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Cambridge Museum of Technology secures £1.32m

Cambridge Museum of Technology has secured a £1.32 million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to go towards restoration work and new facilities at the museum. Based in the original...

Posted by CAN network on 21st June 2016.

Kate Milner wins V&A Student Illustrator of the Year title

Kate Milner, who will graduate from Anglia Ruskin University this autumn, has won the prestigious Student Illustrator of the Year title at the V&A Illustration Awards 2016. Milner,...

Posted by CAN network on 21st June 2016.

Creating Cambridge plans the next Big Summer BBQ

Calling all Cambridge creatives and networkers! The Creating Cambridge BIG Summer BBQ is taking place again this year, on Friday 22 July at the Fort St George, Midsummer Common, Cambridge....

Posted by CAN network on 21st June 2016.

Cambridge Live announces music acts for this year’s Big Weekend

The Big Weekend, which is provided by Cambridge City Council and organised by Cambridge Live, is always a highlight of the city’s calendar. Cambridge Live is also pleased to announce...

Posted by CAN network on 21st June 2016.

Brains Eden 2016 receives a record number of university registrations at ARU

Not only have students been eager to sign up to this year’s festival but there has also been high interest from industry professionals to mentor and support the students. University...

Posted by CAN network on 21st June 2016.

New union for artists gains formal recognition

Visual, applied and socially engaged artists in England now have a certified trade union to represent them. Artists’ Union England (AUE) has been formally certified as the first...

Posted by CAN network on 21st June 2016.

Cambridge Corn Exchange Classical Series 2016/17 is now on sale

Our 30th Anniversary Series is set to be our biggest and most exciting to date, with three concerts by our Orchestra in Residence the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the triumphant return...

Posted by CAN network on 21st June 2016.

First permanent artwork for the North West Cambridge Development has been installed

Ruth Proctor’s 'We are all under the same sky', installed at North West Cambridge Primary School, references no matter where on earth we are we have one thing in common....

Posted by CAN network on 21st June 2016.

Artist aims to save book sculpture for Cambridge - could you provide a home?

Cambridge artist Jilly Cunningham is hoping to find a new local home for her impressive glass mosaic sculpture as it is no longer being exhibited at Cambridge International Airport....

Posted by CAN network on 21st June 2016.

Syllabus II artists announced - alternative peer led learning programme for artists

Ten artists have been selected for Syllabus II, a national programme delivered by Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, New Contemporaries, S1 Artspace, Sheffield,...

Posted by CAN network on 20th June 2016.