Set within the stunning grounds of Roundhill Grange, florist Lucy will show you how to find the best foliage from the hedgerows and woods to turn into a beautiful festive wreath to take pride of place on your door. She’ll also show you how to create a simple garland centre piece for the Christmas dinner […]
This talk has been CANCELLED due to the rise in Covid cases in the Castle Cary area. A talk about the Steart Marshes at Caryford Hall. A wild, wetland landscape for the future that helps people and wildlife adapt to climate change There will be tea and coffee from 7.30pm and the talk will commence at […]
A lecture on the subject of couples in Modern British Art entitled ‘Lover, Teacher, Muse or Rival’, This interesting lecture will be delivered by James Russell at Caryford Hall, Castle Cary and will be followed by seasonal refreshments. A time to welcome all new members and to thank exhibition helpers. Entrance is free to members, […]
On March 19 2021, a volcano erupted in Iceland at Geldingadlir, where none had appeared for 800 years.
In locked-down Somerset, the photographer and writer Max Milligan leapt out of bed, plotting a stealth return to the land of ice and fire. He envisaged his dream shot: the elusive aurora borealis flickering behind the lava spout in the night sky. Five weeks later he was the only photographer to record those incredible combined phenomenon.
Gardening is perhaps the most accessible experimentation that most of us indulge in, But in gardening and in farming the scientific experimental model, where individual variables are isolated and their effect tested in a controlled environment may not be appropriate as there are an infinite number of variables on and between plants in a garden or on a farm. Charles explores how plants themselves might teach us about processes that occur under the soil and asks “Is this science?”.
Guy's mission was to explain to Hussein how wonderful British life and culture was, and Hussein's was to describe to Guy the realities of life as a young black Muslim in Britain in 2019. Over a forty-mile hike they made friends, fell out, told stories, encountered strangers, argued, laughed and got very sore feet. Held up by COVID-19 and dramatically diverted by BLM, they reached the end of their walk together, but for both of them it marked the start of a new and more important journey.