Creative Challenge


The impact of Coronavirus has affected all our lives in a deep and profound way. Wakefield Council believes that culture and creativity have a vital role to play in helping to keep our spirits high and in sustaining our mental and physical wellbeing during these unprecedented times.

Light Up Art Trail – Creative Challenge   NEW 

Exciting commission for Wakefield creatives to create new artworks for our Light Up Art Trail.

As autumn arrives Wakefield Council is working with partners to celebrate and showcase creativity within our town and city centres. Wakefield creatives can be part of this exciting programme by applying for a micro-grant within our new Light Up Art Trail. If you would like an opportunity create, or have an existing, high quality artwork for form part of the Light Up Art Trail be sure to read the guidance.

Deadline for applications is 12pm on 1st October

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Advance Business Support

Thanks to the Cultural Development Fund, Creative England has been commissioned by Wakefield District Council to deliver Advance, an exciting new opportunity for the creative sector in Wakefield and beyond. Find out more here

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