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Theatre for the under 5s gets a hop in the right direction

16 Jun 2017

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.

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Summit Else!

13 Jun 2017

We are running a summit to discuss the profound effect participatory music has on vulnerable young people from PRU’s and other settings.

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What does Take Art actually do?

31 Jan 2017

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 HERE

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Take Art Launches New Theatre Initiative BARN

30 Jan 2017

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.

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New Hopper Project Set to Reshape Early Years Theatre

17 Jan 2017

Somerset Arts organisation Take Art, in partnership with Surrey Arts and China Plate, has received £92k from the Arts Council’s Strategic Touring Fund and £24k from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation for the Early Years regional Theatre project Hopper, focusing on Somerset and Surrey in 2017/18.

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HAPPY NEW YEAR! It’s the new 2017 Programme!

19 Dec 2016

This New Year the Take Art team want to give you a 2017 to look forward to - full of magic, mayhem and creative opportunities. So click and flick through the new Take Art Jan-June programme below and start planning some happy times.

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HOT OFF THE PRESS: The Sept-Dec 2016 Take Art Brochure

12 Sep 2016

It's the season of mist and mellow fruitfulness and that means a new Take Art brochure, full of inspiring ways to boost your melatonin, decorate your evenings and improve your social life.

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Dance on Tour!

06 Sep 2016

The Rural Touring Dance Initiative is coming to a village near you, as the first shows start touring around Somerset and the UK. Dates Now Released!

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Take Art is Seeking New Trustees

02 Aug 2016

Opportunity: Take Art is looking for new trustees from all backgrounds, ages and areas to join their dynamic and creative board.

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Apply to take part in the Rural Dance Touring Initiative

12 Jul 2016

We are looking for existing dance shows or shows in the making for our 2017/18 Rural Touring Season. Find out more here...

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