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Avalon Marshes Festival

July 2014    -   Events



For full details of each event click on the event title

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Date Event Where Booking?
Sat 12 Avalon Marshes Day
Activities, talks, exhibitions and more for all ages

 
Glastonbury
Red Brick Building

 
Open - Free
Tue 1 to
Sun 27
Images of Avalon
Then & now photo exhibition
Avalon Marshes Centre
Somerset Crafts
 
Open - Free
Fri 18 A view of the Marshes
Bike ride and BBQ - Sorry cancelled
 
Near Wookey
Fenny Castle Tea Rooms
Ticket - £
Sat 19 Wildlife by Canoe
Guided canoe tour - Sorry sold out
 
RSPB Ham Wall
Ashcott Corner
Ticket - £
Sat 19 Marshes & Mendips
Guided walk to Westhay Moor
Panborough
Panborough Inn

 
Ticket - £
Sat 19 Hide and Seek in the Landscape
An introduction to Geocaching, a hi-tech treasure hunt,
for all ages
Westhay
Westhay Moor NNR

 
Open - Free
Sat 19 &
Sun 20
The Marshes at Night
All night wildlife walk led by Chris Sperring
MBE - Sorry sold out
 
Shapwick reserves
Avalon Marshes Centre

 
Ticket - £
Mon 21 The Peat Industry of Shapwick
Guided walk through historic Peatlands
- Sorry sold out
 
Shapwick reserves
Avalon Marshes Centre
Ticket - £
Mon 21 When Beavers Roamed the Marshes
Talk, Chris Sperring MBE & Dr Richard Brunning

 
Cossington
Village Hall

 
Ticket - £
 
Tues 22 Your Country Needs You
Exhibition & activities
, Edington & district in World War 1
Edington
School Rooms

 
Open - Free
Tues 22 Ancient Trackways
History & wildlife guided walk
- Sorry sold out
 
Shapwick reserves
Avalon Marshes Centre
Ticket - £
Tues 22 Nature by Night
Dusk adventures for children
- Sorry sold out
 
Ashcott Corner
RSPB Ham Wall
Ticket - £
Tues 22 The Past Alive
Historic films and voices of the Avalon Marshes

 
Edington
Village Hall
Ticket - £
Weds 23 Roman Day
Bringing the Romans to life, for the whole family

 
Avalon Marshes Centre Open - Free
Weds 23 An Island Priory
Talk, the history & archaeology of Burtle Priory

 
Burtle
Village Hall

 
Ticket - £
Weds 23 Owls in the Landscape
Walk with Chris Sperring MBE
- Sorry sold out
 
Shapwick reserves
Avalon Marshes Centre
Ticket - £
Thurs 24 Castle in the Marsh
Guided tour of Fenny Castle
- Additional walk at 2.00pm
 
Near Wookey
Fenny Castle Tea Rooms

 
Ticket - £
Thurs 24 Come and have a go
Sample a career in conservation
- 16 to 24 year olds
 
Westhay
Westhay Moor NNR
Ticket - Free
Thurs 24 What is this?
Archaeological finds day at Wells Museum

 
Wells
Wells & Mendip Museum

 
Open - Free
Thurs 24 Iron age Avalon comes to Taunton
Museum open day, for all ages
 
Taunton
Museum of Somerset
Open - Free
Thurs 24 Salt & Moors
Guided cycle ride from Burtle

 
Burtle
Village Hall
Ticket - £
Thurs 24 Butterflies, Birds & Bugs
Wildlife in a churchyard, family event

 
Edington
The church

 
Open - Free
Thurs 24 Life in the Landscape
Talk, wildlife and landscape of the Avalon Marshes

 
Ashcott
Village Hall

 
Ticket - £
Fri 25 Avalon Marshes Farmer's Market
The Levels' Best
, local produce and more
 
Avalon Marshes Centre Open - Free
Fri 25 Avalon Crafts
Art & craft demonstation day

 
Avalon Marshes Centre Open - Free
Fri 25 Willows & Wildlife
Guided walks on Shapwick Heath nature reserve

 
Shapwick Heath
Avalon Marshes Centre
Open - Free
Fri 25 Ancient Landscape, Ancient Exercise
Outdoor yoga at Ham Wall nature reserve

 
Ashcott Corner
RSPB Ham Wall
Ticket - £
Fri 25 Call of the Wild
Bat walk on Shapwick Heath

 
Shapwick Heath
Avalon Marshes Centre
Ticket - Free
Sat 26 Wildlife Extravaganza & Family Picnic
 
Westhay
Westhay Moor NNR

 
Open - Free