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Lifting the lid on working in the creative and cultural industries session 1

November 30 @ 9:45 am - 3:30 pm

Lifting the lid on working in the creative and cultural industries session 1 –

Introducing the Creative and Cultural Sectors (Bird & Gorton)

Introducing the Creative Industries & Cultural Sector

This workshop will explore;
How the creative and cultural industries are defined and funded
The types of jobs, career pathways and pay available in these sectors
Sector trends, challenges and opportunities
The reality of working in or with creative or cultural organisations, and tactics for meaningful collaboration

By the end of the workshop, you will have;

A better understanding of how these sectors are defined, their role in the economy and the types of jobs that are available

Gained insights into the key skills that creative and cultural organisations are looking for in their employees and collaborators

Met leading cultural and creative professionals, and had the chance to ask them ‘off the record’ questions about the realities of their career pathways and working life.

PURPOSE: These workshops will ‘lift the lid’ on the reality of working in and collaborating with the creative industries and cultural sector. They will help you develop your knowledge, skills and networks to pursue creative jobs and research collaborations.

HOSTS: Workshops will be hosted by experienced cultural leaders Hannah Bird and Dr Ceri Gorton (Co-Directors of Bird & Gorton), who work with organisations including Arts Council England, National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal Opera House, Southbank Centre, Imperial War Museums, The Space, Nesta, DCMS, and the British Council.

SPEAKERS: All workshops will feature high level speakers and senior leaders. Previous workshops have featured speakers from organisations including the BBC, Cultural Learning Alliance, Nesta, Outdoor Arts UK, Cornwall Museums Partnership, Creative Cardiff, London Mayor’s Office and the Pervasive Media Studio.

All workshops include;
Q&A sessions with high level speakers from across the creative industries, cultural organisations, as well as national funders and policymakers
Detailed insights into how the creative industries and cultural sector really work – and what this means for you in terms of jobs and collaborations
Top tips from sector decision makers on how to communicate your research and value as a potential non-academic employee or collaborator
Practical activities to develop your understanding and share what you know
Opportunities to develop your own creative network

Please register via https://webapp.inkpath.co.uk/


November 30
9:45 am - 3:30 pm