What's On in June

June 2

• Oceans of Plastic information day supported by Plastic Free Wells, Wells Library, 9.30am-1.30pm. Find out why this is such an important topic. Lots to see, plus activities for children.

• Opening of Hilliard Society of Miniaturists’ annual art exhibition which continues until June 9 (closed June 3), Wells Town Hall. Free entry.

• Croscombe Summer Market, Village Hall, Fayreway, 10am-2pm. Local produce, crafts, preserves, plants, tombola, Pimms and cream teas, light lunches. All welcome. Contact Mary Cadogan: 01749 572875.

June 3

• Tortoise & Hare Run organised by Wells Classic Motorcycle Club for motorcycles and scooters of all ages. Sets off from Market Place at 10am.

June 5

• Wells WI, Wells & Mendip Museum. Starts 7.30pm. Visitors welcome.

June 6

• Bristol Old Vic Theatre School West Country Tour 2018: The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot, Wells Little Theatre, 7.30pm. Tickets £12, concessions £10, available from www.wellslittletheatre.com or call 01749 672280.

• Health Walk in and around Wells, meet Pickwicks Cafe 11am, with Ruth/John. 60-90 minutes.

• Henley Hill Farm, Haybridge, near Wells, open as part of Somerset Wildlife Trust’s ‘Somerset’s Wildlife Gardens’, 11am-4pm. Chance to see wildflower and grass rich meadows and pastures with incredible views. £4 per adult, free for under 16s.

June 9

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

June 12

• Wells Floral Art Club presents Julia Harrison with her demonstration A Feast of... at St Thomas’ Church Hall, Wells, 2.15pm.
Julia is a teacher and demonstrator from Exmouth.

• Wells Writers Group, The Globe Inn, Priest Row, 7pm.

June 13

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

June 14

• Open Mic Night, Wells Golf Club, from 7.30pm. A great night for musicians and spectators alike. Just turn up. For further details call 01749 675005 or email secretary@wellsgolfclub.co.uk

June 16

• Open Day, Old Deanery Garden, with Tudor musicians, embroiderers and plant sales, 10am-4pm.

• Somerset Schools Folk Dance Festival. Procession through Wells High Street 2pm, dancing on Cathedral Green 2.30pm-4.30pm.

• Opening of Kate Noble: A Celebration art exhibition, Andelli Art, Mendip House, Upper Breach, South Horrington. Open Tue-Sat, 10am-5pm, until July 7.

• City of Wells Almshouses Open Day, 11am-4pm. Visit the almshouses, gardens and chapel.

June 19

• Migraine Support Group meeting, Methodist Hall, Southover, 10am. The first group meeting, in April, was very successful so the group has decided to meet on a monthly basis. All welcome.

June 20

• Health Walk in and around Wells, meet Pickwicks Cafe 11am, with Ruth/John. 60-90 minutes.

June 22

• The English Country Garden Festival, The Bishop’s Palace, 10am-5pm, until June 24.

June 23

• Heritage celebration in Southover and adjoining streets. Exhibition, teas, music, open gardens and open houses.

• Henton’s annual fete at the village hall. Fun for all the family, this year with a bouncy obstacle course for children, craft stalls and beer and burgers, a dog show and brass band. Raffle with first prize of £100. Contact: Ian Tinsley on 01749 939241 or email iantinsley@tiscali.co.uk

June 24

• Armed Forces Day Speaker Evening, Swan Hotel, 8pm. Tickets £5 from Wells Film Centre. Proceeds to the Royal British Legion Wells branch.

June 27

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

June 29

• Quiz Night, Wells Golf Club, teams of four to six, starts 7.30pm, £8 per person including food. Booking essential, call 01749 675005 or email secretary@wellsgolfclub.co.uk

June 30

• Pink Bra’ss charity concert, Wells Town Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 from Specsavers in Wells.

• Picture: Period musicians will be playing at the Old Deanery Garden Open Day. See June 16