Arts & Entertainment

Lesley Webb, debut author of Millie & Louise. Photo: The New Blackmore Vale.

East Knoyle’s Lesley Webb on grief, loss and her debut novel

THE hapless Louise grapples with grief, loss and self-discovery in the debut novel from East Knoyle author,…

The Glastonbury Festival backs a range of causes, including the likes of Greenpeace

Glastonbury Festival hands more than £3.5m to charity in 2023

MORE than £3.5 million has been donated to charity by organisers of the Glastonbury Festival in 2023. Organisers have praised…

The Frog Prince runs at Charlton Horethorne Village Hall from January 18 to 20

Frog Prince panto heading to Vale village next month

A FROG and a prince will be coming to Charlton Horethorne Village Hall next month. CHAPS (Charlton Horethorne Amateur Pantomime…

Gillingham Imperial Silver Band performing in Mere. Picture: George Jeans

Gillingham Imperial Silver Band wows the crowd at church show

GILLINGHAM Imperial Silver Band held a Christmas Concert on Sunday (December 10) at the United Reformed Church (URC) in…

The new Barolo Lounge cafe bar is set to move into 17 High Street in Yeovil. Picture: Google

New Barolo Lounge café bar set to open in Yeovil

YEOVIL is set to get a new café bar – thanks to a growing chain which wants to open…

Carols at the Mill has been cancelled after heavy rainfall

Carols at Sturminster Newton Mill cancelled due to heavy rainfall

CAROLS at the Mill in Sturminster Newton has been cancelled. The event, at the town mill, on Newton Hill, was…

Keane will headline the 2024 Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza. Picture: CalumMew28

Keane to headline 2024 Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza

KEANE will headline the 2024 Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza concert, it has been announced. The band, who came…

Jennifer Forward-Hayter, from Motcombe, captured journalists for a year

Motcombe photography student captures journalism on the frontline

A MOTCOMBE photography student who documents journalists under pressure has recognised with a solo exhibition in Australia. For the last…

The BBC's Julius Caesar, inset, is portrayed against a backdrop of the Roman Villa at The Newt in Somerset. Pictures: BBC/The Newt

Somerset location stars in BBC docu-drama Julius Caesar: The Making of a Dictator

A NEW docu-drama detailing the life of Julius Caesar has premiered on the BBC – with a Somerset attraction…

Shepton Mallet Prison is set to close on January 2, 2024. Picture: Cove Group

Shepton Mallet prison to close with the loss of 18 jobs

SHEPTON Mallet Prison is to close in January, with the loss of 18 jobs, it has been announced. The attraction,…