Events

Our events are hosted in the city as well as online. Our relaxed monthly Socials are a great way to meet others and hear inspirational talks from local and national creatives. Our online, monthly Hub events are the ideal platform to promote what you are doing and call out for support and collaboration.

If you are holding a creative or cultural event in or near Chelmsford then fill in the ‘Add your event’ form below, and we will include in the monthly Ignite Members’ and Friends’ newsletters.

We recommend that all events are also listed on the Chelmsford for You website, the central hub for event listings in Chelmsford. 

Ignite Social: Black History Month

Patch, 5-6 Grays Yard, Springfield Road, Chelmsford, CM2 6QR Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom

Every second Thursday of the month, we host a social meet-up with creative inspiration and an opportunity to connect and learn how we can support one another's work. This month we celebrate Black History Month, hearing from inspirational creatives on their journeys and inspirations. Speakers: Sade Fadipe - Chelmsford based children’s Book Author, and Primary […]

Free

Ignite Social: Neurodiversity and Creativity

Patch, 5-6 Grays Yard, Springfield Road, Chelmsford, CM2 6QR Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom

How does neurodiversity relate to the creative and expressive process? How do artists consider neurodiverse audiences when they create? How can creativity and the creative industries become more accessible? This month we will be exploring neurodiversity and creativity, and hearing from Essex based creatives, who will talk to us about their interpretation of the theme […]

Free

Ignite Social: Storytelling

Patch, 5-6 Grays Yard, Springfield Road, Chelmsford, CM2 6QR Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom

Every second Thursday of the month, we host a social meet-up with creative inspiration and an opportunity to connect and learn how we can support one another's work. With a bar serving soft and alcoholic drinks, teas and coffees, relaxed music, socialising and inspirational speakers. This month we will be considering very different mediums for […]

Free

Ignite Social: Gaming Culture

Patch, 5-6 Grays Yard, Springfield Road, Chelmsford, CM2 6QR Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom

Every second Thursday of the month, we host a social meet-up with creative inspiration and an opportunity to connect and learn how we can support one another's work. This month we will be hearing from people in the gaming industry, discussing career paths into gaming, and the creative and cultural elements involved in game design. […]

Free

Ignite Social: Powerful Spaces

Patch, 5-6 Grays Yard, Springfield Road, Chelmsford, CM2 6QR Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom

Every second Thursday of the month, we host a social meet-up with creative inspiration and an opportunity to connect and learn how we can support one another's work. This month we will be talking about the empowering spaces that allow us to be ourselves, meet like minded people and explore our creativity. These spaces might […]

Free

Ignite Social: Community Celebration

Patch, 5-6 Grays Yard, Springfield Road, Chelmsford, CM2 6QR Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom

Every second Thursday of the month, we host a social meet-up with creative inspiration and an opportunity to connect and learn how we can support one another's work. This month we are coming together to consider the role of communities in festivals, events and celebrations. Speakers: Seán McLoughlin - As part of Essex Cultural Diversity Project, […]

Free

Ignite Social: Cult Classics

Patch, 5-6 Grays Yard, Springfield Road, Chelmsford, CM2 6QR Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom

Every second Thursday of the month, we host a social meet-up with creative inspiration and an opportunity to connect and learn how we can support one another's work. This month we look forward to the Chelmsford Takeover and explore cult classics of comic books and cosplay. Speakers: Emily White - Emily is a cosplayer and […]

Free

Email: hello@ignitechelmsford.org.uk

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