County coun­sel: Som­er­set

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Bry­ony Symes is your guide to this re­gion of his­toric build­ings and beau­ti­ful scenery

Join in the spec­tac­u­larly colour­ful pro­ces­sions of

Frome’s an­nual car­ni­val, with il­lu­mi­nated floats, ma­jorettes and bub­bly

car­ni­val spirit. All this is ac­com­pa­nied by a fam­ily

fun day, a duck race along the river and

a com­pe­ti­tion to find the best-dressed shop win­dow. Date 22 Septem­ber

Web frome­car­ni­val.org.uk

Bath Chil­dren’s Lit­er­a­ture Fes­ti­val

chil­dren’s lit­er­a­ture fes­ti­val, with a packed pro­gramme ac­tiv­i­ties from some of the

most en­gag­ing chil­dren’s and young adult lit­er­a­ture

writ­ers around. There’s even a The Tiger Who Came to Tea sto­ry­telling ses­sion and tea party. Date 28 Septem­ber to 7 Oc­to­ber

Web www.bath­fes­ti­vals. org.uk/chil­drens-lit­er­a­ture

Wells Food Fes­ti­val

Taste the very best of the county’s food and drink

at this foodie won­der­land in the heart of the town

of Wells. Stalls will be set up in the Mar­ket Place, the and in the recre­ation ground, and you will also be able to watch

demon­stra­tions next to the Bishop’s Barn, all for free! Date 14 Oc­to­ber Web wells­food­fes­ti­val.co.uk

Wells Fes­ti­val of Lit­er­a­ture

an en­ter­tain­ing va­ri­ety of speak­ers and work­shops

in a pro­gramme de­signed to ex­pand your hori­zons

and spark imag­i­na­tions. Date 19-27 Oc­to­ber Web www.wells­fes­ti­val­oflit­er­a­ture.co.uk

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Don’t miss Europe’s largest of talks, read­ings and Town Hall, at the Bishop’s Palace, along the moat Now in its 26th year, this fes­ti­val prom­ises vis­i­tors

LEFT-RIGHT Car­ni­val spirit in Frome, or Wells Food Fes­ti­val

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