November 13, 2019
Colchester Borough Council is making available a total of £20,000 to support creative events taking place in the Borough of Colchester between 1st of May 2020 and 30th April 2021. This funding is available to events which complement the Council's strategic aims and achieve at least two of the...
October 24, 2019
The Mercury Theatre Colchester are pleased to announce the launch of two exciting new business development programmes, Mercury Creatives and Mercury Creative Entrepreneurs. True to the Mercury’s commitment to act as a catalyst for skills development and to support people in exploring their untapped potential, these programmes will offer...
October 16, 2019
Earlier this year the Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway (ICKG) along with Creative Colchester held an open call to all local artists to submit their work for a commission in the Innovation Centre. After an overwhelming response from the art community, the judges consisting of representatives from Essex county council,...
October 10, 2019
The programme is designed to support creative freelancers, sole-traders and small businesses in Essex, Kent and East Sussex. Refresh your business skills and get expert advice on topics that will help you and your business thrive! Want to go straight to the application? Here's the link: bit.ly/applysoutheastcreatives We also have...
September 26, 2019
Budding Colchester young musicians and noise makers are set to benefit from a £30,000 grant made by Youth Music to Firstsite and its experimental music club, CLIP. The money will be used to fund a weekly meet up at Firstsite, as well as additional workshops with Essex Youth Services, where...
September 19, 2019
The Colchester Marketing Meetup brings to Colchester an event that is expected to book up fast - Using AI to Defend Against Competition & Strategising From Your Castle. The event takes place on the 30th September 6.30 PM at the Innovation Centre Knowledge Gateway. AI for marketing is...
September 19, 2019
This October sees the new Essex Cloud Computing Meetup Group kicking off with a talk on “Building Lean Solutions with Cloud and AI”. The newly formed group is for IT professionals and programmers to discuss the latest on all aspects of computing, programming and operations. Launched by James Brand, CEO...
September 12, 2019
The Creative Colchester initiative has gone from strength to strength and the heart of the project has always been the people that make up our great creative & digital community – a community that we’re continuing to nurture and expand over the next few years. As part of our ongoing...
July 19, 2019
Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway has welcomed two new businesses to its growing business community: research agency, Agile Research and cloud developer, Innovative Creations. Based on the Knowledge Gateway research and technology park at the University of Essex’s Colchester Campus, the newly opened Innovation Centre offers flexible workspace solutions, networking opportunities,...