Somerset Day 2018

With just three weeks to go before Somerset Day celebrations get underway, this year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever before! Groups and organisations across the county are taking part, and there’s still time to organise your own event as part of this fantastic celebration.

Nigel Muers-Raby, Chairman of Passion for Somerset, organisers of Somerset Day says, “As this special day gets closer, we’re really thrilled with the response we’ve had from groups and organisations across the county.

If you are organising event, please upload details at, and spread the message on social media!

Here’s a small sample of some of the events taking place over 10/11/12/13 May 2018.

Each year momentum grows as more people get behind Somerset Day, and this year it’s safe to say this is absolutely the best year yet!


A full list of events can be found at

What is Somerset Day?

The first Somerset Day was held in 2015, following a public vote that chose 11th May for this special day. The date marks historical hero King Alfred the Great’s routing of the Vikings from his stronghold in the Somerset marshes in May 878. Somerset Day is organised by Passion for Somerset, a not for profit community interest company, with help from sponsors and volunteer supporters throughout the county, including Wyke Farms, Milsted Langdon, Miles Tea and Coffee, and Thatchers Cider.

For further information, please contact:
Penny Adair, [email protected]
Tel: 07967 047464

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