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Family activities for the Easter Holidays

In the UK Easter is one of the major Christian festivals of the year. It is full of customs, folklore and traditional food. Easter eggs are a very old tradition going back to a time before Christianity. Eggs after all are a symbol of spring and new life. Here are some activities happening in Somerset for the whole family to enjoy to celebrate Easter.

Taunton Pupils Display Diversity

Throughout the month of July 2017 there was a Diversity Display for anyone to see made by pupils of Holway Park Community Primary School in Taunton.

2017 Chinese New Year - Year of the Fire Rooster

IT’S one of the most colourful events in the calendar, when people take to the streets both in China and across the globe.
Unlike our festivities, which always take place at midnight between December 31 and January 1, Chinese New Year is a movable celebration.

New Year Carols' Concert at St.George's Church in Taunton

On January the 1st 2017 in a beautiful setting of St. Georges Church (Billet Street) a New Year Nativity Play took place, organized by talented children from Weston Super Mare. It was held after a mass.

Celebrating St Nicholas Day in Bridgwater

Diversity Voice would like to invite you to a St. Nicholas Day event. This will take place on Sunday 4th of December at Victoria Park Community Centre hall in Bridgwater TA6 7AS from 2.00pm to 4.00pm. Children of all ages are welcome to come, together with their parents. The party will be a great opportunity to meet friends and new people and to learn about Christmas customs. Doubtless, an outstanding part of the event will be arrival of Santa who will deliver gifts. Plenty of fun activities are planned together with refreshments for the young and old!

BIRTHDAY BONANZA: 70 Reasons To Celebrate in Bridgwater Arts Centre

Bridgwater Arts Centre invites for a free family event that will be held on 22nd October, 10am-4pm. BAC is celebrating its 70th birthday. 

Leigh Food Festival and Vintage Vehicles

11th Leigh Food Fair & Vintage/Classic Car Display will take place on Saturday 16th July in Leigh Village Hall , from 10AM till 4PM. The Festival is sponsored by Greenslade Taylor Hunt.


This year Bridgwater Twinning Week will be spread over 5 days from the 21st to 25th April including the weekend. Bridgwater has 5 twin towns and leads the way in modern day Internationalism for Somerset.

Somerset Art Weeks Festival 2015

It is an event which supports the development of the artistic community as a fundamental part of the economic life of the county.
It showcases a broad-ranging programme of contemporary visual arts and craft, featuring group shows, new commissions, projects and events in more than 100 locations across Somerset.

Exhibition on the RAF Polish night fighters of Exeter

This year an exhibition by '307 Squadron Project' will take place at the Exeter's Guildhall from 13th November until 15th November to coincide with the flag raising.

Currency exchange rates

Reference: British Pound (GBP)
Symbol Currency Rate
EUR Euro 1.14
USD American dollar 1.41
BGN Bulgarian Lev 2.23
CZK Czech Koruna 28.92
DKK Danish Krone 8.50
HUF Hungarian Forint 354.44
PLN Polish Zloty 4.76
RON Romanian New Leu 5.32
SEK Swedish Krona 11.84
CHF Swiss Franc 1.37
NOK Norwegian Krone 10.96
HRK Croatian Kune 8.46
RUB Russian Ruble 86.45
Source: European Central Bank, 20.04.2018

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