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  • DIGITALLY ENGAGED: A development day to refresh and explore all things digital

    MarketPlace is pleased to announce a digital refresher day designed to help you explore your presence online with your website, social media platforms and digital networks.

    Location:Babylon Gallery, Waterside, Ely, CB7 4AU
    Dates/s:Monday 18 November
    Time/s:10.30am - 4pm
    ForCreative practitioners and artists
    Admission:£5 including lunch
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  • Collaborate - Pitch - Evaluate: A development day for creative practitioners

    Babylon Arts, MarketPlace and The Library Presents are pleased to announce a development day for creative practitioners to share and gain insights into the world of commissioning, producing and delivering the arts.

    Location:March Library, City Road, March, Fenland. PE15 9LT
    Dates/s:Wednesday 9 October
    Time/s:11am - 5.30pm
    ForCreative practitioners and artists
    Admission:£5 including lunch
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  • Tales and Trails Festival

    Join the MarketPlace team and Brandon Creative Forum for this fun, family-friendly festival day filled with amazing art and a day of creative activities & fun at the beautiful Brandon Country Park

    Location:Brandon Country Park, Bury Road, Brandon, IP27 0SU Road
    Dates/s:Saturday 21st September
    Time/s:11:00 - 18:00
    ForEVERYONE WELCOME
    Admission:FREE
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  • A Right Royal Adventure in Newmarket

    Free family fun entertainment throughout the summer in partnership with Newmarket Town Council. Join us in the Memorial Gardens each Thursday for an afternoon of creativity and stories.

    Location:Newmarket Memorial Gardens
    Dates/s:Thursday 25 July - Thursday 29 August
    Time/s:1 - 4pm
    ForEVERYONE WELCOME
    Admission:FREE
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  • New Opportunities for Poets in North East Cambridgeshire

    We are happy to share information about the Fenland Poet Laureate Awards 2019-2020 - 2 categories: Young Fenland Poet Laureate for poets aged up to 17 years and Fenland Poet Laureate for poets aged 18 and over. 

    Location:Fenland
    Dates/s:30.09.2019 - 04.10.2019
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  • Chatteris Midsummer Festival 2019: #Throwback 100 Years of Music and Fashion

    The popular annual Chatteris Midsummer Festival is back in 2019 & the theme this year is ' #Throwback: 100 years of music and fashion'

    Location:Furrowfields Recreation Ground, Chatteris, PE16 6DY
    Dates/s:Saturday 29th June
    Time/s:10:00 - 17:00
    ForEVERYONE WELCOME
    Admission:£1 (pay on the door)
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  • St George's Fayre, March

    Market Place is bringing art and traditional skills to the St George's Fayre in March on Sunday 28th April

    The town centre streets in March are pedestrianised for the day, creating space for a bustling street market and fun fair!

    Location:March Market Place, March, Cambridgeshire
    Dates/s:Sunday 28th April
    Time/s:10am - Late
    Forall ages
    Admission:FREE
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  • An Introduction to Developing and Sharing your Creative Practice and Audiences

    Join us for a creative development Skills Sharing Session for  artists, makers, craftspeople and creative practitioners.This is a facilitated networking day where you will be sharing and developing ideas, meeting other creative practitioners from the surrounding area, and finding out more about Market Place and how we can support your creative practice.

    Location:St Peter's Lodge, Love Lane, Wisbech
    Dates/s:Saturday 30th March
    Time/s:9:30 - 14:00
    Forartists, makers, craftspeople and creative practitioners
    Admission:£5
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  • Art Takeover @ St John’s

    From November 2017 to January 2018 the Community Centre at St John’s Close, Mildenhall, will be transformed by local children working with artists to create and display their work. Over twenty eager 8 to 12 year-olds will participate in the ‘ART TAKEOVER @ St John’s’, learning  printmaking, painting and sculpture as they produce large collaborative canvases and smaller individual works which will liven up the Centre indoors and out.

    Location:ST JOHN’S COMMUNITY CENTRE, ST JOHN'S CLOSE, MILDENHALL, SUFFOLK, IP28 7NX
    Dates/s: 17 NOVEMBER - 28 JANUARY
    Time/s:FRIDAYS, 3.45PM-5.45PM
    ForFOR KIDS AGED 8-12
    Admission:£1 PER SESSION
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  • Viva la Voce Concert - Wisbech

    Participants of Viva La Voce are showcasing their learning and celebrating their achievements by holding a concert in Wisbech. Aspiring singers have been meeting with vocal coach Linda Ekins since September to learn to sing together using improvised vocal techniques and become confident enough to perform.

    Location:THE QUEEN MARY CENTRE, QUEENS ROAD, WISBECH, PE13 3EE
    Dates/s:SATURDAY 16 DECEMBER
    Time/s:7.30PM
    Forall ages
    Admission:£5
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  • Word Up! Festival – Redesigning Book Covers

    Join artists Marian Savill and Kaitlin Ferguson to redesign the covers of your favourite books. Use the materials provided and try out new techniques to reimagine the cover art for famous works of literature.

    Location:MARCH LIBRARY, CITY ROAD, MARCH, PE15 9LT
    Dates/s:FRIDAY 13 APRIL
    Time/s: 10.30AM-3.30PM
    Forall ages
    Admission:FREE
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  • Word Up! Festival – From Pipedream to Publication

    Find out what it takes to be a published author and what makes a book attractive to a publisher. An evening with local writers Eva Jordan and Darren O’Sullivan, and publisher Teika Bellamy, in conversation with March-based publisher Jane Levicki .

    Location:MARCH TOWN HALL, TOWN HALL, MARCH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE15 9JF
    Dates/s:FRIDAY 13 APRIL
    Time/s:7-9PM
    Forall ages
    Admission: 16+ £8.25 ONLINE. £10 ON THE DOOR
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  • Word Up! Festival – Lyric Writing Workshop with Xidus Pain

    Lyric Writing Workshop with Xidus Pain.

    Location:MARCH TOWN HALL, TOWN HALL, MARCH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE15 9JF
    Dates/s:SUNDAY 15 APRIL
    Time/s:11AM - 4PM
    Forall ages
    Admission:FREE
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  • Word Up! Festival – Name That Tune

    A fun evening of music hosted by Gary Tustin and staring local musician Bondy. Music quiz with songs the 60s 70s and 80s

    Location:MARCH TOWN HALL, TOWN HALL, MARCH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE15 9JF
    Dates/s:Thursday 18 April
    Time/s:7.30PM
    Forall ages
    Admission:£1 PER TEAM MEMBER
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  • Word Up! Festival – George's Fayre

    Join us on the Market Square for the Word Up! Festival finale from 10.15am on Sunday 22 April as part of George’s Fayre.

    Location:MARCH TOWN HALL, MARKET PLACE, MARCH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE15 9JF
    Dates/s:SUNDAY 22 APRIL
    Time/s:10.15AM - 3.30PM
    Forall ages
    Admission:FREE
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  • Talkin Bout My Generation – Memory Sharing – St Peter's Lodge

    Musical Memories of the Fens and Breck's Baby Boomers!

    Location:ST PETER’S LODGE, LOVE LANE, WISBECH, PE13 1HP
    Dates/s:28 APRIL
    Time/s:2-5PM
    Forall ages
    Admission:FREE
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  • Talkin Bout My Generation – Memory Sharing – Mildenhall Museum

    Musical Memories of the Fen and Brecks Baby Boomers!

    Location:MILDENHALL, SUFFOLK
    Dates/s:29 APRIL
    Time/s:2-4.30PM
    Forall ages
    Admission:FREE
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  • The Garden of Curious A'muse'ments - Wisbech Castle - 9 to 12 August

    Join us on a voyage of discovery and innovation. East Anglia is a hotbed of trapped inspiration. The United Nations Board of Significant Inspiration are here to unleash it.

    Location:WISBECH CASTLE, MUSEUM SQUARE, WISBECH, PE13 1HP
    Dates/s:9-12 AUGUST
    Time/s:12-5PM
    ForEVERYONE WELCOME
    Admission:FREE
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  • The Garden of Curious A'muse'ments - Newmarket Memorial Gardens - 17 to 19 August

    Join us on a voyage of discovery and innovation. East Anglia is a hotbed of trapped inspiration. The United Nations Board of Significant Inspiration are here to unleash it.

    Location:MEMORIAL HALL, HIGH STREET, NEWMARKET, CB8 8JP
    Dates/s:17-19 AUGUST
    Time/s:12-5PM
    ForEVERYONE WELCOME
    Admission:FREE
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  • Training Opportunity: An Introduction to Developing your Creative Practice and Audiences

    An Introduction to Developing your Creative Practice and Audiences

    Location:ST PETER’S LODGE, LOVE LANE, WISBECH, PE13 1HP
    Dates/s:14 October
    Time/s:10AM - 4.30PM
    ForEVERYONE WELCOME
    Admission:£5
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  • Brandon Musical Mayhem – 22 September – Market Hill

    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 difference.

    Location:BRANDON TOWN CENTRE, MARKET HILL, BRANDON, SUFFOLK
    Dates/s:22 September
    Time/s:2.30 - 8.30PM
    ForEVERYONE WELCOME
    Admission:£5
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  • Training Opportunity: 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 Introduction to Developing your Creative Practice and Audiences’,

    Location:ST JOHN’S COMMUNITY CENTRE, ST JOHN'S CLOSE, MILDENHALL, SUFFOLK, IP28 7NX
    Dates/s:20 October
    Time/s:10AM - 4.30PM
    ForEVERYONE WELCOME
    Admission:£5
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  • Word Up! Festival – Poet Laureate Celebration Event

    Join poet laureates past and present for an evening of spoken word at March Town Hall on Saturday 14 April.  Featuring poet laureates from Fenland including Kate Arthur, Clare Currie,  Elaine Ewart, and Poppy Kleiser.  We are also delighted to be joined by Keeley Mills a poet who travels the country sharing her wordsmith skills, and the first ever poet laureate for Peterborough Toby Wood.

    Location:MARCH TOWN HALL, TOWN HALL, MARCH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE15 9JF
    Dates/s:14 APRIL
    Time/s:7.30PM
    ForEVERYONE WELCOME
    Admission:£5
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  • Word Up! Festival – Write Now

    Join author Sue Welfare in a unique creative writing workshop. This workshop is suitable for people at all stages of their writing career – whether you’re taking a first step or you’re already up and running and looking to improve your writing skills.

    Location:MARCH TOWN HALL, TOWN HALL, MARCH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE15 9JF
    Dates/s:SATURDAY 14 APRIL
    Time/s:10AM - 4PM
    ForEVERYONE WELCOME
    Admission: 16+ £10. £15 ON THE DOOR.
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  • Talkin Bout My Generation and the Word Up! Festival – Kevin Rodges' Remembers Marcam Dance Hall

    Local pop culture historian Kevin Rodgers will take the audience down memory lane as he reminisces about the dance halls of the 60s and the bands that visited March that visited march.

    Location:MARCH LIBRARY, CITY ROAD, MARCH, PE15 9LT
    Dates/s:12TH APRIL
    Time/s:7PM
    For FOR OVER 50s
    Admission:FREE
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  • TBMG – Oral History Training – Wisbech 10 March

    Join us for a FREE oral history training session for the Talkin Bout My Generation project. Are you interested in local history and collecting musical memories? The Talkin Bout My Generation team are looking for volunteers to gather teen memories and encourage local residents to tell their stories and dig out memorabilia.

    Location:WISBECH & FENLAND MUSEUM, MUSEUM SQUARE, WISBECH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE13 1ES
    Dates/s:10 MARCH
    Time/s:11AM-1PM
    ForEVERYONE WELCOME
    Admission:FREE
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  • TBMG – Memory Sharing – Georges Pub 8 March

    The Talkin Bout My Generation project is collecting musical memories of the Fens and the Brecks. Were you a teenager in March during the 60’s, 70’s or 80’s? Did you go to gigs at Marcam hall, shimmey at Slacks or pogo in the pubs? We want to stimulate your musical memories and hear your story!

    Location:GEORGE’S PUB, 61 HIGH STREET, MARCH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, CB8 7BS
    Dates/s:8 MARCH
    Time/s:5PM-9PM
    ForEVERYONE WELCOME
    Admission:FREE
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  • Newmarket Creative Makers - Free Lantern Making Workshop

    On the 18th and 19th of November join Newmarket Creative Makers in Newmarket Memorial Hall for a FREE Giant Lantern and Illuminated Puppet workshop suitable for the whole family.

    Location:MEMORIAL HALL, HIGH STREET, NEWMARKET, CB8 8JP
    Dates/s:18 AND 19 NOVEMBER
    Time/s:10AM - 4.30PM
    ForEVERYONE WELCOME
    Admission:FREE
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  • Fenland Community Arts Workshop

    “Inspiring Creativity – Improving Mental Health” is a FREE community arts workshop for creative artists interested in becoming creative tutors organised and ran by Cambridge Community Arts. This workshop is part of Fenland Community Arts, a pilot-project with aim to reduce social isolation, improve participants’ mental health and well-being; re-engage them in their community and with learning through arts participation.  It is an important part of the model that courses are run by local artists.

    Location:MARCH TOWN HALL, TOWN HALL, MARCH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE15 9JF
    Dates/s:FRIDAY, 17 NOVEMBER
    Time/s:10AM-3PM
    ForEVERYONE WELCOME
    Admission:FREE
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  • Art On Prescription

    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 beginner to the more experienced. 

    Location:TABSTRACT ART STUDIO, 20E HIGH STREET, MILDENHALL, SUFFOLK, IP28 7EQ
    Dates/s:13 OCTOBER - 17 NOVEMBER
    Time/s:7PM-9PM, WEEKLY
    ForEVERYONE WELCOME
    Admission:REFERRAL IS REQUIRED, CONTACT US FOR DETAILS
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