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Chris Lee - "Looking Up"

From Saturday 4th July – Sunday 30th August local artist Chris Lee will be holding an exhibition of his wonderful work inspired by Wells and other wonderful locations from around the world. The exhibition is entitled 'Looking Up'​ and will be held in the Conference Room. Chris is a familiar figure to many in Wells, often to be seen sitting sketching at many of the most beautiful locations in the City - including of course, the Palace! Included in admission
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SITE CLOSED - private function

The whole site is closed on this date for a private function.
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SITE CLOSED - private function

The whole site is closed on this date for a private function.
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SITE CLOSED - private function

The whole site is closed on this date for a private function.
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SITE CLOSED - private function

The whole site is closed on this date for a private function.
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Taunton Garrison

This wonderful re-enactment group bring their entertaining and informative display to the Palace Gardens once again. This year’s theme is Redcoats and Rebels – taking us back to 1685 (the Monmouth Rebellion) with barber’s surgeons, musket and cannon displays, guns, swords and pikes. There will also be a children’s interactive pike drill to finish the display. Drums, period instruments, a coffee house and tented inn complete the living history scene! Come along to hear the fascinating stories brought to life by this colourful team.
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Taunton Garrison

This wonderful re-enactment group bring their entertaining and informative display to the Palace Gardens once again. This year’s theme is Redcoats and Rebels – taking us back to 1685 (the Monmouth Rebellion) with barber’s surgeons, musket and cannon displays, guns, swords and pikes. There will also be a children’s interactive pike drill to finish the display. Drums, period instruments, a coffee house and tented inn complete the living history scene! Come along to hear the fascinating stories brought to life by this colourful team.
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Members Only! An Evening Exploring the Community Garden

This event offers Members a chance to explore this wonderful area of the garden. One of the more recent developments in the Garden, the Community Garden has been transformed from an unused corner of the site to producing amazing vegetables, fruit and flowers which are sold in the shop and used in the cafe. Meet with Amanda Clay, Community Gardener to learn how the garden has been set up, what it produces, how it works and the impact it has on the lives of people in the local community. 6pm. Advance booking required.
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Family Activity: Wells and Water

11am-3pm Come along to our Stable Yard Activity Room to entertain all the family with wonderful crafts on a watery theme such as: Cork boats, Origami boats and Water-marble pictures
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Community Garden Activities: Wildlife in the garden

Wildlife in the garden. Explore the small creatures that live in the Community Garden- this time of year you might be able to find caterpillars, butterflies and bees as well as the usual worms and beetles. You will also have the chance to have a go at pond dipping- and meet our frogs! 11am-3pm.
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Palace Buildings Closed, Gardens and Chapel open

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Family Activity Day: Dastardly Dragons

This week’s activities will focus on Dragons and we’ll be making shadow puppets, sock puppets and a fire-breathing dragon in the Stable Yard Room. There will also be a trail throughout the gardens and Palace on a Dragon theme! 11am-3pm
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Watch aerial footage of the Palace & Gardens

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