This week

Monday 12–Sunday 18 June

The Addams Family, Theatre Royal, Bath, Tues 13-Sat 17 June

Not the First Family of the US of A but the kooky clan created by cartoonist Charles Addams. Read the Muddy review and then  buy your tickets.

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, Bristol Hippodrome, Tues 13-Sat 17 June

Innovative production of the award-winning book directed by the amazing Marianne Elliot (she did War Horse). Tickets.

An evening with the Reverend Richard Coles, The Brewhouse, Thurs 15 June

From pop star to celibate vicar, in his own words. Tickets

The Scummy Mummies, Clevedon Cinema & Arts, Clevedon, Sat 17 June

Less than perfect parents Helen Thorn  and Elli Gibson tell the scummy truth about pelvic floors, farting and fish fingers. Tickets.

A Midsummer’s Night Dream, Dunster Castle, Sat 17 June

Star-crossed lovers, fairies and a group of amateur actors putting on a play – it’s all happening that there enchanted forest, er, castle grounds. Tickets.

Festival of Vintage, Wells Town Hall, Wells, Sat 17 June

Something funky and vintage to wear at Glasto (or your back garden), some new old vinyl for your decks and all manner of collectables, lighting, homeware and gifts. From 9.30am-4pm.

Pliosaurus! Bristol Art Gallery & Museum, Sat 17 June-7 Jan 2018

She’s the length of a bus, has sharp teeth the size of bananas, four huge flippers and a crushingly powerful jaw – meet Doris, a 150million year old pliosaur, now in residence in Bristol. Pay what you think.

Father’s Day Dream Car Drives, Haynes Motor Museum, Sat 17 & Sun 18 June

McLaren, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Aston Martin or Mustang – here, take the keys and go for a spin around Somerset’s country lanes. Tickets. More classic cars will also be at Tyntesfield  Sat 17 Jun.

Peter Pan, Bishop’s Palace, Wells, Sun 18 June

Chapterhouse Theatre’s production about the boy who never grew up takes place outside in the atmospheric grounds of the Bishop’s Palace. Tickets.

Somerset Bugfest, Ham Wall, nr Glastonbury, Sun 18 June

It’s National Insect Week, so go find some creepy-crawlie things *shudder* over on the Avalon Marshes.  Booking essential.

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