Chatteris in Myth and Memory by Ric Savage
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Chatteris in Myth and Memory by Ric Savage
Kite Flying on Long Hill by Neil Anderson Hart
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Kite Flying on Long Hill by Neil Anderson Hart
Kite Flying on Long Hill by Neil Anderson Hart
Kite Flying on Long Hill by Neil Anderson Hart
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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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Project Bootcamp Newmarket
© Market Place

Are you interested in trying new ways to reach new audiences? Do you have a brilliant idea that you want to shape further? Would you benefit from project development and marketing support as well as an opportunity to apply for funding to bring your idea to life? If the answer is yes to any of the above, book your place at the upcoming Project Bootcamp. We are inviting individuals and organisations...

Location: Memorial Hall, High Street, Newmarket, CB8 8JP

Date/s: 29 April 2017 Time/s: 9.30am - 4pm

For individuals and organisations TICKET PRICES VARY

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Project Bootcamp Wisbech
© Market Place

Are you interested in trying new ways to reach new audiences? Do you have a brilliant idea that you want to shape further? Would you benefit from project development and marketing support as well as an opportunity to apply for funding to bring your idea to life? If the answer is yes to any of the above, book your place at the upcoming Project Bootcamp. We are inviting individuals and organisations...

Location: The Boathouse Business Centre, 1 Harbour Square, Wisbech , PE13 3BH

Date/s: 28 April 2017 Time/s: 9.30am-4pm

For individuals and organisations TICKET PRICES VARY

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Fenland Poet Laureate Awards 2017
© Fenland Poet Laureate Awards‎

The votes are in and the finalists have been announced for this year’s Fenland Poet Laureate Awards! The annual competition – which is celebrating its sixth anniversary this year – gives local poets a chance to write a poem for Fenland and compete for the prestigious title of Fenland Poet Laureate.  The competition has two categories: adults (aged 18 and over) and young people (aged from 10 – 17). The eight...

Location: March Town Hall, Market Place, March, Cambridgeshire, PE15 9JF

Date/s: Friday, 31 March, 2017 Time/s: 7:30pm

For Families and poetry lovers TICKETS £4

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

Market Place in collaboration with Palace House, Newmarket: The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art and artist Marcelo Camus along with kite specialist Zach de Santos and Newmarket artist Paula Wilson are excited to  present a new arts and sports initiative - Newmarket Kite Symphony - that will take place in Newmarket over summer this year. We will present an overview of past projects by lead artist Marcelo Camus and talk about the creation...

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

Date/s: Friday, 24 March 2017 Time/s: 11.30am to 1.30pm

For Local community FREE

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"Imagine: Whittlesey" Concert
©Grand Union Orchestra

Whittlesey was once an island, and for centuries the local people made their living mostly from the land and sea, much like people anywhere else in the world. Whittlesey has its own customs, traditions, and mythical creatures like the Straw Bear. This spring Whittelsey welcomes Grand Union Orchestra musicians, who work closely with young musicians from Coates Primary School, Park Lane Primary School, and Sir Harry Smith Community College to...

Location: Sir Harry Smith Community College, Eastrea Road, Whittlesey, PE7 1XB

Date/s: Saturday, 18 March Time/s: 6.30pm

For Ages 5+ TICKETS £4 adult, £1 child

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Springboard Live 2017 - Ely Maltings
© Springboard Live

Are you always looking for big music events in Ely? Well, there is something you will not want to miss happening here in Ely on Friday 17th February. Thanks to Babylon ARTS and local producer Stan Hickish, the Springboard Live 2017 tour is coming to the Maltings, bringing young talented acts from around the UK! At this event, you get handpicked, up and coming Hip-hop, Electronic, R&B and Neo-soul all the...

Location: The Maltings, Ship Lane, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4BB

Date/s: 17 February 2017 Time/s: 7:00pm - 11.59pm

For 18+ Free

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Screen Printing Workshop
© Ars Electronica

Join us for a one-day workshop with local professional storyteller Polly Howat and screen print guru, Ricki Outis. We will start the day off by Polly Howat telling the story of the Great Fire of Chatteris, a true story that impacted on a significant area of Chatteris. Artist Ricki Outis will then teach the basic techniques and skills to create screen prints inspired by the story. Participants will also have...

Location: King Edwards Centre, King Edwards Rd, Chatteris, PE16 6NG

Date/s: 15 February, 2017 Time/s: 10:00am - 4:00pm

For ages 14+, no previous experience is required. Free (please bring your own packed lunch)

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Family Music Day in Whittlesey
© 20Twenty productions

20Twenty Productions and MusicNet East invite you to a Family Music Day. Explore musical instruments from around the world, and listen to stories they tell. Drum away on berimbas or touch the stings of a sitar, blow the penny whistle or a trumpet - this Saturday promises to be fun and enjoyable. No previous experience is required - the day is open to all. You will meet Ros Davies, Carlos Fuentes, Claude Deppa and Amisha Karsan from Grand Union Orchestra, who will...

Location: Sir Harry Smith Community College, Eastrea Road, Whittlesey, PE7 1XB

Date/s: Saturday, 11 February 2017 Time/s: 10:30am - 12:30pm and 1:00pm-3:00pm

For all family, ages 6+ Free, booking is required

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Pencil Drawing Workshop
© Rachel Knickmeyer

We have a great opportunity for you to develop new illustration and pencil drawing skills. The workshops are suitable for all. If you are keen to develop your own skills at your own pace then the best place to start is here. The workshops will be led by artist, Richard Savage and inspired by the stories being told by Polly Howat.  The workshops will begin by hearing " the story of Black...

Location: Savage Studios, South Park Street, CHATTERIS, PE16 6AR

Date/s: 20 January, 24 February and 24 March Time/s: 10.00am - 3.00pm

For Anyone can participate Free (please bring your own packed lunch)

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Wire Weaving Workshop
Wire Weaving, photo by Thanasis Kalamaras

Do you know the story of Fen Tigers? Joins us for a storytelling session ran by Polly Howat, and turn your inspiration into a wire sculpture in an artist led workshop. These workshops are being run in partnership with Chatteris in Bloom. It is hoped that the project will lead to the creation of larger wire creations to be displayed around Chatteris for 2017. The workshop will start off with a...

Location: Chatteris Working Mens Club, Station Street, Chatteris, PE16 6NA

Date/s: 12 January and 13 January Time/s: 10:00am -3:30pm

For 18+, no previous experience is required. Free (please bring your own packed lunch)

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Mildenhall Storytelling Workshop Programme
Storytellers, ©Javier de Blas

From November 2016 - April 2017, the Mildenhall Library will be running a programme of 6 storytelling workshops with top professionals, at the library. The scheme will be for a core group of 13 local participants who will develop over the 6 months. The library aim is to set up their own Mildenhall Storytellers group that may even go into local schools and perform for children there. The workshops are led by Maryjane Edgar, Harvey Salmon, and Marion Leeper  who are wonderful and...

Location: Mildenhal Library, Chestnut Close, Mildenhall, Suffolk, IP28 7NL

Date/s: Mondays, 7 November 2016 - 4 April 2017 Time/s: 11:00am - 1:30pm

For local community Free entry

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Graphic Novel Workshop
©Bird's Nest Books

Do you have a passion for comics and graphic novels? There is a fascinating opportunity for 15-25 year olds to work with professional comic artist Jade Sarson. No particular ability or previous experience is required.  We are very delighted to announce to Fenland an incredible opportunity to learn about creating graphic novels with illustrator and comic artist Jade Sarson, winner of the 2014 Myriad Editions First Graphic Novel competition. Visit Jade's website. The workshop will...

Location: March Town Hall, Market Place, March, Cambridgeshire, PE15 9JF

Date/s: 24, 25 and 26 October Time/s: 10.30am - 2.30pm

For Ages 15-25 and graphic novel lovers £5.00 a day

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