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    Amazing Live Music
    From rock, blues, jazz, indie, folk and many more great live music events at CICCIC - Click Here
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    Films
    Regular film screenings of the best movies around plus film club chats after movies - Click Here
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Music


  • FB Pocket orchestra
    October 26, 2018
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Doors open 7.30 – Music from 8pm.  Tickets £8 on line – £10 on the door. Concessions £5 – students, unwaged and income support.  The FB Pocket Orchestra  Blues, Ragtime, Hot Jazz, Songs and Dances from long ago. Working backwards from the 1930s, the FB Pocket Orchestra explores repertoire that formed the embryo of what (more…)


  • Surf Garage Night
    October 27, 2018
    8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Surf garage Night Doors open 7.30pm – music from 8pm Tickets £7 on line and £8 on the door. Concessions £5 students/unwaged/income support. The Creative Innovation Centre holds it’s 4th Surf Garage night on Saturday October the 27th. This highly successful night gives punters an explosive night featuring 2 live acts a vinyl DJ, plus (more…)


  • Philippe Lemm Trio
    October 28, 2018
    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Ciccic in association with Queens College, are excited to bring the fantastic Phillipe Lemm Trio, to Taunton, to play at Queen’s Main Hall this  Autumn. Concert starts 7.30pm – Tickets £15 – Concessions £12 – Students £8 The Philippe Lemm Trio are one of the most exciting jazz trio’s around today. The group’s repertoire draws (more…)


  • Gabrielle Ducomble
    November 3, 2018
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Gabrielle Ducomble – Doors open 7.30pm – concert 8pm Tickets £10 on line – £12 on the door Cons £5 – students/unwaged/income support  We are thrilled to bring this immense talent to play for us here at CICCIC. Celebrating the release of her third album Gabrielle has performed all over Europe and the USA, playing (more…)


  • Chris King Robinson
    November 10, 2018
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Chris King Robinson – Doors open 7:30pm – concert starts 8:00pm Tickets £9 Online – On the door £11 Chris King Robinson is currently the No.1 most followed Blues guitarist in the world on Twitter, with over 750,000 followers. In November 2013, his single ‘Lipstick On Her Cigar’ featured at No.1 in the iTunes & Amazon Blues (more…)


  • Flamenco Night
    November 16, 2018
    8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Flamenco Night/Show or Noche Flamenca Tickets £10 on the door/ £8 on line/ £5 concessions: student/unwaged/income support. An exciting evening of flamenco comes to Taunton on Friday 16th November. With the passionate dance, haunting song and rhythmic guitar of Southern Spain’s famous flamenco, the evening will be filled with fire and emotion. Dance from Karina Gracia, song and (more…)


  • Hulabaloo Improvisation Festival
    November 17, 2018 - November 18, 2018
    1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Hullabaloo – a festival of improvisation and sound. November 17/18th 2018   A two- day celebration, Hullabaloo explores improvisation and the spontaneity that is a key part of our creativity. Although centered on music, the festival also celebrates improvisation in visual art, comedy, drama and dance, as well as wider ideas of creativity, spontaneity and imagination.Hullabaloo (more…)


  • Big Band Sunday lunch concert
    November 18, 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!  The cafe is open for the duration for hot and cold drinks. The Sunday Big (more…)

Art


  • Friday morning art class
    September 7, 2018 - November 16, 2018
    9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Starting Sept 7th– Nov 16th. Fridays 9.30 -12.30 pm   (Half term break 26th Oct)   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 (more…)


  • Life Drawing
    September 7, 2018 - November 16, 2018
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

7th Sept to 16th Nov. Fridays 1 pm – 4 pm (half term break 26th Oct) £12 per session. Pay on the day or pre-book the term to reserve your place Introduction These classes have been designed for individuals who wish to draw, paint and cultivate their creative skills, either for leisure or to update (more…)


  • October 2, 2018 - October 27, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Showcase  Open 2nd Oct -27th Oct Tuesday – Saturday (Except Friday after 1pm) Preview night –  Wed 3rd Oct 6-9pm. Meet the quilters. All art lovers welcome. The South West Modern Quilt Guild (SW MQG) was formed in January 2016 by Chairman Sarah Ashford, Joan Herrington, Alice Blackledge and Fiona Pullen.  All founding members have (more…)


  • Life Drawing Class with Debbi Sutton - 22nd Oct 2018
    October 22, 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…)


  • October 27, 2018 - November 17, 2018
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

These classes have been designed for individuals who like to have fun drawing and painting and develop their creative skills for leisure. They aspire to stimulate debate, identify interests and encourage originality. Each workshop develops observational and technical skills, design and compositional understanding. Janet GlynnSmith is your tutor who has over thirty years’ experience teaching (more…)


  • Politics and Protest
    October 30, 2018 - November 11, 2018
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

30 October – 11 November – Open daily Tuesday to Thursday 10am to 4pm & Saturdays 10am to 4pm. Opening night and discussion Tuesday 30th October 6.30-9.00pm  THIS EXHIBITION IS PART OF THE HATPINS TO HASHTAGS PROGRAMME: HATPINS TO HASHTAGS  Hatpins to Hashtags, from the Feminist Archive South, is an exciting programme of free workshops, (more…)


  • Life Drawing Class with Debbi Sutton - 5th Nov 2018
    November 5, 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…)


  • 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…)


  • Go Create - Creative Gathering
    November 13, 2018
    7:30 pm - 10:30 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…)


  • Life Drawing Class with Debbi Sutton - 19th Nov 2018
    November 19, 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…)

Film


  • Brokeback Mountain
    October 28, 2018
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sunday Film Night – Doors open 6.30 pm – Film starts 7 pm – All tickets £5 “Brokeback Mountain” (2005) Cert 15 – running time 2 hr 14 mins – Director Ang Lee The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys, and their lives over the years. Storyline Two young men, Ennis (more…)


  • Day Of The Dead - Family Film & Fun
    November 4, 2018
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come and celebrate the Mexican Day of the Dead festival with the whole family at this FREE event! We will be watching the Disney film “Coco” and enjoying refreshments and activities. “Coco” is a PG rated film, which means that children under 8 should watch at a parent’s discretion. There will be gentle discussion and (more…)


  • LA Confidential
    November 11, 2018
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sunday film night – doors open 6.30 pm – film starts 7 pm – all tickets £5  “LA Confidential” (1997) Cert 18 – running time 2 hrs 18 mins – Director Curtis Hanson As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen – one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy – investigate a series of murders (more…)


  • 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…)

Community


  • Friday morning art class
    September 7, 2018 - November 16, 2018
    9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Starting Sept 7th– Nov 16th. Fridays 9.30 -12.30 pm   (Half term break 26th Oct)   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 (more…)


  • Life Drawing
    September 7, 2018 - November 16, 2018
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

7th Sept to 16th Nov. Fridays 1 pm – 4 pm (half term break 26th Oct) £12 per session. Pay on the day or pre-book the term to reserve your place Introduction These classes have been designed for individuals who wish to draw, paint and cultivate their creative skills, either for leisure or to update (more…)


  • 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…)


  • October 27, 2018 - November 17, 2018
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

These classes have been designed for individuals who like to have fun drawing and painting and develop their creative skills for leisure. They aspire to stimulate debate, identify interests and encourage originality. Each workshop develops observational and technical skills, design and compositional understanding. Janet GlynnSmith is your tutor who has over thirty years’ experience teaching (more…)


  • Digital Democracy Workshop
    November 3, 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Digital Democracy: taking activism online  Saturday 3rd & Tuesday 6th November, 10.00am-5.00pm.  Free one-day workshops for women/non-binary people. Explore self-hosting, Free & Open Source Software and practical ways of getting started and taking direct action online. Work on your own project ideas or develop a shared idea with a group. No coding skills required. See (more…)


  • Day Of The Dead - Family Film & Fun
    November 4, 2018
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come and celebrate the Mexican Day of the Dead festival with the whole family at this FREE event! We will be watching the Disney film “Coco” and enjoying refreshments and activities. “Coco” is a PG rated film, which means that children under 8 should watch at a parent’s discretion. There will be gentle discussion and (more…)


  • Digital Democracy Workshop
    November 6, 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Digital Democracy: taking activism online  Saturday 3rd & Tuesday 6th November, 10.00am-5.00pm.  Free one-day workshops for women/non-binary people. Explore self-hosting, Free & Open Source Software and practical ways of getting started and taking direct action online. Work on your own project ideas or develop a shared idea with a group. No coding skills required. See (more…)


  • Go Create - Creative Gathering
    November 13, 2018
    7:30 pm - 10:30 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…)


  • 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…)

Exhibitions


  • October 2, 2018 - October 27, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Showcase  Open 2nd Oct -27th Oct Tuesday – Saturday (Except Friday after 1pm) Preview night –  Wed 3rd Oct 6-9pm. Meet the quilters. All art lovers welcome. The South West Modern Quilt Guild (SW MQG) was formed in January 2016 by Chairman Sarah Ashford, Joan Herrington, Alice Blackledge and Fiona Pullen.  All founding members have (more…)


  • Politics and Protest
    October 30, 2018 - November 11, 2018
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

30 October – 11 November – Open daily Tuesday to Thursday 10am to 4pm & Saturdays 10am to 4pm. Opening night and discussion Tuesday 30th October 6.30-9.00pm  THIS EXHIBITION IS PART OF THE HATPINS TO HASHTAGS PROGRAMME: HATPINS TO HASHTAGS  Hatpins to Hashtags, from the Feminist Archive South, is an exciting programme of free workshops, (more…)


  • 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 – 9pm An International showcase of the arts in all it’s amazing, creative and inspiring diversity of forms. The exhibition and events will (more…)

Theatre

Workshop


  • Friday morning art class
    September 7, 2018 - November 16, 2018
    9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Starting Sept 7th– Nov 16th. Fridays 9.30 -12.30 pm   (Half term break 26th Oct)   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 (more…)


  • Life Drawing
    September 7, 2018 - November 16, 2018
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

7th Sept to 16th Nov. Fridays 1 pm – 4 pm (half term break 26th Oct) £12 per session. Pay on the day or pre-book the term to reserve your place Introduction These classes have been designed for individuals who wish to draw, paint and cultivate their creative skills, either for leisure or to update (more…)


  • Life Drawing Class with Debbi Sutton - 22nd Oct 2018
    October 22, 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…)


  • 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…)


  • October 27, 2018 - November 17, 2018
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

These classes have been designed for individuals who like to have fun drawing and painting and develop their creative skills for leisure. They aspire to stimulate debate, identify interests and encourage originality. Each workshop develops observational and technical skills, design and compositional understanding. Janet GlynnSmith is your tutor who has over thirty years’ experience teaching (more…)


  • Philippe Lemm Trio
    October 28, 2018
    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Ciccic in association with Queens College, are excited to bring the fantastic Phillipe Lemm Trio, to Taunton, to play at Queen’s Main Hall this  Autumn. Concert starts 7.30pm – Tickets £15 – Concessions £12 – Students £8 The Philippe Lemm Trio are one of the most exciting jazz trio’s around today. The group’s repertoire draws (more…)


  • Digital Democracy Workshop
    November 3, 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Digital Democracy: taking activism online  Saturday 3rd & Tuesday 6th November, 10.00am-5.00pm.  Free one-day workshops for women/non-binary people. Explore self-hosting, Free & Open Source Software and practical ways of getting started and taking direct action online. Work on your own project ideas or develop a shared idea with a group. No coding skills required. See (more…)


  • Life Drawing Class with Debbi Sutton - 5th Nov 2018
    November 5, 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…)


  • Digital Democracy Workshop
    November 6, 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Digital Democracy: taking activism online  Saturday 3rd & Tuesday 6th November, 10.00am-5.00pm.  Free one-day workshops for women/non-binary people. Explore self-hosting, Free & Open Source Software and practical ways of getting started and taking direct action online. Work on your own project ideas or develop a shared idea with a group. No coding skills required. See (more…)