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Michael Eavis CBE
Michael Eavis CBE is the Patron of Visit Somerset and the founder of the world famous Glastonbury Festival
Property expert, TV presenter and journalist Martin Roberts tells Sarah Ford from Somerset Life how he’s happy to fly the flag for Somerset tourism.
Emily is the youngest daughter of Glastonbury Festival founder, Michael Eavis and joins him in waving the flag for the county with the official tourism organisation for Somerset and surrounding area.
Simon King OBE
Visit Somerset is delighted to announce the inclusion of another famous Somerset face to represent the county as an ambassador.
Martin Thatcher is a fourth generation English cider maker. He currently combines his role of Managing Director of Somerset based Thatchers Cider, with that of Chair of the NACM
Ian Brodie MBE
Ian Brodie is an award-winning photographer and internationally successful author. His love of film, travel, photography and vintage combat aircraft have combined to produce some remarkable books and images, and has resulted in 21 books to date, with more in production.
Brad Burton is 44 (Feb 2017) and was born in Salford, Manchester and was brought up by his mum Brenda after his father left the family home when he was very young.
Duncan Bannatyne OBE
Somerset has long had an association with dragons and whilst the symbol may have made its way over here with the Romans, there have been many later alleged sightings of the fire-breathing beast as recently as the mid-19th century.
Dr Paul Phillips CBE
Dr Paul Phillips CBE has made an indelible impression on Somerset as the Principal of Weston College.
Since the proud Welshman took over in 2001, the College has undergone a dramatic transformation, progressing from below-average academic results and poor finances to Ofsted 'outstanding' status and a string of prestigious national accolades.
Lord Jeffrey Archer
The Rt Hon Lord Archer of Weston-super-Mare
Best selling Author with world sales of over 275 million copies in 97 countries and more than 37 languages. He is the only author ever to have been a number one bestseller in fiction (nineteen times), short stories (four times) and non-fiction (The Prison Diaries).
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