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Two new community centres with arts facilities will open in spring 2017

Cambridge is growing.  New developments in the south of the city in Trumpington and a new north west Quarter which is being developed by the University at Eddington (between Huntingdon...

Posted by CAN network on 25th July 2016.

My Cambridge to hold inaugural networking event aimed at schools, arts and youth organisations

Cambridge is a city that is rich with cultural assets and has a world leading cultural education offer that delivers high quality creative experiences for children and young people....

Posted by MyCambridge on 25th July 2016.

Trinity to issue new agreements to registered Arts Award centres

We will shortly be rolling out new centre agreements to registered Arts Award centres in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. We want to ensure that the process for the roll...

Posted by CAN network on 25th July 2016.

Cambridge Folk Festival sells out for 23rd year running

Cambridge Live, organisers of the Cambridge Folk Festival, have confirmed that the 2016 event has now completely sold out, continuing a 23 year tradition. Now in its 52nd year, the Cambridge...

Posted by CAN network on 25th July 2016.

Robert Harris at Cambridge Literary Festival

From the No. 1 bestselling author of Fatherland, An Officer and a Spy, Enigma, Archangel, Pompeii, The Ghost and Dictator comes Conclave. The Pope is dead and behind the locked doors...

Posted by Cambridge Literary Festival on 22nd July 2016.

Yuval Noah Harari at Cambridge Literary Festival

International best-selling author of last year’s most successful non-fiction title, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Yuval Noah Harari makes his Cambridge debut as part of...

Posted by Cambridge Literary Festival on 22nd July 2016.

New Secretary of State for Culture

MP Karen Bradley has been appointed UK culture secretary, taking over from John Whittingdale. The move was announced during Theresa May’s first full day as prime minister, as part...

Posted by CAN network on 20th July 2016.

Changes to ACE investment portfolio, including NPOs

Changes to the ACE Investment PortfolioArts Council England have announced changes to the way it will approach its investment, from 2018, following a consultation with the arts and culture...

Posted by CAN network on 20th July 2016.

Pink festival organiser to launch new book and still has time to take Sigourney Weaver punting…

Michael Brown has a busy year ahead. Not only is he organising Pink festival, the LGBT+ community festival, at Cambridge Guildhall on Saturday 3rd September but he is also launching...

Posted by CAN network on 20th July 2016.

New public art project for CB1 Cambridge

Artist Lucy Harrison will today launch an artist’s publication and public artwork at Murdoch House, entitled ‘The Works’. The piece has been commissioned by developers...

Posted by CAN network on 20th July 2016.