FAQ Category: Networks

Bringing Clacton’s creative community together, this group supports practitioners by sharing information about exhibition, commission and funding opportunities, as well as organising regular Mixers for all creatives to network, connect and collaborate with others in… Read more »

Creative Colchester is the partnership for the cultural, creative and digital sector in Colchester. We bring together big and small organisations, artists, freelancers and businesses, including all five of our National Portfolio Organisations, the University… Read more »

A community of Essex-based creatives who work across all areas of the film industry. With regular meet-ups, guest speakers and workshops which members can come along to, as well as networking nights. Website: https://essexfilmcollective.com

Ignite Chelmsford is a free network set up to promote a thriving creative community in Chelmsford, by reflecting and channeling the voice of Chelmsford’s creative community to influence strategy and investment; bringing creative people together… Read more »

A free training programme for artists who are early in their practice. Join online and attend artist talks, apply for residencies and take part in mentoring and collaborative projects. Led by Metal, located in Southend,… Read more »

Free to join, open to all art forms as well as individuals, organisations and collectives. With regular meet-ups and networking events, always free to attend and great for sharing your work, finding collaborators and building… Read more »

An online creative hub for Thurrock promoting and improving the art and culture in the borough.  We are a social enterprise increasing public engagement in the arts, boosting community connectedness and using art as a… Read more »

YAY Mates is an informal group of artists and their friends from East London / Essex (based in Havering) that is welcoming of members from here and outside of the area – with a mission… Read more »

Bas-Arts-Index is a home for Basildon’s creatives to connect and collaborate. We are Basildons first interdisciplinary, artist-led directory/network. Our mission is to provide an online space for Basildons creative individuals, groups and organisations, born, living,… Read more »