Creative North

Supporting Emerging Artists and Creative Practitioners

Workshops & Events

Our events and workshops bringing together cohorts of artist with the aspiration of developing and growing their creative businesses.They enable participants to review their aspirations for growth and start to identify the opportunities and routes to market that will support them in achieving commercial and creative success.

Our workshops are delivered in lively, imaginative and empathetic ways that we hope leaves participants feeling confident in their capacities to exploit opportunities to realise their creative ambitions.

This is our current schedule of workshops and events. Please click on the links to find out more about each event where you’ll also be able to register your place.



25jan10:00 am1:00 pmPicture Perfect: Illustrate Your Creative Business Aspirations for 2019Illuminate your route to the enterprise world you’d like to build. 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

29jan10:30 am1:00 pmUshaw: A Trove of Creative Opportunities10:30 am - 1:00 pm


05feb1:00 pm3:00 pmApplying for Arts Council England FundingUncover the mysteries of applying for Arts Council England Funding1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

12feb6:00 pm8:30 pmCosting and Pricing Your Workfeel confident of your ability to manage and use financial information to inform your decision making.6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

26feb6:00 pm8:30 pmThe Art and Craft of Selling Arts & Crafts6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


04mar2:00 pm5:00 pmCurating Art Exhibitions2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

05mar6:00 pm8:30 pmBusiness Planning for Creative Business6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Latest News

We are very excited to be delivering a 12 month professional development on behalf of Business Durham. This is for creative businesses based in County Durham who'd like to find new markets and opportunities. Full details on the Workshops & Events page. Hope to see you there!

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