offical Bruton Town website - photo by Gareth Griffiths
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This month
WHAT'S ON IN BRUTON THIS MONTH
We try to make our listings of events and activities in the town as comprehensive as possible, but we need your help to do so. If you are organising an event or spot an omission or error, please let us know.
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The Packhorse Fair is back!
After a fallow year while King’s music block was built, the highlight of Bruton’s calendar returns on May 27th. As always the day includes dozens of stalls, activities for all the family, a great music line up and of course lots of food and drink! You can find
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International choir concert at St Mary's
20th anniversary concert by the international, award winning AURIN GIRLS’ CHOIR from the Kodály School, Kecskemét, Hungary, conducted by László Durányik A varied programme of music, including sacred motets, Hungarian folk songs, spirituals and light pieces St Mary€
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The Newt In Somerset
Gardens now open to the public For many years, this historic country estate in Somerset has been under restoration. The first phase of The Newt in Somerset is now open, a visitor attraction incorporating its local heritage and curiously cultivated gardens. The Newt in Some
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This month
International choir concert at St Mary’s

International choir concert at St Mary’s

20th anniversary concert by the international, award winning AURIN GIRLS’ CHOIR from the Kodály School, Kecskemét, Hungary, conducted by László Durányik A varied programme of music, including sacred motets, Hungarian folk songs, spirituals and light pieces St Mary’s Church, Bruton, Wednesday 26 June, 7.30pm Admission £7 in advance, £10 on the door, Children free From… Read more

The Newt In Somerset

The Newt In Somerset

Gardens now open to the public For many years, this historic country estate in Somerset has been under restoration. The first phase of The Newt in Somerset is now open, a visitor attraction incorporating its local heritage and curiously cultivated gardens. The Newt in Somerset – formerly Hadspen House – is a working estate celebrating… Read more

Brue Crew needs your help

Brue Crew needs your help

BrueCREW need your strong arms and backs on Saturday, 25th May to complete their most ambitious ‘natural flood management’ work to date – building two stone berms upstream of Church Bridge. Volunteers should arrive at 9 am for a briefing, by the riverside seat at the Patwell Lane end of Church Bridge. Local stone will… Read more

Open Studios recognises Bruton artist

Open Studios recognises Bruton artist

Now the largest event in Somerset for visual artists and makers, Somerset Open Studios draws Art Weeks back to its roots, focusing on artists in their working environment. Between 15- 30 September 2018, artists demonstrate how they make their work; their process, practice and inspiration. The event allows a rare opportunity to see inside artists’… Read more

Support for well being in South Somerset

Support for well being in South Somerset

A new NHS website has launched promoting well being in the area, and including a directory of available help and support. You can browse through hundreds of local services, groups and activities that could improve your well being, as well as finding health-boosting self-management tools and tips. The directory includes organisations which can help with… Read more

Somerset Sight seeks volunteers in Bruton

Somerset Sight seeks volunteers in Bruton

Somerset Sight is a standalone charity that was first established in 1919, so we celebrate our Centenary next year! We started in 1919 to help the veterans returning from the trenches at the end of WW1 as many of them were suffering sight loss due to being injured or gassed during that conflict, and since… Read more

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 more hands! If you could spare an hour or two a month it… Read more

Help save Man on Bench for Bruton

Help save Man on Bench for Bruton

What would you think if you had the opportunity to buy a piece of sculpture for £10…. a unique piece of art, for the price of two cinema tickets? Contribute to keeping Man on Bench in Bruton Whether you are a local or someone who may one day be a visitor to our town, you… Read more

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.    Shortlisted for ‘Best UK Dance Event’ at this year’s UK Festival Awards, Field Trip keeps  things personal with a 3,000 capacity and four-stage set-up that covers many musical bases.  It boasts great production and light and sound, and when the sun sets and rises in the  backdrop there are some truly spine-tingling memories to be made. Add in fairground rides,  all sorts of plush camping options, stalls and a great range of food and drink options and this  is the only festival you need.    The biggest names are dance legends Leftfield, who play a special DJ set covering all the  sounds they are known for, and Faithless, the iconic dance band with more hits than any  other act. They also play a special DJ set and will be joined by the likes of Circus boss  Yousef, Polish house stars Cats N’ Dogz, Eat Static Live, Benny Page, Goldie Lookin Chain,  CamelPhat and many more.   As well as a Ministry of Sound takeover, Viper Recordings Live will be running the drum &  bass tent on Saturday 26th with special guest headliner DJ Hype alongside Koven,  InsideInfo, Cyantific, Mob Tactics & BMotion. Benny Page will headline a three-hour Run  Tingz Recordings, and get ready for Randall b2b Dillinga b2b Bryan Gee.    Times and ticket prices from:   www.fieldtripparty.co.uk; www.facebook.com/events/759482454220386;  www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/field-trip-festival-tickets-30329288719.      Read more

Silver tankard returns to Bruton

Silver tankard returns to Bruton

A 300 year old silver tankard has been brought home to Bruton after the town’s museum bought it at auction last week. The tankard can now be seen in the museum in a secure case bought with the help of Lottery Funds. The final display will be more informative and the museum intends to display… Read more

New app created to engage new audiences with wildlife conservation

New app created to engage new audiences with wildlife conservation

A new Mammals on Roads app for iOS9 and above, and Android 7, has been created to enable sightings of Britain’s mammals to be recorded on the move, allowing wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) to identify changes in population numbers and help conservation. The app is free, easy to use, and boasts… Read more

Recycling site permit success brings weekend access

Recycling site permit success brings weekend access

Somerset’s vehicle permits scheme has proved so successful that councillors have, after carefully listening to the views of users, decided to relax it to allow vans, pick-ups and car-towed trailers access whenever recycling sites are open. Established last year, the scheme allowed permit vehicles to use open recycling sites at any time on weekdays but… Read more

About Bruton

About Bruton

Bruton is an ancient former market town in the south-east corner of Somerset. Home to around 3,000 people, we have become well known as a centre for education and the arts, with a lively and friendly community. Though smaller than some villages, we have a mayor and are proud of our status as one of the smallest towns in England. Read more

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