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Unlock the Arts

Unlock the Arts is a project for 13 - 18 year old's with an interest in the creative sector but who just don't know how to break in. 

Posted: 03/01/2021

“I haven’t seen anyone who is local, you know that looks
and sounds like me coming to talk to us about a creative job.”  

“If I don’t know about the different roles in the arts,
how do I know how to research it?”  

Sound familiar? Then check out Unlock the Arts a
project for 13 – 18 year old’s with an interest in the creative sector but who just don’t know how to break in. 

place in the Easter holiday on Zoom; have a chat with a filmmaker,
learn top tips from a photographer, ask burning
questions to a curator, create your own work with a music producer… hear
from professionals about their creative careers journey or join in a
workshop and start your own journey right now!


Unlock the Arts runs in two exciting ways:

Creative Chats

Thursday 1st April 

Jump on a Zoom call and chat with a creative professional.  Ask questions, hear stories, even pitch your own ideas!


5th – Thurs 8th April

your story and make your views heard in this 4-day group workshop
focusing on music, theatre or creative writing. Using the theme ‘Activism and me’ as a jumping-off point,
you will learn top tips from the experts whilst creating something that you can be proud of. 


For more information, a list of the creatives involved and booking links for all the sessions, visit –
Unlock the Arts is a LEAN project supported by Shapes Lewisham as part of the Creative Enterprise Zone

"Just to say a huge thanks ... I am looking forward to progressing with this project thanks to your support, advice and guidance"

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