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Feb, 2020

Half Term Trail: The Artist’s Apprentice

£2.50
Mon, 17th Feb at 10:00 am to Mon, 26th Oct at 5:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Join the Artist's Apprentice trail at Hestercombe in Taunton, part of our February half term holiday activities for children
Following in the footsteps of former Hestercombe owner Coplestone Warre Bampfylde around the gardens, young artists will create their own version of one of Coplestone's paintings whilst learning about his life along the way.

Bampfylde Lecture & Supper 2020: Bampfylde’s Somerset

£10
Fri, 28th Feb at 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
The Bampfylde Lecture is part of Bampfylde 300, celebrating the life and work of Coplestone Warre Bampfylde, in 2020 at Hestercombe
Join Tom Mayberry, Chief Executive of the South West Heritage Trust, for the annual Bampfylde Lecture – a celebration of the birthday of Coplestone Warre Bampfylde, designer of the Landscape Garden at Hestercombe.Make an evening of it and enjoy a two course supper in Hestercombe House before the lecture.

Mar, 2020

Most Admirably Improved by Art

From £6.65
Sun, 1st Mar at 11:00 am to Sun, 28th Jun at 4:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Most Admirably Improved by Art is part of Bampfylde 300, presented by Hestercombe Gallery
Set alongside original works by Coplestone Warre Bampfylde (1720-1791), Hestercombe’s former owner, Most Admirably Improved by Art brings together four female contemporary artists Charlotte Hodes, Rebecca Partridge, Kelly Richardson and Fiona Hingston.

Coplestone Warre Bampfylde: A Gentleman of Taste

From £6.65
Sun, 1st Mar, 2020 at 11:00 am to Sun, 28th Feb, 2021 at 4:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
A Gentleman of Taste is a curated exhibition at Hestercombe of the largest ever survey of works by Coplestone Warre Bampfylde
Coinciding with Bampfylde 300, the celebrations of the tercentenary of Coplestone Warre Bampfylde (1720 - 1791), A Gentleman of Taste is a year-long exhibition presented by Hestercombe Gallery at Hestercombe Gardens, and explores the many themes running through the life and work of Hestercombe's former owner. 

May, 2020

Spring Watercolour Workshop

£60
Tue, 12th May at 10:00 am to 3:30 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Enjoy a spring watercolour workshop at Hestercombe, part of Bampfylde 300 in 2020
Join our Spring Watercolour Workshop at Hestercombe, and learn the techniques and skills to paint scenes from the beautiful gardens.Suitable for beginners.

May Half Term Trail: Coplestone and the Charcoal Creations Trail

£0.50
Sat, 23rd May at 10:00 am to Sun, 31st May at 5:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Follow our fun trail for May Half Term, Coplestone and the Charcoal Creations Trail.Create charcoal rubbings from hidden plaques dotted around the Hestercombe gardens.

Jun, 2020

Summer Lates

From £6.65
Wed, 10th Jun at 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Summer Lates at Hestercombe - enjoy evening after work openings in the gardens
Enjoy the gardens until 8pm on the summer evenings with our season of special late openings.Explore the landscapes after hours and leave work behind, with delicious food on offer too.Wednesdays 10th, 17th & 24th June and 1st, 8th & 15th July.