• 1st April - 30th September

    Prison Bastion Project

    Our Prison Bastion Viewing Platform is now open to visitors.

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  • 12th May - 30th June

    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.

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  • 26th May - 3rd June

    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!

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  • 9th June

    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,...

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  • 22nd - 24th June

    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.

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  • 3rd July - 23rd September

    Philip Tonkyn: Ancient Landscapes

    A new exhibition of works by artist and photographer Philip Tonkyn.

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  • 12th - 15th July

    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.

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  • 14th July

    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.

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  • 14th July

    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

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  • 21st July

    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.

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  • 26th July

    Britten Youth String Orchestra - Lunchtime Concert

    Join us for a lunchtime concert given by The Britten Youth String Orchestra.

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  • 29th July

    The Tempest

    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.

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  • 5th August

    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.

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  • 12th August

    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...

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  • 23rd August

    Treasure Island

    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. 

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  • 15th September - 25th November

    'Human Nature' - New Sculpture Trail

    A stunning new sculpture trail in the atmospheric Gardens of The Bishop's Palace.

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  • 25th September - 16th October

    Botanical Watercolours - Painting the Season

    A wonderful introduction to watercolour focusing on the autumnal colours surrounding the Palace

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  • 6th November - 4th December

    Lino-Print your Christmas Cards

    Create your own lino-print Christmas cards and wrapping paper

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