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With love from Backnang  — a Christmas Candle of Unity

With love from Backnang — a Christmas Candle of Unity

Backnang in Germany has been twinned with Chelmsford since 1990. In 2020 we will share our 30th Anniversary. This is at a time where the world sees many divisions, so we believe messages of love, sharing and unity are important — especially during the Christmas holidays. From schools and markets… Read more »

JOB ADVERT: Join Chelmsford’s Arts & Culture Transformation

JOB ADVERT: Join Chelmsford’s Arts & Culture Transformation

Do you believe in the transformative power of arts, culture and heritage to enrich people’s lives, improve our health and wellbeing, and increase civic pride? Chelmsford, England’s newest city is undergoing a transformation as it sets out a new shared cultural vision towards 2040. An exciting and new role has… Read more »

Help Chelmsford get a Parade of Light!

Help Chelmsford get a Parade of Light!

Chelmsford City is to get a brand new parade! This week, The Ideas Festival Chelmsford, local artist Victoria Button is launching a crowdfunding campaign for an event that will bring together many different faiths and ethnicities. Victoria, Director of the Festival, explains “Our idea is for a parade of Light, with… Read more »

Air your Dirty Laundry

Air your Dirty Laundry

My name is Carmel Green. I am a local Chelmsford artist and, like so many other local free-thinking creatives, I want to create positive change in the world. As a child I was mentally, physically and sexually abused. This is something that I came to normalise; hiding it from friends… Read more »

Chelmsford Cultural Development Trust (CCDT) Trustee Recruitment

Chelmsford Cultural Development Trust (CCDT) Trustee Recruitment

Join the Board The Chelmsford Cultural Development Trust (the Trust) has been inaugurated this year to promote the long term interests of the City of Chelmsford’s theatres, museums and wider arts, heritage and cultural opportunities. The Trustees are unpaid volunteers. One of them has been appointed to a new professional… Read more »