Creative Futures

Cost: Free

Live Dates: Jan - June 2018

Work as an artist. Develop your networks. Build your creative future.

We are looking for 4 young people to take part in a paid 6 month opportunity to set yourself up as a freelancer, make and show your own work and get mentoring.

Ages: 16 – 25

Deadline for applications: 5pm, Thursday 30th November 2017

Interview day: 11am – 3pm, Friday 8th December 2017

Project start: Monday 8th January 2018

End of Project: Friday 29th June 2018

Where: The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG

Contact: [email protected] 0117 947 7948


What’s offered?

  • Studio space
  • Professional mentoring
  • Work placements / professional experience
  • Money to make new work
  • Showcase opportunities of new work
  • Professional business support
  • Help in setting yourself up as a freelance practitioner
  • 8 hours a week of paid work as a freelancer at Creative Youth Network to plan and run workshops for other young people

What we are looking for

We are looking for four young artists, musicians, dancers, choreographers, performers, writers, designers… basically anyone with a creative vision, idea and passion. You should be committed and motivated at the start of your creative profession and career. With a drive and passion for making new work and developing yourself but you may not have had the opportunity to do so before.

 Want to find out more before applying?

Come into The Station any Friday morning and meet someone from the team who can tell you more about it.

Ready to apply? 

All you need to do to apply is answer these questions:

  • Introduce yourself – tell us your name, where you live and what age you are.
  • Tell us about your creativity – what art form do you work in?
  • Why would you like to be part of the project?
  • What could you bring to the freelance role of working with young people?
  • If you were given £200 to spend on making a new piece of work what would you make?
  • Contact details
  • Please also include an example of your work

You can do this by:

  1. Filling in an application form online at
  2. Email us at [email protected]
  3. Send us a voice recording or video to [email protected]

For more information on Creative Futures go to – 


The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG



Contact Details

Emily Bull
[email protected]
0117 947 7948

Opportunity title: Creative Futures
Expiry Date: 2017-12-01T17:00:00+00:00