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
West Somerset Railway: Fish and Chips Special
Join the West Somerset Railway for a lunchtime steam train excursion from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead and back. View event
Dark River
  • Tuesday 24th April 7:30pm until 9:15pm
CINEMA: Following the death of her father, Alice returns to her home village for the first time in 15 years to claim the tenancy to the family farm she believes is rightfully hers. Stars: Ruth Wilson,... View event
Compass Wellbeing Stay and Play
New Stay and Play Group for Tots in Taunton View event
Taunton Racecourse : Evening Racemeeting
  • Wednesday 25th April, 5:25pm
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
  • Wednesday 25th April 7:30pm until 8:30pm
Detective Miller needs your help! SLEUTH is an up-close dance theatre mystery show unlike any other, presented by ZoieLogic Dance Theatre. SLEUTH is an up-close dance theatre mystery show unlike any other.... View event
Chard Antiques, Vintage, Collectables & Craft Market
Chard Antiques, Vintage, Collectables & Craft Market @ the Guildhall View event
Twist & Shout
  • Thursday 26th April 7:30pm until 9:50pm
The Ultimate 60’s show. Twist & Shout – An all-star cast from the West End deliver a musical powerhouse of a show that starts with the explosion of Brit Pop in 1962 through to the era of Flower Power and... View event
Iain Stirling: U OK HUN? X
  • Thursday 26th April, 8:00pm
Iain Stirling is back, after a summer narrating smash hit Love Island (ITV2), and now you can see his actual face on his brand new tour! View event
Somerset Cricket Club v Yorkshire
  • Friday 27th April, 11:00am
Enjoy the cricket match at Taunton's finest, the Cooper Associates County Ground (Somerset County Cricket Ground) (Specsavers County Championship Division One 2018) View event
  • Friday 27th April 7:30pm until 8:30pm
SLEUTH is an up-close dance theatre mystery show unlike any other. You must guide a tough, hard-boiled detective through the shady streets, seeking out answers. Every choice he faces is yours to make,... View event
Henry Blofeld: 78 Retired
  • Friday 27th April, 7:30pm
Henry ‘My Dear Old Thing’ Blofeld has hung up his microphone after 50 years commentating on international cricket. View event
Chard Saturday Street Market
Chard Outdoor Saturday Street Market @ Fore Street Chard View event
Dylan Fox: Rituals of Tourism
  • Saturday 28th April, 11:00am - Until Sunday 3rd June, 4:00pm
Rituals of Tourism, the new exhibition by Dylan Fox will be the artist’s third solo-show since graduating with BA (Hons) in Fine Art at the University of Northampton in 2016. 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
Michael Buble and Rat Pack Tribute Night
  • Saturday 28th April 7:00pm until 11:55pm
Featuring Andy Wilsher as Michael Buble We cannot wait to welcome Andy Wilsher to Oake Manor, with over 25 years experience performing shows nationwide, Andy pays strong attention... View event
Katie Piper: What’s in My Head
  • Saturday 28th April, 7:30pm
In a time of glossy magazines, Photoshop, Instagram filters and app dating, remaining in touch with reality has never been harder. View event
Bridgwater Bolt 10k
  • Sunday 29th April 10:00am until 12:00pm
The Bridgwater Bolt 10k is back and kicks off our Race Series for 2018 and will be our biggest event yet! View event
Enmore Park Sunday Lunches
Delicious Sunday Lunches available in a relaxing environment and delicious food from our Head Chef View event
Speed Dating in Taunton
  • Tuesday 1st May 7:15pm until 9:45pm
Speed Dating in Taunton, Mambo. For ages 20s and 30s. View event
My Fair Lady
  • Tuesday 1st May, 7:30pm - Until Saturday 5th May, 10:30pm
Tickets will be sold by Bridgwater Operatic Society from Saturday 17 February, not through The McMillan Theatre Box Office. For any queries about tickets, please call 01278 662181. View event
Family Prize Bingo
Family Prize Bingo at Compass Wellbeing, which can be found just up the road from Taunton Pool and the TDBC Council offices, Ample FREE onsite parking. Eyes down at 7pm View event
An Evening with Shane Williams
  • Friday 4th May, 7:30pm
One of Welsh sport's all-time greats and one of the biggest names in world rugby, Shane Williams scored 60 tries in 91 Test matches for Wales and the British & Irish Lions, leaving only Australian great... View event
The Met Opera: Cendrillon
  • Sunday 6th May 5:55pm until 8:30pm
A fairy godmother, a glass slipper, an opulent ball, an enchanted forest, and a Prince Charming who loves her—did all that really happen, or was it just a dream? View event
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