Join GoCreate Taunton, as a member for the year you will have presence on our website , a say in future GoCreate projects and the opportunity to access some exciting collaborations within the creative sector. To become a member it will cost as little as £20.00 annually.
To become a corporate member as well as all the above you would also have your logo, links and business information would have presence on both the GoCreate and TauntonLive webites for £100 annually. You would need to provide us with any information you wanted adding such as logo, abit about you and links.

Bumblee’s Preserves

Bumblee’s Preserves So who is this “Bumblee” anyway?  Just some name a corporation has used to make it look “Artisan”?  Heck no, it’s me; I am Francine, aka Bumblee a childhood nickname as I could often be found bumbling around the garden & quite frankly I still can!  Well it was bumbling around the garden […]

Newton King

Newton King is an independently run Residenitial Sales and Lettings agency specialising in properties of all types across all price ranges in the Taunton and Taunton Deane area.

Newton King – For a moving experience, without the drama….

Priory Close Vets

We are an independent practice, in Taunton, that has been looking after local pets for over 35 years. We care for dogs, cats and small furries in Taunton, North Petherton and Bishops Lydeard, providing traditional values with modern facilities and techniques. We cover most aspects of veterinary surgery and medicine including vaccinations, routine and emergency […]

OohLaLa Creative

Having spent many years overseeing shoots for the country’s leading brands at a London advertising agency, Mark Adkins started Oohlala with the aim of bringing the same passion and love of the photographic image to photography across the South West. Based just outside Taunton, they shoot all sorts of things for all sorts of people […]

The Castle Hotel

Dating from the 12th-century, this upmarket hotel and restaurant in an old Norman fortress is in the town centre of Taunton, a minute’s walk from the Museum of Somerset and 13 minutes’ walk from the station. Modern rooms are individually decorated and all have en suite bathrooms, TVs and free WiFi, plus tea and coffeemaking […]

Calverts Taunton

Calverts, a family owned furniture store was established in 1944. Over 70 years of successful trading have seen us grow from a small shop into the impressive 25000sq ft furniture store we are today. Through all this time we have retained the values of our founder.


Since Glyder Ltd was created the company, located in Taunton, has gone from strength to strength, building up an enviable portfolio of clients. Run by husband and wife team Tim and Bethan Baigent, Glyder’s strategy is to develop strong, personal working relationships with its clients. You can be assured that projects will be completed to the highest […]

Orchard Shopping Centre

At Orchard Shopping Centre we aim to offer a city shopping experience in a market town. With over 50 shops to choose from you can take your pick of the crop and then watch the world go by whilst enjoying a coffee or a bite to eat.

Tacchi Morris Centre

Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre is a multipurpose space that provides arts activities for the whole community. Completed in 2000 through a £1 million donation from the Tacchi-Morris Trust, together with a £2.1 million grant from National Lottery Funds, the centre holds state-of-the-art facilities and aims to inspire all the community to get involved in the arts, be it […]

Jon Rata

JP Rata Ltd is an accountancy firm that specialises in offering clients a full outsourced finance function, from processing your bookkeeping to advising you on strategic and tax decisions. We work with people who want to understand their accounts and use that knowledge to improve their business. We do this by meeting with clients throughout the year, producing […]

John Abraham Johns studio/workshop is just across the courtyard from their apartment in a converted Georgian country house near Taunton. John was born in Northampton in 1945. After leaving school he trained as an engineering draughtsman, but also attended Northampton Art College and found time to paint whenever possible, he exhibited locally including the Abington Park, […]

Mark Adkins

Having spent many years as the Creative Director of a London ad agency, creating and overseeing work for the country’s best known brands, Mark settled full-time in Somerset in 2008 and started Oohlala Creative. Based near Taunton, Oohlala is intentionally a small operation with the freedom to exploit different disciplines including photography and design. Whatever […]

Zoe Ainsworth-Grigg

Zoe Ainsworth –Grigg, is retired from a Government Department (Central Office of Information). She has a background in the Humanities and she holds a Diploma in Psychology from Birkbeck University. She is also qualified in Person Centred Art Therapy. A prolific painter crafter and quilter she has a blog at. . Recently she has […]

Vienna Ashley-Watts

Vienna Ashley-Watts   Vienna is a BLM activist and Co-Founder of BLM Taunton with a background in Youth and Support work. She moved to Taunton when she was in primary school and enjoyed performing arts, specifically theatre and acting. She was involved in many multi-cultural projects due to her mother being prominent within the race equality sector in Taunton. She […]

Tim Baigent

Tim is the creative director of small graphic design firm Glyder, which he runs with his wife Bethan. Tim graduated from the London College of Communication in 1992 with a degree in graphic design and continued to work in London throughout the 1990s – before finally moving back to Taunton to set up Glyder. Owning […]

Andrew Baker

My name is Andy Baker, I have been painting and drawing since I was seventeen in a variety of media, I studied at Birmingham School of Art in Fine Art. Over the past few years I have been studying and exhibiting at the CIC Taunton and in Bristol. To contact me phone 01823 326419 or […]

Jeremy Briggs

Diane Burnell

Before graduating with a B.A. Hons (Fine Art) and pursuing a career in Fine Art, Diane worked for over 30 years in the area of Personnel Management and Training; in engineering industries; with a National Training Board and eventually in her own Company Arrow Training Associates Limited. In her retirement she also managed her own […]

Mel Butcher

Ron Cann

Having retired after teaching Art for more than thirty years in Norfolk and Taunton, I am very pleased to be able to paint for pleasure.

As well as teaching, I have also worked as a freelance designer, specialising in travel literature (guide books and decorative maps) and even Wild West strip cartoons. I have had numerous one-man shows and contributed to many group exhibitions. My work is in collections in England, Europe, Canada and the U.S.A

Ali Cashen

Jackie Clementine

Jackie Clementines is a performance artist, workshop facilitator, fire choreographer, youth worker, writer, activist and clown. In his time off he is just a clown! He says: “when I grow up I want to be an actor, playing a clown, impersonating a talented performance artisté!” He has toured circus, theatre and poetry shows across numerous […]

Andy Childs

Barbara Collier

Ian Collier

Fon Cosens

Wire and Willow sculpture by Fon Cosens 07510319802

Elizabeth Earley

Connor Earnshaw

Conor Earnshaw

James Eastwell

Graduating with a degree in Fine Art specialising in Sculpture, Installation and Printmaking  Jim’s main job is as an Attachment and Trauma specialist within a local SEMH provision. Jim welcomes any local teachers who want to do collaborative work to get in touch. Jim also acts as GoCreate’s Child Protection and Safeguarding advisor and consultant. […]

Lee Entmead

Louise Gardener

Phil Gibbs

Phil is a self taught artist, mainly working with oil on canvas. He can  be contacted at

Matthew Gardner

A place for Neurodiverse and Disabled people to be creative. Autopia was set up by MJ Gardner in 2020, to support fellow Neurodiverse and Disabled adults.
Bringing together autistic and neurodiverse people to share, learn and create.
​For people to understand and gain access support, as well as being part of a support group of disabled people.

Janet Glynn Smith

Janet Glynn Smith. MA. Fine Artist, practitioner and teacher. BA. WEST SURREY COLLEGE OF ART. MA. University of Keele. PGCE. UNIVERSITY of Leeds. Experienced teacher of A level, Art Foundation, Degree level and mentor to PGCE students at MMU. Lecturer, History of Art and Architecture, Manchester University. Project leader, Comenius cultural exchanges, Spain. Moved to […]

Adam R Grose

Adam Grose uses drawing, painting and printmaking to explore landscapes, walking, mapping, non-perspective visual art and Zen painting practices. He sources natural and industrial pigments, combining and developing alternative ways of recording a journey, transforming landscape through layering rock, soil and mineral pigments to create a visual language for time, memory and aesthetics. He has […]

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