LEISURE: Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society is razor sharp with Sweeney Todd

LEISURE: Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society is razor sharp with Sweeney Todd

Posted: 11th October 2018
THE highly-talented Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society has been wowing the crowds at the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil this week with its fantastic production of Sweeney Todd. The blood-thirsty tale about the Demon Barber of Fleet Street runs at the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil opened on Tuesday (October 9) and runs through to Saturday (October 13). There are nightly performances…

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LEISURE: Cider and Cheese Fest hits the spot

LEISURE: Cider and Cheese Fest hits the spot

Posted: 17th September 2018
A FIRST-EVER Cider and Cheese Festival held at the Westland Entertainment Venue in Yeovil proved a big success. Lots of people attended the festival in August where they were able to try a wide selection of cheese and ciders. Winners in a competition to win tickets for the festival – held in the July edition of the Yeovil Press community newspaper – were Viviette Fish…

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LEISURE: Bang! 50 years not out for charity fireworks

LEISURE: Bang! 50 years not out for charity fireworks

Posted: 16th September 2018
PLANS are progressing well in readiness for this year’s Fireworks Spectcular which will be hosted jointly by Yeovil Lions Club and Yeovil Round Table. Organisers are busy preparing for the ever-popular bonfire and fireworks festivities which this year will take place at Yeovil Showground on Saturday, November 3, 2018. This year will be a special one for the organisers as…

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LEISURE: Drink up thy zider and eat some cheese as well!

LEISURE: Drink up thy zider and eat some cheese as well!

Posted: 16th August 2018
FINAL preparations are being made at the Westlands Entertainment Venue in Yeovil ahead of its very own Cider and Cheese Festival being held this weekend. on August 17-18. Westlands’ Cider and Cheese Festival being held on Friday (August 17) evening and all day Saturday (August 18) will offer visitors the chance to try over 60 different ciders and local cheese. Entry to…

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LEISURE: Win weekend tickets for Somerset Gin Festival

LEISURE: Win weekend tickets for Somerset Gin Festival

Posted: 4th July 2018
THE Westlands Entertainment Venue in Yeovil is getting ready for its fantastic Somerset Gin Festival which will be held this coming weekend (Friday, July 6, and Saturday, July 7, 2018) – and we’ve got three pairs of tickets to give away in a competition. The Somerset Gin Festival will be offering visitors over 100 gins to try (via a token system) as well as masterclasses…

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LEISURE: Masquerade Ball to support School in a Bag

LEISURE: Masquerade Ball to support School in a Bag

Posted: 3rd July 2018
THE School in a Bag charity is excited to be partnering with Red Berry Recruitment Ltd and Stokes Partners Solicitors to host its first Masquerade Ball later this year. The evening – being held at Haselbury Mill on October 19 - will consist of a three-course meal, live music (both classical and a band), a caricaturist and a magician, as well as an auction and raffle and…

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LEISURE: Home Farm Fest 13 is a massive success

LEISURE: Home Farm Fest 13 is a massive success

Posted: 11th June 2018
THE 13th annual Home Farm Fest – supporting the School in a Bag charity – proved another fantastic success over the weekend. Seven stages, one dance tent, more than 135 bands, five licensed bars, food aplenty, a market area, plus lots more for all the family and great weather – the festival at Chilthorne Domer was one of the best ever held over three days from June 8-10…

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LEISURE: Win tickets for Ladies Pamper Night

LEISURE: Win tickets for Ladies Pamper Night

Posted: 7th June 2018
  THE Yeovil Press has got two pairs of tickets to giveaway for people wanting to attend a Ladies Pamper Night at the Westlands Yeovil venue on Saturday (June 9, 2018). The event is entitled Beauty and the Buff Butlers and is on from 6pm to 11pm and there will be welcome drinks on arrival served by the “butlers in the buff.” There will be mini beauty treatments available…

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LEISURE: Peter Pan success for Castaway Theatre Group

LEISURE: Peter Pan success for Castaway Theatre Group

Posted: 7th June 2018
  THE super-talented Castaway Theatre Group took audiences at the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil off to Neverland – thanks to its latest production of Peter Pan the Musical. Months of preparation came to fruition as two casts from the Yeovil-based group shared five performances of the much-loved story of Peter Pan and Captain Hook. The children were joined on stage by two…

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LEISURE: Final trips to Neverland for Castaway Theatre Group

LEISURE: Final trips to Neverland for Castaway Theatre Group

Posted: 2nd June 2018
THE Castaway Theatre Group makes its final two trips to Neverland on Saturday (June 2, 2018) with its successful Peter Pan the Musical show. Audiences have been wowed by three previous shows held on Thursday and Friday and now the two casts are set to perform a 2pm matinee on Saturday and a 7pm evening show at the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil. The Team Pan cast take to the…

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