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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.

New Writing Commission, Words and Women

Words and Women is launching ‘About,’ an exciting new writing commission to create 4 texts for performance and the page.  This is an Arts Council funded project.

Posted by CAN network on 9th September 2014.