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Decorated Window Competition 2019 (28 September - 5 October)

 We are inviting local businesses to join in the fun of Carnival Week by decorating their shop window with carnival inspired themes to set the mood in the town in the lead up to Carnival night. It would be great if as many local businesses would take part as possible. There is no entry fee for taking part however the winner will receive a trophy which will be awarded on carnival night and can be held until Carnival 2020. We look forward to receiving your entry form. Please complete the form at by Wednesday 25th September.

Posted: 05/08/2019 13:50:00


Upcoming Events

Event: Historic Helicopter Open Day
Location: Chard Equestrian, Whitehouse Farm Cricket St Thomas, Chard, Somerset TA20 4BP

Historic Helicopter will be hosting a Family Fun Day to mark World Helicopter Day on 18 August 2019. We hope to fly the world’s only airworthy Westland Whirlwind and conduct a Search and Rescue demonstration. We will also be showcasing the world’s only flying Westland Wessex HU.5The Historic Helicopter group is raising money for the RAF Benevolent Fund and the Navy Wings charities. The Army Display Team will have a climbing wall, virtual reality games and a living history display with military re-enactors.There will also be a drone racing qualifier for the national championships, which will involve battling it out on an assault course using VR technology.

Date: 18/08/2019
Time: 10am to 5pm
Price: £10 per person or £25 car

Event: Yesterday's Farming
Location: Leaze Farm, Haselbury Plucknett, TA18 7PJ

The South Somerset Agricultural Preservation Club's annual two day event. This year returning to Leaze Farm, Haselbury Plucknett by kind permission of the Baker family. A great day out with working and static displays including steam, horse and vintage tractor ploughing, stationary engines, land rovers, haymaking and harvesting, vintage & classic tractors, threshing and wood sawing, craft tent, dog show (Sunday) and lots more. Auction of vintage tractors, machinery and bygones (Saturday). We very much look forward to seeing you! For more information go to or phone 07754 593545.

Date: 18/08/2019
Time: 10am to 5pm
Price: Adults £8, OAPs £7 and Children free

Event: Dance with Shakespeare: Historical Dance Class
Location: Barrington Village Hall

Go along to ‘Dances with Shakespeare: Historical Dance Class’. Taught by friendly specialist. No experience or partner needed. Wear light loose clothes and flexible footwear. Entry £6, just turn up, check before first time. For more information phone 01935 472771 or email

Date: 18/08/2019
Time: 1.30pm to 4pm
Price: £6

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