Being able to speak to the backstage crew of 1927 helped teach me a lot about the different variety of roles needed for show business.

Edie, Participant

You can find opportunities in the creative industries in this section. We’ll only recommend activities that have creativity at their heart and are free or very good value. The opportunities might be local, national or international. They’ll mostly be aimed at people aged from 9 – 18yrs.

Learn how to be a reviewer at the Brighton Fringe with VoiceMag

Voicemag is an online platform built for young people to share their views and experiences of all things arts, culture and creative talent.

They are Youth Media Partners at Brighton Fringe and have been supporting young journalists to review for Voice for a few years now.

They are offering an opportunity to young people aged 16 – 25 years old to learn how to review events in the Brighton Fringe this year.

You will receive 6 sessions of review training with Alice from Voice and free tickets to review Fringe shows. You will become a member of Voice and your reviews will be posted on Voice website and you will get ‘Local Reviewer’ status.

It starts MONDAY 19th APRIL at 7pm with an hour long introduction session online.

This is what’s in it for you:

  • Get FREE tickets to see Brighton Fringe shows
  • Learn some reviewer skills – looks good on a CV
  • Obtain ‘Local Reviewer’ status on Voice website
  • Become part of the growing national Voice network
  • Build your portfolio and online presence
  • Meet new people
  • Apply for more Voice opportunities (inc. reviewing Edinburgh Fringe, becoming a long-term Voice Contributor)
  • Voice will also be covering your travel costs to shows and events.

If you are interested you can email [email protected] or [email protected] if you have questions or just sign up here.

World Book Day 2021

To celebrate World Book Day, here’s some great resources for you to take a look at:

Books that make you LOL – Suitable for ages 7+
Books and the real world – Suitable for ages 9+
Here’s some great masterclasses for you to take part in
Brighton & Hove Libraries’ LGBTQ+ Voices

To celebrate LGBTQ+ History month, Brighton & Hove Libraries are hosting an author and poet reading session from LGBTQ+ artists of colour.

The tickets are free and the event is taking place between 7pm and 8pm on Thursday 25th Feb. To book your ticket and learn more check here.

The University of Reading’s “Building Your Future Career at Uni” Webinar

For students thinking about going to university. The University of Reading are hosting a collaborative webinar between 5 universities to give student, parents and carers information about the uni experience.

This will run between 6 – 7pm on the 18th of February. To book your place and learn more check here.

Let us know if you go for anything, we’d love to know how you get on.

UCAS’ Q&As, webcasts, and seminars for National Apprenticeship Week 2021

UCAS are hosting various live Q&A sessions, webcasts and seminars for students thinking about starting and apprenticeship throughout National Apprenticeship Week ( 8th – 12th Feb ).

You’ll get a chance to:

  • Hear from current apprentices about their experiences.
  • Meet and speak to employers apprenticeship providers about what opportunities await you.
  • Get expert advice on choosing between your options after school or college.
  • Join in live and find out how you can land your dream apprenticeship.

To learn more or to book your place please visit their website by clicking here.

AudioActive’s Sessions for Young People

During term time, AudioActive host creative workshop sessions for young people looking to forge a career within the music industry.

The sessions run weekly and cover a wide range of music development, including: Music Production, Rap and Lyric Writing, Live Production and Recording.

These are all completely free and hosted across the south of the UK in Brighton, Worthing, Lancing, Hastings, Bexhill and Whitehawk.

For more information and to sign up to these sessions, check here.

Write with Little Green Pig

Every Monday local company Little Green Pig will post writing prompts to inspire children and young people to get creative at home. On Wednesdays, check out their YouTube channel for a message from Team LGP in which they’ll build on the week’s activities. More information here.