UK Community Projects

Superact has developed and coordinated a number of large and small scale projects that use the arts as a tool to improve community cohesion. Our adaptable and unique approach to community work has seen us work with a range of people, from local crafts practitioners to young people in areas of rural deprivation.

Our Big Gig

Our Big Gig is one of Superact’s flagship projects and is a community music celebration
which takes place in England from the 11th- 14th July 2013. This annual event aims to bring communities together to celebrate their local musical talents and get more people involv…



Crafts Cluster

Superact is currently developing its support to communities of artists and small traditional skills businesses. Our cluster work across the South West offers training, professional development and work opportunities to small businesses looking to collaborate and also engage mo…



Summer Bandstand Festivals

Blenheim Gardens Music Festival

Blenheim Gardens Music Festival was the first project Superact picked up back in 2006. It is the largest of the summer bandstand festivals and comprises of 16 concerts across three months. It is based in Blenheim Gardens, Minehead, on …



Wellington Festival Fortnight

Wellington Festival Fortnight celebrated the national Tour of Britain cycle race coming through Wellington on the 14th September 2010. A programme of music concerts, workshops and performances was put on to expose Wellington and its communities to new and local talent. Superac…



Rhythm of Youth

This project was sponsored by Somerset Community Foundation, Joined up Music Provision for Somerset (JUMPS) and Superact. The main aim was to bring musical workshops and activities to areas of deprivation and disadvantaged young people in Somerset. Each session lasted three da…



JUMPS

JUMPS or Joined up Music for People in Somerset was a brokerage set up to bring all the organisations delivering music in Somerset together, to enable better networking and easier access for music events, workshops, tuition and instruments etc. was launched in 2006. The projec…



Club 13

Thirty-seven 14-16 year olds from Wellington School took part in the Club 13 project in 2007. The aim of the project was to give young people the opportunity to work with a range of professional musicians to produce a charity CD.  This CD was then sold by them and profits wer…