Temple Methodist Church

Temple Methodist Church
Upper High Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 3PY
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Dinosaurs: New Visions of a Lost World with Michael J. Benton

Dinosaurs are not what you thought they were - or at least, they didn't look like you thought they did. The world-leading palaeontologist Michael J. Benton brings us a new visual guide to the world of the dinosaurs, showing how rapid advances in technology and amazing new fossil finds have changed the way we see dinosaurs…

Fri 19 Nov


How Britain Ends: English Nationalism and the Rebirth of Four Nations

In his most recent book How Britain Ends (February2021). Gavin explores the possibility of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland reinventing itself or, as the title suggests, coming to an end. The book examines what "being British" might mean in the 21st century - if anything - and whether the UK, which…

Tue 9 Nov


Meg Clothier - Sea Fever, A British Maritime Miscellany

PLEASE NOTE, THIS EVENT WAS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR 16TH SEPTEMBER Are you all at sea by the seaside?We are an island nation, surrounded on all sides by waters which provide us with everything from food to fun. But when it comes to really understanding the ins and outs, we sometimes find ourselves … less than shipshape.

Tue 23 Nov


Peter Hain - A Pretoria Boy

The powerful and timely story of Peter Hains political life fighting South African apartheid and modern-day corruption. Peter Hain has had a dramatic 50-year political career, in Britain and his native South Africa. This is the story of that extraordinary journey, from Pretoria to the House of Lords. Hain vividly…

Fri 26 Nov


Robin Ince - The Importance of Being Interested

A delightful and scintillating hymn to science.' Carlo Rovelli.  Comedian Robin Ince quickly abandoned science at school, bored by a fog of dull lessons and intimidated by the barrage of equations. But, twenty years later, he fell in love and he now presents one of the world's most popular science podcasts. Every year he…

Fri 29 Oct


Saul David - SBS: Silent Warriors

PLEASE NOTE, THIS TALK WAS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY 9 NOVEMBER. From award-winning historian Saul David, the first authorised history of the SBS. Britain's SBS - or Special Boat Service - was the world's first maritime special operations unit. Founded in the dark days of 1940, it started as a small and…

Wed 10 Nov


Stephen Moss - Britains Favourite Birds: The Robin, Wren, Swallow & Swan

Somerset author and naturalist Stephen Moss talks about his quartet of 'bird biographies', including his latest volume on The Swan. Through Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter, Stephen Moss traces the lifecycle of the swan. From its arrival in the UK in Spring to its extraordinary winter migration to warmer climes, to the…

Tue 7 Dec


The Trumpet Shall Sound

Trumpet Soloist David Shead music by Corelli, Neruda & Vaughan Williams 'The Lark Ascending'.

Sun 5 Dec