LEISURE: Cracking Christmas trips lined-up by South West Coaches

LEISURE: Cracking Christmas trips lined-up by South West Coaches

Posted: 14th November 2017
THE Yeovil-based South West Coaches has got some cracking festive trips lined-up over the next few weeks to get you in the mood for the Christmas season. On Sunday, November 19, 2017, there will be a coach going to Blenheim Palace & Living Crafts for Christmas. More details can be found on this link -…

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LEISURE: That’s a big bonfire!

LEISURE: That’s a big bonfire!

Posted: 4th November 2017
HUNDREDS of people will be descending on the Yeovil Showground on Saturday (November 4, 2017) evening for the annual bonfire and fireworks display – organised by the Yeovil Round Table and Yeovil Lions Club. Among the crowds will be some super heroes – apart from the actual organisers themselves – with Batman, Robin and Catwoman, plus the all-important batmobile. Gates…

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LEISURE: Yeovil Youth Theatre needs YOUR support says award-winning actress Sarah Parish

LEISURE: Yeovil Youth Theatre needs YOUR support says award-winning actress Sarah Parish

Posted: 2nd November 2017
LEADING actress Sarah Parish has appealed for people to buy tickets for the latest show being put on by the super-talented Yeovil Youth Theatre because it could be its last production unless it gets the support it desperately needs. Former Preston School student Sarah, who has gone on to have an amazing career in acting with roles in TV dramas such as Atlantis…

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LEISURE: Funtasia looks for new charity to support

LEISURE: Funtasia looks for new charity to support

Posted: 1st November 2017
THE Yeovil-based Funtasia Entertainment group is looking to hear from charities or organisations who would like to be a beneficiary of its annual charity ball. Funtasia will be holding its 11th charity ball in May next year and over the past decade the previous events have raised an astonishing £100,000-plus. The main beneficiary each year to be supported by the ball –…

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LEISURE: Tickets still available for Mayor’s Charity Ball – it’s going to a fantastic night!

LEISURE: Tickets still available for Mayor’s Charity Ball – it’s going to a fantastic night!

Posted: 31st October 2017
THE Mayor of Yeovil, Cllr Darren Shutler, is looking forward to raising lots of money for his two nominated charities – St Margaret’s Hospice and the Piers Simon Appeal’s School in a Bag initiative – at this year’s Mayor’s Charity Ball. Cllr Shutler is thrilled and honoured to be the first Yeovil Mayor to hold the traditional Charity Ball at the newly-revamped Westlands…

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LEISURE: Castaway Theatre Group shine at Disneyland Paris

LEISURE: Castaway Theatre Group shine at Disneyland Paris

Posted: 30th October 2017
THERE were tears of pride among family and friends as the young performers of the Castaway Theatre Group put on a magical performance at Disneyland Paris. The cast of 38 who had travelled to Disneyland from the Yeovil-based group wowed the large audience at the Videopolis Theatre with a 20-minute medley of amazing talent. Although everyone on the three-day trip from…

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LEISURE: Bruges and Lille Christmas Markets with South West Coaches

LEISURE: Bruges and Lille Christmas Markets with South West Coaches

Posted: 19th October 2017
PEOPLE wanting to feel the festive atmosphere of Christmas Markets in Europe could be interested in this fantastic trip being run by Yeovil-based South West Coaches. Swap the boring rain swept  British high street for the yuletide atmosphere and traditions of two breath-taking European Christmas Markets - a wonderful way to enter the festive spirit with enough time to…

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CHRISTMAS 2017: Lantern Parade will light up Yeovil

CHRISTMAS 2017: Lantern Parade will light up Yeovil

Posted: 18th October 2017
HAND-MADE lanterns will be carried in a colourful procession around Yeovil, led by Samba-style drumming, next month as part of the official switching-on of the Christmas Lights ceremony. The switch-on takes place on Saturday, November 18, 2017, and the annual lantern parade will take place before the town is illuminated to kick-off the countdown to Christmas. The town’s…

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LEISURE: Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society to triumph once more with latest show

LEISURE: Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society to triumph once more with latest show

Posted: 10th October 2017
AUDIENCES are in for a great show at the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil this week when members of the super-talented Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society perform 9 to 5 - the  fun musical written by Dolly Parton. Opening night is on Tuesday (October 10, 2017) and runs through until Saturday (October 14, 2017) with performances at 7.30pm and an extra Saturday matinee at 2.30pm. The…

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LEISURE: Trip to Tavistock Goose Fair

LEISURE: Trip to Tavistock Goose Fair

Posted: 4th October 2017
THE Yeovil-based South West Coaches will be running a trip to the Tavistock Goose Fair on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. Every second Wednesday in October and the Devon town plays host to an annual fair dating back to the 12th Century. Farmers brought their geese for sale, and drove them through the streets to the market. Although this practice has virtually stopped, it is…

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