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Cressing Temple Barns Artist-in-Residence Commission

We are inviting an artist or artists to apply for a three-month residency running from August to October 2019 in the unique and beautiful setting of Cressing Temple Barns, Braintree, Essex.  The selected artist/s will be given their own studio space in The Dairy and a £10,000 commission to create an artwork that… Read more »

Ignite Chelmsford-Independent Publishing

Ignite Chelmsford-Independent Publishing

June’s Ignite Chelmsford meet-up was buzzing with a friendly, community vibe from familiar and new ignite attendees. The subject to be discussed was Independent/small press publishing, focusing on zines and comics. The event was held in Transition Chelmsford, a local community and co-working space a few steps from Chelmsford Train… Read more »

Cultural Development Trust appoint inaugural Exec Director

Cultural Development Trust appoint inaugural Exec Director

Chelmsford Cultural Development Trust has recently formed as an independent Charity to support the long term development of the arts and culture in Chelmsford. The Trust will start work this year, collaborating with partners in the city and responding especially to the people of Chelmsford. As a major first step,… Read more »

Business Support for ambitious Creative, Cultural or Digital Businesses

Business Support for ambitious Creative, Cultural or Digital Businesses

South East Creative is a brand new programme from SECCADS that includes fully-funded (free) specialist mentoring support aimed at businesses in the Creative, Cultural or Digital Sectors, which have significant growth potential. Eligible businesses will be matched with an appropriate specialist Mentor to work alongside them to help to achieve… Read more »

The Happy Piano

Hopefully by now if you’re a resident of Chelmsford, you have seen and maybe heard the tinkling of the ivories of the community piano in the Meadows Shopping Centre in the middle of the city. If not, please go and see it and have a play! The history of community… Read more »