Thursday, November 16

Taunton’s Farmers’ Market

THE Vale is a genuine Farmer and Producers co-operative which has grown from strength to strength since its launch in 1999. We are fully certified by FARMA – the National Farmers’ Retail & Markets Association, so you can be confident you are really buying local produce.

It all takes place in Taunton High Street, every Thursday from 9am until 3pm, year round.

Shakespeare Schools Festival 2017

A SERIES of unique Shakespeare productions staged by your schools.

Whether you are a parent, friend or another local school, we invite you to an exhilarating evening of theatre where you will see Shakespeare’s stories brought to life like never before.

Details of the schools performing at the Brewhouse Theatre can be found on SSF’s website at SSF is a cultural education charity, transforming lives through the unique power of Shakespeare.

In the celebratory finale of their Festival journey, 30,000 young people from primary, secondary and special schools across the country will unite in their local professional theatre in thrilling performance evenings. It promises to be the most exciting Festival yet!

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, phone 01823 337477 Cost £12 per session Taunton

Christmas Market

TAUNTON Christmas Market will be in the High street from November 11 until January 7 There will be hot food stalls, craft stalls and fabulous gift ideas.

Friday, November 17

Somerset Christmas Door Wreath Workshop

MAKE a gorgeous, seasonal door wreath incorporating all the festive foliages such as scented pines and glossy ivy, given a Somerset twist with the addition of apples.

Led by Jane Cowling of Taunton based, Eden Flowers, you can join us to make a gorgeous, seasonal door wreath incorporating all the festive foliages such as scented pines and glossy ivy, with an added ‘Somerset’ twist with the addition of seasonal winter apples!

All materials are included in the ticket price along with expert tuition in a small group and refreshments.

Eden are a small team of very talented Florists who have accolades such as Gold Medals at Chelsea Flower Show and widespread success in other national and international competitions. This fun and festive morning workshop is likely to be very popular so early booking is strongly recommended.

Tickets cost £41.

Buy online at or call the box office on 01823283244 Singing For Fun runs at the Tacchi- Morris Arts Centre until Friday, December 1.

THE sessions for adults runs from noon - 1pm.

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 18

Messiah by Handel MESSIAH by Handel.

The world’s favourite oratorio will be performed by Amici The conductor will be Andrew Trewhella.

Guest Appearance by Crispian Steele- Perkins (Trumpet).

Premium seating - £20 Standard seating £15 Tickets available from Taunton Visitor Centre - 01823 340470 (In aid of NSPCC) The concert takes place at St Mary Magdalene Church, Taunton at 7.30pm

Sunday, November 19

Oh Mr Porter

SOMERSET Opera Autumn Show - Oh Mr Porter. The best of Cole Porter tickets are now on sale at Taunton Visitor Centre.

Tickets Adults £12 and Under 16’s £5.

This will include Afternoon tea This production takes place at St Andrews Church, Greenway Avenue, Taunton at 2.30pm.

Monday, November 20

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.

Tuesday, November 21

Waltz of the Seas

Heathfield Community School will host the Waltz of the Seas Mon 20 & Tues 21 Nov, 7pm £6.50 / £5 Concs. / £4.50 Students Tickets are available from Taunton Visitor Centre. Call 01823 340470.

Welcome aboard the HCS ‘Waltz of the Seas’ where you can relax as you experience all the delights and wonders a cruise has to offer.

So sit back and admire the talented students from Heathfield Community School as they take you aboard the ship.

Tickets cost £6.50 / £5 Concs. / £4.50 Students.

Buy online at or call the box office on 01823 414141.

Wednesday, November 22

Taunton Rock Show Chorus

Taunton Rock Show Chorus runs until November 29.

Adult, 7.30-9pm £60/£50* (£8 drop in) With a firm emphasis on fun whilst aiming for the highest possible standards this chorus sings classics from the charts, film and stage. Ideal for anyone who has spent their life singing in the shower or more seasoned singers who want a fresh challenge and the experience of regular live performance.

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

It all takes place from 7.30pm - 9pm at Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre, School Road, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton.

Thursday, November 23

Izindava Tavaziva Dance present Izindava at the Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre on November 23 at 7.30pm.

Tickets £12 / £10 Concs. / £8 Students buy online at or call the box office on 01823 414141.