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Palestine: What Hope Peace – Documentary Film from Independent Journalist Kerry-anne Mendoza

Palestine: What Hope Peace – Documentary Film from Independent Journalist Kerry-anne Mendoza

Friday 13 March – Doors open 7.00 for 7.30 start.  Approx 10.00 pm finish.  Bar open from 7.00 pm. Cost per person £5.00. Introduction/overview: Kerry-anne, an Independent Journalist and writer, has been visiting Palestine and Israel since she was a young student in 2002.  At that time she committed not to forget the Palestinians.  She made […]

By January 6, 2015 Read More →
Swing & Jive Dance Night

Swing & Jive Dance Night

Friday Jan. 30th. Tickets £8 online £10 on the door. 7.30pm-11.00pm. Join us for an amazing night of jive and swing dancing which also includes 2 Lessons plus lots of free dance time to Big Band Jazz of the 30s and 40s. All welcome for a great fun dance evening – no previous experience necessary. […]

By January 5, 2015 Read More →
Internationally Renowned Poet Martyn Crucefix Reads at Poetry Event at CICCIC on 5th Feb

Internationally Renowned Poet Martyn Crucefix Reads at Poetry Event at CICCIC on 5th Feb

Join the Fire River Poets at CICCIC on Feb 5th to hear the internationally renowned poet Martyn Crucefix read some of his works. Plus get a chance to learn more about Fire River Poets and perhaps even get involved. Biographical Details Martyn Crucefix has won numerous prizes including a major Eric Gregory award and a Hawthornden […]

By January 5, 2015 Read More →
Happier People Healthier Planet: How putting well-being first would help sustain life on earth.

Happier People Healthier Planet: How putting well-being first would help sustain life on earth.

19 March 2015 Refreshments from 2pm Event starts at 2.30 Cost per person: £3, students or benefits claimants: £1 Introduction  and overview: Introduction by Molly Scott Cato, MEP. Though a Green, Molly will be speaking in her capacity as a Member of the European Parliament serving the entire community rather than as a party politician. Speaker: […]

By December 23, 2014 Read More →

Training & Workshops

Express Your Creativity With Acrylic Paint- It’s a Whole World of Possibilities!

Express Your Creativity With Acrylic Paint- It’s a Whole World of Possibilities!

Wednesday March 25th 9.30am – 12.30 Workshop overview : A great opportunity to experiment with Acrylic paint and mixed- media. Acquire lots of different techniques and discover fun, quick easy ways to paint and create interesting artwork. See painting demo’s Acrylic paint, ink, markers, sprays using collage, painting, printing, layering and take part in paint along sessions. […]

By February 19, 2015 Read More →
Painting and Drawing  Art Workshops

Painting and Drawing Art Workshops

Fridays 9.30 -12.30pm or 1-4pm .  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 group to a variety of techniques and assorted visual […]

By December 21, 2014 Read More →
Creative Blocks into Creative Bricks: Building a Strong Foundation for Inspiration

Creative Blocks into Creative Bricks: Building a Strong Foundation for Inspiration

26th Nov 9-9.30 start finish 12.30  (teas and coffees provided). Cost per person £25 (50% subsidised by Taunton Deane). Max No: 20. Introduction: A tour of your creative mind, body and soul in a workshop focused on your own physiological and neurological relationship with creativity. Developing your ‘sustained focus’ attention to improve and sensitise your […]

By October 16, 2014 Read More →
Master class ‘Creatives Club’ Taunton Deane – Finance for Creative Industries

Master class ‘Creatives Club’ Taunton Deane – Finance for Creative Industries

Wednesday Nov 26th 12.30 – 4.30pm Cost per person £25 ( Subsidised by Taunton Deane Borough Council) Max No: 12 Accountancy for Creative Industries and the Not For Profit Sector. Introduction This visual and interactive workshop is focused around demystifying all issues financial and teaching individuals the basics required for running their business. Many individuals […]

By October 3, 2014 Read More →

Shows, Exhibitions & Events

Ronald Cann Exhibition: Scenes From Recent Travels

Ronald Cann Exhibition: Scenes From Recent Travels

An exciting exhibition of paintings by a well known local artist 18 February – 17 March 2015 Open Mon- Sat 9.30- 12.30pm. Introduction  The exhibition features a wide range of rich and intricate colour studies based on Ron’s travels around the world. The viewer will be taken to each location and experience Ron’s unique visual take […]

By January 7, 2015 Read More →
Colour Me Happy – An exhibition of paintings by Carmen Veliz

Colour Me Happy – An exhibition of paintings by Carmen Veliz

26 March – 23 April 2015 Monday – Saturday 9.30-12.30pm Introduction: Carmen’s work is influenced by her cultural roots in Chile. Her inspiration comes from experience gathered while travelling in many different continents. Where ever she puts down roots, she creates – in her home and garden, using objects collected from far off places; shapes, […]

By December 22, 2014 Read More →
LIFE – An exhibition of Life Drawings by Norman Steel

LIFE – An exhibition of Life Drawings by Norman Steel

  An exhibition of drawings and paintings by Taunton artist Norman Steel 15 January – 11 February 2015 The exhibition is open from 9.30am – 12.30pm Monday to Saturday. Norman Steel is a Taunton-based artist, often seen around town sketching Taunton people as they simply go about their business. Four of his paintings were selected for the […]

By November 6, 2014 Read More →
Comedy Night – O’Shea & O’Gaukroger, Comedy Duo Present ‘We’re Dead Serious.’ Plus live music from Boudicca.

Comedy Night – O’Shea & O’Gaukroger, Comedy Duo Present ‘We’re Dead Serious.’ Plus live music from Boudicca.

Friday 12th December 2014. 8-9pm (comedy) 9.30-10.45 (live music). Cost per person £7. Spaces Limited. People just keep laughing. Join us for an intimate comedy night and live music. Enjoy a glass of wine or beer at CICCIC comedy night with O’Shea & O’Gaukroger who present ‘We’re Dead Serious. People Just Keep Laughing.’ – UK Autumn Tour 2014. […]

By November 5, 2014 Read More →

Creative Workshops

Express Your Creativity With Acrylic Paint- It’s a Whole World of Possibilities!

Express Your Creativity With Acrylic Paint- It’s a Whole World of Possibilities!

Wednesday March 25th 9.30am – 12.30 Workshop overview : A great opportunity to experiment with Acrylic paint and mixed- media. Acquire lots of different techniques and discover fun, quick easy ways to paint and create interesting artwork. See painting demo’s Acrylic paint, ink, markers, sprays using collage, painting, printing, layering and take part in paint along sessions. […]

By February 19, 2015 Read More →
Painting and Drawing  Art Workshops

Painting and Drawing Art Workshops

Fridays 9.30 -12.30pm or 1-4pm .  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 group to a variety of techniques and assorted visual […]

By December 21, 2014 Read More →
Creative Blocks into Creative Bricks: Building a Strong Foundation for Inspiration

Creative Blocks into Creative Bricks: Building a Strong Foundation for Inspiration

26th Nov 9-9.30 start finish 12.30  (teas and coffees provided). Cost per person £25 (50% subsidised by Taunton Deane). Max No: 20. Introduction: A tour of your creative mind, body and soul in a workshop focused on your own physiological and neurological relationship with creativity. Developing your ‘sustained focus’ attention to improve and sensitise your […]

By October 16, 2014 Read More →
Master class ‘Creatives Club’ Taunton Deane – Finance for Creative Industries

Master class ‘Creatives Club’ Taunton Deane – Finance for Creative Industries

Wednesday Nov 26th 12.30 – 4.30pm Cost per person £25 ( Subsidised by Taunton Deane Borough Council) Max No: 12 Accountancy for Creative Industries and the Not For Profit Sector. Introduction This visual and interactive workshop is focused around demystifying all issues financial and teaching individuals the basics required for running their business. Many individuals […]

By October 3, 2014 Read More →

Business Focus

Adventures of a Renewable Energy Co-operative – A Presentation by Brendon Energy

Adventures of a Renewable Energy Co-operative – A Presentation by Brendon Energy

Wednesday 18th March 2015 at 7.30 PM Brendon Energy is a community co-operative (i.e. a not-for-profit body) set-up in 2011 to develop local renewable energy schemes which benefit the local community. Their projects: generate clean, renewable energy and help to fight climate change provide free electricity to the community buildings where the power is generated […]

By December 22, 2014 Read More →
Creative Blocks into Creative Bricks: Building a Strong Foundation for Inspiration

Creative Blocks into Creative Bricks: Building a Strong Foundation for Inspiration

26th Nov 9-9.30 start finish 12.30  (teas and coffees provided). Cost per person £25 (50% subsidised by Taunton Deane). Max No: 20. Introduction: A tour of your creative mind, body and soul in a workshop focused on your own physiological and neurological relationship with creativity. Developing your ‘sustained focus’ attention to improve and sensitise your […]

By October 16, 2014 Read More →
Master class ‘Creatives Club’ Taunton Deane – Finance for Creative Industries

Master class ‘Creatives Club’ Taunton Deane – Finance for Creative Industries

Wednesday Nov 26th 12.30 – 4.30pm Cost per person £25 ( Subsidised by Taunton Deane Borough Council) Max No: 12 Accountancy for Creative Industries and the Not For Profit Sector. Introduction This visual and interactive workshop is focused around demystifying all issues financial and teaching individuals the basics required for running their business. Many individuals […]

By October 3, 2014 Read More →
Get up to Speed Roadshow- 8th October 2014

Get up to Speed Roadshow- 8th October 2014

The Get up to Speed team along with Taunton Deane Borough Council are supporting a series of events designed to help businesses understand what superfast broadband can you for you and ways it can help you save money, increase sales and improve resilience. The roadshow includes a session on top 10 e-marketing tips for your […]

By September 30, 2014 Read More →

From Our Blog

Volunteers Needed for Borough Wide Taunton Deane WW1 Centenary Project

Volunteers Needed for Borough Wide Taunton Deane WW1 Centenary Project

Following on from the success of CICCIC’s Pitminster Parish WW1 Centenary project we are pleased to announce that CICCIC has obtained funding through the Heritage Lottery Fund and Somerset Armed Forces Community Covenant to produce a borough wide WW1 centenary project but we need volunteers to help. In short, we will be running over 18 […]

By February 25, 2015 Read More →
Palestine: What Hope Peace – Documentary Film from Independent Journalist Kerry-anne Mendoza

Palestine: What Hope Peace – Documentary Film from Independent Journalist Kerry-anne Mendoza

Friday 13 March – Doors open 7.00 for 7.30 start.  Approx 10.00 pm finish.  Bar open from 7.00 pm. Cost per person £5.00. Introduction/overview: Kerry-anne, an Independent Journalist and writer, has been visiting Palestine and Israel since she was a young student in 2002.  At that time she committed not to forget the Palestinians.  She made […]

By January 6, 2015 Read More →
Quick Fire Improvisation Show Instant Wit @CICCIC Sat March 21st

Quick Fire Improvisation Show Instant Wit @CICCIC Sat March 21st

March 2015. Tickets £8 online £10 on the door. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Join us for one of the funniest improvisation shows since Who’s Line Is It Anyway and all in the exclusive and intimate CICCIC venue with licensed bar and candle light. The Show A quick-fire comedy improvisation show packed full of sketches, gags, songs, surreal situations, […]

By December 22, 2014 Read More →
Top UK Blues Guitarist Comes to Taunton

Top UK Blues Guitarist Comes to Taunton

Twitter’s number-one most followed Blues Guitarist worldwide, Chris King Robinson, accompanied by his band of talented musicians, will be performing at Taunton’s CICCIC on Saturday 13th December on the venue’s first Blues Guitar Night. Discovered in 2012 by the prestigious guitar manufacturer Fender as being one of the top undiscovered guitarists in the UK, Robinson, […]

By December 9, 2014 Read More →

Other Recent Posts

Acoustic Music Night Sat 28th Feb – 3 Amazing Artists

Acoustic Music Night Sat 28th Feb – 3 Amazing Artists

Tickets £7 online or £9 on the door. Concessions for students and over 65′s £6 online or £8 on the door. Overview This amazing line-up of acoustic songwriters, guitarists and singers bring the whole spectrum of the acoustic music to life in Taunton on Saturday Feb 28th and an excellent price for hearing from 3 well-seasoned […]

By January 6, 2015 Read More →
Cancelled – International Music Night – Rabi Gabi – Moravian Klezmer Music – Thurs 12th March

Cancelled – International Music Night – Rabi Gabi – Moravian Klezmer Music – Thurs 12th March

We apologise but this event has been cancelled due circumstances out of our control. We are looking for alternatives and will keep this page updated.  A unique chance to see and hear international folk music with our guests Rabi Gabi from Czech Moravian town of Uherské Hradiště. Rabi Gabi play a crossover of Jewish style klezmer, […]

By January 6, 2015 Read More →
Fundraise Friday for Bicycle Park for CICCIC Featuring Random Shuffle Friday 20th March

Fundraise Friday for Bicycle Park for CICCIC Featuring Random Shuffle Friday 20th March

Tickets £5 online or £6 on the door. Be entertained by amazing band Random Shuffle and help us raise money for a new bicycle park for CICCIC so visitors to CICCIC can safely lock their bikes and enjoy all the arts and culture we offer to the community. Band Detail Random Shuffle is a group […]

By December 22, 2014 Read More →
Acoustic Music Night Sat March 28th – 3 Amazing Singer/Songwriters & Musicians

Acoustic Music Night Sat March 28th – 3 Amazing Singer/Songwriters & Musicians

Tickets £7 online or £9 on the door. Concessions for students and over 65′s £6 online or £8 on the door. This amazing line-up of acoustic songwriters, guitarists and singers bring the whole spectrum of the acoustic music to life in Taunton on Saturday March 28th 2015 and an excellent price for hearing from 3 amazing and […]

By December 22, 2014 Read More →
Folk Music Night Sat April 4th Featuring Southern Belle & Stampita

Folk Music Night Sat April 4th Featuring Southern Belle & Stampita

Tickets £7 online or £9 on the door. Concessions for students and over 65′s £6 online or £8 on the door. Overview This amazing line-up of folk singers, musicians, songwriters and performers bring the whole folk music scene alive in Taunton on Saturday March 7th and an excellent price for hearing from well seasoned artists from […]

By December 21, 2014 Read More →