What's On in November

November 1

• Paintings and Prints by Sarah de Say: Mendip/Coastal Studies and a Racing Certainty, Wells and Mendip Museum until November 25. Museum entrance £3.

November 3

• Fireworks display at Wells Football Club, Rowdens Road. Gates open at 6.30pm. Bar, hot food available. Adults £5, child £3, family £15.

November 4

• 4mm railway modellers workshop, Wells Town Hall, 10.30am-4.30pm. Adults £5, EM Gauge Society members free. EM Gauge Society AGM 2pm.

• Repair Café at St Thomas’ Church Hall, 75 St Thomas Street, Wells, 10am-noon, when broken items can be taken along to be fixed. There will be coffee and cake too.

November 5

• Writer and broadcaster Edward Seckerson will be in conversation with comedian, actress and singer Dame Patricia Routledge about her life in the world of musical theatre, Cedars Hall, Wells. Tickets from £12. Box office: 01749 834483.

November 9

• Wells Cathedral Vicars Choral Commemoration Concert, 8pm-9.30pm. Candlelit concert featuring a selection of some of the finest cathedral music for men’s voices and arrangements of popular songs. Tickets £15, available from Wells Cathedral Shop Box Office on 01749 672773.

November 10

• Christmas Artisan Markets until November 12, Bishop’s Palace, 10am-4pm. More than 30 stalls with handmade crafts and products. £6 adult, child 5-18 £3, under 5s and Palace Members free.

November 11

• Two-minute silence and short Remembrance Day service at the Market Place, 11am.

• Vintage & Retro Fair, Wells Town Hall, 9.30am-4pm. Vintage clothes, jewellery, accessories, vinyl records, books, collectables, textiles, gifts, homeware and more. Entry £1, students 50p.

November 12

• Remembrance service, St Cuthbert's Church, 10.15am, followed by wreath-laying and parade along High Street.

• Wells Cathedral Remembrance Sunday Requiem, 3pm-4pm. Following the Cathedral Choir’s world premiere performance, in 2015, of Gary Davison’s Requiem, the work is performed again within a devotional Remembrance Day service, interspersed with War Poetry. Admission free with a retiring collection in aid of the Poppy Appeal and Wells Cathedral Music.

• Oxfam Quiz Night at the Britannia Inn, Wells, 7pm for 7.30pm start, £2.50 per person, teams of up to 6 people. To book your table, ring Terry on 01749 672342.

November 13

• Complete Beethoven Violin Sonatas 4/5 with Krysia Osostowicz and Daniel Tong. Cedars Hall, 7pm. Tickets £10, free for 25s and under. Box office: 01749 834483.

• Third lecture in History of Art series by Joanna Cobb MA: The Armada Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I and power politics in late 16th century Europe. Dinder Village Hall, 7.30pm-9.30pm, £8 or £15 for two to include handouts and refreshments. Also available at other local venues. The series continues in the New Year. More on 01458 832178 or ericjoanna@waitrose.com

November 14

• Wells Railway Fraternity meeting, Wells Town Hall, 7.30pm. Talk: Hill Railways in Germany, Switzerland and India. Non-members £4. More details from Andrew Tucker, 01749 830695.

November 15

• Public event examining modern slavery: the local picture with a variety of speakers and opportunities to discuss the challenges, Wells Cathedral Education Room, 2pm-4pm. The Rt Rev Ruth Worsley, Bishop of Taunton, will open the event and lead the Q&A session to follow speakers. Free, no booking required.

November 17

• Wells Carnival, 7pm.

• Tommy Smith & Brian Kellock showcase their reworkings of the great jazz standards. Cedars Hall, 7pm. Tickets £10-£16, free for 25s and under. Box office: 01749 834483.

November 18

• Glastonbury and Wells Cats Protection Christmas Fair, Seager Hall, Unity Street, 10.30am until mid-afternoon.

November 19

• Gorgons CC quiz and raffle at The Britannia Inn, Bath Road, 7.30pm. £2 per player.

November 25

• Christmas Fair at Abbeyfield House, 25A New Street, Wells, 10am-noon.

• Festive Coffee Morning at Wookey Hole Community Hall, BA5 1BB, 10am-1pm. Craft stall; Fairtrade; bring and buy; raffle. Proceeds in aid of hall funds. More details from Jenny Lewis: j.lewis072@btinternet.com

• Wells Rotary Club Wacky Race Night in Wells Town Hall, 7pm. Tickets £20, which includes a buffet supper. Tables of about 10 guests. Contact Richard Leworthy, call 07974 917605 or email rjleworthy@gmail.com.

November 28

• Talk on Somerset Wildlife Trust’s Mendip Ponds Project, Wells and Mendip Museum, 7.30pm-9pm. John Dickson presents a talk about the Reptile and Amphibian Group’s project to restore 14 Great Crested Newt ponds on the Mendip Hills. Members £2.50/non-members £3/ children and students £1. Book at somersetwildlife.org/events

November 30

• Bookbarn International Winter Fayre at Hallatrow Business Park, near Wells, with handmade wares on sale including jewellery, chocolates, ceramics, bunting and festive cards, 4pm-9pm. Free.

• Picture top: Wells Cathedral Vicars Choral. See November 9.