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Holly's apprenticeship with Black Box helped her to gain entry into the sector. She now works for the company full-time.

From award winner to awards judge

Sarah Jones , 7 October 2019

Holly Foskett won the Northern Ireland Apprentice of the Year Award in 2017 when she was an apprentice with the Black Box, one of the principal arts and entertainment venues in Belfast. We caught up with her to discuss her experience of working in the creative industries and her new role as a judge.

“It's been a pleasure to work at Creative & Cultural Skills and see our work make a huge difference.

Creative & Cultural Skills says goodbye to Jennie Godsalve

Jennie Godsalve , 23 July 2019

Jennie Godsalve is leaving after 11 years


Students have the chance to observe back stage and witness the change over between acts.

Backstage pass to major music festivals

Sarah Laverty , 8 July 2019

A behind-the-scene look for students


Attendees had the chance to try out the technologies and consider how they could be used in their colleges

The potential of immersive in the arts and cultural sector

Melanie Shee , 17 April 2019

New skills will be needed for the future

Tickets to the awards ceremony on Thursday 5 December are free and available to book now.

Shortlist announced for the Northern Ireland Creative & Cultural Skills Awards

Sarah Laverty , 12 November 2019

The shortlist has been launched for the fifth annual Northern Ireland Creative & Cultural Skills Awards. Tickets are now available for this year’s awards ceremony on Thursday 5 December in Belfast Metropolitan College.