Motionhouse on the Rec

Motionhouse on the Rec

[Sunday Morning 8.20AM ]

LATE NEWS: Sadly the decision has been taken that due to the yellow weather warning for rain today Sun 27 June that all events on the Rec, including “Captive”, have been CANCELLED

There will be more opportunities to enjoy Motionhouse performances during their 2021 Summer Tour of the SouthWest:

Performances by Motionhouse during Summer 2021 : Tour Dates

Next Performance of “Captive” : Sat 10th Jul 2021  at Somerton Sports Field, Somerton


IMEx 2021..The Motionhouse Dance Company will be  performing “Captive” on Sunday 27 June on the Ilminster Rec

The show uses their innovative frame which the company move around with alarming strength and skill.  “A stunning show”

 A national dance company who have performed internationally,  Motionhouse Dance Company  is presenting their distinctive, highly physical style that integrates elements of circus and acrobatics with breath-taking dance to surprise and delight using powerful narrative and incredible physicality.

“Pushing movement to its limits since 1988    We create and tour a wide range of inspiring and powerful dance-circus productions to theatres and festivals in the UK and across the globe.

Our distinctive, highly physical style integrates elements of circus and acrobatics with breath-taking dance to surprise and delight our audiences, using powerful narrative and incredible digital imagery”

Motionhouse in action


Education programme  “In addition to performing, we also offer a vibrant programme of education and training activities for all ages, including classes, post-show discussions, workshops in schools and a range of professional development opportunities.  

At our studios, we offer dance lessons, for children and adults,  with our professional dancers”

Find out more

“We are supported using public funding by Arts Council England

Information Panel
Event Name: Motionhouse on the Rec
When: Sunday 27th June 2021
Time: 11:15 – 11:45 am and 13:15 – 13:45 pm
How Much: Free
Where: Recreation Ground, Skate Park TA10 0BN
Email: [email protected]