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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
Coldharbour Mill Exhibition
  • Monday 7th August, 10:00am - Until Wednesday 16th August, 6:00pm
Wellington and District Camera Club present an exhibition of photographs of Coldharbour Mill, Devon. One of the oldest woollen mills in the UK having been in continuous production since 1797. View event
Barry Cawston: Are We There Yet?
  • Monday 7th August, 10:00am - Until Wednesday 16th August, 4:00pm
Barry Cawston’s photography is cinematic in approach and, coupled with a strong sense of composition often has a painterly quality. He works mainly on a large format camera and learnt much of his craft... 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
Alone in Berlin
  • Wednesday 16th August 7:30pm until 9:20pm
Alone in Berlin is a 2016 war drama film directed by Vincent Pérez and written by Pérez and Achim von Borries, based on the 1947 fictionalized novel Alone in Berlin by Hans Fallada. View event
Chard Antiques, Vintage, Collectables & Craft Market
Chard Antiques, Vintage, Collectables & Craft Market @ the Guildhall View event
Taunton Farmers Market
Farmers Market held every Thursday in the centre of town View event
Music Mash & Junk Instrument Making
  • Thursday 17th August 11:00am until 3:30pm
Come and have a go with up to 50 different instruments from all over the world. You can also take part in the Junk Instrument workshop making simple percussion and string instruments from recycled materials.... View event
Elio Pace presents Elvis Presley
  • Thursday 17th August 7:30pm until 10:00pm
To mark the 40th anniversary of that momentous day in music history, Elio Pace honours his childhood musical idol with this personal and powerful performance featuring many Elvis Presley classics as well... View event
The Roy Orbinson Story
  • Friday 18th August 7:30pm until 9:50pm
Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading vocalists playing homage to legend Roy Orbison. He has stunned audiences across the globe with his uncanny similarity and ability to authentically... View event
Starlight Outdoor Cinema - Beauty and the Beast
  • Friday 18th August, 8:30pm
Make your summer nights extra special by watching your favourite movies under the starlight. View event
Chard Saturday Street Market
Chard Outdoor Saturday Street Market @ Fore Street Chard View event
Summer of '77: Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Saturday 19th August 7:30pm until 9:10pm
Step back in time with us to 1977 when hair was long, trousers were wide and beer was considerably cheaper! Part of our ‘Summer of 77″ retro film series celebrating the year of The Brewhouses’ birth! Close... View event
The Quantock Belle Dining Train
The Quantock Belle operates on the scenic West Somerset Railway between Bishops Lydeard (near Taunton) and Minehead, recreating that wonderful, nostalgic atmosphere of the great days of steam. Enjoy... View event
Compass Wellbeing Stay and Play
New Stay and Play Group for Tots in Taunton View event
The Last Word
  • Wednesday 23rd August 7:30pm until 9:20pm
A retired businesswoman wants to control everything around her, including her own obituary, so she writes her own to ensure her life story is told her way. A young writer at the local newspaper takes up... View event
The Ark & Animal Crafts
  • Thursday 24th August 11:00am until 3:30pm
Join us on the Ark for a marvellous adventure with all types of creatures, live music and interactive fun. Plus a post-show craft workshop! Drop-in any time between 11 and 3.30pm – no need to book!... View event
Royal Horticultural Society Adult Enrolment Day
  • Thursday 24th August 2:00pm until 7:00pm
A wonderful opportunity to find out about the RHS courses available at Bridgwater and Taunton College. View event
Bringing on Back the 60s
  • Thursday 24th August 7:30pm until 9:30pm
‘BRINGING ON BACK THE 60’S’ starring ‘THE NEW AMEN CORNER’ has gained the respect of 60s music lovers everywhere, with six national theatre tours now firmly under their belt. The band has performed in... View event
Starlight Outdoor Cinema - Grease Sing-a-long
  • Friday 25th August, 8:30pm
Make your summer nights extra special by watching your favourite movies under the starlight. View event
River Cottage Festival
  • Saturday 26th August, 10:00am - Until Sunday 27th August, 10:00pm
Immerse yourself in all of the delights that River Cottage has to offer with a jam-packed programme of music, masterclasses and festival fun! Either lie back and relax in the beautiful surroundings of... View event
Fish and Chip Special with West Somerset Rail
  • Saturday 26th August 12:00pm until 4:30pm
Join the West Somerset Railway for a lunchtime steam train excursion from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead and back. View event
National Theatre Live: Yerma
  • Thursday 31st August 7:00pm until 9:00pm
The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. View event
Cheese and Cider Lunchtime Special
Get a taste of Somerset The West Somerset Railway's special Cheese and Cider Lunch. Enjoy a relaxing train journey through the picturesque county of Somerset while enjoying locally produced cheese and... View event
Steam & Cream Tea on The West Somerset Railway
Enjoy an enchanting ride on a steam train through the delightful Somerset coast and countryside whilst enjoying a traditional West Country Cream Tea served to your table. Steam and Cream seats are pre-booked... View event
Starlight Outdoor Cinema - Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Saturday 2nd September, 8:00pm
Make your summer nights extra special by watching your favourite movies under the starlight. View event
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