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Fire&Flint - Festival Day in Brandon
Fire&Flint, image by Market Place

Fire&Flint will celebrate the past, present, and future of Brandon, showing the town and its history in a new light. Bring your family and friends for an action-packed afternoon and watch as your town hall transforms in a spectacular light projection animation show inspired by Brandon Join in with creative activities, watch exciting performances, and celebrate your home town. Explore the range of activities throughout town and plan your day. PROGRAMME OF THE...

Location: Town Centre, Market Hill, Brandon

Date/s: Saturday, 23 September Time/s: 3pm-8.30pm

For Local community

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Fire&Flint: Creative Writing Workshops
Writing, photo by Fabio Polimanti

Fancy trying your hand at creative writing? Want to find out more about the history of Brandon? Come along to creative writing workshops in Brandon Library and get inspired by local stories and history. The Suffolk Poetry Society are holding two themed workshops in Brandon Library on Monday, 11 September. Experts will be on hand to give you writing tips and tricks: 10am - 12.45pm Tongues of Flame: Explore the historic...

Location: Brandon Library, Bury Road, Brandon, Suffolk, IP27 0BQ

Date/s: Monday, 11 September Time/s: 10am - 4pm

For local community Cost £7 per session or £12 for both including tea and cake.

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Chatteris Heritage Open Day
Chatteris in Myth and Memory, Illustration by Ric Savage

Chatteris in Myth and Memory is a community led project that brought together local people and a range of artists to explore history and myth through a variety of art forms. This Saturday Chatteris Museum will open its doors during the national Heritage Open Day to celebrate this local initiative.  On Saturday, 9 September, between 10am and 4pm come down to the museum to join in with our activities: Find out about the...

Location: Chatteris Museum, 14 Church Lane, Chatteris, PE16 6JA

Date/s: Saturday, 9 September 2017 Time/s: 10am-4pm

For families an everyone interested in local heritage

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Fire&Flint: Shoestring Theatre workshops
Ferry Tales 2016, photo by Alex McElroy

Want to learn performance skills? Fancy being a part of flashmob performances around Brandon? This is a unique opportunity on your doorstep. Join Shoestring Theatre and be part of “Fire&Flint” day on the 23 September. Shoestring Theatre are holding a series of professionally run open workshops for residents of Brandon and the surrounding area. Come along to become part of the interactive performances that will take place on Market Hill...

Location: IES Breckland School, Crown Street, Brandon, Suffolk, IP27 0NJ

Date/s: Tuesdays, 5. 11, 19 September Time/s: 7pm-22pm

For local community FREE

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Fire & Flint: Story Gathering Session

The Suffolk Poetry Society want to include stories from the local community members as part of the Fire&Flint celebration. We would like to use your stories to inspire ballads and other pieces for performance on 23 September. Share your memories to help create a storyboard to inspire writers and poets at the creative writing workshops.  Writers Melinda Appleby and Diane Jackman, who led last year's Ferry Tales writing workshop and performances in Tilly's,...

Location: Brandon Library, Bury Road, Brandon, Suffolk, IP27 0BQ

Date/s: Monday, 4 September Time/s: 1.30pm - 4pm

For Local community FREE DROP IN SESSION

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Creative Caring - Skills Sharing Session
Creative Caring by Carol Parker

‘Creative Caring’ is a project designed by Carol Parker, a socially engaged artist working together with her colleague Ernie Butler, a 2D artist, to extend their participatory art in care home in Fenland. This summer Carol and Ernie ran their first 2 week programme of creative sessions in 4 care homes in Fenland. The felt making and iPad sessions were delivered to provide cognitive stimulation for residents and give the artists the...

Location: Dovecourt Residential Home, Kirkgate Street, Wisbech, PE13 3QU

Date/s: Friday, 1 September Time/s: 10am - noon

For Care home staff, carers and others working with older adults FREE

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Development Commissions Workshop
© Market Place

Are you up for trying new ways to reach new audiences, members or participants for your organisation? Have you ever used arts as a way to engage them? Are you interested in reaching out to audiences in one of the following towns – March, Chatteris, Wisbech, Whittlesey, Newmarket, Brandon and Mildenhall? Our Development Commissions programme offers project planning, budgeting, and marketing support together with funding of up to £4,000. We...

Location: March Library, City Road, March, PE15 9LT

Date/s: Monday, 17 July Time/s: 5.30pm - 8.30pm

For individuals and organisations FREE

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Newmarket Kite Symphony
© Alexander David Cronin Gold - Arial drone photo of artist Marcelo flying the Sky Dog Stunt Kite

Newmarket Kite Symphony is an arts and sports community project for local residents. Over the course of the last three months, artist R.M. Sánchez-Camus (Marcelo), kite specialist Zachary De Santos together with local Newmarket artist Paula Wilson, have been working with local community members, designing, making and flying specialised kites. On Saturday, 8 July, the kites will become part of Newmarket Carnival procession followed by hands-on kite-making activities at the Severals,...

Location: Newmarket, The Severals and Long Hill, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7BS

Date/s: Saturday, 8 July Time/s: noon - 6pm

FREE

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"The Brink" - Augmented Reality in Wisbech
The Brink

Do you love dreaming up new stories? From fantasy to fiction, time-travel to alien-invasions, this project will fire up your imagination! Join a series of story workshops to gather bold and imaginative futuristic stories about Wisbech and we'd love you to be involved. Come along to these story-making session and work with leading artist and poet, Lucy Sheerman to create new stories. Some of the stories will be selected and used to create...

Location: Wisbech, Town Centre, Wisbech

Date/s: Tuesday, 4 July and Wednesday, 5 July Time/s: 2 - 5pm and 6 - 9pm

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Newmarket Kite Symphony at the Guineas

We are getting ready for Newmarket Kite Symphony! Love Kites? Ever wanted to design one? You can create a design to decorate the kites that will be part of Newmarket Carnival this year and even have a go at making your own. Join us from 11am till 3pm on Saturday, 1 July, at the Guineas Shopping Centre Newmarket for a fantastic day of creativity. All ages are welcome, no previous experience is...

Location: Guineas Shopping Centre, High Street, Newmarket

Date/s: Saturday, 1 July Time/s: 11am - 3pm

For FOR ALL AGES FREE DROP IN SESSION

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Chatteris in Myth and Memory Celebration Day
Chatteris in Myth and Memory by Richard Savage

Join us on Thursday, 22 June, at 6.30pm at Farrowfields in Chatteris for an evening of storytelling and music in celebration of Chatteris and the official book launch of Chatteris In Myth and Memory; Art Through Storytelling. Between January 2016 and April 2017 over 200 people from Chatteris have been involved in the Chatteris in Myth and Memory project. Come along to find out more about this incredible collaboration of local artists and...

Location: Furrowfields, Furrowfields Playing Field, Chatteris, PE16 6DY

Date/s: Thursday, 22 June Time/s: 6.30pm - 10pm

TICKETS £5 (includes a complimentary drink)

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Chatteris in Myth and Memory - Programme for S…
Fairytales Gone Bad, ©Half Moon Young People's Theatre

The Celebration Day for Chatteris in Myth and Memory project will start off with a special programm for two local schools. Children from Glebelands Academy and Kingsfield Primary will spend the day in our marquee at Farrowfields enjoying a variety of creative activities. First, children will work with a range of professional artists in our marquee which will be transformed into a rusty old book shop by local theatre organisation 20Twenty Productions. Then children will...

Location: Furrowfields, Furrowfields Playing Field, Chatteris, PE16 6DY

Date/s: Thursday, 22 June Time/s: Daytime

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Newmarket Kite Symphony Open Days
Kite Flying on Long Hill by Neil Anderson Hart

Want to be part of Newmarket Kite Symphony? Love being outdoors? Love Kites? Ever wanted to design or fly one? You can create a design to decorate the kites that will be part of Newmarket Carnival this year and even have a go at flying a kite. Bring your family and friends for a new experience this half-term - join us for two days of arty and sporty activities and have...

Location: Palace House Mews, The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art, Palace Street, Newmarket, CB8 8EP

Date/s: 31 May and 1 June Time/s: 11am - 4pm

For all family FREE Drop In Sessions

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Newmarket Kite Symphony Workshops
© Alexander David Cronin Gold - Arial drone photo of artist Marcelo flying the Sky Dog Stunt Kite

Have you ever wanted to deign or fly a kite? Join us for art and design and fire flying workshops in Newmarket. You will learn to create the design for material kites using printing. Working in groups you will get to create giant kites that will be displayed at the Newmarket Carnival and Newmarket Music Festival this July. Art & Design Workshops led by Paula Wilson will take place weekly between May and June 2017...

Date/s: May-June 2017 Time/s: tbc

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"in_collusion" Wisbech: Art and Tech Developme…

Market Place are delighted to be joining with Collusion - announcing a brand new project "in_collusion"! If you are interested in working with art and tech or wish to develop an idea  with art and tech and you live in the Wisbech area come along to the "in_collusion" evening on the 4th May at 5.30pm! "We're planning a series of projects that'll explore technologies such as augmented reality, working with live data...

Location: Queen Mary Centre, Queens Road, Wisbech, PE13 2PE

Date/s: May 4th 2017 Time/s: 5.30pm-8.30pm

For individuals and organisations Free

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