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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
Pumpkin Carving Competition
  • Thursday 29th October, 4:56am - Until Sunday 1st November, 4:00pm
In aid of St Margaret's Hospice Care. Share your creativity and be in with the chance to win a hamper of goodies!! View event
Ferne's Halloween Festival
  • Saturday 24th October - Until Sunday 1st November
Ferne Animal Sanctuary will be hosting its first Halloween Festival this year during the October half term week, so be sure to come and visit us and get involved with all of the fun between 24th Oct and... View event
Coplestone and the Peculiar Potions: Halloween Trail
Hestercombe’s family garden trails are back this October half-term, and it’s time to find out what crazy concoction could Mrs. Bampfylde be cooking up in her cauldron! 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
Moonlit Meadow Run - 5k or 10k Night Run
  • Saturday 31st October 5:30pm until 9:30pm
The Moonlit Meadow Run is part of the Channel Events Dark Skies Running Series. Join us for this night run in Long Run Meadow and French Weir Park. There's a choice of 5km or 10km routes and every participant... View event
Murder at the Masquerade Ball
  • Saturday 31st October 7:00pm until 10:00pm
It is the social event of the year and you are all invited. Magnus Winchester loves his money and wants to show all of society just how rich he is. However something isn’t quite right with all that are... View event
Making Marks: Mark-making in the 21st Century
An exhibition exploring various ways of making marks through painting, drawing, college and photography. View event
West Country Watch & Clock Fair
  • Sunday 29th November
West Country Watch & Clock Fair We hold 2 fairs a year at the Holiday Inn in Taunton 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