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 three award-winning Somerset arts organisations, bringing the skills and expertise of arts and media professionals direct to your school. The three organisations are Somerset Art Works, Somerset Film 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.

Check out this InspirED film with top tips from teachers and students about why opting for art, dance and drama GCSEs make excellent choices for our future.

InspirED Partners

Somerset Art Works

Somerset Art Works is a registered charity and membership organisation. Somerset's only countywide agency dedicated to developing the visual arts.

Somerset Film

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.

Take Art

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.

To speak to Take Art about support in drama, dance or early years opportunities contact Katy on 01460 249450 or email

 To find out more about what’s on offer at InspirED, how we can work with your school and the subscription scheme visit or call 01823 410161.