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​All the very latest arts and creative news from members of Cambridge Arts Network. 

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CMMNTY talk about art & homlessness on Cambridge 105

Cambridge 105's Julian Clover meets David Newman, who’s set up CMMNTY, a collective of artists who are producing clothing and art to support the Emmaus community for the homeless....

Posted by CAN network on 24th February 2017.

Winners announced for 2017 Hearts for the Arts Awards

What Next? and the National Campaign for the Arts have announced the winners of their Hearts for the Arts Awards, a new initiative to reward and thank Councils, Councillors and Council...

Posted by CAN network on 24th February 2017.

MPs call for ban on unpaid arts internships

A group of cross-party MPs is calling on the government to ban unpaid internships in the sector, following evidence submitted to an inquiry that labelled them as “the curse of...

Posted by CAN network on 23rd February 2017.

GetArty! Brand New Initiative with Mencap & Access Art

Get Arty! is aimed at children from ages 5 to 11 and inviting schools across the UK to take part during Learning Disability Week in June. However if you’d prefer to run...

Posted by CAN network on 2nd February 2017.

Cracked Voices

Cracked Voices is an exciting collaboration between writer Graham Palmer and composer Jenni Pinnock which will result in a new 30 minute song cycle. The songs will give voice to the...

Posted by GPWriter1 on 1st February 2017.

What has Cambridge Arts Network achieved in 2016?

The 2016 CAN conference Arts and Culture: Taking the Lead took place in March this year at the Alison Richard Building, University of Cambridge; and provided the opportunity to update...

Posted by CAN network on 29th November 2016.

Melanie Manchot named as the new Artist-in-Residence on the North West Cambridge Development

The Habitation Artist Residency programme, run by CAS Consultancy and Insite Arts on behalf of the University of Cambridge, fosters creative research collaboration between artists and...

Posted by CAN network on 29th November 2016.

Vanessa Redgrave to present ‘Sea Sorrow’ in Cambridge

The actress and Oscar winner Vanessa Redgrave is presenting Sea Sorrow, her first film as director in Cambridge on Tuesday 13 December at St John's College.   Sea...

Posted by CAN network on 29th November 2016.

Mill Road Winter Fair returns this weekend with a great arts and culture programme

This year’s Fair is set to be one of the best yet, with an array of entertainment and attractions for the whole family to enjoy, including a line-up of live street performances,...

Posted by CAN network on 29th November 2016.

First guest curator announced for Cambridge Folk Festival 2017

Folk star Jon Boden, best known as lead singer and main arranger of popular British folk band Bellowhead, and frankly AWESOME trad fiddle player and singer, has been confirmed in the...

Posted by CAN network on 29th November 2016.