Coming up:  29th June 2019

Join our volunteer guides for a walking tour of Taunton and explore the fascinating history of Somerset’s county town. In this tour, find out about the recruitment and conscription of soldiers, and the role the Jellalabad Barracks played in the First World War. Explore how the war impacted the Taunton and discover how the town and people coped during this difficult period. The tour will conclude with a remembrance of the town’s fallen soldiers and a look at how they have been memorialised for the generations to come.

£3.50, booking advised on 01823 255088.

Dates and locations

The Museum of Somerset
  • Saturday, 29th June 2019, 11:00 - 12:30

  • Tuesday, 23rd July 2019, 2:00 - 3:30