ART CARE EDUCATION (ACEARTS)Making the difference by enhancing life through art

ACEarts aims to provide art and creative activity to inspire, empower and enable people to develop and grow. We do this through the delivery of an annual programme of exhibitions and associated workshops and creative activities designed to encourage people of all ages and abilities to benefit from engagement with the arts.

We chose the name of our charity, Art Care Education (ACE), because our objective is to bring together these three elements for the benefit of all our participants, no matter which entry route they take to join us:

Art: enabling art and crafts people to have an opportunity to bring their work into the public domain – giving them the chance to display and sell their work to the public via the retail space, through exhibitions and to connect directly with their audience

Care: working closely with other organisations to bring creativity into the lives of the people who use their services, with a focus on health and wellbeing for the local community, especially older people, school aged children and those with mental health difficulties and learning differences.

Education: providing workshops and courses for all members of the local community to attend and to become involved in “art” in the broadest sense

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Latest News & Blog

  • Place Matters Report Sees Most LEPs In England Prioritising Creative Industries

    A report commissioned by industry members of the Creative Industries Council (CIC) from Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy has analysed how local authorities and Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in England treat supporting the creative industries as a priority. To boost the growth of place-based creative industries which impact on the local and national economy as well

    June 29, 2022
  • New funding to help spur more global success for UK’s independent film, TV and video games

    The Government is confirming its UK Global Screen Fund will be extended for three years with additional funding of £21 million, which will support the industry to continue growing the economy and providing high wage, high skilled jobs for people in the UK. This follows a successful £7 million trial, which supported more than 65

    June 22, 2022
  • Creative Places – Supporting Your Local Creative Economy

    As the UK faces the challenges of the 21st century, creativity has a role to play in shaping our response to climate change, globalisation and technological innovation – and in enabling the economy and society to ‘bounce forwards’ from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. This document is designed to help councils understand the creative

    June 22, 2022

Why join SABCA as a member


By uniting & connecting with each other we can show gov & local councils that support & investment is key to economic & social success & the happiness of our communities.


People & other creatives want to get involved. Whether booking a band, learning something or joining an active group in their community. Let’s help them discover the rich arts & culture of Somerset.


By joining you get access to regular updates on funding and grants, programmes, collaborations, events, opportunities & more. Plus ask our team what support you need. 


The arts and culture eco-system is made up of of many local people, places & orgs. Let’s help other creative orgs & people find others that can bring arts & culture to all who live, work and play here.

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