Early Years

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Take Art is passionate about Early Years creativity and works hard to provide opportunities for Somerset under fives and their families to enjoy arts experiences of the highest quality. We also work across Somerset and the South West providing networking, training and teaching opportunities for EY practitioners and settings. 

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Current 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.

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  • ProjectLittle Big Dance

    Little Big Dance is a major three-year national initiative created by South East Dance in partnership with Take Art, DanceEast and Yorkshire Dance, with more than £371,000 investment from Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Arts Council England.

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  • 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.

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  • ProjectAlfred the Mouse Goes to School

    An innovative digital and creative online and offline adventure, helping the children of Taunton prepare for Big School.

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  • Contacts the Early Years Team

    earlyyears@takeart.org | 01460 249450 

    Gina Westbrook
    Director of Early Years Creativity

    Nadine Griffiths
    Early Years Learning Co-ordinator

    Jane Parker
    Early Years Arts Manager / Soundwaves Network Project Manager