A flash mob of 120 young people celebrated the Platinum Jubilee with a celebration of puppetry, dance, music and theatre in Somerset Square. Pupils from Bishop Fox’s, Lyngford Park and Priorswood Schools had attended workshops ahead of the event under the Tyca Festival (Taunton Youth Arts and Culture) flag and was funded by Arts Taunton.

Somerset Youth Theatre CIC co-produced the event, featuring artists from Go Create, The Bluebird Theatre Company, Tor Theatre and Southern Sinfonia to support the young people. Later they enjoyed professional performances by Wassail Theatre (Whispering Willows) and Clementines Live Arts (Ernie’s Journey) as well as a Right Royal Rave-Up lunch and party games with the artists.