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GET INVOLVED! Chelmsford Heritage Open Days 2021

EXCITING NEWS! Empty the larder, preheat the oven, and set the table – the theme for Heritage Open Day’s 2021 is Edible England. From woodland foraging to factory floor, forgotten recipes to regional delicacies, we’re asking our festival community to explore the past, present, and future of our culinary heritage… Read more »

Behind the scenes with Chelmsford Light Parade

I am Adrian Deakes, I taught in Essex for nine years before working at Victoria and Albert museums (V&A) for 17 years. I was Education Manager at the Theatre Museum in Covent Garden then Programme Manager for Performance at the main South Kensington site. A member of Ignite! and a… Read more »

Celebrating Essex 2020

With over 500 events, competitions, exhibitions and recordings, it has been a brilliant year of science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics (STEAM) right across Essex. As Essex 2020 -Year of Science & Creativity draws to a close, plans are actively underway to build on this legacy in 2021. Chelmsford’s… Read more »

Saying goodbye to Chelmsford Creatives

Saying goodbye to Chelmsford Creatives

Claudia and Neve are two of the founding members of Chelmsford Creatives. Since 2018, they’ve helped deliver fourteen projects and events, alongside other local young people. With the programme approaching the finish line, Claudia and Neve reflect on their experiences and say goodbye to Chelmsford Creatives.  Meeting with a large… Read more »

Let’s talk about Climate Change

A new climate summit will be run by young people in Essex next year. The summit will be held in Chelmsford and is backed by Chelmsford City Council. It’s the next stage of ‘A Manifesto For Essex’, set up to give children and young people a platform to share ideas… Read more »