Mells daffodil festival Easter Monday 2 APril 2018

Mells Village Shop & Café

Our community-run shop and café is open 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

Croquet, garden games.

Fortune teller, Jackie, will be here again.

Enjoy peace and quiet in a beautiful historic setting.

There are fun things happening all over the village
(please note times may vary).


In the main field and arena

Classic Cars and stationary engines*, Circus skills, Ferret racing, wildlife tent

1.00 Childrens’ games

2.00 Dog Show sponsored by Bellevue Veterinary Clinic. This year the judge will be the BBC's Claire Carter.

  • Best male dog
  • Best female dog
  • Dog with the waggiest tail
  • Dog that looks most like its owner
  • Best in show.

4.00 Tug of War competition

Community Tent

12.00 Punch & Judy

12.30 Children’s choir

2.00 Punch & Judy

3.00 Mells Community Choir

3.30 Punch & Judy

Plus arts & crafts and biscuit decorating all day.

12.00–3.00 Golf for kids with Orchardleigh Golf Club


*If you'd like to bring your classic vehicle please note that due to ground conditions there is a maximum weight 3.5 tonnes this year. You will need to book your vehicle in by 10th April (call Sean Robinson on 01373 764177). On the day you will need to be on site by 10am.

In or near the church

11.00 Opening ceremony: World-famous dancer Carlos Acosta

11.00 Easter Bonnet competition (follows opening) click here for how to enter

11.30 Teddy Bear Parachuting click here for how to enter

12.00 Frome Town Band

1.15 Music from the Band of Pilgrims

2.30 Maria Danishvar, opera singer


By the war memorial

12.00 Morris Men

1.00 Town Criers' competition


On the green (across from the Manor gates)

Fun Bus and swing boat rides (extra charge)

Sunshine Drumming Company  interactive sessions at 12.00 and 2.00

Wood-turning demos

Speringcourt Animal Rescue show their snakes and birds of prey.


Tithe Barn

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

1.45 Mells Community Choir

At the Talbot Inn

1.00 Morris Men

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