Our partners and sponsors are passionate about Somerset and are eager to promote the county, its communities and its produce through innovative, fun and exciting events and campaigns.
University Centre Somerset (UCS), part of Bridgwater & Taunton College, specialises in technical and professional degrees, degree level apprenticeships and professional development programmes.
At UCS we pride ourselves on creating opportunities for people within our community by forging strong links with employers to develop and deliver programmes that meet Somerset’s higher skills and training needs. We have a wide range of courses across our three campuses – Bridgwater, Taunton and Cannington – in areas such as Agriculture and Land Management, Business, Creative Arts, Computing & IT, Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Health & Social Care, Construction, and Leadership & Management.
We are proud to be Official Partners of Somerset day, celebrate all that is good within our county and share our passion with our community.
Somerset Larder produces fresh food and meals to go using locally sourced ingredients from all over the west country. Its philosophy is to nourish the community with amazing produce, to employ local people and to train apprentices for future careers in the catering and hospitality sector.
The company was established in 2014 to bring together the county’s finest small food and drink producers, in order to compete for big catering contracts normally only open to larger businesses. It now has an impressive team of hand picked suppliers, all passionately committed to Somerset and its bountiful produce.
The ultimate vision is for Somerset Larder to not just be known in the west country, but the whole of the UK and indeed the rest of the world, creating a business which will benefit our food and drink sector far into the future.
We’re a social-first creative agency who create messages that make a difference. Bard’s mission is to be better and do good which is what our creative campaigns are all about. We’re all about making a change where we can. We want less waffle, more talk, less greed and more responsibility.
Storytelling has been around for thousands of years and with so many more tales to tell, we’ve only just scratched the surface. Surely there must be something more? For us, it’s not just about business, it’s about people, it’s about what it means to be human. We’re champions for doing better and just want to support people who are striving for more.
Situated in the historical town of Taunton, Somerset’s county capital, the Cooper Associates County Ground makes for the perfect day out.
Whether you are a family looking to enjoy a day’s cricket, younger people looking to enjoy an evening out after a day at work, or a business looking to provide your clients with some top-notch hospitality, we can cater for it all in our fun and lively atmosphere.
There is easy access by both road and rail and we are open all year round – providing fantastic Conference and Banqueting facilities in the off-season. For more information, please contact us.
BBC Somerset is your local radio station for the county. It’s a one-stop-shop for local news, conversation and features, plus great music too.
For the first time in its thirty year history the station now broadcasts locally across Somerset from their studios in Taunton from 6am in the morning until 10pm every weekday.
You can listen to BBC Somerset on 95.5 FM, 1566 AM on DAB digital radio, on Freeview Channel 722, online or via the BBC Sounds app
Evosite specialises in creating exceptional online user experiences and performance marketing campaigns across multiple channels. Our 300+ satisfied customers include major national and multinational brands.
Evosite turns the potential of the internet and mobile technologies into increased sales and higher profits. Every digital project we deliver is always one element of a more comprehensive business solution.
We begin by taking a customer-centred approach and by creating a coherent digital strategy that is perfectly aligned with our clients commercial ambitions, our talented teams create a seamless experience that joins everything together for our clients customers, and for their business.
Pyne’s of Somerset has become a destination for food shoppers from across three counties, some of them regularly driving 40 miles to get there.
It’s sited just off the M5 at North Petherton where Malcolm and Julie Pyne relocated from the village centre in 2011.
The business has grown hugely since but the fundamentals remain unchanged: meat is from locally-raised livestock which, says Malcolm Pyne, means customers are guaranteed unmatchable quality, whether buying prime cuts or his national award-winning sausages and burgers.
Pyne’s also offers fresh fish, a delicatessen counter, speciality regional products, Somerset ciders and a hot food takeaway.
A South West firm through and through, Milsted Langdon has grown over the last 30 years from a start-up in Taunton, to one of the region’s leading independent accountancy practices, with 29 Partners and Directors and a team of over 200 staff across five locations.
Our services include; Audit, Accounting software and services, Business intelligence, Business taxation, Cloud accounting, Corporate finance, Financial services for individuals and businesses, Forensic accounting, Insolvency and restructuring, International trade advice, Making Tax Digital, Payroll and workplace pensions, Property tax, Research and development (R&D) claims, Tax planning and VAT consultancy.
Milsted Langdon is proud to be a long-standing supporter of Somerset Day, celebrating the county as a wonderful place to live, learn, work and play.
Clarks is proud to be an official partner of Somerset Day, celebrating all that is wonderful about living and working in Somerset.
Having been based in this beautiful county since 1825, we are proud to call it our home. While we have expanded into Europe, Americas and APAC, we hold our Somerset roots dear and regard them as integral to our identity.
Whether it’s fantastic natural landscapes, great food, or rich history, Somerset has it all and Clarks looks forward to May 11 2019 when we can celebrate these things while encouraging communities across the county to do the same.
The county of Somerset is famed world-wide as the heart and home of Cheddar cheese and as one of the largest independent cheese producers and milk processors in the UK, founded in the heart of Somerset over 150 years ago, Wyke Farms, are proud to be supporting and helping to celebrate Somerset, as a place to live, work and play.
Since 1904, four generations of the Thatcher family have been making cider at Myrtle Farm, in Sandford, Somerset. Thatchers passion for quality has led to an unrivalled range of premium ciders, with its deep knowledge of apple varieties resulting in innovative ciders that are full of flavour and with a distinct character that reflects English cidermaking at its best. Its ciders include flagship brand Thatchers Gold, Thatchers Haze, Thatchers Vintage and Thatchers Katy.
Link your business with the Somerset Day brand all year round
Somerset Day has been growing in popularity since it was first established in 2014. From a handful of events four years ago, hundreds of events took place in 2019, ranging from food markets, art exhibitions and tea parties.
With over 14 million impressions and trending on Twitter on Somerset Day 2019, linking your brand with the Somerset Day brand gives you the opportunity to raise your brand awareness and actively engage with local communities and organisations.
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eat:Festivals is a social enterprise based in Somerset.
They specialise in connecting communities with the land that surrounds them – the most obvious way is through their multi-award winning food & drink festivals held in 10 Somerset town throughout the year and their two-week long extravaganza “West Country Food Adventures”
First rolling off the production line in 1981, Henry has become a unique part of British culture.
Independently rated the U.K’s most reliable vacuum brand, more than 11 million Henrys have been made, and most are still in use today.
Proudly designed, engineered and built right here in Chard, Somerset, the Henry brand continues to thrive, creating employment for a growing team of a thousand, and exporting worldwide.
Long live Henry!
Somerset’s ‘jewel in the crown’, Hestercombe is famous for its unique collection of gardens spanning three centuries of history and design. During your visit you can also enjoy the Contemporary Art Gallery, Restaurant, Café, Gift Shop and Plant Centre.
Makers of the world’s finest flannel since 1772, Fox Brothers continues its two hundred and fifty years’ tradition as a unique and iconic British textile manufacturer supplying outstanding natural wool fabrics of the highest quality.
The UK’s largest motorcar collection, a charity with over 400 cars and bikes on show from around the world from the dawn of motoring in the late 1800’s through to classics of the 1950’s and 1960’s.
A ‘Museum in motion’ with tours, talks and activities for families and enthusiasts.