Thursday, January 25

- 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.

The Mount Somerset Burns Night

JOIN in and enjoy a Burns’ Night supper, to include a 3 course dinner and a shot of Whiskey Tickets cost £35 per person The event takes place at Lower Henlade, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 5NB.

- Hercules The Pantomime

THE evil Hades, Lord of the underworld, is plotting his hostile takeover of the cosmos.

The only one who can save the world is our young hero, Hercules.

Our story follows the triumphant journey that Hercules must take to prove himself a true hero and finally defeating the wicked Hades.

Joining him are his larger than life Ma, his idiotic Brother and some help from Destiny's Muses.

Where else could you find a tale of love, friendship and wonder? Where peril is never too far away? Except in Hercules the Pantomime Ticket Price: Adult: £11 Concessions: £8 Box Office: 01823 240063,, The play will be held at Wellesley Theatre, Mantle Street, Wellington, Somerset.

This panto runs until January 28.

Wildlife Wanders

- Join Somerset Wildlife Trust for a stroll around the River Tone looking out for the wildlife that lives there. The walk will take around half an hour and will cover just over 1km. This will be a gentle walk with regular stops along the way. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear.

The cost of the walk which starts at 10.30am and finishes at 11.30am is free, but donations welcome Meet at St James Church,Taunton, Somerset

Friday, January 26

Trish Morrissey: a certain slant of light at Hestercombe Gallery Based at Hestercombe Gallery, 11am - 4pm. It runs until February 25.

Open every day Photographer Trish Morrissey brings two brand new bodies of work to the Hestercombe Gallery, inspired by the last female occupants of Hestercombe House, Miss Warre (1790-1872) and Mrs Portman (1854-1951) who both independently ran the Hestercombe estate.

Morrissey has created the work, that includes stills and film, through a residency at Hestercombe – immersing herself in the individual’s lives through archive material such as photographs, drawings, and letters.

TAUNTON’S the Plough inn, will be bringing some live music to the town with the re-launch of the much loved Carwash night.

Carwash will be held from 10pm-late on the last Friday of the month with live band, The Man From F.U.N.K.L.E.

They will be performing classics including Disco Inferno, Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough and American Boy People are being invited to strut their funky stuff for the Carwash relaunch on Friday with the best dressed in 70’s or 80’s fancy dress winning a prize.

Saturday, January 27

Surfers Party

A musical & visual extravaganza with Palooka5 live on the Mambo outside stage from 8pm , dress in what you wear to your most outrageous adventures join the party till 3am It all takes place at Mambo, Mill Lane, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1LN

Junior Orienteering

ORIENTEERING is a challenging outdoor adventure sport enjoyed by people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds.

JOG is a series of low key orienteering activities for all the family with a league of all courses. QOFL is a forest League Competition of 6 events, runs count towards JOG League. QOAD is a series of 5 after dark events.

JOG events are from 2pm-3pm QOFLs are from 11am-1pm It all takes place at Bridgwater and Taunton College / Castle, Wellington Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5AT Sunday, January 28 KellerOke Karaoke evening at Taunton's own Bierkeller! Book your table in advance and enjoy a few steins..

It all takes place at 8pm at Bierkeller,15 High Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 3PJ.

The Schubert Ensemble

– Piano Quartets: Classical and Romantic

AN all-inclusive chamber music weekend in Taunton from Martin Randall Travel.

The Schubert Ensemble is one of the world's leading exponents of music for piano and strings – this is one of the last opportunities to watch them perform before they retire as an ensemble at the end of June 2018.

Their programme concentrates on piano quartet repertoire; Dvořák and Brahms feature prominently, as well as music by Mozart, Chausson, Schumann and Fauré.

Musicially-embellished talks are given by the ensemble themselves.

Stay for two nights at the ever-welcoming Castle Hotel in Taunton, where all the events are held over the weekend .

It all takes place at The Castle Hotel, Castle Green, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1NF

Monday, January 29

Colours of Exile: The Art of Hans Schwarz at The Museum of Somerset Vibrant paintings of places and people by the Austrian artist who made his home in London and West Somerset Runs until March 3 Free entry at The Museum of Somerset, Taunton Castle, Castle Green, Taunton.

New Yoga Classes for beginners Daytime yoga class Mondays starts January15 at 1.30pm Evening yoga class Thursdays Starts January 25 at 7.30pm It all takes place at New Yoga Classes for beginners, North Petherton Community Village Hall, North Petherton Somerset, TA6 6QA.

Wednesday, January 31

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Richard Huish College present… How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying!

It took Broadway by storm – now Taunton.

There are no shortcuts to success in the business world…or are there?! We see young and ambitious J. Pierrepont Finch rise from window washer to chairman of the board in this Pulitzer Prize and Tony award winning show!

Big business means big laughs in this all singing all dancing tuneful romp of a musical. Boasting an exhilarating score from Frank Loesser come and see our own J. Pierrepont Finch take on the buffoonery of big business!

This play runs on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 7.30pm to 10pm.

Tickets cost £11.

Buy online at or call the box office on 01823 283244.

Thursday, February 1

Chair Based Pilates at 1pm for 4 weeks and then Tuesday 9th January at 1pm and Thursday 11th January 2018 then weekly thereafter.

Why not call or text our team of Instructors to see how we can help you build strength and gain confidence in either of our specialist classes.

Call on 07854 456793 for more information on how we can help you increase mobility, flexibility and Core Strength so you are able to gain more confidence in your movements and ultimately lead to an increased independent and active lifestyle.

For further information contact The Studio at Bank House, Magdalene Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1SG or call 07854 456793