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2021 Writers' Award Competition Now Open!

Our annual, FREE writing competition is open for poetry and short fiction submissions from underrepresented writers. This year's theme is Essential. The deadline is Sunday 6 June.

We launch RESTORE, a new project for Everyday Creativity

Everyday Creativity is a programme commissioned by the East Sussex Public Health Team to explore the impact of creative activities during lockdown on people’s health and wellbeing.

Arts & Health Network, Brighton & Hove

Booking now open for the first Arts & Health Network, Brighton & Hove meeting. It's for freelance artists & health practitioners working in the Arts & Health Sector across our city.

Watch our Writers' Award Winners' Showcase

Our first-ever Digital Showcase hosted by Joelle Taylor, celebrating the twelve winners of our annual prize for outstanding unpublished fiction & poetry from UK underrepresented writers.

Creative Future joins The Hera Partnership

Four of the city's leading arts and health organisations have formed The Hera Partnership, a new programme for Brighton and Hove.

Spotlight Books are here!

Our collaboration with New Writing South and Myriad Editions to discover, guide and support writers who are under-represented in publishing. The Spotlight Books series features books by six under-represented women.  On sale now.

Making the arts more diverse

We are an arts organisation and charity. We specialise in supporting creative people, underrepresented artists and communities facing barriers & inequality to opportunity. Our mission is to make the arts more diverse and representative of the world we live in.

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Mar 18 2021

Creative Future receives funding from Thriving Communities

This Social Prescribing Day (18 March 2021) is a double day for celebration! We're thrilled to have been awarded funding from Thriving Communities to launch ...
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A writer is sat at a table with their notebook open on a blank page. Their pen is resting above the page, as they just begin to write their next masterpiece!

Mar 1 2021

2021 Writers Award Competition Open!

Our annual Writers' Award competition is officially open for submissions from underrepresented writers. It's FREE to enter and you can submit ONE piece of writing ...
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Creative Future Writers’ Award

A writing development programme and competition showcasing the work of underrepresented writers

Founded in 2013, the Creative Future Writers’ Award is an annual development  programme for talented writers from a wealth of backgrounds. It includes the UK’s only national writing competition for all underrepresented writers, alongside a series of workshops in hubs throughout the UK.

With the support of our leading literary partners,  winners are selected by a panel of industry experts and are given the opportunity to develop their work through training, mentoring, assessment and coaching.

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