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Cambridge Summer Music Festival Programme Annouced

From 13 - 29 July Cambridge will play host to unique, world-class musicians performing in beautiful venues in and around the city. Immerse yourself in glorious sound – from baroque...

Posted by CAN network on 31st March 2017.

Snowy Farr’s MBE presented to the Museum of Cambridge

The MBE awarded to local fundraiser Snowy Farr is to be presented to the Museum of Cambridge. Shelly Lockwood tells Julian about the MBE and how the museum is using it to celebrate other...

Posted by CAN network on 31st March 2017.

More cash for arts organisations to crowdfund

A DCMS-backed funding programme is set to extend the value of match funding offered to arts organisations raising funds through crowdfunding. The scheme, run by Nesta, aims to find out...

Posted by CAN network on 31st March 2017.

Cambridge Junction launches Membership Scheme

Cambridge Junction is excited to launch our new membership scheme! As a registered charity, we need to raise thousands of pounds each year to be able to keep ticket prices low, to present...

Posted by ClareOHara on 22nd March 2017.

Acting Now, Big Lottery Competition, Vote for Us

Acting Now needs the support of as many people as possible to secure funding. We have been shortlisted to compete for £50,000 of Big Lottery Fund cash in ITV´s The People´s...

Posted by Marina on 22nd March 2017.

New photography competition tackles traditional outdated image of engineering

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has launched a new photography competition and is looking for entries from Cambridge in a bid to challenge misconceptions of engineering...

Posted by CAN network on 16th March 2017.

Wysing Launch New Record Label, 23 March

Wysing Arts are excited to be collaborating with the ICA on the launch of a new record label, Wysing Polyphonic. The label will commission new compositions in sonic experimentation and...

Posted by CAN network on 15th March 2017.

New funding increases older people’s engagement in the arts

A new £3m fund that aims to increase older people’s engagement in the arts has been launched by Arts Council England (ACE) and the Baring Foundation. 16 projects with a cross-generational...

Posted by CAN network on 9th March 2017.

Dancers can deliver effective healthcare programmes, report finds

Aesop’s falls-prevention classes were both an enjoyable artistic challenge and faithful to their healthcare objectives. Dancers can be trained to deliver artistic, evidence-based...

Posted by CAN network on 9th March 2017.

Links between arts and health come under academic scrutiny

The Centre for Performance Science, a Royal College of Music and Imperial College London collaboration, is to use a £1m Arts and Humanities Research Council grant to assess the...

Posted by CAN network on 9th March 2017.