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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...
07 March 2023Council news Community Art and culture
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.
18 January 2023Council news Community Art and culture
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.
13 January 2023Council news Art and culture Community
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...
11 November 2022Council news Community Art and culture
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...
23 June 2022Council news Community Art and culture
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...
03 May 2022Council news Community Art and culture
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.
23 February 2022Council news Community Art and culture
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...
08 February 2022Council news Art and culture Business
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...
31 August 2021Art and culture Council news Planning and development