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.

Platform B – Job Applications Open

Platform B have opened applications for 3 freelance presenters and 1 freelance producer for their upcoming youth-led radio show, “The Rising”, debuting in early 2021.

You need no prior experience to apply for these positions; applications are open until Wednesday 9th December, 2020 at 11:59pm.

Apply here.

The Power of Youth Festival

From the 16th to the 20th of November 2020, #Iwill are hosting the Power of Youth Festival – an event to celebrate the achievements of young people throughout the country.

Participation is free and there will be a range of events happening during the festival, including talks, panels and practical sessions.

Learn more here.

The January Challenge

Brought to you by 64 Million Artists and starting in January 2021, The January Challenge is 31 days of creative challenges for you to undertake and keep you creatively inspired and motivated. The fun prompts proved to be extremely beneficial to participants’ wellbeing this year,  with 98% of 30,000 stating the program had a positive impact on their wellbeing.


To read more and sign up for The January Challenge, check 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.

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

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.