Discover the latest MarketPlace projects – all co-created with community groups and artists sharing their skills and experiences.

If you are a community group and have an idea you’d like to get off the ground, please get in touch. We can’t promise to always produce a project but we can develop the ideas with you.

We’re always open to a “Creative Conversation”

St George’s Festival

23 April 2023

More than 5,000 people from the local community joined the St George’s Festival in March, Fenland on Sunday 23 April 2023.

Escape from Fort Lagoon

27 & 28 May 2023

The world premiere of immersive theatre show 'Escape from Fort Lagoon' came to Mildenhall, with an epic game of cat and mouse along the banks of the River Lark.

Delicates pilot project

April / May 2023

Delicates is a pilot project for new mothers to come together and explore their identities through a series of creative workshops in Newmarket.

Rivers of Light

Saturday 18 February, 2023

600 residents took part in Newmarket’s community lantern parade ‘Rivers of Light’ as they paraded along The Yellow Brick Road with beautiful handmade lanterns.

Kids Business

September / October 2022

The Kids Business project enabled a group of young people in March to grow ideas, cultivate skills and create a new business, conjured up through their imagination.

A Dragon in The Spinney!

Weds 3rd August 2022

National Play Day at The Spinney Playground always produces something creative. This year the bright energy of young people helped create a special Carnival Dragon that we hope will appear as part of other future community events.

VOICES FROM THE LAND

Sat. 25th June 2022

Fenscapers prepare for their first Live Performance as part of the Ely Arts Festival

PLATINUM JUBILEE LANTERNS

1st June - 7th June

Brandon Creative Forum co-created a Platinum Jubilee Lantern Experience with over 22 local community groups and societies designing and making 40 illuminated lanterns

Objects and Stories

March, April 2022

Digital Artist, Michelle Brace invites residents in Brandon and Newmarket to visit their local library, to share their stories connected with treasured objects.

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