Creative Careers

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  • 9 September - 9 December 2024
  • 6:15pm - 8:30pm
  • FREE COURSE for 16-18s

at Oldham Lyceum, 95 Union St, Oldham OL1 1QG

Meet new people and join a new network of creatives based in Oldham.

Feel excited about learning new things and exploring your creative side through different workshops including:

  • Arts career paths
  • Event production
  • Working as a freelancer or artist
  • Music and movement
  • Designing and delivering your own events
  • and more…

Hear from inspirational arts leaders and chat with them about your own goals and creative ambitions.

Further your skills and knowledge, working with likeminded artists already in the industry.

Gain a deeper understanding of the arts industry behind-the-scenes through practical tasks that challenge and inspire you.

Design and deliver your own arts event and get hands-on experience as part of a new creative collective.

Look forward to future volunteering, placements, and employment opportunities with the organisations and artists involved in the course.

 

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What’s included:

  • Free short course including inspirational guest speakers, tutors, and mentors
  • Follow up volunteering, placement, and employment opportunities
  • Travel expenses if you need to claim them back
  • Complete an optional Arts Award qualification

To get involved, you would ideally be: 

  • Based in Oldham
  • Aged 16-18
  • Looking to further your skills and knowledge of arts-based careers
  • Able to attend all or most of the sessions

Note: we may still consider applications from those who are not based in Oldham or aged 16-18. 

 

Dates and times

Every Monday, 6:15pm – 8:30pm

9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th September

7th, 14th, 21st October

4th, 11th, 18th, 25th November

2nd, 9th December

Plus special events to gain hands-on events experience (to be announced soon)

 

Location: Oldham Lyceum, 95 Union St, Oldham OL1 1QG

 

Please do email us if you have any questions:   [email protected]

 

Access: If you have any access requirements to be able to attend, please complete the form at the base of this page, or let us know via email or phone ([email protected] / 01618706895).

APPLY BELOW

So this sounds like the opportunity for you – great!

Below is the sign up form where you can apply for one of the places on the course.

Try to fill out as much information as possible to help us get to know you a little better. There are around 20 places for this opportunity. In the event of us having lots of applications and you not getting a place this time, we will keep in touch about other opportunities that may interest you.

Applications close Monday 2nd September at 6pm (everyone will receive a response during the following week). 

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What areas of the arts are you interested in?
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Access Form

At Global Grooves, we want everyone to feel welcome and able to participate in all of our activities. If there is a potential barrier to participation for you because of an access issue (perhaps economic, physical, logistical, or other), please do fill in his form and one of the team will get back to you to explore options to help you participate.

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