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25 - 08 Jul 17Museum of Somerset Taunton Castle, Castle Green, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4AAA fragile beauty: Art on the Blackdown Hills 1909-1925
This major exhibition at the Museum of Somerset tells the story of the Camden Town Group and their w........
14 - 26 Nov 17Upottery Airfield, Cherry Hayes Farm, Smeatharpe, Devon, EX14 9RF | Grid ref: ST 203 109Upottery Airfield heritage centre
Step back in time and see artefacts and memorabilia, replica uniforms, photographs and films a........
14 - 26 Nov 17Dunkeswell Airfield, near Honiton, Devon, EX14 4LG | Grid ref: ST 137 079 Dunkeswell Airfield heritage centre
Step back in time and see artefacts and memorabilia, replica uniforms, photographs and films a........
26 Apr 17Churchinford Village Hall Taunton Road, Churchinford, Somerset TA3 7RGWildlife photography
Via an illustrated talk, award-winning natural history photographer, Liam Ma........
27 Apr 17The Museum of Somerset, Taunton Castle, Castle Green, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4AACelebrated but Seedy: The Life of Walter Sickert
A talk by Richard Kay, art historian and Director of Pictures at Lawrences, Crewkerne, on the ........
29 Apr 17The Museum of Somerset, Taunton Castle, Castle Green, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4AABeauty and the Blackdowns - family fun day
Fun-filled children's activities for ages 3 to 11, inspired by the Camden Town artists and the........
01 May 17Cumstock Road, Hemyock, Devon, EX15 3RJHemyock Castle open day
Explore what remains of this late medieval castle including the fragments of a massive gate house,........
04 May 17The Museum of Somerset, Taunton Castle, Castle Green, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4AAArt workshop - making patterns of the landscape
Come and create ‘patterns of the landscape’ using natural materials. This workshop i........
06 May 17Otterhead Lakes, Otterhead, Somerset, TA3 7EE | Grid ref: ST 224 141Sing and stroll at Otterhead Lakes
A singing walk at the serenely beautiful Otterhead Lakes. You don’t need to be an accomplishe........
07 May 17 Wellington Monument, Somerset, TA21 9PB | Grid ref: ST 143 167Wellington Monument gentle walk
Enjoy the beautiful Blackdown Hills at a very gentle pace on this short stroll along the tree-lined........
12 May 17The Museum of Somerset, Taunton Castle, Castle Green, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4AATalk and tea: The Blackdown Hills - a landscape of patterns and pictures
A talk by Blackdown Hills AONB Manager Linda Bennett on the protected landscape of the Blackdown H........
13 May 17Otterhead Lakes, Otterhead, Somerset TA3 7EEDawn chorus walk
Rise and shine with Somerset Ornithological Society and the British Trust for Ornithology to experie........
14 May 17Yarcombe Village Hall, Devon, EX14 9AD | Grid ref: ST 246 083Hedges, Herbs and History
The humble hedge brings a surprising number of benefits to us and to nature. Delve into the wonder........
14 May 17Buckland Wood, near Chelmsine, Somerset TA3 7SU | Grid ref: ST 188 180 | Parking at grid ref: ST 189 175Butterfly walk at Buckland Wood
Flit down to Buckland Wood for a guided butterfly walk with Butterfly Conservation. We’ll be........
02 Jun 17Forde Abbey Chard, Somerset TA20 4LUWildlife Discovery Day
This half-term join Blackdown Hills Natural Futures team for a day of discovery, exploring the nat........
11 Jun 17Higher Willand Farm, Churchstanton, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 7RLOpen Farm Sunday at Higher Willand Farm
Enjoy Open Farm Sunday down at Higher Willand Farm where a herd of long horned cattle is producing........
11 Jun 17Mount Fancy Farm, between Widcombe and Castle NerocheButterfly walk at Mount Fancy Farm
 Take a guided butterfly walk at Mount Fancy Farm reserve with Butterly Conservation. We hope........
17 Jun 17Otterford Parish Hall, Bishopswood, Somerset TA20 3RSBumbebee identification workshop
Bumblebee Conservation Trust will introduce you to the ecology of bumblebees and guide you in help........
18 Jun 17Clayhidon (directions sent prior to event)In the footsteps of the Camden Town artists
Explore the Blackdown Hills fields, lanes and buildings which feature in the paintings of Camden To........
11 Aug 17Otterford Parish Hall, Bishopswood, Somerset TA20 3RSMeadow meander
Celebrate National Meadows day with a guided walk exploring Bishopswood Meadows nature reserve. Di........
11 Aug 17Otterhead Lakes, Otterhead, Somerset TA3 7EE ST224141Family river-dipping
Discover the rich variety of life living in the River Otter at Otterhead Lak........
19 Aug 17Young Wood, Staple Fitzpaine, Somerset TA3 5AZIntroduction to mammal tracking
Join local naturalist, Gavin Saunders, and the Blackdown Hills Natural Futur........
16 Sep 17Offwell Village Hall, Offwell, Honiton, Devon EX14 9SBBat detecting
Discover the different species of bat living in the Blackdown Hills AONB and learn how to identify........
11 Nov 17Quants Nature Reserve and Buckland Wood, Somerset, TA3 7SULichen identification
Lichen is fascinating yet often overlooked. Blackdown Hills Natural Futures team along with a loca........
09 Dec 17Young Wood, Staple Fitzpaine, Somerset TA3 5AZWinter tree identification
Blackdown Hills Natural Futures team will be explaining how to identify a range of tree species ev........
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