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July 2017

28
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.

28
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…

28
July
12:30 am — 1:00 pm
@ Castle Green
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Shema Raqs

Shema Raqs will be performing the incredible ‘Tanoura’ (Egyptian Whirling) on Castle Green as part of our Movement & Dance celebration on Friday 28th July.

28
July
10:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Castle Green
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Somerset County Cricket Club Roadshow during Taunton Live

Official opening of ‘Movement & Dance’ day Friday 28th July by Stumpy & Somerset CCC Captain Tom Abell at 10am followed by their fun Roadshow on the green from 11-5pm.

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
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
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
Join

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
Join

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
@ Castle Green
Join

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
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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.

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 — 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 — 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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZOOM-7spBE

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
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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…

July 2018

01
July
01/07/2018 8:00 am — 31/07/2018 5:00 pm
@ Taunton
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Adopt an Artist Trail

Adopt an Artist Local Artists and businesses are paired up during Taunton Live Arts Festival in July in our Adopt an Artist scheme. This is a great way for businesses to support the festival as well as creating a great platform for artists to showcase their talents.

01
July
01/07/2018 8:00 am — 31/07/2018 5:00 pm
@ Taunton
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Yarnbombing Trail

Taunton Live Arts Festival 2018 brings together knitting groups from all over Taunton Deane to showcase the wild and whacky creations. For the fourth year we will create a very fabulous Yarnbombing Trail around Taunton for all to enjoy. Coordinated by Marcia Hill.  

02
July
02/07/2018 9:00 am — 31/07/2018 5:00 pm
@ Albemarle Centre
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IGers

Igers Taunton An exciting exhibition of photographs by local photographers ‘IGers Taunton’ Open to visitors during Albemarle Centre opening hours

02
July
02/07/2018 10:00 am — 03/07/2018 5:00 pm
@ Creative Innovation Centre
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Creative Taunton

An exciting and eclectic display of artwork by GoCreate members.

02
July
02/07/2018 12:00 pm — 14/07/2018 4:00 pm
@ Taunton Library
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Community Arts Exhibition

‘When Worlds Collide’ An exciting exhibition of artwork created by Local Charities & Community Groups in Taunton for Taunton Live Arts Festival. Groups exhibiting include: Priory Adult Care, Greendays Day Care, My Days Day Care, Arc (TAH), The Albemarle Centre, YMCA Private View on Wednesday 11th July 4-7pm in Taunton Library- everyone welcomed to meet the artists.

03
July
03/07/2018 10:00 am — 31/07/2018 5:00 pm
@ Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre
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QuARTet Exhibition

Exhibition at Tacchi Morris Arts Centre during Taunton Live – Creative and Performing Arts Festival. QuARTet is an exciting exhibition of artwork by four Somerset Painters exploring their own interpretations of landscape. Janet Glynn-Smith/Adam Grose /Diane Burnell/Jenny Keogh Janet Glynn Smith. Janet’s work represents a change in direction from landscape to seascape, coinciding with a geographical move. Her work is based on going out to see what’s to be seen. Translating through an ever changing palette, being prepared to use…

05
July
7:30 pm — 10:00 pm
@ Creative Innovation Centre
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Poetry evening with Fire River Poets

As it’s July, or nearly, and Taunton Live is upon us, or nearly, there is the question: what to do of an evening? If your inclination naturally turns to poetry, why not go along to the Creative Innovation Centre ‪on Thursday 5 July‬ for one of the monthly evenings of poetry organised by Fire River Poets. For July, we will have the entire evening devoted to open mic. Such evenings have over the years demonstrated the great variety in poetry…

06
July
All Day
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Taunton Urban Sketchers

Join TUSK (Taunton Urban Sketchers) for a morning of outdoor arts. Every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month. Join us for Taunton Live – see TUSK facebook for further details, times etc

06
July
06/07/2018 5:00 pm — 03/08/2018 7:00 pm
@ Cosy Club
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Launch of Yarnbombing Trail

The official launch for the Taunton Live 2018 Yarnbombing Trail

06
July
5:00 pm — 7:00 pm
@ Cosy Club
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07
July
07/07/2018 8:00 am — 21/07/2018 5:00 pm
@ YMCA TAUNTON
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08
July
12:00 pm — 3:00 pm
@ Mecca Bingo
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Heat 1 : Tauntons Got Talent

Would you like to perform in the same venue as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Elton John and Rod Stewart? ‘Taunton Live- The Creative & Performing Arts Festival’ are super excited to announce that ‘Taunton’s Got Talent 2018’ will be hosted in Mecca Bingo (formerly the Gaumont Theatre) where all these incredible musicians performed. As well as this incredible opportunity the winning act will receive the Taunton’s Got Talent 2018 Trophy and a Cash prize of £500! We are looking…

09
July
09/07/2018 8:00 am — 23/07/2018 5:00 pm
@ Taunton
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09
July
5:00 pm — 7:00 pm
@ The Bank Public House
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10
July
6:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ Creative Innovation Centre
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11
July
5:00 pm — 7:00 pm
@ Taunton Library
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15
July
12:00 pm — 3:00 pm
@ Mecca Bingo
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Heat 2 : Tauntons Got Talent

Would you like to perform in the same venue as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Elton John and Rod Stewart? ‘Taunton Live- The Creative & Performing Arts Festival’ are super excited to announce that ‘Taunton’s Got Talent 2018’ will be hosted in Mecca Bingo (formerly the Gaumont Theatre) where all these incredible musicians performed. As well as this incredible opportunity the winning act will receive the Taunton’s Got Talent 2018 Trophy and a Cash prize of £500! We are looking…

15
July
4:30 pm — 6:30 pm
@ Queens Concert Hall
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18
July
18/07/2018 10:00 am — 28/07/2018 3:00 pm
@ Taunton Library
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School Open Visual Arts Competition 2018

School Open Visual Arts Competition 2018 We invite entries for the above Visual Arts Competition. This event will showcase 2D, 3D, and Photography work by Y7 – 9 and Y10-11, Y12+ (must be in full-time education) who live in or attend school in Taunton Deane. The competition features cash awards, certificates of merit and a 2 and a half week long public exhibition of selected entries at Taunton Library, Paul Street, Taunton. Prizes Kindly sponsored by Layzell & Sons Ltd…

18
July
4:30 pm — 7:30 pm
@ Taunton Library
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19
July
11:00 am — 2:00 pm
@ GreenDays Shop
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19
July
7:30 pm — 9:30 pm
@ Creative Innovation Centre
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Mic Shack

This is an open call out to all you Poets, Comedians, Singer/Songwriters, Rappers, Storytellers, Town Criers or anyone else that has an affinity with the spoken word. The Mic Shack is returning for its July edition and we’d like you to come and perform! If you’re interested please leave a comment, send me a message or email rossthepoet@gmail.com. Slots can be anywhere up to 10 minutes and there is a bar! Venue: Creative Innovation Centre www.creativeinnovationcentre.co.uk £3.00 entry. * Poetry…

20
July
10:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Shakespeare Glass
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Jo Mortimer Live Painting at Shakespeare Glass

Artist Jo Mortimer will be ‘Live Painting’ in Shakspeare Glass Gallery on Riverside Place as part of Taunton Live. Pop in and meet Jo and see her at work

21
July
12:50 am — 1:10 pm
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My Days Dance Performance on the Dance Stage

My Days Dance Performance on the Dance Stage

21
July
12:50 am — 1:10 pm
@ acoustic stage
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Robert Garnham Comedy Spoken Word Artist on Acoustic Stage

Robert Garnham is a comedy spoken word artist from Devon. His shorter pieces are fast-paced, delivered in a stand-up style, with a slightly surrealist edge and often a humorous punchline. His tone is off-beat, high energy and often somewhat deadpan. Over the years Robert has headlined at the top spoken word nights in the UK such as Bang Said the Gun in London, Evidently in Manchester, Hammer and Tongue in both Bristol and Brighton. He has won or been placed…

21
July
1:40 am — 2:00 pm
@ Goodlands Gardens
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Powerhoop Demonstration

http://www.funfithealthandfitness.com/  

21
July
21/07/2018 8:00 am — 28/07/2018 11:30 pm
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Instagram Hashtag Project

Instagram Hashtag Project – Taunton Live – #IGERS_TL18 Conditions of Entry: Entries must be received as stated by the closing date specified. Your photo/video is made at your own expense and GoCreate shall not be liable to reimburse any expenses incurred in making a submission. GoCreate reserves the right to use the Entrant’s photos or video to market the Competition or showcase the work of GoCreate GoCreate reserves the right to refuse any entry for any reason at its absolute…

21
July
9:00 am — 7:00 pm
@ Taunton
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Poetry Pin with Chris Jelley

Poetry Pin Taunton Poetry Pin will be live for the festival, hunt out poems across the town and Longrun Meadow or add your own composition (Poetry Pin is like a wordy version of PokemonGo but with poems!) Guidance at poets corner throughout the day for composition, posting or just searching out the poems. No app required just open https://taunton.poetrypin.info/ in your mobile browser, approve your gps permission and go!

21
July
10:00 am — 4:00 pm
@ Tangiers Scout Hut
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Taunton Live Literary Area

The Jemima Layzell Trust are delighted to be co-ordinating the literary area for Taunton Live 2018. We have a mix of authors, all local who are coming to share their work to bring a fab mix of FREE entertainment. Find us throughout the day, in conversation with authors, listening to extracts and generally exploring their talent and what inspires them. Keep a look out for our pop up poetry wall run by James Crowden…he’ll be out there, somewhere in Goodlands…

21
July
10:30 am — 5:00 pm
@ Richard Huish College
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21
July
10:30 am — 3:30 pm
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21
July
11:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Goodlands Gardens
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Big Saturday on Goodlands Gardens

Taunton Live 2018 will once again bring the Arts to the streets of Taunton for a 4th year in July. Putting on an incredible programme of events celebrating the creative & performing Arts during the whole month of July. Our ‘Big Saturday’ will take place on Saturday 21st on Goodlands Gardens, where we will celebrate an exciting day showcasing Live local Music, Dance, Poetry, Drawing, Sculpture, & Community Arts projects as well as offering free Creative workshops for all the…

21
July
11:00 am — 3:30 pm
@ Goodlands Gardens
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Taunton Thespians Dress Up Tent

The Taunton Thespians 🎭 will once again bring there incredibly stocked ‘Dress Up Tent’ to Taunton Live Arts Festival on Saturday 21st July 11-5pm.  

21
July
11:00 am — 4:00 pm
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Face painting with Eve Male

free facepainting in the Childrens Area!  

21
July
11:00 am — 6:00 pm
@ Goodlands Gardens
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21
July
11:00 am — 11:30 am
@ Goodlands Gardens
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Avtar Indian Dance

Namaste! My name is Avtar Singh Panesar – I grew up listening to Bhangra music legends and watching iconic Bollywood films (from colourful happy sing-a-longs to tragic melodramas). Running dance/education sessions in the south west keeps me in touch with my roots and India’s rich culture – dancing to a variety of music styles including Bhangra, Folk, Filmi and Garba. We have an Indian dressing up box to add tropical colour to the dance – scarves, bindi’s, turbans, bangles, sarees.…

21
July
11:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Goodlands Gardens
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Usbourne Art Treasury

in the Children’s Area.

21
July
11:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Goodlands Gardens
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Solar Pyrography with Ian Houlton

Solar Artist Ian Houlton will be demonstrating his live art at Taunton Live this year as well as a sale of his artwork on display. Goodland Gardens Saturday 21st July. https://www.facebook.com/elementno6/  

21
July
11:00 am — 5:00 pm
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Alchemy of Light

Alchemy of Light will have a stall of beautiful handmade jewellery during Taunton Live on Saturday 21st July on Goodland Gdns. Please see link for more details: Posted by Alchemy of Light on Thursday, 8 June 2017

21
July
11:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Goodlands Gardens
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Also Known as Dance Theatre Company

http://akadancetheatrecompany.com/  

21
July
11:00 am — 6:00 pm
@ Goodlands Gardens
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Steven G Matthews with his book ‘The Duck Trail’

Author Steven G Matthews will be at Taunton Live’s ‘Big Saturday’ 21st July 11-4pm with his book ‘The Duck Trail’ in the Children’s Area behind The Museum of Somerset, Goodland Gardens. Lots of fun activities, hook a duck, duck skittles … and of course his book! 🦆

21
July
11:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Goodlands Gardens
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Tall Tales and Silly Stories with Beth Webb.

Tall Tales and Silly Stories with Beth Webb. Storytelling fun for everyone from 4 to 94! There’ll be tales you thought you knew, but told with a twist. Daft rhymes for the kiddies and ghostly goings-on for those who don’t scare easily… Rolling stories from 11-12.30am in the children’s area behind the Museum of Somerset. Best of all, it’s free! Beth’s children’s books are on sale in the Literary Area by The Acoustic Stage by Tangier Scout Hut.

21
July
11:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Goodlands Gardens
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Taunton Live 2018 Dance Stage Performances

Taunton Live 2018 Dance Stage Performances Saturday 21st July 11-5pm Goodland Gardens Avtar Indian Dance Yoga & Tai Chi with Sangha House My Days Day Care PowerHoop Pauline Quirke Academy Border Morris Dancing Eastern Promise Belly Dancing Jitterbugs (Children’s Area)

21
July
11:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Goodlands Gardens
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Clothes of the World – India ‘Dress Up’ Tent

SATURDAY 21ST JULY, Goodlands Gardens, Taunton Come and join us celebrating clothes of India & Pakistan – we have Sari’s, Turbans, Bangles, Bindi’s and Bollywood Style Scarves for you to try. Check out the diverse prints, intense colours, and intricate embroidery of fabric and costumes There will be a fun Bollywood and Bhangra dance-a-long at 11 am – Bring Your Dancing Feet

21
July
12:00 pm — 4:00 pm
@ Goodlands Gardens
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Story Walks Guided Trails

Earlier this year a select group of just five schools took place in a unique ACE funded creative writing initiative inside the Museum of Somerset in Taunton. On Saturday 21st July, during Taunton Live, Mr Jelley of Storywalks will be on hand to guide pupils and parents through these dynamic trails authored by the pupils. So let your child lead you through their digital Storywalk trail inside The Museum of Somerset, Taunton and reveal their special words responding to the…

21
July
2:00 pm — 4:00 pm
@ Museum of Somerset
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Creative Writing Workshop with Author Beth Webb

‘Muse means Inspiration’ A writing workshop for adults or sensible older children (12 yrs+) If ‘muse’ means inspiration, then a ‘museum’ is where one goes to be inspired. We will visit the Museum of Somerset to find an artefact that inspires us, then draft up ideas for a story or poem to tell its tale.   The old School House, The Museum of Somerset. Max number of participants 12. Free but booking essential via info@tauntonlive.co.uk

21
July
2:00 pm — 5:00 pm
@ Goodlands Gardens
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Sketch & Sign workshop with Mike Godleman

Sketch & Sign workshop with Mike Godleman (Missing A Trick Media) “Expressing your creative side using basic drawings and the visual language of signing. All ages, including parents & children welcome. On Saturday 21st July, Goodland Gardens, Taunton.

21
July
2:00 pm — 4:00 pm
@ Goodlands Gardens
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Instagrammers Taunton

Instagramers Taunton (IGers Taunton) will be hosting a ‘meet up’ during Big Saturday Festival on 21st July from 2-4pm (Goodland Gardens). They will photograph the creative events taking place as ‘Live Arts’.

21
July
2:30 pm — 3:00 pm
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Pauline Quirk Academy

WELCOME TO PQA TAUNTON! We operate on Saturdays from 9.45am-1pm, where we welcome students aged 4 to 18. Each week students have sessions in Comedy & Drama, Musical Theatre and Film & Television, led by our fantastic team of Teachers. We are always working on exciting projects which feature our students performing in a variety of different roles, in musicals, plays and films. We are passionate about every student’s personal journey with us, and the whole team work hard to…

21
July
3:00 pm — 3:30 pm
@ Goodlands Gardens
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Jittabugs Theatre School

Jittabugs Theatre School will perform songs from the Greatest Showman, Mary Poppins, Oliver Twist and Beauty & The Beast.

21
July
3:20 pm — 3:40 pm
@ Goodlands Gardens
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Mayhem Border Morris

Mayhem are an adult border morris side based on the Somerset/Devon border. We do traditional and contemporary border dances

21
July
3:30 pm — 4:00 pm
@ Goodlands Gardens
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Jittabugs Ballet and Boogie

Jittabugs baby boogies return to Taunton Live as part of our Dance program. Find us in the children’s area behind The Museum of Somerset at 3.30pm

21
July
3:40 pm — 4:00 pm
@ Goodlands Gardens
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Author Angie Langley 3.40-4pm in the Literary area

THE STORY Five feet one and full of fizz, Jennifer Brown lights up the room. She has a gorgeous partner, a wicked best friend, and a boss who doesn’t mind that she’s the worst typist on the planet. She’s loyal, generous and irredeemably ditzy. Everyone loves Jennifer Brown…. Join Author Angie Langley 3.40-4pm in the Literary area, Goodland Gardens Big Saturday 21st July. Taunton Live Arts Festival.

21
July
4:10 pm — 4:30 pm
@ Goodlands Gardens
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African drumming with Denis Kigongo & Green Days

Join Denis Kigongo at the Acoustic Stage at 4.10 for his African drumming performance with Green Days day care.  

21
July
4:10 pm — 4:30 pm
@ Goodlands Gardens
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Eastern Promise

We are pleased to announce that Belly Dancers ‘Eastern Promise’ will be performing on the Dance Stage again this year at Taunton Live Arts Festival on Saturday 21st July 🙌🏿

21
July
4:10 pm — 4:30 pm
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Greendays Drumming

Greendays Drumming performance with Denis Kigongo and Kristian Smith.

21
July
5:20 pm — 5:40 pm
@ Goodlands Gardens
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Zumba Gold and Flexercise

Zumba Gold Girls will perform a fun Merengue called ‘Fiest!’ Then Zumba Gold and FL exercise participants combined will dance to ‘Better When I’m Dancing’ by Meghan Trainor and finally my FL exercise Members will perform to ‘9 to 5’ by Dolly Parton.

21
July
7:30 pm — 9:30 pm
@ Church of St. James
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Taizé at St. James Church

Taizé Performance at St.James Church on Saturday 21st July 7.30pm during Taunton Live. http://www.stjamestaunton.co.uk/Sounds/20170729_Taize_PM_SERVICE.mp3

22
July
12:00 pm — 3:00 pm
@ Mecca Bingo
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Final: Taunton’s Got Talent 2018

Would you like to perform in the same venue as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Elton John and Rod Stewart? ‘Taunton Live- The Creative & Performing Arts Festival’ are super excited to announce that ‘Taunton’s Got Talent 2018’ will be hosted in Mecca Bingo (formerly the Gaumont Theatre) where all these incredible musicians performed. As well as this incredible opportunity the winning act will receive the Taunton’s Got Talent 2018 Trophy and a Cash prize of £500! We are looking…

27
July
7:00 pm — 11:00 pm
@ Creative Innovation Centre
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