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Winter 2017 Brochure now available!

10 July 2017

The winter brochure is now available to download from our website!

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Page is Printed 2017 winners announced!

22 June 2017

Thursday 15 June saw the culmination of the 2017 Page is Printed Creative Writing Competition and what a fabulous night of spoken word we had!

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Include Art

6 March 2017

Inspiring work by individuals with lived experience of social isolation, mental health or disability

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Funding for new Include Programme

17 January 2017

Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre has been awarded funding from The Clarke Willmott Fund to develop a dynamic programme of inclusive arts in Taunton. The scheme, which is hoped will act as the pilot for a bigger arts on prescription programme in the regio…

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TYDC Low Ham Dance Film

27 November 2016

Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre and The Museum of Somerset announce their new partnership: bringing the earliest piece of narrative art in Somerset to life

The extraordinary Low Ham Mosaic is to be the inspiration for a new dance film featurin…

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WIN A YEAR OF THEATRE!

7 October 2016

You could win one of two FREE Annual Pass tickets!

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Arts and Health Programme Update

15 September 2016

One of the things that is perhaps most wonderful about the theatre is returning to that childhood state of make-believe, re-connecting with a sense of play, suspending disbelief and exploring a world of infinite possibilities. As, Oscar Wilde once…

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Catch your bit of Edinburgh Festival magic at Tacchi-Morris

17 August 2016

Missed the world’s biggest arts festival – the mighty  Edinburgh Festival? Fear not you don’t have to be up in Scotland to catch some of the UK’s finest performance artists. This season Tacchi-Morris Art…

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Pay What You Decide!

23 July 2016

Ever wanted to go to the theatre but didn’t want to risk it in case it wasn’t your cup of tea? Do you feel you’d like to try out a show before committing the cash? If so, Tacchi-Morris Arts Centr…

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Page is Printed 2016 Winners announced!

20 June 2016

Our annual Literary Festival drew to a close with two fantastic evenings of theatre and spoken word.‚Äč Three fantastic plays were perform

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Watch It! Tacchi-Morris on YouTube!

23 May 2016

Your chance to see behind the scenes, meet the perfomers & get top tips!

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Completion of Heritage Lottery Funded First World War Centenary Project at TMAC

8 April 2016

Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre was awarded £9,800 for a dynamic youth dance project for Taunton Youth Dance Company (TYDC) to mark the Centenary of World War One in Somerset.

 

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April highlights coming up...

7 April 2016

Katherine Edwardes is here to tell you about a few of April's highlights coming up in the next two weeks!

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Download the New Summer Brochure

20 March 2016

The exciting new summer season is here!

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Winning Writing Workshop with Chris and Clare!

9 March 2016

Local authors Chris Ewan and Clare Donoghue led such a fascinating, sold-out writing workshop, Clare is booked to lead another in May!

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Local charities benefit from generosity of theatre-goers

23 February 2016

Two local charities have benefited from the generosity of theatre-goers after fundraising efforts saw almost £400 raised from events that took place at Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre in 2015.

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The New Spring Season

4 January 2016

 

Shows, community events and classes for everyone!

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Tacchi-Morris Gift Vouchers

25 October 2015

Looking for that Christmas treat for a loved one...? 

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THE NEW SEASON IS HERE

22 September 2015

Welcome to the autumn season at Tacchi-Morris!

 

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Family Open Day

18 September 2015

 

Free, FUN Family Open Day at Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre!

 

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Page Is Printed 2015 Winners Announced

19 July 2015

Friday 19th June saw the culmination of this year's creative writing competition The Page is Printed. 

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Taunton Live 2015

18 July 2015

Celebrating the performing and creative arts in Taunton!

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Creative Speed Dating success

18 May 2015

On Wednesday 4th February, Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre hosted its third Arts & Business Creative Speed Dating event funded by Somerset County Council’s Creative Industries Development Fund.

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It's summer time at Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre!

31 March 2015

 

Welcome to the Summer 2105 season of shows, events and classes at Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre and what a feast it is… from Shakespeare to SISTER ACT there really is something for everyone!  

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Breathing Art in to Life

23 February 2015

A fantastic season of work promoting arts, health and well-being at Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre.

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Valentines Cream Tea

13 February 2015

 

On Friday 13th February a group of Year 7 Heathfield students served a cream tea and homemade scones to residents from local care homes for a special valentines get together at Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre.

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FREE Creative Speed Dating event!

22 January 2015

To register your FREE place phone our box office on 01823 41 41 41 or email [email protected]

The third event of its kind at Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre, this dynamic evening of ‘creative speed dating’ is not to be missed.…

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Dinner & Theatre Deal

18 January 2015

Make a night of it! A meal at BRAZZ Restaurant followed by a top show!

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Notice of Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre AGM

16 December 2014

Join us for our Annual General Meeting of Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre's Management Committee.

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Policing the Disabled Conference

11 November 2014

On Tuesday 11 November we welcomed Avon and Somerset Police back again for their Policing for the Disabled conference hosted alongside Stand Against Racism & Inequality.

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Christmas Shows at Tacchi-Morris!

7 November 2014

Fabulous festive shows!

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Flood Relief Meeting from the PCC

3 November 2014

On Monday 3 November, Avon & Somerset Police’s Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens and Councillor and leader of Somerset County Council John Osman hosted a response meeting after Sue visited the flooding…

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Question Time comes to Tacchi-Morris!

30 October 2014

On Thursday 30 October we were delighted to welcome the BBC into our auditorium as they took up residence for the filming of the flagship show Question Time!

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Bolder Dance Company

20 October 2014

Bolder Dance Company is our resident company for over 50s. As the name suggests Bolder aims to promote dance as a means of improving health and wellbeing, building confidence as a performer, encouraging…

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New Commission for Somerset: Letters to the Frontline

2 October 2014

Musician and composer Greg Harradine has just created a new commission for Somerset. Based on the expereinces of Somerset Women, this composition forms part of the Heritage Lottery Funded Project War and Peace: Commemorating th…

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aKa Dance Theatre Company

1 October 2014

aKa Dance Theatre Company are currently Company in Residence at Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre.

This new Somerset dance company, started up by Somerset graduates Jenny Grant and Joe Garbett has just completed a tour of second…

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Magical new season for little people

22 September 2014

The marvellous Mini Feet returns this autumn led by Early Years specialist and generally wonderful person Hannah Lefeurve. Mini Feet is for little people aged 18 months - 4 years (and their parents and grandparents!). Each week the class is taken …

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A FREE Week of Classes for All the Family!

22 September 2014

This September Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre is offering visitors the opportunity to try a whole week of classes for free!

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Pop-up Opera Pop-up...in Taunton!

19 September 2014

Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre is gearing up to welcome young fun opera company Pop-Up Opera as they present a fresh take on Mozart’s famous and much-loved comedy Cosí fan tutte on Friday 19th September.

 

Followin…

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Free Poetry Show for Primaries!

27 June 2014

Local primary school reception classes were treated to a free performance of poetry by Cbeebies star PoetryJoe.

 

The star of CBeebie’s Rhyme Rocket, performer, writer and – of course! – poet, set the sta…

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Free Exhibition Highlighting Mental Health Stigma

4 June 2014

A new exhibition of photographs at Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre explores the issues surrounding mental health.

 

One in four of us will be affected by a mental health problem and being able to talk about mental health is some…

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Boys dance workshops with James Wilton

6 May 2014

James Wilton Dance Company joined us for two days to run curtain raiser dance workshops especially for boys. One working with students from Heathfield Community School and The SPACE and the other open to all young males across the county.

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Page to Stage Winners Announced

1 May 2014

The Page to Stage competition has closed, the scripts have been read and the winners decided! Entrants were invited to submit scripts that were no more than 20 pages in length or 20 minutes in performance time. The judges were looking for original…

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Tacchi-Morris hosts U.Dance Regional Platform

26 March 2014

Tacchi-Morris hosted the annual U.Dance platform for young people as part of Spring Forward, a festival of performance coordinated by Take Art.

U.Dance, the Regional Youth Dance Platform was held at Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre as part of S…

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The Innovation Cafe

4 February 2014

In February Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre and Taunton’s Creative Innovation Centre presented The Innovation Café – a symposium showcasing some of the most innovative, imaginative and daring collaborations and innovations in the arts…

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Creative Speed Dating

2 December 2013

Following a sucessful bid to the Creative Indstries Development Fund Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre re-launched its Arts and Business initiatives with a Christmas Creative Speed Dating Symposium!

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