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Diana Porter runs a successful jewellery business from her shop and workroom in Bristol. She describes how she got started in jewellery design and challenges of running a jewellery business.
The career of Jude Kelly has spanned over thirty years. Artistic Director of Battersea Arts Centre, West Yorkshire Playhouse and the Southbank, she has become one of the most respected figures in the British arts scene.
National Trust volunteer co-ordinator Jimmy Milliken talks about his job, and reveals the mythical origin of a heritage site in Northern Ireland.
Starting as promotions coordinator for St George's in Bristol, Suzanne Rolt is now director of the music venue. She describes how she built up leadership skills for her work.
In a competitive job market, an effective CV can feel like a challenge to get right. Emily Buchanan shares three pieces of advice to help yours succeed as much as possible.
Gill Burbidge teaches fibrecraft and feltmaking, as well as selling her crafts commercially. She offers her thoughts on what it means to be a craftsperson and gives six pieces of advice for working in a craft career.
After years of running craft workshops, Momtaz Begum-Hossain decided to publish a guide to creating Bollywood-inspired accessories and decor. She described the process of getting her ideas into print.
How can you start your career in the jewellery trade? Jessica Rose, founder and director of the London Jewellery School, sets out some ways you can work in the jewellery business.
Britten Sinfonia chamber orchestra is known for its adventurous approach to programming. Challenging perceptions of classical music, the ensemble has risen over the past decade to become one of the UK's top chamber orchestras.
Andy Field is co-director of Forest Fringe, an independent mini-festival that takes place during the Edinburgh Fringe. He spoke to Creative Choices about striking out on your own.
Tatty Devine crafts unique, handmade accessories inspired by rock 'n' roll, 50s Americana and everyday objects. Rosie Wolfenden met her co-founder, Harriet Vine, studying Fine Art.
The Singh Twins create contemporary images using traditional Indian miniature painting techniques.
Charlie Hanson is an award-winning comedy producer whose work includes Birds of a Feather, Desmonds, The Harry Hill Show and Extras. He spoke about following a career in production.
Working in performance does not always provide a constant income. Most artists balance a variety of part-time roles and should always consider sources of future income.
In this video from Mastered, Judy Head, a jewellery industry expert with over 30 years' experience working in the trade, shares her expertise on how to price your work.
Employees at the Chatsworth stately home describe the challenges of working at a heritage site, and how their modern art collections brings in new audiences.
Graham Lister, Production Manager, talks about the unique design of the Curve Theatre in Leicester. The exposed nature of the theatre allows the audience to see behind the scenes.
Borneo Brown is Sound Operations Manager for the National Theatre. He spoke to Creative Choices about a creative career that requires both theoretical education and practical experience.
Belfast-based rock and gospel musician Brian Houston is his own music business. He talks about doing everything, from recording and mastering to distribution.
Nathan Lee has built a successful musical career with his unique method of playing the flute and beatboxing at the same time. He spoke to Creative Choices about how he got started.
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