- 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 [...]
- Special Invitation - Join the Young Curators to Celebrate!
Atelier East’s Young Curators Forum have been working hard to produce this wonderful exhibition at Wisbech & Fenland Museum, and we would absolutely love to share the opening event with other positive people! The project was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, and it’s been 18 months of hard work, but this group of young people have [...]
- Your Invitation to the Fenland Poet Laureate Awards Evening!
We’d be delighted if you would join us for this special evening… but, please make sure you RSVP by emailing us with your name, and names of any guests. Spaces are limited, and we are putting together a guest list, so it’s very important you reserve your seats… wine and nibbles!
- Young Curators Bring the Past to Life
An excited group of Young Curators gathered on Saturday 17th November to interview local people and get their stories about Wisbech and Fenland. Several visitors brought with them some old photos, such as the one above of the land being cleared for the building of the Horsefair (image courtesy of M Narborough and C Hennels) [...]
- YOPEY Awards - There Are Some Amazing Young People Out There!
When our Young Curators Forum was shortlisted for the YOPEY Awards we were totally delighted. Although a little disappointed not to get through to the Finals, Brandon and Abbie (pictured above) still went along to the awards evening at Ely Cathedral to show their support for the other young people.
It was an incredibly inspiring evening. [...]
- Karen Radenkova receives Best in Show Award for Rhea
Artist Karen Radenkova received the Best in Show Award for her oil painting Rhea (the Hackney Pearl) in the recent Atelier East Summer Exhibition at Wisbech and Fenland Museum.
Karen’s portrait received a whopping 45 out of 369 votes- thats pretty impressive isn’t it!
“I was delighted to hear the news. It spurs me on to keep [...]
- Our Proud Young Curators with their YOPEY Certificates!
Here they are! Our wonderful group of Young Curators, with their certificates for being shortlisted for the YOPEY awards!
Charlotte Shears, the Young Curator in charge of publicising their project wrote the following statement…
The Young Curator’s Forum (YCF) have been nominated and shortlisted for the Young People of the Year award. Two representative members of the [...]
- VOTE HERE: For Your Summer Exhibition ‘Best in Show’ 2012
If you don’t get a chance to pop in to the fabulous Wisbech & Fenland Museum to see this wonderful exhibition of work by some brilliant and talented artists (it runs from 27 Jul - 15 Sept) and would like to vote for your ‘Best in Show’ then please do it here!
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