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Our annual Adventure Activities course returns for another packed week of adrenalin-pumped activity. With daily trips across Devon and Somerset, you will tackle canoeing, rock climbing, orienteering, tunnelling and so much more!


Led by Mark Neenan and his team, this is the ideal course for those with plenty of energy and the perfect introduction to the many co-curricular activities on offer at Queen’s.


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Mon 20 – Fri 24 August

Class times: 9.00am – 4.00pm

Drop off times: from 8.15am – 8.45am

Pick up times: from 4.15pm – 4.45pm

Age Range: 7 – 12 years

(Please note pick up times may be later on days where the activity is further afield.)


£199 for the five day course - Book before 1 June and save £20

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Monday 20 Aug 201809:00 Book Now
Adventure  Activities

Royal Academy of Dance Ballet and ISTD Modern classes for 4 – 7 year olds.


These classes are designed to develop excellent dance technique, build self esteem, strength and suppleness, musical awareness and explore the children’s innate creativity whilst also following the RAD and ISTD syllabus.


Your child will have the opportunity to work towards recognised RAD and ISTD ballet and modern exams whilst also learning new choreography that is showcased in the Queen’s annual dance show.


Weekly classes available from week commencing 10 September to week commencing 15 October as follows:


  • Monday 4.00pm: Primary Ballet (for children in Year 1 who have passed their Pre-Primary Ballet exam and above)
  • Tuesday 4.00pm: Grade 1 Ballet (for children in Year 2 and above)
  • Wednesday 3.40pm: Primary Modern (for children in Reception and Year 1)
  • Wednesday 4.20pm: Grade 1 Modern (for children in Year 1 who have experience and Year 2)
  • Thursday 4.00pm: Pre-Primary Ballet exam class (for reception and Year 1 children who already have knowledge of the syllabus)
  • Friday 4.00pm: NEW Pre-Primary Ballet / Creative Dance (for Reception and Year 1 children with no knowledge of the syllabus)

  • £33.00 per course for the 6 week term.

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Monday 10 Sep 201816:00 Book Now
Tuesday 11 Sep 201816:00 Book Now
Wednesday 12 Sep 201815:40 Book Now
Wednesday 12 Sep 201816:20 Book Now
Thursday 13 Sep 201816:00 Book Now
Friday 14 Sep 201816:00 Book Now
Dance for 4 to 7 year-olds

Royal Academy of Dance Ballet, ISTD Modern, Lyrical Modern, pointe work, flexibility and body conditioning classes for 7 to 18 year-olds.


These classes are designed to develop excellent dance technique, build self esteem, strength, suppleness and musical awareness.


Queen’s Performing Arts Academy caters for students that wish to dance for fun whilst also offering specialist classes and training for those thinking about pursuing a career in the dance and performing arts industry.


As a member of the Queen’s Performing Arts Academy you will have the opportunity to work towards recognised RAD and ISTD Ballet and Modern exams, whilst also learning new choreography that is showcased in the Queen’s annual dance show. We regularly enter students for professional auditions and dance festivals, with solo and group lessons offered throughout the holiday periods. Elite students will be given the opportunity to audition for county youth dance companies, South West Theatre Ballet, Royal Ballet Associates and RAD Ballet Associates.

(Please note children at Grade 2 ballet and above will be expected to attend 2 ballet classes a week if they wish to be entered for exams)


Weekly classes available from week commencing 10 September to week commencing 15 October as follows:


  • Monday 5.00pm: Grade 4 Ballet
  • Monday 5.45pm: Senior Creative/Contemporary Dance 11+
  • Monday 6.45pm: Senior Flexibility and Body Conditioning 11+
  • Tuesday 5.00pm: Grade 4 Modern
  • Tuesday 5.45pm: Grade 3 Ballet
  • Tuesday 6.45pm: Grade 5 Ballet
  • Tuesday 7.30pm: Senior Lyrical 11+
  • Wednesday 5.00pm: Grade 3 Modern
  • Wednesday 5.45pm: Grade 2 Ballet
  • Wednesday 6.45pm:  Senior Elite Ballet (for those inter-foundation and above) 11+
  • Wednesday 7.30pm: Senior Elite Modern (for those inter-foundation and above) 11+
  • Thursday 4.45pm: Grade 4 Ballet
  • Thursday 5.30pm: Grade 2 Ballet
  • Thursday 6.15pm: Grade 3 Ballet
  • Thursday 7.00pm: Grade 5 Ballet
  • Thursday 7.45pm: Senior Elite Ballet (for those inter-foundation and above) 11+
  • Friday 5.00pm: Junior Creative Fun and Flex
  • Friday 5.45pm: Junior Dance Company and Squad (invite only)
  • £33.00 per course for the 6 week term.





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Tuesday 11 Sep 201819:30 Book Now
Wednesday 12 Sep 201817:00 Book Now
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Dance for 7 to 18 year-olds

James Pearson, Artistic Director at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, joins forces with Pete Long, Musical Director at Ronnie Scott’s, for an evening of spine-tingling jazz and blues that is second to none. Pianist, James, is nothing short of a world class virtuoso with a stunning technique that is enhanced by inventiveness and flair that is simply breathtaking. Clarinet and saxophone specialist, Pete, is renowned throughout the jazz world as a session player and arranger as well as heading up the much feted Echoes of Ellington Orchestra.


Together … they are a musical tour de force!

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Wednesday 12 Sep 201819:30 Book Now
James Pearson & Pete Long

Our pre-school dance classes are available for 18 months – 4 year old boys and girls.


The classes aim to introduce the magical world of dance to children and parents in a nurturing and fun environment. Classes develop a basic dance technique in all styles; build self esteem, strength and suppleness, musical awareness and explore the children’s innate creativity. This is achieved by developing technique through adventures, stories and play.


Children who attend from 3 years old will have the opportunity to perform in front of their family and parents to the Royal Academy of Dance to your own tune syllabus.


Weekly classes available from week commencing 10 September to week commencing 15 October as follows:


  • Friday 10.20am: Baby Ballet for 18 month – 3 years  
  • Friday 11.30am: Pre-School Ballet for children 3 years to school age  
  • Friday 2.30 – 3.10pm: Creative Dance (Queen’s College students only)

  • £33.00 per course for the 6 week term.

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Friday 14 Sep 201810:20 Book Now
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Friday 14 Sep 201814:30 Book Now
Dance for 18 mths to 4 years

With a host of well-known tunes from traditional classics to songs from the musicals and popular chart hits, the Band of HM Royal Marines will have you dancing in the aisles!


This Music Extravaganza will also feature the Queen's College girls' singing group in this unique concert proudly hosted by the charity GO COMMANDO. Money raised from this event will enable the charity to continue to support Royal Marines and their families across the South West and beyond.


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Saturday 29 Sep 201819:30 Book Now
The Band of HM Royal Marines

The Philippe Lemm Trio is one of the most exciting and electrifying jazz trios around today. Comprised of three musicians with exceptional command of their instruments, the group's repertoire draws heavily from re-imaginations of jazz standards in a way that both defies genre and corresponds to any modern jazz fan.


Winners of the International B-Jazz competition as well as the prize for the best soloist, this concert is part if their European tour following the release of their new CD ‘City Birds’.


Hearing the trio is a special and unforgettable experience and you will be captivated after listening to one piece!


In Partnership with CicCic, The Arts Centre Taunton


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Sunday 28 Oct 201819:30 Book Now
The Philippe Lemm Trio

Besides concerts and performances, The Philippe Lemm Trio also teach workshops and master classes all over the world.


Over the last 5 years, the trio developed a unique approach to rhythm section playing, exploring new ways to open up improvisation and inspiring musicians to search for new ways of playing. Open to musicians of all ages!


In partnership with CicCic, The Arts Centre, Taunton

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Monday 29 Oct 201819:00 Book Now
Jazz Master Class

This is the fifth and final Centenary Commemoration concert given by Somerset County Orchestra to mark the events of one hundred years ago. The orchestra are delighted to welcome back soprano Lorna Anderson.


  • Things to Come - Bliss
  • A Shropshire Lad - Butterworth
  • Severn Meadows - Gurney arr Keedes
  • A London Symphony (no 2) - Vaughan Williams

Book Tickets

Saturday 10 Nov 201819:30 Book Now
 Somerset County Orchestra

Commemorating the 100 year anniversary of

the end of WWI


Celebrating the 175th Anniversary of the founding of

Queen’s College


In this moving and poignant ‘Community Play’, playwright and director, Steve Eaton Evans, explores the relationships between the Hosegood siblings in the years preceding, during and after The Great War. Pacifism and faith compete with duty and honour in this powerful true story which follows the fortunes of former pupil and Head Boy Gilbert Hosegood who, along with two of his brothers, Ralph and Arnold, served his country fighting on the continent.


This moving and emotive production will involve students and staff from across the whole College, a ‘Community Play’ in commemoration of a community who served their country at home and abroad during the Great War.


Opening Soon!


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Tuesday 27 Nov 201813:00 Book Now (Closed)
Thursday 29 Nov 201819:00 Book Now (Closed)
Friday 30 Nov 201819:00 Book Now (Closed)
Saturday 1 Dec 201819:00 Book Now (Closed)
For Queen's and Country

Come and enjoy Mozart’s delightful Flute and Harp Concerto with soloists Sally Jenkins and Sally Hedges, Haydn Symphony No. 22 (The Philosopher) with 2 Cor Anglais and Beethoven’s charming 2nd Symphony in a pre-Christmas celebration with Somerset County Orchestra.

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Sunday 9 Dec 201815:00 Book Now
Somerset  County  Orchestra

The Queen's Singers' Christmas Concert


Join us for a festive concert of Christmas music in the beautifully refurbished Performing Arts Centre at Queen’s College.

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Monday 10 Dec 201819:30 Book Now
The Queen's  Singers

Taunton Concert Band present

A CHRISTMAS CONCERT


Taunton Concert Band is delighted to bring their annual Christmas Concert to Queen’s College for the first time. Join them for an evening full of festive frivolity and cheer under the musical direction of Martin Wills but do listen out for the occasional adventure into the darker side... a minor misdemeanour perhaps? All will be revealed as you step away from the hustle and bustle of your own Christmas preparations and treat yourself to a little musical respite.


For further information about our band please visit our website - tauntonconcertband.co.uk


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Saturday 15 Dec 201819:30 Book Now
Taunton Concert Band

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