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.

Creative internship for 18 – 25 year olds with imprint (deadline extended to 24 Feb)

Are you a young person embarking on a career in the creative arts?

Are you someone who enjoys engaging with people across our communities and collaborating with
other artists to explore ideas and help frame activities?

imprint (led by LOOKOUT mentor Anne Colvin) is looking for an emerging creative (18 – 25yrs) to join us on the My Fantastic Place project from March to August 2021.

A bursary of £600 is offered with this role for 12 x 3.5 hour sessions. Deadline is 12 noon Weds 24 Feb 2021.

My Fantastic Place celebrates nature connection through creativity.

It invites patients from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), families and staff to share their favourite fantastical places in nature, whether real or imagined. Participants can choose different creative activities to explore and discover their Fantastic Places, for example, through sound, photography, collage, dance, film and mark making.

For more information and how to apply click here.


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.

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.

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

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.