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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. 
General Events
Summer Late Openings
  • Wednesday 2nd June, 5:00pm - Until Wednesday 29th September, 8:00pm
Hestercombe's gardens will be open until 8pm on Wednesday evenings throughout June, July, August and September View event
The Artist's Apprentice Trail
  • Tuesday 1st June, 10:00am - Until Sunday 31st October, 4:00pm
Join intrepid artist Coplestone Warre Bampfylde as you traverse his landscape gardens, jumping from view to view as you create a masterpiece of your own! View event
Bottomless Brunch (Weekends)
  • Saturday 5th June, 10:00am - Until Sunday 2nd January, 11:30am
Enjoy a sumptuous bottomless brunch from 10am to 11.30am every Saturday and Sunday ~ perfect for catch-ups with friends! View event
Super Summer!
Make this summer’s school holiday a Super Summer at Hestercombe with a heap of fantastically fun events, all aimed at children and families. 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
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
South West Home & Garden Show
  • Sunday 1st August 10:00am until 4:00pm
The Southwest Home and Garden Show is the regions premier home and garden event bringing together the best of interiors, garden, renewable energy and self-build suppliers under one roof. View event
Somerset v Yorkshire
  • Sunday 1st August 11:00am until 1:00pm
At the Cooper Associates County Ground Somerset and Yorkshire go head to head in the Royal London Cup 2021. View event
Axminster Car Boot Sale
Axmister Car Boot Sale is held every Sunday & Bank Holiday Monday at Axminster Showground from 1pm to 4pm. View event
Summer Late Openings
Hestercombe's beautiful summer gardens will be open until 8pm on Wednesday evenings throughout June, July, August and September 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
Paignton Championship Dog Show
The Paignton Championship Dog Show is a qualifying show for Crufts and an ideal opportunity to meet Champion Dogs and dog lovers alike. Paignton Championship Dog Show will exhibit hundreds of breeds of... View event
The Tempest by Folksy Theatre
  • Sunday 8th August 6:00pm until 9:00pm
Shakespeare’s comedy The Tempest features a major act of betrayal, ill treatment, the development of magic arts and a plot of revenge... View event
Somerset v Leicestershire (Royal London Cup)
  • Tuesday 10th August 11:00am until 1:00pm
At the Cooper Associates County Ground, Somerset and Leicestershire go head to head in the Royal London Cup. View event
Lunchtime Concert
  • Friday 13th August 12:45pm until 1:30pm
"Ut Re Mi", J S Bach Piano Recital 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
Colour Run Your Way
  • Sunday 15th August
Choose your location, choose your distance and ask your friends and family to show they care by sponsoring you. 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
St Margaret's Skydive Day
  • Saturday 11th September
Minimum sponsorship is £400 per person and the best bit is that you can jump for free. View event
Mind in Somerset Firewalk
  • Thursday 16th September 6:00pm until 9:00pm
Join us for an unforgettable evening as you walk barefoot over embers burning at over 1,000 degrees to give support for mental health in Somerset, the ultimate fiery fundraiser! View event
Train Travel with Cheese and Cider
  • Saturday 18th September 12:15pm until 5:00pm
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
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 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... 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
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