Arts & Entertainment

“Somerset boy” Matt Chorley makes switch to BBC Radio 5 Live ahead of election

SOMERSET-born and Huish Episcopi-educated journalist Matt Chorley will host a new politics show on BBC Radio 5 Live, it…

A big screen is set to show the Sunday of Glastonbury at Collett Park in Shepton Mallet

Glastonbury Festival Sunday set for big-screen in Shepton Mallet

IF you missed out on tickets for Glastonbury 2024 you can still enjoy the last day of the festival…

Mural artists in Glastonbury transformed the garage frontage in less than an hour. Pictures: Avon & Somerset Police

Glastonbury artists turn boarded up drug garage into “incredible” work of art

ARTISTS in Glastonbury transformed a boarded up garage – previously inhabited by drug users – into a canvass for…

Somerset providing the backdrop in, clockwise from top left, Hot Fuzz, Christmas at the Holly Day Inn, a Bryan Adams video and Good Boy

Somerset film and TV locations: How council is hoping to cash in

WE all know Somerset provides the most beautiful backdrop to life. From the rolling hills of the Mendips and the…

The line-up for the Acoustic Stage at Glastonbury 2024

Bootleg Beatles, Ocean Colour Scene and more for Acoustic Stage at Glastonbury 2024

THE Bootleg Beatles, Ocean Colour Scene and Gipsy Kings will top the bill on the Acoustic Stage at Glastonbury…

A 'very limited' number of Glastonbury 2024 tickets are set to go on sale

Glastonbury 2024 tickets resale: Dates, details and advice released for festival fans

A ‘VERY limited’ number of Glastonbury tickets for the 2024 festival will go on sale later…

The Mayor of Taunton and charity representatives were among those at the unveiling. Picture: Somerset Council

Crowds gather for unveiling of Knife Angel sculpture in Taunton

A GIANT, knife-wielding figure loomed over crowds in Taunton this week – to raise awareness of violent crime. They had…

The Knife Angel will be unveiled by Emma Webber in Taunton on April 3. Picture: British Ironwork Centre

Road closures in Taunton for unveiling of Knife Angel at Market House

ROADS in Taunton will be closed to traffic today for the unveiling of a statue. The Knife Angel, a…

Strode College lecturer James Arlett, passed away in January last year

History event exploring The Crusades to be held in memory of Strode College expert

A ONE-DAY history conference in Glastonbury will focus on one of the most turbulent periods in history – the…

Mel B, second from right, has sparked renewed rumours of a Spice Girls appearance at Glastonbury 2024

Mel B sparks rumours of Spice Girls Glastonbury appearance… Again!

RUMOURS of a Spice Girls reunion – potentially at Glastonbury – have once again surfaced after comments made by…