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We share news for people working in the Creative Sector – offering career progression, skills development, business development, or funding opportunities.


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Principal Officer, Culture Programmes Vacancy

Join the Culture Programmes team to support work in promoting Leeds as a leading cultural and creative city.
Advertise Your Creative Job Opportunity or Industry Event For Free

Advertise Your Creative Job Opportunity or Industry Event For Free

You can now advertise your creative job opportunity or industry event for free on the Creative Wakefield website.
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Developing Your Creative Practice

Grants of £2,000 - £10,000 are available for individual artists/or creative practitioners.
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Light Up 2022 Videography Commission brief

A commission is to capture vibrant footage of the Light Up Festival in Wakefield City Centre and at Pontefract Castle.
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Wakefield Council City Centre Sculptures Community Engagement Brief

Wakefield Council is looking to commission an arts and community engagement specialist to design and deliver community engagement activity to
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Wakefield Council City Centre Sculptures Schools Engagement Programme Brief

Wakefield Council is looking to commission a consultant / organisation to research, design and deliver a schools engagement programme supporting
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Learning Programmes Assistant Vacancy

The Hepworth are seeking a Learning Programmes Assistant to coordinate the day-to-day administration of learning programmes.
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Grants for Young Musicians

The Youth Music NextGen Fund offers young creatives grants of up to £2,500 to make their ideas happen.
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Win Tickets to the LEEDS 2023 Opening Show

LEEDS 2023 wants you to get creative to be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets to
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Volunteer for LEEDS 2023

Got a passion for Leeds? Then you're exactly who’s needed to volunteer for LEEDS 2023.
Apply for the Dylan Thomas Prize for Young Writers

Apply for the Dylan Thomas Prize for Young Writers

The 2023 International Dylan Thomas Prize for Young Writers is open for applications.
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Arts Funding for International Partnerships

Cultural Bridge Fund are now accepting applications for a share of their £180,000 funding pot.
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Artist commision – Wakefield Museums and Castles

Wakefield Museums &Castles is looking to commission an artist to work with the local community.
Call Out for Visual Artists

Call Out for Visual Artists

Make It York is looking for visual artists to create a character or creature, to be transformed into a sculpture.
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Sell at the Tetley’s Maker’s Market

The Tetley are looking for independent artists and makers for their winter edition of their Maker’s Market.
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Opportunity for Yorkshire Based Wordsmiths

Guardians of Leeds are seeking exciting, innovative and diverse wordsmiths to explore the stories in and around Leeds.
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Community Singing Facilitator Opportunity

Find Your Voice are looking for community singing facilitators to join their ambitious team and expanding organisation.
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Development Manager Vacancy

YORKSHIRE SCULPTURE PARK DEVELOPMENT MANAGER PERMANENT, FULL TIME (37.5 HOURS PER WEEK) SALARY £28,000 - £32,000 PER ANNUM, DEPENDANT ON
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Wakefield Council Culture Grants Information Sessions

Learn more about Wakefield Council Culture Grants and the application process.
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Retail Assistant Vacancy

The Hepworth Wakefield seek a retail assistant.
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Support Wakefield’s Future Creatives

Get involved by responding to the artwork and music around you, created by our district's youth.
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Unlimited Launch Artist Database

Unlimited have launched a database of artists on their website, putting artists publicly at the heart of the organisation.
a-n Artists Bursaries 2022-23

a-n Artists Bursaries 2022-23

As part of their commitment to supporting artists, a-n is offering bursaries of £500 to £1,500 on a monthly cycle
Cultural Bridge Funding

Cultural Bridge Funding

Cultural Bridge Funding Cultural Bridge celebrates intercultural artistic exchange through the collaboration of all UK arts councils and leading German
#WhatSupWakefield Mental Health Awareness Submissions

#WhatSupWakefield Mental Health Awareness Submissions

#WhatSupWakefield - Get involved in an online art project raising awareness for mental health issues/illness!
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Collaborate Fund Applications to Open

The Centre for Cultural Value’s Collaborate fund supports innovative new research partnerships between cultural sector practitioners and academics.
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Exploring Art and Mental Health

Explore organisations in our district making a difference through art-based therapies and how you can practice art-based mindfulness.
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Paul Hamlyn Foundation: Arts-based Learning Fund

This Fund supports work which enables pupils in formal education settings to thrive through engagement with high quality, arts-based learning.
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IUK Women in Innovation Awards 2022-23

The 2022-23 Women in Innovation Awards aim to fund and support women with innovative ideas and ambitious plans that will
Art Fund Grants to Support the Commission of New Work

Art Fund Grants to Support the Commission of New Work

Grants are available to all public museums, galleries, historic houses, libraries and archives in the UK or Channel Islands to
Speak Up

Artists & Facilitator Recruitment

Be part of the Speak Up project in Wakefield, working with selected secondary schools.
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An interview with Robert Broad, Photographer

We catch up with Wakefield-born photographer, Robert Broad. 
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HMV Live & Local

Attention musicians & performers! HMV Wakefield want to hear from you!
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5 Tips For Networking Effectively

Networking effectively is one of the best things you can do to develop your creative career.
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Studio 21 Drama Script Competition

Studio 21’s Drama Script Competition is open for submissions, designed to identify and nurture a new international drama.
Wakefield District Year of Culture 2024

Year of Culture 2024 – Update

Wakefield Council are pleased to share an update on the developing plans for a Year of Culture 2024.
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We Are Creative Wakefield

Exploring our district's cultural and creative roots.
HSBC Supporting Female Entrepreneurs

HSBC Supporting Female Entrepreneurs

HSBC are offering funding investments for small and medium-sized female led businesses to realise their potential.
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Freelance Printmaking Workshop Facilitator Needed

West Yorkshire Print Workshop are currently recruiting freelance workshop facilitators.
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Help Musicians: Creative Collaboration Funding

Collaboration between musicians and creatives from other fields can create powerful results.
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CW Spotlight: One to One Development Trust

We catch up with One to One Development Trust – an award-winning digital media arts organisation based in Wakefield.
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Wakefield Council Launch New Culture Grants

The funding will support cultural, creative and heritage activity across the district.
Grants for Arts, Culture & Heritage Charities

Grants for Arts, Culture & Heritage Charities

The Schroder Charity Trust makes grants of up to £5,000 to charities that work in arts, culture and heritage.