Spotlight Books

Creative Future, Myriad Editions and New Writing South are looking for the best unpublished poets and fiction writers from under-represented backgrounds—those who face barriers due to mental health, disability, identity or social circumstance. Six writers will ...
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Real Faces of Ethical Art

This Christmas, we're on a mission to challenge views of local art by selling ethical prints that depict “the real” Brighton and Hove. Created by some the UK’s most engaging artists and sold from our Online ...
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2018 Winners Announced at Showcase!

Our sell-out Showcase at Southbank Centre’s London Literature Festival on 26 October was bursting at the seams with talent. Spearheaded by our incredible host, Lemn Sissay, and guest writer, the awesome Kerry Hudson, it was an ...
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Artist Interview: Pat Gregson

Artist Name: Pat Gregson   Pat Gregson's bright digital collages feature heavily across our Online Shop, and it is easy to see why. Her beautiful digital assemblies often feature seemingly innocuous natural subjects, such as birds, ...
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Ria’s Painting: ‘Caged’ by Creative Future Online Shop artist Kim Noble

Without Art: A Blog for International Artists Day

October 25 is International Artists Day, and the perfect opportunity to celebrate the creative world we live in, and to ask ourselves where we might be without art? For Creative Future, artists represent a way to ...
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QnA with CFLA13 winner Jarred McGinnis

We're delighted to report that CFLA13 winner Jarred McGinnis celebrates inclusion in a major short story anthology this autumn, alongside literary giants including Lionel Shriver, Will Self and Ben Okri. He agreed to let us pick ...
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Yvonne J Foster

‘The Artist and the Little Men’ by Yvonne J Foster

  Once upon a time there was a poor artist who lived on her own. She had nothing left but the supplies to make one picture. “I will sketch the outlines of this last picture. Then I will ...
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thirteen - exhibition by Creative Future

Tackling Big Issues with Small Works

This week marks the first ever Instagram takeover for Creative Future, opening the door to more exciting artist-led pathways of exploration through our digital platforms. Handing the reins over for the very first time to Brighton-based ...
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Exciting new voices write a diverse future: CFLA18 announces its 12 winners

Thank you to everyone who entered The Creative Future Literary Awards this year. We received almost 500 entries and the breadth and quality of the work was impressive. 6 poems and 6 short stories were chosen from a ...
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Online Art Shop Now Open

Our brand new online shop is officially open, selling high quality limited edition prints. You can browse the shop at https://shop.creativefuture.org.uk/
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Free Creative Writing Workshops with award-winning poet

There are spaces available on our autumn programme of creative writing workshops for under-represented writers at New Writing South in Brighton and They Eat Culture in Preston. They’re suitable for beginners as well as more experienced ...
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Free Art Drop In starting October

Our art workshop in Brighton is a relaxed and friendly class, open to all abilities. Over the course you will cover the basics of drawing using still life, portrait models and life models as well as ...
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