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    Life Drawing and Painting & Drawing Workshops for 2018 - Click Here
  • Amazing Live Music
    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
    As the biggest gallery in Taunton we house some of the most exciting works of art in Somerset - Click Here

Music


  • Live Music: Helele. Part of the African Art and Cultural showcase Preview
    September 4, 2018 - September 29, 2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

African Art and Cultural showcase 4th – 29th Sept  Preview night Wednesday 5th Sept  6-10pm with music and talks. An educational Exhibition consisting of a wide range of historical artifacts from the continent of Africa with talks, workshops and music to complement the diverse range of African culture and history. Schools and College groups are (more…)


  • Louis & the Iguanas
    September 21, 2018
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tickets £9 on line – Door price £10  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…)


  • Jon Amor
    September 22, 2018
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

UNFORTUNATELY THIS GIG HAS BEEN POSTPONED BY THE ARTIST DUE TO OTHER COMMITMENTS _ WE WILL RE BOOK IN THE NEW YEAR Jon Amor: Doors open 7.30pm – Concert starts 8 pm. Tickets £8 on line – £10 on the door. Concessions £5 – students/unwaged/income support.   Jon Amor rose to prominence on the British (more…)


  • Annika Skoogh Quartet
    September 28, 2018
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

 The Annika Skoogh Quartet: Doors open 7.30pm – Concert from 8pm Tickets £12 on line – £10 on the door. Cons £5 – students/unwaged/income support. The Annika Skoogh Quartet are an exciting project and led by multilingual Swedish singer Annika Skoogh. Annika is making a name for herself on the jazz scene as a vibrant (more…)


  • Andrew Riverstone
    September 29, 2018
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Andrew Riverstone – Doors Open 7.30pm – Concert starts 8pm  Tickets £8 on line or £10 on the door. Concessions £5 – students/unwaged/income support. Andrew Riverstone’s music pays homage to classic artists from the late 60’s and 70’s Crosby,Stills & Nash, JJ Cale, Tom Petty, Jimi Hendrix, and Howling Wolf. His distinctive guitarwork draws on years of experience as a (more…)


  • Showcase Open Mic Night FREE
    October 5, 2018
    7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

  CICCIC’s Open Mic Night will now be hosted by Gordon Campbell & Su Mo who welcome you, the audience and performers to showcase ideas / pieces / songs / poems/ comedy theatre / music etc! Performers simply book a slot by using the form  below. No entry fees for both audience and performers. The CICCIC (more…)


  • Trio Anglais
    October 12, 2018
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Doors open 7:30pm Concert starts 8:00pm  Tickets £9 Online – On the door £10 Cons £5 – student/unwaged/income support  Trio Anglais is a Reinhardt/Grappelli gypsy swing band, playing one of the most exciting and potent forms of European jazz, emulating the sound of 1930s Paris: with Ali Foyle, violin, Dave Lunniss and Darren Hodge, Guitars. (more…)


  • Def Tone 17
    October 13, 2018
    8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Def. Tone 17 – Amazing 17+ Piece Contemporary Big Band Jazz  Tickets from £9/8 online or £10/9 on the door. Have you ever heard contemporary big band jazz at CICCIC? If not then you’ll be amazed by this concert by Def. Tone 17. Formed just 4 years ago – they played their first ever gig at (more…)

Art


  • Live Music: Helele. Part of the African Art and Cultural showcase Preview
    September 4, 2018 - September 29, 2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

African Art and Cultural showcase 4th – 29th Sept  Preview night Wednesday 5th Sept  6-10pm with music and talks. An educational Exhibition consisting of a wide range of historical artifacts from the continent of Africa with talks, workshops and music to complement the diverse range of African culture and history. Schools and College groups are (more…)


  • 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 - 24th Sept 2018
    September 24, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:30 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 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 - 8th Oct 2018
    October 8, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:30 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
    October 9, 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 - 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…)


  • 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…)

Film


  • Moonlight
    October 14, 2018
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sunday Film night – Doors open 6.30 pm – Film starts 7 pm – All tickets £5 “Moonlight” (2016) cert 15 – running time 1 hr 51 mins – Director Barry Jenkins A chronicle of the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young, African-American, gay man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. (more…)


  • 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…)

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…)


  • Go Create - Creative Gathering
    October 9, 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…)


  • 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…)


  • 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


  • Live Music: Helele. Part of the African Art and Cultural showcase Preview
    September 4, 2018 - September 29, 2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

African Art and Cultural showcase 4th – 29th Sept  Preview night Wednesday 5th Sept  6-10pm with music and talks. An educational Exhibition consisting of a wide range of historical artifacts from the continent of Africa with talks, workshops and music to complement the diverse range of African culture and history. Schools and College groups are (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…)


  • 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…)

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 - 24th Sept 2018
    September 24, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:30 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…)


  • Life Drawing Class with Debbi Sutton - 8th Oct 2018
    October 8, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:30 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…)


  • Hullabaloo - Improvisation Music, Voice & Collaboration
    October 16, 2018
    7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Hullabaloo –  7.30pm, and 3rd Tuesday of every month. £5pp. Hullabaloo is a monthly night of musical adventures dedicated to free improvisation and a love of music, sound and noise. Anyone can join in, with their voice, acoustic or electronic instruments and sound makers. The evenings will mix open improvisations with sonic games and exercises (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…)


  • 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…)