Exciting week of events ahead with Monday’s Quiz Night at Somerton Sports Club from 8.00pm. Teams of four compete for the coveted trophy in this the thirty-second year of our quiz with question master Brian Pearson. Then a full programme through to Somerstock, our grand finale, on Saturday 13th.
Weather set fair for Sunday’s Family Fun Day on the Recreation Ground. Dry and pleasantly warm. Activities for all the family with stalls, food, bar, music and Martock Retro Car Rally from 12.00 noon.
Your last chance to buy tickets for “The Sons of Pitches” concert on Friday at 7.30 in St Michael’s Church. Online tickets available from our secure ticket portal at https://www.somerstock.com/town-events or in the Ticket Office in Overt Locke, West Street, Somerton on Friday between 10.00 and 1.00pm.
With less than two weeks now to wait before the Festival kicks off a reminder that ticket prices for all events including Somerstock are higher on the door and at the gate than advanced ticket prices!
To help those coming to Somerstock we have put together a “Frequently Asked Questions” list to cover almost everything you need to know. Click Here to read them.
With just under three weeks to wait before the Festival begins, check out the events on our Events at a Glance page and then either pop into town to buy your tickets. The Ticket Office is located inside Overt Locke’s West Street Somerton and is open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays between 10.00am – 1.00pm right through until the Festival begins on Friday 5th July. Or you can Click Here to go to our secure portal to buy your tickets online. You’ll be sorry if you leave it too late as there is limited availability for some events!
The Festival has, for very many years, supported special events for pre-school, school aged and older members of our community, and 2019 is no different. Residents of Wessex House, their families and friends, will be enjoying an afternoon of musical entertainment with Will Rawlings on Monday 8th July. The Festival committee is pleased to announce that in addition to their concert on Friday 5th July The Sons of Pitches will be heading back to school for a workshop session with pupils of King Ina Academy that afternoon.
Sadly the pre-Festival event with the IOUs at the Sports Club on the 14th June has had to be cancelled. However you can still catch the band when they perform for the Festival at Somerstock on Saturday 13th July.
Tickets for Somerton Music and Arts Festival go on sale (including online tickets) on Saturday 1st June. The waiting’s over!
The Ticket Office is located inside Overt Locke’s West Street Somerton and is open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays between 10.00am – 1.00pm right through until the Festival begins on Friday 5th July.
For tickets bought at the Ticket Office payment can be made either by cash or cheque. Sorry no card sales. Cards can be used for online ticket purchases.
Early bird tickets are on sale for just one week only until Saturday 8th June so don’t miss out on these lower ticket prices. Please note that the Somerstock Music Festival early bird period has ended and that there are no early bird prices for the Festival Quiz.
The Return of “The Sons of Pitches” for opening night of the 2019 Festival on Friday 5th July. Yes the boys are back in town three years after they performed their first professional show in Somerton in 2016. This followed their success in winning Gareth Malone’s BBC2 A Capella competition “The Naked Choir”. Since then they’ve gone on to make further TV appearances and complete three UK-wide tours as well as performed in venues across the globe. And now they’re back where in some ways it all started. Last time tickets sold out within a week, so don’t leave it too long before buying your tickets!