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Music


  • Mark Lawrence Quartet
    February 23, 2018
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Mark Lawrence Quartet Doors Open 7.30pm – Band on at 8pm –  Tickets £9 online  & £10 on the door. Concession £5 – students, unwaged/income support. Mark Lawrence has a playing style of “vocalising guitar that hints at Hendrix via George Benson” and has performed at various festivals and club dates in the UK including the (more…)


  • Open Mic Night FREE
    March 2, 2018
    7:30 pm - 11:55 pm

CICCIC’s Open Mic Night is a space for performers and artists to offer new ideas / pieces / songs / poems/ comedy theatre / music etc! Performers simply book a slot and perform for free and there is no admission for the audience. Working with local performers experienced or completely new we welcome cover songs, new ideas (more…)


  • Oxley & Meier
    March 10, 2018
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

 Tickets £10 online – £12 on the door. Doors open 7.30pm – Music starts 8 pm. Concessions £5 (students, unwaged & supported income) Starting a week of some of the finest guitar work in contemporary music with Tom Oxley & Nicolas Meier performing live a range of music including material from their recently released album (more…)


  • Live Music - Remi Harris
    March 15, 2018
    7:30 pm - 11:55 pm

Tickets £12.00 concessions: £8.00. Doors open 7.30 pm – Concert starts 8 pm. We are delighted to welcome back the hugely gifted Remi Harris in what should be the stand out gig of the year so far for music lovers and especially lovers of Jazz. For those who don’t know, Remi Harris is an exciting (more…)


  • Live Music - The Shillings
    March 17, 2018
    7:30 pm - 11:55 pm

Live performance from The Shillings on Saturday 9th September. Doors open at 7:30, the performance starts at 8:00pm. Tickets £10/9 if booked online. CICCIC is excited to present The Shillings. They are a cracking 4 piece Country/Folk group, that will be performing exciting & interesting songs that will capture your imagination as they take you (more…)


  • Hullabaloo
    March 20, 2018
    7:30 pm - 11:00 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…)


  • Big Fat Music Quiz
    March 30, 2018
    8:00 am - 10:55 pm

Music Quiz doors open 7.30pm – Quiz starts 8pm. Cost £2.50 per person – teams of no more than four ideally.  CICCIC’s amazing Big Fat Music Quiz is designed to be a fun evening as well as test your knowledge of music over the last fifty years or so. There will be general questions on (more…)


  • 70's & 80's Disco Revival
    March 31, 2018
    7:30 pm - 11:55 pm

Disco Revival -Doors open 7.30 pm – Music from 8pm – All Tickets are just £5.  This event is designed for those who remember what a real disco felt like (unlike nightclubs today) and will love disco and funk music from the 70’s onwards. From the Bee Gees to the Jacksons; Wild Cherry to James (more…)


  • Open Mic Night FREE
    April 6, 2018
    7:30 pm - 11:55 pm

CICCIC’s Open Mic Night is a space for performers and artists to offer new ideas / pieces / songs / poems/ comedy theatre / music etc! Performers simply book a slot and perform for free and there is no admission for the audience. Working with local performers experienced or completely new we welcome cover songs, new ideas (more…)


  • Live Music - Albion Quartet
    April 7, 2018
    7:30 am - 9:30 pm

 present The ALBION QUARTET Saturday 7th April: Doors open 7.00 pm – Concert starts 7.30 pm. Tickets are £15 – Students over 12 £5 Under 12s free if accompanied by an adult. Concerts In The West are delighted to welcome back the ALBION QUARTET.  A shared belief in the communicative power of the string quartet (more…)

Community


  • Poetry night
    March 1, 2018
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join the Fire River Poets at the Creative Innovation Centre (CICCIC) for poetry reading and socialising with other poets. Evenings start at 8.00 pm and finish around 10.00 pm. Break around 9.00 pm. Normally on the first Thursday of the month. Check the Fire River poets web page below for details. Readings have open floor (more…)


  • Creatives Club
    March 13, 2018
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Meets second Tuesday of the month at the CICCIC, Taunton 7.30 – 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 group will (more…)


  • Big Fat Music Quiz
    March 30, 2018
    8:00 am - 10:55 pm

Music Quiz doors open 7.30pm – Quiz starts 8pm. Cost £2.50 per person – teams of no more than four ideally.  CICCIC’s amazing Big Fat Music Quiz is designed to be a fun evening as well as test your knowledge of music over the last fifty years or so. There will be general questions on (more…)


  • 70's & 80's Disco Revival
    March 31, 2018
    7:30 pm - 11:55 pm

Disco Revival -Doors open 7.30 pm – Music from 8pm – All Tickets are just £5.  This event is designed for those who remember what a real disco felt like (unlike nightclubs today) and will love disco and funk music from the 70’s onwards. From the Bee Gees to the Jacksons; Wild Cherry to James (more…)


  • Creatives Club
    April 10, 2018
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Meets second Tuesday of the month at the CICCIC, Taunton 7.30 – 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 group will (more…)


  • Poetry-Mic Shack
    April 19, 2018
    7:30 pm - 11:55 pm

Date: Thursday 19 Apr 2017 (3rd Thursday of every 3 months) Time: Doors open 7.30 pm Cost: £3.00 pay at the door. Something new opening up at the Creative Innovation Centre? Not unusual, it’s a dynamic place – but this one may be a little different. It’s The Mic Shack. You may know about Fire (more…)


  • 70's & 80's Disco Revival
    April 28, 2018
    8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

Disco Revival -Doors open 7.30 pm – Music from 8pm – All Tickets are just £5. This event is designed for those who remember what a real disco felt like (unlike nightclubs today) and will love disco and funk music from the 70’s onwards. From the Bee Gees to the Jacksons; Wild Cherry to James (more…)


  • Creatives Club
    May 8, 2018
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Meets second Tuesday of the month at the CICCIC, Taunton 7.30 – 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 group will (more…)


  • 70's & 80's Disco Revival
    May 26, 2018
    8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

Disco Revival -Doors open 7.30 pm – Music from 8pm – All Tickets are just £5. This event is designed for those who remember what a real disco felt like (unlike nightclubs today) and will love disco and funk music from the 70’s onwards. From the Bee Gees to the Jacksons; Wild Cherry to James (more…)


  • Creatives Club
    June 12, 2018
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Meets second Tuesday of the month at the CICCIC, Taunton 7.30 – 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 group will (more…)

Workshop


  • art class friday mornings
    January 12, 2018 - March 23, 2018
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Starting Jan 12th – March 23rd  (16th Feb break) Fridays 9.30 -12.30pm  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 (more…)


  • Life Drawing Art Workshops 12th Jan - 23rd Mar (Fridays)
    January 12, 2018 - March 23, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Jan 15th – 12th March. Fridays 1 pm – 4 pm £12 per session. Pay on the day 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 (more…)


  • Hullabaloo
    March 20, 2018
    7:30 pm - 11:00 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…)


  • Contemporary Glass exhibition & workshops
    March 24, 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

20 Years of  The Contemporary Glass Society 21st February – 30th March 2018  10am – 4pm 2017 was the 20th anniversary of the foundation of the Contemporary Glass Society (CGS). To continue the celebration of this landmark anniversary and to raise awareness of the glory of contemporary glass, a series of linked exhibitions are being (more…)


  • Hullabaloo
    April 17, 2018
    7:30 pm - 11:05 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…)


  • Hullabaloo
    May 15, 2018
    7:30 pm - 11:00 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…)


  • Hullabaloo
    June 19, 2018
    7:30 pm - 11:55 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…)

Film


  • If......
    March 4, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sunday 4th March – Doors open 6.30pm – Film starts 7pm – All tickets £5  “If….” (1968) Certificate X – Running time 1hr 51mins In an indictment of the British public school system, we follow Mick and his mostly younger friends through a series of indignities and occasionally abuse as any fond feelings toward these (more…)


  • The Big Short
    March 18, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Sunday 18th March – Doors open 6.30pm – Film starts 7pm – All tickets £5 The Big Short (2015) cert 15 Running Time 2hrs 10mins  Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack (more…)


  • drive
    April 1, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sunday 1st April – Doors open 6.30pm – Film Starts 7pm – All tickets £5   “Drive” (2011) certificate 18 – running time 1hr 40mins A mysterious man who has multiple jobs as a garage mechanic, a Hollywood stuntman and a getaway driver seems to be trying to escape his shady past as he falls (more…)


  • The Getaway
    April 15, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sunday 15th April – Doors open 6.30pm – Film starts 7pm – all tickets £5  “The Getaway” (1972) certificate 18 running time 2hrs 3mins Carter “Doc” McCoy is a career robber, currently in his fourth year of a ten year prison sentence at the Texas State Penitentiary. After his request for parole is denied despite (more…)


  • Baby Driver
    April 29, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sunday 29th April – Doors open 6.30pm – Film starts 7pm – all tickets £5 “Baby Driver” (2017) certificate 18 – running time 1hr 53mins – Director Edgar Wright After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail. Storyline Baby is (more…)


  • Lincoln
    May 13, 2018
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sunday 13th May 2018 – Doors open 6.30pm – Film starts 7pm – All tickets £5  “Lincoln” (2012) certificate 12A Running time 2hrs 30mins In 1865, as the American Civil War winds inexorably toward conclusion, U.S. president Abraham Lincoln endeavors to achieve passage of the landmark constitutional amendment which will forever ban slavery from the (more…)


  • My Left Foot
    May 27, 2018
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sunday 27th May – Doors open 6.30pm – Film starts 7pm – All tickets £5  “My Left Foot” (1989) Certificate 15 – Running time 1hr 43mins Christy Brown is a spastic quadriplegic born to a large, poor Irish family. His mother, Mrs Brown, recognizes the intelligence and humanity in the lad everyone else regards as (more…)


  • moonrise Kingdom
    June 10, 2018
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Movie Night Sunday 10th June – Doors open 6.30 pm – Film starts 7 pm – all tickets £5 “Moonrise Kingdom” (2012) Running time 1hr 34mins Certificate 12A A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them. Set on an island off (more…)


  • The darjeeling Ltd
    June 24, 2018
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Movie Night – Doors open 6.30 pm – Film Starts 7 pm – All tickets £5 “The Darjeeling Ltd” (2007) Running time 1 hr 31 mins – Certificate 15 A year after their father’s funeral, three brothers travel across India by train in an attempt to bond with each other. A year after the accidental (more…)


  • To The Wonder
    July 8, 2018
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Movie Night – doors open 6.30 pm – Film starts 7 pm – all tickets £5  “To The Wonder” (2012) Running time 1 hr 52 mins – certificate 12A After falling in love in Paris, Marina and Neil come to Oklahoma, where problems arise. Their church’s Spanish-born pastor struggles with his faith, while Neil encounters (more…)

Dance


  • 70's & 80's Disco Revival
    March 31, 2018
    7:30 pm - 11:55 pm

Disco Revival -Doors open 7.30 pm – Music from 8pm – All Tickets are just £5.  This event is designed for those who remember what a real disco felt like (unlike nightclubs today) and will love disco and funk music from the 70’s onwards. From the Bee Gees to the Jacksons; Wild Cherry to James (more…)


  • 70's & 80's Disco Revival
    April 28, 2018
    8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

Disco Revival -Doors open 7.30 pm – Music from 8pm – All Tickets are just £5. This event is designed for those who remember what a real disco felt like (unlike nightclubs today) and will love disco and funk music from the 70’s onwards. From the Bee Gees to the Jacksons; Wild Cherry to James (more…)


  • Live Music - Hélélé
    May 4, 2018
    7:30 pm - 11:50 pm

We are excited to introduce some live music with Hélélé as part of our art exhibition of African culture. Tickets at £8 online. £10 on the door. Concessions £5 (students, unwaged, on income support) Doors 7.30pm. Start 8pm Inspired by the rhythms of the Bantu Forest of West Africa, Alphonse Daudet Touna from Cameroon formed (more…)


  • 70's & 80's Disco Revival
    May 26, 2018
    8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

Disco Revival -Doors open 7.30 pm – Music from 8pm – All Tickets are just £5. This event is designed for those who remember what a real disco felt like (unlike nightclubs today) and will love disco and funk music from the 70’s onwards. From the Bee Gees to the Jacksons; Wild Cherry to James (more…)

Exhibitions


  • Contemporary Glass exhibition & workshops
    March 24, 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

20 Years of  The Contemporary Glass Society 21st February – 30th March 2018  10am – 4pm 2017 was the 20th anniversary of the foundation of the Contemporary Glass Society (CGS). To continue the celebration of this landmark anniversary and to raise awareness of the glory of contemporary glass, a series of linked exhibitions are being (more…)

Theatre