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
Bridgwater Castle Market
Castle Market is held every Friday between 9 am and 3 pm. You can find us on Fore Street in the town center. View event
Chew Chew Bbq Drive-Thru @ Master Thatcher, Taunton
Head down between 4-8pm Weds, Thursday and Friday and pick up a chicken or veggie wrap in our social distancing Drive Thru @ The Master Thatcher Pub Taunton. Pedestrians and Cars welcome, all food to... View event
Chard Saturday Street Market
Chard Outdoor Saturday Street Market @ Fore Street Chard View event
Taunton Farmers Market
Farmers Market held every Thursday in the center of town. We are open throughout this Lockdown, so, please come & support us. Thank you View event
Taunton Farmers' Market
The Vale is a genuine Farmer and Producers co-operative which has grown from strength to strength since its launch in 1999. You can find them in Taunton High Street, every Thursday from 9am until 3pm. View event
Big Money Celebration Weekend
  • Friday 21st May, 6:00pm
    Until Sunday 23rd May, 9:00pm
Chances to win BIG money in the heart of Taunton in a safe environment View event
Train Travel with Tea and Cake
  • Saturday 22nd May 10:00am until 3:00pm
West Somerset Railway are offering you the chance to enhance your travel on their beautiful Steam Locomotives by being catered with Tea or Coffee and Cake on the outward section of your journey. View event
Tez Ilyas: Work in Progress
  • Thursday 3rd June 7:30pm until 10:30pm
Tez Ilyas is back! As silly, smart and subversive as ever, join him for this brand-new hour of hilarious stand-up. View event
Mendip Murmuration
  • Saturday 12th June 8:00am until 4:00pm
The Mendip Murmuration is a gathering of like minded individuals coming together with a common purpose. Riding your bike through some of Somerset’s stunning landscapes. View event
The Greatest Movies Show
  • Saturday 26th June 7:30pm until 11:00pm
Bringing you all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood with this all singing, all Dancing production! View event
Taunton Vale Rotary Canal Challenge
  • Sunday 4th July
CYCLE WALK PADDLE.... the entire length of the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal (or stop at Maunsel Lock) View event
Somerstock
  • Saturday 10th July 11:00am until 11:00pm
Somerstock, Somerton’s very own family friendly music festival, returns to Somerton Recreation Ground on Saturday 10th July. View event
Train Travel with Cheese and Cider
West Somerset Railway are offering trips from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead with Cheese and Cider on your outward journey and a cream tea on your return! View event
Ian Waite and Vincent Simone….Act Two
  • Wednesday 21st July 7:30pm until 11:00pm
The Ballroom Boys double act Ian Waite and Vincent Simone are set to return with their brand new show - Ian Waite and Vincent Simone….ACT TWO, after the roaring success of their 5 star rated 2019 tour!... View event
The Lighthouse Summer ElvisFest
  • Friday 23rd July, 8:00pm
    Until Monday 26th July, 2:00am
Elvis Presley celebrated across 3 full days and nights with Headline Shows, After Parties and much more !!! View event
Exmoor Explorer
  • Sunday 1st August 8:00am until 4:00pm
The Exmoor Explorer is a non-competitive mountain biking event of 20 or 30/35 miles, held in the beautiful Exmoor National Park in South West England. Open moorland, woodland trails, natural single track... View event
Chardrock Music Festival
  • Saturday 14th August, 10:00am
    Until Sunday 15th August, 10:00pm
Chard Rock Festival will take place on 14th & 15th August 2021 at The Drift , Crewkerne Road, Chard , TA20 4DN Headlining on the Saturday is the amazing Pure Queen and headlining on Sunday is the incredible... View event
Seann Walsh: Same Again?
  • Friday 3rd September 8:00pm until 11:30pm
Seann wanted to be a stand-up comedian from the age of 10. In this show, he tells us how he got here, from growing up in Brighton to gathering a slew of TV credits and glowing reviews, to becoming a tabloid... View event
Quantock Quake
  • Sunday 5th September 8:00am until 3:30pm
The Quantock Quake is the last event out of three that Channel Events call 'The Triple'! It's a 20km mountain bike event around the stunning Quantocks with the opportunity to ride an extra 10km if you... View event
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
From the writers of the hit comedy Hormonal Housewives, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun is the brand new musical comedy show that does exactly what it says on the tin. View event
Wellington Carnival
  • Saturday 25th September 7:00pm until 9:30pm
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... View event
Minehead Triathlon
  • Sunday 26th September 8:00am until 2:00pm
Will we see you at this year's Minehead Triathlon? Channel Events are running a jam packed Triathlon including a sea swim to start! View event
Ilminster Carnival
  • Saturday 2nd October 7:15pm until 9:45pm
Experience Somerset's most spectacular event of the year as it tours through Ilminster. Join in the fun and view stunning illuminated floats that have been designed and constructed by carnival clubs around... View event
Chard Carnival
  • Saturday 9th October 7:30pm until 10:00pm
Experience Somerset's most spectacular event of the year as it tours through Chard. Join in the fun and view stunning illuminated floats that have been designed and constructed by carnival clubs around... View event
Taunton Carnival
  • Saturday 16th October 7:00pm until 9:30pm
It's that time of year again as Taunton prepares itself for Carnival Night This charity event is in its 55 rd year There are many floats illuminated with 100's of lights. There will also be Bands & Majorettes... View event
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