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Gaia Earth artwork comes to Taunton Minster

Following the successful Museum of the Moon exhibition in March 2022, Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council is delighted to announce that Luke Je...

SWT to unveil spectacular Dragon sculpture

Somerset West and Taunton Council will be unleashing the “Taunton Dragon” in Taunton High Street on Saturday 11 February 2023.

Cultural Strategy lends boost to creative economy

Progress of Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council’s Cultural Strategy has been revealed with the completion of a 12-month impact report.

Help Somerset become a cultural destination

The five Council’s across Somerset are working together to create a Somerset Cultural Strategy which will help to raise the profile of Somerset as...

SWT-funded Arts Hub brings new life to historic building

Somerset West and Taunton Council has revived one of Taunton’s 17th Century Manor Houses by repurposing it as a new Arts Hub for cultural and crea...

Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with SWT

A party to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee is being held in Taunton’s Vivary Park on Sunday 5 June. Somerset West and Taunton Council is putting...

Museum of the Moon comes to Taunton

Somerset West and Taunton Council has teamed up with UK artist Luke Jerram and St Mary Magdalene Church to bring the Museum of the Moon to Taunton.

Online calendar launched to promote districtwide events

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council has commissioned Visit Exmoor and Visit Somerset to develop and host a searchable online ‘Events & Things t...

Multi-agency efforts ensure longevity of Wellington Monument

Somerset West and Taunton Council has been working in partnership with the National Trust, Historic England and other stakeholders on a major resto...