What's On in January

January 7

• Winter Blues Breaker with award winning Canadian born sax player Terry Quinney and the Wells Jazz Collective. Bocabar, Red Brick Building, Glastonbury, 1pm. Admission £5. Contact: Paul Cannon 01749 674913.

January 8

• Art historian Joanna Cobb resumes her lecture series History of Art: The Bigger Picture. The fourth lecture in the series, Judith Leyster ‘Tulip’. Politics, trade, art and contradiction in the Dutch Golden Age, will take place at Dinder Village Hall, 7.30pm. £8 per person or £15 for two to include an illustrated lecture, refreshments and handouts.

January 9

• Wells Floral Art Society meeting at St Thomas’ Church Hall, Wells, 2.15pm. Demonstrator Beverley Clay’s subject is Men, Me, Flowers. Visitors £5.

January 10

• Wells Civic Society AGM, Conference Room, Wells Museum, 7.30pm, followed by the Dean of Wells, the Very Rev Dr John Davies, talking about his role.

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

January 13

• Mayor of Wells’ Charity Dinner, Swan Hotel, Sadler Street, 7.30pm. Three course black tie dinner featuring True Buble, Tickets £35, available from the hotel: 01749 836303.

• Coffee and cake morning at the Lawrence Centre, Chamberlain Street, Wells, 10.30am-noon. Organised by Wells Labour Party. Everyone welcome.

January 20

• Christians Together in Wells and Area are hosting Oddments Theatre Company in a production of The Hiding Place, the story of Corrie ten Boom, a Christian who was imprisoned for helping Jews in the Second World War. The Little Theatre, Chamberlain Street, Wells, 7.30pm. Advance tickets £8.50, available from www.oddments-theatre.co.uk; on the door £10.50.

• Wells Cathedral Children’s Festival – Noah and the Flood – for 4- to 11-year-olds with fun activities from 11am-3pm. Pre-booking required: 01749 674483 or education@wellscathedral.uk.net.

January 24

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

January 27

• Antiques, Crafts & Collectors Market, Wells Town Hall, 10am-4pm. Admission free.

January 28

• Canadian comic Glenn Wool will headline when Long Paws Comedy Club in Wells returns, Little Theatre, 8pm. Support from Carl Donnelly and Jenny Collier, along with regular, mischievous MC Jarred Christmas.

January 30

• Somerset Wildlife Trust talk about Somerset’s coast and countryside by Ian Clemmett, Ranger for the National Trust. Wells and Mendip Museum, 7.30pm. SWT members £2.50, non-members £3.

• Picture, top: True Buble. See January 13