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‘Creatives Club’ Taunton

‘Creatives Club’ Taunton

  Meets second Tuesday of the month at the CICCIC, Taunton 8 – 10 pm Creatives Club is an informal networking group that meets to provide a place where the local, but dispersed community of professional creative people can come together to share interests, bounce ideas around, spark off one another, create opportunities, increase exposure, explore collaborations and build ventures. The […]

By January 19, 2014 Read More →
Innovation Night – 3D Design & Software

Innovation Night – 3D Design & Software

As part of our Autumn season of innovation nights at the CICCIC in Taunton we are hosting a Pecha Kucha style, high octane, high entertainment presentation platform promoting recent innovations in 3D design such as ‘augmented reality’, online marketing, 3D mapping, product and service development and the ‘state of the art’ in 3D software. £10 includes refreshments. This […]

By November 11, 2013 Read More →
‘Drawing together’ The Big Draw

‘Drawing together’ The Big Draw

A drawing exhibition and drawing workshops in Taunton High Street.The ‘Drawing together’ event will start with an open drawing exhibition staged at the Creative Innovation Centre on 17th Oct. There will be family friendly ‘drawing together’ workshops and activities throughout the two weeks as well as two performances of artists drawing with their easels in Taunton […]

By September 23, 2013 Read More →

Training & Workshops

Painting and Drawing  Art Classes – 10 Week Course

Painting and Drawing Art Classes – 10 Week Course

10 wk course starting Friday 2nd May 9.30 -12.30pm or 1-4pm . Price £120 If you are a complete beginner you will need to buy a start-up kit of tools which the tutor will provide. Introduction These classes have been designed for people who like to paint or create, either for leisure, update their professional […]

By February 5, 2014 Read More →
How to Sell Art & Creative Works Online

How to Sell Art & Creative Works Online

Overview: Every artist, musician or creative needs to make money and though exhibitions and the odd commission are one way to sell your work the internet is still the most useful and money making resource available to any artist but there is one problem…many do not use this effectively or understand how to optimise their […]

By October 8, 2013 Read More →
Life, the Universe… and Branding!

Life, the Universe… and Branding!

Introduction and overview: Hold on tight, we’re going in deep! This lively presentation explores the often misunderstood subject of Branding – what it is, how it works and why mastering it is essential for all business owners in today’s competitive marketplace. We also examine the impact of branding on our lives – the individual, society and our environment – […]

By October 2, 2013 Read More →

Shows, Exhibitions & Events

Sail On – Exhibition of Artist John Abraham

Sail On – Exhibition of Artist John Abraham

24 April – 22 May 2014. Open 9.30 – 12.30 Mon – Sat. Following the success of his debut exhibition ‘Sail Away’ at CICCIC in 2013, and a year which has taken him from strength to strength, John Abraham presents a new exhibition featuring a selection of his new work. The exhibition will include photographs by […]

By January 15, 2014 Read More →
A Somerset Sketchbook Exhibition

A Somerset Sketchbook Exhibition

STOP PRESS: ‘AN ARTIST’S LIFE’ – A TALK BY STELLA MURRAY WHATLEY Next Thursday, April 10th, Stella will be giving a talk about her life as an artist at CICIC, Paul Street in Taunton.. Some of you will have already seen her exhibition currently running at CICIC, and this is a great opportunity to hear about […]

By January 3, 2014 Read More →
“A Good Idea at the Time” Exhibition

“A Good Idea at the Time” Exhibition

13 Feb – 13 March 2014. 9.30 – 12.30 Monday to Friday. 9.00 – 5.00 Saturday. An exhibition of selected work by acclaimed Somerset Artists, father and son Andy and Leo Davey. Circumstances now allow father and son to share in their endeavours, Leo working from his gallery/studio in the town and Andy from his studio at […]

By January 1, 2014 Read More →

Creative Workshops

Painting and Drawing  Art Classes – 10 Week Course

Painting and Drawing Art Classes – 10 Week Course

10 wk course starting Friday 2nd May 9.30 -12.30pm or 1-4pm . Price £120 If you are a complete beginner you will need to buy a start-up kit of tools which the tutor will provide. Introduction These classes have been designed for people who like to paint or create, either for leisure, update their professional […]

By February 5, 2014 Read More →
‘Creatives Club’ Taunton

‘Creatives Club’ Taunton

  Meets second Tuesday of the month at the CICCIC, Taunton 8 – 10 pm Creatives Club is an informal networking group that meets to provide a place where the local, but dispersed community of professional creative people can come together to share interests, bounce ideas around, spark off one another, create opportunities, increase exposure, explore collaborations and build ventures. The […]

By January 19, 2014 Read More →
Creative Writing for Marketing and Leisure

Creative Writing for Marketing and Leisure

Wednesday evenings from 5:30pm to 7:30pm – Eight Weeks from 21/05/14 to 16/07/14. Next programme of workshops starts in  May This is a series of interactive workshops to provide an introduction to the craft of writing for a variety of media (print, web, stage & screen) and applications (from copy writing to the novel each […]

By October 16, 2013 Read More →

Business Focus

101 Marketing Ideas & Concepts Conference

101 Marketing Ideas & Concepts Conference

20th May 2014 – Creative Innovation Centre CIC, Taunton, TA1 3PF, 9.30am-4.30pm. Introduction Marketing is always at the top of any business agenda but coming up with ideas and concepts can be a challenge, but not any more if you attend our 101 Marketing Ideas & Concepts conference. At just £25 per person this innovative […]

By February 17, 2014 Read More →
The Innovation Café @ Tacchi-Morris

The Innovation Café @ Tacchi-Morris

The Innovation Café – @ Tacchi-Morris, Taunton 4 – 8pm, Tues 4th Feb. Free event. Introduction A highly interactive event exploring innovation and collaboration including presentations, knowledge exchange activities, networking, workshops, case studies and exemplar strategies. In Detail A chance to network and gain opportunities across the creative industries Innovation Case Studies and Speakers: Pete Davies, CEO, […]

By January 17, 2014 Read More →
Business Model Canvas Master Class

Business Model Canvas Master Class

An Open Innovation Master class delivered by Core Business Design in collaboration withSomerset County Council. Thursday February 6th, 2014, 10am-4pm. The Business Model Canvass (BMC) is a simple map / canvas of your organisation split into key areas such as ‘Customer Segments’ or ‘Key Partners’. This workshop will demonstrate to you the value of re-thinking the way […]

By October 16, 2013 Read More →

From Our Blog

‘Creative Club’ to open at CICCIC, Taunton

‘Creative Club’ to open at CICCIC, Taunton

Over 50 local practitioners met to discuss the future programming of the  ’Creative Club’ at the Creative Innovation Centre CIC, Taunton There were representatives from Music, Visual Arts, Performance, Photography, Film, Photography, 3 D Design and Makers, Media, Creative writing, Architecture, publishing, Graphics and Advertising. The group enjoyed films and presentations from a wide range […]

By February 12, 2014 Read More →
Jazz Night a Success with Conjunto Gringo

Jazz Night a Success with Conjunto Gringo

Andy Hague and his amazing new latin and cuban jazz band Conjunto Gringo performs at Creative Innovation Centre (CICCIC) on Jan 16th 2014. This amazing talented band provided a wealth of music nectar for over 70 people and was the first jazz night to our newly formed jazz club. VIEW MORE VIDEO OR SUBSCRIBE TO […]

By January 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
New Jazz Club Opens in Taunton Somerset with Award Winning Line-up for 2014

New Jazz Club Opens in Taunton Somerset with Award Winning Line-up for 2014

The Creative Innovation Centre, Paul Street, Taunton is moving into its 2nd year of operation and is delighted to announce a fabulous line up for its new Jazz Nights on Thursdays in 2014. CICCIC has become one of the best places in Somerset for culture vultures and creative people, appealing not only to music fans […]

By January 9, 2014 Read More →

Other Recent Posts

Night Train Jazz Thursday 27th March

Night Train Jazz Thursday 27th March

27th March 2014, 7.30-10.30pm. Night Train is a new locally based quartet lead by saxophonist Tim Hill and this time we have a fresh jazz funk set from the band. The band play modern jazz and grooves from bebop to Marvin Gaye and  features some of Somerset’s finest young players including guitarist  Ben Modley, bass […]

By March 21, 2014 Read More →
Philip Clouts Trio – Uplifting Melodic Jazz with Afro-Latino Flavours + support group ‘Boudicca’

Philip Clouts Trio – Uplifting Melodic Jazz with Afro-Latino Flavours + support group ‘Boudicca’

Thursday 13th March 2014 7.30 – 10.30pm. Pianist/composer Philip Clouts’ career has included playing at Ronnie Scotts, Symphony Hall, and Glastonbury and Womad festivals. Clouts is steeped both in the music of his native South Africa and in a diverse range of world musics which he has explored to critical acclaim with his larger outfit ZubopGambia […]

By March 11, 2014 Read More →
Comedy Night @CICCIC Taunton

Comedy Night @CICCIC Taunton

Join us for a barrel of laughs with our second of many comedy nights. The bar will be open, the humour racing wild and atmosphere a complete bundle of fun and laughter. Thursday March 6th – Doors open at 7.30pm. Just £7 per ticket in advance or £10 on the door.  Book online below. Limited […]

By March 6, 2014 Read More →