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Events in Porlock
February 2017
Wednesday 1st to Tuesday 28th
Exmoor Food Festival

Eat your way across Exmoor during February 2017!
Participating restaurants across the region will offer 2 courses for 10.00 / 3 courses for 15.00 between 1 and 28 February. A wide range of events will be celebrating local food and drinks at various locations across Exmoor? The Cafe at Porlock Weir and The Mandala Pizza and Salad Emporium Porlock will be taking part


Time: Various
Venue: The Cafe at Porlock Weir and The Mandala Pizza and Salad Emporium Porlock
Price: As detailed above

March 2017
Saturday 4th
Minehead Male Voice Choir concert

Concert in Village Hall, in aid of church funds. Refreshments included.Pay on the door.


Time: 7.30pm
Venue: Porlock Village Hall
Price: 7.00
Contact: Martin Spence, The Butterflies, Doverhay, Porlock
Email: annchristinespence@hotmail.com

Village Open Day and Bulb Show.


Time: 10am to 4pm
Venue: Allerford Community Hall & Village
Price: Entry Free. Details for entry to Bulb Show on website
Contact: 01643 862831
Email: allerfordhall@gmx.com

Dante String Quartet. Concert. Playing: Haydn, Bartok & Beethoven.


Time: 7.30 pm
Venue: Methodist Church, The Avenue, Minehead
Price: 15. Under-18s & full-time students 2
Contact: 01643 706430

Saturday 18th
Porlock Horticultural and Crafts Society Spring Show:

With floral classes including narcissus, early spring shrubs, and many other seasonal flowers, decorative and cookery classes there will be plenty for visitors to see and admire. The Show also includes a plant stall, book stall and raffle, and refreshments will be available. It is one of the earliest shows in the area and a must for anyone looking for inspiration for their home or garden!

No need to book - just turn up


Time: 2.00 - 4.30pm
Venue: Porlock Village Hall
Price: 2 (members of the Society and children free)
Contact: Contact telephone: 01643 863074
Email: anna.toeman@btinternet.com

April 2017
Friday 7th
Discover Porlock Marsh Walk

Join a Heritage Walk Leader on a walk to discover the history and formation of the Porlock Bay landscape and how this has affected the village and the surrounding area.

Booking essential


Time: 10.30 to 1.00pm
Venue: Meet at Porlock Visitor Centre. TA24 8QD
Price: Free but donations welcome
Contact: Porlock Visitor Centre 01643 863150

Saturday 8th
Coffee, Cake and Clean Up - Porlock Shingle Ridge

Coffee, Cake and Clean Up

A pre-season clean up of the Pebble Ridge in beautiful Porlock Bay. Coffee and cake will be on offer to encourage every volunteer who joins us in this annual community event! Gloves, litter pickers and bags will be provided. Please wear suitable shoes / boots for walking on the pebbles.

No need to book - just turn up


Time: 10am to 1pm
Venue: Meet at Porlock Visitor Centre. TA24 8QD
Price: Free
Contact: 01643 863150. Porlock Visitor Centre

Saturday 22nd to Sunday 23rd
Youth Football Festival

Youth Football Festival


Time: daily
Venue: Allerford Community Hall
Price: Free entry
Contact: 01643 862831
Email: allerfordhall@gmx.com

Saturday 29th to Sunday 30th
Youth Football Festival

Youth Football Festival


Time: daily
Venue: Allerford Community Hall
Price: Free entry
Contact: 01643 862831
Email: allerfordhall@gmx.com

May 2017
Friday 5th
Discover Porlock Marsh Walk

Join a Heritage Walk Leader on a walk to discover the history and formation of the Porlock Bay landscape and how this has affected the village and the surrounding area.

Booking essential


Time: 10.30 to 1.00pm
Venue: Meet at Porlock Visitor Centre. TA24 8QD
Price: Free but donations welcome
Contact: Porlock Visitor Centre 01643 863150

Saturday 20th to Sunday 21st
Porlock 'Open Gardens' Weekend

An opportunity to visit a lovely variety of gardens in and around the village over this weekend
A wide variety of gardens will be open - large and small, wild and tamed - most of them never normally open to the public! Some will have refreshments, plant sales, raffle or other attractions on offer. Money collected from ticket sales will be donated to charity. Unfortunately no dogs please.

No need to book - just turn up


Time: 2pm to 6pm
Venue: Porlock
Price: 6 for the weekend ticket
Contact: Porlock Visitor Centre 01643 863150

Sunday 28th
Charity Duck Race

Come and enjoy an hilarious afternoon and if you're lucky win some money.
Fun for all the family to have a quacking good time! There will be refreshments including a BBQ and licensed bar. Admission and parking are free.
Location: Sparkhayes Campsite, Porlock TA24 8NE
No need to book - just turn up


Time: 2.00pm - 5.00pm
Venue: Sparkhayes Camp Site, Porlock. TA24 8NE
Price: Free
Contact: 01643 862978

Big Breakfast. Full English Breakfast, cooked while you wait. Bring the family.


Time: 8 - 11 am
Venue: Allerford Community Hall
Price: From 5
Contact: 01643 862831
Email: allerfordhall@gmx.com

June 2017
Friday 2nd
Discover Porlock Marsh Walk

Join a Heritage Walk Leader on a walk to discover the history and formation of the Porlock Bay landscape and how this has affected the village and the surrounding area.

Booking essential


Time: 10.30 to 1.00pm
Venue: Meet at Porlock Visitor Centre. TA24 8QD
Price: Free but donations welcome
Contact: Porlock Visitor Centre 01643 863150

Saturday 24th to Sunday 25th
Allerford Open Gardens

Allerford and Bossington Open Gardens. Refreshments and cream teas at the village hall.


Time: 11 am - 5 pm
Venue: Allerford Community Hall
Price: 5 for 2 days
Contact: 01643 862831
Email: allerfordhall@gmx.com

Thursday 29th to Sunday 2nd July
Weirfest

An opportunity to sample some of the many beers available at the annual Porlock Weirfest


Venue: Porlock Weir

July 2017
Friday 7th
Discover Porlock Marsh Walk

Join a Heritage Walk Leader on a walk to discover the history and formation of the Porlock Bay landscape and how this has affected the village and the surrounding area.

Booking essential


Time: 10.30 to 1.00pm
Venue: Meet at Porlock Visitor Centre. TA24 8QD
Price: Free but donations welcome
Contact: Porlock Visitor Centre 01643 863150

Friday 7th to Sunday 9th
Samphire Festival

More details to follow


Venue: Above Porlock Toll Road

Saturday 15th
Porlock Horticultural and Crafts Society Summer Show:

With floral classes including roses, Sweet Peas, hydrangeas and herbaceous perennials and other classes including vegetables, fruit, decorative, handicrafts and photographs this really is a show for everyone. There are also plant sales, a book stall, a raffle, and refreshments are available. What a great way to spend the afternoon, whatever the weather!

No need to book - just turn up


Time: 2.00 - 4.30pm
Venue: Porlock Village Hall
Price: 2 (members of the Society and children free)
Contact: Contact telephone: 01643 863074
Email: anna.toeman@btinternet.com

Big Cream Teas from 3.50
Cakes only from 50p


Time: 1.30 - 4 pm
Venue: Allerford Community Hall
Contact: 01643 862831
Email: allerfordhall@gmx.com

Enjoy a pleasant day out in the delightful setting of the West Luccombe field - the venue for the Porlock Horse Show with Dog Show in the afternoon. Entry forms and more details on website http:/porlockhorseshow.org.uk


Time: 10am onwards
Venue: West Luccombe Field
Price: see website

August 2017

St Dubricius Flower Festival
For four days the church is filled with flowers by members of the church and village. There will be organ, piano, and other live instrumental and choral music, and light refreshments will be available. There is one step into church [ramps available], and one further step within the church.
More information: www.porlockchurch.com
No need to book - just turn up


Time: 10am to 5pm
Venue: St Dubricius Parish Church, Porlock. TA24 8QT
Price: Free - Donations welcome
Contact: 01643 862284

Friday 4th
Discover Porlock Marsh Walk

Join a Heritage Walk Leader on a walk to discover the history and formation of the Porlock Bay landscape and how this has affected the village and the surrounding area.

Booking essential


Time: 10.30 to 1.00pm
Venue: Meet at Porlock Visitor Centre. TA24 8QD
Price: Free but donations welcome
Contact: Porlock Visitor Centre 01643 863150

Full English Breakfast. Cooked while you wait. Bring the family.


Time: 8 - 11 am
Venue: Allerford Community Hall
Price: From 5
Contact: 01643 862831
Email: allerfordhall@gmx.com

Allerford Summer Fair.
Includes the start and finish for the Classic Car Tour of Exmoor.
To sell goods, book a stall for 5.


Time: 10 am - 4 pm
Venue: Allerford Community Hall
Price: Free entry
Contact: 01643 862831
Email: allerfordhall@gmx.com

September 2017
Friday 1st
Discover Porlock Marsh Walk

Join a Heritage Walk Leader on a walk to discover the history and formation of the Porlock Bay landscape and how this has affected the village and the surrounding area.

Booking essential


Time: 10.30 to 1.00pm
Venue: Meet at Porlock Visitor Centre. TA24 8QD
Price: Free but donations welcome
Contact: Porlock Visitor Centre 01643 863150

Saturday 2nd
Porlock Carnival

A traditional village carnival with floats, bands and walking particpants.
Can be viewed along as they parade along along the High Street
Presentation of prizes at Porlock Village hall at 7pm
More details to follow


Time: Parade starts 6.00pm
Venue: Porlock High Street
Price: Free

Barn Dance & Ploughman's Supper with pay bar


Time: 7.30 - 10.30 pm
Venue: Allerford Community Hall
Price: 6
Contact: 01643 862831
Email: allerfordhall@gmx.com

Friday 29th to Saturday 30th
Oyster Festival

Celebration of local delicacy


Venue: Porlock Weir

October 2017
Saturday 7th
Ada Lovelace Day - 200th Anniversary

In celebration of Ada Lovelace\'s remarkable life this is an Afternoon With Inspirational Women with speakers from a variety of fields describing their own paths to success and achievement. The afternoon includes a cream tea. Booking essential


Time: 3pm
Venue: Porlock Village Hall TA24 8 QD
Price: 8
Contact: Porlock Visitor Centre (01643) 863150
Email: visit@porlock.co.uk

A free event with something for all the family.
Apple Pressing demonstrations; wassail and folk songs; Hog roast; Woodland crafts; Juicing; Vintage engines and machinery in action; Corn dolly making.


Time: All day
Venue: Porlock Visitor Centre
Price: Free event
Contact: Grant Dennis 07779-331967
Email: fisherman3408@gmail.com

Saturday 21st
Harvest Supper

Harvest Supper. Booking essential.
Tickets from Costcutter, Allerford post office & the Pet shop, Summerland Road, Minehead.


Time: 7 pm
Venue: Allerford Community Hall
Price: 10
Contact: 01643 862831
Email: allerfordhall@gmx.com

Saturday 28th
Porlock Apple Day

Celebrating the humble apple in all its glorious forms with demonstrations of juicing techniques; Apple-centred goods, food and drink for sale; and activities for all the family.


Time: 10am - 4pm
Venue: Porlock Visitor Centre. TA24 8QD
Price: Free
Contact: Porlock Visitor Centre 01643 863150

December 2017
Saturday 2nd to Sunday 3rd
Allerford Christmas Craft Fair

Christmas craft fayre. Stalls, raffle, refreshments. Book a table to sell goods - Sat: 8, Sun: 6.


Time: Sat: 10 am - 4 pm. Sun: 10 am - 2 pm
Venue: Allerford Community Hall
Price: Free entry
Contact: 01643 862831
Email: allerfordhall@gmx.com

Friday 8th
Victorian Evening

Details to follow


Time: To be confirmed
Venue: Porlock Village Hall

Saturday 9th
Traditional Porlock Late Night Shopping and Santa Festival

All the shops will be open late and full of festive cheer! Come and find some great present ideas, sample the delicious food and drink on offer, and enjoy the street entertainment!

No need to book - just turn up


Time: 6 - 9 pm
Venue: Porlock High Street
Price: Free
Contact: Porlock Visitor Centre 01643 863150

Events in Exford

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Events in Timberscombe
April 2017
Saturday 29th
Jumble Sale

JUMBLE SALE
Saturday, 30th April May at 2.00pm
at Timberscombe Village Hall
Raffle, Bric-a-Brac, Produce Stall
Entry 50p to include refreshments
Any jumble can be left at the Village Hall on the morning of the sale, or the evening before, between 6 and 7.30pm. Also at Timberscombe Post Office during the previous week. For collection of items please phone 841471 or 841803


Time: 2pm
Venue: Timberscombe Village Hall
Price: 50p to include tea/coffee
Contact: la.webb@btinternet.com
Email: la.webb@btinternet.com

May 2017
Saturday 13th to Sunday 14th
COWBRIDGE SAWMILL OPEN DAYS

Guided Tours, Blacksmithing and Woodturning Displays throughout the weekend. Refreshments available.

Free Admission but donations welcome.

At junction of A396 and Wootton Courtenay Road , Timberscombe


Time: 11am to 4.30pm each day
Venue: Cowbridge Sawmill
Price: Free Admission but donations welcome.
Contact: la.webb@btinternet.com
Email: la.webb@btinternet.com

Events in Dunster

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