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    Life Drawing and Painting & Drawing Workshops for 2018 - Click Here
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    Amazing Live Music
    From rock, blues, jazz, indie, folk and many more great live music events at CICCIC - Click Here
  • Films
    Films
    Regular film screenings of the best movies around plus film club chats after movies - Click Here
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    Art Exhibitions
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Music


  • Live Music - Dario Napoli - Gypsy Jazz
    November 23, 2018
    7:30 pm - 10:45 pm

We are delighted to present here at CICCIC  acclaimed composer and jazz guitarist Dario Napoli. Doors  7.30 pm – Start 8 pm Tickets £9 online – £10 on the door Concessions £5 (students, unwaged & supported income) Dario Napoli Modern Manouche Project: Although sinti guitarist Django Reinhardt is the main inspiration behind the trio, in (more…)


  • Gentlemen of Few
    November 24, 2018
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

This concert has been postponed until 2019 – new date will be advertsied shortly.   Gentlemen of Few – Doors open 7.30pm – Music from 8pm Tickets £12 on the door – £10 advance online – £8 concessions online (students/unwaged/income support. BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Finalists, Gentlemen of Few, play an eclectic blend of (more…)


  • Surf Garage Night
    December 1, 2018
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

On Saturday 1st December 2018 the CICCIC holds its 5th “Surf Garage Rock n Rock Night”.  Doors open 7.30pm – music from 8pm Tickets £10 on the door, £8 on line, £5 concessions student/unwaged/supported income. Headling this time will be Bristol’s “The Hawkmen”. Drawing from an array of influences such as rhythm and blues, soul, (more…)


  • Southern Belle
    December 7, 2018
    8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Tickets at £10/8/5 Doors 7.30pm. Start 8pm Southern Belle will perform a selection of old time songs and tunes originating from the Appalachian Mountains. Old time music is pre-bluegrass with the roots originating from African, Irish and European workers that merged their own genres together in the US using the banjo and fiddle. The fiddle and banjo (more…)


  • The Crystal Stream
    December 8, 2018
    8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Tickets £10 online £12 on the door. Doors open at 7.30pm – Concert from 8pm The Crystal Spring is a UK-based improvising duo who use British folksongs as the starting point for improvisation.  The Crystal Spring was inspired by the aesthetic of Swedish jazz pianist Jan Johansson who pioneered this work with Swedish folksongs in (more…)


  • Louis & the Iguanas
    December 15, 2018
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tickets £9 on line – Door price £11  Doors open 7.30pm Band on at 8pm  ( concessions £8 – student/unwaged ) What do we play? Ska, Reggae, Funk, Soul and Rock n Roll. We love the big dubby numbers by artists such as Black Uhuru, as well as the lighter Ska songs by Prince Buster, (more…)


  • Big Band Sunday lunch concert
    December 16, 2018
    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Doors open 12pm. Band on from 12.15- 1.15. Tickets £5 online or door.  (booking online is the only guarantee of entry as these concerts are proving very popular!) Come and enjoy a big band jazz session before your Sunday lunch! Concert is from 12.15 to 1.15pm – the cafe is open for the duration for (more…)


  • Christmas at the Musicals
    December 18, 2018
    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Christmas At The Musicals – with Mary-Jess & Joanna Forest Doors Open 7pm – Concert from 7.30pm.   Tickets £15  – VIP Tickets available at £35 VIP tickets are available on a first come first served basis and include a pre-show Meet & Greet with Mary-Jess and Joanna Forest at 6.30pm, light refreshments during the Meet & (more…)

Art


  • November 13, 2018 - November 24, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

‘Just 3 Painters’ Exhibition open Tue-Sat  9.30-4pm 13th – 24th Nov (Except for Fridays) Preview night 6-9pm Wed 14th Nov – All art lovers welcome This exhibition consists of a wide range of work created by 3 local artists. Local landscapes, still life, abstracted compositions created using a wide range of media and techniques. The range (more…)


  • International Art Exhibition
    November 27, 2018 - January 12, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Celebrating International Arts & Culture: International Exhibition November 27th 2018 – January 12th 2019  Open daily: Tuesday – Saturday 10 am to 4pm (not Friday afternoons) Opening Night Saturday 8th December 6pm – 7pm Concert 7 – 11pm ( WAG members free – Non Members welcome £10 per ticket) An International showcase of the arts in (more…)


  • Life Drawing Class with Debbi Sutton - 3rd Dec 2018
    December 3, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Alternate Mondays 7:30-9:30pm. £10 per session. Pay on the day Dates for this term: 10th & 24th September 8th & 22nd October 5th & 19th November 3rd December   Introduction These classes have been designed for individuals who wish to draw, paint and cultivate their creative skills, either for leisure or to update their professional (more…)


  • Go Create - Creative Gathering
    December 11, 2018
    7:30 pm - 10:55 pm

Meets second Tuesday of the month at the CICCIC, Taunton 7.30 – 10 pm GO CREATE – “SEEKING, ENCOURAGING AND PROMOTING CREATIVITY” As from this April Go Create will be running a monthly gathering of creative people at the Creative Innovation Centre in Paul Street Taunton, to inspire and develop creative projects and collaborations in the Taunton (more…)


  • Friday morning art class 10wks
    January 11, 2019 - January 18, 2019
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Starting Jan 11th– March 22nd. Fridays 9.30 -12.30 pm   (Half term break 22nd Feb)   Introduction These classes have been designed for individuals who wish to draw, paint and cultivate their creative skills, either for leisure or to update their professional practice. Each session is delivered by an experienced art tutor who will introduce the (more…)


  • Life Drawing
    January 11, 2019 - March 22, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

11th Jan – 22nd March . Fridays 1 pm – 4 pm (half term break 22nd Feb)  Life Drawing Art Class These classes are open to individuals of all abilities who wish to develop their life drawing skills. We work in a creative, sympathetic environment using a variety of poses and models. In order to expand (more…)

Film


  • Mulholland Drive
    November 25, 2018
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sunday Film Night – Doors open 6.30 pm – Film starts 7 pm – All tickets £5  “Mulholland Drive” (2001) – Cert 15 – Running Time 2 hrs 21 mins – Director David Lynch After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues (more…)


  • Chinatown
    December 9, 2018
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sunday Film club – Doors open 6.30 pm – Film starts 7 pm – All tickets £5  “Chinatown” (1974) Cert X – Running time 2 hrs 10 mins – Director Roman Polanski A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder. Storyline JJ ‘Jake’ (more…)


  • Burn After Reading
    January 6, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Doors open 6.30 pm – Film from 7 pm.   All tickets £5 A disk containing mysterious information from a CIA agent ends up in the hands of two unscrupulous and daft gym employees who attempt to sell it. The first of two films from the Coen Brothers: Storyline Osbourne Cox, a Balkan expert, resigned from (more…)


  • inside llewan davis
    January 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sunday film night – doors open 6.30 pm – film starts 7 pm – all tickets £5  A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. The second film shown to highlight the Coen Brothers work. Storyline Follow a week in the life of a (more…)


  • Lives of Others
    March 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sunday film night – doors open 6.30 pm – film starts 7 pm – all tickets £5  In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives. The first in a series of films set in Germany shown through (more…)

Community


  • October 23, 2018 - November 27, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Introducing –Writing/Drawing for Pleasure  -group  facilitator-Zoe Ainsworth-Grigg WWW.ZOEAINSWORTHGRIGGBOOKS.COM Hi, I’m Zoe and for the last three years I have facilitated Creative Writing at Taunton Library.  In October I am starting another group at CICCIC. CICCIC   2.00pm starting on 25th September and thereafter  on the 4th Tuesday of the month. Free except for refreshments Here is (more…)


  • Go Create - Creative Gathering
    December 11, 2018
    7:30 pm - 10:55 pm

Meets second Tuesday of the month at the CICCIC, Taunton 7.30 – 10 pm GO CREATE – “SEEKING, ENCOURAGING AND PROMOTING CREATIVITY” As from this April Go Create will be running a monthly gathering of creative people at the Creative Innovation Centre in Paul Street Taunton, to inspire and develop creative projects and collaborations in the Taunton (more…)


  • Burn After Reading
    January 6, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Doors open 6.30 pm – Film from 7 pm.   All tickets £5 A disk containing mysterious information from a CIA agent ends up in the hands of two unscrupulous and daft gym employees who attempt to sell it. The first of two films from the Coen Brothers: Storyline Osbourne Cox, a Balkan expert, resigned from (more…)


  • Friday morning art class 10wks
    January 11, 2019 - January 18, 2019
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Starting Jan 11th– March 22nd. Fridays 9.30 -12.30 pm   (Half term break 22nd Feb)   Introduction These classes have been designed for individuals who wish to draw, paint and cultivate their creative skills, either for leisure or to update their professional practice. Each session is delivered by an experienced art tutor who will introduce the (more…)


  • Life Drawing
    January 11, 2019 - March 22, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

11th Jan – 22nd March . Fridays 1 pm – 4 pm (half term break 22nd Feb)  Life Drawing Art Class These classes are open to individuals of all abilities who wish to develop their life drawing skills. We work in a creative, sympathetic environment using a variety of poses and models. In order to expand (more…)


  • inside llewan davis
    January 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sunday film night – doors open 6.30 pm – film starts 7 pm – all tickets £5  A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. The second film shown to highlight the Coen Brothers work. Storyline Follow a week in the life of a (more…)


  • Lives of Others
    March 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sunday film night – doors open 6.30 pm – film starts 7 pm – all tickets £5  In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives. The first in a series of films set in Germany shown through (more…)


  • Baader Meinhof Complex
    March 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sunday film night – doors open 6.30 pm – film starts 7 pm – all tickets £5  A look at Germany’s terrorist group, The Red Army Faction (RAF), which organized bombings, robberies, kidnappings and assassinations in the late 1960s and ’70s. The second of three films set in Post War Germany. Storyline Germany in the (more…)

Exhibitions


  • November 13, 2018 - November 24, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

‘Just 3 Painters’ Exhibition open Tue-Sat  9.30-4pm 13th – 24th Nov (Except for Fridays) Preview night 6-9pm Wed 14th Nov – All art lovers welcome This exhibition consists of a wide range of work created by 3 local artists. Local landscapes, still life, abstracted compositions created using a wide range of media and techniques. The range (more…)


  • International Art Exhibition
    November 27, 2018 - January 12, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Celebrating International Arts & Culture: International Exhibition November 27th 2018 – January 12th 2019  Open daily: Tuesday – Saturday 10 am to 4pm (not Friday afternoons) Opening Night Saturday 8th December 6pm – 7pm Concert 7 – 11pm ( WAG members free – Non Members welcome £10 per ticket) An International showcase of the arts in (more…)

Theatre

Workshop


  • October 23, 2018 - November 27, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Introducing –Writing/Drawing for Pleasure  -group  facilitator-Zoe Ainsworth-Grigg WWW.ZOEAINSWORTHGRIGGBOOKS.COM Hi, I’m Zoe and for the last three years I have facilitated Creative Writing at Taunton Library.  In October I am starting another group at CICCIC. CICCIC   2.00pm starting on 25th September and thereafter  on the 4th Tuesday of the month. Free except for refreshments Here is (more…)


  • Writing Childrens' Fiction - taster
    November 21, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

How to Write Children’s Fiction: Taster Session 7 – 9 pm Wednesday 21st November Please join us on a taster session and have the opportunity to sign up for a 10-week writing course in the New Year In a supportive group and an art evoking environment, learners will have an overview of picture books to (more…)


  • Life Drawing Class with Debbi Sutton - 3rd Dec 2018
    December 3, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Alternate Mondays 7:30-9:30pm. £10 per session. Pay on the day Dates for this term: 10th & 24th September 8th & 22nd October 5th & 19th November 3rd December   Introduction These classes have been designed for individuals who wish to draw, paint and cultivate their creative skills, either for leisure or to update their professional (more…)


  • Friday morning art class 10wks
    January 11, 2019 - January 18, 2019
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Starting Jan 11th– March 22nd. Fridays 9.30 -12.30 pm   (Half term break 22nd Feb)   Introduction These classes have been designed for individuals who wish to draw, paint and cultivate their creative skills, either for leisure or to update their professional practice. Each session is delivered by an experienced art tutor who will introduce the (more…)


  • Life Drawing
    January 11, 2019 - March 22, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

11th Jan – 22nd March . Fridays 1 pm – 4 pm (half term break 22nd Feb)  Life Drawing Art Class These classes are open to individuals of all abilities who wish to develop their life drawing skills. We work in a creative, sympathetic environment using a variety of poses and models. In order to expand (more…)