Take a look at our UNBOSI film here
Watch the film of our summer of inspiration with UNBOSI in Fenland and Forest Heath
Take a look at our UNBOSI film here
Take a look at our UNBOSI film here
Take a look at our UNBOSI film here
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We're looking for a Creative Agent and a Marketing & Communications Officer
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We're recruiting!
We're recruiting!
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See what we got up to at Brandon Musical Mayhem
Brandon Musical Mayhem
Brandon Musical Mayhem
Brandon Musical Mayhem
Watch our Talkin 'Bout My Generation Short Film
Watch our Talkin 'Bout My Generation Short Film
Watch our Talkin 'Bout My Generation Short Film
Watch our Talkin 'Bout My Generation Short Film
Watch our Talkin 'Bout My Generation Short Film
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November 2018

Following four years of leading on the Creative People and Places Market Place project, Babylon ARTS is looking for two experienced and enthusiastic people to join our team for Phase Two of the project. Market Place is part of Creative People and Places - a national ACE programme about...

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October 2018

Earlier this year Market Place were contacted by United Nations Board of Significant Inspiration (UNBOSI), who had identified Fenland and Forest Heath as hotbeds of inspiration. The UNBOSI sent a team consisting of scientists, thinkers, and delegates from the world's top research...

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September 2018

An Introduction to Developing your Creative Practice and Audiences Market Place is thrilled to launch our first of a new series of networking & training days for artists, makers, craftspeople and creatives. We invite you to attend our expertly facilitated networking day ‘An...

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August 2018

Bandon Creative Forum presents Musical Mayhem – a fantastic, community focused, musical extravaganza! From the people who brought you Ferry Tales and last year’s Fire and Flint festival join us in Brandon on Saturday 22 September for Musical Mayhem, a music festival with a...

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August 2018

Fenland and Forest Heath are hotbeds of trapped inspiration. The United Nations Board of Significant Inspiration are here to unleash it. Market Place is proud to be celebrating the towns they work with this summer in an exciting collaboration with the United Nations Board of...

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May 2018

Market Place to start work with the United Nations Board of Significant Inspiration We are excited to announce that Market Place is starting work with the United Nations Board of Significant Inspiration in Fenland and Forest Heath. We would like you to get involved our recording...

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May 2018

As part of the Word Up! Festival a series of bedtime stories were created and shown each day of the festival. Watch March residents reading from well loved children's books. Steve Barclay MP reading Six Dinner Sid https://youtu.be/yUye53e2FhU   Kim French reads Bear...

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May 2018

Holly Orridge, a member of the Word Up! team, tells her story of the festival. Please find more photos from the finale event on our Flickr here. Word Up! Festival is now over, from planning, advertising, re-planning, all of the meetings (and biscuits, don’t forget the...

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April 2018

This summer Market Place will be working in partnership with the United Nations Board of Significant Inspiration (UNBOSI). The UNBOSI have identified the region of Fenland and Forest Heath as a site of significant value, and Market Place as an ideal creative partner for 'finding the...

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April 2018

Between 12 and 22 of April the Word Up! Festival will be taking over the town of March! Join in to get creative with storytelling in all it's forms. Enjoy film, music, visual arts, performance, poetry, and creative writing. Bring your family and friends to try your hand at range of...

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March 2018

The first Fenland Smart Phone Film Festival 2018  is part our Word Up! Festival. This film competition is open to anyone filming with mobile phones or tablets. Films must be no longer than 3 minutes. The competition is open to any genre or theme, as long as you tell a...

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March 2018

The Word Up! Festival is taking place in and around the town of March from 12 to 22 April. Find out more about the creatives involved. WORD UP! FESTIVAL DETAILS HERE PROFILE: Anya Levicki, 20Twenty Academy I’m really excited to get involved with the total freedom of creativity...

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March 2018

The Word Up! Festival is taking place in and around the town of March from 12 to 22 April. Find out more about the creatives involved. WORD UP! FESTIVAL DETAILS HERE PROFILE: Jane Levicki, Bird's Nest Books Word Up! is a great opportunity to bring to Fenland the kinds of inspiring...

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March 2018

Between 12 and 22 of April the Word Up! Festival will be taking over the town of March! Join in to get creative with storytelling in all it's forms. Enjoy film, music, visual arts, performance, poetry, and creative writing. Bring your family and friends to try your hand at range of...

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February 2018

Introducing Talkin’Bout My Generation – capturing teenage musical memories from the 1960s, 70s and 80s in the Fens and the Brecks. Were you a teenager in March, Wisbech, Mildenhall or Brandon in the 1960s, 70s or 80s? Did you go to see live bands? Were you a Mod, Rocker, Hippy,...

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February 2018

Market Place's 2018 programme is shaping up to be something special! “We are very excited about having The Bureau of Silly Ideas joining our team to engage our communities in some highly creative and thought provoking activities. We hope as many people as possible take this...

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December 2017

Season greetings and message from Kate Hall, our Project Director: Dear all, In November we were able to share the good news with you that the Market Place project has received funding to run a second phase of activities up to 2021, and that we have been given approval to...

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December 2017

After two and a half years at Market Place I'm moving on to pastures new in January, pursuing opportunities to freelance and to develop my partnership programming theatre and performance with Battersea Arts Centre. It's been a challenging and interesting journey with Market Place where I...

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December 2017

Don't miss the Lantern Parade along Newmarket Hight Street today as part of the Love Newmarket Winter Wonderland. Where: Newmarket Clock Tower When: 4pm Saturday 9 December On the weekend of 18 and 19 November Newmarket Creative Makers hosted open lantern making workshops in...

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December 2017

Last week Back to Ours hosted a Creative People and Places Gathering in Hull City of Culture. CPP organisations from across the country met to exchange ideas, and discuss the challenges and rewards, of working on arts engagement projects. Meeting the team working on the Hull City of...

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November 2017

Fire&Flint in Brandon is the true community arts project celebrating local heritage and looking and dreaming about what future would look like in Brandon. We are delighted to have worked with a range of creative individuals and organisations, who contributed to the event. If you want...

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November 2017

We are delighted to announce that Market Place has been awarded further funding from Arts Council England. As part of Creative People and Places programme we will continue our work in 2018-2021 across Fenland and Forest Heath to bring new audiences to the arts. Phase 2 of Market Place...

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October 2017

“Viva La Voce” programme, where participants learn to sing together using improvised vocal techniques, launched in Wisbech two weeks ago and is proving to be popular. Linda Ekins, vocal coach, leads the weekly sessions which are held on Friday evenings from 7pm till 9pm at Queen Mary...

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October 2017

Local artists and creative practitioners interested in developing their practice to work within well-being sector are invited for the FREE workshop on Friday, 17 November, 10am-3pm at March Town Hall.   Inspiring Creativity – Improving Mental Health is a community arts workshop for...

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October 2017

The Creative People and Places (CPP) programme spans 21 large-scale arts-led projects stretching from Northumberland to Kent, Blackpool to Boston. Each project aims to enable local people to take the lead in choosing, creating and taking part in brilliant art experiences in the places...

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October 2017

Stressed, anxious, depressed or living with a long term health condition? This program using Art is for those suffering from stress, anxiety depression and other conditions affecting mental wellbeing. You don’t need any experience to take part, everyone is welcome from absolute...

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October 2017

Brandon Fire&Flint was a truly incredible example of a community working together to celebrate their town. This summary gives you a chance to hear from some of the people who worked on the project and took part on the day. Maps featured in both the activities of the Brandon and...

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September 2017

We work with a range of artists, arts organisations and community groups supporting them to deliver their own new projects which reach new audiences. Development Commissions are open to anyone wanting to contribute to building the creative offer in the market towns of Forest Heath and...

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September 2017

We are lucky to have so many creative individuals involved Brandon Fire & Flint Festival on 23 September. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT BRANDON FIRE&FLINT HERE PROFILE: MILLIE, The Brandon Heritage Centre It's important to know where you came from Last week our Communications...

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September 2017

Join Dave Tonge, a professional storyteller, as he leads his story walk around Brandon blends fact and fable, truth and lies to tell something of  the unique history of the town while celebrating it’s place in the much wider world. Come one, come all and hear tell Saxon, Medieval and...

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