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Taunton event celebrates cultural music, dance and art

The event showcased a range of cultures and art. Photo: ITV West Country

Communities in Somerset celebrated their diverse range of music and culture in the first Taunton Together event held at the weekend.

Designed to showcase all of the cultural backgrounds which make up the region, the day was supported by Somerset Community Council.

Bhangra and morris dancing plus music from Ireland and Poland were all on show at the town's Temple Methodist Church.

Music and dance workshops were part of the event. Credit: ITV West Country

There was also a range of artwork and sculpture displayed, with artists explaining the process behind its creation.

Arts and crafts were shown off and the stories behind them shared. Credit: ITV West Country

Somerset Community Council says it hopes the event will be bigger next year.