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Chelmsford welcomes back the Year of the Rat!

Chelmsford welcomes back the Year of the Rat!

新 Xīn 年 nián 快 kuài 乐 Happy New Lunar Year! Chinese New Year is an ancient holiday. Most of its traditions date back to thousands of years ago. But as times change, it’s not surprising that new traditions are formed. The most prominent is the Chinese New Year Gala… Read more »

Ignite Meetup: Games, Spaces and Community Places

Ignite Meetup: Games, Spaces and Community Places

Written by Hayley Wells The theme for January’s Ignite meetup was Games, Spaces and Community Places, which was hosted, appropriately, by local board game shop Counter Culture Games. Before talks began, we were treated to an hour or so of relaxed gaming from the vast array of modern games available… Read more »

The Art of Growing-Ignite Meet-up in November

The Art of Growing-Ignite Meet-up in November

Our November Ignite meeting was set in the most amazing location-the tropical glasshouse at Chelmsford’s wonderful Writtle University College. The University College offers a myriad of courses including 2 new degree courses concerned with Art and the Environment. Samantha Humphreys who is the course scheme manager and Senior Lecturer in… Read more »

Job Opportunity: Part-time Fundraising Officer for Chelmsford Cultural Development Trust

(Image: City Street Diversions CM1.co.uk) Are you excited for the future of the arts in Chelmsford? Do you have a passion for helping the people of the city to realise their aspirations for arts, culture and heritage? Why not join the small team at Chelmsford Cultural Development Trust for 2.5… Read more »

Essex 2020 – Open Collaboration Event 2

It was a full house on Wednesday at the second of the Essex 2020 Chelmsford, Maldon, Brentwood and Basildon Hub’s Open Collaboration Events. It was great to see some new faces as well as longer term supporters, all gathered to hear and support six pitches around the day’s theme “Skills… Read more »