Spotlight Events in Taunton and Bridgwater
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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. 

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Taunton and Bridgwater Events
Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories
  • Saturday 17th March, 10:00am - Until Saturday 7th July, 5:30pm
Discover the life and works of one of Britain’s best-loved storytellers and the author of the inspirational hit of stage and screen War Horse at this new family exhibition. Opens 17 March to 7 July View event
Chard Museum & Heritage Centre
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. See his plane that flew in 1848 Home of James... View event
Compass Wellbeing Stay and Play
New Stay and Play Group for Tots in Taunton View event
Textile Social Club
  • Wednesday 21st March 6:30pm until 8:30pm
Do you love fabrics and textiles? Are you a regular felter, quilter, stitcher, knitter or designer? Join our monthly club on Wednesday evenings, a social session for textile crafters and artists.... View event
Chard Antiques, Vintage, Collectables & Craft Market
Chard Antiques, Vintage, Collectables & Craft Market @ the Guildhall View event
 Somerset Cricket Club v Worcestershire
  • Thursday 22nd March, 11:00am
Enjoy the cricket match at Taunton's finest, the Cooper Associates County Ground (Somerset County Cricket Ground) Friendly (2 day) View event
Terrible Tales & Ghostly Goings On
  • Thursday 22nd March, 7:00pm
Tour The Museum of Somerset in the dark and learn about Taunton Castle's more gruesome history. Hear tales of murder, execution, witch trails, buried skeletons, hauntings and more. Dare you join us for... View event
Swan Lake
  • Thursday 22nd March, 7:30pm - Until Saturday 24th March, 9:45pm
SWAN LAKE Presented by VIENNA FESTIVAL BALLET Music by Tchaikovsky One of the best known love stories, performed by the ever popular Vienna Festival Ballet. Lavish costumes, stunning scenery, international... View event
Wannabe: The Spice Girls Show
  • Thursday 22nd March, 8:00pm
From the chart stomping ‘Spice Up Your Life’ through to the hip shaking ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’, they will take you on a Spice World journey that will make you Zig-A-Zig-Ahhhh. View event
Solid Gold 70s Show
  • Friday 23rd March, 8:00pm
Like 70s music? You’ll love this. Reviving the golden age of pop, it’s the latest live concert show from the creators of the Magic of Motown. View event
Chard Saturday Street Market
Chard Outdoor Saturday Street Market @ Fore Street Chard View event
Easter Garden Trail
Follow our family friendly Easter trail around the blooming springtime gardens and collect a chocolate treat as a prize. Crack the clues to help the Easter Bunny deliver eggs to all of his friends in the... View event
Easter Trail & Easter Egg Design Competition
Our annual Easter Egg Trail is back! March 24th - April 2nd Follow the easter trail around the gardens and play area. Collect the answers to all of the clues and collect your easter reward!... View event
Taunton Town v Larkhall Athletic
  • Saturday 24th March, 3:00pm
The present Taunton Town Football Club was formed in December 1947 by a few local businessmen and played their first friendly fixture during Easter 1948. View event
Somerset West Lottery
Your chance to win up to £25000 in the only weekly lottery that supports charities and good causes in Taunton and West Somerset For every £1 ticket bought, 60p will support a good cause, 50p to the cause... View event
National Theatre Live: Julius Caesar
  • Saturday 24th March, 7:00pm
Ben Whishaw (The Danish Girl, Skyfall, Hamlet) and Michelle Fairley (Fortitude, Game of Thrones) play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder (The Lost City of Z, The Hatton Garden Job) plays Caesar and David... View event
Enmore Park Sunday Lunches
Delicious Sunday Lunches available in a relaxing environment and delicious food from our Head Chef View event
Somerset Cricket Club v Oxford MCCU
Enjoy the cricket match at Taunton Vale Sports Club Ground, Gipsy Lane, Taunton TA2 6LL University Match View event
Taunton Racecourse : Easter Holiday Racemeeting
  • Monday 26th March, 2:20pm
Taunton Racecourse is often dominated by the leading, local trainers especially Paul Nicholls who runs many of his good horses here. Being a course with two long straights and two sharp bends, Taunton... View event
Pony Day
Lots of fun and learning to be had on these days. Learn how to care for a horse or pony, muck out, feed, grooming, tacking up. Lots of planned games and activities.... View event
So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs? with Dr. Ben Garrod
  • Tuesday 27th March, 6:30pm
Get ready to go on an exciting pre-historic adventure as dinosaur aficionado DR BEN GARROD talks you through the deadliest predators that ever roamed the planet. Yes, dinosaurs such as Tyrannosaurus rex,... View event
Taunton Gang Show 2018
  • Tuesday 27th March, 7:00pm - Until Friday 30th March, 9:20pm
The ever-popular Gang Show return for their 2018 spectacular which is a ‘must see’ show for all the family. View event
Somerset County Youth Concert Band Easter Concert
  • Wednesday 28th March, 7:00pm
Formed in 1973, the Band is made up of approximately 60 of some of the most talented young musicians from schools across the county. View event
Taunton Gang Show 2018
  • Friday 30th March, 2:00pm - Until Saturday 31st March, 4:20pm
The ever-popular Gang Show return for their 2018 spectacular which is a ‘must see’ show for all the family. View event
Peter Rabbit Meet and Greet Day
  • Saturday 31st March 9:15am until 4:00pm
Come to the West Somerset Railway to see Peter Rabbit™! The mischievous bunny will be making appearances at Minehead station at intervals throughout the day. View event
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