Explore Cretaivity In Crewe – Project Overview

Explore Creativity is part of the Creative Careers in Crewe project, which has been designed in partnership with Higher Horizons and Cheshire East Council to signpost young people towards jobs in the creative industries. Participants will be invited to expand their knowledge and skills in a range of creative artforms through hands-on workshops, in disciplines including:

-Animation 

-Video Game Design

-Programming / Coding

-Photography

-Filmmaking

-Paper Circuitry 

Who can get involved?

We are looking for young people with an interest in a career in the creative sector, between the ages of 11 and 25, who would like to develop their creative skill set in a fun, supportive environment across a nine-week evening course. 

The courses are split into three age categories; 11-13, 14-17 and 18-25 and are open to all ability levels with no previous experience of any given artistic disciplines required. This means those facing challenging circumstances; such as being a young carer, being in foster care or being not currently enrolled in education, employment or training (NEET) are welcome to join the course.

Rewards and achievements

Participants who complete the full course will have the opportunity to achieve an Arts Award Explore and will receive a £30 voucher to spend at Amazon.co.uk.

The award is an Entry Level (Entry 3) qualification which is part of the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and is an ideal first step on a creative career path.

When and where will the project happen?

The project will take place at Crewe Library across nine Thursday evenings starting from 12th May. This includes a one week break during half term in the first week of June –

Dates

  • Session 1 – 12th May
  • Session 2 – 19th May
  • Session 3 – 26th May
  • HALF TERM BREAK
  • Session 4 – 9th June
  • Session 5 – 16th June
  • Session 6 – 23rd June
  • Session 7 – 30th June
  • Session 8 – 7th July
  • Session 9 – 14th July

Times

Each week will have a different session for each of the three age groups, held at the below times:

Ages 18-25 – 1pm – 3pm

Ages 11-13 – 4pm – 6pm

Ages 14-17 – 6.45pm – 8.45pm

How to apply

Please click the link below to your age group:

 

Aged 11-13?

If you are aged 11-13 you will need a Parent/Guardian to apply on your behalf.

Aged 14-17?

If you are aged 14-17 you will need a Parent/Guardian to apply on your behalf

Aged 18-25?

If you are aged 18-25 click the link below to get started on your application

We will be posting out more information on both our website and social medias as things get finalised. You can also find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

If you or someone you know would like to be involved or find out more information, just get in touch!

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