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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
Bohemian Rhapsody Outdoor Cinema Experience
  • Saturday 24th July 8:15pm until 11:50pm
Taunton Racecourse plays host this summer to the film Bohemian Rhapsody at an open-air cinema. View event
The Greatest Showman Sing-A-Long
  • Sunday 25th July 8:15pm until 11:50pm
Taunton Racecourse plays host this summer to the sing-a-long screening of The Greatest Showman. View event
Country Superstars: Dolly Parton & Friends
  • Thursday 29th July 7:30pm until 10:30pm
This truly unique show is hosted by Sarah Jayne who has been performing as Dolly Parton for over 25 years and is Europe’s leading tribute to the Queen of Country. View event
Exmoor Explorer
  • Sunday 1st August 8:00am until 4:00pm
The Exmoor Explorer is a non-competitive mountain biking event of 20 or 30/35 miles, held in the beautiful Exmoor National Park in South West England. Open moorland, woodland trails, natural single track... View event
The Tempest by Folksy Theatre
  • Sunday 8th August 6:00pm until 9:00pm
Shakespeare’s comedy The Tempest features a major act of betrayal, ill treatment, the development of magic arts and a plot of revenge... View event
Chardrock Music Festival
  • Saturday 14th August, 10:00am - Until Sunday 15th August, 10:00pm
Chard Rock Festival will take place on 14th & 15th August 2021 at The Drift , Crewkerne Road, Chard , TA20 4DN Headlining on the Saturday is the amazing Pure Queen and headlining on Sunday is the incredible... View event
Seann Walsh: Same Again?
  • Friday 3rd September 8:00pm until 11:30pm
Seann wanted to be a stand-up comedian from the age of 10. In this show, he tells us how he got here, from growing up in Brighton to gathering a slew of TV credits and glowing reviews, to becoming a tabloid... View event
Quantock Quake
  • Sunday 5th September 8:00am until 3:30pm
The Quantock Quake is the last event out of three that Channel Events call 'The Triple'! It's a 20km mountain bike event around the stunning Quantocks with the opportunity to ride an extra 10km if you... View event
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
From the writers of the hit comedy Hormonal Housewives, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun is the brand new musical comedy show that does exactly what it says on the tin. View event
Wellington Carnival
  • Saturday 25th September 7:00pm until 9:30pm
Experience one of Somerset's most spectacular events as it tours through Wellington. The carnival held every September is organised by the Wellington Carnival Committee – they plan the carnival which will... View event
Minehead Triathlon
  • Sunday 26th September 8:00am until 2:00pm
Will we see you at this year's Minehead Triathlon? Channel Events are running a jam packed Triathlon including a sea swim to start! View event
Artists and the Garden: New Perspectives Conference
  • Monday 27th September, 10:00am - Until Tuesday 28th September, 4:00pm
‘Artists and the Garden: New Perspectives’ will explore the relationship between cultural production and the garden, across creative disciplines and media, from the 18th century until the present day. View event
Ilminster Carnival
  • Saturday 2nd October 7:15pm until 9:45pm
Experience Somerset's most spectacular event of the year as it tours through Ilminster. Join in the fun and view stunning illuminated floats that have been designed and constructed by carnival clubs around... 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
Taunton Carnival
  • Saturday 16th October 7:00pm until 9:30pm
It's that time of year again as Taunton prepares itself for Carnival Night This charity event is in its 55 rd year There are many floats illuminated with 100's of lights. There will also be Bands & Majorettes... View event
Bridgwater Carnival
  • Saturday 6th November 6:00pm until 9:30pm
Experience Somerset's most spectacular event of the year as it tours through Bridgwater. Bridgwater Carnival has won two GOLD awards in recent years One in South West Tourism Excellence Awards for... View event
North Petherton Carnival
  • Saturday 13th November 7:00pm until 9:30pm
Experience Somerset's most spectacular event of the year as it tours through North Petherton along the A38. Join in the fun and view stunning illuminated floats that have been designed and constructed... View event
Christmas Market
  • Friday 19th November, 9:00am - Until Sunday 21st November, 5:00pm
Visit our annual Christmas Market to find a range of beautiful, locally sourced gifts, crafts and Christmas presents View event
Father Christmas at Hestercombe Gardens
  • Saturday 4th December, 10:00am - Until Friday 24th December, 7:00pm
Visit Hestercombe this Christmas to enjoy a magical Father Christmas experience, where every child can meet the man in red and receive their own special gift. View event
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