Events

Travel from the seated posture…

We thought that these two U.S based projects were delightful examples of how, using remote technology, you can explore both art and place from your armchair. They are not intended for the casual, under resourced visitor certainly, in terms of expected project outcome. However, they are wonderful case studies of how their subjects can be...

The Edinburgh International Book Festival 2020 starts today – on-line

The Edinburgh International Book Festival starts today. Events are free and you can visit the very impressive festival web pages here – https://www.edbookfest.co.uk/ Taking place in your web browser from the 15th to the 31st August 2020. Book attendance at over 140 events – see more. Browse the very comprehensive Festival Bookshop – see more....

The Essex Book Festival 2020

Update: 5th Feb: Not long now! Check ticket availability here… Another fabulous series of literary treats available again this year. An imaginative, stirring and diverse programme of author and book occasions. 28th February to 31st March. We are looking forward to rounding out the Festival with the Golden Age of Crime Weekend, for example…Saturday 28th...

Seasonal best wishes to all our readers!

Happy Seasonal Holiday from all the consEAST team! Could you do it? Supporting St. Elizabeth Hospice in Ipswich, Suffolk, UK this season This year will be the 16th annual Christmas Day dip for St. Elizabeth Hospice. Brave souls can see more about this fabulously refreshing event here. Christmas Day Dip 2019  – 25th December, 8.30...

Are you a Primadonna?

Primadonna  is a festival of writing, taking place at Laffitts Hall in Suffolk. Date: August 30th, 31st and September 1st 2019. Venue: Laffitts Hall, Framsden Rd, Pettaugh, Stowmarket IP14 6DT                     ‘The Primadonna Festival is the brainchild of a group of women from publishing and entertainment,...

Writing: Making Your Mark

An exhibition at The British Library – Writing: Making Your Mark Fri 26 Apr – Tue 27 Aug 2019    Book your tickets here PACCAR 1, The British Library,  96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB “Discover the extraordinary story behind one of humankind’s greatest achievements: through more than 100 objects spanning 5,000 years and seven continents Follow the...

Cambridge Open Art 2019 diary date!

Dates of the next Cambridge Open Art Exhibition are: Friday 11th October 2019 to Sunday 13th October 2019 At Swavesey Village College, Gibraltar Lane, Swavesey CB24 4RS See more of the work of the Cambridge Open Art Exhibition – https://coax.org.uk You can join the COAE mailing list here

Reflecting on glass!

We have been sinking deep into the sofa in the evenings to follow the craft, technique and skill offered to viewers in the BBC 2 broadcast The Repair Shop. As well as offering craft and artistry of the highest calibre, the programme is the perfect antidote and respite  from a stressful day at the office,...

Cambridge Open Art Exhibition 2018

Exhibition Dates: 12th to 14th October at Swavesey Village College Call for entries Open Tuesday 12th June 2018 – see below for details: # Updated: July 12th, 2018  – ”We had a very fast sign up to this year’s exhibition in October and the exhibition is now full. Many thanks to all artists who have...

Making new friends in Europe?

European Week of Regions & Cities Brussels 9-12th October 2017 A wide ranging sequence of workshops and event in Brussels, that will attract academics, poiticians and business organisations. We think there are elemental workshops that those of us, working in the social economy, will find useful. Particularly useful is the opportunity to build new networks...