Artist Support

Early Years Artists

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Take Art support, training and networking opportunities for artists and practitioners working with the Early Years across all art forms.

Currently our Hopper and Soundwaves Extra projects offer specific training, mentoring and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities for artists, Arts organisations and Early Years practitioners.


Meet the Early Years Team


Gina Westbrook is Take Art's Director of Early Years

Email: gina@takeart.org
tel: 01460 249450

Ruth Copping is Take Art’s Early Years Learning Coordinator

Email: earlyyears@takeart.org
tel: 01460 249450

Jane Parker is Soundwaves-Extra Project Manager

Email: jane@takeart.org 
tel: 01460 249450

Tamsin Mosse is Hopper Project Manager

Email tamsin@takeart.org
tel: 01460 249450


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Our Early Years Projects


  • ProjectThe SoundWaves Network

    The SoundWaves Network is an innovative and exciting Early Years Music Network for Early Years practitioners, child-minders, Early Years settings and InspirED schools.

    More info
  • ProjectHopper

    Taking place over two-years, Hopper brings specially created theatre shows into, pre-schools, nurseries, theatres, libraries and children’s centres, focusing on children from less advantaged areas.

    More info
  • ProjectInspirED

    InspirED is a Somerset wide education project that offers exciting and unforgettable arts opportunities to schools and Early Years settings.

    More info
  • Early Years practitioners and artists can visit our What's On and Take Part sections to see all the latest opportunities. Or they can contact Take Art directly.

    earlyyears@takeart.org