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When Women Rule: National Democracy Week

When Women Rule: National Democracy Week

In recognition of National Democracy Week, on Thursday 5th July 2018, we will be screening ‘When Women Rule’, a documentary by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, at Chelmsford Museum. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion, provoked by the statistic that ‘only 23% of the world’s politicians are women’…. Read more »

GUEST BLOG: Body Diversity (or lack of) in the World of Comics

GUEST BLOG: Body Diversity (or lack of) in the World of Comics

This guest feature comes from Holly ‘Bucky’ Ringsell of Dark Side Comics in Chelmsford. Make sure you take a look at what they’re up to on Facebook and on their website, www.darksidecomics.co.uk. There’s a problem with our comic characters, and it all comes down to their bodies. Take a look at any standard artwork of… Read more »

Getting to know Hayley Wells

Getting to know Hayley Wells

Launching the first in a new series of blog posts, we talk to Illustrator, Hayley Wells. As we work together to build a sense of Creative Community in Chelmsford, we’ll interview those living, working and playing in our city, on subjects ranging from what inspires them and advice to their… Read more »

Ignite Chelmsford June Round-up: The Magic of Festivals

Ignite Chelmsford June Round-up: The Magic of Festivals

On Thursday 14th June, Ignite Chelmsford descended on The Transition for The Magic of Festivals. Garry Ormes and Pete Watts from Essex Pride (16th June) were our first guest speakers of the evening. Their passion for the event and what it represents really shone through as they explained the history of Pride,… Read more »

GUEST BLOG: Essex Schools Showcase for the Arts Returns for 7th Year

GUEST BLOG: Essex Schools Showcase for the Arts Returns for 7th Year

Our latest guest blog, written by Max Dolding, artist and founder of the Essex Schools Showcase for the Arts.   Essex Schools Showcase for The Arts – July 11th -18th 2018 Visual & Performance Arts by students, presented by students   For the last six years, if you happen to… Read more »