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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.

e-Luminate Cambridge Festival announce 2017 theme ‘Play of Light’

The theme for the next e-Luminate Cambridge Festival has been announced as ‘Play of Light’, a theme which enhances the Festival’s uniquely interactive, fun and playful...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.

Thousands of children to benefit from music and arts investment

The government has announced more than £300 million to help young people from every background enjoy the benefits of music and the arts. A multimillion pound investment in music...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.

New look for learning disabled charity Rowan

The new-look Rowan opens its doors to the public for the first time this November after a significant refurbishment of its premises on Humberstone Road. Thanks to funding from Cambridge...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.

Audience Finder data and diversity

The first full year’s worth of data from the Audience Finder survey raises important questions about the inclusivity of arts organisations, reports Anne Torreggiani.  Audience...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.

EBacc cracks are starting to show

New government figures reveal that lower attaining pupils are being increasingly disadvantaged by studying for the EBacc qualification. The gap between the number of students entering...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.

Local authority arts services continue to be cut

Local authorities are expected to spend 13% less on arts services this year than in 2015/16 as they struggle to cope with cuts from central government, according to estimates by Arts...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.

Creative Industries Federation Brexit and Arts Quarter reports released

The CIF has published a major Brexit Report - an initial analysis of the impact of leaving the EU on the arts, creative industries and cultural education. The 73-page document draws...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.