Things to do

September events in Somerset

Planning a September holiday in Somerset? Take a look at all the things to do in Somerset this month and start organising your itinerary to make the most of your time away.

1st week of September 

 

1st September: SheppyFest

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

 

1st September: SheppyFest

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

 

Until 2nd September: Archaeology festival

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

 

8th September: Grand Pier gin festival

Take a grand tour of various gins from all over the world at the Grand Pier in Weston-Super-Mare.

 

7th to 9th September: Stogumber Festival

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

 

2nd week of September 

8th 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.

 

9th September: Vintage Bus Rally

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

 

3rd week of September

14th to 16th September: Longleat Sky Safari

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

 

15th to 30th September: Somerset Arts Week

 These weeks focus on opening up the artists' environments to the public for an insight into how creators gather ideas and then make their pieces.

 

4th week of September

29th September: Levels’ Best Craft and Farmers Market

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

 

22nd to 23rd September: 1940s Weekend

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

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