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Today to Tue 22 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Garden talk in Aid of St Margaret's Hospice
David and Pauline Wright have developed their amazing garden over 25 years, and regularly welcome groups of visitors to share their peaceful all year round garden, This beautiful garden with all year interest has a variety of evergreen and deciduous trees, large wildlife pond and stream, and ornamental Koi Pond.
St. Margaret’s Hospice Academy, Heron Drive, Taunton
Thu 10 May

More details - Train Rides on our miniature railway at Vivary Park, Taunton, Somerset
Fun for all the family. Please see our website for details and timetable. www.tauntonme.org.uk
Vivary Park, Mount St. , Taunton
Sun 6 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 27 May, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Lunchtime Concert
A Somerset Day Celebration Gibby Swaine, Sue Watts, The Stoggy Men and Tom Mayberry, CE of Heritage SW Our wonderful county’s history and heritage will be celebrated in a specially extended hour long concert.
St John’s Church, Park Street, Taunton
Fri 11 May

More details - Happy Days
Goodbye grey skies, hello blue! Happy days are here again with Richie, Potsie, Ralph Malph and the unforgettable “king of cool” ...Arthur “The Fonz” Fonzarelli.
The Wellesley, Mantle Street, Wellington.
Wed 9 May to Sat 12 May

More details - Speed Dating in Taunton
Taunton Speed Dating How speed dating in Taunton works A great event to go to is Speed Dating in Taunton. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the Speed Dating evening.
Mambo, Mill Lane
Tue 1 May

More details - A Concert for Parkinsons
A varied musical concert with The Taunton Military Wives Choir, Steel the Show, a steel band from the Blackdown Hills and Quintessential from Queens College. Licensed bar and Raffle
St Mary Magdalene Church Taunton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - 'Colours'
Artwork created by adults and young people with learning disabilities will be on show at the ‘Colours’ exhibition in The Orangery at Nynehead Court.
Stable Arts, Nynehead Court, Nynehead
Wed 25 Apr to Mon 30 Apr

More details - Rendy Farm - Open Garden for NGS
3 acre garden with formal walled front garden, raised vegetable beds, greenhouse and polytunnel enclosed by hornbeam, box and yew hedging. Decorative fruit and cut flower beds, meadow with large wild pond and orchard with stream running through, marked by pollarded willows. New Shepherd’s Hut Garden.
Rendy Farm, Taunton
Sun 20 May

More details - Upottery Airfield Nissen Hut Heritage Centre
Visit a WW2 Nissen Hut and see the narrative, photographs, video and artefacts detailing the preparations by the US forces for D-Day. This is the airfield that the ’Band of Brothers’ trained and left from.
Upottery Airfield Nissen Hut Heritage Centre Cherryhayes farm Slough Lane
Today to Sun 27 May

More details - Woodlands Castle Annual Wedding Fair 2018
Woodlands Castle Wedding Fair Sunday 29th April 2018 10.30am-2.30pm FREE ENTRY FREE PARKING FREE GOODY BAG FREE COCKTAIL FREE FOOD Wander this wedding extravaganza with over 50 sensational wedding suppliers offering everything from your dream dress, flowers, rings, photographers, entertainment and romantic...
Woodlands Castle, Ruishton, Taunton, Somerset
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Elderberry Fair - Somerset's over 50's show
Somerset’s Premier Over 50s Show They say life begins at 50 and to celebratea new unique fair will take place on Sunday 20th May at Wellsprings Leisure Centre with a variety of stalls.
Wellsprings Leisure Centre Cheddon Road TAUNTON
Sun 20 May

More details - An Evening with Shane Williams
Fri 4 May, 7:30pm £24 All tickets One of the biggest names in Welsh rugby, Shane Williams in second only to David Campese in the list of all-time international try scorers.
Tacchi Morris Arts Centre
Fri 4 May

More details - A Brave Face – Vamos Theatre
A Brave Face – Vamos Theatre Weds 9 May, 7:30pm £13 / £11 Concs. / £8 Students Afghanistan: 2009. Ryan is there to see the world, learn a trade, get a life. Training’s complete, combat is a buzz. But on one particular hot and desperate tour of duty, Ryan sees things he can’t talk about, to anyone.
Tacch-Morris Arts Centre, School Road, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton
Wed 9 May

More details - The Little Mermaid – Ballet Theatre UK
The Little Mermaid – Ballet Theatre UK Fri 11 May, 7:30pm £15 / £10 Students / £ Group bookings for Schools (Buy 10 tickets, get 1 free) 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
Tacch-Morris Arts Centre, School Road, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton
Fri 11 May

More details - The Thrill of Love - @2k Theatre
The Thrill of Love - @2k Theatre Thurs 17 – Sat 19 May, 7:30pm A divorcee with a young child to care for, Ruth works in the kind of nightclubs where there’s more than just a drink on offer. The girls work hard, play hard and dream of a movie-star life.
Tacch-Morris Arts Centre, School Road, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton
Thu 17 May to Sat 19 May

More details - The Milverton Annual Street Fair BANK HOLIDAY Monday -  7th MAY 2018
A packed May Day of fun and bustle the length of Milverton Fore Street with roads shut off and over one hundred stalls. A day of entertainment, shopping, eating, street music and children activities with most importantly the FANCY HAT COMPETITION. All comers welcome to parade their fancy hats; with prizes for best!
FORE STREET MILVERTON, (Nr. TAUNTON), TA4 1JA
Mon 7 May

More details - Little Yarford Farmhouse - Open Garden for NGS
This unusual garden embraces a C17 house (not open) overgrown with climbing plants. A wealth of aquatic plants in 3 ponds.
Little Yarford Farmhouse, Taunton
Fri 11 May, Mon 14 May

More details - Little Yarford Farmhouse - Open Garden for NGS
This unusual garden embraces a C17 house (not open) overgrown with climbing plants. A wealth of aquatic plants in 3 ponds.
Little Yarford Farmhouse, Taunton
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Dunkeswell Airfield Heritage Centre
Come and see the narrative, photographs, video and artefacts that tell the story of the fight against the U-Boat in the Bay of Biscay by RAF Coastal Command and the USAAF and US Navy FAW 7.
Dunkeswell Heritage Centre, Dunkeswell Airfield, Honiton
Thu 26 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Thu 3 May to Sun 6 May, Thu 10 May to Sun 13 May, Thu 17 May to Sun 20 May, Thu 24 May to Sun 27 May

More details - Wednesday Textile Workshops!
Increase your sewing confidence - come to our "Get to know your Sewing Machine" workshop. Chrissie Cottle (experienced in all aspects of sewing) will take you step-by-step through the capabilities of your machine & answer all your questions. Class size limited to 4 students - so you get plenty of attention.
Lillesdon, Nr. North Curry, Taunton
Wed 9 May

More details - Craddock House - Open Garden for NGS
Attractive extensive garden with small lake. House and grounds built early 1800’s. Formal areas and herbaceous borders with large grasses border. Woodland area and extensive lawns and interesting water features. Large rose border with lavender and verbena.
Craddock House, Cullompton
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Ferne Animal Sanctuary Spring Craft Fair
With an interesting array of fantastic craft stalls, as well as free parking, celebrate Spring arriving in the beautiful surroundings of Ferne, so come and join us!
Ferne Animal Sanctuary, Wambrook, Nr Chard
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Fyne Court - Somerset festival of nature at Fyne Court
Join us for two days of wildlife events, skills sessions and walks at Fyne Court. Together with our nature and conservation partners, the National Trust in Somerset will be kick-starting a month of wildlife fun.
Fyne Court, Broomfield, Bridgwater,
Sat 5 May

More details - Open Garden Holcombe Court
Magnificent gardens in the grounds of Holcombe Court which is a grade 1 listed house which has been restored by Mr. Wiggins and his staff. The garden has herbaceous borders, trout ponds, Victorian rockery, woodland garden vegetable parterre within an 18th century walled garden and much more.
Holcombe Rogus, Wellington, Tiverton
Sat 5 May

More details - Open Garden Holcombe Court
Magnificent gardens in the grounds of Holcombe Court which is a grade 1 listed house which has been restored by Mr. Wiggins and his staff. The garden has herbaceous borders, trout ponds, Victorian rockery, woodland garden vegetable parterre within an 18th century walled garden and much more.
Holcombe Rogus, Wellington, Tiverton
Sun 6 May

More details - The Uffculme Show - Country Fair
THE Culm Valley Spring Event! An annual Country Fair with large display of Classic Cars & Vintage Machinery plus Kennel Club Dog Shows, a Fun Fair with various rides, and events ongoing through the day in the Main Ring. Held on the first Bank Holiday in May.
The Showfield, Bridwell Avenue, Uffculme, near Cullompton, Devon.
Mon 7 May

More details - Holbrook Garden - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre s-facing garden on heavy clay, 35 yrs in the making. Diverse habitats and inspired by nature. Wet garden, stone garden, pink garden and woodland glades. Perfumes, songbirds and nests are everywhere in spring.
Holbrook Garden, Sampford Peverell
Fri 27 Apr, Sat 28 Apr

More details - Practical pottery, throwing and ceramics days
We’ve opened our ceramics and pottery studio here at Ashbrook, for those who wish to get to know clay and try their hand at throwing or hand building.
Waterrow, Taunton
Today to Wed 9 May, Fri 11 May to Fri 8 Jun

More details - Dicot - Open Garden for NGS
Secret garden hidden in East Devon valley. 3 acres of unusual and exotic plants - some rare. Rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias in profusion. Meandering stream, fish pool, Japanese style garden and interesting vegetable garden with fruit cage, tunnel and greenhouses. Surprises round every corner.
Dicot, Chardstock
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Hillcrest - Open Garden for NGS
The garden boasts stunning views of the Somerset Levels, Burrow Mump and Glastonbury Tor, but even on a hazy day this 5 acre garden offers plenty of interest. Woodland walks, varied borders, flowering meadow and several ponds; also kitchen garden, greenhouses, orchards and unique standing stone as focal point.
Hillcrest, Taunton
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May

More details - Wood Barton - Open Garden for NGS
Established 2 acre arboretum with species trees on S-facing slope. Magnolias, 2 davidia, azaleas, camellias, rhododendrons, acers; several ponds and water feature. Autumn colour. New planting of woodland trees and bluebells opp house (this part not suitable for wheelchairs but dogs are welcome here).
Wood Barton, Kentisbeare
Sun 6 May, Mon 7 May

More details - Home Education - your questions answered
Whether you have already started home educating or are still considering if this may be the right option for you, this is an opportunity to have your questions answered and make informed choices about your child’s education.
North Petherton Community Centre Fore Street North Petherton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Levathian
With flying bodies, last minute catches and an energy you have to see to believe, LEVIATHAN pushes the boundaries of what the body can do. Martial Arts, sports, break-dance and even professional wrestling influences combine to create a breathtaking experience for audiences.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Loving vincent (12A)
The world’s first painted feature film brings together 65,000 oil painted frames to reveal a stunning portrait of the life, work and untimely death of Vincent Van Gogh. 29th July, 1890: Vincent Van Gogh, bullet in his belly, stumbles along the drowsy high street of Auvers at twilight.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Festival of the Imagination
This is the Beehives Science-Arts Fair for all the family and is a day creative event with loads on offer. Children will be able to take part in lots of activities and hands-on science, listen to  story-telling, and watch  pop-up theatre and making things.
The Beehive Honiton The Beehive Dowell Street Honiton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Star Wars: The Last Jedi (12A)
Director: Rian Johnson Writers: Rian Johnson, George Lucas (based on characters created by) Stars: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill Luke Skywalker’s peaceful and solitary existence gets upended when he encounters Rey, a young woman who shows strong signs of the Force.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Festival of the Imagination: Colour
Join us for the fabulous annual science and arts event at The Beehive. Free entry. Cafe open. 10.30 – Talk: Dr Roger Saunders – Colours in the Sky 11.30 – Talk: Jennie Sleeman – Colour in Literature 12.30 – Music: Songs with Colour 13.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - ROH Live Cinema: Manon
Kenneth MacMillan’s masterpiece of modern ballet is revived this Season as part of continuing celebrations of MacMillan’s profound impact on British ballet, to mark the 25th anniversary of his death. Manon’s brother Lescaut is offering her to the highest bidder when she meets Des Grieux and falls in love.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Thu 3 May

More details - The Beehive Folk cafe
Come along to sing or listen in the Beehive bar with our lovely folkie host, Sue King. To make an enquiry or request a performance slot, contact Sue on folkcafe@beehivehoniton.co.uk or just turn up and see if there’s room! The folk cafe runs every other second Wednesday of the month.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Wed 9 May

More details - Garden Party
Join us at a garden party in our beautiful community ’Wild Art’ garden. We will be celebrating the gallery’s heritage including the weddings held here when it was a registry office and also celebrating the Royal Wedding.
Dowell street Honiton
Sat 19 May

More details - Push the boat out. Free family sailing experience
“PUSH THE BOAT OUT” AND TRY SAILING on Monday 7th MAY or Monday 28th May AT DURLEIGH RESERVOIR with DURLEIGH SAILING CLUB and Somerset Youth and Community Sailing Association who are combining to bring you this FREE fun taster day on the water.
Durleigh Sailing Club, Durleigh Reservoir, Durleigh, Nr Bridgwater
Mon 7 May

More details - Open Garden Deer Park Country House Hotel
Lose yourself in the magnificent gardens, the Deer Park alone has over 80 acres of stunning grounds. The fabulous walled kitchen gardens and orchards produce fruit and vegetables for the kitchen to incorporate into their seasonal menus.
Buckerell, Honiton
Mon 7 May

More details - Elworthy Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
1 acre plantsman’s garden in tranquil setting. Island beds, scented plants, clematis, unusual perennials and ornamental trees and shrubs to provide yr-round interest. In spring, pulmonarias, hellebores and more than 300 varieties of snowdrops.
Elworthy Cottage, Taunton
Thu 3 May, Mon 28 May, Thu 31 May, Tue 5 Jun

More details - The Old Vicarage, Over Stowey - Open Garden for NGS
Set in the beautiful Quantock Hills, and developed from an original 1-acre garden to nearly 3 acres. A quirky garden with a huge, eclectic variety of shrubs, trees, grasses, agapanthus, sub-tropical palms, phormiums, exotic ornaments, together with an arboretum, large pond and willow arbour.
The Old Vicarage, Over Stowey, Bridgwater
Sun 20 May

More details - Cash bingo
Cash bingo every second and 4 th Wednesday of the month , 4 pm afternoon start , all non residents welcome too . All for local charities starting with light up Axminster .
Stewart Court community room millwey rise axminster
Wed 9 May, Wed 23 May

More details - Cash bingo
Cash bingo in aid of The Axminster New Youth Club raffle tea coffee and a flyer .all welcome eyes down 7-30 doors open 6-30 pm
Tigers way football club Axminster
Sun 13 May

More details - Fauré Requiem, Handel Coronation Anthems & Iain Cooper Benedicite
Join Bridgwater Choral Society with Conductor Iain Cooper for a performance of Fauré’s Requiem and Handel’s Coronation Anthems. We are also delighted to be giving the first performance of Iain Cooper’s Benedicite for Choir, Brass, Piano Duet and Timpani.
St Mary’s Church, Bridgwater.
Sat 12 May

More details - Dance/Concert: Blowzabella + Naragonia
International folk legends Blowzabella celebrate 40 years with a weekend of workshops, sessions, concerts and dances at Halsway Manor – including this evening dance/concert. Plus special guests – Naragonia (Belgium), and the Blowzabella Workshop Dance Orchestra. The band prefer to play where people can dance.
Halsway Manor, Halsway Lane, nr Crowcombe
Sat 12 May

More details - Sharp’s Appalachian Harvest
Sharp’s Appalachian Harvest is devoted to the astounding collection of songs made by Cecil Sharp and Maud Karpeles over three summers in 1916, 1917 and 1918.
Halsway Manor, Halsway Lane, nr Crowcombe
Fri 18 May

More details - Kilmington (Shute Road) Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Set in rural E Devon in AONB yet easily accessed from A35. 3 gardens just under 1 mile apart. Spinney Two: ½ acre garden planted for yr-round colour, foliage and texture. Mature oaks and beech. Views. On gentle southerly slope.
Kilmington (Shute Road) Gardens, Axminster
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May