The Creative Society is an arts employment charity that helps young people into jobs in the creative and cultural industries.
David Cameron’s been writing in The Sun about the importance of British culture and creativity:
“One of the biggest success stories of the past decade – the iPod – was designed by a Brit. Just imagine what British brains will give the world in the decade to come. Our culture is second to none, too. We swept the board at last year’s Oscars, with Slumdog Millionaire taking home the biggest prize. A British writer, J.K. Rowling, is the biggest-selling author of the decade. Britain rules the airwaves abroad, with huge BBC exports like Spooks and Doctor Who. And the formats for huge global talent shows like American Idol and Australia’s Got Talent started on our screens. We also boast some of the best comedy in the world. Watching Gavin and Stacey and Victoria Wood over Christmas reminded me of one of the best things about our country – we love to laugh at ourselves. British comedians aren’t confined to the TV: it’s a cliché to talk about the great British sense of humour, but it’s a cliche because it’s true. ”
Martin Bright, NDotM’s founder will be speaking at a Conservative Party Arts & Culture event next month alongside their culture spokesman Ed Vaizey and Ideas Tap.