Newmarket Community Arts

Newmarket Community Arts Events 2020

FREE Art Workshops

Wed 19th and Thurs 20th Feb 10:30am - 2:30pm

Come along to Palace House Mews in Palace Street to create a HUGE piece of community art based on Newmarket.  

You will also be able to find out more about the community art competition called "A Place I Call Home."

Community Art Competition 2020

"A Place I Call Home"

What does home mean to you? 

Open to everyone. All medias - painting, drawing, sculpture, soundscape + more.

people, places, stories, history, heritage

Closing date 30th June 2020 - see Art Comp page for all the info

Two FREE competition launch workshops will take place in The Mews next to Palace House on Wed 19th and Thurs 20th February.

The closing date will be June 2020

Newmarket Band Competition

May 2020 - Win a slot at Cambridge Rock Festival 2020! 

See Band Comp page for all the info

Heat 1 - Sat 9th May

Heat 2 - Sat 16th May

Heat 3 - Sat 23rd May

Grand Final - Sat 30th May

Applications close on 31st January 2020

Email a link to your music and a brief bio to :

Local bands and perfromers will be invited to enter and battle it out for a slot at Cambridge Rock Festival in 2020.


Events and Classes by other groups


We have carried out an audit of groups and classes currently available.  The information to the best of our knowledge is correct. However, please do check with individual groups before attending.


T3 - Triple Threat Theatre Group  - The Severals Pavillion

Newmarket Chamber Orchestra (up to twice a month) All Saints Church

Cinema Club - The Stable - Check with the venue for more details. 


Kings Kiddies - Kings Theatre

Baby Bounce - Music group for babies Newmarket Library 10 am

Art Classes (1st Tuesday of each month) Newmarket Library

Newmarket Community Choir - Palace House Mews 

Newmarket School of Dance - Turner Hall/Catholic Church

T3 Triple Threat Theatre Group - Severals Pavillion


Music builds Communities - singing for fun - Tesco Community Room. 

Newmarket Town Band 

Newmarket School of Dance _ Turner Hall/Catholic Church

SCT DANCE (Street Dance) The Racing Centre -  ages 6 - 10 years 


Story + song + craft - Sharing Parenting Newmarket Library 10:30 am (pre-schoolers) Last Thursday of the month

Tot Rock - Toddler music group Newmarket Library 10:30 am

Newmarket School of Dance - Turner Hall/Catholic Church

Art Group - The Stable - 1 pm - 4 pm 


Story Time 10:30 am Newmarket Library

Polish Story Time - First Friday of the month - Newmarket Library 11 am


Art Class - First Friday of each month 2-4.30pm - Newmarket Library

Newmarket School of Dance - Turner Hall/Catholic Church

Young Nomads Theatre Group - Kings Theatre 7.30 pm (9 - 18 years)

Stage Coach Music Theatre Group - Newmarket Academy 4pm- 7.30 pm (9-18 years)


Kings Kids  - Kings Theatre - 10 am (Ages 4-10)

Newmarket School of Dance

Sound Moves Dance School

Newmarket Open Mic - Kings Theatre - Last Saturday of every 2nd Month.


Music Box - Music Appreciation - Last Sunday of the month at Tesco Community Space.

Cinema Club - The Stable - Check with the venue for more details.


As well as the above you can find the following in Newmarket:

Tindalls offer regular art workshops throughout the year on Saturdays and some week days.

The Racing Centre offers arts workshops.

University for the 3rd Age (U3A) run a range of arts groups and clubs.

Studio Scribbles  offer ceramics, pottery and pianting.

The Ark - Music and Entertainment venue hosts music and comedy nights  throughout the year.

Nomads Theatre Group perform a host of plays and musicals throughout the year at The Kings Theatre.