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Chistmas late night shopping

Chistmas late night shopping

Santa has kindly agreed to interrupt his busy schedule and will be abseiling from At The Chapel, to the delight of us all, and will then greet the little and not so little ones in his Grotto at the Sun Inn. With our array of ...

Help our river with the BrueCREW

Help our river with the BrueCREW

Come to a public meeting to hear about BrueCREW’s projects for 2017/2018: 7.30-9.30pm, Wednesday 29 November in the Clubroom, At The Chapel, Bruton and bring your skills, knowledge and energy. BrueCREW is a new charitable ...

MUGA opens for sporting business

MUGA opens for sporting business

The Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA) on Jubilee Park has been officially opened by Bruton’s Mayor Steve Hall. The floodlit arena can be used for many sports including netball and football. It’s construction was funded ...

New footpath along river opens

New footpath along river opens

The new footpath from Darkey Lane toward the dam and Brewham has opened. The old path, which ran along the north side of the River Brue, had long been closed off because of a collapsed crossing many years ago. Walkers had ...

From Russia with love

From Russia with love

An extraordinary story is coming to Bruton Museum in October. It’s a tale that sounds more like fiction than fact, but it’s all true: a Russian girl is sent to seduce and spy on English embassy employee in Moscow ...

Can you help us run Bruton’s website?

Can you help us run Bruton’s website?

We’re looking to volunteers to assist us with adding news and articles, keeping the diary up to date, and making sure the information on here is correct. The site is run by a small team and we could really do with some ...

Singer-songwriter visits Cary

Singer-songwriter visits Cary

Singer-songwriter, musician & actress Charlie Dore, best known for her 1979 US hit “Pilot of the Airwaves”, visits Castle Cary next month. She will be joined on stage by Julian Littman (Steeleye Span, Dexy’s ...

Travel photographer Max Milligan on show in Frome

Acclaimed Scottish landscape photographer Max Milligan will be exhibiting some of his latest work  at Settlers Stores new boutique in Frome as part of Somerset Art Weeks  ...

Can you spare Bruton Mini Day Care a few hours?

We would like a few more volunteers to help out or even cook a healthy/hearty meal every 4 to 6 weeks for about 15-18 people. Nothing fancy!!  All expenses reimbursed.   ...

Somerset Wildlife Trust’s steam train bake-off

Somerset Wildlife Trust’s special fundraiser returns for a second year and is proud to present the ‘Steam Tea Wildlife Special’  steam train ride on Thursday 26th October.  This year it returns with a special VIP guest – Val ...

Somerset Wetlands voted UK’s Best Environment Project

Somerset Wetlands voted UK’s Best Environment Project

  Avalon Marshes Somerset, near the Rive Brue below Galstonbury, which conserves the unique landscape, heritage and wildlife of the local wetland area, was voted the Best Environment Project in the National Lottery ...

THE WORLD FIRST SUPERHERO TRI SEES PARALYMPIC CHAMPIONS CHEER ON OVER 1,500 EVERYDAY SUPERHEROES

THE WORLD FIRST SUPERHERO TRI SEES PARALYMPIC CHAMPIONS CHEER ON OVER 1,500 EVERYDAY SUPERHEROES

The first ever Superhero Tri, powered by npower, celebrated over 1,500 Everyday Superheroes at the atmospheric event More than 20 teams took part in the Celebrity Superhero Tri alone, each with their own Celebrity Team ...

Nine artists’ work will be on show in Frome during Somerset Arts Weeks, from 23rd September to 8th October 2017.

In the historic Round Tower Gallery at the Black Swan Arts (Venue 3) in Frome, Angela Morley and Fiona Campbell will show art made from the wrapping and weaving of natural and found materials.  Angela plays with functional ...

SOMERSET WILDLIFE TRUST LAUNCHES CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN TO CREATE A BUZZ  AROUND BEES 

SOMERSET WILDLIFE TRUST LAUNCHES CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN TO CREATE A BUZZ  AROUND BEES 

9th August 2017 – Since the 1930s in the UK we’ve lost 97% of our wildflower meadows, and with them our critical pollinators such as bees and butterflies. To help reverse this decline, and to support the creation ...

Somerset Arts Weeks Prospect Festival 2017

Somerset Arts Weeks Prospect Festival 2017

Three artists from Somerset were faced with the prospect of having nowhere  to show their work for this year’s SAW until a brand new venue was offered to them.  A barn in the  ...

BCP presents £15,252.03 cheque to Town Council for MUGA

BCP presents £15,252.03 cheque to Town Council for MUGA

The picture shows Gordon Fry (right), Chairman of Bruton Community Partnership (BCP) presenting a cheque for £15,252.03 this morning to the Bruton Town Council, which was accepted by Cllr James Hood (left). The money was ...

FIELD TRIP FESTIVAL

FIELD TRIP FESTIVAL

House, techno, drum & bass and breaks extravaganza Field Trip Festival is back from 25 to  28 August. It takes place at the lush Gilcombe Farm in Bruton.    ...

BOLD NEW SPORTS SERIES UNLEASHES ‘EVERYDAY  SUPERHEROES’ AROUND THE NATION ​

BOLD NEW SPORTS SERIES UNLEASHES ‘EVERYDAY  SUPERHEROES’ AROUND THE NATION ​

Fifty-four–year-old Sean O’Connor from Bruton had his left leg amputated in 2014,  but that won’t stop him from taking on an epic challenge on 19 August at Dorney  ...

The Jar Family performing at Caryford Community Hall

The Jar Family performing at Caryford Community Hall

The Jar Family will be performing at Caryford Community Hall, Castle Cary on Saturday 29  July. They are a Hartlepool-based band who have supported Alabama 3 on two UK tours.  At  ...

Upcoming FMLY Events

Wed 24 May Fmly Store: Crafty lock-in, 6–8pm. Adult-only evening of crafts and catch-ups – make a pompom garland to take home, and enjoy exclusive discounts. BYOB, we’ll provide the nibbles. Tickets £7.50. ...

Sale of Garden, home and D.I.Y Tools

Saturday 25 March Castle Cary Market House, 9am to 12pm. Wide selection of refurbished and nearly-new tools and equipment. Something for everyone – Guaranteed! vintage tools and curios. Secateurs, shears, spades, forks, ...

CERAMICS EXHIBITION

A tremendous exhibition of ceramics, Material: Earth, is on at Messum’s Barn in Tisbury until 1 May. Artists include such world-famous names as Hans Coper, Lucie Rie, Grayson Perry, Edmund de Waal and Elizabeth Fritsch, among ...

Make a film in a week

Monday 13 February–Saturday 18 February 10am–4pm This course is for young people aged 15–24 years old and it will run at Sexey’s School Drama Studio, Bruton. The course is 100% practical. It will teach you how to make a short ...

BRUTON COUNTRY CENTRE

BRUTON COUNTRY CENTRE

We are pleased to announce we are the new owners of Bruton Country Centre. Please feel free to pop in for a look around and a chat, and let us know if there are any products you would like to see in stock. We currently supply ...

BECOME A GOVERNOR AT EAST SOMERSET FEDERATION (BRUTON PRIMARY AND UPTON NOBLE C. OF E. VC PRIMARY SCHOOLS)

The East Somerset Federation Governing Body encompasses Bruton Primary and Upton Noble C of E VC Primary Schools and includes volunteers from both communities. This enables us to use our experience and knowledge to support ...

JOBBYDOO www.jobbydoo.co.uk is a new search engine to help find job opportunities quickly, easily and for free!

It aggregates job vacancies from all career sites, job boards and recruitment agencies, and organises that information to make it accessible and useful. 100% free, no registration required. The site is completely secure – ...

SIDE BY SIDE WITH PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA IN SOMERSET

A local charity is seeking volunteers for a new service to help people with dementia to keep doing the things they love. Side by Side is a free service from Alzheimer’s Society that provides one-to-one support, making it ...

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 ...

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 ...

BRUTON TOWN PLAN

A fresh Town Plan is going to be essential if we are to raise the money we need to continue to make improvements to Bruton. The plan will be of little use unless residents and others know about it and broadly agree with what ...

Bruton Trust

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 ...

Bruton Carers

Bruton has a carers’ group that meets on the third Wednesday of each month. It’s for you, if you give up your time to care for a family member, a friend or a neighbour and are completely unpaid. You could be a parent carer, a ...

Bruton Walkers

Bruton Walkers have changed their format slightly. We are now meeting at 10am instead of 10.30. We will still be walking once a fortnight; each time there will be a short walk, and monthly there will be a long walk as well. ...

ST MARY’S ACCESS FOR COMMUNITY

ST MARY’S ACCESS FOR COMMUNITY We are working hard towards making the church, with its new space, more accessible to the community. I have been running both the FaceBook Page and Twitter accounts for St Mary’s for nearly a ...

The Indian Kitchen (formerly Bruton Spice)

The Indian restaurant and takeaway at 9 High Street, Bruton, is under new management and is now called The Indian Kitchen. It is open from 5 till 11.30pm seven days a week including bank holidays. It serves a wide range of ...

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