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The Dove hits its century

Bruton’s award-winning parish magazine The Dove publishes its 100th issue this month, and has celebrated with a colour section and a special cover treatment.

The magazine, which covers Bruton and the wider benefice, is edited by Elizabeth Balfour and run by a team of volunteers.

Pick up a copy of the special edition before they run out!

You can subscribe and get it delivered – fill in the form in the magazine or contact Mike Kelham at mikekelham@btinternet.com

Bricolage in Bruton

Bricolage in Bruton

The current exhibition at Bruton’s Museum is a collection of contemporary bricolage and drawings by artist Alexandra Drysdale. What’s bricolage, you ask? It’s the creation or construction from a diverse range of available things, the process of improvisation in a human endeavour. The objects on display combine original and traditional techniques of art and craft,… Continue Reading

Celtic folk in Cary

Roving Crows will be playing at Caryford Hall, Maggs Lane, Castle Cary BA7 7JJ on Saturday 08 December.  They are a Celtic folk fusion band – innovative, funky and energetic.  Doors open 18.45.  Performance starts 19.30.  Advance tickets £12.00 from Bailey Hill bookshop, Castle Cary or www.wegottickets.com/event/436734 £15 on the door. Plenty of free off road parking and cash… Continue Reading

So here it is: Bruton Christmas Evening

So here it is: Bruton Christmas Evening

On the twelfth of December Bruton will light up for the Bruton Christmas Evening. Join us from 6pm to witness the lantern procession as local children guide Father Christmas to his grotto. Come into the grotto at the old Post Office (40 High Street) for your child to see Santa and receive a special gift.… Continue Reading

Rail disruption over Christmas and New Year

Rail disruption over Christmas and New Year

Westbury station will be closed over Christmas and New Year, meaning that most northbound trains from Bruton will not go beyond Frome. This will disrupt travellers to and from Bath, Bristol, Salisbury, Southampton and London Waterloo. A bus service will run from Frome. From the GWR website: Westbury Station will be closed from Sunday 23… Continue Reading

Consultation on proposed housing development

Consultation on proposed housing development

The team behind a proposed new housing development off the Brewham Road near Darkey Lane are holding a drop-in session so locals can find out more about their plans. The developers are Acorn, the company behind the project currently being built on the Frome Road, but this development will be very different in character and affordability.… Continue Reading

Memorial service for former master of Sexey’s Hospital

A memorial service for Neville Chamberlain, for many years Master of Sexey’s Hospital and a well loved and respected member of the Bruton community, will be held on November 24th at 10am at St Mary’s. The Rt Rev Chamberlain, who before moving to Bruton was Bishop of Brechin, died on October 8th, aged 78. Daily… Continue Reading

Reggae festival offers Bruton residents discount

Reggae festival offers Bruton residents discount

The organisers of a festival at Gilcombe Farm are offering Bruton residents a discount on ticket. The One Love festival is described as “at the forefront of the UK Reggae and World music scene for over 11yrs – The People’s Festival of un-dividing peace and un-conquering love – we create a world that allows you… Continue Reading

Caro hosts Nordic Supper

Caro hosts Nordic Supper

Inspired by a windswept walk though the forest and onto the beach, Caro welcomes you to enjoy their menu of Northern European ingredients, bringing a uniquely Nordic experience to life. £35, BYOB. Email hello@carosomerset.com to book. June 16th at 7.30pm, The Space at Caro, Grove Alley. Continue Reading

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