Thursday, November 2

- Life Drawing

DEVELOP your drawing skills with an experienced teacher in a creative, supportive and innovative environment.

You will be introduced to an extensive range of techniques, observational nuances and methods and materials in this Friday afternoon Life Drawing class.

Suitable for all abilities.

The life drawing classes run until November 24.

They take place 1pm - 4pm Monday - Sunday.

The courses are held at Creative Innovation Center CIC, Memorial Hall, Paul Street, Taunton. Tel: (01823) 337477 Cost £12 per session Friday, November 3 - Singing For Fun THE sessions for adults runs from noon - 1pm run at the Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre until Friday, December 1.

It costs £5 drop in (including refreshments) Join Mark Whitford-Williams for an informal, uplifting sing-a-long of music throughout the ages, enjoy a cup of tea and meet some lovely people.

Saturday, November 4

- Viva Las Vegas

THE magic Starts here : a star studded cast with some Vegas favourites such as Elvis, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Johnny Cash, Diana Ross and more. Let’s get this party started with a tribute to the legends that rocked the greatest shows in music history.

Cost £27.50 per person.

All the fun takes place from 7.30pm at Taunton Rugby Club, Hyde Lane, Bathpool, Taunton.

- Fireworks display

TRULL Scout Group firework display will be held at 6pm.

Gates open at 5.30pm.

The event will be held in the Trull Playing fields behind the school.

Tickets cost £3 for adults and £2 for children. These can be bought on the gate.

The aim of the evening is to raise funds for the improvements to the camp site at Huish Woods.

- Fireworks display

STAPLEGROVE Scout Group will hold its bonfire and fireworks spectacular tonight.

Gates open at 6pm Bonfire lit at 7pm Fireworks at 7.30pm The fireworks will last approximately 20 minutes Tickets cost Adults: £5, Children: £3 and Under 5’s: FREE The event takes place at Manor Road, Staplegrove, Taunton, TA2 6AP Christmas Traidcraft coffee morning.

ENJOY this event at St John’s Church in Taunton.

Come and join them for coffee in the church from 10am to Noon.

It will be an opportunity to do some Christmas shopping whilst offering support to families in the developing world who will benefit from fair trade.

There will be a variety of goods for sale including Christmas and Everyday cards; gifts and toys; homeware; jewellery; dried fruits, chocolate and cookies; teas and coffees!

Sunday, November 5

HATCH Charity Fireworks – in association with Taunton’s 107.8 Tone FM With the overwhelming turn out last year, and with many new improvements planned for this year, we are delighted to confirm we are going ahead this year on November 5.

This year promises to bring the traditional bonfire night treats, including music, a licensed bar, children’s rides, hog roast, fish and chips, jacket potatoes and of course, a spectacular fireworks display choreographed to music.

With an increase in the fireworks budget yet again, a huge bonfire planned and a complete revamp of our parking, advance ticket sales and catering we really are looking forward to presenting Taunton’s largest bonfire night event.

Buy advance tickets online at

Admission charges on the night: Adults £6 Children (3-14 yrs) £4 Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) £17 The event takes place at Taunton Racecourse, Orchard Portman, Taunton, Somerset.

Monday, November 6

- Tai Chi

THE event at the Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre, School Road, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton runs until Monday, November 27.

Adult, 7-8pm £50/£40* (£6 drop in) A chance to ease away the stresses of the day and remove those aches and pains. Tai Chi has proven health benefits; improving your balance, coordination and posture through gentle stretching and boosting emotional and physical wellbeing.

Concession price for those in receipt of State Benefit or Jobseeker’s Allowance.