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Digital Arts Festival

Join us at our Colchester Campus for our Digital Arts Festival. Take part in interactive workshops which are related to the digital, creative and cultural arts and visit our interactive marketplace where you can find out about routes in careers and speak with leading experts in these fields.

  • Thursday 28 June 2018

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If you are interested in joining us for next year’s Festival then please email


If you wish to take part as an exhibitor in next year’s Festival please email the Humanities Faculty Team on

Digital Arts Festival 2017

Student/teacher testimonials

"Well organised, Interactive, thought provoking – we enjoyed the day!"
"I got to experience new activities that I wouldn’t at school."
"The experience was great – I would recommend it!"

2017 event photos

Digital, Creative and Cultural Festival 2017

Exhibitor testimonials

Great facilities, liked the workshop offer, good support from the staff/ambassadors."
"Very well organised and a really positive vibe throughout."
"Well-structured event with some very interesting young people."
"We will be hosting the Digital, Creative and Cultural Festival 2018 in June next year - we hope to see you there!"

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