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Autumn Opportunities for Young Creatives

19 October 2020

Read on to find out about a whole host of opportunities for Young Creatives coming up over the next few weeks, including workshops, training, funding and a chance to see your words in print...

Young Creative Awards on Notts TV

20 August 2020

Tune in to Notts TV at 7:30pm on Saturday 22 August for a celebration of this year's Young Creative Awards, presented by Cassie Bradley and featuring live performances by ROB.GREEN and more.

Wellbeing Advice & Support

09 July 2020

The annual Young Creative Awards always gives a colourful snapshot of the issues and themes that are occupying the minds of Nottingham’s young creatives, and this year has been no different.

YCA2020 - Announcements Coming Soon...

04 June 2020

We have been SO impressed by the number of young people who have entered this year’s Young Creative Awards, and by the creativity of everyone’s entries. Nottingham is certainly home to a talented bunch of young creatives!

YCA Lockdown Monologues

26 May 2020

Lockdown Monologues is a brand new participatory project, launched by Young Creatives Nottingham and led by actor Cassie Bradley.

Young Creatives At Home

11 May 2020

It gives us great pleasure to launch the brand new Young Creatives At Home programme. Young Creatives At Home is a series of specially commissioned online workshops, videos and creative activities produced by Young Creative Awards winners and associates, to generate and share positivity in response to the Covid-19 crisis.

Coronation Street Actor Encourages YCA Entries

21 April 2020

Young people aged 11 to 24 in Nottingham are being encouraged to get creative at home during social isolation and enter their work into the annual Young Creative Awards. Nottingham actor Cassie Bradley – most recently seen in ITV drama McDonald and Dodds – urged young people to enter: “I’m so proud to be involved with this year’s Young Creative Awards celebrating the wealth of talent that Nottingham has to offer. I’d encourage all young people in Nottingham to put themselves forward as it’s an incredible opportunity to demonstrate their skills, build confidence and gain new experiences and contacts.

Free Nottingham Colouring Sheets to Download

09 April 2020

Last year it gave us great pleasure to publish The Nottingham Colouring Book, which was beautifully designed by Young Creative of the Year 2017, Isobelle Farrar. When the 2020 lockdown started, we made 5 of these colouring sheets available for free...