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Creative Industries - Next Generation

North East Culture Partnership

Tuesday, 8 October 2019 from 14:30 to 17:00 (BST)

Creative Industries - Next Generation

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General Admission 7 Oct 2019 Free  

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What does the future look like for the next generation? What will the young people of the North East do for a living in five, ten or twenty years?  How can a generation brought up on the gig economy and digital technology create a sustainable future?

 

In a time of change and challenge the Creative Industries are growing faster than all other sectors in the UK. It’s already worth over £100billion and employs 3million people. Here in the North East it is growing faster than anywhere in the country. 

 

There are jobs and for almost everyone and exciting careers waiting to be made.

 

From technicians to curators and forklift drivers. From artists to administrators and kitchen staff. From games designers to joiners, venue managers and more. This event will help you signpost our region’s young people to the creative jobs of tomorrow.

 

We will introduce you to some of the industry’s success stories. You will be inspired by young people and sector leaders, and we’ll help you find the best ways to support your young people into creative work.

 

You’ll be joined by other teachers, careers advisors, parents, community organisations, education leaders and policymakers. You will get hot-off-the-press news about Creative Careers week, planned for November 2019, and meet those who work in the creative industries in our special marketplace.

 

We know the future can seem dauting. But we believe the next generation can thrive in the Creative Industries.  Join us to find out how.

 

Speaker Line Up:

 

Phil Douglas - Dance City, Creative Producer

 

Sharon Paterson - NECP lead and Associate Director of Culture and Engagement at Teesside University 

 

Sara Whybrew - Creative & Cultural Skills, Programme Director (England) 

 

Sarah Gregory - Creative Industries Federation, Creative Careers Programme Lead 

 

Dominic Lusardi - Director of Annimersion

 

Kay Greyson - Performer 

 

Ellen Johnson - Creative Apprentice at Culture Bridge North East

 

City Of Dreams - Creating Young Champions, Finding Creative Pathways

 

Where possible please book tickets individually or provide names for all attendees.

Do you have questions about Creative Industries - Next Generation? Contact North East Culture Partnership

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Dance City
Temple Street
NE1 4BR Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 8 October 2019 from 14:30 to 17:00 (BST)


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North East Culture Partnership

The North East Culture Partnership (NECP) are the organisation responsible for the Case of Culture (C4C), a visionary strategy for regional cultural growth.

NECP consists of the twelve Local Authorities, the region’s five universities, colleges, the North East Chamber of Commerce, individuals from the sector and representatives of Historic England and Arts Council England, working together to champion, promote and support the arts and heritage sectors in the region and internationally.

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