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Ignite Chelmsford July Round-up: The Power of Music

Ignite Chelmsford July Round-up: The Power of Music

On Thursday 12th July, locals with an interest in the creative, cultural and heritage industries came together at Acanteen to Ignite Chelmsford. This month’s theme, The Power of Music, followed a celebration event held by the Chelmsford Arts and Cultural Festival, who shared the success of their events and thanked… Read more »

Getting to know Lynn Excell

Getting to know Lynn Excell

Who are you and what do you do? I’m Lynn Excell and I do a multitude of things! I’m a visual artist, but I also write, take photos, crochet and embroider and I’m always looking for new things to stimulate my imagination. I really enjoy community art and have taken… Read more »

When Women Rule: National Democracy Week

When Women Rule: National Democracy Week

In recognition of National Democracy Week, on Thursday 5th July 2018, we will be screening ‘When Women Rule’, a documentary by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, at Chelmsford Museum. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion, provoked by the statistic that ‘only 23% of the world’s politicians are women’…. Read more »

GUEST BLOG: Body Diversity (or lack of) in the World of Comics

GUEST BLOG: Body Diversity (or lack of) in the World of Comics

This guest feature comes from Holly ‘Bucky’ Ringsell of Dark Side Comics in Chelmsford. Make sure you take a look at what they’re up to on Facebook and on their website, www.darksidecomics.co.uk. There’s a problem with our comic characters, and it all comes down to their bodies. Take a look at any standard artwork of… Read more »

Getting to know Hayley Wells

Getting to know Hayley Wells

Launching the first in a new series of blog posts, we talk to Illustrator, Hayley Wells. As we work together to build a sense of Creative Community in Chelmsford, we’ll interview those living, working and playing in our city, on subjects ranging from what inspires them and advice to their… Read more »