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Messiah performance postponed

Messiah performance postponed

Tonight’s performance of the Messiah has been postponed because of the weather.

Details of a new date and ticket validity will follow.

Folk-rockers in Cary

Folk-rockers in Cary

The Jar Family are returning to Caryford Community Hall, Castle Cary on Saturday 17 March at 18:45. The collective of five singer song writers who create a truly amazing live show received a rapturous ovation when last here. Indie Folk-Rock at its finest. Advance tickets £15 from Bailey Hill bookshop and The Market House in Castle… Continue Reading

Power of Women screen Suffragette

Power of Women screen Suffragette

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March Where West Begins are screening Suffragette and hosting a Power of Women POW panel Women’s Leadership in our Community at Wincanton Town Hall on March 8th at 6.30pm. If you haven’t seen the 2015 film, Suffragette, directed by Sarah Gavron, written by Abi Morgan, and starring Carey… Continue Reading

Time to tidy up Bruton

Time to tidy up Bruton

The annual Community Spring Clean, organised by Mill on the Brue, takes place on Saturday March 3. Everyone is invited to come down and help clean up the tow, Equipment and protective gear will be provided. Meet at 10am at the Mill on the Brue car park by Budgens. For more information, call 01749 812307.… Continue Reading

What’s on in Bruton 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, please let is know and send us as much information as possible (pictures are helpful!) to editor@brutontown.com If you spot an error or omission please… Continue Reading

An ancient archer’s story illustrated

Bruton Museum is highlighting the story of the Amesbury Archer, a skeleton dating from more than 4,000 years ago, which was uncovered near Stonehenge in 2002.   Artist Jane Brayne has worked for years alongside archaeologists at Stonehenge, digging, drawing the unearthed objects, capturing the prehistoric landscape and its people. Jane fashioned the original  drawings… Continue Reading

MUGA repair work

Remedial work to the tarmac surface of the MUGA will take place this week from Tue 16 Jan to Thu 18 Jan. During this period the MUGA will be closed. Continue Reading

Bristol-based artist joins Bruton Museum for the summer

Bristol-based artist joins Bruton Museum for the summer

Bruton Museum is delighted to be welcoming Dorcas Casey, a Bristol-based artist,  to join its team over the summer. Working with local people, Dorcas will create contemporary works inspired by the wonderful objects in the museum collections and their stories. The artworks will go on public display at the museum during Somerset Art Weeks (23… Continue Reading

Vote for Feltham’s Farm in the Great British Cheese Awards 2017 

Vote for Feltham’s Farm in the Great British Cheese Awards 2017 

Local people and cheese fans are being urged to vote for Feltham’s Farm in Horsington, Somerset in the 2017  Great British Cheese Awards in two categories Best Artisan Cheese and Best Soft Cheese for its Renegade Monk  cheese.  The Great British Cheese Awards recognise, promote and reward excellence in the artisan cheese  industry and celebrate the best of British cheese produced and distributed by independent cheese makers and  retailers.     Renegade Monk is a soft blue cheese, rind washed in ale from Frome’s Milk Street Brewery, and made using  organic pasteurised cow’s milk from Bruton Dairy.   It is one of twelve shortlisted cheeses in each category out of  500 nominated cheeses by the public nationwide.  The Great British Cheese Awards stand apart from similar  events as no other cheese awards give the general public such a large voice in influencing and rewarding  outstanding British cheese. The Great British Cheese Awards don’t rely on tastings by a panel of judges at  country shows, instead these awards bring together hundreds of thousands of people online, who, along with  industry experts, food writers and celebrities give the artisan cheese industry unparalleled prominence. Members  of the public can vote online for Feltham’s Farm’s Renegade Monk until 12th August at  www.greatbritishcheeseawards.com.     Marcus Fergusson, Cheesemaker at Feltham’s Farm says “We could only have managed this with the wonderful  partners who have supported us from the start – including Steve and Jules at the Roth Bar & Grill, Steve at the  Pear Tree in Sherborne, Naomi and Ruth at Kimbers, Phil at Bill the Butchers in Bruton, Simon at Palmer Street  Bottle in Frome, Tom at The Village Shop Charlton Horthorne, and Charlie at The Somerset Wine Shop in Castle  Cary.  The Great British Cheese Awards are exciting for us because they are voted for solely by the public .  If we  win the cheese will get national recognition and we can expand our business”.      Last year, over 7,500 people voted for their favourite cheeses, producers and retailers and there are plans to make  the 2017 awards even greater. The overall winners will be announced at a prestigious awards ceremony set to be  held in London on 11th October 2017.     Feltham’s Farm Ltd Press Enquiries   Feltham’s Farm is an artisan cheese dairy based in Horsington, South Somerset.  It is part of a smallholding that aims to be  sustainable using homegrown pigs to eat the organic whey by-product.  The smallholding is owned by husband and wife team  Marcus Fergusson and Penny Nagle.   Our online presence is currently  through Facebook and Instagram  https://www.facebook.com/felthamsfarm/?ref=br_rs    For more information contact:     Penny Nagle or Marcus Fergusson   pennynagle@gmail.com  marcus_fergusson@hotmail.com  tel   01963   370857  Great British Cheese Awards Press Enquiries:  Lesley Parr at Splat PR; email lesley@splat-marketing.co.uk or call +44 (0) 7754 482139.  ​ Notes for editors:   What are the Great British Cheese Awards?  The Great British Cheese Awards have been launched with the specific aim to recognise, promote and reward  excellence in the artisan cheese industry and are organised by Great British Chefs (the UK’s fastest growing food  website) and Peter’s Yard, whose crispbread was recently named as “the best biscuit for cheese out there”.     How do the Great British Cheese Awards differ from other similar awards?  The awards will not reply on tastings alone; they will bring together hundreds of thousands of online food lovers  with industry experts, food writers and celebrity cheese fans to give the artisan cheese industry unparalleled  prominence. Ultimately, the people who eat cheese and buy cheese will be the ones who decide who deserves to  win a prestigious award. People vote online for their favourites which are then shortlisted and judged by a panel  of illustrious judges that include industry experts, food writers and celebrities.  … Continue Reading

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