SPAEDA works with a variety of educational establishments and partnerships across Somerset by advocating best practice in arts education. We provide opportunities designed to enhance and enrich artistic and creative learning central to children and young people’s development via activities including dance, drama, music, art & design, craft, digital media and creative writing.  

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Opening hours

Monday - Wednesday 9am - 5pm


Hestercombe House
Cheddon Fitzpaine
Somerset TA2 8LQ

01823 410160

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Image Credit: Cat Smith - Switchbook 2017

What's on

Michael Petry: In the Realm of the Gods

The Holburne Museum, Great Pulteney Street, Bath BA2 4DB

Friday 20 October 2017 – Sunday 08 April 2018

Anthony Fry: A Retrospective

The Holburne Museum, Great Pulteney Street, Bath BA2 4DB

Friday 09 February 2018 – Monday 07 May 2018

Landscapes of the Imagination: Paintings By Jenny Brock

Bath Artists' Studios, The Old Malthouse, Comfortable Place, Upper Bristol Road, Bath, BA1 3AJ

Friday 09 March 2018 – Tuesday 27 March 2018

Cultivation: Points of Vantage

Hestercombe Gallery, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, TA2 8LG

Saturday 17 March 2018 – Sunday 01 July 2018

Visual Arts South West

Working towards a South West where talented artists thrive, and a resilient and connected visual arts ecology that inspires more engaged and diverse audiences to value and advocate for its work.

Part of the Contemporary Visual Arts Network

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