Business start-up support for creatives in Durham

In conjunction with Business Durham’s Durham StartUps initiative, Create North provides tailored business support and one to one mentoring, as well as group training sessions and workshops. Whether you’re an artist, musician, performer, or something else entirely, Create North can help you realise your business ambitions whatever your creative endeavour might be.

If you’re interested in receiving this kind of support, contact us directly via email or get in touch with Business Durham at 0191 6251221 and ask for Create North to be your provider.

About Durham StartUps

Durham StartUps provides a single point of contact for you to access a broad range of business support. Simply call 0191 6251221 and we’ll introduce you to one of our start-up solutions advisors who will identify your business support needs and connect you to a wide range of experts, workshops and more. 

Our start-up solutions advisors are here to help you navigate your start-up journey from the idea stage to starting your venture. There’s a lot to consider when starting a business such as developing a plan or strategy, understanding your customers and marketing and how to legally set it all up. Your designated solutions advisor can support you and broker in additional experts, free of charge. 

We have experts in digital marketing, retail, social enterprise/third sector, cultural and creative, green economy, investor readiness, networking and more.

If you don’t have a business idea yet, we have a range of enterprise challenges taking place across the County which may help you to come up with a great business idea, and you’ll meet other budding entrepreneurs.

Durham StartUps (part of Enterprising Durham Framework) is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund until March 2025.