LEISURE: Would you like to play at Home Farm Fest 2018?

LEISURE: Would you like to play at Home Farm Fest 2018?

Posted: 26th September 2017
  ORGANISERS of the annual Home Farm Festival charity music extravaganza are looking for people who might be wanting to hit the right note at next year’s event. The 13th Home Farm Fest – held at Home Farm in Chilthorne Domer near Yeovil – is scheduled to take place from June 8-10, 2018. The festival is growing in popularity each year and is the main fundraiser for the…

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LEISURE: Castaways are going from the Octagon to Disneyland Paris

LEISURE: Castaways are going from the Octagon to Disneyland Paris

Posted: 18th September 2017
THE Yeovil-based Castaway Theatre Group is getting ready for its annual September Showcase at the Octagon Theatre before heading for an experience-of-a-lifetime performance at Disneyland Paris. The youthful Castaways, who have won such great support from local audiences over the years, will be travelling to France in late October where they will get to perform at…

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LEISURE: Blooming marvellous show for long-running society

LEISURE: Blooming marvellous show for long-running society

Posted: 18th September 2017
THE Holy Trinity Scout Hall was awash with an abundance of smell and colour at the weekend – thanks to the Yeovil Chrysanthemum and Dahlia Society. The society held its 57th open chrysanthemum and dahlia show on Saturday and Sunday (September 16-17) at the scout hall in Plantagenet Chase, off Lysander Road, in Yeovil. It is the largest show of its kind in the south west…

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LEISURE: Trip to the fantastic RHS Malvern Autumn Show

LEISURE: Trip to the fantastic RHS Malvern Autumn Show

Posted: 16th September 2017
THE Yeovil-based South West Coaches will be running a coach trip to the RHS Malvern Autumn Show on Sunday (September 24, 2017). The Malvern Autumn Show brings together all we know and love about nature at its finest. After a long year there's nothing better than enjoying the fruits of the harvest. A show for food and gardening lovers, the event hosts a range of cookery…

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LEISURE: Rescue police dog to showcase their skills at RSPCA West Hatch

LEISURE: Rescue police dog to showcase their skills at RSPCA West Hatch

Posted: 8th September 2017
A NEWLY-RECRUITED police sniffer dog will be giving the public a rare chance to see what their specialist training involves when the RSPCA West Hatch Animal Centre opens its doors for a fun dog show. Gunner, pictured with PC Lee Webb, is one of many dogs who have been rescued from neglect, abuse and abandonment by the RSPCA who is now a police sniffer dog. He will be…

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LEISURE: Football inspired weight loss programme has got players on the run

LEISURE: Football inspired weight loss programme has got players on the run

Posted: 30th August 2017
MEMBERS of the Man v Fat Football League in Yeovil joined coach Roger Smith to take part in the Montacute Parkrun event on Saturday (August 26, 2017) – something they all agreed would not have been possible just four months ago. Simon Pay, Kevin Ayling, Richard Hunter, Roger Smith, Paul Felstead, Craig Woolley and Malcolm Dyke set off along with over 400 other runners to…

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LEISURE: Fun time at for beer and cider festival

LEISURE: Fun time at for beer and cider festival

Posted: 28th August 2017
THE annual summer beer and cider festival at the Brewers Arms in South Petherton has been another great success. The festival was held from Friday, August 25, 2017, through to Monday, August 28, 2017, and visitors were able to enjoy a wide range of tipples including finely named drinks to go along with a beach party theme such as Calypso Cassata, Sunchaser, Golden Sands…

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CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: 1st Yeovil Boys’ Brigade works with School in a Bag charity

CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: 1st Yeovil Boys’ Brigade works with School in a Bag charity

Posted: 4th August 2017
COMMUNITY partnership working together has seen two local charities team-up to help each other. The 1st Yeovil Boys’ Brigade group provided a number of tents and a large marquee for this year’s Home Farm Fest fundraiser in aid of the School in a Bag charity at Chilthorne Domer. And in return the SIAB team lent its minibus to the Boys’ Brigade for its annual camp which…

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LEISURE: Ham Hill Dog Show and Countryside Day to bring fun for all the family

LEISURE: Ham Hill Dog Show and Countryside Day to bring fun for all the family

Posted: 3rd August 2017
PAWS will once again be pounding the turf at Ham Hill Country Park near Yeovil later this month when this year’s annual Fun Dog Show takes place.  This year, the event will be held on Sunday, August 13, 2017, in the plateau fields of Ham Hill and will be packed with lots of fun for the whole family, including 11 novelty showing classes and new for this year the Ham Hill…

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LEISURE: Cocktail of the month for School in a Bag

LEISURE: Cocktail of the month for School in a Bag

Posted: 2nd August 2017
A YEOVIL bar has come up with a tasty way to help raise money for a local charity. Kazbar, which is based in South Western Terrace, has decided that its August cocktail of the month will see 50p of each drink sold go to the School in a Bag charity which is based on the outskirts of Yeovil at Chilthorne Domer, The Cocktail in a Bag drink contains a charitable concoction…

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