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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

Summer is here and once again we have been giving our National Skills Academy leadership members exclusive access side stage to see what is involved in putting on a major music festival. We spoke to Programme Director Rob West to find out more about the project.

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


It's been a year of change for Creative & Cultural Skills

A year in the life of Creative & Cultural Skills

Sarah Laverty , 1 April 2019

Our top ten achievements


Reforms are an opportunity to create truly industry-led training

The apprenticeship reforms: Two years on.

Sara Whybrew , 6 March 2019

Are they really bad for the sector?

The course offered a chance to recognise the new skills they have developed through their placements.

The first round of Cultural Ambition trainees reflect on their future

Sarah Laverty , 9 July 2019

The first cohort of trainees from the Cultural Ambition project took part in a tailored employability and reflection session, led by careers adviser, Carolyn Parry from Career Alchemy.


Sandra Dartnell spoke about 'Making Apprenticeships Work' at the Festival of Making in Blackburn on 14 June. Photo Credit: Alex De Palma for Creative Lancashire

Making Apprenticeships Work at the National Festival of Making

Sarah Laverty , 26 June 2019

Vibrant celebration of creativity


New materials are now available to purchase

New curriculum materials available

Sarah Laverty , 24 June 2019

Supporting the off-the-job training offer