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Taunton's rich military and religious history makes it popular with tourists. Explore your hometown by visiting our site to learn what's on Taunton, from indoor cycling classes to the Sunday Carvery at Taunton and Pickeridge. Hestercombe Gardens often hosts fun events suitable for folks of all ages, and you can always find a good antique or boot sale in the area at least once a month. 

Bridgwater Carnival

Bridgwater Carnival

Date: 04/11/2017

Experience Somerset's most spectacular event of the year as it tours through Bridgwater. Bridgwater Carnival has won two GOLD awards this year One in South West Tourism Excellence Awards for TOURISM EVENT OF THE YEAR.2015/16 One in the Bristol Bath and Somerset Tourism Excellence Awards for TOURISM EVENT AND FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR 2016/17

Wellington Carnival

Wellington Carnival

Date: 30/09/2017

Experience one of the Somerset's most spectacular events as it tours through Wellington. The carnival held every September is organised by the Wellington Carnival Committee – they plan the carnival which will not only contain entrants from the town, but from other local towns who compete for cups and trophies. Each town on the circuit (South Somerset Federation consists of Wellington, Chard, Ilminster, and Taunton) has its turn playing host, and all monies made by each town is distributed to local charities and groups.

Taunton Carnival

Taunton Carnival

Date: 21/10/2017

Experience Somerset's most spectacular event of the year as it tours through Taunton high street. Join in the fun and view stunning illuminated floats that have been designed and constructed by carnival clubs around the West Country.

  • Chard Museum & Heritage Centre

    Chard Museum & Heritage Centre
    Today + More Dates

    Chard Museum first set-up in 1970 to exhibit the many interesting events & people what originate from Chard The pioneer of powered flight John Stringfellow & James Gillingham who was an important maker of artificial limbs,both are exhibited. The second world war section attracts much interest with both young & old

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  • Wrestling: Saturday Night Slam!

    Wrestling: Saturday Night Slam!
    29/04/2017

    The larger than stars from the world of wrestling arrive in Bridgwater on Saturday 29th April!

    Categories: Family Fun, Kids

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  • Wrestling: Saturday Night Slam!

    Wrestling: Saturday Night Slam!
    29/04/2017

    The larger than stars from the world of wrestling arrive in Bridgwater on Saturday 29th April!

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  • Compass Wellbeing Stay and Play

    Compass Wellbeing Stay and Play
    01/05/2017 + More Dates

    New Stay and Play Group for Tots in Taunton

    Categories: Family Fun, Kids

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  • Bank Holiday BBQ - Taunton

    Bank Holiday BBQ - Taunton
    01/05/2017 + More Dates

    Work up an appetite with games on the lawn then enjoy some sizzling hot food cooked fresh on the Courtyard barbecue.

    Categories: Bank Holiday

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  • Project 10 Challenge Party

    Project 10 Challenge Party
    02/05/2017 + More Dates

    If you are looking to lose weight or earn some extra cash in 2017 this is for you

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  • Joe Swift:  A Man About the Garden

    Joe Swift: A Man About the Garden
    03/05/2017

    TV presenter Joe Swift digs deep to reveal his fascinating story from his Rock n Roll youth to becoming one of the country’s top Garden Designers. Hear what really happens behind the scenes at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and Gardeners World and find out what it takes to get a Chelsea Show Gold Medal?

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  • Taunton Farmers Market

    Taunton Farmers Market
    04/05/2017 + More Dates

    Farmers Market held every Thursday in the centre of town

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  • Where is Home?

    Where is Home?
    04/05/2017

    State of Emergency presents: Where Is Home? Soweto, late 80s. A young man struggles against the security forces, confronts tribal tensions and deals with the death of his own mother....

    Categories: Performing Arts

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  • Where is Home?

    Where is Home?
    05/05/2017

    State of Emergency presents: Where Is Home? Soweto, late 80s. A young man struggles against the security forces, confronts tribal tensions and deals with the death of his own mother....

    Categories: Performing Arts

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  • Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar
    05/05/2017

    EVENT CINEMA (encore): Filmed as broadcast from the Royal Shakespeare Company, Angus Jackson directs Shakespeare’s epic political tragedy, as the race to claim the empire spirals out of control. Caesar returns from war, all-conquering, but mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power.

    Categories: Film

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  • egypt - blues rock in somerset on saturday 6th may 2017

    egypt - blues rock in somerset on saturday 6th may 2017
    06/05/2017

    UK blues rock three piece band formed in 1987, all former members of legendary progressive blues outfit The Groundhogs.

    Categories: Music, Concerts

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  • Haynes Breakfast Club for Motoring Enthusiasts

    Haynes Breakfast Club for Motoring Enthusiasts
    07/05/2017 + More Dates

    Calling all motoring enthusiasts! On the first Sunday of each month there will be a breakfast club open to all marques. This event will be held outside the Museum and is FREE to join in.

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  • Obsession

    Obsession
    11/05/2017

    EVENT CINEMA (LIVE): Jude Law (The Young Pope, Closer, The Talented Mr Ripley) stars in the stage production of Obsession, broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A View from the Bridge, Hedda Gabler) directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film.

    Categories: Film

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  • Food and Drink Festival

    Food and Drink Festival
    12/05/2017 + More Dates

    Taunton are holding a Food & Drink Festival over May weekend (12-13th) This will mark Somerset Day 2017 and includes food trucks live entertainment.

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  • Beyond the Barricade

    Beyond the Barricade
    12/05/2017

    ‘Beyond the Barricade’ has delighted audiences throughout the UK and mainland Europe for more than a decade, with its exciting concert portrayal of the greatest songs in musical theatre, all performed totally live! Recreating original West End/Broadway musical hit songs with amazing authenticity, this cast of past principal performers from Les Miserables, present a blockbusting two hour show, and is now established as the nation’s favourite musical theatre concert.

    Categories: Music, Concerts

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  •  FOLK - Flying Folk Evening

    FOLK - Flying Folk Evening
    12/05/2017

    FLYING FOLK An evening of folk music Tickets £10 can be booked on 01460 54973 "Flying Folk"..

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  • Somerset Day in Bishops Lydeard

    Somerset Day in Bishops Lydeard
    13/05/2017

    Why not come along to our family day in Bishops Lydeard on the weekend of 13-14th May .There are events on both days, the Saturday is in The Village Hall from 11-4pm & Sunday we will be at Gore Farm from 12-4pm

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  • Sir Tony Robinson

    Sir Tony Robinson
    13/05/2017

    A frank and funny memoir by Sir Tony Robinson; much-loved actor, presenter and author with a stellar career lasting over fifty years. Tony will discuss his long-awaited Autobiography, revealing how the boy from South Woodford went from childhood stardom as a pint-sized pickpocket in the first stage production of Oliver! to comedy icon Baldrick, the loyal servant and turnip aficionado in Blackadder.

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  • Mike Marshall

    Mike Marshall
    14/05/2017

    The 5th Vintage Bus Day will take place on Sunday 14th May at Castle Green in the heart of Taunton. An interactive day for all the family with free bus rides to the West Somerset Railway, to Wellington and into the surrounding hills and countryside.

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  • Dutch Swing College Band

    Dutch Swing College Band
    14/05/2017

    There’s a treat in store when the Dutch Swing College Band comes your way! Launched on D-Day 5th May 1945, the DSC Band uniquely has recorded more than 100 albums and has appeared at festivals, theatres and royal occasions in all continents.

    Categories: Music, Concerts

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  • Moonlight

    Moonlight
    17/05/2017

    CINEMA: At once a vital portrait of contemporary African American life and an intensely personal and poetic meditation on identity, family, friendship, and love, Moonlight is a groundbreaking piece of cinema that reverberates with deep compassion and universal truths. The film presents three stages in the life of the main character. It explores the difficulties he faces with his own sexuality and the physical abuse he receives because of it.

    Categories: Film

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  • Oye Santana

    Oye Santana
    18/05/2017

    Welcome to Oye Santana – four decades’ worth of hits from Black Magic Woman and Oye Como Va via Carnaval, Dance Sister Dance and She’s Not There to Smooth, Maria Maria and Corazón Espinado – played with power, passion and perfection.

    Categories: Music, Concerts

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  • Viceroy's House

    Viceroy's House
    19/05/2017

    CINEMA: The end of an empire. The birth of two nations. Viceroy’s House in Delhi was the home of the British rulers of India....

    Categories: Film

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  • Music Hack Taunton

    Music Hack Taunton
    20/05/2017

    Music Hack Taunton Saturday 20th May in the Glassbox

    Categories: Arts and Crafts

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