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July 2017
28
July
10:00 am — 4:00 pm
@ The Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre
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SCAN Exhibition @ TheBrewhouse

Somerset Contemporary Artist Network (SCAN) is an artist-led collective of both emerging and professional artists, providing support and networking opportunities to all members. Somerset Contemporary Artists’ Network was formed in 2009 as Somerset Emerging Artists’ Network. When many of its original members had become established in their practice, it was decided to change the name. The group now has a strong online networking and social media presence providing a great resource for news about local art events, festivals, member-lead workshops…

28
July
10:00 am — 4:00 pm
@ Creative Innovation Centre
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Foray at CICCIC

‘FORAY’ An exciting exhibition from 3 local artists 4th-29th July 2017 An Exhibition of paintings from 3 Somerset based artists whose work draws from a broad variety of sources under the theme of “Foray”. Using the definition of Foray as the focus of their work, the three artists have sallied forth into unknown territory to find and bring back material and visual impressions from which they can create their work. The artists will be on site for some part of…

28
July
10:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Museum of Somerset
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Various Activities around the Museum

As part of the ‘Taunton Live’ festival the Museum of Somerset are offering various activities around the Museum. A small charge may apply for some activities.

28
July
10:00 am — 4:00 pm
@ The Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre
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The Somerset Young Poets Competition.

The Somerset Young Poets Competition. For the third year running, Fire River Poets, this year in partnership with Make Performing Arts, has organised a poetry competition for young people (restricted to residents in Somerset) on the theme of Climate. Age groups: 7 – 9; 10 – 12; 13 – 16. Closing date for entries: Friday 16 June 2017. Full details and entry form are on the Fire River Poets website: www.fireriverpoets.org.uk

28
July
10:00 am — 4:00 pm
@ The Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre
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Schools Exhibitions at The Brewhouse

Schools Poetry, Visual Arts and more on display in the Brewhouse.

28
July
10:30 am — 1:30 pm
@ Castle Green
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Flamenco With Karina

Incredible Flamenco workshop and performance with Karina Gracia. 10.30am and 13.00pm on Castle Green on Friday 28th July.

28
July
11:00 am — 12:00 pm
@ Castle Green
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Fitness League with Nikki Mumby

Fitness League with Nikki Mumby: Join Nikki and her fitness league- ‘ladies of a certain age’ keeping fit and having fun on Castle Green at 11am.

28
July
11:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Castle Green
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Interactive Music Workshop on Friday

Free interactive Music Workshops with Bridgwater & Taunton College’s highly skilled Music department staff.

28
July
11:00 am — 12:00 pm
@ Castle Green
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Taunton Library Event

Friday 28th July 11am FREE event. Baby Boogie or babies up to 12 months old at Castle Green. (Weather permitting – or the activity will take place in the library).

28
July
11:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ The Winchester Arms
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GoCreate Exhibition @ The Winchester Arms (Upstairs)

An exciting exhibition of paintings, photography and sculpture by members of GoCreate Taunton CIC.

28
July
11:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Castle Green
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Face Painting by Eve Male

Face painting on Castle Green daily from Thursday 27th -Sunday 30th July. Free event as part of Taunton Live 2017 programme.

28
July
11:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Castle Green
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Ian Houlton Solar Pyrographer

Watch Solar Pyrographer Ian Houlton (Element No6) creating his artwork on Castle Green each day providing the Sun is out to play. “I am a solar pyrographer, in that I burned images onto wood using a magnifying glass, and no one believes me when I say that. It takes 8m 10s for the sun’s rays to hit Earth, the thing that grips me is that those very same rays began their lives over 170,000 years ago at the centre of…

28
July
12:00 pm — 4:00 pm
@ Temple Methodist Church
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The Quilling Guilds Guinness World Records display of Quilled Paper flowers

  This breath-taking display will be open to the public on Friday the 28th July and Saturday the 29th July at Temple Methodist Church.(12-4)

28
July
12:00 pm — 3:00 pm
@ Castle Green
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Sketching on the Green

Sketch Artist Norman Steel will be drawing elements of the festival and events on Castle Green on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th July.

28
July
2:00 pm — 3:00 pm
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MaKe Performance

MaKe performing Arts will be putting on another fantastic Dance performance for Taunton Live 2017.

28
July
3:00 pm — 5:00 pm
@ Castle Green
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Surrounded by Sound.

A 360 degree listening experience. Unique Sound experience with electronica, sound sculptures, improvisation and sound baths.

28
July
5:00 pm — 6:00 pm
@ The Winchester Arms
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Taunton’s Got Talent 2017- FINAL!

Taunton’s Got Talent 2017 Auditions: (upstairs) at The Winchester Arms on Castle Green,Taunton during Taunton Live Arts Festival week on Monday 24th Tuesday 25th & Wednesday 26th July between 4-5pm. The Final will take place (in main pub downstairs) at The Winchester Arms on Castle Green,Taunton on Friday 29th July. Please arrive from 5pm for the Final at 6pm and winner performs to end the night. Cash Prize of £150 for the winner plus the TGT 2017 trophy. All applicants…

28
July
7:00 pm — 8:30 pm
@ Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre
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‘The Island’ with Actiontrack Performance Company

‘The Island’ with Actiontrack Performance Company Actiontrack’s showbuild is a five-day course of activities including drama-based games, physical storytelling and songwriting with a unique high-energy approach to devising! Actiontrack have spent the week creating and rehearsing a story, songs and scenes for a brand new production around the theme of ‘The Island’. Actiontrack have been working with local young theatre lovers to develop this production and are inviting family, friends and general public to the Tacchi Morris Arts Centre on…

29
July
12:00 am — 4:00 pm
@ The Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre
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SCAN Exhibition @ The Brewhouse

Somerset Contemporary Artist Network (SCAN) is an artist-led collective of both emerging and professional artists, providing support and networking opportunities to all members. Somerset Contemporary Artists’ Network was formed in 2009 as Somerset Emerging Artists’ Network. When many of its original members had become established in their practice, it was decided to change the name. The group now has a strong online networking and social media presence providing a great resource for news about local art events, festivals, member-lead workshops…

29
July
All Day
@ Castle Green
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Community Arts Banner Trail.

Community Arts’ Banner trail painted by artists, charities and community groups, displayed as street art during the festival week – find the first banner on Castle Green to start the trail… The Community Arts Banner Trail is kindly sponsored by Broomhead & Saul. Mind TAH Somerset sight Somerset County Cricket Club Discovery Future4 Taunton Albemarle Centre RAFT Jemima Layzell Trust Priory Group Five Rivers Green days Stand Against Violence Paul Street Stitchers My Days St George’s Nursing Home Somerset Day…

29
July
All Day
@ Castle Green
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TauntonLive Yarnbombing

Knitting and crochet groups from all around Somerset are clicking their needles and hooks, busily preparing for the 3rd Taunton Live Arts Festival Yarnbombing. Visit the trail and see some incredible and inspiring woolly artwork. For information on how to get involved in this years yarnbomb please contact info@tauntonlive.co.uk Coordinated by Marcia Hill Sponsored by Monkton Elm Garden Centre.

29
July
12:00 am — 4:00 pm
@ The Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre
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The Somerset Young Poets Competition.

The Somerset Young Poets Competition. For the third year running, Fire River Poets, this year in partnership with Make Performing Arts, has organised a poetry competition for young people (restricted to residents in Somerset) on the theme of Climate. Age groups: 7 – 9; 10 – 12; 13 – 16. Closing date for entries: Friday 16 June 2017. Full details and entry form are on the Fire River Poets website: www.fireriverpoets.org.uk

29
July
All Day
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Adopt an Artist

Taunton Live Arts Festival 2017 24th-30th July have asked local businesses in Taunton to ADOPT AN ARTIST for the week. Please visit the following local businesses to see mini exhibitions and art shows and possibly buy some art. Free event

29
July
All Day
@ Castle Green
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Origami Wall

Would you like to see a Rainbow Flight of paper birds, swooping and diving along the side wall of the Mecca Bingo Hall? Facing onto Castle Green, they will be a fabulous and colourful sight throughout the Festival…and best of all YOU can help to make it. Origami is a pastime loved by all ages, and birds can be simple, quick and lots of fun to create. You can make as many as you like, any size or style as…

29
July
12:40 am — 1:10 pm
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Andorra Sky Project @12.40

Ambient electronica with haunting acoustic guitar, inspired by Al Di Meola, Pat Metheney, William Orbit and Cafe del Mar. New album “Guitartronica” out now-

29
July
8:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Castle Green
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Interactive Music Workshop on Saturday

Free interactive Music Workshops with Bridgwater & Taunton College’s highly skilled Music department staff.

29
July
10:00 am — 4:00 pm
@ Creative Innovation Centre
Join

Foray at CICCIC

‘FORAY’ An exciting exhibition from 3 local artists 4th-29th July 2017 An Exhibition of paintings from 3 Somerset based artists whose work draws from a broad variety of sources under the theme of “Foray”. Using the definition of Foray as the focus of their work, the three artists have sallied forth into unknown territory to find and bring back material and visual impressions from which they can create their work. The artists will be on site for some part of…

29
July
10:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Museum of Somerset
Join

Various Activities around the Museum

As part of the ‘Taunton Live’ festival the Museum of Somerset are offering various activities around the Museum. A small charge may apply for some activities.

29
July
11:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Castle Green
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Making a fairy Door with Little Doorways

Little Doorways ‘Make and take’ Roll up your sleeves and create your very own little doorway. Where might they lead? Who passed through them? The limit is your imagination. Creative workshop with writer and tutor, Charlett Goretka (MA.) (This is not a free event but no need to book, just turn up!)

29
July
11:00 am — 6:00 pm
@ Castle Green
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Music Day

A whole day dedicated to Music on Castle Green. Live local bands performing 11-6.00pm Coordinated by Fuelled by Cider, Tim Baigent and Steve Keniston. Stage and PA sponsored by Ware & Co. *Free Event*

29
July
11:00 am — 6:00 pm
@ Castle Green
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Also Known As (aka) Dance Theatre Company

aKa are bringing their bright, playful performance to Taunton Live Arts Festival. A dance theatre work initially created with a collage of the artist’s memories is ready for another twist. We want to collaborate with you to co-create something fresh, friendly and fun. Watch as aKa will Pop Up! with snippets of their work that is loaded with colour, head stands and silly faces.

29
July
11:00 am — 12:00 pm
@ Taunton Library
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Taunton Library Event

Saturday 29th July 11am FREE event. Romanian Story time with Bianca Hanelore at Taunton Library. Stories for toddlers in Romanian.

29
July
11:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ The Winchester Arms
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GoCreate Exhibition @ The Winchester Arms (Upstairs)

An exciting exhibition of paintings, photography and sculpture by members of GoCreate Taunton CIC.

29
July
11:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Castle Green
Join

Face Painting by Eve Male

Face painting on Castle Green daily from Thursday 27th -Sunday 30th July. Free event as part of Taunton Live 2017 programme.

29
July
11:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Castle Green
Join

Ian Houlton Solar Pyrographer

Watch Solar Pyrographer Ian Houlton (Element No6) creating his artwork on Castle Green each day providing the Sun is out to play. “I am a solar pyrographer, in that I burned images onto wood using a magnifying glass, and no one believes me when I say that. It takes 8m 10s for the sun’s rays to hit Earth, the thing that grips me is that those very same rays began their lives over 170,000 years ago at the centre of…

29
July
11:00 am — 11:30 am
@ Castle Green
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Last One Home – 11.00am

Last One Home are a Modern Rock band from the South-West of the U.K. They formed in 2014 and since then have been working on their debut album as well as performing many shows. Their latest single ‘Bring Down The Storm’ is now available on the iTunes store here! Band Members: Tom Westlake – Guitar/Vocals. Harry Lowndes – Bass Guitar/Vocals Phil Horler – Drums/Percussion

29
July
11:50 am — 12:30 pm
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The Fens – 11.50am

Indie rock band from Somerset. Finn Askew – Guitar/Vocals Eren Boğa – Drums Elliott Vitzthum -Lead Guitar Finn Parkes – Bass •Mash Up• The Fens • Posted by The Fens on Monday, 12 October 2015

29
July
12:00 pm — 4:00 pm
@ Temple Methodist Church
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The Quilling Guilds Guinness World Records display of Quilled Paper flowers

  This breath-taking display will be open to the public on Friday the 28th July and Saturday the 29th July at Temple Methodist Church.(12-4)

29
July
12:00 pm — 2:00 pm
@ Castle Green
Join

Sketching on the Green

Sketch Artist Norman Steel will be drawing elements of the festival and events on Castle Green on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th July.

29
July
12:00 pm — 4:00 pm
@ The Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre
Join

Schools Exhibitions at The Brewhouse

Schools Poetry, Visual Arts and more on display in the Brewhouse.

29
July
4:00 pm — 4:30 pm
@ Castle Green
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Austeros

Austeros – Figure Of Speech (Live) NEW LIVE VIDEO OF "FIGURE OF SPEECH" FROM OUR UPCOMING RECORD!"Figure of speech" was recorded live at Actiontrack Studio in Taunton earlier this year. The studio version will be on our upcoming 12" EP, which is currently available to pre-order from the following places… UK – Specialist Subject Records: http://shop.specialistsubjectrecords.co.uk/categories/austerosUSA – Tour Van Records: http://tourvanrecords.storenvy.com/products/19375378-austeros-ive-got-this-12-inch-epCanada – Chisel Records: http://chiselrecords.com/product/austeros-ive-got-this-12-ep/ Posted by Austeros on Tuesday, 4 April 2017 https://austeros.bandcamp.com/ https://www.facebook.com/austerosband/

29
July
4:50 pm — 5:30 pm
@ Castle Green
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John D Revelator

https://www.facebook.com/JDRevelator/

29
July
5:40 pm — 6:30 pm
@ Castle Green
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30
July
All Day
@ Castle Green
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Community Arts Banner Trail.

Community Arts’ Banner trail painted by artists, charities and community groups, displayed as street art during the festival week – find the first banner on Castle Green to start the trail… The Community Arts Banner Trail is kindly sponsored by Broomhead & Saul. Mind TAH Somerset sight Somerset County Cricket Club Discovery Future4 Taunton Albemarle Centre RAFT Jemima Layzell Trust Priory Group Five Rivers Green days Stand Against Violence Paul Street Stitchers My Days St George’s Nursing Home Somerset Day…

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