- Young Curators Exhibition Grand Opening - A Fantastic Evening in Photos!
We are still trying to come up with words to describe how utterly brilliant the opening event for the Young Curators Forum exhibition was! Wisbech: A Century of Memories, was officially opened by Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire, Mr Hugh Duberly. He was most lovely, and genuinely interested in talking to all of the [...]
- Fenland Poet Laureate Awards - A Review by Elaine Ewart
Wow. What a night. After haring round Wisbech in the dark, trying to find somewhere to park on the night of the fair, I arrived slightly late and somewhat flustered at Wisbech and Fenland Museum, where the gallery, spruced with an elegant new coat of paint, was already almost full, with about seventy people waiting [...]
- Fenland Poet Laureate Awards - an Amazing Evening in Photos!
James Horsburgh - 1st Prize - Young Poet Laureate for Fenland 2013
Kristina Tunnard - 2nd Prize Young Poet Laureate Awards
Bonnie Scott - 3rd Prize Young Poet Laureate Awards
The amazing Young Poets with their certificates!
Deborah Curtis - Highly Commended, Fenland Poet Laureate Awards 2013
Lizzy Doe - 3rd Prize (joint) - Fenland Poet Laureate Awards 2013
Anita Drew reads on behalf of [...]
- Young Curators Exhibition - Tour Dates!
We are very excited to be able to share these dates and venue details with you for the Young Curators Touring Exhibition. If you don’t get a chance to pop into Wisbech and Fenland Museum to see their full exhibition, then you will still be able to view a cut-down version of it in these [...]
- Pride in Fenland Awards…
You may remember that we nominated a few of our favourite people for the Pride in Fenland Awards early this year. Well, the Awards evening was on Friday, and it was really lovely to see so many good people in one room. It was great to see some wonderful people being recognised for the hard [...]
- ‘Thank You for Supporting the Young Curators Forum!’
I have to say what a fantastic evening I had on Friday. It was nice to see so many people there, supporting the Young Curators Forum and their achievements.
Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire, Mr Hugh Duberly officially opened the exhibition which was really nice and an opportunity to talk to him about all the great things young [...]
- A Visit to Ely Museum Inspires our New Fenland Poet Laureate
A visit to Ely Museum inspired our new Fenland Poet Laureate Leanne Moden to pen this fun and thoughtful poem.
Posy Rings are gold rings with short, rhyming inscriptions on their inner surfaces. They were popular in the fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in England and France, and were often given as a token of love, [...]
- Calling All Poets: Submissions Invited for an Anthology of New Poetry Celebrating Nature
This illustrated book will be produced by WWT Welney is association with Atelier East and the Fenland Poet Laureate awards. Poems will be selected from those submitted by an editing panel which will include Elaine Ewart, Fenland Poet Laureate 2012, Karen Harvey of Atelier East and a representative from WWT Welney.
All profits from sales will [...]
- Fenland Poet Laureate Awards - Words from the Amazing Poets!
The Fenland Poet Laureate Awards were awesome. Really! Last year was so, so lovely that we weren’t sure if we could top it, but, I’m pretty sure we did! A bunch of amazing people came together and shared words, congratulations and joy - seriously, I think it was the best thing ever! The talent of [...]
- Wisbech: A Century Of Memories - Press Release
Atelier East’s Young Curators Forum are proud to announce the opening of their exhibition, ‘Wisbech: A Century of Memories’, an exciting new exhibition created by local young people will open with a special event on the evening of Friday 8th March.
The exhibition at Wisbech and Fenland Museum, showcases some of the changes to Wisbech and [...]