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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. 
Performing Arts Events
Swan Lake
  • Thursday 22nd March, 7:30pm - Until Saturday 24th March, 9:45pm
SWAN LAKE Presented by VIENNA FESTIVAL BALLET Music by Tchaikovsky One of the best known love stories, performed by the ever popular Vienna Festival Ballet. Lavish costumes, stunning scenery, international... View event
Solid Gold 70s Show
  • Friday 23rd March, 8:00pm
Like 70s music? You’ll love this. Reviving the golden age of pop, it’s the latest live concert show from the creators of the Magic of Motown. View event
National Theatre Live: Julius Caesar
  • Saturday 24th March, 7:00pm
Ben Whishaw (The Danish Girl, Skyfall, Hamlet) and Michelle Fairley (Fortitude, Game of Thrones) play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder (The Lost City of Z, The Hatton Garden Job) plays Caesar and David... View event
Taunton Gang Show 2018
  • Tuesday 27th March, 7:00pm - Until Friday 30th March, 9:20pm
The ever-popular Gang Show return for their 2018 spectacular which is a ‘must see’ show for all the family. View event
Taunton Gang Show 2018
  • Friday 30th March, 2:00pm - Until Saturday 31st March, 4:20pm
The ever-popular Gang Show return for their 2018 spectacular which is a ‘must see’ show for all the family. View event
Taunton Gang Show 2018
  • Saturday 31st March 7:00pm until 9:20pm
The ever-popular Gang Show return for their 2018 spectacular which is a ‘must see’ show for all the family. View event
The Met Opera: Cosi fan tutte
  • Tuesday 3rd April, 5:55pm
Goaded by their cynical friend Don Alfonso, soldiers Ferrando and Guglielmo decide to test their fiancées’ fidelity. View event
ROH Delayed LIVE: Bernstein Centenary
  • Tuesday 3rd April 7:00pm until 10:00pm
EVENT CINEMA (LIVE). Leonard Bernstein was one of the first classical composers in America to achieve both popular and critical acclaim. He was eclectic in his sources – drawing on jazz and modernism,... View event
RSC Live: Macbeth
  • Wednesday 11th April, 7:00pm
"Something wicked this way comes". Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder. View event
Crimes Under the Sun
  • Thursday 12th April, 7:30pm
A secluded island hotel just off the English coast becomes a crime scene, as a scandal-inducing femme-fatale is felled. All the guests on the island are suspects, but are they alone and is this the first... View event
Ruby Wax: Frazzled
  • Friday 13th April 7:30pm until 10:00pm
A mindfulness guide for the frazzled. Drop dead gorgeous, sassy and smart, Ruby Wax brings her new one-woman show to the stage. Based on her number one best seller, 'A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled'. View event
Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs 2: The Magic Cutlass
  • Sunday 15th April, 2:30pm
Flinn is back! Les Petits theatre company return to the high seas after their hugely successful and award-winning shows David Walliams’ The First Hippo on the Moon and Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs.... View event
Iain Stirling: U OK HUN? X
  • Thursday 26th April, 8:00pm
Iain Stirling is back, after a summer narrating smash hit Love Island (ITV2), and now you can see his actual face on his brand new tour! View event
Michael Buble and Rat Pack Tribute Night
  • Saturday 28th April 7:00pm until 11:55pm
Featuring Andy Wilsher as Michael Buble We cannot wait to welcome Andy Wilsher to Oake Manor, with over 25 years experience performing shows nationwide, Andy pays strong attention... View event
The Met Opera: Cendrillon
  • Sunday 6th May 5:55pm until 8:30pm
A fairy godmother, a glass slipper, an opulent ball, an enchanted forest, and a Prince Charming who loves her—did all that really happen, or was it just a dream? View event
Audience With Ian Waite & Oti Mabuse: Rhythm of the Night...
  • Wednesday 9th May, 7:30pm - Until Thursday 10th May, 9:30pm
Ian and Oti will deliver a night of Latin and Ballroom numbers with high intensity…The Strictly Come Dancing pros will perform a dance showcase spectacular designed to dazzle and wow you. View event
The Little Mermaid Ballet
  • Friday 11th May, 7:30pm
Join Ballet Theatre UK on this dramatic re-telling of Hans Christian Andersen’s all-time favourite story of The Little Mermaid, who falls in love with a human Prince and gives up everything to win his... View event
National Theatre Live: Macbeth
  • Saturday 26th May 7:00pm until 9:00pm
The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness. 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
Somerfest 2018
  • Saturday 16th June 12:00pm until 6:00pm
SOMERFEST IS BACK! Saturday 18th June. Keep the date for your diary View event
Cilla & the Shades of the 60s
  • Friday 29th June, 7:30pm
This stunning and elegant review of the life of Cilla Black soars its way through the 60s. Cilla performs songs including ‘You’re My World’ and ‘Anyone Who Had a Heart’ while the Shades trio swing through... View event
Kaiser Chiefs @ Vivary Park
  • Sunday 15th July 6:00pm until 10:30pm
Kaiser Chiefs are the second headline artist to be announced as part of Live in Somerset, and will perform outdoors on Sunday 15th July 2018. View event
Taunton's Got Talent 2018
  • Sunday 22nd July, 12:00pm
Would you like to perform in the same venue as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Elton and Rod Stewart? 'Taunton Live- The Creative & Performing Arts Festival' are super excited to announce that 'Taunton's... View event