Archive for May, 2018

The County Towns of the West Country

The County Towns of the West Country

May 22, 2018 at 10:22 pm

The county towns of the West Country are not necessarily the largest urban settlements. Historically many of the town have been given their county town status and when they have been overtaken by another urban area in terms of size they have maintained their status as the head of thatRead More

The Music of the West Country

The Music of the West Country

May 16, 2018 at 10:26 am

There are occasions when people associate West Country music as being songs sung by rural folk bands that play at the local pub, or at a Young Farmers dance. It is true of course there have been a number of these acts that have shot to national prominence, and thereRead More

Sport in the West Country

Sport in the West Country

May 3, 2018 at 10:34 am

Sport in the West Country is highly competitive and well supported. There are club sides across a variety of sports that are famous around the globe as well as on the national stage. The sport in the region is slightly different from other areas of the country with certain sportsRead More