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Taunton’s Amazing Merry Christmas Scenes, Community Events & Santa Visits 7-22 Dec

Taunton’s Amazing Merry Christmas Scenes, Community Events & Santa Visits 7-22 Dec

Our hall space of 207 Sq metres is being converted into the most amazing Christmas Street Night Scene, decorated with 6000 lights, Santa Grotto and amazing free and paid community events in aid of local charities and community groups. It will truly be a magical Christmas at CICCIC. Simply pop in at anytime except at […]

By November 25, 2016 Read More →
Santa Grotto Visit Bookings for Thurs 22 Dec

Santa Grotto Visit Bookings for Thurs 22 Dec

Just £6.50 plus a £0.30 booking fee to have your child meet Santa in our amazing Christmas Night Time Scene with a 1-2-1 chat with Santa and a gift worth £5-6 RRP. All in aid of local charities and community groups. Simply select your desired date and time below and ensure you make payment via […]

By November 24, 2016 Read More →
Santa Grotto Visit Bookings for Weds 21 Dec

Santa Grotto Visit Bookings for Weds 21 Dec

Just £6.50 plus a £0.30 booking fee to have your child meet Santa in our amazing Christmas Night Time Scene with a 1-2-1 chat with Santa and a gift worth £5-6 RRP. All in aid of local charities and community groups. Simply select your desired date and time below and ensure you make payment via […]

By November 24, 2016 Read More →
Santa Grotto Visit Bookings for Tues 20 Dec

Santa Grotto Visit Bookings for Tues 20 Dec

Just £6.50 plus a £0.30 booking fee to have your child meet Santa in our amazing Christmas Night Time Scene with a 1-2-1 chat with Santa and a gift worth £5-6 RRP. All in aid of local charities and community groups. Simply select your desired date and time below and ensure you make payment via […]

By November 24, 2016 Read More →

Movies, Film & Media

Community Christmas Movie – Get Santa – Mon 12 Dec – Bring a grandparent for free entry for you both

Community Christmas Movie – Get Santa – Mon 12 Dec – Bring a grandparent for free entry for you both

Mon 12 Dec 2.00pm start. Movie ‘Get Santa’. Part of our ‘Taunton’s Amazing Merry Christmas’ programme supported by Big Lottery, and free if you bring a Grandparent or pay £5 if you come on your own. No booking necessary. Based on first come first serve basis. A father and son who team up to save Christmas once they […]

By November 28, 2014 Read More →
Community Christmas Movie – Elf – Tues 13 Dec – Free Entry for Donation to Our Homeless Charity

Community Christmas Movie – Elf – Tues 13 Dec – Free Entry for Donation to Our Homeless Charity

Tues 13 Dec 10.00am start. Movie ‘Elf’. Part of our ‘Taunton’s Amazing Merry Christmas’ programme supported by Big Lottery, and free if you donate cash on the door for our charity Taunton Association for the Homeless. No booking necessary. Based on first come first serve basis. Buddy (Will Ferrell) was accidentally transported to the North Pole as […]

By November 27, 2014 Read More →
Community Christmas Movie – Fred Clause – Tues 13 Dec – Free Entry for Donation to Foodbank* Charity

Community Christmas Movie – Fred Clause – Tues 13 Dec – Free Entry for Donation to Foodbank* Charity

Tues 13 Dec 2.00pm start. Movie ‘Fred Clause’. Part of our ‘Taunton’s Amazing Merry Christmas’ programme supported by Big Lottery, and free if you donate food* on the door for our charity Taunton Foodbank. No booking necessary. Based on first come first serve basis. Of the two Claus brothers, Fred (Vince Vaughn) is the troublemaker and polar opposite of […]

By November 27, 2014 Read More →
Community Movie Sing-a-long – Wizard of Oz – Weds 14 Dec – Free Entry for Donation to Foodbank* or Homeless Charity

Community Movie Sing-a-long – Wizard of Oz – Weds 14 Dec – Free Entry for Donation to Foodbank* or Homeless Charity

Weds 14 Dec 10.00am. Full movie and sing-a-long ‘Wizard of Oz’. Part of our ‘Taunton’s Amazing Merry Christmas’ programme supported by Big Lottery, and free if you donate food* on the door for our charity Taunton Foodbank or donate cash for Taunton Association for the Homeless. No booking necessary. Based on first come first serve basis. Sing-along-edition […]

By November 26, 2014 Read More →

Shows, Exhibitions & Events

Somerset Six – London Exchange Exhibition at Art Hub Gallery London  6th–15th MAY

Somerset Six – London Exchange Exhibition at Art Hub Gallery London 6th–15th MAY

  ART HUB GALLERY 6th–15th MAY      5-9 CREEKSIDE, DEPTFORD, LONDON SE8 4SA Exhibition open to the public Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sundays 10am – 4pm . During other weekdays please call 01823 337 477 to arrange viewing. Private View Friday 6th May 6-9pm Somerset Artists 6 is an exhibition based on an exchange […]

By April 8, 2016 Read More →
CICCIC Painting and Drawing Exhibition 14th March – 9th April

CICCIC Painting and Drawing Exhibition 14th March – 9th April

An exciting mix of paintings and drawings created by artists on the Painting and Drawing workshops at the Creative Innovation Centre featuring over 27 artists. The exhibition runs from 14th March – 9th April and is open to the public 9.30 am – 4pm Mon- Sat. Come along and enjoy the wide range of pictures […]

By March 12, 2016 Read More →
Borough Wide WW1 Centenary Project Exhibition Nov 7th – 29th

Borough Wide WW1 Centenary Project Exhibition Nov 7th – 29th

To mark the Centenary of the First World War, Taunton’s Creative Innovation Centre (CICCIC) is exhibiting a community project that will enable local people in the borough of Taunton Deane to come together to see and preserve the memories and heritage of the people who served and lived through the First World War. The exhibition […]

By August 15, 2015 Read More →
UP OVER – DOWN UNDER  Exhibition – 24th May – 17th June

UP OVER – DOWN UNDER Exhibition – 24th May – 17th June

The forthcoming CICCIC exhibition is out to prove that two opposites attract. Two artists, one based in Australia and one in the UK will be exhibiting their latest work and on first impressions they seem to be from opposite ends of the art spectrum, let alone the World.                    Nick Leavey is the principal […]

By May 8, 2015 Read More →

Creative Workshops

Painting and Drawing Art Workshops Jan 2017

Painting and Drawing Art Workshops Jan 2017

Starting Friday Jan 13th – March 24th 9.30 -12.30pm or 1-4pm . (Feb 17th break) 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 […]

By November 10, 2016 Read More →
Access to Higher Education Diploma in Art and Design -Sept 2016

Access to Higher Education Diploma in Art and Design -Sept 2016

Access to Higher Education Diploma in Art and Design A year doing a broad range of art and design that provides a qualification for entry onto a degree. Be creative. Be unique and follow your dreams… “If you want to make a significant change to your life, enjoy Art or Design; this course is for […]

By August 1, 2016 Read More →
Painting and Drawing Art Workshops Sept 2016

Painting and Drawing Art Workshops Sept 2016

Starting 9th Sept – 18 Nov (28th Oct break) 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 […]

By July 26, 2016 Read More →
Painting and Drawing Art Workshops Sept 2016

Painting and Drawing Art Workshops Sept 2016

Starting 9th Sept – 18 Nov (28th Oct break) 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 […]

By March 13, 2016 Read More →

Business Focus

CICCIC Puts Taunton on Shanghai, China Map

CICCIC Puts Taunton on Shanghai, China Map

Six senior ministers and government officials from China is visiting Taunton on Monday 13th July to learn how the creative industries and social enterprises can be nurtured and encouraged in Shanghai. The group from Chongming County, Shanghai, is spending time at Creative Innovation Centre (CICCIC) in Paul Street, Taunton where ministers from economic, culture, human […]

By July 10, 2015 Read More →
CICCIC Business and Enterprise update May 2015

CICCIC Business and Enterprise update May 2015

The Creative Innovation Centre CIC in Taunton provides business support, promotes innovative practice and supplies creative development advice to a wide range of clients. In addition to these services the CICCIC provides a conduit for local and regional intelligence groups to inform regional strategy for the creative sector. In the past 6 months the CICCIC: […]

By June 2, 2015 Read More →
CICCIC Director is Best of British Business with Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

CICCIC Director is Best of British Business with Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

Richard Holt, co-founder of the Creative Innovation Centre CIC (CICCIC) in Taunton, Somerset is one of the 5 winners of the prestigious Queen’s Awards in recognition of his contribution to enterprise and promotion. Nominated by their peers for their efforts to encourage UK entrepreneurship, Richard Holt has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion. Their […]

By May 14, 2015 Read More →
Online Development and Marketing Master Class – ‘Creatives Club’ Taunton Deane

Online Development and Marketing Master Class – ‘Creatives Club’ Taunton Deane

Wednesdays 12.30 – 4.30pm Sept 24th and Nov 12th. Cost per person £25 per workshop (Normally £50 but £25 subsidised by Taunton Deane Borough Council for creative’s living in the borough of Taunton Deane – if you are outside this borough you may still attend but will have to pay full price). Max No: 15. Sept […]

By June 19, 2014 Read More →

From Our Blog

Taunton’s Amazing Merry Christmas Scenes, Community Events & Santa Visits 7-22 Dec

Taunton’s Amazing Merry Christmas Scenes, Community Events & Santa Visits 7-22 Dec

Our hall space of 207 Sq metres is being converted into the most amazing Christmas Street Night Scene, decorated with 6000 lights, Santa Grotto and amazing free and paid community events in aid of local charities and community groups. It will truly be a magical Christmas at CICCIC. Simply pop in at anytime except at […]

By November 25, 2016 Read More →
CICCIC ‘Past Present & Future’ Social Investment & Community Shares’ Night

CICCIC ‘Past Present & Future’ Social Investment & Community Shares’ Night

Public meeting at CICCIC. Tuesday 22nd Nov 7.30pm for 8pm start. Booking advised but not essential. Want to support the arts in Taunton? Believe that you can help support CICCIC’s growth and Taunton’s future? If so we cordially invite you to a public meeting to show the past, present and future of CICCIC and how your […]

By October 20, 2016 Read More →
Taunton Deane Entertainment Survey 2016

Taunton Deane Entertainment Survey 2016

WIN £100 OR 4 TICKETS TO A LIVE MUSIC EVENT OR 4 TICKETS TO  A MOVIE SCREENING Simply take our survey to enter. You must be a Taunton Deane resident to partake. Create your own user feedback survey

By October 20, 2016 Read More →
Charity Big Band Concert Sun 7th Aug

Charity Big Band Concert Sun 7th Aug

PLEASE NOTE: VENUE, CONCERT & TICKET PRICE HAS CHANGED. Due to unforeseen circumstances this concert will no longer be held in Vivary Park but held at Creative Innovation Centre CIC (CICCIC) near Vivary Park and will feature The Deane Big Band only. Hence the ticket price has been lowered considerably (from £10) and we are […]

By June 30, 2016 Read More →

Other Recent Posts

Santa Grotto Visit Bookings for Mon 19 Dec

Santa Grotto Visit Bookings for Mon 19 Dec

Just £6.50 plus a £0.30 booking fee to have your child meet Santa in our amazing Christmas Night Time Scene with a 1-2-1 chat with Santa and a gift worth £5-6 RRP. All in aid of local charities and community groups. Simply select your desired date and time below and ensure you make payment via […]

By November 24, 2016 Read More →
Santa Grotto Visit Bookings for Sun 18 Dec

Santa Grotto Visit Bookings for Sun 18 Dec

Just £6.50 plus a £0.30 booking fee to have your child meet Santa in our amazing Christmas Night Time Scene with a 1-2-1 chat with Santa and a gift worth £5-6 RRP. All in aid of local charities and community groups. Simply select your desired date and time below and ensure you make payment via […]

By November 24, 2016 Read More →
Santa Grotto Visit Bookings for Sat 17 Dec

Santa Grotto Visit Bookings for Sat 17 Dec

Just £6.50 plus a £0.30 booking fee to have your child meet Santa in our amazing Christmas Night Time Scene with a 1-2-1 chat with Santa and a gift worth £5-6 RRP. All in aid of local charities and community groups. Simply select your desired date and time below and ensure you make payment via […]

By November 24, 2016 Read More →
Santa Grotto Visit Bookings for Fri 16 Dec

Santa Grotto Visit Bookings for Fri 16 Dec

Just £6.50 plus a £0.30 booking fee to have your child meet Santa in our amazing Christmas Night Time Scene with a 1-2-1 chat with Santa and a gift worth £5-6 RRP. All in aid of local charities and community groups. Simply select your desired date and time below and ensure you make payment via […]

By November 24, 2016 Read More →
Santa Grotto Visit Bookings for Thurs 15 Dec

Santa Grotto Visit Bookings for Thurs 15 Dec

Just £6.50 plus a £0.30 booking fee to have your child meet Santa in our amazing Christmas Night Time Scene with a 1-2-1 chat with Santa and a gift worth £5-6 RRP. All in aid of local charities and community groups. Simply select your desired date and time below and ensure you make payment via […]

By November 24, 2016 Read More →