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Change of Venue for the meeting on 24th September 2019

We will meet at   The Village Cafe,   The Old Coach Yard, East Coker, Somerset, BA22 9HY.  

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Poetry by Ama Bolton and an exhibition by the ABCD group of handmade books

On Friday Aug 30th at 7pm there will be a performance of a sequence of poems by Ama Bolton, titled "A Conference of Trees", with fourteen readers and two musicians at the Old Town Hall, Somerton TA11 7NB.

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Bridport’s Apothecary Group presents New Ways of Seeing: Visualisation and the Spoken Word at the Literary and Scientific Institute in East Street,  which is presented by as part of the museum’s Turner inspired season.

Tuesday 20th August.   7.30pm   Free entry/donation.   


Virginia Astley has a new poetry collection called The English River (Bloodaxe) 

This is a poetic tribute to the river Thames - its places and its people. More information about her book here:



The Parish of East Coker is still threatened by a huge urban development of about 800 houses.

South Somerset District Council is pushing ahead with plans to expand the town of Yeovil.