LOOK AT THIS SPACE
Wouldn’t it make a great
and event venue?
MILL ROAD WANTS ITS
We * have until 6 Jan 2023
to submit a community bid
to secure the Mill Road Library
for use as a Cinema and Arts Hub.
Please help by writing a
quick note of support!
PLEASE SEND EMAILS & LETTERS
BEFORE 6 JANUARY 2023
or use form at bottom of page
Support The Old Library Community Bid
87 Glisson Road, Cambridge CB12HG
On 6 Jan 2023 the Cambridgeshire County Council will
close bids for the purchase or lease of this historic building.
We*are a group of Cambridge residents and arts organisations
preparing a bid, against all odds, to turn The Old Library
into a vibrant cultural centre, screen diverse films,
and make a place for learning in the arts.
We*need you to express why you would support
this community bid and how we would all benefit.
Just a line or two from you supporting our idea,
by email or letter, would help a lot.
Additional bid partners in literature, music and
other arts are also encouraged to contact us – ASAP.
Developing a unique cultural hub at The Old Library
House of Literature
Activity in the auditorium and other spaces
Café and bookshop
At least four titles per day, bringing the very latest, diverse filmmaking as well as classic films to Cambridge, in collaboration with independent art house distributors, festivals, and filmmakers
Literary events in association with PEN and literary institutions in the city and beyond
Venues/spaces available for wide-ranging, diverse uses by arts practitioners and organisations
Showcasing curated individual and group shows
in partnership with local curators, artists, galleries, and artist association Open Studios
Providing a central meeting point and sales
alongside literary and other events
For the core management team and community institutions, with hotdesks available for freelancers
Cambridge’s creative community and artists, of all cultures, can establish their practice without
significant financial outlay
A collection of DVDs, Bluray discs, and reading material will be made available at no cost with priority access for those most affected by the cost of living crisis
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