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Palace building & Created In Somerset closed

To help you plan your visit we'd like to inform you that Palace building and the Created In Somerset exhibition will be closed for a private function today. The gardens and Chapel remain open and entry is half price. Café and shop accessible all day for free as usual.
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Created In Somerset: Stained Glass Demonstration

11am - 1pm Meet local stained glass artist John Yeo and find out more about the skill of designing and making stained glass windows.
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Wells Literary Festival at the Palace

To help you plan your visit we woudl like to let you know that from Thursday 9 - Monday 20 Oct The Bishop's Palace will be the venue for many of the events part of the annual Wells Literary Festival. This means that at various times some of the Palace rooms may be closed to the public for talks or events. Please phone to check in advance if there is something particular you would like to see 01749 988111 ext 200
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Palace building & Created In Somerset closed

To help you plan your visit we'd like to inform you that Palace building and the Created In Somerset exhibition will be closed for a private function today. The gardens and Chapel remain open and entry is half price. Café and shop accessible all day for free as usual.
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Meet The Minstrels

11am - 4pm Blast From The Past return to the Palace demonstrating Tudor instruments and talk about the social context in which the music would have been played. At half past the hour from 11.30am – 3.30pm they will perform a short set for your enjoyment. In between is your chance to ask questions about the instruments, such as How do you play a hurdy gurdy? What is a hurdy gurdy?!
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Community Garden Activity: Abundant Autumn

12pm - 2pm Come along to our Community Garden and find out what treats autumn has in store. Try some of our delicious apples grown on site, and explore what else the garden has to offer at this time of year.
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Family Activity: Castles

11am - 3pm Bounce at the Bishop's Palace!! Visitors haven’t always been so welcome at The Bishop’s Palace. Come along and find out why people built castles and moats to protect themselves and make your own castle to take home with you, and weather permitting, spend the day bouncing and sliding on the Croquet Lawn as we offer the outrageous chance to play on our bouncy castles and slides in front of the Palace, along with giant games and ride-ons!
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