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Chapel Recital: On This Island

12.30pm A lunchtime recital given by Nerissa Faulkner and Nicola Bracey, of English Song, written by British Composers of the 20th Century, featuring works by Benjamin Britten, Ivor Novello, William Walton and Michael Head. This programme highlights the variety of Arts songs being written before, during and after the 1st and 2nd World Wars, ranging from the introspective to the extrovert, from the gloomy to the joyful and from the furious to adoring.
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What the Church Recorder saw

2pm in the Palace - A lecture by Created in Somerset team member Michael Sackett alongside the exhibition. Michael will talk about many topics relating to the exhibition including bench ends, textiles, memorials and stone work and will help listeners to understand the provenance and themes behind some of the fascinating pieces in this collection.
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Created In Somerset: Woodworking Demonstration

11am - 3pm Join local woodwork craftsmen (and familiar faces) Jonathan and Stephen as they demonstrate the craft of woodcarving.
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Big Band Concert

The Bishop's Palace is delighted to welcome the Wells Cathedral School Big Band for a one-off evening of Jazz and Big Band classics! Whether you like trumpets, trombones or saxophones, we've got plenty to keep your feet tapping and your toes twitching, and all against the background of our stunning Medieval Undercroft. Tickets are strictly limited, so get clicking below to ensure your seat is reserved (online tickets available until 12pm on Thursday 6th November), or telephone on 01749 988 111 for tickets after that time. Tickets also available in person from the Shop.
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Talk: Under God's Visitation

2pm Local author Anthony Nott gives a talk about his fascination book “Under God’s Visitation” which is a study of the city of Wells from the Civil War period to the Restoration. This fascinating talk is a must for history enthusiasts with an opportunity to meet Anthony afterwards and look at some items of special interest.
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Community Garden Workshop: Starting a fruit garden

11am - 1pm Following our vegetable and flower based Community Garden workshops, and by popular demand, come along and learn what sort of fruit you can grow in your garden. This introductory workshop will cover the basics of how to choose the sort of fruit to grow in your garden, and will include a behind the scenes look at our own fruit growing on site. Tickets are £10 and are available from the Palace shop or by phoning Moira on 01749 988111 ext 200.
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MEMBERS EVENT: Out Of Hours Tour

6pm This exclusive tour is open to all members and is a chance to explore hidden corners by torchlight and see what the Palace is like when everyone has gone home. Places are limited so please book yours by phoning Moira on 01749 988111 ext 200 or email jonathan.sawyer@bishopspalace.org.uk
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Palace building, gardens, Chapel & Created In Somerset are closed

To help you plan your visit we'd like to inform you that most of the site including the Palace, gardens, Chapel and the Created In Somerset exhibition will be closed today as it has been hired for a private event. The shop and cafe are still open and you can still feed the ducks and swans and enjoy a walk around the moat.
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Palace building, gardens, Chapel & Created In Somerset are closed

To help you plan your visit we'd like to inform you that most of the site including the Palace, gardens, Chapel and the Created In Somerset exhibition will be closed today as it has been hired for a private event. The shop and cafe are still open and you can still feed the ducks and swans and enjoy a walk around the moat.
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Palace building, gardens, Chapel & Created In Somerset are closed

To help you plan your visit we'd like to inform you that most of the site including the Palace, gardens, Chapel and the Created In Somerset exhibition will be closed today as it has been hired for a private event. The shop and cafe are still open and you can still feed the ducks and swans and enjoy a walk around the moat.
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