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. 

Mid-Essex Recovery College Co-Production Event: Branding Workshop PM OPTION

No 11, The Meadows (shopping centre) Chelmsford CM2 6FD Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom

This is an opportunity for residents of Mid-Essex to find out more about recovery college, contribute ideas, express creativity and support local mental health service. There is both a morning and afternoon option for this event. The aim of the workshop is to co-produce the logo, name and overall branding for the Mid-Essex Recovery College. […]

Free

Ignite Social: Always Proud

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

This social we look forward to Essex Pride and the launch of the Behind the Rainbow exhibition at Chelmsford Museum. Always Proud is an initiative by Essex Pride, to provide events and safe spaces for the LGBTQ+ Community throughout the year. Come along to hear from two inspirational creative individuals on their journeys, passions, challenges […]

Free

Ignite Social: The Power of Creativity in Mentoring

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 the inspirational talks. This month we will discuss the use of creativity […]

Free

Ignite Social: Co-curation, Cultural Institutions and the Community

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

This month we will hear from cultural institutions on new approaches to designing and curating exhibitions with local communities. 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. Cultural institutions are radically re-thinking the way they […]

Free

Ignite: Online Hub Meeting

Online Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom

The hub is a collaborative, multi-sector group that focuses on delivering creative activities and events throughout Chelmsford. About this event It’s here that our Creative Community can touch base, compare notes, share skills and resources, and support each-other’s work. We gather online one a month. An informal drop-in-style approach that welcomes everybody, from interested individuals […]

Free

Ignite Social: Young People’s Takeover!

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

We are the Local Cultural Education Partnership (LCEP) Youth Forum and this month we are taking over the design of the Ignite Social agenda. As young people living here, we are usually unaware of all the creative and cultural people and events happening around us. We want to celebrate all the creativity in Chelmsford. We […]

Free

Dare to Imagine: Showcase & Report Launch

ARU Chelmsford Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford

“Just because someone lives in a care home doesn’t stop them being entitled to high quality arts and culture.” Magic Me always aims to challenge care homes and arts organisations to be adventurous in what they offer to older residents. We also want to better understand and share what it takes to deliver great arts […]

Free

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

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