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Dec, 2019

A Merry Musical Christmouse Trail

Sat, 7th Dec, 2019 to Sun, 5th Jan, 2020
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Follow our festive family trail at Hestercombe from 7th December
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…

Rag Wreath Making Workshops

£38
Sat, 7th Dec at 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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One event on Sat, 7th Dec, 2019 at 1:30 pm

Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
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Deck the halls with a handmade wreath… with a twist! Join artist Gemma Pope for a Christmas wreath making workshop to make a beautiful rag wreath. Take your creation home to hang as part of your festive decorations year after year. Gemma will share her expert tips to help you create an attractive rag wreath using lots of lovely material. Enjoy tea or coffee and a mince pie while you work on your festive masterpiece. We are running two rag…

Christmas Storytelling Experience: The Reindeer’s Gift

£6
Sat, 7th Dec at 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm
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One event on Sat, 7th Dec, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on Sat, 14th Dec, 2019 at 3:00 pm

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

One event on Sun, 15th Dec, 2019 at 3:00 pm

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

One event on Sun, 22nd Dec, 2019 at 3:00 pm

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

One event on Mon, 23rd Dec, 2019 at 3:00 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 magical storytelling experience at Hestercombe. Listen as storyteller Alexandra Simson 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 magical winter…

Christmas Storytelling Experience: The Reindeer’s Gift

£6
Sat, 7th 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 magical storytelling experience at Hestercombe. Listen as storyteller Alexandra Simson 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 magical winter…

Winter Lates

Free
Sat, 7th 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 cocktails inspired by the festive season. We’ll have freshly made wood-fired pizzas, winter cocktails, live music and marshmallow toasting over the 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 4.30pm.

Wreath Making Workshops

£40
Sun, 8th Dec at 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
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One event on Mon, 2nd Dec, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Fri, 6th Dec, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on Sun, 8th Dec, 2019 at 9:30 am

Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
Deck the halls with a handmade wreath! Join florist Jan Boddington from Blue Shed Flowers for a workshop to make a beautiful Christmas wreath to hang on your door at home over the festive season. Jan will share her expert tips to help you create an attractive foraged wreath using lots of lovely ever-green foliage and fresh moss. Enjoy tea or coffee and a mince pie while you work… We are running eight wreath making workshops: Sunday 1st December: 9:30am…

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
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 Price…

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 Price Two courses…

Christmas Storytelling Experience: The Reindeer’s Gift

£6
Sat, 14th Dec at 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm
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One event on Sat, 7th Dec, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on Sat, 14th Dec, 2019 at 3:00 pm

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

One event on Sun, 15th Dec, 2019 at 3:00 pm

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

One event on Sun, 22nd Dec, 2019 at 3:00 pm

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

One event on Mon, 23rd Dec, 2019 at 3:00 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 magical storytelling experience at Hestercombe. Listen as storyteller Alexandra Simson 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 magical winter…