Category Archives: Local news

Visit to Cleeve Abbey – led by James Bond (no, really!)

Mary Sirault, the County Editor  of the Victoria County History of Somerset, has announced this opportunity:  Archaeologist James Bond will lead a tour of Cleeve Abbey on Saturday 25 June. Numbers strictly limited and Historic England need details of visitors in advance so please book early and note Historic England’s requests. CLEEVE ABBEY A visit led by archaeologist… Read More »

Just magic!

u3A member Peterjon Rawson has sent in the following News item as being of possible interest to other members: The MAGIC CIRCLE is organising some Zoom magic shows – available to anyone.  These are magicians’ shows entered for a new competition to find the VIRTUAL MAGICIAN OF THE YEAR. ** Tickets are available for each event, which will… Read More »

Minehead Library: a welcoming place

Now that the afternoons are getting that little bit longer – why not plan to visit the Library! The staff say they are finding it is quiet in the afternoons and say they’re happy to help when not busy with book-related tasks. Also they have a volunteer Monday afternoons who offers IT sessions free for anyone who needs… Read More »

Walking cricket reaches Somerset!

It’s not cricket – well actually it is! If you think cricket is a slow game, what will you make of walking cricket?  But seriously, the emergence of a wide range of ‘walking’ versions of popular sports -including football, rugby, basketball, netball, hockey, rounders and tennis – has seen thousands of those aged 50+ with conditions which limit… Read More »