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Is Cambridge a Smart City?

Festival of ideas

The potential for creative collaboration between Silicon Fen and the Arts

Is Cambridge a Smart City? What is the future vision for Cambridge?  

Join us for a highly informative debate with a panel of speakers including:

Honor Harger (Artistic Director, Lighthouse Brighton),

Usman Haque (Architect and Artist),

Daniel Brine (Director, Cambridge Junction),

Liz Stevenson (Digital Manager, County Council)

and Andrew Nairne (Director, Kettle’s Yard)

The panel will discuss how and why the arts and technology sectors should work together to enhance the cultural life of Cambridge. Creative Front Cambridgeshire, Anglia Ruskin University’s Cultures of the Digital Economy Research Institute, Cambridge Arts Network, Cambridge City Council, University of Cambridge Crucible Network, Cambridgeshire County Council and University of Cambridge Festival of Ideas are jointly hosting this engaging debate on how the arts, cultural and creative industries can work together with the technology communities to enrich the lives and experiences of people who live, work and visit the city.

This event is FREE of charge.

Event Details
Date: Wednesday 30th October, 6pm - 9pm
Venue: The Chamber, Cambridge Union Society, Bridge Street
Postcode: CB2 1UB
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Contact Details

Tickets can be booked by visiting

For further information please contact Clare Denham, Creative Front Manager, on email or call 0845 196 2997.

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