• 1st - 31st January

    January in the Palace Gardens

    Head Gardener James Cross updates us on the Gardens in January, and those all-important winter garden jobs!

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  • 1st January - 31st December

    The Bishop's Palace 800th Year Celebrations

    The Bishop’s Palace in Wells is looking forward to a very significant birthday in 2020 as it celebrates 800 years since the beginning of the building’s construction.

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  • 11th January - 14th February

    An Interview with Storyteller Beth Webb

    Ahead of the upcoming storytelling event 'Beloved - Tales of Love Gone Right' here at The Bishop's Palace on 14th February, we put a few questions to storyteller Beth Webb.

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  • 16th January - 15th February

    Staff Recollections in the Time of Bishop Wynne Willson

    Times past: Recollections of Palace staff in the early 20th century, taken from the Palace archives

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  • 23rd - 31st January

    Closures 23rd - 31st January

    From Thursday 23rd-Sunday 26th January inclusive, and on Friday 31st January, the Palace building will be closed, and the Palace Gardens and Cafe will be open.

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  • 8th - 23rd February

    Snowdrop Weekends

    Our “Snowdrop Celebrations” are set to return in 2020, but this year, will run for three consecutive weekends.

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  • 14th February

    “Beloved” – Tales of Love Gone Right!

    In February 2020, why not enjoy a different Valentine’s night experience, with an evening of luscious stories and heart-warming songs with storyteller Beth Webb and singer-songwriter, Dora Darling

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  • 15th - 23rd February

    February Half Term Trail

    This February Half Term, the family activities will be based around a “Nature” theme, with a children’s flower-themed trail running throughout the holiday week.

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  • 18th February

    Crafty Cats - February Half Term

    Join us at The Bishop's Palace in 2020 for our popular “Crafty Cats” sessions, taking place on Tuesdays during school holidays in the medieval Undercroft.Join us at The Bishop's Palace in 2020 for our popular “Crafty Cats” sessions, taking place o...

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  • 20th February

    Nature Ninjas - February Half Term

    Join us for the first ‘Nature Ninjas’ session of 2020 to decorate wooden wreaths, and copy flowers and foliage from the garden.

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  • 22nd March

    Rare Plant Fair

    Are you a keen gardener or horticultural enthusiast? If so, you’ll want to head down to The Bishop’s Palace in Wells on Sunday 22nd March for the perfect opportunity to find rare and unusual plants.

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  • 25th March

    Wells Cathedral School Lunchtime Concert

    On 25th March 2020 at 1pm, The Bishop’s Palace is delighted to be hosting the incredible talents of the Wells Cathedral School Junior String Ensemble for a lunchtime recital.

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  • 28th March

    Faulty Towers - The Dining Experience

    Straight from the stage of London’s West End, via the legendary Sydney Opera House, the international sensation “Faulty Towers – The Dining Experience” is coming to The Bishop’s Palace in Wells in March 2020.

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  • 24th April

    Wells Film Festival - Grease Sing-Along

    In April 2020, join The Bishop’s Palace for a fabulous outdoor screening of the classic 1978 film ‘Grease’ in its sing-along version.

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