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Welcome to Taunton School Events

Taunton School Events is the ideal venue for weddings, receptions, dances, balls, banquets, conferences, meetings and seminars in Somerset.

Historic Taunton School has nine diverse function rooms which are available all year round. Our friendly, professional staff are more than happy to assist with any inquiries and have a long-standing reputation for providing high-quality service.

Taunton School is proud to be a venue for all occasions, offering a flexible high standard of service in a unique and beautiful setting. All of our events are tailored to your exact requirements by experienced managers, who will take care of all your hospitality needs. We cater for weddings, lunches and dinners, family celebrations, conference venues, business functions, afternoon teas, wakes and more.

We have a proven reputation for successfully holding many fairs and exhibitions each year, and can also offer facilities for Civil Services, Chapel Weddings, Wedding Blessings and Wedding Receptions in Taunton, Somerset.

Taunton School – your single venue for every occasion ... entertainment, wedding venues, business functions, sports facilities ... and so much more. Contact our Events Team on 01823 703111 to discuss your requirements.

Welcome to Taunton School Events
Welcome to Taunton School Events
What our guests say about us

'I just wanted to say thank you for hosting our Ball - we had an amazing time! The rooms were perfect, the food was delicious and the service was fantastic. I have had so many emails saying what a great venue and a lovely evening was had.'

Carly Toogood - British Dressage South West (November 2015)

'We would like to thank everyone who helped to make our day so special. The day went so well and we couldn’t fault the school and the service you all provided. Everyone enjoyed themselves so much and we would recommend Taunton School to anyone who is planning on getting married. We all had a great time.’

Mr and Mrs Dan Cooper (married in October 2015)

'The Goalden Globes event was a great success and the staff on duty were just brilliant. They made sure the day ran smoothly and nothing was too much trouble. We will hopefully see you again this time next year!'

Laura McIntyre - South West Regional Co-ordinator, England Netball (June 2015)

'A very big thank you to you and your teams for the support given in making Friday night such a success. The food was absolutely amazing - I feel a Michelin star should be awarded!  Everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves.'

Retirement Dinner (May 2015)
Venues for every occasion

Our facilities offer the ideal venue for exhibitions, conferences, weddings or parties. WiFi is available in all conference rooms. In the summer months we also offer a marquee which is excellent for summer wedding receptions and parties.

A versatile and recently refurbished venue, comprising a lobby area leading to the stunning main room and two ante-rooms. Suitable for wedding ceremonies, reception meals, business functions, talks and parties. There is also an adjacent bar area.

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Media Location

Taunton School is situated just outside the beautiful English market town of Taunton and is only a few miles away from the stunning countryside of the Blackdown and Quantocks Hills, both Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The school was founded in 1847 and boasts a fine range of high quality 18th Century, Gothic-style buildings complemented by 19th Century additions. These include the magnificent Chapel, which was built in 1907 and seats 300, and the Theatre which underwent a major refit in 1995. Many of Taunton School's buildings offer an ideal setting for period and modern dramas as well as an ideal unit base for those working at nearby sites.

It goes without saying that Taunton School offers a wide range of facilities for educational themed filming from first class laboratories and design technology rooms to over 50 classrooms, drama studios and nursery environment.

Taunton School has six boarding houses which range from 75 beds in single, double and triple bedrooms, to 13 bedrooms with four to six bedded rooms. These are also available to hire during school holidays. Catering and other facilities can also be provided ... the school can be flexible to your needs.

Taunton School also has an outstanding science department in a stunning building, as well as a fully equipped traditional, courtyard style theatre with a maximum seating capacity of 250 and a beautiful music school.  

There are excellent sports facilities set within a 52 acre site. A range of pitches are available; three sports halls, 25 all weather tennis courts, two squash courts, eight badminton courts, one basketball court, two volleyball courts, seven netball courts, climbing wall, rugby and hockey pitches, two indoor football pitches, six rounders pitches and four cricket squares.

Charming function, conference and meeting rooms and two large dining halls are also available.

Taunton School is three miles from the M5, within easy reach of Taunton Station and both Bristol and Exeter airports and is within 2.5 hours from London.

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