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September events in Somerset


1st week of September 

2nd to 3rd September: Stogumber Festival

A celebration of the performing arts with world class musicians covering many genres.



Until 3rd September: Archaeology festival

Made for school summer holidays, budding archaeologists can hunt for fossils in Somerset this September.


2nd September: SheppyFest

Sheppy Cider Farm brings together an exciting lime up of music and entertainment (and cider, of course) on the farm near Taunton.


2nd September: Fireworks at sea from the Grand Pier

Watch this spectacular fireworks display at the Grand Pier in Weston-Super-Mare.

2nd week of September

8th to 10th September: South West Outdoor festival

Celebrate the great outdoors and find your sense of adventure at this fun festival on the edge of Cheddar Gorge in Somerset.


9th September: World Wellington Boot Throwing Championship

You’ve been waiting all year for it. Head to, ahem, Wellington to enjoy a full day of family fun.


10th September Vintage Bus Rally

An amazing selection of vintage buses on show at the Helicopter Museum near Weston-Super-Mare.


3rd week of September

15th to 17th September: Longleat Sky Safari

A hot air balloon extravaganza with more than 50 big balloons including the ‘Flying Lion’.


4th week of September


 30th September: Levels’ Best Craft and Farmers Market

Find top quality local produce and crafts in the old stables at Montacute House.


23rd to 24th September: 1940s Weekend

Avon Railway is bringing back WWII – but only the good bits, with various vintage activities.

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