What We Do

Current Projects

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We're currently working on a wide range of educational, health and well-being, community, national and international creative 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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  • ProjectSPARSE

    SPARSE is a partnership between seven European countries, all working together to formalise a pan European Rural Touring Network. Currently, with the exception of the UK, a rural touring network does not exist within much of Europe - SPARSE is all about sharing the UK model and experience to help build international rural touring networks.

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  • ProjectRIOTE2

    Outdoor theatre companies from across Europe are getting together to share skills and ideas, to look at setting up a rural touring network, to develop a theatre skills sharing programme and to develop new theatre methods. November 2017 – August 2019

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  • ProjectDance To Health

    A dance and older people project based at Dunkirk House in Bishops Lydeard, which is part of the national project Dance To Health; a pioneering ‘falls prevention’ dance programme for older people.

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  • ProjectInspirED

    InspirED is a Somerset wide education project that offers exciting and unforgettable arts opportunities to schools and Early Years settings.

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  • ProjectRural Touring Dance Initiative

    The Rural Touring Dance Initiative (RTDI) brings exciting and innovative dance theatre and dance performance to rural locations, using the established rural touring schemes to help make this happen successfully. 2015 - present.

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  • ProjectWord/Play

    Word/Play is a social prescribing project for people experiencing mental ill health. It uses performance poetry to empower individuals, giving them the freedom and encouragement to tell their stories.

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  • ProjectBARN

    BARN is a three-year theatre initiative (2017-19) that supports Somerset’s emerging theatre-making sector to develop, test and showcase new work in a predominantly rural context.

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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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  • ProjectJump Start

    A high energy, physical adventure for boys, consisting of regular dance workshops, along with performance opportunities. October 2015 - Ongoing

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  • ProjectSomerset Youth Dance Company

    A group of gifted and talented young dancers from throughout Somerset. September 2010 - Ongoing

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  • ProjectSpring Forward Dance Festival

    Spring Forward is a seasonal dance festival offering unrivaled opportunities for Somerset's dancers to perform on a professional stage, participate in workshops and watch world-class dance performances. February 2005 – Present

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  • ProjectMy Tunes

    My Tunes is a long running project from Take Art and Actiontrack that utilises the levelling power of music, working with some of the most isolated and disadvantaged young people in the county. Sep 2012 - present day

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