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Tour with the Head Gardener

An out of hours tour starting at 7pm. Your chance to ask our Head Gardener for his hints and tips as he takes you on a special out of hours tour of the Palace gardens. Enjoy a glass of wine on arrival! Tickets are £10 and are available from Moira on 01749 988111 ext 200 or in the Palace Shop.
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Community Garden & Allotment Summer Fair

12pm - 4pm Roll up, roll up - it’s time for the summer fair! Join our allotment holders and community gardeners for an afternoon of fun in the sun. Come and see our marvellous allotments up close as you take part in a tour, find out some fascinating facts about our vegetables and try your hand at some fabulous garden games.
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MEMBERS EVENT: Meet the Curator of Created in Somerset

7pm An evening reception with the team behind the ‘Created in Somerset’ exhibition. The evening will take place in the exhibition and will include an introduction by Project Curator, Mary Gryspeerdt, followed by an opportunity to meet the curatorial team in and around the exhibits. Light refreshments included. Places are limited, to book your place please phone Moira on 01749 988111 ext 200 or email jonathan.sawyer@bishopspalace.org.uk
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MEMBERS EVENT: Tour with the Head Gardener

7pm Your chance to ask our Head Gardener for his hints and tips as he takes you on a special out of hours tour of the Palace gardens. Enjoy a glass of wine on arrival! Places are limited, to book your place please phone Moira on 01749 988111 ext 200 or email jonathan.sawyer@bishopspalace.org.uk
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The Taunton Garrison

11am - 5pm This event will be a colourful and entertaining day for all the family with drill displays, musket firing and weapons displays with a living history camp. Come and meet the soldiers and rebels from 1685 when the Monmouth Rebellion took place in and around the West Country, including Wells itself. There is a tale to tell so come and find out about the fascinating Rebellion story.
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The Taunton Garrison

11am - 5pm This event will be a colourful and entertaining day for all the family with drill displays, musket firing and weapons displays with a living history camp. Come and meet the soldiers and rebels from 1685 when the Monmouth Rebellion took place in and around the West Country, including Wells itself. There is a tale to tell so come and find out about the fascinating Rebellion story.
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Family Activity: The Natural World

11am - 3pm Learn about the world around you and what exciting things happen in nature during the summer months. Make a mobile, look at shapes in nature or make a nature wheel.
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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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Exhibition: A Modern Crucifixion

On until 14 September 2014 Contemporary paintings by British artist Vin Jelly.
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Chapel Recital: The Hildegard Ensemble

2pm Join us in the Chapel to listen to the enchanting sounds of the Hildergard Ensemble, a local group who perform medieval chants and instrumental pieces to aid contemplation and meditation.
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Family Activity: Bugs

11am - 3pm How many creatures will you see on your visit to the gardens today? Join us in the Stable Yard activity room and you can make your very own creepy crawlies to take home!
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