Mells daffodil festival Easter Monday 17 APril 2017

This is the programme from 2017.


In the main field and arena

Circus skills (free): all day

Ferret racing throughout the day

Classic cars and stationary engines

1.00 Childrens' games

2.00 Dog Show:

Prettiest Bitch

Handsomest Dog

Dog looking most like their owner

Dog with waggiest tail

Irish pair

Dog the judge would like to take home

Best Mells resident dog.

4.00 Tug of War competition


By the war memorial

1.00 Town Criers' competition

2.00 Morris Men


At the Talbot Inn

12.00 Morris Men


Mells Village Shop & Café

Our community-run shop and café is open all day.

In or near the church

11.00 Opening ceremony: Antique Roadshow's Marc Allum

11.15 Easter Bonnet competition

11.30 Frome Town Band

11.45 Teddy Bear Parachuting

1.00-2.00 Tower Tours

1.15 Music from the Band of Pilgrims

3.00-3.45 Talk by Marc Allum: The History of the Narcissus (Daffodil).

All day: Art exhibition

All day: Speringcourt Animal Rescue show their birds of prey.


On the green (across from the Manor gates)

Sunshine Drumming Company – interactive sessions at 12.00 and 14.00

Fun Bus

Crockery smashing

Swing boat rides

Kid's games and crafts tent

Wild flower planting

Acoustic music tent (open mic)

Wood-turning demos


Tithe Barn

Mells Nursery are serving teas, coffees and snacks all day.

Mells Manor Gardens
(50p entrance fee, children free)

Open 11- 5. Access through main gates in Selwood Street or church gate.

Teas, coffee, cakes

Mells Community Choir

Croquet, garden games.

Fortune teller, Jackie, will be here again. New this year: falconry.

Enjoy peace and quiet in a beautiful historic setting.

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