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Prison Bastion Project
1st April - 30th September
Our Prison Bastion Viewing Platform is now open to visitors.
Letter Carving in Wood
7th September - 12th October
Discover the historic craft of letter carving with this popular course.
'Human Nature' - New Sculpture Trail
15th September - 25th November
A stunning new sculpture trail in the atmospheric Gardens of The Bishop’s Palace.
Botanical Watercolours - Painting the Season
25th September - 16th October
A wonderful introduction to watercolour focusing on the autumnal colours surrounding the Palace
Storytelling Evening: 'Tristan and Iseult - a Tale to Break Your Heart'
On Friday 28th September, join The Bishop’s Palace for an evening in the atmospheric Undercroft of the medieval Palace
Introduction to Soap Making
An introduction to the traditional art of soap making with Boo Cottage Botanicals, using botanical oils.
Wells Art Contemporary - Exhibition
6th - 21st October
An exhibition of shortlisted works will be shown at The Bishop’s Palace in 2018 once again as part of Wells Art Contemporary.
Wells Art Contemporary - Forums
10th - 20th October
WAC is running 8 forums as part of their Contemporary Art Exhibition in October.
Oil Painting Workshop
An oil painting taster day in association with Heritage Courtyard Gallery and Studios
Introduction to Soap Making 2
An introduction to the traditional art of soap making with Boo Cottage Botanicals - create a Christmas gift using botanicals oils
October Half Term at the Palace: Make-it Monday!
Join us on Monday 29th October, for our dragon-themed “Make-it Monday” family craft activity session, 10:30am-3pm.
October Half Term at the Palace: Nature Ninjas
On Friday 2nd November, from 11am-3pm, “Nature Ninjas” sessions will take place in the Gardens. These will be based around autumn-inspired activities, using the natural world to create artistic pieces.
Lino Print your Christmas Cards
6th November - 4th December
A fun four-week course, giving you the chance to create beautiful handmade Christmas cards and wrapping paper.
The Christmas Artisan Markets
9th - 11th November
The Christmas Artisan Markets at The Bishop’s Palace take place from 9th - 12th November 2018.
The Somerset Poppies
11th - 25th November
The Somerset Poppies is a public installation of artiﬁcial poppies, to be displayed at The Bishop’s Palace in November, representing the county’s World War One losses.
Fun with Surface Embroidery
12th November - 3rd December
A creative course to get you started with surface embroidery
Natural Soy Candle Making 2
An introduction to the craft of candle making - melt, blend and hand-pour your own candles.
Christmas Wreath Making
Create your own natural Christmas wreath using materials from The Bishop’s Palace Gardens – all materials and tools are supplied so just bring yourselves and some festive cheer!