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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
Festival of Light at Longleat
  • Saturday 9th November, 10:00am - Until Sunday 5th January, 6:00pm
This winter, the astonishing Festival of Light will illuminate up Longleat once more! In 2019, we invite you to join us on a thrilling odyssey as myths and legends from across the world are brought to... View event
Christmas Illuminated Trail
  • Sunday 15th December, 3:30pm - Until Wednesday 22nd January, 6:30pm
Christmas at Forde Abbey is a magical time of year, and this December we’ll be inviting you to share in the joy and wonder of the season with an enchanting trail around the gardens. View event
Stay and Play
Suitable from birth to pre-school. Tots get to enjoy our purpose built sensory room with soft play, bubble tubes and projections. Messy and creative play, role play, ride-ons, crawl throughs and a wide... View event
Anything But Ordinary Social Club
Anything But Ordinary Social Club Every Monday, 6pm - 9pm (Except Bank Holidays) £2.50 per person, carers and support workers go free All 18+ welcome View event
Carols around the Bandstand in Vivary Park
  • Monday 16th December 6:30pm until 7:30pm
❄️Taunton Deane Male Voice Choir 🎶 and The New Horizon Singers 🎤 With #Taunton Concert Band 🎺 Bring a torch 🔦 or better still a lantern! View event
Aladdin Pantomime
We welcome back the amazing Reamba Productions this December for their latest pantomime extravaganza. Our wishes have been granted, flying into town on a magic carpet will be this year's Christmas Pantomime...... View event
Shared Reading at Bridgwater Library
A weekly group that gets together to share a love of books and reading. View event
Santa's Grotto at Museum of Somerset
  • Wednesday 18th December 10:30am until 12:30pm + More Dates
On Saturdays in December, and on Wednesday 18 December, bring your child to visit Santa in his magical Alms House grotto at The Museum of Somerset. Booking required – £5 per child (including gift.) Call... View event
Richard Huish College Christmas Celebration
  • Wednesday 18th December 7:00pm until 9:00pm
Join us at St Mary Magdalene Church on 18th December for a fantastic, festive evening of Christmas music by music students. Free Admission with a retiring collection. View event
A Somerset Christmas
  • Wednesday 18th December 7:30pm until 9:00pm
The evening begins in the magnificent Great Hall of Taunton’s 12th-century castle. Enjoy carols from Wood Street Community Choir who will be inviting you to join in with some festive favourites. Their... View event
Murder at Mistletoe Manor ~ Murder Mystery Evening
  • Wednesday 18th December, 7:30pm
Slay Bells are ringing over at Mistletoe Manor as the lady of the manor suffers the Kiss of Death and the servants are left to prepare the house for the arrival of the new heir. Did the butler do it? Was... View event
Taunton Farmers Market
Farmers Market held every Thursday in the centre of town View event
Anything But Ordinary Integrated Disco
Integrated Disco, all abilities welcome, 18+. Carers and Support Workers go free. View event
  • Friday 20th December, 6:30pm - Until Monday 30th December, 9:00pm
James and Murphy Productions are once again returning to the brilliant McMillan Theatre after four very successful years of Pantomime Productions including the 'Wonderful Wizard of Oz' and ‘Dick Whittington’ View event
Christmas Party with DJ Dave Lee
  • Friday 20th December 7:00pm until 11:59pm
The evening commences at 7.30pm, have a drink in the bar and when your group has arrived we’ll show you through to your candlelit table and take care of your food orders. At approximately 10pm the disco... View event
Christmas at Haynes
Join us for lots of festive fun this Christmas. More details regarding the event will be announced shortly on our website. View event
Taunton Titans RFC vs Redruth - Away
  • Saturday 21st December 3:00pm until 6:00pm
Away game Taunton RFC is one of Somerset's most successful sports clubs and currently plays in National League 2 South. The club has a great community atmosphere and a vibrant programme of events throughout... View event
Pantocrime! ~ Murder Mystery Evening
  • Saturday 21st December, 7:30pm
Where’s the killer? Behind You! It’s the final rehearsal of the annual pantomime but disaster has struck.... View event
Sloe Gin Competition
  • Saturday 21st December 8:00pm until 10:00pm
Our Annual Sloe Gin Competition is back. You're the judges, you decide who will win! Join us to taste all the entries and help choose the winners of: * 2019 sloe gin * Vintage sloe gin * Anything else... View event
Kingfisher Christmas Classics
  • Sunday 22nd December 3:00pm until 5:00pm
Kingfisher are back with all things festive! Join us for a relaxed Sunday lunch then listen to all your favourite Christmas hits from Somerset's leading acoustic duo. View event
Taunton Town v Weston-Super-Mare
  • Thursday 26th December 3:00pm until 6:00pm
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
Featuring Jeni Jaye and Svnteen Entertainment. This brand new Disney Tribute Show is a fantastic excuse to sing, dance and re-live your favourite Disney moments! View event
Big Band Christmas Special
  • Sunday 29th December 3:00pm until 5:00pm
John is back but he's bringing his friends! A big band special Swing to sign us out of 2019. Put on your dancing shoes, sure to be a big hit!... View event
Taunton Racecourse - Christmas Meeting
  • Monday 30th December 12:45pm until 4:00pm
Taunton Racecourse in Somerset is England's youngest jumps racecourse and one of the most beautifully located in the country, with outstanding views to the wooded slopes of the Blackdown Hills, yet only... View event
New Year by Candlelight
  • Tuesday 31st December 7:00pm until 11:59pm
Join us this New Years Eve to welcome in 2020 Taster menu, dancing & fireworks means it's the part not to be missed. Give us a call for future details..... View event
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