Following on from the success of Taunton Live 2015, 2016 and 2017, Our fourth Taunton Live Arts Festival is due to take place during the whole month of July with the Grand Finale taking place in the centre of Taunton on the 21st July 2018.

Taunton Live Arts Festival will be hosting creative events throughout the festival weeks celebrating the rich diversity of culture that multi-cultural Somerset has to offer.

Celebrating all the genres of the Arts in all its wonderful forms; Sculpture, Poetry, Music, Dance, Theatre, Outdoor Arts, Yarnbombing and much much more.

Jenny Keogh and Liz Hutchin

We are working with over 20 local schools and Colleges for our School’s Art and Poetry workshops and competition, over 30 local retailers will ”Adopt an Artist during the festival with shop windows transformed and showcasing mini exhibitions oflocal artists work.

Working alongside local Charities and Community Groups within Our ‘Community Arts projects’ welcoming collaborations on all levels and abilities.

The third ‘Taunton’s Got Talent’ offers both young and old the chance to shine with winner recieving fantastic prizes and potential mentoring roles. 2016 winner Allana Chloe has since enjoyed a hugely successfull career including hosting TGT 2017 which saw group Absolute Pitch taking the Title.

We invite you to be involved in this wonderful multicultural, Community Art event in Taunton. Taunton Live is organised by GoCreate Taunton. GoCreate Taunton is a Community Interest Company based in Taunton Deane whose members are creative practitioners. You can find out more about GoCreate Taunton by visiting our website here www.gocreate.org.uk

We really hope that we’ll see you at some of the events which are open to one and all and that you have a fantastic time enjoying the arts and exploring your own creativity.