What's On

A list of photographic exhibitions and interesting photographic events within reach of us - please check with web sites before traveling to ensure they are still current

Update - corona virus

18/03/2020

In view of the news on the corona virus and ever changing circumstances, we would not wish to put members at risk and like many local clubs, have decided to suspend club activities until further notice.
The tri battle is therefore on hold and hopefully we will be able to host next year.
Until we resume face to face meetings, we shall be holding weekly Zoom meetings on a Wednesday at 8pm

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021

27/11/2021

27th November 2021 to 5th June 2022
Closed Mondays
Gaze through the lens of some of the world’s best wildlife photographers and marvel at the beauty of our planet.

From curious underwater species to majestic soaring birds, immerse yourself in this year’s most remarkable nature photography and photojournalism.

100 powerful photographs tell the story of a planet under pressure, giving us a deeper understanding of the issues facing nature and the actions we need to take to protect it. ...more

Grayson’s Art Club

04/12/2021

4 December 2021—4 September 2022
Closed Mondays
Art works chosen by Grayson Perry and guest celebrities during season two of the hit TV series, Grayson’s Art Club will feature in a brand new exhibition this winter!

During lockdown, Grayson Perry helped the nation find comfort and company through art as part of his TV series by Swan Films for Channel 4. ...more

CRAFT - Somerset Portraits and Voices An Exhibition & Book by Kate Lynch

26/03/2022

26 Mar - 5 Jun 2022
Somerset Rural Life Museum, Abbey Farm, Chilkwell St, BA6 8DB ...more

Cerne Giant Festival

09/04/2022

9th April - 15th May
Cerne Abbas & nearby villages ...more

Yeo Valley Organic Garden

27/04/2022

27 Apr - 30 Sep 2022
6.5 acres of Organic goodness! ...more

Celebration: a Festival of Flowers

15/05/2022

15 - 22 May 2022
Salisbury Cathedral
Salisbury Cathedral Flower Designers are delighted to return, bringing breath taking floral designs and inspirational, uplifting displays using beautiful flowers and botanical materials. ...more

NGS Open Gardens: The Old Vicarage East Orchard

22/05/2022

2pm - 5pm Shaftesbury SP7 0BA
1.7 acre wildlife garden with hundreds of different snowdrops, crocus and hellebores and other winter flowering shrubs. ...more

Henry Moore Sharing Form

28/05/2022

28 May – 4 Sep 2022
Hauser & Wirth Somerset will present a major exhibition of works by Henry Moore ...more

NGS Open Gardens: Milton Lodge

05/06/2022

2pm - 5pm Wells BA5 3AQ
Architectural terraces transformed from sloping land with profusion of plants capitalising on views of Wells Cathedral and Vale of Avalon. ...more

The Frome Independent Market

05/06/2022

The first Sunday of the month
March – December

10am – 3pm
Frome town centre ...more

Glastonbury Abbey - Badger Walk

09/06/2022

9th June - 18th August 2022 8pm Main Abbey
Join us as we restart our Badger Walks in 2022 ...more

Glastonbury Abbey - Historical Dance Display

11/06/2022

11th June - 13th August 2022 12:30 Main Abbey
The volunteer historical dance team will share a display of Tudor and Elizabethan dances ranging from social dance to popular courtly dances of the era. You then have an opportunity to join in and learn a selection of dance styles. ...more

Bishop's Palace - Garden Festival

17/06/2022

17th to19th June 2022
Returning for its 8th year, the Palace’s ever popular Garden Festival will once again reunite garden-lovers with specialists from around the country. ...more

NGS Open Gardens: Broadleas House Gardens

19/06/2022

2pm - 5:30pm Devizes SN10 5JQ
6 acre garden of hedges, perennial borders, walled rose garden, secret garden, bee garden and orchard stuffed with good plants. ...more

Marstonbury

24/06/2022

24 Jun - 26 Jun 2022
Marston Park, Tuckmarsh Ln, Frome, BA11 5BP
We bring you an honorary three day event to celebrate our world-famous neighbours, you know, the ones who pretty much invented music festivals - Glastonbury, we salute you! ...more

Photo|Frome Festival of Photography

24/06/2022

24th June to 17th July
‘THE INDEPENDENT EYE’
The theme of Photo|Frome’s inaugural Festival in 2022 celebrates photography
as a unique art-form which offers very personal perspectives on the world ...more

Frome Festival - Marston Park

01/07/2022

1 Jul - 10 Jul 2022
Marston Park, Tuckmarsh Ln, Frome, BA11 5BP
Showcasing up-and-coming local and national talent in music, art, well-being, food and drink. ...more

NGS Open Gardens: Milton Lodge

03/07/2022

2pm - 5pm Wells BA5 3AQ
Architectural terraces transformed from sloping land with profusion of plants capitalising on views of Wells Cathedral and Vale of Avalon. ...more

The Frome Independent Market

03/07/2022

The first Sunday of the month
March – December

10am – 3pm
Frome town centre ...more

Priddy Folk Festival

08/07/2022

8-10th July 2022.
Tickets are sold on line up until 11:59pm on 7th July. If there are any weekend tickets left they will be on sale in the festival office from 10:00am on 9th July. ...more

NGS Open Gardens: The Parish House

17/07/2022

2pm - 5pm Mere BA12 6AJ
The garden at The Parish House is small and south facing surrounded by hedges protecting it from the exposure of a high wide open landscape beyond ...more

The Frome Independent Market

07/08/2022

The first Sunday of the month
March – December

10am – 3pm
Frome town centre ...more

NGS Open Gardens: The Old Vicarage East Orchard

14/08/2022

2pm - 5pm Shaftesbury SP7 0BA
1.7 acre wildlife garden with hundreds of different snowdrops, crocus and hellebores and other winter flowering shrubs. ...more

Imberbus

20/08/2022

20th August 2022
In 2009, a group of bus industry professionals achieved a long standing ambition to run a vintage bus service from Warminster in Wiltshire, to the abandoned village of Imber on the Salisbury Plain.Check website for updated details

The Mid-Somerset Show

21/08/2022

21st Aug Free entry for pedestrians.
A fantastic family day out with something for everyone from dog shows and cheese tasting to livestock displays and crafts stalls. ...more

NGS Open Gardens: Broadleas House Gardens

21/08/2022

2pm - 5:30pm Devizes SN10 5JQ
6 acre garden of hedges, perennial borders, walled rose garden, secret garden, bee garden and orchard stuffed with good plants. ...more

East Somerset Railway - The Way We Were

27/08/2022

27th - 29th Aug
Step back in time as we celebrate rural life surrounding a country station in the 1930's – 1950's. ...more

The Frome Independent Market

04/09/2022

The first Sunday of the month
March – December

10am – 3pm
Frome town centre ...more

Jane Austen Festival

09/09/2022

9th to 18th September 2022
11th September - Grand Regency Costumed Promenade ...more

Frome Show

10/09/2022

10th September 2022
A day jam packed with entertainment… and CHEESE! ...more

NGS Open Gardens: Coleford House

11/09/2022

10am - 4pm Radstock BA3 5LU
The River Mells flows through this picturesque garden with large lawns, wildflower planting, ornamental pond, woodland, substantial herbaceous borders, walled garden, arboretum/orchard, kitchen garden, vegetable garden, bat house and orangery ...more

Bishop's Palace - Falconry Day

26/09/2022

26th September 10am-5pm
Come along and enjoy seeing amazing birds with skills that have been used since Medieval times. Display leader Tony will be bringing a selection of his finest falcons and owls to show off their marvellous moves in front of visitors on the South Lawn. ...more

The Frome Independent Market

02/10/2022

The first Sunday of the month
March – December

10am – 3pm
Frome town centre ...more

Frome Wessex Camera and Photographic Fair

16/10/2022

16th October 2022
The venue is in the centre of Frome at the Cheese and Grain, Market Yard, BA11 1BE.
There is ample public parking nearby, at a cost of £2 per day. ...more

The Frome Independent Market

06/11/2022

The first Sunday of the month
March – December

10am – 3pm
Frome town centre ...more

The Frome Independent Market

04/12/2022

The first Sunday of the month
March – December

10am – 3pm
Frome town centre ...more