Reedbeds and Waterways: Journeys Across the Somerset Levels

 16th November 2019 - 18th January 2020

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

An exhibition of artworks by printmaker Jackie Curtis celebrating the landscapes and wildlife of the Somerset Levels.

Pop-Up Escape Rooms: Good Deeds

 17th January 2020

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

An exclusive pop-up Escape Room in the unique surroundings of the museum. Various dates available in December 2019 and January 2020.

Toddler Explorers – The Wind

 17th January 2020

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

New Year Special Offer! Try our Toddler Explorer sessions and get 2 for 1 if you book before the end of February.

Jackie Curtis Monoprinting Workshop

 18th January 2020This event is fully booked

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

This event has now sold out.

Somerset Wassail Evening

 18th January 2020This event is fully booked

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

*This event is now sold out* Join us in the beautiful surroundings of the Abbey Barn for our annual Wassail evening.

My Somerset: Paintings and iPad Art by Alison Jacobs

 25th January 2020 - 21st March 2020

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

A new exhibition of paintings and iPad art exploring the county's rural landscape by Somerset based artist Alison Jacobs.

Meet the Artist – Alison Jacobs

 25th January 2020

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

To celebrate the opening of My Somerset, Alison Jacobs will be in the exhibition to answer questions about her practice. 

Farmyard Fun

 18th February 2020

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

Meet the animals from ‘Second chance petting farm’ all of which have been rescued. They will include a donkey, a sheep, and goats.

Family Charcoal Workshop with Alison Jacobs

 19th February 2020

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

Join Alison Jacobs for a fun and creative drawing session using charcoal.

Family Fun Day – Traditional Weaving

 20th February 2020

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

See traditional Iron Age loom weaving and try your hand at stick weaving to create a bookmark or bracelet to take home.

Toddler Explorer – Snow & Ice

 28th February 2020

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

New Year Special Offer! Try our Toddler Explorer sessions and get 2 for 1 if you book before the end of February.

Orchard Management Day

 29th February 2020

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

The essential guide to growing and caring for apple trees with Les Davies MBE.

Toddler Explorers – Flowers

 20th March 2020

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

A fun-filled session of play and active learning.

Introduction to iPad Art Workshop with Alison Jacobs

 21st March 2020

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

Join Alison Jacobs for a unique workshop introducing you to digital art.

Toddler Explorers – Beautiful Birds

 24th April 2020

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

A fun-filled session of play and active learning.

Cider’s Golden Age: Talk by Dr Richard Stone

 7th October 2020

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

Join Bristol University's Dr Richard Stone for this illuminating talk on the 'Golden Age' of cider

The History and Mythology of Glastonbury

 3rd November 2020

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

Join celebrated historian Professor Ronald Hutton for an evening exploring the mythology and history surrounding Glastonbury.