Wedding Offers

Every year, hundreds
of people flock to
our free event

The happy couple ...

How we turned
Fiona and Martin's
dream day into reality

Create your dream wedding at Taunton School

Taunton School Events have successfully planned and managed over 700 weddings at Taunton School over the past 15 years, making it one of the finest wedding venues in Somerset.

This professional and experienced team offer the full package of service from your initial meeting to the elegant running of your special day.

Historic Taunton School not only provides the most beautiful wedding venue for such an important event, the school also provides peace of mind as all couples are able to plan every detail of their dream day with a dedicated wedding planner.

Take time to browse this site then come and visit Taunton School to see how we can help you create your dream wedding in Taunton, Somerset.

We also have a number of special Wedding Venue Offers available for selected dates next year.

And we are now booking for 2016 and 2017 dates ... so if you are looking for the perfect wedding venue in Taunton, Somerset, don't miss out!

Our 2016 Wedding Fair takes place on February 21st next year ... 
click here

A picture paints a thousand words ...

Don't miss our great all-inclusive offer for 2016!

Weddings at Taunton School are offering a fantastic all-inclusive package for £3,750 if you book and celebrate your wedding, reception and evening celebrations before the end of July 2016.

This fantastic offer includes all venue requirements for this special occasion of up to 50 day guests and 100 evening guests.

Limited dates available.

Registration fees for the ceremony are in addition to this offer.

Upgrade to a beautiful ceremony in Taunton School Chapel subject to terms and conditions, fees apply. Additional guests can be added for a supplementary charge.

For full details, contact a member of the Weddings at Taunton School team on 01823-703111 or email

Views from our happy couples ...

'Thank you for all your hard work to make our day truly perfect. The feedback from our guests has been incredible! The Chapel is a stunning setting and the whole day was everything we had hoped for.’

Scott and Laura Hooper

‘Thank you so much for all your help in organising our wedding on 31st May, 2014, at Taunton School. Thank you for your support and patience leading up to the wedding and to you and your team for making everything run smoothly on the day. Our wedding really was a dream come true and was better than we could ever have wished for.'

Holly and Tom Winter

‘Our wedding day was amazing – it was fantastic from start to finish with everything falling into place as it should. You and your team of merry helpers were absolutely fantastic – nothing was too much trouble and the service was second to none.'

Alex and Adam Puttock, Bride and Groom
The perfect setting for your wedding

Founded in 1847, Taunton School is set in a beautiful 50-acre site in one of the most attractive counties in England. It boasts a fine range of high quality 19th century Gothic Style buildings complemented by 20th century additions, creating the perfect wedding venue in Somerset.

The Chapel, built in 1907, seats 300 comfortably in Collegiate style pews. The large Chancel and Apse have moveable padded individual seating and an Organ.

The Chapel is a beautiful venue for a Christian wedding and offers a stunning venue in which couples can cement a promise made in a Civil Ceremony with a blessing of their marriage.

Real wedding experiences

Fiona and Martin Murphy wrote to us about there wedding experience at Taunton School and you can read about it here.

Take a look at our Weddings Brochure

Please contact the Events Team for further information about weddings bespoke to your requirements or to request a wedding pack. Our aim is to provide you with the perfect wedding venue in Taunton, Somerset.

The Events Team are always on hand to discuss your requirements and are always happy to meet with you at a pre-arranged time so you can view the venue.

Click on the image to open our Weddings Brochure in a new window.

Wedding ceremonies and services

Taunton School offers a wide variety of wedding venue services in Taunton, Somerset. Click below for full details.

Taunton School has six suites approved for Civil Wedding Ceremonies in Taunton. These ceremonies are performed by Taunton’s Superintendent Registrar, who can be contacted at The Registry Office

Write to:

The Old Municipal Buildings, Corporation Street, Taunton TA1 4AQ.

Tel: 01823 282251

Once you have decided on your Civil Wedding Venue in Somerset, all arrangements should be made directly with the Registrar, who is able to take a provisional wedding booking up to two years in advance of the wedding date.

Taunton School – the best venue for civil ceremonies in Somerset.

Make a date for our annual Wedding Fair

The next Taunton School Wedding Fair takes place on Sunday, February 21st, 2016.

This year, nearly 700 people passed through the doors as one of the county’s leading Wedding Fairs took place at Taunton School.
They were able to view more than 50 stands covering an outstanding variety of wedding services.
Those attending also enjoyed two bridal fashion shows in the theatre and visited the school's Upper Banqueting Suite, which was set for a Wedding Breakfast, and the stunning Chapel.

One visiting engaged couple said: "There was an excellent range of exhibitors and it's a stunning venue – we actually wished we had booked our wedding here!"

For more information, including how to book a stand for 2016, contact a member of the Weddings at Taunton School team on 01823-703111 or email

Click on the front cover to view the 2014 programme in full.
Click on the front cover to view the 2014 programme in full.
First class wedding catering

A set wedding menu comprising a starter, main course and dessert to be chosen from the seasonal menus shown here. Set price of £39.95 per guest.

Main courses can be chosen from the Premium courses menu as an alternative to the main courses offered, this will incur a supplementary charge as stated on the Premium menu.

Couples are welcome to look at other options for catering at their wedding, from afternoon tea through to evening celebration menus.

Contact our Taunton School Wedding Planner to discuss the right menus to create your dream ...


Plate of food

Spring and Summer Menu



Buffalo Mozzarella & Vine Tomato Salad with Mixed Olives, Sun Blushed Tomatoes & Pesto

Air Cured Parma Ham, Mango & Rocket Salad dressed with Balsamic Roasted Cherry Tomatoes & Red Onion

Pea, Mint & Spring Onion Soup with Cheesy Croutons

Marinated King Prawns with Fresh Coriander & Lemon served on a Bed of Baby Leaf with a Thousand Island Dressing

Wild Mushroom Soup finished with a Swirl of Cream

Game Terrine – layers of Venison, Pork & Duck wrapped in Bacon served with a Cumberland Sauce

Chilled Potato Soup with a Watercress Pesto & Goats Cheese Crostini

Rose of Melon served on a Bed of Seasonal Fruits





Roasted Topside of Local Beef served with a Yorkshire Pudding & Rich Red Wine Jus

Fillet of Salmon presented on a Bed of Creamed Leeks

Lemon Roasted Breast of Chicken with a Creamy Crème Fraiche & Crispy Bacon Pieces

Loin of Pork with a Crunchy Topping and an Apple Cider & Thyme Jus

Breast of Chicken finished with Mascarpone, Olive & Sundried Tomato

Braised Spring Lamb with Coriander & Cumin





Triple Chocolate Brownie served with Chocolate Sauce

Fresh Strawberries and Cream

Lemon Posset finished with Seasonal Berries

Baked Cheesecake garnished with Blueberries and Raspberries

Pot au Chocolate finished with Cream

Sticky Toffee Bread & Butter Pudding

West Country Cheese & Biscuits (£4.00 supplement per guest)

Coffee & Mints (included)

Autumn and Winter Menu



Roasted Tomato Soup With a Pesto Crouton

Smoked Salmon & Prawns With Horseradish & Lime Dressed Leaf

Prosciutto accompanied by Marinated Melon Finished with Wild Rocket

Leek & Sweet Potato Soup Finished with Cream & Parmesan Croutons

Rose of Melon Served on a Bed of Seasonal Fruits

Warm Tartlet of Prawns & Dill With a Citrus Dressing

Gorgonzola & Mascarpone Cheesecake With Caramelised Onion Chutney

Wild Boar Terrine Dressed with Cranberry & Orange Sauce





Rump of Beef Braised with Wild Mushrooms & a Rich Red Wine Jus

Roast Breast of Chicken Served with a Light Tarragon Cream

Slow Roasted Shank of Lamb With a Rosemary & Redcurrant Jus

Confit of Belly Pork With a Honey & Cider Sauce

Loin of Cod topped with a Walnut Crust Finished with a Light Lemon & Tarragon Cream

Roast Topside of Local Beef Served with Yorkshire Pudding & Rich Red Wine Jus

Breast of Chicken Served in a Chorizo Olive & Tomato Sauce





Apple & Blackberry Crumble

Baked Cheesecake Served with Mulled Berries

Mocha Pot au Chocolate

Sticky Toffee Pudding Served with warm Toffee Sauce

Taunton School Mess – a delightful mix of Sticky Meringue & Raspberries & Cream

Belgian Chocolate Cheesecake Served with Cream

West Country Cheese & Biscuits (£4.00 supplement per guest)

Coffee & Mints (included)