A movement driven by love and appreciation for our
We want you to be part of the future of Somerset
Become a member of Passion for Somerset and connect more deeply with our great county.
Individual membership is free, Business membership starts from as little as £120 pa.
Passion for Somerset is a not-for-profit organisation that's dedicated to fostering a love of, and appreciation for, this beautiful region. But we can't do it alone.
If you share a passion for Somerset you are already a part of our community, so join us in celebrating all that makes Somerset special, from its stunning landscapes to its warm-hearted people and its successful businesses. Together, let's create a love and pride that will endure for generations to come.
Enjoy exclusive benefits, insider updates and unique opportunities that celebrate and support the local community, all while contributing to the ongoing celebration of Somerset's rich heritage and vibrant culture.
Become a member for
Connect more deeply with Somerset, our enchanting county
Be an ambassador for our historic county and all it has to offer.
Join us as an individual member for free and be part of a growing community that loves Somerset and works to celebrate and promote it. Enjoy exclusive benefits, insider updates, and unique opportunities that celebrate and support local communities, all while contributing to the ongoing celebration of Somerset's rich heritage and vibrant culture.
Membership benefits include -
- Information on upcoming events
- Discounts for members from Partners and Shop Somerset businesses
- Lectures on Somerset topics with guest speakers
- Prize draws
- Newsletter with guest contributor
Elevate Your Somerset Connections
We recognise the vital role local businesses play in shaping Somerset's identity and economy. We champion your efforts and showcase your talents and services.
Passion for Somerset is a not-for-profit organisation that's dedicated to fostering a love of, and appreciation for, this beautiful region. But we can't do it alone. We're inviting your business to join us as we inspire and empower our communities, drive economic growth, and build a better future for Somerset together.
It's not just about business benefits. It's about making a real difference. Your support will directly contribute to inspiring and empowering Somerset's communities, building a sense of pride and belonging in everything our region has to offer.
To become a business member for as little as £120 just click the button below.
Membership benefits include -
- Opportunity to partner with a well-connected organisation with influence
- Add your weight to Passion for Somerset – the voice of the people.
- Welcome pack on signing up, to include one free 5x3 Somerset ﬂag and branded social media collateral.
- Being part of the Celebrate Somerset: Think Somerset business network, to include a listing on the website directory and branded social media collateral. The Celebrate Somerset: Think Somerset initiative aims to encourage business members to ﬁrst consider locally-sourced goods and services before looking further aﬁeld - a community network of business members.
- Invitations to 3 exclusive events over the year - a Somerset Day launch event (Jan/Feb each year), a Summer event and a Winter event.
- The opportunity to connect with consumers looking to shop local, shop Somerset
- Inclusion in our regular press briefings – send us your news and we send it to media contacts.
- Occasional newsletter
- Use of the Somerset Day and Shop Somerset logos to demonstrate your Somerset credentials.
From as little as
Somerset is full of such amazing traditions, such as the Wassail Ceremony, which reminds people today of the county’s cider making heritage.
Thatchers Cider - Fourth generation cider maker
Latest News, Articles & Events
Passion for Somerset welcomes Berensens as a Principal Partner
Berensens, a regional law firm based in Taunton, dedicated to offering first-class personal service, has joined Passion for Somerset as a Principal Partner.
Western Fuel has joined Passion for Somerset as an Official Partner.
One of the South West’s leading, independent fuel supply businesses, Western Fuel, has joined Passion for Somerset as an Official Partner.
Somerset Day 2023 achieves remarkable success, dominating social media platforms
Somerset Day 2023, the annual celebration of Somerset's rich heritage and culture saw the county decorated with flags and bunting and witnessed a phenomenal surge in social media engagement, solidifying its position as one of the most widely celebrated county days in the United Kingdom