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
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
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.More info
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
An innovative digital and creative online and offline adventure, helping the children of Taunton prepare for Big School.More info
Early Years News
- NewsMajor new national dance programme launched
A major new national dance programme launched in partnership to create a new blueprint for working with pre-school children.More info
- NewsCountryfile Exposes the Funding Crisis in Rural Areas
Watch the BBC Countryfile film on Arts in rural areas. “Art fights loneliness and isolation really well and local theatres and arts centre, it’s exactly the sort of thing we stand for. It’s not posh stuff in the evening, it’s social glue.” Actor Samuel West More info
- NewsAre You Early Years Ready?
On Thursday 20th June 2019 Take Art and Bristol Plays Music welcomed over 65 delegates across the country from Music Services / Music Education Hubs, music facilitators, researchers, funders and strategic partners to discuss the future of Early Childhood music education provision. Find out what happened here.More info
Contacts the Early Years Team
firstname.lastname@example.org | 01460 249450
Early Years Creativity Director
Early Years Learning Co-ordinator
Hopper Project Co-ordinator
Early Years Arts Manager / Soundwaves Network Project Manager