This Is It! Stockton-on-Tees
We are delighted to announce that our next This Is It! event is taking place on Monday 6 March in Stockton-on-Tees. In the heart of the North East of England, ARC Stockton Arts Centre will host an inspiring day for our Creativ... (read more)
THIS IS IT! was exactly what I needed. It left my mind whizzing with ideas. I don’t know what the future holds but I will keep working and keep climbing the ladder.”
The Creative Society is an arts employment charity that helps young people into jobs in the creative and cultural industries.
Creative Survival in Hard Times looks at the obstacles facing young people who want to pursue a career in the arts and creative field. The report, produced by The Creative Society (formerly New Deal of the Mind), was commissioned by Arts Council England and launched on March 30th, 2010. The report lists a series of recommendations and concludes that struggling artists would rather have a helping hand than a hand out. Young artists and creative entrepreneurs interviewed for the report wanted work space, access to information, mentoring and business skills. Small interventions that could make a big difference were far higher on their list of priorities than money.