Mushroom extravaganza – a taste of mushroom magic!

David Allen of Quantock Nature reflects on the culinary delights served up at last week's Mushroom Extravaganza

Does happiness grow on trees?

Help us celebrate Naturally Healthy May – enter your nature-inspired artwork and creative writing in to our competition.

Apple days, repair cafe and fungi forays!

Autumnal events around the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Blackdown Hills AONB presents… Crayfish!

With the help of some very creative young visitors to the River Culm Fair, we have put together this charming and enlightening stop-frame animation.

Arts and literature grants available

Do you have idea for an arts or literature activity in your community? You may be eligible to apply for a grant from Literature Works or the Arts Council. Literature Works annual fund Literature [...]

Children’s art exhibition celebrating the natural beauty of the Blackdown Hills

An exhibition of children’s artwork based on the habitats and species of the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is to be held this autumn. ‘A collage of the Blackdown Hills’ will [...]

Carol singing at Wellington Monument – Friday 8 December

Join Blackdown Hills AONB and the National Trust as we get the festive season underway with an evening of carol singing led by Blackdown Community Choir at Wellington Monument on Friday 8 [...]

Chard Memory Café creates art exhibition inspired by the local landscape

Members of Chard Memory Café have created an exhibition of autumnal art inspired by the Blackdown Hills countryside, which is now on display at Ferne Animal Sanctuary’s new visitor centre until 6 [...]

Painting a picture of the Blackdown Hills

25 March – 8 July, Museum of Somerset This spring, an exhibition of the work of the Camden Town Group, a circle of artists known for their paintings of the Blackdown Hills, is taking place at The [...]