What's On in May 2019

May 1

• St Thomas’ Women’s Fellowship meeting, St Thomas’ Church Hall, 7pm. Sarah Villiers: Below Town. Everone welcome, visitors £2.

May 5

• Party on the Pitch, Wells FC, 10am-10pm. Charity football match 10.30am, followed by children’s entertainment, food, drink and live music from noon.

• Venue Fest, The Venue, South Street, 7pm.

• Macmillan quiz, The Britannia Inn, Wells, 7.30pm start. Teams of up to six, £5 per team member. Please book by phoning Terry on 01749 672342. Raffle prizes welcome.

May 6

• Wells U3A Singing for Pleasure group, Seager Hall, Union Street, 2.30pm. All U3A members welcome.

May 7

• Wells Circle Dance, Wells Methodist Church, Southover, 7pm-8.45pm. Gentle dances from around the world to a variety of music. No experience or partner needed. £4. Rowena: 01749 679300.

May 8

• Wells Board Game Group, Cheese Yard Cafe, West Horrington, 7pm-9.30pm.

May 10

• Toe Jam Roller Disco, Wells Sports Centre, Charter Way, 6.30pm-8pm. Skates/kit provided, £5, or bring your own. All ages and abilities welcome.

May 11

• Globe CC Jumble Sale, Wells FC, 2pm-4pm. To donate gently used clothing and accessories, call 07817 288085.

• Coffee Morning in aid of Christian Aid, Wells Methodist Church, Southover, 10am-12pm. Cake stall etc. All welcome.

May 12

• Mid Somerset Oxfam Group Quiz Night, The Britannia Inn, Bath Road, 7pm for 7.30pm. Tables for up to 6 people, £2.50 per person; call Terry on 01749 672342 to book a table. All proceeds to Oxfam.

May 13

• Wells Fountain Poets meet at LOAF Bakehouse, 38 Market Street, 7.45pm for 8pm. Guest Michelle Diaz will be reading from her debut pamphlet The Dancing Boy. Plus open-mic; no need to book. All welcome.

May 14

• Wells Railway Fraternity, Wells Town Hall, 7.30pm. To Scotland for Steam – Part 1, Brian Arman. Non-members £4. More details: Andrew Tucker, 01749 830695.

May 15

• Action for Hearing Loss five-minute free hearing assessment, Wells Library, 9.30am-12.30pm. No booking required – just drop in.

• Henton and District Gardening Club illustrated talk by Colin Silk: How a Visit to Canada Led to a Chinese Garden in Wiltshire. Henton Village Hall, 7.30pm. Raffle and refreshments. Visitors welcome.

May 17

• Wells Beer & Cider Festival, Wells Rugby Club, 7pm-11pm, in aid of Heads Up. Tickets: www.wellsbeerandciderfestival.com

May 18

• Wells Beer & Cider Festival, Wells Rugby Club, 11am-5pm and 7pm-11pm, in aid of Heads Up. Tickets: www.wellsbeerandciderfestival.com

• Concert by Croscombe Village Orchestra, conductor Anthony Bevan, Croscombe Village Hall, 7pm. Rossini: The Barber of Seville; Haydn: Concert in C Major for Cello and Orchestra; Brahms: Symphony no. 4. Adults £5, children £1 (refreshments included).

May 20

• Wells U3A Singing for Pleasure group, Seager Hall, Union Street, 2.30pm. All U3A members welcome.

May 22

• Wells Board Game Group, Cheese Yard Cafe, West Horrington, 7pm-9.30pm.

May 24

• Start of Wells Comedy Festival, which continues until May 26. More details and tickets at www.wellscomfest.com

May 25

• Royal British Legion Veterans Breakfast, The Venue, South Street, Wells, 10am-11.30am. £5 per person. Please book via wellsrblsecretary@aol.co.uk or 07497 465118.

May 27

• Horrington Fair, South Horrington Cricket Ground, noon-4pm.

• Picture: Circle Dance, Wells Methodist Church, May 7