• 7th March - 31st August

    BBC Antiques Roadshow comes to The Bishop's Palace!

    BBC Antiques Roadshow at The Bishop’s Palace in 2021

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  • 23rd March - 1st June

    Swan News 2021

    Keep up-to-date with the swans on the Palace moat.

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  • 6th April - 31st May

    Culture Recovery Fund Grant

     

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  • 12th April - 12th July

    Yoga in the Gardens!

    Yoga in the Gardens at The Bishop’s Palace

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  • 22nd April - 10th June

    Tai Chi for Wellbeing

    The Bishop’s Palace will begin hosting weekly Tai Chi for Wellbeing sessions in our magnificent gardens from 22nd April 2021. Led by local practitioner John Beasley, who has over 20 years of Tai Chi experience, these sessions will promote wellnes...

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  • 5th - 26th May

    Pilates in the Gardens

    Join Sally for an hour of mindful movement therapy. Beginning with the fundamentals of breath and alignment you will focus mind and body. You will be guided on how you can apply Pilates principles to encourage concentration, control, precision and...

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  • 6th May

    Members' Only Evening May

    Members are invited to enjoy the Palace Gardens in an exclusive evening open just for Palace Members.

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  • 17th May - 31st October

    Palace 800 - The Story of a Palace and a Home

    Designed to celebrate 800 years since the construction of The Bishop’s Palace, Palace 800 – The Story of a Palace and a Home will take you on a journey through the 800 year history of The Bishop’s Palace and will introduce you to the people and ev...

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  • 29th May - 6th June

    Whitsun Half Term Family Scavenger Hunt

    Make the most of your half term with the family by heading to the Palace Gardens to take part in the Whitsun Scavenger Hunt.

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  • 3rd June

    Members' Only Evening June

    Members are invited to enjoy the Palace Gardens in an exclusive evening open just for Palace Members.

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  • 11th - 27th June

    Mindful Photography Sessions

    These introductory sessions will acquaint you with the basic concepts of mindfulness and support you in exploring your own creativity as well as the thoughts, preconceptions and automatic thought processes that go with it, and you will come away w...

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  • 13th June

    The Military Wives Choir and Wells British Legion

    Join us for an evening of music and celebration in honour of 100 years of the Wells branch of the British Legion.

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  • 25th June - 20th August

    Outdoor Theatre at The Bishop's Palace

    Outdoor Theatre at The Bishop’s Palace

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  • 25th June

    Robin O'The Greenwood

    Storyteller Beth Webb and folk singer Neil Eaton will delight you with an evening of traditional tales, songs, and a little bit of history. In the magnificent setting of the Bishop’s Palace, you’ll be transported back to the early 1200s ­– to the ...

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  • 26th June

    Sea Shanty Singing Workshop

    Join Dora Darling and learn traditional and contemporary folk songs and Sea Shanties from the British Isles, complete with harmonies in the stunning gardens of the Bishop’s Palace.

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  • 1st July - 30th September

    'Light in the Dark' A New Exhibition

    ‘Light in the Day’ is an exhibition of nature-inspired paintings, by the artist Jackie Henderson. Country lanes, The Levels and Moors, birds, flowers and even home-grown vegetables are all celebrated in vibrant watercolour.

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  • 2nd - 4th July

    Garden Festival 2021

    The Bishop's Palace Garden Festival returns this year to celebrate its 6th year, amongst 14 acres of stunning RHS partner gardens. The event takes place 2nd-4th July, when the Gardens will be at their very best with dramatic summer colour and the...

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  • 2nd - 4th July

    Garden Festival 2021

    The Bishop's Palace Garden Festival returns this year to celebrate its 6th year, amongst 14 acres of stunning RHS partner gardens. The event takes place 2nd-4th July, when the Gardens will be at their very best with dramatic summer colour and the...

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  • 5th July - 28th April

    As You Like It - Community Theatre in the Garden

    Ember Theatre Company, an amateur theatre company based in Glastonbury, will be bringing their  rendition of this timeless romantic comedy to the Palace Gardens this July.

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  • 8th July

    Members' only evening July 2021

    Members are invited to enjoy the Palace Gardens in an exclusive evening open just for Palace Members.

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  • 14th July

    The Great Gatsby - Outdoor Theatre

    Join Heartbreak Productions and the Nick Carraway quartet for an evening of jazz, prohibition style. Nick is not only the band leader but a top-notch storyteller, and when he’s in the mood, he can take you back to the summer of 1922 when he lived ...

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  • 15th July

    SOLD OUT. Mr Stink - Outdoor Theatre

    See the colourful characters from the celebrated novel by David Walliams come to life in Heartbreak Productions’ adaptation of Mr. Stink for the open air.

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  • 17th - 18th July

    Wells Orchestral Weekend - WOWFest

    WOWFest presents two picnic concerts in the stunning surroundings of The Bishop's Palace Gardens. Enjoy the thrilling sounds of live classical music from a range of young artists in ensembles and orchestras who form part of Wells Orchestral Weekend.

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  • 25th July

    Macbeth - Outdoor Theatre

    The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, the UK’s premier all male theatre company – with direct links to the history of William Shakespeare – invite you to join them next summer for the breathless and brilliant tragedy, Macbeth.  “By the pricking of my thumb...

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  • 27th July

    The Bishop's Code - Escape Room Family Fun

    Has your family got what it takes to crack the Bishop’s Code?Aimed for families with children aged 5-12, The Bishop’s Code is an escape room style activity session where families will solve clues and puzzles together.

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  • 5th August

    The Wind in the Willows

    The unforgettable characters from Kenneth Grahame's classic tale spring to life in this adaptation, in true Pantaloons style!

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  • 19th August

    Murder on the Improvised Express - Outdoor Theatre

    This Summer, let comedy improvisation company, Pinch Punch, welcome you aboard their exciting new show, Murder on The Improvised Express. There will be outrageous accents, there will be larger-than-life characters, there will thrills, spills and g...

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