LEISURE: Bertha’s Revenge and Wicked Wolf – all part of the Somerset Gin Festival

LEISURE: Bertha’s Revenge and Wicked Wolf – all part of the Somerset Gin Festival

Posted: 24th July 2017
ORGANISERS of the Somerset Gin Festival at the Westlands Yeovil entertainment venue would like to thank everyone who attended the two-day event. There was an array of 100 different gins for people to try from on Friday (July 21, 2017) evening and all day Saturday (July 22, 2017) with some great sounding names such as Mombasa Club Strawberry Gin, Bertha’s Revenge Gin…

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LEISURE: DF Beatz dance their way to talent show success

LEISURE: DF Beatz dance their way to talent show success

Posted: 23rd July 2017
ENERGETIC dance group DF Beatz won a keenly-contested talent show held at the Yeovil Sports and Social Club on Sunday (July 23, 2017) as part of a family day at Johnson Park. People refused to let bad weather dampen the mood of the event and hundreds descended on Johnson Park for the day. One of the highlights of the day was the JP’s Got Talent show for youngsters which…

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LEISURE: All set for Gin Festival at Westlands Yeovil

LEISURE: All set for Gin Festival at Westlands Yeovil

Posted: 20th July 2017
THE glasses are lined up and ready for visitors to this weekend’s Gin Festival at the Westlands Yeovil entertainment venue. The first-ever Gin Festival to be held at Westlands Yeovil will be serving up over 100 different gins plus live music and masterclasses from industry experts on Friday (July 21, 2017) and Saturday (July 22, 2017). On arrival people will be handed…

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LEISURE: Yeovil Show can go from strength to strength

LEISURE: Yeovil Show can go from strength to strength

Posted: 16th July 2017
THE curtain has come down on the 2017 Yeovil Show and it has been getting the BIG thumbs-up from visitors. Thousands of people descended on the Yeovil Showground site off Dorchester Road on the outskirts of Yeovil on Saturday (July 15, 2017) and Sunday (July 16, 2017) for the two-day event. A few rain showers could not dampen the enthusiasm and spirit of Yeovil Show as…

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YEOVILTON LIFE: An exciting hobby – flying at 23 miles per minute!

YEOVILTON LIFE: An exciting hobby – flying at 23 miles per minute!

Posted: 15th July 2017
THE fascinating history of Concorde continues to capture the imagination and the Society of Friends of the Fleet Air Arm Museum is holding a lecture by senior BA Concorde captain, John Hutchinson, later this month. Captain Hutchinson will be at the museum at RNAS Yeovilton on Thursday, July 27, from 7.30pm and he has a refreshing outlook on his distinguished flying…

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LEISURE: Yeovil Show Radio to go live for the weekend

LEISURE: Yeovil Show Radio to go live for the weekend

Posted: 14th July 2017
YEOVIL Show Radio – which is being broadcast to support this weekend’s fabulous Yeovil Show – goes live at 8am on Friday (July 14, 2017). The radio operation will be broadcast on FM 87.7 over a five-mile radius and will end at midnight on Sunday (July 16, 2017). Live broadcasts will be presented by top local DJ Steve Carpenter direct from the Yeovil Showground site from…

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LEISURE: Octagon stages musical comedy at the Swan Theatre

LEISURE: Octagon stages musical comedy at the Swan Theatre

Posted: 13th July 2017
THE manager of the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil will be going from backstage to treading the boards in a show to help raise money for a local charity. Adam Burgan, arts and entertainment venues manager of the Octagon and the newly-refurbished Westlands Entertainment Venue, will be appearing in an amateur production of an off-Broadway musical at the Swan Theatre in Yeovil…

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LEISURE: Summer fete at Grovelands in Yeovil

LEISURE: Summer fete at Grovelands in Yeovil

Posted: 13th July 2017
RESIDENTS and staff at the Grovelands care home in Yeovil would like to invite everyone to join them for their summer celebration. Grovelands is holding its Summer Fete on Saturday (July 15, 2017) - an event that is open to the local community. The fete starts at 1.30pm and will have live entertainment from Yeovil Ukuele Band and Iris Jenkin on the piano. Other…

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LEISURE: Big decisions to be made by Amy and her family

LEISURE: Big decisions to be made by Amy and her family

Posted: 10th July 2017
A TALENTED dancer from Yeovil is celebrating a string of successes on the dance floor including the offer of some great opportunities to further her aspirations. Amy Williams who attends The Dance Factory in Yeovil, recently attended with friends one of the biggest dance conventions in Bath and the children took part in several workshops in different genres. The…

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AIR DAY 2017: Up, up and away with AWASA in aid of School in a Bag

AIR DAY 2017: Up, up and away with AWASA in aid of School in a Bag

Posted: 8th July 2017
MEMBERS of the Yeovil-based AgustaWestland Apprentice and Student Association were in attendance at the International Air Day at RNAS Yeovilton to show their support for the School in a Bag charity. The association, better known as AWASA, is raising money for School in a Bag as its chosen charity of the year and has been giving people the chance to win an amazing flight…

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