We aim to shape the content of the courses around you and your...

Open Seats 5

10:00am - 1:00pm

Following on from our Peace of Mind installation in December,...

Open Seats 30

2:00pm - 4:00pm

10:00am - 1:00pm

An exhibition of innovative digital art works responding to the...

Open Seats 30

10:00am

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4:00pm

Our popular monthly event provides an opportunity for artists...

Open Seats 30

5:00pm - 7:00pm

One-hour one to one sessions with Patricia Marks, trustee of...

Open Seats 3

10:00am - 1:00pm

Bridgwater and Taunton Unite Community Group presents Ken Loach's...

Open Seats 28

7:00pm - 9:30pm

One-hour one to one sessions with Patricia Marks, trustee of...

Open Seats 3

10:00am - 1:00pm

For ages 7 - 12 years.Work with an Animator and Storyteller to...

Open Seats 8

10:00am - 12:00pm

For ages 7 - 12 years .Work with an Animator and Storyteller...

Open Seats 10

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Our Award-Winning family learning activity continues with the...

Open Seats 3

10:00am - 1:00pm

Our Award-Winning family learning activity continues with the...

Open Seats 5

1:30pm - 4:30pm

Following on from our Peace of Mind installation in December,...

Open Seats 30

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Our after-school filmmaking club for young people aged 10 –...

Open Seats 8

5:30pm

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6:30pm

One-hour one to one sessions with Patricia Marks, trustee of...

Open Seats 3

10:00am - 1:00pm

Award-winning photographer and Engine Room technical manager...

Open Seats 6

10:00am - 1:00pm

Our popular monthly event provides an opportunity for artists...

Open Seats 30

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Great for animation, adding effects into films or creating title...

Open Seats 5

10:00am - 4:00pm

If you’re thinking of using Youtube to vlog, present demonstrations,...

Open Seats 8

10:00am - 1:00pm

More details coming soon...

Open Seats 8

10:00am - 1:00pm

...with filmmaker Tim Richmond and Sound Artist Stephen Kidd.There...

Open Seats 5

10:00am

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4:00pm

One-hour one to one sessions with Patricia Marks, trustee of...

Open Seats 3

10:00am - 1:00pm

Open to all - An informal screening and networking event, for...

Open Seats 30

7:00pm - 9:30pm

Following on from our Peace of Mind installation in December,...

Open Seats 30

11:00am - 1:00pm

With Emmy award-winning editor Jason Porthouse. From the first...

Open Seats 8

10:00am - 4:00pm

A group of down-and-out shantytown dwellers band together to...

Open Seats 30

7:30pm - 9:00pm

Create a free web presence in just a couple of hours. From online...

Open Seats 6

10:00am - 1:00pm

Our popular monthly event provides an opportunity for artists...

Open Seats 30

5:00pm

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7:00pm

Build a two-wheeled robot in this exciting computing and electronics...

Open Seats 14

10:00am - 4:00pm

This is your chance to watch, discuss and review great films......

Open Seats 30

4:30pm - 6:00pm

This is your chance to watch, discuss and review great films......

Open Seats 30

6:30pm - 8:30pm

What makes an inspiring city today? Come and discover how places...

Open Seats 6

10:00am - 1:00pm

What makes an inspiring city today? Come and discover how places...

Open Seats 6

2:00pm - 5:00pm

What makes an inspiring city today? Come and discover how places...

Open Seats 6

2:00pm - 5:00pm

What makes an inspiring city today? Come and discover how places...

Open Seats 6

10:00am - 1:00pm

Following on from our Peace of Mind installation in December,...

Open Seats 30

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Directed by Oscar winner Kevin Macdonald, this film is an historic...

Open Seats 30

7:30pm - 9:15pm

Got a camera and never turned off auto? Understand those buttons...

Open Seats 8

10:00am - 1:00pm

The best way to learn filmmaking is to make content - but where...

Open Seats 8

10:00am - 4:00pm

What makes good film? TV and film writer Richard Addison takes...

Open Seats 12

10:00am - 4:00pm

Have you got an idea for a film but just don’t know how to...

Open Seats 5

10:00am - 3:00pm

Our popular monthly event provides an opportunity for artists...

Open Seats 30

5:00pm

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This is your chance to watch, discuss and review great films......

Open Seats 30

6:30pm - 8:30pm

This is your chance to watch, discuss and review great films......

Open Seats 30

4:30pm - 6:30pm

30-minute one-to-one sessions for people in the early stages...

Open Seats 6

2:00pm - 5:00pm

Following on from our Peace of Mind installation in December,...

Open Seats 30

11:00am - 1:00pm

If you’re thinking of using Youtube to vlog, present demonstrations,...

Open Seats 8

10:00am - 1:00pm

Our aim is to offer some of the regular activities held at The...

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Our popular monthly event provides an opportunity for artists...

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5:00pm - 7:00pm

Make a computer game! Over a 5 day period you will learn how...

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Our popular monthly event provides an opportunity for artists...

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5:00pm - 7:00pm

Course | Basic IT skills

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

We aim to shape the content of the courses around you and your online user needs, so sessions could include surfing the Internet, using email, social media, Skype or free online tools such as Google Drive, Youtube and more. Our aim is to help you get online safely and securely, and to inspire you to make the most of it! Tuesday 14 & 21 March 10am – 1pm | Cost: FREE thanks to support from Yarlington Housing Association.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Belonging | Session 1: Article One

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 -

Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Following on from our Peace of Mind installation in December, this coming year we explore the theme of Belonging. Many of us might recognise Belonging as describing the sense of individual wellbeing that can come from feeling that ‘we belong’. How is that feeing of security affected when society is changing rapidly around us? Taking key articles from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights we invite you to join us in an initial series of five sessions exploring the implication and relevance of human rights to our sense of Belonging in our communities and nations.   From each session we will generate your different responses – spoken, drawn, recorded – from which we will create an archived contribution to the Belonging events at the end of the year. In this session we consider Article 1: ‘All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights’ with speaker plus keynote film from Amnesty International
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Advice Session | Film Production

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

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£ 0.00

Exhibition | Belonging

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 - Friday, Apr 7, 2017

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

An exhibition of innovative digital art works responding to the theme of Belonging. The theme has been left open to interpretation and could explore the notion of being accepted/included in a social, political or cultural group, individual happiness and well-being or a connection to the land and to nature. Join us as artists once again transform the Engine Room studios. Open 10am - 4pm Monday - Saturday Entry | Free Booking is not required.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

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Ignite | Creative Network

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 -

Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Our popular monthly event provides an opportunity for artists to get together to talk about their work, share inspiration and get collaborative.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00 Event Fee

Advice Session | Raising A Profile

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

One-hour one to one sessions with Patricia Marks, trustee of Somerset Film and MD of Somerset Business Agency (SBA). Patricia comes from a background in manufacturing, as well as marketing and people development. She started SBA in order to be able to provide individuals with a high quality service that allows them to explore career paths and business opportunities that help them take the next steps. If you are thinking about becoming a freelancer and developing a profile as a small business or if you have been in business a while and need to look for new markets Patricia can guide you. Once you have registered to attend this session, we will be in touch to arrange a time-slot for you.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00 FREE

Film | I, Daniel Blake

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 -

Time: 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Bridgwater and Taunton Unite Community Group presents Ken Loach's award-winning film I, Daniel Blake Daniel Blake (59) has worked as a joiner most of his life in Newcastle. Now, for the first time ever, he needs help from the State. He crosses paths with single mother Katie and her two young children, Daisy and Dylan. Katie’s only chance to escape a one-roomed homeless hostel in London has been to accept a flat in a city she doesn’t know, some 300 miles away. Daniel and Katie find themselves in no-man’s land, caught on the barbed wire of welfare bureaucracy as played out against the rhetoric of ‘striver and skiver’ in modern-day Britain. “If you only see one film this year, see this.” New Internationalist Winner - Palme d'Or - Cannes Film Festival 2016 ★★★★★ Metro, David Edwards – Daily Mirror, New Internationalist, Mark Kermode - The Observer, Morning Star, The Irish Times, Daily Star
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 3.00 Standard Ticket
£ 10.00 Ticket + Donation

Advice Session | Raising A Profile

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

One-hour one to one sessions with Patricia Marks, trustee of Somerset Film and MD of Somerset Business Agency (SBA). Patricia comes from a background in manufacturing, as well as marketing and people development. She started SBA in order to be able to provide individuals with a high quality service that allows them to explore career paths and business opportunities that help them take the next steps. If you are thinking about becoming a freelancer and developing a profile as a small business or if you have been in business a while and need to look for new markets Patricia can guide you. Once you have registered to attend this session, we will be in touch to arrange a time-slot for you.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00 FREE

Course | Animation with Storyfest

Monday, Apr 10, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

For ages 7 - 12 years.Work with an Animator and Storyteller to bring your ideas to life using the magic of stop frame animation and your imagination. Create your own characters, sets and stories and produce you very own animated film. Animator Angela Frankham and storyteller Michael Loader will lead this workshop in a new collaboration between Somerset Film, Somerset Storyfest and Bridgwater Arts Centre See www.somersetstoryfest.co.uk for full festival details
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 5.00 Standard

Course | Animation with Storyfest

Monday, Apr 10, 2017 -

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

For ages 7 - 12 years .Work with an Animator and Storyteller to bring your ideas to life using the magic of stop frame animation and your imagination. Create your own characters, sets and stories and produce you very own animated film. Animator Angela Frankham and storyteller Michael Loader will lead this workshop in a new collaboration between Somerset Film, Somerset Storyfest and Bridgwater Arts Centre See www.somersetstoryfest.co.uk for full festival details
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 5.00 Standard

Family Connections | Shadow Puppet Theatre

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Our Award-Winning family learning activity continues with the following FREE activities. Please note that to participate a child must be accompanied by a parent/carer and vice versa. Both these activities are ideal for children aged 8 years +. No previous experience needed. Create a shadow puppet theatre show with storyteller Frances Harrison… Watch one we made before here…
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Family Connections | Noisy Creatures

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 -

Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Our Award-Winning family learning activity continues with the following FREE activities. Please note that to participate a child must be accompanied by a parent/carer and vice versa. Both these activities are ideal for children aged 8 years +. No previous experience needed. Come and transform our studio into a forest of extraordinary characters with their own unique sounds - using clay, a computer and you! Messy fun…
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Belonging | Session 2: Article Three

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 -

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Following on from our Peace of Mind installation in December, this coming year we explore the theme of Belonging. Many of us might recognise Belonging as describing the sense of individual wellbeing that can come from feeling that ‘we belong’. How is that feeing of security affected when society is changing rapidly around us? Taking key articles from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights we invite you to join us in an initial series of five sessions exploring the implication and relevance of human rights to our sense of Belonging in our communities and nations.   From each session we will generate your different responses – spoken, drawn, recorded – from which we will create an archived contribution to the Belonging events at the end of the year. In this session we consider Article 3: ‘Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person’ with speaker plus keynote film from Migrant Voice.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Lens Captains - Filmmaking Club

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Our after-school filmmaking club for young people aged 10 – 14 years to discover more about filmmaking. Each week we’ll have fun making and watching film! No previous experience required, just a sense of adventure and imagination. Cost: £30 for six sessions 18th and 25th April + 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd May | 5.30pm - 6.30pm | The Engine Room
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 30.00 Course Fee

Advice Session | Raising A Profile

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

One-hour one to one sessions with Patricia Marks, trustee of Somerset Film and MD of Somerset Business Agency (SBA). Patricia comes from a background in manufacturing, as well as marketing and people development. She started SBA in order to be able to provide individuals with a high quality service that allows them to explore career paths and business opportunities that help them take the next steps. If you are thinking about becoming a freelancer and developing a profile as a small business or if you have been in business a while and need to look for new markets Patricia can guide you. Once you have registered to attend this session, we will be in touch to arrange a time-slot for you.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00 FREE

Course | Adobe Lightroom Beginners

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Award-winning photographer and Engine Room technical manager Alistair Campbell guides you through this essential piece of software for digital photographers. Learn how to organise, process and manage your images.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 40.00 Standard
£ 25.00 Concession

Ignite | Creative Network

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 -

Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Our popular monthly event provides an opportunity for artists to get together, share inspiration, talk about their work and get collaborative. The main focus of the Network meeting is the Spotlight session, which gives one artist an opportunity to present current and future projects and ideas… and gauge a response to their work and develop ideas amongst other creative practitioners. Subscribe below to our e-bulletins for updates on guest artists.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00 Free

Course | After Effects with James Price

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Great for animation, adding effects into films or creating title sequences. Take a look at our augmented reality poster campaign film, for examples of this software in action.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 100.00 Standard
£ 80.00 Concession

Course | Making Content for Youtube

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

If you’re thinking of using Youtube to vlog, present demonstrations, give advice etc then this is for you. We’ll be demonstrating some cheap ways to get started using mobile phones and moving on to using DSLR’s remotely.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 25.00 Concession
£ 40.00 Standard

Course | Photography into Film

Friday, May 5, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

More details coming soon...
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 40.00 Standard
£ 25.00 Concession

Course | Analogue 16mm Filmmaking and Sound

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - Friday, May 12, 2017

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

...with filmmaker Tim Richmond and Sound Artist Stephen Kidd. There is a particular quality that analogue film delivers, a rounded tonal, lightly grained quality that reveals a sense of depth. This four day workshop will look at the technical aspects of shooting on film, including lens choice, film stock choices, lighting, the camera itself and the capturing of sound. In particular, you will explore the consideration and preparation required for filming with a limited quantity of film stock. Participants will spend one day 'on set' observing the processes involved in making a short film and the creative choices. Finally the film will be sent off for processing and telecine-ing and participants will gather on the footage's return to view what has been captured and to observe the editing process. Course Dates: 10th - 12th May 2017 - One further date TBC Please note: 12th May will be on location. Details to be confirmed. Click here to see an example of Tim and Stephen's collaborative work shot in Somerset and here to view their latest short with director Lee Wallick, which was shot in the U.S. for online video channel 'Nowness'.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 400.00 Course Fee

Advice Session | Raising A Profile

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

One-hour one to one sessions with Patricia Marks, trustee of Somerset Film and MD of Somerset Business Agency (SBA). Patricia comes from a background in manufacturing, as well as marketing and people development. She started SBA in order to be able to provide individuals with a high quality service that allows them to explore career paths and business opportunities that help them take the next steps. If you are thinking about becoming a freelancer and developing a profile as a small business or if you have been in business a while and need to look for new markets Patricia can guide you. Once you have registered to attend this session, we will be in touch to arrange a time-slot for you.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Event | Junction

Thursday, May 18, 2017 -

Time: 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Open to all - An informal screening and networking event, for those who make or enjoy film. Let people know about your latest film project, find creative collaborators or get feedback on work in progress. Discover filmmaker talent in Somerset, visit the Bridgwater & Somerset College Foundation Degree exhibition and watch the latest work from our BFI Alumni. If you have a short film you’d like screened then let us know. Cost | Free
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Belonging | Session 3: Article Seven

Saturday, May 20, 2017 -

Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

Following on from our Peace of Mind installation in December, this coming year we explore the theme of Belonging. Many of us might recognise Belonging as describing the sense of individual wellbeing that can come from feeling that ‘we belong’. How is that feeing of security affected when society is changing rapidly around us? Taking key articles from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights we invite you to join us in an initial series of five sessions exploring the implication and relevance of human rights to our sense of Belonging in our communities and nations.   From each session we will generate your different responses – spoken, drawn, recorded – from which we will create an archived contribution to the Belonging events at the end of the year. In this session we consider Article 7: ‘All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law’ with speaker plus keynote film from Legal Aid specialist solicitor.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Course | The Craft Of Editing with Jason Porthouse

Thursday, May 25, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

With Emmy award-winning editor Jason Porthouse. From the first review of footage to the fine cut, this craft based workshop will guide you through the role of the editor in storytelling and the relationship with the director. We will also look at the various editing software packages available and the basic principles behind all of them including logging and capturing and work flow.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 100.00 Standard
£ 80.00 Concession

Film | Miracle in Milan

Thursday, May 25, 2017 -

Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm

A group of down-and-out shantytown dwellers band together to protect their land when they are threatened with eviction by greedy capitalists, in Vittorio De Sica's enchanting melding of Italian neorealism and fantasy. 100 mins Rated U Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start Watch the trailer below...
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 6.00
£ 4.00 Concession

Course | WordPress

Friday, May 26, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Create a free web presence in just a couple of hours. From online diaries to business websites, WordPress enables you to get online quickly and tell the world about what you’re doing. Basic computer skills required.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 40.00 Standard
£ 25.00 Concession

Ignite | Creative Network

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Our popular monthly event provides an opportunity for artists to get together, share inspiration, talk about their work and get collaborative. The main focus of the Network meeting is the Spotlight session, which gives one artist an opportunity to present current and future projects and ideas… and gauge a response to their work and develop ideas amongst other creative practitioners. Subscribe below to our e-bulletins for updates on guest artists.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00 Free

Course | Build A Robot

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Build a two-wheeled robot in this exciting computing and electronics workshop. With expert guidance on construction and programming, and a kit of motors, wheels and electronics, you’ll be a robotics pro in no time! Once built, learn the steps to program your creation to move forwards and backwards in a straight line. Add a distance sensor then write the code to stop your robot bumping into things. Please note that unfortunately the robots will not be able to be taken away from the workshop. Ian and Simon of 2 Times Do will bring their electronic mastery to The Engine Room for the first time with their robot building workshop, the perfect way to keep young minds active over the Spring half term. Ideal for ages 8 years+
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 25.00 Standard

INTO FILM CLUB | My Neighbour Totoro

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 -

Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm

This is your chance to watch, discuss and review great films... please note that after the film there will be a 15 minute fun discussion on the film. This is our first screening for one of two brand new film clubs for young people - films at 4.30pm are for those aged 9 - 14 years. To kick off our programme BFI Film Academy alumni and Engine Room volunteer Shannon Morton has selected My Neighbour Totoro - a sweet, imaginative animated fable about a girl and her sister who move to a forest which is full of friendly spirits. Membership of the club is free - please note on first attendance a parent, grandparent or carer will be asked to sign a membership form. Certificate U (82 minutes) Doors open 4pm for 4.30pm start. into film clubs-logo
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

INTO FILM CLUB | Rushmore

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 -

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

This is your chance to watch, discuss and review great films... please note that after the film there will be a 15 minute fun discussion on the film. This is our first screening for one of two brand new film clubs for young people - films at 6.30pm are for those aged 15 - 19 years. To kick off our programme BFI Film Academy alumni and Engine Room volunteer Shannon Morton has selected Rushmore - Wes Anderson’s quirky black comedy about a teenager who's useless in the classroom but king of extra-curricular activities falling for his refined teacher. Membership of the club is free - please note on first attendance a parent, grandparent or carer will be asked to sign a membership form for those aged 18 and under. Certificate 15(for language and brief nudity) Running time: 91 minutes Doors open 6pm for 6.30pm start. into film clubs-logo
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Activity | Minecraft Mapping

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

What makes an inspiring city today? Come and discover how places such as towns and cities are designed. Help create a virtual vision for “Bridgwater” using Minecraft and decide what buildings you’d like to see in the town in future. Part of CIAM 6 Revisited, supported by Heritage Lottery Fund, in association with Bridgwater Arts Centre, Knightstone Housing and RIBA Somerset. For ages 7+
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Activity | Minecraft Mapping

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 -

Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm

What makes an inspiring city today? Come and discover how places such as towns and cities are designed. Help create a virtual vision for “Bridgwater” using Minecraft and decide what buildings you’d like to see in the town in future. Part of CIAM 6 Revisited, supported by Heritage Lottery Fund, in association with Bridgwater Arts Centre, Knightstone Housing and RIBA Somerset. For ages 7+
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Activity | Minecraft Mapping

Friday, Jun 2, 2017 -

Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm

What makes an inspiring city today? Come and discover how places such as towns and cities are designed. Help create a virtual vision for “Bridgwater” using Minecraft and decide what buildings you’d like to see in the town in future. Part of CIAM 6 Revisited, supported by Heritage Lottery Fund, in association with Bridgwater Arts Centre, Knightstone Housing and RIBA Somerset. For ages 7+
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Activity | Minecraft Mapping

Friday, Jun 2, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

What makes an inspiring city today? Come and discover how places such as towns and cities are designed. Help create a virtual vision for “Bridgwater” using Minecraft and decide what buildings you’d like to see in the town in future. Part of CIAM 6 Revisited, supported by Heritage Lottery Fund, in association with Bridgwater Arts Centre, Knightstone Housing and RIBA Somerset. For ages 7+
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Belonging | Session 4: Article Eighteen

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 -

Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Following on from our Peace of Mind installation in December, this coming year we explore the theme of Belonging. Many of us might recognise Belonging as describing the sense of individual wellbeing that can come from feeling that ‘we belong’. How is that feeing of security affected when society is changing rapidly around us? Taking key articles from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights we invite you to join us in an initial series of five sessions exploring the implication and relevance of human rights to our sense of Belonging in our communities and nations.   From each session we will generate your different responses – spoken, drawn, recorded – from which we will create an archived contribution to the Belonging events at the end of the year. In this session we consider Article 18: ‘Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression’ with speaker plus keynote film from Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Film | Life in a Day

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 -

Time: 7:30pm - 9:15pm

Directed by Oscar winner Kevin Macdonald, this film is an historic cinematic experiment to create a documentary film about a single day on earth. ”Created entirely from footage uploaded by YouTube users, Life in a Day is a film first: exhilarating, moving and very, very funny... it is the story of our world. Told by us.” National Geographic Cert. PG-13 (for disturbing violent images, language and a sexual reference) Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start. Watch the trailer below...
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 6.00
£ 4.00 Concession

Course | Digital Photography Beginners

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Got a camera and never turned off auto? Understand those buttons and dials and create images you’ll be proud to hang on the wall. Get top tips for portrait photography working with a professional model as your subject.
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 40.00 Standard
£ 25.00 Concession

Course | One-day filmmaking

Saturday, Jun 17, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

The best way to learn filmmaking is to make content - but where and how do you start? On this one-day course you will work together to make a short film in a day. You will be introduced to the basic elements of developing an idea, get hands on with cameras and microphones and we’ll take a quick look at some of the editing software available. Plus we’ll signpost you to the next steps and the resources available to help you further your filmmaking.
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 65.00 Standard
£ 45.00 Concession

Course | Scriptwriting with Richard Addison

Saturday, Jun 17, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

What makes good film? TV and film writer Richard Addison takes you through the first principles of writing a good screenplay and reveals the components needed – such as good characterisation, structure and dialogue.
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 100.00 Standard
£ 80.00 Concession

Advice Session | Film Production

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Have you got an idea for a film but just don’t know how to take it forward? Is your film in post-production and you need to put it in front of audiences? Whatever your stage of production you can now book a FREE one-hour advice session with producers Deb Richardson and/or Phil Shepherd. Book online now at www.somersetfilm.com/diary
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Ignite | Creative Network

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 - Friday, Apr 28, 2017

Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Our popular monthly event provides an opportunity for artists to get together, share inspiration, talk about their work and get collaborative. The main focus of the Network meeting is the Spotlight session, which gives one artist an opportunity to present current and future projects and ideas… and gauge a response to their work and develop ideas amongst other creative practitioners. Subscribe below to our e-bulletins for updates on guest artists.
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00 Free

INTO FILM CLUB | Little Miss Sunshine

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 -

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

This is your chance to watch, discuss and review great films... please note that after the film there will be a 15 minute fun discussion on the film. This film club is for young people aged 15 - 19 years only. BFI Film Academy alumni and Engine Room volunteer Shannon Morton has selected Little Miss Sunshine – A big-hearted road-trip comedy about a seven-year-old from a dysfunctional family who dreams of winning a beauty pageant. Membership of the club is free - please note on first attendance a parent, grandparent or carer will be asked to sign a membership form for those aged 18 and under. Certificate 15 (for language, some sex and drug content) Running time: 101 minutes Doors open 6pm for 6.30pm start. into film clubs-logo
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

INTO FILM CLUB | Where the Wild Things Are

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 -

Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm

This is your chance to watch, discuss and review great films... please note that after the film there will be a 15 minute fun discussion on the film. This film is for young people aged 9 - 14 years. BFI Film Academy alumni and Engine Room volunteer Shannon Morton has selected Where The Wild Things Are – Spike Jonze's live action adaptation of Maurice Sendak's children's classic about tameable monsters and an angry little boy. Membership of the club is free - please note on first attendance a parent, grandparent or carer will be asked to sign a membership form for those aged 18 and under. Certificate PG ((for mild thematic elements, some adventure action and brief language) Running time: 99 minutes Doors open 4pm for 4.30pm start. into film clubs-logo
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Advice Session | Getting a Media Job

Tuesday, Jul 4, 2017 -

Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm

30-minute one-to-one sessions for people in the early stages of a media career. It’s often your first or second job that are the most difficult to find, and competition can be extremely fierce. So it’s important to apply for the right jobs and internships, and to send a CV and covering letter that give the best impression. Bring your CV and a sample covering letter, plus a short showreel if you have one. Before the session, research the type of job you’re looking for and possible employers. Once we have received your booking registration, we will be in touch to arrange a time-slot.
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00 FREE

Belonging | Session 5: Article Twenty-three

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 -

Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

Following on from our Peace of Mind installation in December, this coming year we explore the theme of Belonging. Many of us might recognise Belonging as describing the sense of individual wellbeing that can come from feeling that ‘we belong’. How is that feeing of security affected when society is changing rapidly around us? Taking key articles from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights we invite you to join us in an initial series of five sessions exploring the implication and relevance of human rights to our sense of Belonging in our communities and nations.   From each session we will generate your different responses – spoken, drawn, recorded – from which we will create an archived contribution to the Belonging events at the end of the year. In this session we consider Article 23: ‘Everyone, without any discrimination, has the right to equal pay for equal work’ with speaker plus keynote film from Equality Now
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Course | Making Content for Youtube

Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 -

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

If you’re thinking of using Youtube to vlog, present demonstrations, give advice etc then this is for you. We’ll be demonstrating some cheap ways to get started using mobile phones and moving on to using DSLR’s remotely.
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 25.00 Concession
£ 40.00 Standard

Pop-Up Engine Room | Dulverton

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 - Friday, Jul 21, 2017

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Our aim is to offer some of the regular activities held at The Engine Room to as many people across Somerset as we can. We’ll be taking up temporary residence in Dulverton for a week from 17 -21 July. You can register your interest and inform what activities we will hold there by taking part in our questionnaire here. Watch out further details in local press or subscribe to our ebulletin. We hope to see you there!
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Dulverton - tbc

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Ignite | Creative Network

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 -

Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Our popular monthly event provides an opportunity for artists to get together, share inspiration, talk about their work and get collaborative. The main focus of the Network meeting is the Spotlight session, which gives one artist an opportunity to present current and future projects and ideas… and gauge a response to their work and develop ideas amongst other creative practitioners. Subscribe below to our e-bulletins for updates on guest artists.
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00 Free

Ignite | Art Academy

Monday, Jul 31, 2017 - Friday, Aug 4, 2017

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Make a computer game! Over a 5 day period you will learn how to design computer game sprites, characters and fantastic environments, discover how to programme game events and publish online for the whole world to enjoy! This is a great opportunity for young people with wild imaginations, stories to tell and an eye for design. No experience of computer programming required. For ages 13 and above.
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Ignite | Creative Network

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017 -

Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Our popular monthly event provides an opportunity for artists to get together, share inspiration, talk about their work and get collaborative. The main focus of the Network meeting is the Spotlight session, which gives one artist an opportunity to present current and future projects and ideas… and gauge a response to their work and develop ideas amongst other creative practitioners. Subscribe below to our e-bulletins for updates on guest artists.
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00 Free