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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
Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories
  • Saturday 17th March, 10:00am - Until Saturday 7th July, 5:30pm
Discover the life and works of one of Britain’s best-loved storytellers and the author of the inspirational hit of stage and screen War Horse at this new family exhibition. Opens 17 March to 7 July View event
Dylan Fox: Rituals of Tourism
  • Saturday 28th April, 11:00am - Until Sunday 3rd June, 4:00pm
Rituals of Tourism, the new exhibition by Dylan Fox will be the artist’s third solo-show since graduating with BA (Hons) in Fine Art at the University of Northampton in 2016. View event
Family Fun
  • Wednesday 16th May, 4:00pm - Until Saturday 16th June, 6:00pm
Lots to see and do for the whole family View event
Dunster Festival Break
  • Friday 25th May - Until Sunday 27th May
a 3 night break to attend various classical music performances in Dunster View event
Half-Term Family Trail: Sounds of Spring
  • Saturday 26th May - Until Sunday 3rd June
Find out which of our feathered friends you can hear singing early on a spring morning and match them to their song with this fun trail at Hestercombe Gardens. View event
Somerset Cricket Club v Middlesex
  • Sunday 27th May, 11:00am
Enjoy the cricket match at Taunton's finest, the Cooper Associates County Ground (Somerset County Cricket Ground) Royal London One-Day Cup 2018 View event
The Jacqueline Fox School of Dance: BORN TO PERFORM!
  • Sunday 27th May 6:00pm until 8:00pm
The Jacqueline Fox School of Dance presents BORN TO PERFORM! A dance extravaganza in aid of Vine Counselling services and the Meningitis Society. The fabulous entertainment will be given by our energetic... View event
BRIDGWATER 6 A SIDE FOOTBALL
HOLIDAY TO BE COMMUNITY FOOTBALL LEAGUES STAR PRIZE 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
Bank Holiday BBQ at Hestercombe Gardens
  • Monday 28th May 12:00pm until 3:00pm
Hestercombe's chefs will be cooking up a storm on the Courtyard barbecue – enjoy sizzling hot food and an array of delicious sides. View event
Compass Wellbeing Health and Beauty
Introducing resident therapist Tara from The Charlton Beauty Room available at Compass Wellbeing every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Tara offers a range of health and beauty treatments designed for... View event
CINEMA: Sweet Country
  • Tuesday 29th May 7:30pm until 9:30pm
Sam, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works for a preacher in the outback of Australia’s Northern Territory. When Harry, a bitter war veteran, moves into a neighbouring outpost, the preacher sends Sam and... View event
Charcoal Burning Day
  • Wednesday 30th May 10:00am until 5:00pm
Join the Hestercombe Gardens estates team up in the woods, where they'll be making charcoal. You can toast marshmallows and have a go at drawing with it. View event
Musical Afternoon Tea - FREE EVENT
  • Wednesday 30th May 2:00pm until 4:00pm
Free tea (and coffee) with cake and music View event
CINEMA:  The Square
  • Wednesday 30th May 7:30pm until 10:00pm
Christian is the respected curator of a contemporary art museum, a divorced but devoted father of two who drives an electric car and supports good causes. His next show is “The Square”, an installation... View event
IncludesU Nerf Games
  • Thursday 31st May 10:00am until 12:30pm
Compass Wellbeing firmly believes in inclusion & integration. Families with children of all ages & abilities are welcome. Sessions are fully accessible & suitable for children with additional needs.... View event
Family Fun
  • Thursday 31st May 2:00pm until 4:00pm
Inclusive family day, with giveaways and fun for all View event
Meet the Gardener at Hestercombe Gardens
Before you explore the summertime gardens, meet one of the friendly garden team for an introduction to the unique combination of Georgian, Edwardian and Victorian garden design at Hestercombe. View event
Somerset Cricket Club v Gloucestershire
  • Friday 1st June, 11:00am
Enjoy the cricket match at Taunton's finest, the Cooper Associates County Ground (Somerset County Cricket Ground) Royal London One-Day Cup 2018 View event
Family Prize Bingo
Family Prize Bingo at Compass Wellbeing, which can be found just up the road from Taunton Pool and the TDBC Council offices, Ample FREE onsite parking. Eyes down at 7pm View event
EVENT CINEMA:  Akram Khan's Giselle
  • Friday 1st June 7:30pm until 9:30pm
EVENT CINEMA: One of the greatest romantic ballets, Giselle has been re-imagined by celebrated choreographer Akram Khan with Artistic Director and Lead Principal of English National Ballet, Tamara Rojo,... View event
Ride
  • Saturday 2nd June 11:00am until 12:00pm
ZoieLogic Dance Theatre present: RIDE! RIDE portrays the story of three men whose separate paths coincide for a short time as they discover a most curious thing; a car that seems to have a life of it’s... View event
Gin, Fizz & Food Festival 2018
  • Saturday 2nd June 12:00pm until 7:00pm
Let’s celebrate Gin, Fizz & Food with friends & family. Food stalls, gin and prosecco cocktails, talks & demonstrations, live music and lots more. View event
Ride
  • Saturday 2nd June 12:30pm until 1:30pm
ZoieLogic Dance Theatre present: RIDE! RIDE portrays the story of three men whose separate paths coincide for a short time as they discover a most curious thing; a car that seems to have a life of it’s... View event
Somerset West Lottery
Your chance to win up to £25000 in the only weekly lottery that supports charities and good causes in Taunton and West Somerset For every £1 ticket bought, 60p will support a good cause, 50p to the cause... View event
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