Arts Dividend

I think this list is a great way of showing just what “the arts” (or any creativity) can do, it’s from a new book, click here to go to the publisher. In the past year Darren Henley has travelled the length and breadth of the country exploring how our arts ecology works. The Arts Dividend is …

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Coming Up…

Classes are being organised in central Wisbech, please email for more details: All for beginners, though experienced crafters are welcome too as this is as much about the social side of making together as it is about learning a new skill. 1st and 3rd Thursday afternoon (starting Jan 21st), 2-4pm …

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December

Next events are Peterborough Raspberry Jam (Raspberry Pi!) on this Saturday, 28th, at the Regional College.   December 7th Wisbech Creative Arts Forum meeting December 12th – Sewing for Christmas – please send a message through the contact page above to join in. December 13th, Wisbech Christmas Fayre – fantastic …

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Fens Heritage Crafts

(Link through to the project’s own micro site via the Project->Made in the Fens tab above) (Update: I suggest you go to twitter.com and search for “@redbcreative” and/or #ousewashesconference2015 to see my and other people’s comments from the day)   I’ll be at the OWLP Downham Market conference on Wednesday, …

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Peterborough Heritage Festival

Thanks to Perkins, The Heritage Festival, Peterborough is on for June 20th/21st 2015. A fantastic event with re-enactors demonstrating the different people who’ve lived in the area from Flag Fen times down to WWII! For the first time in 500 years, a joust will take place in a city centre! …

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Blog

Latest projects: January 2015 In January I was invited back to St Peter’s Lodge having spent a week last year as artist-in-residence making a quilt. This year, the concept was of caring for the environment, symbolised by wrapping trees. This idea is related to yarnbombing – an overnight installation of …

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New Arts Project/s

Having attended a meeting as part of the Arts Festival team, I was sent an email explaining a little about a new Fenland/Forest Heath project with a link to a survey. It would be great to see as many people as possible respond. Maybe you’ve also seen this from others …

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There’s a lot going on!

It is fantastic to hear about the regeneration of the High Street in Wisbech; the Arts Council money for a Fenland wide project, and of course all the smaller projects in the town. I will expand on those I’m involved with as they get going, but it’s an exciting time …

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