Prison Bastion Project
Our Prison Bastion Viewing Platform is now open to visitors.
Martin Bentham RWA: Latest Paintings
The Bishop’s Palace is delighted to be welcoming artist Martin Bentham to the Exhibition Room with a collection of his latest paintings.
May Half Term - Family Activities
Explore The Bishop's Palace this May half term, and discover all there is to know about the life of a Bishop!
South Wales Clarinet Choir at The Bishop's Palace
The Bishop’s Palace is delighted to welcome the South Wales Clarinet Choir for two lunchtime performances in the wonderful setting of The Bishop’s Chapel on Saturday 9th June. Works will include much-loved classics by Vaughan-Williams, Handel,...
The English Country Garden Festival
Designed to celebrate the Great British Garden, the stunning 14-acre grounds of the Palace will feature guided tours, live music, expert speakers, BBQ food, ‘have a go’ skills and crafts and over 40 stalls.
Philip Tonkyn: Ancient Landscapes
A new exhibition of works by artist and photographer Philip Tonkyn.
King Lear in Promenade
Following the success of last year's critically acclaimed debut production of Hamlet, Wells Theatre Company is returning to The Bishop's Palace to perform another Shakespeare masterpiece; King Lear.
Wells Orchestral Weekend: Violinissimo
The Bishop’s Palace is delighted to be welcoming WOWFest: Wells Orchestral Weekend as part of its inaugural festival, from 12th-15th July 2018.
Wells Orchestral Weekend: Picnic Concert
Join us for a picnic concert with BIS Kuala Lumpur Brass & Saxophone Ensembles as part of the Wells Orchestral Weekend
Wells Civic Society: ART 360
Wells Civic Society are bringing a celebration of art to The Bishop's Palace - come along and paint the view! Suitable for all ages.
Britten Youth String Orchestra - Lunchtime Concert
Join us for a lunchtime concert given by The Britten Youth String Orchestra.
Outdoor theatre at The Bishop's Palace: this summer, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, in their fourteenth successful year, are bringing to The Bishop's Palace Shakespeare’s spellbinding masterpiece The Tempest.
Midsummer Mayhem Family Fun Day
Join us for our annual ‘Midsummer Mayhem’ Family Fun Day, held in the Gardens of the Palace! Circus skills, bouncy castles and more.
The Importance of Being Earnest
Everybody loves Ernest. In fact, Cecily and Gwendolen are both engaged to Ernest. The only trouble is, Ernest doesn’t exist. Or does he…? This energetic and musical production from the critically-acclaimed company Pantaloons infuses Wilde’s wit...
When Jim Hawkins discovers a treasure map amongst the possessions of the late Captain Billy Bones, it hurtles him in to a cat and mouse game with dangerous pirates, taking him across the World to Treasure Island.
'Human Nature' - New Sculpture Trail
A stunning new sculpture trail in the atmospheric Gardens of The Bishop's Palace.
Botanical Watercolours - Painting the Season
A wonderful introduction to watercolour focusing on the autumnal colours surrounding the Palace
Lino-Print your Christmas Cards
Create your own lino-print Christmas cards and wrapping paper