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October events in Somerset

Head to Somerset this October for plenty to see and do both indoors and outside. With exhibitions, literature festivals and some Bavarian culture at Oktoberfest, you won't be stuck for something to do this autumn.

First week of October 


29th September to 8th October: Bath Children’s Literature Festival

A great opportunity to get the kids talking about their favourite books and meeting their favourite authors.


7th October: RNLI Party on the Pier

Help raise money while having a great time on the Grand Pier at Weston-Super-Mare.


Second week of October

8th October: Wells Food Festival

Feast your eyes on the finest local produce from Somerset at the Wells Food Festival, including stalls, talks and displays throughout the day.


Third week of October

13th to 21st October: Two Moors Music Festival

A leading classical music festival in the UK showcasing some of the best talent from Exmoor, Dartmoor and beyond.


15th October: Bath Skyline Flavours of Autumn Walk

Join the Skyline ranger to explore part of the Bath Skyline stopping off for some warming soup for lunch around the campfire.


Final week of October

21st to 22nd October: Apple Day

Head to Barrington Court for this autumnal weekend celebration.


21st to 29th October: Halloween Activities at Barrington Court

There are plenty of spooky Halloween goings on at Barrington Court, including pumpkin decoration painting, scary faces trail and den building.


27th October: Museums at Night: Fright at the Museum

Have a spooky time exploring the American Museum at night this Halloween. You're in for a fright.


October events in Somerset

Throughout the Month 

A History of Fashion in 100 Objects

A major new exhibition celebrating fashion from the 1600s to the present day showcasing just 100 star objects from the Fashion Museum’s world-class collection.


Make the most of your autumn experience by staying in Somerset.

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