Take Art is a unique, life-changing organisation that doesn’t live in an arts venue, dance studio or whacking great theatre but in the villages, towns and rural communities of Somerset. Every year we bring diverse, exciting and empowering arts experiences to thousands of people, no matter their age, inclination or background.
Good old-fashioned family theatreMore info
Pip brings to life the ultimate bard.More info
Indian dance meets stand-up comedyMore info
Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman are one of the UK folk scene's most rewardingly enduring partnershipsMore info
Combining the rich traditions of folk music with original and contemporary interpretations through a blend of closely intertwined vocal harmonies.More info
Rainbow Fish Speak Easy is a bi-monthly spoken word poetry night in Yeovil, with open mic slots available for anyone with an original poem to share. This month's show stars Rebecca TantonyMore info
- NewsFood and the Arts: A Marriage Made in Somerset
Take Art to launch the UK leg of International project Ruritage, aiming to support the rural areas of Crewkerne, Chard, South Petherton and Ilminster through a celebration of food and the arts.More info
- NewsIn 2020 Spring Forward unites with U.Dance for the best Take Art Dance Festival Ever
Now in its 15th year, Spring Forward Dance Festival is back with an unrivaled offering to the entire Somerset and South West dance community, featuring three fabulous platform events, one of which will be the U.Dance regional showcase.More info
- NewsFive years left for rural arts?
England’s rural arts leaders, including Take Art's Chief Executive Ralph Lister, have serious concerns about the future of their organisations and are calling for more support to keep going and thriving.More info
- NewsARTS AS ACTIVISM
On Thursday 26 September at 4pm Take Art will be joining forces with Arts organisations across Somerset to look at how we can use the arts to influence the political agenda?More info
- NewsPlan your Autumn with the new Take Art Brochure
The New Take Art Autumn Season has arrived. Get the first glimpse of all the brilliant new shows and opportunities coming up over the next four months!More info
- NewsLittle Big Dance - Artist Call Out!
New Opportuntity for SW Dance Companies/Artist in a major new national dance programme, launched to create a new blueprint for working with pre-school children.More info