- 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
- NewsROUND 2: Barn Theatre Initiative Grant Applications.
Take Art is welcoming a new round of applications for their Barn Theatre Initiative, aimed at providing financial and professional support for the ideas, shows and projects of the Somerset Theatre community...More info
- NewsRe-imagining Taunton in Poetry
What could Taunton to be like in 10 years? Well Word/Play gathered together some local poets at Taunton Library on Friday 2 June, and with the help of performance poets Liv Torc and David Reakes, asked them just that... The mission was to write words, soundbites, poems, rants and aspirations that could help inform the Cultural Plan for Taunton.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
- NewsSummit Else!
We are running a summit to discuss the profound effect participatory music has on vulnerable young people from PRU’s and other settings.More info
- NewsJob Opportuntity: Dance Director at Take Art
Take Art is looking to recruit a Dance Director. This is a permanent post, subject to core funding. The job is a 4-day a week position (29.6 hours), including some evening and weekend work. Salary up to £30,900 pro rata (£24,720) based on experience. Read more here...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
- NewsThe Rural Touring Promoters Menu 2017/18
Looking for the new Rural Touring Menu? Somerset Rural Touring promoters can now access the 2017/18 Take Art Rural Touring Menu and begin the exciting process of choosing the best shows to bring to their village hall or venue over the next year.More info
- NewsBARN: Round One Ideas Fund
Eight successful small grants awarded in Round OneMore info
- NewsHopper - Call out for Artists
Take Art, Surrey Arts and China Plate are looking for submissions from theatre makers to take part in an exciting two-year pilot project that will create opportunities for young children to experience high quality performances in Early Years (EY) settings in Somerset and Surrey.More info
- NewsWhat does Take Art actually do?
Ever wondered what Take Art is, or what they do? We asked some people from Somerset to have a go at explaining... then we made a two minute film with their answers. WATCH IT HEREMore info
- NewsTake Art Launches New Theatre Initiative BARN
We are delighted to launch BARN, a three-year initiative that supports Somerset’s emerging theatre-making sector to develop, test and showcase new work in a predominantly rural context.More info