Culture, Heritage, Communities and Local Economies

The Cultural Engine

Providing expert and friendly support for organisations making a difference in their communities and improving local economies.

We partner with Local Authorities, Government Agencies, Universities, Trusts, Charities and other Community or Social Organisations by providing capacity and knowledge to:

  • Identify & secure funding.
  • Develop, manage & deliver projects.
  • Write relevant & deliverable strategies.
  • Support business planning & operational development.
  • Nurturing excellent cross-sector partnerships.
  • Undertake research.

Our Services

In order to complete a successful project there are a number of different skillsets that are important to make a successful proposal become a reality. We are well skilled in a number of fields and can help you in a number of ways to reach your goals with a wide range of skillsets.

Case Studies

Essex Network of Artists Studios (ENAS)

The Cultural Engine worked with the Essex Network of Artist Studios and Essex County Council to put together an action and funding plan, working with key players to further develop…

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Shoeburyness Cart & Wagon Shed (Heritage Centre)

Cultural Engine have worked over the last few years to develop a comprehensive plan for the delivery of the Cart & Wagon Shed project in Shoeburyness. This includes working with…

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A Place for Heritage

A programme of research and support for heritage, cultural and community organisations led by the Cultural Engine CIC with support through the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Please get in contact…

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Latest from the News/Blog

Reminder about our first Frinton & Walton Museum workshop on Friday 12th July

What makes you proud about living in Frinton and Walton?


Re-imagining Pride-in-Place at the Mezzolevel

Re-imagining Pride-in-Place at the Mezzolevel: Although Labour Admit Boris Talked a “Good Game” on Levelling Up, the Tories Haven’t Delivered. What Next? Position paper by The Cultural Engine Research Group – Tony Sampson, UoE, Giles Tofield, CE CiC & Andrew Branch, UEL Abstract We make the case that the next UK government should strategically retain…


Close & Remote: Creative Walk of Cherry Orchard Country Park with Artists on Saturday, June 29

Close & Remote: Saturday, June 29 · 10:30am – 1pm A walk suitable for people of all ages, held along the accessible paths in the park. Accompanied by artists Close and Remote, we will go on a leisurely adventure in the park, encountering activities along the way and with an emphasis on ‘close looking’ at…


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Whatever your requirement, you can be assured that we are here to help.