Explore Culture

Don't miss these events this weekend!

Welcome to Explore Culture, a one-stop shop for people living, working and visiting Essex to find out about cultural events and activities around the county. You can catch up on the latest news and developments, get information on cultural funding, and if you’re an organisation or venue, it’s a free resource for you to tell people about what you’re doing and how they can get involved.

ExploreCulture is run by Essex County Council’s Cultural Development team, helping to support a vibrant cultural economy for everyone to enjoy. If you’d like to get in touch with suggestions, questions or comments, please contact us: explore.culture@essex.gov.uk

  • #InstaEssex - can you capture the culture of Essex?
    Take part in the new #InstaEssex open photography competition.More details

  • Signals Media Arts Centre Digital Conference
    Part funded by ECC Cultural Development team, Signals Media Arts in Colchester ran a three day conference titled ‘Plug-in’ focusing on Digital Technologies in Cultural Learning. More details

  • WOMAD Workshops at Colchester Art Centre
    WOMAD (the World Organisation of Music and Dance) have been working with ECC Cultural Development and the Essex Cultural Diversity Project (ECDP) to deliver workshops for Essex dancers and musicians experienced, or interested in world music. More details

  • Now the Last Poppy has Fallen Inter-School Poetry Competition – Winners Announced
    Now the Last Poppy has Fallen is a county wide project to mark the centenary of the First World War. Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, it is managed by ECC Cultural Development and arts organisation Eastern Roots. More details

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