What is Durham Creatives?
It’s a fun programme of free workshops, practical advice and support for anyone with a creative spark who's living or working in County Durham and thinking about starting creative business. Follow this link to find out more about who we are and what inspired us.
What can we do for you?
- Taking your art, craft, writing or digital skills* and turning them into a business is a bit of a journey. Our job is to help you along the road to starting up.
- We'll create opportunities for you to try out your ideas and sell your work in the marketplace
- We’ll provide a menu of workshops you can pick from to stretch your imagination, learn business skills and hone your ideas
- We’ll connect you with networks of people who can help you take your plans forward
- We’ll work with you one-to-one to make sure you get what you need from the programme
- We’ll link you with a community of like-minded people
* Or anything else with creativity at its heart!
Looking & booking
Please take a look throught the site. The Workshop & Activities menu will tell you all about what's on offer and how to book.
For updates and e-newletters please register your contact details.
Creative Business Showcase This Weekend
Saturday 31st May from 10am Stanley Civic Hall (Lamplight Theatre)
Just for Women in Stanley are this weekend hosting what they hope will be the first of many events in Stanley Civic Hall showcasing local creative and vintage craft businesses
Always Remember – Never Forget
A collaborative exhibition uniting 14 of the Durham Creatives practitioners to launch Durham Art Gallery’s First World war centenary programme.
An exciting diverse and multidiciplinary exhibition which runs at the DLI from 7th June to 22nd June. For more details see the DLI Museum and Gallery website.
NeST in Barnard Castle is hosting a whole range of practical workshops on a range of topics in April - places are going fast go get booking!
Durham Creatives is delighted to announce the award of the Tanfield Railway First Commission to Derwentside illustrator Robert Bee.
Robert was the unanimous choice of Tanfield Railway Commercial Director and their team of volunteers. Robert will be lending his unique style to the Iron 175 celebrations that will be the centre piece of Tanfield Railway's programme in 2014.