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Volcano Batch PHOTOGRAPHY Competition.


Somerset Coalfield Life at Radstock Museum is launching a photography and artwork competition.

We are looking for images of our iconic Volcano Coal Tip at Old Mills, Paulton.

Enter as an adult over 16 or as a child under 16
Closing date for entries: 31st May 2017.

The two winning images (one from each age group) will be published on new postcards to represent our area.

EVERYONE’S A WINNER: ALL of your entries will be displayed in an exhibition at the Museum in June.
Follow this link for Competition Details and ‘Rules’.

May 31st: Know Your Place activity afternoon.

An afternoon of family activities on May 31st will include a heritage walk around Radstock using Know Your Place, exploring your local history as we go! Look out for landmarks and have fun on the way, mapping what you find onto Know Your Place afterwards at the Museum.
This Event is limited to 15 people and tickets must be BOOKED IN ADVANCE at Eventbrite (follow link). Normal Museum Admission charges will apply for this event. Further details, term and conditions etc, on the Eventbrite listing.
BOOKING for this event is ESSENTIAL and we expect the available places to sell out quickly.
However if you are unlucky with getting tickets for the KYP event you can still come to the Museum over the half term holidays on the regular admission terms. ANNUAL TICKETS: Adult £6 Concession £5 Child £2.50 Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) £13.

Village Events during the Summer.

The Museum is planning to have stalls at a number of village events over the next few months, including Kilmersdon, Midford, Peasedown, Timsbury, Midsomer Norton, Paulton, Coleford and Shoscombe. Watch here for the latest news.

Saturday July 29th.

“Meet the Victorians at the Seaside”.

Our Education Team volunteers will be laying on a themed afternoon of fun and activities celebrating the Great British Seaside as experienced by our forefathers.
Put the date in your diary and watch this space for more details as we publish the list of fun things to do.

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