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Our Partners

Cambridge Junction
New Art Club at Cambridge Junction (Claire Haigh)
New Art Club at Cambridge Junction by Claire Haigh

Cambridge Junction is an arts centre presenting a varied programme of events including live music, theatre, dance, stand-up comedy and family shows. As well as presenting events Cambridge Junction has a strong focus on creative learning and skills development in the arts and has a commitment to supporting young people.

With an excellent booking policy, good facilities and friendly staff, Cambridge Junction is certainly a jewel in the east of England’s crown”.  – The Guardian

Visit partner website: www.junction.co.uk
New Wolsey Theatre

As well as being Market Place consortium members, supporting the governance of the project, New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich are also providing support with marketing and evaluation expertise and we will be seeking links with our programme in order to give the audiences of Forest Heath & Fenland the best quality arts experiences possible.

Visit partner website: www.wolseytheatre.co.uk
Open Call for Artists to Work with Wysing Arts Centre

We are delighted to be working alongside Wysing Arts Centre to deliver two workshops to engage with local audiences and communities in Brandon and Chatteris for their New Geographies project. A key part of New Geographies is the nomination of overlooked or unexpected places across the East of England by those who live and work here for a series of ten new site-specific art commissions from Summer 2018. The aim of the workshops is to encourage and promote the nomination of interesting places across the region and to find creative and playful ways for the public to engage with this process.

The confirmed dates for the workshop sessions are:

  • 9 September, Heritage Open Weekend, Chatteris Museum (10am – 2pm)
  • 23 September, Fire & Flint Festival, Brandon (afternoon event, time and location TBC)

CALL FOR ARTISTS

We are looking for an artist who lives and works in or around The Fens or The Brecks and who has experience working with the public, including children and young people (you must hold a current DBS certificate). You will have excellent artistic facilitation skills and experience delivering high quality engagement projects in the field of visual arts.

The total artist fee is £780 (expected 4 days’ work) plus a separate materials and travel budget up to £500.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for the role, please outline your experience and knowledge of working with the public through workshops or creative engagement projects and some examples of your work. Please send this in no more than 4 pages (including images) with contacts details for two references to info@newgeographies.uk by 10am on Thursday, 17 August 2017.

More information about the project can be found on the website www.newgeographies.uk

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Market Place is run by a Consortium of Partners consisting of
Market Place is part of Creative People and Places programme developed by Arts Council England with support from National Lottery funds
Creative People and Places Arts Council England
We are grateful and proud to be supported by
Suffolk County Council Cambridgeshire County Council Fenland District Council Forest Heath District Council