• 19 Apr RSA Taunton: Talk on Music Education

    Wednesday 28th June 2017 at 19:00 – 21:00. £5.   Is there a place for music in a child’s education? Come and join us for a talk by Andrew Maddocks FRSA MA LRAM on ‘Growing up with music’.   Andrew, after time as a cathedral......

  • 05 Apr Business Model Canvas Master Class

    An Open Innovation Master class delivered by Core Business Design.   Thursday September 14th , 2017, 10am-4pm.   The Business Model Canvass (BMC) is a simple map / canvas of your organisation split into key areas such as ‘Customer Segments’ or ‘Key Partners’. This workshop......

  • 14 Jan South West Creative Industries Conference 3rd May 2017

    May 3rd 11.30-4.30 at the Phoenix Exeter, Gandy St, Exeter EX4 3LS. £35pp includes lunch & refreshments.   If you are in the creative industries in the South West then this essential mini conference is ideal for you. It will give you the chance to......

  • 03 Nov Project Ideas & Funding for Creatives, Musicians, Writers & Artists Workshop

    6.30pm-9.00pm. £5pp. 19th Jan 2017 at CICCIC, Taunton. 16th Mar 2017 Yeovil Rugby Club, Yeovil   Join CICCIC director Andrew Knutt on this informal workshop on researching grants and funding for creative projects with a focus on working collaboratively with others that attract funding. Groups......

  • 28 Oct Arts and Cultural development in Taunton Deane – Have your say

    A visioning workshop focused on Arts and Cultural development in Taunton Deane will be held on Wed 18th Jan 6-8pm at the Creative Innovation Centre CIC, Paul Street, Taunton TA1 3PF   The Creative Innovation Centre CIC (CICCIC) works with a wide range of arts......

  • 03 Aug Optimising Social Media

    A Master class delivered by Core Business Design.   Overview   Social media now plays a large role in the ranking of your website and though the likes of Google uses these social signals for this purpose what social media optimisation strategies can you use......

  • 23 May Innovation Night – 3D Design & Software

    As part of our Autumn season of innovation nights at CICCIC in Taunton we are hosting a Pecha Kucha style, high octane, high entertainment presentation platform promoting recent innovations in 3D design such as ‘augmented reality’, online marketing, 3D mapping, product and service development and......

  • 13 Apr Online Development and Marketing Master Class – ‘Creatives Club’

    Wednesdays 12.30 – 4.30pm Sept 24th and Nov 12th 2016.   Cost per person £25 per workshop (Normally £50 but £25 subsidised by Taunton Deane Borough Council for creative’s living in the borough of Taunton Deane – if you are outside this borough you may......

  • 06 Feb Practical Guide to Starting & Running Ecommerce

    If you’re intending to sell on the internet through an ecommerce store then you will most likely employ a web designer to make an ecommerce store for you. But understanding ecommerce and running an online store is another matter. And that’s what our ecommerce course......

  • 29 Jan Band Employment: Making Music Together to Build Confidence Towards Employment – 10 week Course

    Introduction This 10 week programme is designed for you! Young people who have a passion and desire to learn and develop their musical talent, play in a band and build further personal confidence to move further towards gaining meaningful employment.   In Detail   Like......

  • 15 Jan Retail Innovation Night – Pecha-Kucha Style

    The State of the Art in Business – A dynamic, high octane, rapid knowledge exchange platform creating an exciting and stimulating evening for discerning creative business people who like to stay ahead of the crowd.   Based on the success of the last Business Innovation......

  • 05 Jan Master class ‘Creatives Club’ – Finance for Creative Industries

    Wednesday April 6th 12.30 – 4.30pm   Cost per person £25. Max No: 12   Accountancy for Creative Industries and the Not For Profit Sector.   Introduction   This visual and interactive workshop is focused around demystifying all issues financial and teaching individuals the basics required......

  • 21 Dec Business Intelligence Debate v1

    If you like to philosophise and discuss in-depth matters of business, covering aspects that you won’t find in any manual, then why not join like minded people and share your views and thoughts.   Not for the light hearted conversationalist, the objective of this event......

  • 27 Nov Creative Blocks into Creative Bricks: Building a Strong Foundation for Inspiration

    8th March 9-9.30am start finish 12.30pm (teas and coffees provided).   Cost per person £25.   Max No: 20.   Introduction:   A tour of your creative mind, body and soul in a workshop focused on your own physiological and neurological relationship with creativity.  ......

  • 23 Nov Do you want to improve your business performance?

    Effective Business Strategy.   Re-engineer your business for the new Buyers’ Market.   Learn how you can develop a competitive edge and improve business performance.   It is a period of great change for business, accelerated by the world-wide recession. Businesses need to adapt by......

  • 09 Oct Project Ideas & Funding for Creatives, Musicians, Writers, Project Leaders & Artists Workshop

    6.30pm-9.00pm. £5pp. 19th Jan 206 at CICCIC, Taunton. 29th Mar Red Brick, Glastonbury   Join CICCIC director Andrew Knutt on this informal workshop on researching grants and funding for creative projects with a focus on working collaboratively with others that attract funding. Groups will discuss......

  • 23 Sep Life, the Universe… and Branding!

    Introduction and overview:   Hold on tight, we’re going in deep! This lively presentation explores the often misunderstood subject of Branding – what it is, how it works and why mastering it is essential for all creative business owners in today’s competitive marketplace. We also......

  • 23 Sep Adapting to Change – A Reality Check Business Event

    Sometimes we need to pause and take a real good look at our businesses and the creative industries landscape in which they operate, but too often we get stuck in a daily routines and fail to understand how things are changing, and if we are......

  • 23 Jul How to Sell Art & Creative Works Online

    Overview:   Every artist, musician or creative needs to make money and though exhibitions and the odd commission are one way to sell your work. The internet is still the most useful and money making resource available to any artist but there is one problem…many......

  • 15 Feb Ideas to Business – The Quick Resourceful Guide to Starting a Creative Business

    Overview   Starting a business or just started but not getting very far? Then look no further than this resourceful workshop designed to share decades of business experience and resources that you won’t find in any other business start-up course. It’s packed full of short......

  • 11 Jan 101 Marketing Ideas & Concepts Conference

    Introduction   Marketing is always at the top of any business agenda but coming up with ideas and concepts can be a challenge, but not any more if you attend our 101 Marketing Ideas & Concepts conference.   At just £25 per person this innovative......