2017 Turnip Prize

Hurry hurry. The entries for this year’s Turnip Prize close at 11pm on Tuesday 21st November. Get thinking (but too hard) and make sure your entry is at The New Inn before the deadline for your chance to be judged the most feeble work of art in this internationally acclaimed fiasco. Good luck! More details […]


This year’s world famous International Penny Chuffing Competition takes places at the New Inn Wedmore on: Friday 11 November ! ! The event starts at 8 pm and entry costs 50p┬áper go. All money will be donated to Children In Need. We look forward to seeing you and your “bums” here?? Frank n Deb

Meet the Brewer – Bath Ales. Friday 22nd April

You’ve shopped in the city, you’ve watched the rugby team play, you might even had a good old wash in one. But have you ever sampled the beer? Come to the New Inn on Friday 22nd April and meet with Bath Ales, one of the finest brewers in the South West and the makers of […]

Darts Champions!

We are delighted, dumb-struck and utterly chuffed to announce that our illustrious darts team, the New Swans, were victorious this week in the local region’s most prestigious competition, fending off the competitors The Strawberry in the final. It was a fantastic night, with our lads finishing a 501 in a smooth 17 dart run. We […]

Turnip Prize 2015 – The WINNER

‘Dismal And’ At a ceremony held at The New Inn on Monday 7th December, this year’s Turnip Prize was awarded to Bonksy for his work entitled ‘Dismal And’ (The Symbol ‘&’ Looking Dismal). The award was made in front of a packed art loving audience, and TV cameramen and photographers cheered when the 53 year-old […]

Meet the Brewer – Otter Brewery, Friday 22nd January

On Friday 22nd January, we are holding one of our ever-popular ‘Meet the Brewer’ nights and we are delighted to be welcoming Otter Brewery to the pub. All Otter beers have their individual flavours and aromas drawn from using their own spring water and fermented with a unique yeast. These two ingredients, in particular, define […]

Turnip Prize finalists announced

The Turnip Prize organisers have announced the six finalists of this year’s contest. As you will know from its well-publicised 17-year history, the Turnip Prize is a spoof of the lesser-known Turner Prize, and is awarded to the person who has created something that the judges perceive to be crap art using the least amount […]

WSBA Annual General Meeting 2015

We are pleased to be hosting the 10th Annual General Meeting of the WSBA, (Wedmore Small Business Association) on Friday 18th December 2015. For those of you new to the WSBA, it doesn’t actually exist of course, nor is it purely open to small businesses, nor for that matter do you need to work in […]

Turnip Prize 2015

The Turnip Prize is back at The New Inn with a vengeance. Entries for the much-coveted 2015 Turnip Prize award are, even now, not being thought about at all, by literally several people whose artistic talents know all sorts of bounds. The Turner prize set out to be new, innovative and shocking, maybe even anti […]