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Good News about Essex Book Festival 2021

Thanks to a generous grant from Arts Council England, our successful Crowdfunding Project, and continued support from our other funding partners, ...

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From Marconi to Melba – The Centenary of First British Radio Broadcasts by Tim Wander

Tim Wander’s latest book From Marconi to Melba was written for the Centenary of the First British Radio Broadcasts from Chelmsford. Find out ...

The Green Shoots writing competition

The Essex Book Festival presents the Green Shoots writing competition, for writers aged between 18 to 28 who wish to develop their craft whilst ...

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Essex Book Festival in the News

Here at Essex Book Festival HQ we have been unseasonably busy for the time of year. We’re thrilled to have been featured in the local news, ...

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Support our crowdfunder for Essex Book Festival 2021: #BackWithABang

Our crowdfunder for Essex Book Festival 2021: #BackWithABang launches today. Thanks to exceptional support from friends and partners, plus an ...

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rehab4addiction create infographic showing the impact of Covid-19 on mental health.

Here’s a great resource provided by rehab4addiction. The world is an overwhelming place at the moment. Anxiety and uncertainty are common ...

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#ThisIsEssex film launched to challenge Essex stereotype

As part of an ongoing strategy, the people of Essex have stepped forward to showcase real Essex and dispel the stereotype. A female rally driver, ...

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Stories on the Edge

We have launched a new series of podcasts featuring people from migrant and vulnerable communities sharing their stories. It was curated by ...

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Essex 2020: Talent >>Forward – an interactive online careers event for young people in Essex

Taking place on 28th October, Talent >> Forward will give 14-25 year olds from the county an opportunity to have honest and inspiring conversations ...

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Chelmsford Creatives create Boredom-19 zine – Reflections from a county in lockdown

Chelmsford Creatives are a group of 15-24 year olds who have worked alongside Chelmsford Museum for the last three years to deliver projects that make ...