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Oct, 2019

Christmas Gift Ideas from Hestercombe

Fri, 11th Oct to Mon, 16th Dec
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
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Looking for the perfect Christmas present ideas? Hestercombe is here to help with your Christmas present conundrums. Here’s some Christmas gift ideas that will be sure to please. You’re welcome! Hestercombe Membership For the person who seems to have everything, this could be just the thing. A gift to enjoy all year round, members can enjoy unlimited access to Hestercombe 364 days a year. Lots of opportunity to enjoy our 50 acres of gardens, contemporary art gallery and series of…

Nov, 2019

Urthworks by Ben Rivers

Sat, 9th Nov, 2019 at 11:00 am to Sun, 9th Feb, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Urthworks by Ben Rivers will be open at Hestercombe Gallery from November 2019 to February 2020
Renowned artist Ben Rivers presents his new exhibition Urthworks at Hestercombe Gallery, Somerset, from 9 November 2019 to 9 February 2020.Urthworks is the culmination of a long term collaboration between Ben Rivers and science fiction writer Mark von Schlegell. At the heart of the show is a trilogy of films that explore our planet's geological evolution and the deep history of our cultural traditions.

Dec, 2019

A Merry Musical Christmouse Trail

Sat, 7th Dec, 2019 to Sun, 5th Jan, 2020
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Holly and Jolly the mice musicians are heading back home for Christmas! Follow our Christmas trail and accompany Holly and Jolly on their travels through the winter gardens at Hestercombe.  Join in as they sing their way up the hills, through fields of snow, across icy ponds and through forests of trees and holly bushes. Let Holly and Jolly teach you some classic Christmas tunes as you have a go at making your own music using handbells, xylophones, tambourines and…

Father Christmas at Hestercombe

£9
Sat, 7th Dec at 10:30 am to Tue, 24th Dec at 4:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Father Christmas at Hestercombe, near Taunton in Somerset
Meet Father Christmas in his secret Somerset folly Visit Hestercombe this Christmas to enjoy a magical Father Christmas experience where every child can meet the man in red and receive their own special gift. When you arrive, you’ll be greeted by one of our friendly Hestercombe elves, then you’ll wander through the wintertime gardens to meet Father Christmas. In his little house, the log fire will be roaring, lights will be twinkling on the Christmas tree and sacks of presents…

Christmas Carols at Hestercombe

£8
Thu, 12th Dec at 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
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One event on Thu, 12th Dec, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Christmas carol concert in Taunton
**Extra tickets now available!** Feel festive as you enjoy your your favourite carols and seasonal tunes, performed by the Military Wives Choir and Taunton Concert Band.

Driftwood Christmas Tree Workshop

£38
Fri, 13th Dec at 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
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One event on Fri, 13th Dec, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Driftwood Christmas Tree craft workshop in Taunton
Join artist Gemma Pope for an evening Christmas craft workshop to make a beautiful driftwood Christmas tree to display in your home over the festive season. These quirky handmade trees will give a unique twist to your traditional Christmas décor. Enjoy a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie while you work. Book with a friend to enjoy a social evening during the festive period. Dates Friday 29th November: 6pm – 8.30pm Friday 13th December: 6pm – 8.30pm **This…

Festive Piano Suppers

£32.50 – £37.50
Fri, 13th Dec at 6:30 pm to 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Friday, repeating until Fri, 20th Dec, 2019

Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Hestercombe’s historic Column Room Restaurant will be open for special sumptuous evening suppers on selected dates in December. Complete with live festive piano music from internationally-renowned pianist Kylie Borg and a delicious festive menu from our Head Chef Mathew Taylor, this is the perfect way to get into the festive mood – and a fabulous pre-Christmas treat for friends and loved ones! Christmas Suppers take place on: Friday 6th December Friday 13th December [*FULLY BOOKED*] Friday 20th December [*FULLY BOOKED*] Price…

Christmas Storytelling Experience: The Reindeer’s Gift

£6
Sat, 14th Dec at 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm
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Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
The whole family will love this festive storytelling experience this Christmas at Hestercombe
The whole family will love this magical storytelling experience at Hestercombe. Listen as storyteller Alexandra Simson of Story-Well weaves magic with words and your imagination transports you to a world where anything is possible. Discover how one young reindeer’s courage brings light to winter’s darkness in an uplifting and feel-good festive tale which will leave you feeling full of Christmas spirit. When you arrive, you’ll be greeted by the storyteller before going on a journey through the gardens to discover a…

Christmas Storytelling Experience: The Reindeer’s Gift

£6
Sat, 14th Dec at 4:00 pm to 4:45 pm
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One event on Sat, 7th Dec, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on Sat, 14th Dec, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on Sat, 14th Dec, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on Sun, 15th Dec, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on Sun, 15th Dec, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on Sun, 22nd Dec, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on Sun, 22nd Dec, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on Mon, 23rd Dec, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on Mon, 23rd Dec, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
The whole family will love this festive storytelling experience this Christmas at Hestercombe
The whole family will love this magical storytelling experience at Hestercombe. Listen as storyteller Alexandra Simson of Story-Well weaves magic with words and your imagination transports you to a world where anything is possible. Discover how one young reindeer’s courage brings light to winter’s darkness in an uplifting and feel-good festive tale which will leave you feeling full of Christmas spirit. When you arrive, you’ll be greeted by the storyteller before going on a journey through the gardens to discover a…

Winter Lates

Free
Sat, 14th Dec at 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Sat, 21st Dec, 2019

Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Come to our Winter Lates at Hestercombe on Saturdays throughout December
Join us in our Nordic-inspired Christmas Courtyard beneath a twinkling canopy of fairy lights for an evening of pizza and drinks inspired by the festive season! We’ll have freshly made wood-fired pizzas, winter drinks, live music and marshmallow toasting on our new fire pit. Our pizza menu will have a seasonal twist: Pigs in blanket pizza Cheeseboard pizza Turkey, cranberry & stuffing There will also be vegan and gluten-free options available on request. Pizza will be served from 5.30pm. In…