WIN: Tickets to the Barrow & Flax Festival

PUBLISHED: 14:00 07 June 2019 | UPDATED: 09:04 08 June 2019

Nadine Benjamin and Ben Thapa will close the festival with an opera gala.

Nadine Benjamin and Ben Thapa will close the festival with an opera gala.


A four-day festival of music, theatre, poetry and food will be enjoyed in North Somerset next week, and the Times has free tickets to give away to lucky readers.

The Barrow & Flax Festival will be held at various venues across Barrow Gurney and Flax Bourton from June 13-16, promising to deliver a memorable weekend.

The Barrow Gurney Festival used to attract big crowds in years gone by, and it has been resurrected under a new guise by an energised team of young volunteers - with hopes of creating a family-friendly weekend packed with a mixture of events.

The festival begins at 8pm on June 13 with a wine and cheese tasting led by Zoe Coombs and Lye Cross Dairy, followed by Ukulele Mania With Andy Eastwood at 8pm on June 14.

June 15 is certain to be a day to remember, with Tony Rodd's cookery demonstration at 11am, Kid Carpet Family Mayhem at 2.30pm and Hypnotism Without Hypnosis with Martin Taylor at 8pm.

The festivities on June 16 kick off at 12.30pm with a feast, served up by Wilson's Restaurant.

At 4pm actor John Telfer will deliver a poetry recital and the festival will conclude at with an opera gala performed by Nadine Benjamin and Ben Thapa at 6pm.

Tickets, priced £7.50-43.75, and venue details are available by logging on to

The Times has teamed up with The Barrow & Flax Festival to offer two lucky readers the chance to win a pair of tickets.

One pair will be for Ukulele Mania With Andy Eastwood on June 14 at 8pm, and the other will be for the Opera Gala With Nadine Benjamin and Ben Thapa on June 16 at 6pm.

To enter the competition, simply answer the question below before the competition deadline of 10am on June 12.

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Archant competition rules apply and the editor's decision is final.

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