If you think Glasto is the place to be for festivals in Somerset, think again. Shepton Mallet is up there with the best of them. OK you might not get to see the Foo Fighters falling off the stage but how about the Shepton Mallet Snowdrop Festival, in which thousands of flowers (no prizes for guessing what sort) are planted across the town. In May/early June catch the brilliant Royal Bath & West Show or in August, a similar agricultural shindig takes place - the Mid-Somerset Show. In between these, the town also hosts the local Collet festival. And look....if you feel like rocking out.....Glastonbury is just down the road.
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