Yeovil Community Arts Association

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Young Children's Story Competition Results 2018

Congratulations to the winner Cody Southern, with our two runners up being Imogen Teare and Edith Clarke. There were also seven Highly Commended stories. All 10 winners received Waterstones book tokens, with their winning stories being displayed in the children’s section of Yeovil Waterstones.

2013 Literary Prize Results

The results of the 10th Yeovil Literary Prize are now available. Congratulations to the winners in the three categories! Full details and report on the Yeovil Literary Prize website.

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A glimpse into the life of Marianne North

Thu 11 September 2014 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil



Artist, explorer and benefactor of Kew Gardens


An illustrated talk given by Gina Merrett Smith, artist, tutor and nature photographer, on the fascinating Victorian life of Marianne North, a lady who painted her way around the world, and donated over 800 of her paintings to Kew Gardens. Learn about Marianne’s travels, paintings and connections with famous people such as Charles Darwin and Edward Lear. This talk will appeal to artists, gardeners, lovers of literature, travellers and those who love history.


Tickets can be bought in advance from the Octagon Box Office – 01935 422844 – or on the door on the night, £5.


Refreshments available