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Businesses urged to apply for share of funding to boost creative economy

Businesses urged to apply for share of funding to boost creative economy

Businesses in the creative, cultural and digital sectors are being encouraged to take advantage of a new £5.1million grants and support programme being spearheaded by Thurrock Council. The South East Creative, Cultural and Digital Programme (SECCADS) is an ambitious programme, led by Thurrock Council and running across Essex, Kent and… Read more »

Ignite Chelmsford Meetup Recap: Distributed Storytelling

Ignite Chelmsford Meetup Recap: Distributed Storytelling

To celebrate Essex Book Festival, this month’s Ignite Chelmsford meetup focused on the theme of Distributed Storytelling, which saw a range of local creatives come together at Foyles Bookstore to listen to our two guest speakers on the night. Our first speaker was Lily Hunter Green, an artist and composer who combines science… Read more »

JOB: Deputy Theatres Manager at Chelmsford City Theatres. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic Deputy Theatres Manager to work at Chelmsford City Theatres.  Chelmsford Theatres will be embarking on significant changes in the coming 12 months as we enter an exciting phase of focus on the future of arts and culture across our City. Your role… Read more »

Freelance Opportunity: New Year, New Career

2 or 3 Community Musicians/Singing Group Leaders/Tutors, required for friendly, fun, inclusive, non-auditioned community singing group (adults). Local to Colchester, Chelmsford and/or Thurrock. Working with beginner-singers/non-music-readers. (NB Experience working with adults with learning disabilities, or in Singing for Health, of particular interest). Repertoire: folk, jazz, pop, musicals, etc. Current, Enhanced… Read more »

Tender Opportunity: Essex 2020 – Year of Science & Creativity

In the early summer, leaders from Essex County Council, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford City Council, Chelmsford Cultural Development Trust and Chelmsford Science and Engineering Society convened to explore Essex 2020, an idea for a county wide, year-long celebration of Creativity, featuring science, engineering, the arts, cultural events, festivals and community… Read more »