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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 May 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 →
Taunton’s Youth Cafe Update (Cafe Encore)

Taunton’s Youth Cafe Update (Cafe Encore)

Friday 2nd August 14.00-16.00. An update for those interested in the developments of Taunton’s first and only youth cafe. All stakeholders welcome. In Detail We will be reviewing the plan for the youth cafe and providing an update on the developments and progress made in the short time we have been open. We hope that […]

By July 23, 2013 Read More →

Training & Workshops

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 […]

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Art & Design Diploma Open Day at CICCIC Sat 13th Sept 9.30 – 1pm

Art & Design Diploma Open Day at CICCIC Sat 13th Sept 9.30 – 1pm

University of Arts London, Art and Design, Diploma (adult full-time) starts Oct 6th 2014 Mon-Tues 9.30am-4.00pm. Open days Sat 23rd Aug & Sat Sept 13th 9.30am-1.00pm. Overview This one year course based in the only creative enterprise centre in Taunton, Creative Innovation Centre CIC, is for people who either enjoy learning new skills, or who […]

By August 8, 2014 Read More →
New Business Development Drop-in Surgery @  ‘Creatives Club’ Taunton Deane

New Business Development Drop-in Surgery @ ‘Creatives Club’ Taunton Deane

Wednesdays 12.30 – 4.30pm Oct 15th and Oct 29th. Cost per person £5 (Subsidised by Taunton Deane Borough Council). BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: Ongoing business development surgeries and critiques identifying strengths weaknesses and building a personal development programme. Including creative start-up workshops that develop new businesses and provide creative industry specific resources/routes to market. Covering: Self-employment, business development […]

By August 6, 2014 Read More →
New Business Development Drop in Surgery @ ‘Creatives Club’ Taunton Deane

New Business Development Drop in Surgery @ ‘Creatives Club’ Taunton Deane

Wednesdays 12.30 – 4.30pm Oct 15th and Oct 29th. Cost per person £5 per workshop (Normally £25 but £20 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. BUSINESS […]

By June 24, 2014 Read More →

Shows, Exhibitions & Events

NEW HORIZONS Art Exhibition

NEW HORIZONS Art Exhibition

  Private View : 21st Nov 2014 6 – 8pm   Invitation to a private view of Tony Girardot’s NEW HORIZONS art exhibition including a violin performance by Darryl Way of Curved Air Solo exhibition of art by contemporary artist Tony Girardot of ink & acrylic paintings large and small. Tony Girardot’s friend Darryl Way (founder […]

By August 12, 2014 Read More →
More Pressing Matters – Exhibition

More Pressing Matters – Exhibition

  An exhibition of prints by 13 Somerset Printmakers 11 September – 9 October.  9.30 –12.30 Monday to Friday; 9.30 – 12.30 Saturday The Creative Innovation Centre Taunton is pleased to host an exciting exhibition of prints by twelve members of Somerset Printmakers which represent the top artists working in this genre in Somerset. Planned […]

By June 23, 2014 Read More →
Peter Lazare Paintings and Pastels Exhibition

Peter Lazare Paintings and Pastels Exhibition

31 July – 28 August 2014. 9.30 – 12.30 Monday to Friday and Saturdays 10.00 – 1.00  The exhibition will feature paintings and pastels of swans and people. In Detail Describing his practice, Peter writes: “Swans - Since 2005 I have painted mostly swans. I draw them as they preen themselves, as they push upriver or rest on […]

By June 19, 2014 Read More →
Contemplative Spaces Exhibition

Contemplative Spaces Exhibition

26 June – 24 July 2014: 9.30 – 12.30 Mon – Sat. Preview Date: Wednesday 25 June 6 – 8 pm Introduction Pennie Elfick lives and works in the midst of the Somerset Moors.  In 2014 the worst floods for over 200 years descended upon the area, causing devastation of land, properties and heart ache for […]

By May 15, 2014 Read More →

Creative Workshops

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 September 5, 2014 Read More →
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!

Tuesday October 7th 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 […]

By September 4, 2014 Read More →
Art & Design Diploma Open Day at CICCIC Sat 13th Sept 9.30 – 1pm

Art & Design Diploma Open Day at CICCIC Sat 13th Sept 9.30 – 1pm

University of Arts London, Art and Design, Diploma (adult full-time) starts Oct 6th 2014 Mon-Tues 9.30am-4.00pm. Open days Sat 23rd Aug & Sat Sept 13th 9.30am-1.00pm. Overview This one year course based in the only creative enterprise centre in Taunton, Creative Innovation Centre CIC, is for people who either enjoy learning new skills, or who […]

By August 8, 2014 Read More →
New Business Development Drop-in Surgery @  ‘Creatives Club’ Taunton Deane

New Business Development Drop-in Surgery @ ‘Creatives Club’ Taunton Deane

Wednesdays 12.30 – 4.30pm Oct 15th and Oct 29th. Cost per person £5 (Subsidised by Taunton Deane Borough Council). BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: Ongoing business development surgeries and critiques identifying strengths weaknesses and building a personal development programme. Including creative start-up workshops that develop new businesses and provide creative industry specific resources/routes to market. Covering: Self-employment, business development […]

By August 6, 2014 Read More →

Business Focus

Business Model Canvas Master Class

Business Model Canvas Master Class

An Open Innovation Master class delivered by Core Business Design . Thursday September 18th , 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 in which your […]

By August 11, 2014 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 →
Business Transformation Delivery (BTD) – Master Class

Business Transformation Delivery (BTD) – Master Class

Introduction: A Business Model Canvas (BMC) is a diagrammatic map of an organisation described in terms of key areas. The Business Transformation Delivery (BTD) master class follows on from the BMC master class and provides valuable analytical tools for highlighting and exposing the ways in which your business connects its operational and behavioural components. By […]

By May 15, 2014 Read More →
101 Marketing Ideas & Concepts Conference

101 Marketing Ideas & Concepts Conference

  Tuesday 20th May 2014. 9.00am – 4.30pm. £25pp includes refreshments and lunch. 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 […]

By May 10, 2014 Read More →

From Our Blog

Northern Soul Vinyl & CD Music & Dance Night – Sat Oct 18th

Northern Soul Vinyl & CD Music & Dance Night – Sat Oct 18th

Tickets £5 online and on the door. Spaces limited so book early to avoid disappointment. Join us for a night of Northern Soul with our Frog & Custard Revival courtesy of Two Tone Disco and CICCIC. This one-off event will get your dancing feet moving and there will be a great collection of vinyl’s played […]

By September 4, 2014 Read More →
Support Our Funding Request by Signing Petition

Support Our Funding Request by Signing Petition

Creative Innovation Centre CIC (also known as CICCIC) is a registered non-profit Community Interest Company in Taunton and since opening its doors in 2012, and offering quality community and cultural services for 2 years, it has never received funding support. Arts and culture are essential in making places and providing a quality of life for […]

By September 4, 2014 Read More →
New Business Development Drop in Surgery @ ‘Creatives Club’ Taunton Deane

New Business Development Drop in Surgery @ ‘Creatives Club’ Taunton Deane

Wednesdays 12.30 – 4.30pm Oct 15th and Oct 29th. Cost per person £5 per workshop (Normally £25 but £20 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. BUSINESS […]

By June 24, 2014 Read More →
Creative Innovation Centre CIC (CICCIC) Story So Far v2

Creative Innovation Centre CIC (CICCIC) Story So Far v2

As well as supporting over 130 artists, 45 designers and 95 musicians, plus exhibiting over 400 paintings and sculptures in the past year; Creative Innovation Centre CIC (a non-profit Community Interest Company) with a strong mission to provide and unite enterprise, culture and community presents its 12 months on video. CICCIC is focused on creativity, innovation and business. […]

By June 20, 2014 Read More →

Other Recent Posts

Acoustic Music Night Sat 30th Aug

Acoustic Music Night Sat 30th Aug

Tickets £8 online or £10 on the door. Concessions for students and over 65′s £7 online or £9 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 Aug 30th and an excellent price for hearing from 4 up […]

By August 17, 2014 Read More →
The Ronnie Jones Quartet – Jazz at its Finest

The Ronnie Jones Quartet – Jazz at its Finest

Thursday 14th August 2014. 7.30 – 11.00pm. £10 or £8 concession online or £10 or £8 concession on the door. The Ronnie Jones Quartet is a band that you just have to see live. They might be a quartet, but the band approach their music with the subtlety of a trio; delicately arranging their own take on […]

By August 3, 2014 Read More →
Salsation! Live Latin Jazz & Salsa Band

Salsation! Live Latin Jazz & Salsa Band

31st July 7.30pm. Online price £8pp or £6 concession. On the door £10pp or £8 concession. Overview Salsation!  Ignite a fusion of Latin Jazz and Salsa for dancers and listeners alike. This line up features Tim Hill on Saxophone and Tommy Dwyer on Timbales. Salsation! will be playing Mambo and cha-cha tunes and all are […]

By July 19, 2014 Read More →
The Louise Parker Quartet with Nina Simone Overtones

The Louise Parker Quartet with Nina Simone Overtones

17th July 2014  7.30-10pm. £7pp or £5 concession. Overview: Louise Parker has been singing professionally for 15 years, and has performed the length and breadth of Britain at jazz festivals, Glastonbury festival, theatres, and jazz clubs (including Pizza on the Park, and Pizza Express Dean Street). She was the last person to record with Humphrey […]

By July 6, 2014 Read More →