What's on inShepton Mallet

Welcome to Shepton Mallet

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Shepton Mallet - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Shepton Mallet to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Tourist information Shepton Mallet

Tourist Information

Everything you need to know if you're visiting Shepton Mallet as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Shepton Mallet

03
SEP
Weave Workshop
Fashion Museum Bath

Taking a light brown and blue striped wool gauze dress with blue pom‐poms from the 1840s as a starting point this workshop will guide you through how to thread up your own rigid heddle backstrap loom and then weave cloth with it.…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01225 477789
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10
SEP
Kenneth Armitage 1916 - 2002 Centenary sculpture
Victoria Art Gallery

On moving to the area Kenneth Armitage aspired to carve in Bath stone however on seeing Brunels engineering achievements he decided to work in metal.He became one of the new generation of sculptors whose work responded to the anxieties of the arms…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: +44(0)1225 477233
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15
SEP
Practice
ICIA The Edge

BE THERE AT THE START OF NEW THEATRE AND DANCE IN DEVELOPMENT.Practice gives artists and audiences the opportunity to come together to test new and innovative contemporary performance in development. Four extracts of work in progress selected by application are followed by…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 386777
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15
SEP
Twilight Talk - ‘The neatest worker of the party
Fashion Museum Bath

It is well known that work is synonymous with needlework in Jane Austens novels. Austen herself was proud of her prowess with the needle. Drawing on her letters and novels Maggie Lane considers the role of needlework in bonding communities…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +44(0)1225 477789
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20
SEP
Brigid Keenan In Conversation
Fashion Museum Bath

Brigid Keenan will discuss her far‐from‐ordinary life growing up in India and coming of age in sixties London to being Fashion Editor at the Sunday Times at the age of 21. This event includes a book signing of Brigids new memoir Full…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +44(0)1225 477789
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24
SEP
Somersets Festival Of Transport
Wincanton Race Course

We are transport show from vintage to present day added attraction of trade craft models and much more…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07900 695620
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01
OCT
Royal School of Needlework Workshop
Fashion Museum Bath

Royal School of Needlework tutor Deborah Wilding will be teaching a bespoke Blackwork class at the Fashion Museum Bath Study Facilities on Saturday 1st October 2016. This class is suitable for both beginners and more advanced stitchers and is based on this…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +44(0)1225 477789
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14
OCT
Mystery Jets
Komedia

Eclectic British 5 piece the Mystery Jets have announced a release date for their long awaited new album Radlands and a 16 date tour of the UK to follow in support starting on the 28th…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
OCT
Pottery for Beginners
The Roman Baths

Book onto our day school on early pottery in Britain. You will get the opportunity to handle pottery from late Medieval to Victorian times and learn how to identify them. Book on 01225 477773. £45.00£35.00 for Discovery Card holders.Category: Classes Courses…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01225 477773
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DEC
Christmas With The Rat Pack
The Dragonfly Theatre

Tis the season to be merry Beat the winter blues with the special Christmas version of the hit show for the festive season ‐ Direct from the 02 Arena David Alaceys original Rat Pack Show in its 18th year comes to The…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01761 502222
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JAN
Latin for Beginners
The Roman Baths

Meet the classical authors discover the Latin words behind many English ones see how the language works... and hear the Latin of poets and others all in a day.Next time you visit the Roman Baths Museum you will look with fresh eyes…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)1225 477773
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04
FEB
Greek for Beginners
The Roman Baths

By the end of the day students will be able to read the Greek alphabet and recognise the Greek origins of many English words. Well begin learning how the Greek language is structured. Well also discuss the history of the Greek language…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)1225 477773
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Tourist Attractions


East Somerset Railway

Enjoy a relaxed, unhurried and civilised journey on a steam train here at the East Somerset Railway. The majestic steam engine has been around for over 200 years. Seeing the trains in all their glory brings a real sense of history to your visit and there is always…

Haynes International Motor Museum

Travel through motoring history at Britain's most spectacular international collection of historic cars from around the world. You've loved them, you've loathed them, or you've lusted after them ‐ now they're all under one roof.Founded by John Haynes OBE, Chairman of the Haynes Publishing Group, the collection of…

Wookey Hole Caves

Wookey Hole Caves ' a great day out for all the family, whatever the weather... Wander through the prehistoric valley of the Dinosaurs featuring King Kong and relax in our magical Fairy Garden. The 19th Century Paper Mill houses a variety of fascinating attractions including the Victorian Penny…

Glastonbury Abbey

For centuries travellers and pilgrims have visited this sacred site, situated in the heart of the beautiful county of Somerset. Traditionally the seat of Christianity in England and steeped in legend, Glastonbury Abbey attracts visitors from across the globe, who come to marvel at these romantic ruins.As well…

The Shoe Museum

Shoes and related exhibits from Roman times to the present day. Documents and photographs tell the history of shoemaking in 19th century Street. Wheelchair Access is not available at weekends.Times: Mon‐Fri 10.00‐16.45 Sat 10.00‐17.00 Sun 11.00‐17.00 Prices:Free entry …

Bearberry Snooker Club

SnookerPool Hall at Bearberry Snooker Club in Radstock, Avon. Contact venue on 01761 419456 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

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