How Moth the Night Is: a film for Third Thursdays

How Moth the Night Is was created collaboratively by Brighton-based filmmaker Thomas Buckley and a range of local people from Gateway Women's Centre and Preston Park Recovery Centre who took part in photography and creative writing workshops run by Creative Future.

Our 2022 Writers' Award competition opens

Are you an underrepresented writer with a great idea for a short story or poem on the theme of How It Started? Our FREE to enter competition is open until 22 May 2022. Submit poetry or short fiction.

IMPART writers announced

We are thrilled to announce the six writers selected for our IMPART project–a year-long training, development, mentoring, and workshop programme for Black, Asian and ethnically diverse writers with mental health issues.

Announcing the ten writers selected for Next Up 2022

Next Up provides a year-long programme of support, development, and mentoring for ten unpublished past winners/shortlisted writers of the Creative Future Writers’ Award.

FLOURISH artist training programme

We are thrilled to announce the nine creative practitioners selected for our current FLOURISH artists training programme in the field of Arts for Health & Wellbeing. Delivered by Creative Future and The Hera Partnership.

We make 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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May 12 2022

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week is hosted by the Mental Health Foundation between 9-15 May 2022. The theme this year is ‘Loneliness’. We’ve been exploring this idea in some of our recent creative writing workshops run as part of our IMPART programme, in workshops run by Susan Hunter Downer and Yvonne Battle-Felton. Here are two poems …

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May 5 2022

How Moth the Night Is

How Moth the Night Is was created for Third Thursdays, an arts, music, and culture programme that aims to make the centre of Brighton the place to be, with events, performances, film projections, and new artwork commissions.

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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