Exhibition of Prue Piper ceramics at Bruton Museum

Prue Piper ceramics at Bruton Museum

Forget modish grey minimalism, Prue Piper’s fantastical decorated earthenware zings with colour and life, testament to her love of diverse cultures, North African, South American, Indian. A collection of her pieces will be on view at Bruton’s Museum from Saturday, 5 November, until January 2017, with a small number of mugs and jugs for sale. Full story: Read more


silver skull

This ghoulish little silver skull might give you cold chills but it is expected to give keen collectors hot flushes when it comes up for auction at Lawrences in Crewkerne on January 17th 2017. It is a rare Victorian silver vesta case and taper holder combined, made by Henry William Dee, with a hallmark for London 1873. Full story: Read more

A303 Visitor Centre wins Silver Tourism Award


The Tourist Information Centre at the Cartgate Picnic area on the A303 has been recognised with a Silver award for Tourist Information Service of the Year at the Somerset Tourism Awards. The accolade for South Somerset District Council’s Tourism Team who run the centre, praised the wide range of information, unique position, excellent display and gift selection. Full story: Read more

RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2017 Date Confirmed


The annual Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton International Air Day in Somerset will take place on Saturday 8 July. Planning is well under way for this popular ‘Fly Navy’ airshow which will showcase the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm, its current capabilities and historic accomplishments. Full story: Read more

Panthers Martial Arts Academy gives Yeovil a reason to celebrate two new World Champions

yeovil-gold-medalsLast weekend saw Yeovil become home to two new world champions thanks to the success enjoyed by young Yeovil based Melissa Rogers, aged 8 and a half and Yeovil’s Adam Ridout, aged 23. The occasion was the World Martial Arts Championships in Manchester at Wright Robinson College. Both champions are pupils at Yeovil based Panthers Martial Arts Academy. Full story: Read more