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Mental Health & Wellbeing - Advice & Support

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.

Postcards From Lockdown

In early 2021, as England entered its third national lockdown, we collaborated with artist Benjamin Kay of Dizzy Ink and four local schools on a new creative project: Postcards from Lockdown.

YCA Winner Designs Nottingham Car Wrap to Celebrate CarShop Sponsorship

2020 Young Creative Award winner Kate Sharp has been commissioned to design a special car wrap to celebrate our newest headline sponsor: CarShop Nottingham!

Where Are They Now? Catching up with Animation & Digital Media winners

We caught up with three former winners in the Animation & Digital Media category - Adikah Patterson, Josh Chaplin and Jordan Gook - to find out where their studies and careers have taken them since winning.

Noise from the Lockdown Generation

Calling all young songwriters and aspiring musicians! Noise from the Lockdown Generation is a celebration of original music made by young people age 11-18 at home during lockdown. It is a unique support network for young musicians.

Broadmarsh Re-Imagined by 2017 YCA Winner, Josef Stöger

We love to see former YCA entrants developing their creative careers, so were delighted to spot 2017 Design & Architecture winner, Josef Stöger, in the news recently.

Young Creative Awards 2021 - Open for Entries

The 2021 Nottingham Young Creative Awards is now OPEN!

Young Creative Awards 2020 Brochure

The YCA 2020 brochure showcases the work of the winners and finalists of the 2020 Young Creative Awards.