Meet our COSMOS Ambassadors

During the lead up to the bluedot festival, and during the festival weekend, our COSMOS Ambassadors engaged in a series of workshops and research trips out to Jodrell Bank in anticipation of Hidden in Plain Sight by COSMOS artist Addie Wagenknecht. The purpose of the programme was to give an

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Beyond Ultimate Reality Summer Programme Crewe

A summer programme of digital and creative activity for ages 12-17… no experience needed… download the poster here A5 flyer Summer    

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Pollution Explorers with Ling Tan in Macclesfield

Back in June, the IDST crew, which meets weekly at MaccArtsSpace, were joined by Future Everything Fault Lines artist Ling Tan for a Pollution Explorers workshop. This is a guest blog post by Simon Ross, IDST co-founder. Air quality and how to analyse and understand it, are at the heart of

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Children’s creative events in Crewe throughout the summer holidays

In August children in Crewe will be able to take part in a skills initiative which will develop their skills in design, printing, manufacturing and music. Cheshire East’s SHIFT digital activities programme has launched a new events initiative called ‘Make SHIFT Crewe’. This is in partnership with library services and Wavemaker,

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Convergence Symposium – films

This February our Convergence Symposium, brought to you by SHIFT and WEAVE, celebrated a year of digital activity across Cheshire East.  We had speakers from far and wide exploring the convergence between the arts and the digital, between creativity and tech. You can now see all the talks and in-conversations

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TrAction Crewe: A Huge Success

On Saturday 7 July TrAction, Crewe’s festival of science, movement and the arts returned for its third year running. Blending art, transport and technology, the festival took over the centre of Crewe. Live performances as part of Spare Parts Festival mixed into the bustling Crewe shopping centre, allowing members of

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