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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
Halloween Trail: The Curious Case of Mildred Hester
  • Saturday 19th October, 10:00am - Until Sunday 3rd November, 4:00pm
Investigate the mysterious disappearance of Lady Mildred Hester this October half-term at Hestercombe. View event
Hestercombe Halloween Trail
  • Saturday 19th October, 10:00am - Until Sunday 3rd November, 4:00pm
Investigate the mysterious disappearance of Lady Mildred Hester this October half-term at Hestercombe. View event
Dunster Castle Express 2019
How better to visit magnificent Dunster Castle than by a leisurely ride through the beautiful West Somerset countryside, hauled by a vintage steam engine? View event
Halloween Half Term
  • Wednesday 23rd October, 12:00pm - Until Thursday 31st October, 4:00pm
As the days get shorter and the nights get darker, all sorts of things come out of the wood work for Halloween half term at Forde Abbey. View event
The Rosie Skirt Workshop
  • Wednesday 23rd October 6:00pm until 9:00pm
Taking body measurements, choosing the right size, slight pattern altering, how to lay a pattern out and what the information on the pattern means. Cutting a calico toil and making a toil to fit and if... View event
Taunton Town v Truro City
  • Wednesday 23rd October 7:45pm until 10:00pm
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
Taunton Farmers Market
  • Thursday 24th October - Until Friday 25th October + More Dates
Farmers Market held every Thursday in the centre of town View event
 International Garden Photographer of the Year: Images of a Green Planet
Hestercombe is pleased to welcome the International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition 2019. View event
Ghost Tours
  • Thursday 24th October, 11:30am - Until Sunday 3rd November, 4:30pm
Make this a haunted Halloween that you’ll never forget and book onto one of our spooky Ghost Tours. 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 Integrated Disco
Integrated Disco, all abilities welcome, 18+. Carers and Support Workers go free. View event
Fantastic Fireworks at Longleat
  • Friday 25th October, 6:30pm - Until Saturday 26th October, 8:00pm + More Dates
End your visit to our astonishing kingdom on a high! Ensure your Longleat experience is truly unforgettable and join us for an epic fireworks display set within our stunning grounds, which will be bursting... View event
The Greatest Movies Show
  • Friday 25th October 7:30pm until 10:00pm
Bringing you all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood with this all singing, all Dancing production! Presenting songs from the greatest movie musicals of all time! View event
Taunton Titans RFC vs Clifton - Home
  • Friday 25th October 7:45pm until 10:00pm
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 the... View event
Advent Panel making workshop
You can choose from one of the fold up panels on show to make your Advent. I will guide you all the way from start to finish, a bit of quilting, wadding and bagging. View event
Haynes Halloween Trail
Bring your ghosts and ghouls for spooky, fun, Halloween activities in our museum. More details regarding the event will be announced shortly. More details regarding the event will be announced shortly... View event
The Big Draw 2019
The Big Draw is the world’s biggest celebration of drawing. Join us for this month-long festival that encourages everyone to get creative. More details regarding the event will be announced shortly on... View event
Halloween Pumpkin Carving & Trail
  • Saturday 26th October, 10:00am - Until Thursday 31st October, 4:00pm
KEY INFO... - Cost: £3.99 per child - No booking required - Dates: Daily from 26th-31st October - Times: 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 4pm View event
The Great British Autumn
  • Saturday 26th October, 10:00am - Until Sunday 3rd November, 6:00pm
Don’t hibernate this October half term! Bring your friends and family together with sensational seasonal activities and discover the astonishing kingdom of Longleat. From 26th October to 3rd November,... View event
TANKS CHARITY HALLOWEEN PARTY
  • Saturday 26th October 8:00pm until 11:00pm
This years Charity Halloween Party will be held at Chard Town Football Club and will be in aid of ‘The Beacon Centre’ Soulville Express will be back with their Funk, Soul, Motown and Disco sounds with... View event
Dino Day at Museum of Somerset
  • Sunday 27th October 10:00am until 5:00pm
Our popular annual day of dinosaur-related activities and games returns. Visit our dino research lab, join in the dino disco, explore our dino footprint trail, handle real objects, and dress up as a... View event
Sou'westers Ring Out!
  • Sunday 27th October 7:00pm until 9:00pm
Ringers from all over the South West come together to show what handbell music is all about… The Sou’westers present music from the shows, Gilbert and Sullivan and the classics – as well as music written... View event
School of Rock Workshop
  • Monday 28th October 10:00am until 3:00pm
Rock out this half term at our School of Rock workshop at The McMillan Theatre. Band together and learn the songs, kick butt with the killer choreography, and act you way to L.A. with the scenes!... View event
The Met Opera: Manon (screening)
  • Monday 28th October 5:55pm until 9:30pm
Laurent Pelly’s enchanting production, starring exhilarating soprano Lisette Oropesa in the effervescent title role, explores the devastating consequences when excess and passion collide. 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
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