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Join our Board of Trustees!

October 19, 2021

The Board plays a central role in ensuring good governance, shaping the values and purpose of Creative Future and our enabling our commitment to widening access to opportunities.

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We’re hiring!

October 11, 2021

We’re currently recruiting for a freelance Project Assistant, to support our new Impart project–a training, mentoring, and workshop programme for Black, Asian and ethnic minority writers with mental health issues.

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Announcing the winners of our 2021 Writers’ Award

September 28, 2021

Congratulations to all twelve winners. We’re delighted to have found such brilliant new voices and are eager to continue working with them to develop their writing careers.

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Thirty-six Underrepresented Writers Shortlisted for Creative Future Writers’ Award 2021

July 13, 2021

The UK’s only national writing competition and development programme for all underrepresented writers, the Award celebrates exceptional writing from people who traditionally lack opportunities due to mental health issues, disability, identity, health or social circumstance.

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Creative Future receives funding from Thriving Communities

March 18, 2021

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 our PRESCRIBE TO THRIVE project. It’s a brand new partnership with various arts and health organisations in Brighton and Hove. The project partners are: Creative Future Hangleton and Knoll Project […]

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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!

2021 Writers Award Competition Open!

March 1, 2021

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 in one category (poetry or fiction) or ONE in each category. This year’s theme is ESSENTIAL: what matters most? Your work should respond to the theme, implicitly or explicitly, but […]

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Hera Reviewed by The Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance

February 8, 2021

The Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance has reviewed the recent work Hera has been doing through the pandemic. They’ve created a case study on the Hera Programme; ‘How have culture and creativity been supporting people in health, care and other institutions during the Covid-19 pandemic?’ Read the case study here: https://www.creativefuture.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/CHW-Allicance-Case-Study.pdf 

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First Arts & Health Network, Brighton & Hove – Our First Meeting

January 29, 2021

The Arts &Health Network, Brighton & Hove is for freelance artists & health practitioners working in the Arts & Health Sector across our city. Creative Future is one of the partners in the Hera Partnership along with Robin Hood Health Foundation, The Old Market & Diversity & Ability. We are delivering a 3-year arts-focused social […]

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Akila Richards reflects on her experience as our 2020 Writer in Residence

December 8, 2020

My residency at Creative Future was my first. I was very excited and had big plans in how I could include nature, artistic practice and experimentation, and possibly a digital soundscape which I had successfully produced for another project. I particularly wanted to work with people from a variety of backgrounds, writing abilities, and wellbeing, […]

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Ellie McKinlay-Khojinian reflects on her Creative Future Writing Workshops for members of the migrant, asylum-seeking, and refugee community in Norwich

November 30, 2020

Last week saw the final workshop in a series of six that I had the absolute pleasure of delivering on behalf of Creative Future, for members of the migrant, asylum-seeking, and refugee community in Norwich, Norfolk. These were delivered in partnership with the National Centre for Writing, who was kind enough to let us use […]

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