TACO! (Thamesmead Arts and Culture Office) is a contemporary arts organisation and a registered arts charity. It works with local and visiting artists to develop artist-led projects and research. It delivers a range of contemporary art activities including exhibitions, events, publishing and THE HUNDRED CLUB - a regular programme for children aged 5-12 yrs old. 


TACO!’s home is on Cygnet Square in Southmere. The space includes a gallery and event space, café, bar and bookshop. TACO! also hosts and manages the local radio station RTM.FM in a purpose-built broadcast studio. 


Photo credit: Tom Carter Photography Ltd

Art installation 'Wendy', by Frances Scott and Chu-Li Shewring

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