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The Immersive Lab is one of only four in the UK. Photo Credit @ Digital Catapult North East & Tees Valley

Leadership colleges imagine a new reality in Gateshead

20 February 2019

Leadership Colleges have been welcomed to PROTO in Gateshead for an interactive event looking at virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (XR) in the arts and cultural sector. They will be considering the uses and potential of this new technology, and how it can be applied in the education sector.

Speakers at conference will consider how we can break down the barriers to the cultural sector

The full programme for National Conference 2019 is out now!

15 February 2019

Taking place on 1 April 2019 in Cardiff City Hall, the conference will explore the barriers to access for those seeking to enter and thrive in the cultural sector. Speakers and breakout sessions consider topics such as tackling inclusion, T-Levels, emerging technologies and the Creative Careers Programme.


Creative & Cultural Skills Awards 2019: Shortlist announced!

13 February 2019

Creative individuals and organisations from across the UK have been shortlisted in the annual Creative & Cultural Skills Awards. Nominees come from a wide range of creative industries, including theatre, dance, music, film and heritage.



National Conference 2019 keynote speakers announced

6 February 2019

Taking place on 1 April 2019 in Cardiff City Hall, the conference will explore the barriers to access for those seeking to enter and thrive in the cultural sector. It will consider what can be done to break down those barriers and how we can make the sector more representative of society as a whole.










Welsh National Opera Design Challenge Launched

17 December 2018

The Welsh National Opera, in collaboration with Creative & Cultural Skills, has launched a new design challenge for 2018-19 focusing on using creativity to respond to a brief and design their own set. 


Photo Credit: Simon Mills

Northern Ireland Awards 2018 - winners!

10 December 2018

The Creative & Cultural Skills Northern Ireland Awards 2018 was held in leadership college North West Regional College on 6 December. We heard from a range of fantastic speakers and announced this year’s winners.







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