Taunton Live 2015

Taunton Live 2015

Welcome to our Taunton Live 2015 home page. The festival will run from 18th to 26th July, 2015.

The programme of music events is listed below, click on the links where available to find out more about each event, or download the Music Programme Booklet by clicking here.

Please also visit Taunton Live’s main page at http://www.tauntonlive.co.uk/.


To book, look up the event code below or in the Music Programme Booklet, and then check the following table to find out how to book.

For events bookable on this website, please scroll down to find the event and follow the link to the event-specific page.

Event Code Booking Source
B3, C5, D5, G2, H2, J1 taunton@post.com
A1, E1 www.tauntonfestival.org.uk
All concerts Taunton Tourist Information – 01823 336344
A2 01823 282386 (Steve Herbert)
A4 www.somersetopera.org.uk
C4, F2 Tickets on the door
F5 www.museumofsomerset.org.uk

Please note that the Taunton Tourist Information Centre – 01823 336344 – are now selling tickets for all concerts.

Season Tickets

The below Season tickets are also available with discounts for Benefactors, see the Season Ticket page for more information.

Entrance to all events EXCEPT A4
Silver logo_clarionCLARION
Entrance to all Organ and Choral Events
Bronze logo_finzifestFINZIFEST
Entrance to all events featuring the music of Gerald Finzi


Click on the orange text, where available, to view more information about the event.

Saturday 18th July

Sunday 19th July

Monday 20th July

Tuesday 21st July

Wednesday 22nd July

Thursday 23rd July

F1 logo_finzifest10:30 a.m. for 11:00 a.m
Coffee Concert
Lynn Carter (oboe) with the Divertimento Quartet
Programme includes Finzi’s ‘Interlude’
The Castle Hotel, Taunton
£10.00 inclusive
F2 logo_clarion12:00 noon
Organ Recital by John Young
Church of St. John the Baptist, Wellington
F3 4:00 p.m.
Choral Evensong
The Choir of Lincoln College, Oxford
Wells Cathedral
F4 6:30 p.m. for 7:30 p.m.
Al Fresco Supper Concert
Little Yarford Farmhouse, Kingston St. Mary, TA2 8AN
on behalf of STAR (Arts & Leisure for children in care or at risk)
Choir of Lincoln College Oxford, Hilary Marshall, Freda Storey.
£20.00 includes supper (bring drink & seating)
F5 7:30 p.m.
“In Praise of Henry Fielding”
An illustrated talk by Tom Mayberry
The Great Hall, The Museum of Somerset, Taunton

Friday 24th July

Saturday 25th July

Sunday 26th July

J1 7:00 p.m. (5:45 p.m. for supper)
"Acis and Galatea" – Handel
2nd performance, details as above

Please note that Hestercombe are happy to accept picnics.
This performance will be taking place in the Main House – chairs are provided.

Taunton Live 2015