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Does the world need a new perfume? — An evening with Jean Christophe Le Grévés

20th December 2018

In a world of excess what remains essential about smell? JC Le Greves, the New York perfumer and creative advisor to the fragrance industry, explores the mysterious connections between olfactory experiences and the unconscious mind, and the ways in which our primal instincts are fed by our sense of smell and our lives are enriched. Le … Continue reading Does the world need a new perfume? — An evening with Jean Christophe Le Grévés

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A Girl’s Guide to Personal Hygiene — An evening with Tallulah Pomeroy

13th December 2018

Women aren’t as ladylike as people would like to imagine. When artist Tallulah Pomeroy asked for anonymous anecdotes about the weird, unruly bodily habits, she was inundated. From tampons and trapped wind to ear wax and pubes, stories flowed in from a community of hilarious, radically honest women, who, by admitting to things they had … Continue reading A Girl’s Guide to Personal Hygiene — An evening with Tallulah Pomeroy

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Now we shall be entirely free — An evening with Andrew Miller

6th December 2018

One winter’s night in 1809, an unconscious man is carried into a house in Somerset. He is Captain John Lacroix, home from Britain’s disastrous campaign against Napoleon’s forces in Spain. Gradually Lacroix recovers his health, but not his peace of mind. He will not – cannot – talk about the war or face the memory … Continue reading Now we shall be entirely free — An evening with Andrew Miller

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The miracle of nature — An evening with Solange Azagury- Partridge

29th November 2018

The first piece of jewellery that Solange designed was her engagement ring, in 1987. Today the jewellery of the multiple award winning, internationally acclaimed artist features in the permanent collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum and the musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. Also famed for her interior design, including her work on her Somerset … Continue reading The miracle of nature — An evening with Solange Azagury- Partridge

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Global Fragmentation – An evening with Tim Spicer

22nd November 2018

Our world seems in a fragile state – facing the challenges of global terrorism, cyber warfare and chemical attacks against a backdrop of increasing national isolationism and right wing extremism. What will be the outcome of the tensions in Turkey, Syria and the Middle East? What does the future hold for the relationships between Britain and Europe, America, Russia, … Continue reading Global Fragmentation – An evening with Tim Spicer

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Financial Addiction — An evening with Paul Sunderland

15th November 2018

Compulsive spending, under-earning and debting are all signs of an underlying addictive relationship to money. Just as drugs and alcohol can alter our moods, so our financial habits can generate brain chemical changes which change how we feel. And we can become addicted to these mood changes, persisting in patterns of earning or spending despite negative consequences. … Continue reading Financial Addiction — An evening with Paul Sunderland

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The Somerset Collective — Pop up shop

9th November 2018

The Somerset Collective are back hosting their unique Christmas pop up sale with a wide range of small local businesses selling great gifts, fashion, homewares, jewellery, skincare, accessories and more. All you need under one roof to complete your Christmas shopping. Come along, bring your friends and treat yourself to lunch or coffee and a … Continue reading The Somerset Collective — Pop up shop

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Leaving the Village, Finding the Forest — An evening with Martin Shaw

8th November 2018

Dr Martin Shaw is regarded as one of the most profound teachers of myth of his generation. An award winning writer, he has taught at Stanford and Oxford University. He is founder and director of the West country School of Myth. “I can still remember the first time I heard Martin Shaw tell a story. The … Continue reading Leaving the Village, Finding the Forest — An evening with Martin Shaw

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Stories of the wild — An evening with Nina Constable

1st November 2018

Nina Constable’s meteoric rise as a filmmaker began when she was working as a waiter At the Chapel. Her very first commissions included filming the murmurations of the starlings on the Somerset Levels and tree care videos for Ashridge Trees. Nina has now produced incredible films for the BBC, the United Nations, Save the Elephants, The … Continue reading Stories of the wild — An evening with Nina Constable

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Halloween — Eat, drink and be scary

31st October 2018

Join us for a spooky juice and a pizza before you head out trick or treating. Great prize for the best costume. witches, wizards and all scary creatures of all ages welcome. £6 per ticket Clubroom bar open from 4.30pm; event starts promptly at 5pm. Please let us know if you are unable to use … Continue reading Halloween — Eat, drink and be scary

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