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Finland’s Approach to Cultural Learning: An Education

How can arts and culture leaders advocate for the value and impact of cultural education in society? Lisa Broom, Cambridge Junction’s Creative Learning Manager went to Helsinki...

Posted by CAN network on 15th February 2018.

LGBT+ CHARITY CELEBRATES SILVER JUBILEE

The Kite Trust, the East of England's leading organisation for LGBT+ young people, is 25 years old in 2018. To celebrate, they are having a BIRTHDAY BASH at The Junction on Tuesday...

Posted by LucyAlexander on 5th February 2018.

CACL Declares Committment to The Equality Pledge

On Friday 7 July at a reception for the Big Weekend, Malavika Anderson gave a speech declaring Cambridge Arts and Cultural Leader’s commitment to the Equality Pledge.  This...

Posted by CAN network on 1st February 2018.

CAN Conference Handover | ‘Whose Culture Is It Anyway?’ | action since the 2017 conference

Details of the 2018 CAN Conference will soon be announced and before then we we’d like to reflect on developments since last year’s conference, ‘Whose Culture is it...

Posted by CAN network on 1st February 2018.

Youth Empowerment: an emerging LGBT+ drama group creates awareness

Drama practitioner, Mori Fernandez Plaschinski shares the aims and impact of a newly emergent drama group run by Kite Trust, Cambridge’s leading organisation for LGBT+ youth. ...

Posted by CAN network on 1st February 2018.

Community Focus: We Celebrate our City of Diversity

“Unity in Diversity” was the spirit of an event that showcased the talent and creativity within the membership of Cambridge Ethnic Community Forum (CECF).  Eddie Stadnik,...

Posted by CAN network on 1st February 2018.

Diverse Actions: Ambitions for diversity and equality aligning with excellence and innovation

Daniel Brine has recently stepped down as Artistic Director & Chief Executive of Cambridge Junction to become the Director of Norfolk and Norwich Festival.  Part Daniel’s...

Posted by CAN network on 1st February 2018.

Wysing Arts Exhibition Launch & End of Year Highlights Book

EXHIBITION LAUNCH, WYSING ARTS CENTRE 10 FEBRUARY, 6-8PM Join us to launch our first exhibition of 2018, more of an avalanche. This group exhibition presents new work produced at...

Posted by CAN network on 11th January 2018.

City Council Arts Officer Contributes to Arts Professional ‘How to…’

Cambridge City Council Arts Development Officer, Akua Obeng-Frimpong has recently contributed a piece in Arts Professional, sharing advice on how to gain support from your local council....

Posted by CAN network on 20th December 2017.

‘Future of sculpture’ Artist Zachary Eastwood-Bloom, installs ‘The Confusion’, at New Woolf Institute building

A sculpture completed by artist Zachary Eastwood-Bloom, who was commissioned to create a centrepiece sculpture for the main entrance to the Woolf Institute’s new building, has...

Posted by CAN network on 15th December 2017.