The Lord Chamberlain’s Men bring ‘The Comedy of Errors’ to The Bishop’s Palace Sunday 30th July

Next weekend, combine a love of theatre with a love of the outdoors and a truly authentic Shakespeare performance. The Palace is delighted to be welcoming back firm favourites The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, whose production of ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ was a sell out last year. Full story: Read more


Longleat is playing a vital role in a last ditch international race to save the world’s rarest rhino from extinction. The northern white rhino (Ceratotherium simum cottoni), whose wild population was estimated in the thousands as recently as 1960, was virtually wiped out in the 2000s due to poaching. Full story: Read more

“Langport in Bloom” Judgement day

RHS Britain in Bloom is a nationwide community gardening campaign to transform cities, towns and villages. It is a campaign that Langport has embraced and you may have noticed that Langport has been looking increasingly colourful over the last few weeks, culminating in the SW in Bloom judges’ visit on Tuesday 18th July. Full story: Read more

South Somerset parks flying the flag as some of the UK’s very best green spaces

Yeovil Country Park, Ham Hill Country Park and Chard Reservoir in South Somerset have all been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the world. The South Somerset District Council owned sites are among a record-breaking 1,797 UK parks and green spaces that will today receive a prestigious Green Flag Award – the mark of a quality park or green space. Full story: Read more