InspirED is a Somerset wide education project that offers exciting and unforgettable arts opportunities to schools and Early Years settings through a range of high quality performance, exhibitions, artist-led workshops and training.
Each academic year InspirED delivers a rich programme of events, workshops and training, including online resources, celebration platforms, CPD/Networking and support for teacher lesson planning and schools with curriculum targets.
Who is InspirED
InspirED Somerset is a consortium of four award-winning Somerset arts organisations, bringing the skills and expertise of arts and media professionals direct to your school. The four organisations are Somerset Art Works, Somerset Film, SPAEDA and Take Art in partnership with Somerset County Council, contracted by Somerset Education Partnership Board and supported by SASH and SAPHTO.
Subscribe to InspirED
It’s not too late to subscribe for this academic year. Please visit the main InspirED Somerset website to find out more.
Our subscription based service ensures that schools benefit from the following free advice and support, networking and skills development, priority access to high profile artist-led residencies and community projects, county celebratory platforms and resources – including a dedicated website, online resources, telephone advice service and regular e bulletins.
Annual subscriptions* are based on just £1 per child – capped at £950 for large settings and minimum fee of £50 per setting.
Somerset Art Works is a registered charity and membership organisation. Somerset's only countywide agency dedicated to developing the visual arts.
Somerset Film is a registered charity trading as a company limited by guarantee dedicated to empowering individuals and communities through the use of film and digital technology. We are very fortunate to have two local patrons who are extremely experienced in their chosen fields and widely recognised for the quality of their work.
SPAEDA create arts projects and activities for schools and communities, led by professional artists in all art forms - visual arts, crafts, creative writing, media, dance, drama and music.
Take Art works with thousands of people across the county, providing opportunities for all ages and abilities to experience, participate and work within the arts.
Take Art in Schools
Please visit Take Art Schools to find out about all our work in schools, including events, training, platforms and workshop opportunities.
News from InspirED
- NewsTake Art awarded four more years of NPO Arts Council Funding
Take Art is incredibly pleased to announce that the organisation has retained its Arts Council National Portfolio Funding for 2018-2022. This award of £641,700 (£160,425 per annum) will enable us to continue to grow our vital work within the county, bringing quality performances and life changing creative opportunities and experiences to Somerset people and communities.More info
- NewsTheatre for the under 5s gets a hop in the right direction
A pioneering project designed to bring theatre to young children in rural areas today announces the six companies selected to make up its inaugural touring programme. The Hopper scheme, which is being trialled in Somerset and Surrey, is aimed at bringing theatre to areas of low arts engagement.More info
- NewsTake Art has key role in new Early Years Qualification
Take Art is very excited to announce that our very own Jane Parker (experienced Early Years Music Practitioner and the Project Manager of Soundwaves Extra) has been appointed the South West mentor for a pioneering new qualification for music practitioners working in the Early Years.More info
To speak to Take Art about support in drama, dance or early years opportunities contact Katy on 01460 249450 or email email@example.com
To find out more about what’s on offer at InspirED, how we can work with your school and the subscription scheme visit www.inspiredsomerset.org.uk or call 01823 410161.