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  • Sidcot Festival of Peace

    A fun day out with food for thought – as well as live music from Sons of Pitches, inspirational talks from a polar explorer and a para athlete, workshops, games and a human library...

  • Top of the Gorge Festival, Cheddar

    Trail running, mountain biking, climbing, caving, walking, campfires, stargazing and more, sleeping in a luxury landpod, then waking up to this view. You like?

  • 30+ summer festivals in Somerset and the South West

    One-day boutique fests, family weekenders, festivals by the sea, festivals celebrating wellbeing, history and the great outdoors.

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    FriendsFest reunited

    OH.MY.GOD! as Janice from Friends might say, the sets – and more – from the cult classic sitcom about a group of 20 something New Yorkers are coming to Bristol!

  • Best sellers at the Yeovil Lit Fest

    There's a stonking line-up of authors at the Yeovil Literary Festival later this month. Before you book, check out our top 5 picks.

  • Blooming marvellous

    From fashionista at American Vogue to a muddy field in Somerset – no wonder Georgie Newbery's flowers are cut above gorgeous

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    Pick of Edinburgh Fringe

    Heading to Edinburgh Festival? Overwhelmed by the brochure? Get a shortcut with Muddy's picks of the Fringe

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    And the winner of the £220 Valley Fest tickets is…

    Find out here if it's you.

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    Win tickets to Valley Fest!

    This is the festival where the spectacular views over the Chew Valley Lake are given a run for their money by the delish organic food, sizzling music and atmosphere on the shore.

  • Win a family weekend ticket to Valley Fest!

    I love the idea of dancing the night away to some live music in a giant tipi and the next day soothing my hangover, er I mean, having a therapeutic dip, in a lakeside hot tub. Valley Fest, a three-day,  family-friendly ‘love the land’ festival up on the shores of Chew Valley Lake in the […]

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