Chelmsford Art and Cultural Festival

Funded on Spacehive 19 June 2018

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Chelmsford Art and Cultural Festival

Chelmsford Arts and Cultural Festival By Chelmsford Arts and Cultural Festival

We are a organising festival to promote and celebrate and promote the arts and culture including heritage and bring the community together in Chelmsford.

Chelmsford Delivery stage

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This project was funded on 19 Jun 2018!

23rd June: -Parade across town -Dance, music, circus on stage + Dance workshops- Bond Street - Entertainment in High Street -24th June: -Fayre in High Street : world food Market, crafts, entertainment -Music performances on staged area- Bond Street Bowl - science workshops in High Chelmer and Storytellig event in Foyle - "When performing art meet visual art" – Hylands 25th-29th June: - Lunchtime concerts - Evening events : Ghost walks, Heritage talks -Storytelling, music +comedy week: Moulsham street 30th June: - Sound of Essex Festival– Central Park -Mad Science in Meadows - Culture Day at Oakland Museum - Circus in Bowl River Festival (30th and 1st) -Dragon Boat race, Paddle boats, boats trips/ canoeing -Music/ Dance performances - Meadows and Springfield basin A visual art programme -12 signed artists who include some of the UK bestselling names and with JJ Adams - A programme of all styles art workshops - More visual arts events -History of Essex Jazz exhibition

What we'll deliver:

  • Music, dance, science, entertainment for all ages
  • Art exhibitions and street artists
  • River Festival
  • Fun worshops: Art/ Dance/ Singing/ Science
  • Storytelling and comedy

Why it's a great idea:

The festival will make Chelmsford really fun and we hope to grow year on year and that it will help raise Chelmsford's profile. The festival is designed to bring the community together with inclusive events for everyone from 0-100. The Festival will help to showcase and Boost art and culture in Chelmsford and other hidden treasures. The Festival has had already an overwhelming response with many Artists, businesses and volunteers coming forward to help make this project real. We hope that you will share this enthusiasm and can help us by supporting us with a little money as 100% of events are free.

Steps to get it done:

  • Delivery of a Festival: 23rdJune- 1st July
  • Organisation of the festival: Sept17-1st June 18

We are delighted to welcome Suzi Quatro and Gilson Lavis (drummer with Squeeze and Jools Hollands) as Patrons of our festival!

Location Chelmsford

About the space



Chelmsford City Council

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How will the money be spent?Total £39,162

Organising of Festival - £20,000 (51%)
Grant - £9,960 (25%)
Venues - £5,000 (13%)
Community acts expenses - £2,963 (8%)
Resources: sponsor of goods etc - £1,000 (3%)
Other - £239 (1%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

Organising of Festival
Community acts expenses
Resources: sponsor of goods etc
  • Spacehive fees
  • Transaction Fees
  • VAT

Total £39,162

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