Crewkerne Farmers Market welcomes Gluten Free Gourmet to the October market on Saturday October 20th from 9 am until 1 pm outside of Henhayes Centre. The family run business is all about providing the food missed by those suffering from coeliac disease. They pride themselves in creating delicious gluten free cakes and bakes, including pastries and pies. Eleven other local producers of quality foods and drinks will be making their regular monthly appearance at the Farmers Market in Crewkerne. There will be autumn crafts at the children’s activity corner and Monty the Market Mouse will be hiding again, waiting for youngsters to find him.
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Free activities for children take place at Crewkerne Museum during the half-term school holidays. Beginning on Wednesday October 31st and running daily up until and including Friday November 2nd between 10 am – 4 pm, youngsters can hunt for mice and pumpkins in the galleries and make a Halloween mask or an autumn decoration. No booking is required.
While the youngsters are enjoying their activities, adults can visit the museum’s current exhibition 1918 Remembered commemorating the end of WW1. The exhibition tells the stories of the soldiers, the growth of Severalls housing estate and the growing liberation of women in the early 1900’s. Photographs, memorabilia and research work illustrates the time when the town was a different place to what it is today. The last day to visit the exhibition is Saturday November 3rd.
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The ‘Full Bonfire Night Experience’ takes place behind the Old Stagecoach Inn in Station Road on Saturday November 3rd. The annual event hosted by the Rotary Club of Crewkerne District Trust begins at 6.30 pm. The bonfire will be lit at 7 pm and the grand display of fireworks begins at 7.30 pm. Other attractions include glow ropes and sparklers. Food and candy floss will be available and ample parking provided for cars. Admission costs £6 per adult and £2 per child with free admission for under five year olds accompanied by an adult.