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Isle of Ely Primary School arts commission

Isle of Ely Primary School is a new school in Ely. In January, it will move to its brand new school building at the centre of a new development on the outskirts of Ely. The Isle of Ely...

Posted by CAN network on 24th November 2015.

Cambridge Live: Syd Barrett public art project commission

Cambridge Live has issued the creative brief for the opportunity for an artist or artists to create a piece of public art commemorating the life of Syd Barrett, founding member of Pink...

Posted by CAN network on 17th November 2015.

Cambridge City Council: Mill Road Railway Legacy Public Art Project

Cambridge City Council would like to appoint an artist to create a public art work to be located at the site of an Environmental Improvement Project at the corner junction of Cavendish...

Posted by CAN network on 2nd November 2015.

Suffolk Artlink: Interchange Commission - lead artist opportunity

 Suffolk Artlink is pleased to announce a call for proposals for a lead artist for Interchange – a project based at University Campus Suffolk (UCS) Ipswich, enabling a professional...

Posted by CAN network on 29th September 2015.

CS3: Arts Alive in Libraries Commission

The Arts Alive project covers 8 libraries in the north of Cambridgeshire, the four Fenland Libraries: Chatteris, March, Whittlesey and Wisbech, three libraries in Huntingdonshire District:...

Posted by CAN network on 29th July 2015.

Home from Home project primary school resource pack author

Working on behalf of Fenland partners, CS3 would like to appoint a suitably experienced individual or organisation to research, write and produce a high quality multimedia educational...

Posted by CAN network on 21st July 2015.

NNF: The Alconbury Weald Project, Huntingdon

The Alconbury Weald Project: Artist Brief Norfolk and Norwich Festival Bridge, Cambridgeshire Children’s Trust Area Partnership for Huntingdonshire and Cambridgeshire County...

Posted by CAN network on 15th June 2015.


Peterborough Harvest Festival Commissions   Arts organisation Metal is working with international artists Lucy + Jorge Orta to create a new Harvest festival weekend in September...

Posted by Metal Peterborough on 24th March 2015.

Commissions for Hotbed 2015

Menagerie Theatre Company are commissioning new work for their 2015 Hotbed Festival at Cambridge Junction. Please follow this link for full information on the commissions and application...

Posted by CAN network on 26th February 2015.


The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation announced the third Daiwa Foundation Art Prize, which offers a British artist a first solo show at a gallery in Tokyo, Japan. 

Posted by CAN network on 9th September 2014.