The ‘Essex Girls’ Project

A Five Year Project to change the ‘Essex Girl’ Stereotype. The Essex Girls Project was a started in 2014 and was added to continuously until 2019. The aim of the project was to fight back against the ‘Essex Girl’ stereotype that has somewhat defined the county for several decades. The idea of a ‘typical Essex Girl’ can be detrimental to...

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Digital Performance with Mercury Theatre

Applications are now open for Digital Performance, a two day workshop for performers, theatre makers, technologists and digital creatives to explore how physical computing, virtual reality and interactive technologies can inform practice when combined with performance. Building on the success of Signals’ Plug In Digital Arts Festival and Mercury Theatre’s hACkT Digital Theatre Summer School, Digital Performance is a two day workshop for...

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BFI Film Academy 2019

We are delighted to announce that we will begin our seventh BFI Film Academy on Saturday the 12th of October 2019 and applications are open now! The BFI Film Academy aims to help train and inspire the next generation of British filmmakers, supporting talented and committed young people aged 16 – 19, to develop the commercial and cultural knowledge and...

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The Year of Creative Wildlife Workshops at Fingringhoe Wick

Encouraging young people to embrace the outdoors through wildlife inspired creativity at Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve. ‘The Year’ was 12 months of workshops where we explored various stories at Fingringhoe Wick, including the singing Nightingales of Spring, the basking Adders of Summer, the boisterous badgers of Autumn and the visiting wading birds of Winter. This blog post covers all the...

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