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Celebrating Somerset: Sumoræte ealle

22 February 2019 - 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Celebrating Somerset: Sumoræte ealle

The High Sheriff of Somerset and Bath Spa University proudly present; Celebrating Somerset: Sumorsǣte ealle
From Porlock to Portishead, Chard to Chew Magna, Wincanton to Widcombe and everywhere in between, Sumorsǣte ealle means “all the people of Somerset”.

The High Sheriff of Somerset is excited to extend an invitation to everyone living in the county to join him in marking the end of his shrieval year at an inspiring, moving and unique reflection of our beautiful and diverse home.

  1. Procession, 10am
    Flying dragons through Wells
    The people of Somerset are invited to meet at Wells Recreation Ground to help fly the dragons of Somerset through the city, towards Wells Cathedral.
  2. Family fete, 11am-1pm
    Somerset folk
    Everyone is invited to come to a free family fete at Wells Cathedral. Featuring a range of performances from professionals, community groups & local schools as well as dragon making workshops, this will be an inspiring morning for all ages.
    Involving performances from: Bolly Bhangra, Pocketfluff Productions, Wassail Theatre, Langport Mummers, storytelling and more.
  3. Gala, 7.30pm
    Somerset at its best
    Special guest performance by Jeremy Irons
    A mixture of performances from a range of professional, community & students at Wells Cathedral, highlighting the artistic brilliance of Somerset. This specially curated evening will feature music & song, contemporary & classical dance, storytelling & poetry, circus & theatre. Involving performances from: Jeremy Irons, Knights of King Ina, Bolly Bhangra, Wells Cathedral School, Amanda Boyd & Daniel Shaw, Crystal Spring, Ian Ross & Friends, Pocketfluff Productions, Shoebox Theatre, Wassail Theatre and more.
    This is a ticketed event.

Gala Tickets are only available via Eventbrite. Not available via the Cathedral shop.
Tickets can be purchased here: https://bit.ly/2FIFGk1
All proceeds from this event will be going to Somerset Crimebeat, a charity that will use the funds to encourage and enable young people from the most disadvantaged corners of the county to pursue a pathway to an apprenticeship.
Sponsored by Strode College, Wessex Water, and Lyecross Farm.

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