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


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.
Studio 21 - Scene by scene drama series script competition

Studio 21 Scene-By-Scene Drama Series Script Competition

Designed to uncover compelling contemporary stories that can reach a 21st century audience across platforms.
ChurchCare - Grants

ChurchCare – Grants

Providing funding to ensure that conservation projects in Anglican churches across England
Pinderfields Hospital Mural

Pinderfields Hospital Mural

As part of Our Year – Creativity Around the Corner project, artist Mohammad Barrangi has revealed a brand-new mural at
Exhibitions Officer - Museums & Castles

Exhibitions Officer – Museums & Castles

Wakefield Museums & Castles are looking for a dynamic individual to deliver our vibrant and ambitious exhibitions and displays programme.
Youth Music NextGen Fund Grants of up to £2,500

The Youth Music NextGen Fund

The Youth Music NextGen Fund offers young creatives grants of up to £2,500 to make their ideas happen.
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Innovate UK Textile Fund

Projects must last between four to six months and must have total eligible project costs of £50,000 or less.
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How to build a personal brand that feels authentic

Creatives share their top tips for building a personal brand, & allowing you to unleash your unique creative vision.
Unbound - Call out: Artist Training & Mentoring Opportunities for Wakefield/West Yorkshire Based Artists

UNBOUND: Development Programme – Call Out

Introducing a new artist training & mentoring development programme for Wakefield/ West Yorkshire based artists.
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The Pitch Film Fund

We offer £65,000 production finance, support and training.
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WYCreate Seeks Training Suppliers

WYCreate seeks experienced providers of sector-specific creative skills and business support.
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How to Embrace Failure and Turn it into a Creative Superpower

When things go wrong, it's not the end of the world. In fact, it could be the start of something
Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre

Improving economic statistics in the creative industries

A comprehensive approach to capturing the true value of creative industries at a regional level.
UK Arts, Culture, and Heritage Audiences and Workforce

A Creative PEC State of the Nations Report

Creative Industries Policy & Evidence Centre uses census data to provide an analysis of audiences & workforce.
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When work meets play: Setting boundaries in creative professional relationships

Navigating work relationships and maintaining professionalism can sometimes prove tricky.
Creative Bubbles x Start-Ups

Creative Bubbles x Start-Ups

It’s support for Creatives, delivered by Creatives. Specifically for people who are thinking about starting their own Creative Business.
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First Break – Warp Films

Warp Films is offering a golden opportunity with the Screenskills First Break programme.
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Podcast for Freelancers by Freelancers

Helping freelancers thrive, providing a valuable resource for the freelance community
Funding for Cultural Projects that Promote Cooperation between the UK and Japan

Funding for Cultural Projects that Promote Cooperation between the UK and Japan

Offering grants of up to £6,000 for cultural and educational activities that foster good relations between the UK and Japan.
Three juggling balls with the words how to juggle multiple projects as a creative

How to juggle multiple projects as a creative

As a creative professional, you need to spin a lot of plates. But how do you avoid them all crashing
Wakefield First's - Maker of the Month - Catherine Booker

Wakefield First’s Maker of the Month – Catherine Booker: Graphic Designer

Catherine Booker is a graphic designer based in Wakefield, through her business Cultivate, she's created countless types of digital content