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Fortnight of Festival Frolics in Somerton

Such is the success of the annual Somerton Music & Arts Festival that the event has now been extended to cover two weeks in July, as well a prelude event in the form of an art and photography exhibition to kick things off at the end of May. The festival fortnight itself comprises a wide […]

Get ready for summer!

Whilst most of us are still recovering from the excesses of the festive season and sheltering from the wet and cold, the organisers of the Somerton Music and Arts Festival are busy planning for warmer and sunnier weather. With a full schedule of events taking place throughout Somerton, the 2022 Festival will extend to cover […]

Somerstock 2022

The popular family friendly one-day Somerstock music Festival returns to Somerton on Saturday 9th July 2022 with rock and pop legends The Hoosiers headlining a full day of live music, with silent disco, stalls, food, bars and family fun. Festival Chairman, Cliff Bassett, says “We are absolutely delighted to welcome The Hoosiers and all our great bands for 2022.   […]

Air Ambulance selected as Partner Charity for 2022

Our charity partner for 2022 is the Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance, a registered charity established to provide relief from sickness and injury for the people of Dorset and Somerset by the provision of an air ambulance service, with an air and road-delivered critical care capability. The organisation receives no direct funding from the Government […]

Festival gives back to the community

Local organisations have reaped the benefit of another successful Somerton festival, despite the challenges of a global pandemic and some sub-tropical weather. The organisers of the Somerton Music & Arts Festival have donated £450 to the Somerton Recreation Ground Trust from the profits raised at its Somerstock music festival. This comes after a previous donation of £500 […]

Thank You

We would like to say a very big thank you to everybody who helped us make Somerstock 2021 a fantastic event. We’ve had lots of great feedback as well as some ideas and suggestions for next year, and we’ll be taking them all on board to make sure we come back in 2022 with an […]