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Chelmsford Artist in Residence – Lily Hunter Green, Essex Book Festival

Chelmsford Artist in Residence – Lily Hunter Green, Essex Book Festival

This weekend (30th – 31st March 11am – 3pm) Chelmsford launches its first Artist in Residence as part of Essex Book Festival, in partnership with Meadows Shopping Centre and Chelmsford City Council and funding from Arts Council England. Working with computer scientist Karun Matharu, musician and composer Tom Moore, and… Read more »

Illustrator Commission – Chelmsford Museum

Illustrator Commission – Chelmsford Museum

Chelmsford Museum is nearing the end of a major redevelopment of Oaklands House, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. As part of this redevelopment their team have contacted us about an exciting commission. Dr Mark Curteis, Assistant Museums Manager for Curatorial and Learning explained “We are looking for a… Read more »

JOB ADVERT: Chelmsford Cultural Development Trust, Executive Director (Part Time) 

JOB ADVERT: Chelmsford Cultural Development Trust, Executive Director (Part Time) 

Role Summary  Chelmsford became England’s newest city in 2012. The ‘city of Essex’ is now responding to public expectations for well-planned strategic investment in the arts, culture and heritage. If you are an experienced fundraiser, with a record of bidding successfully to trusts, foundations and grant-making bodies, and you are a… Read more »

Businesses urged to apply for share of funding to boost creative economy

Businesses urged to apply for share of funding to boost creative economy

Businesses in the creative, cultural and digital sectors are being encouraged to take advantage of a new £5.1million grants and support programme being spearheaded by Thurrock Council. The South East Creative, Cultural and Digital Programme (SECCADS) is an ambitious programme, led by Thurrock Council and running across Essex, Kent and… Read more »

Ignite Chelmsford Meetup Recap: Distributed Storytelling

Ignite Chelmsford Meetup Recap: Distributed Storytelling

To celebrate Essex Book Festival, this month’s Ignite Chelmsford meetup focused on the theme of Distributed Storytelling, which saw a range of local creatives come together at Foyles Bookstore to listen to our two guest speakers on the night. Our first speaker was Lily Hunter Green, an artist and composer who combines science… Read more »