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27 May 2016 18°C
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Bruton Packhorse Fair 2016
Packhorse Fair
The Packhorse Fair takes place on Bank Holiday Monday 30 May, along Lower Backway and King’s grounds, with the Community Hall, St Mary’s Church and Crown Green included as well. This year King’s School has kindly given more space for parking,
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Bruton Town plan - have your say
Bruton Town Plan: have your say at the Packhorse Fair
The Bruton public will have their first chance to help create a new plan for the town at the Packhorse Fair on 30 May 2016. The Western Gazette caught up with town councillors, members of the Bruton Community Partnership and others on 12 May. Town Councillor
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Bruton Poetry Plaform
Bruton Poetry Platform
On Saturday 28 May, as part of the Festival, the Poetry Platform takes place At The Chapel at 7.30pm (it replaces the Sweatshop Competition this year). Compered by Liv Torc, winner of the last National Radio 4 Poetry Slam, it is open to everyone aged 16+.
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Bruton Museum casespace - any old iron
Casespace this month: Any Old Iron
Three centuries of ironing technology. An intriguing collection of flat irons, including an interesting variety of laundry products, collected by the late Phil Clements, a resident of Bruton. Also being shown in public for the first time are items of Queen
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LOCAL BUSINESSES: PLEASE HELP RAISE FUNDS FOR SCOUTS AND CUBS
LOCAL BUSINESSES: PLEASE HELP RAISE FUNDS FOR SCOUTS AND CUBS
We are appealing to local businesses to raise funds for the 3rd Bruton Scouts. We currently run three groups a week for young people aged between six and 14½ yrs, delivering a wide range of indoor activities and outdoor experiences including nights away to
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Youth Cinema Summer Film School
Youth Cinema Summer Film School
Monday 18 July–Saturday 23 July 10am–4pm. 
This course is for young people aged 15–24 years old and it will run at Sexey’s School Drama Studio, Bruton, Somerset.
The course is 100% practical. It will teach you how to make a short film
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Man on Bench - Sculpture by Giles Penny
Man on Bench - Sculpture by Giles Penny
Artist Giles Penny has been asked by Bruton Town Council to lend his sculpture ‘Man on Bench’ to the town for a second year so that we can raise the funds to buy it and keep it as a permanent feature in Bruton. Giles has already invested a substantial
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The choir, from the Kodály Music School, Kecskemét, Hungary, will be giving a concert on Tuesday 21 June at 7.30pm in St Mary’s Church, Bruton (conductor: László Durányik). One of the leading girls’ choirs in the world, they have won twenty first prizes in international Competitions and two gold medals – World Choir Games, China, 2006. Tickets: £6 adults (accompanied children free) available from Bruton Pharmacy, Church Bridge Stores or phone 01749 812 281. ‘Every piece was stunning, inspiring and exquisite’ – Singer.com This concert is supported by St Mary’s Church, Bruton, and Bruton Choral Society.
THE AURIN GIRLS’ CHOIR FROM HUNGARY
The choir, from the Kodály Music School, Kecskemét, Hungary, will be giving a concert on Tuesday 21 June at 7.30pm in St Mary’s Church, Bruton (conductor: László Durányik). One of the leading girls’ choirs in the world, they have won twenty first
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Somerset Wildlife Trust
Somerset Wildlife Trust Appoints Its First On-Site Visitor Officer
Thanks to some generous funding from Martin Stanley, one of Somerset Wildlife Trust’s Trustees, we are delighted to welcome Olivia Dullaghan to the team as our very first Visitor Management Officer. She will be out and about in our flagship nature reserves
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Bruton Art Society
BRUTON ART SOCIETY
Founded in 1953 by a small group of enthusiastic artists, the society aims to promote and encourage artists and the appreciation of art in our area. Bruton Art Society has now grown to over 200 members from Bruton, Wincanton, Castle Cary and the surrounding towns
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Bruton Trust latest news
Bruton Trust
We are now looking to broaden our public appeal and attract more members. Our core aims are to encourage high standards in public planning and architecture in Bruton and its surroundings, as well as to maintain or improve local features of historic interest.
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The Culture Trip 2015 award for Bruton
The Culture Trip picks Bruton as its Somerset Local Favourite 2015
The Culture Trip has picked its ten coolest neighbourhoods in the UK, and Bruton is the Somerset Local Favourite. A small town of 3,000 nestled in Somerset’s River Brue valley may not seem the likeliest contender for one of Britain’s coolest neighbourhoods,
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SOUTH WEST TRAINS PROMOTES VISITS TO BRUTON
The Culture Trip picks Bruton as its Somerset Local Favourite 2015
The Culture Trip has picked its ten coolest neighbourhoods in the UK, and Bruton is the Somerset Local Favourite. A small town of 3,000 nestled in Somerset’s River Brue valley may not seem the likeliest contender for one of Britain’s coolest neighbourhoods, but
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Direct train to and from London
Direct train to and from London
The inauguration of the direct train service between Bruton and London Waterloo took place on Monday 14 December. The first train leaves London at 12.50, arriving at Bruton Station at 15.18. The first train from Bruton leaves at 17.10, arriving at Waterloo
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About Bruton

About Bruton

Bruton is a town of some 3,000 in the south-east corner of Somerset. Though smaller than some villages, it has a town council and mayor and is proud of its status as one of the smallest towns in England. Built in the valley of the River Brue, it is situated between Frome, Gillingham and ...

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