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    Based in Glasgow, Cryptic is an award winning internationally renowned producing arts house presenting today’s most imaginative, pioneering artists whilst also nurturing the creative talent of tomorrow. We caught up with the team about their experience of the Creative Kickstart programme and the impact it’s had on the organisation and the young people.

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    Based in Manchester, Brighter Sound is a creative music charity working to develop the music creators, leaders and industry professionals of the future. We met with Bella and her line managers to find out more about her Creative Kickstart placement and the impact it's had on her career plans. 

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    We met with Barinur Rashid, Secondary science and post 16 Learning Coordinator and Maya Chowdhury, Cultural Learning & Participation Officer Apprentice at Manchester Museum to find out more about their apprenticeship programme and hear directly from Maya on her experience as an apprentice within the cultural heritage sector.

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    Meet Freya, one of our original Cultural Ambition trainees who has gone on to study a BSc in Conservation of Museum Objects & Archaeology at Cardiff University. In this film, Freya shares insight into her experience as a trainee and the impact it’s had on her personal and professional development.

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    Founded in 2017, Melodic Distraction is an independent internet station based in Liverpool that hosts over 150 monthly shows and has recently opened a live events space. Izzy joined the team in May 2021 on a six-month Creative Kickstart placement, having discovered the opportunity through a post on Instagram.

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    Ottie Foster-Alexander is one our current Cultural Ambition trainees, a long-term training programme providing young people in Wales with skills and work experience across the cultural heritage sector.

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    A short case study exploring the work we did with the team at Bluecoat, Liverpool's contemporary arts centre to provide advice and support around the development of their recruitment policy.

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