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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 »

Ignite Chelmsford: Gender – Coming Out of Pride

Continuing on from June’s Pride month celebrations, July’s Ignite meetup focused on connections between gender and creativity, with two speakers from the local LGBTQIA+ community. First up was Bucky Ringsell, owner of Chelmsford’s independent comics shop Dark Side Comics, who delved into gender and queer representation in the Marvel universe…. Read more »

Essex Schools Showcase for the Arts is back

Essex Schools Showcase for the Arts is back

The annual Essex Schools Showcase for the Arts i shining a light on the creative talents of young across Essex. With sixteen schools signed up, students across the County will come together to showcase their art and performance skills in the City Centre, between the 10th-17th July 2019. From a… Read more »

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 »