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Part-Time Cultural Partnerships Manager Position

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 opportunity has opened up… Read more »

Meet Helena of All Trades

I’m Helena and I guess for my day job I’m a bit of a Jack of All Trades… I work for City of Chelmsford Mencap, a small local charity supporting adults with a learning disability. There, I teach music (we have a brilliant choir, Awesome Beats Collective), co-ordinate the business and digital… Read more »

Ready, Steady, HOOK!

Tell us about you; what you do for a day job, your connection to and what you love about and what you’d like to change about Chelmsford. My day job is as a Senior Learning Mentor and Resident Artist at Thriftwood College. It is an SEN college-a fabulous place where… Read more »

Project in the Paint takes Chelmsford by storm

Ignite Chelmsford has a mission to galvanise local passion, mobilise our communities and work collectively to raise our cultural profile. It was recently bought to our attention that local resident Gareth Roberts was collaborating with Chelmsford City Council Parks’ team on an initiative called ‘Project in the Paint’ to spruce… Read more »

An evening of Hindu culture and honour

An evening of Hindu culture and honour

How well do you know your community? I’m sure I’m not alone in saying that there are aspects of the Chelmsford community that I have not accessed, and so I was very honoured to be invited to take part in Chelmsford Hindu Society’s first ‘Bonalu’ celebration. I knew it would… Read more »