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.

Dance Like Everybody’s Watching

Beginners breaking workshops, an online disco party, and an invitation to join Brighton & Hove-seafront regular Lya, aka BLK Diamond Dance, to dance like everybody’s watching are all part of the line-up at this year’s free celebration of all things dance, Our City Dances, provided by South East Dance.

Check out the full line up.

Image credit: South East Dance

GB MET Outreach Activities

GB MET are offering a wide variety of events and Q&As:

Over the next few weeks there will be great opportunities including a Q&A sessions with Womenswear designer Kelsey Wright and a virtual tour of Ethical Factory.

Find out more and book your free place at one of these events here.


Garage Rock Gal Pal Duo,” ARXX have an unapologetic attitude paired with a pop-edge, making them a vital addition to the queer music scene.

The Hope and Ruin in Brighton.

Tickets are £4.40 and you can book your place here.


Between 25 – 27th June at 11am – 5pm, the Phoenix Art Space in Brighton has commissioned a series of short films about a selection of their studio artists. You will be able to enjoy each of these films as they are projected in the Green Room at Phoenix Art Space as part of Artists Open Houses. An opportunity to hear about the creative practices of these artists, and their experience of working out of a studio at Phoenix Art Space.

You can find our more about the free event here.

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

Brighton Fringe

The Brighton Fringe is back; there’s tonnes of events from virtual tours, comedy clubs and performances.

Ticket prices vary — find our more and book your place at one of the events here.


The Informals II is an improvised documentary experience: a two-part event consisting of a gallery exhibition and a one-off live performance by artists Polina Medvedeva and Andreas Kühne, in collaboration with emerging talent from Brighton’s music subcultures.

The project came out of Re-Imagined Residency that Polina Medvedeva and Andreas Kühne completed at Lighthouse in 2019, part of Re-Imagine Europe.

Free tickets available between 22 May – 13 June 2021 on Wed-Sun, 11 AM – 6 PM at Lighthouse in Brighton.

Find out more 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.