Sunday, 28 January 2018

Creative Future newsletter

Here is the latest Creative Future newsletter for my followers to peruse:


January 2018


Tight Modern 2018 Winners’ Tour 

A national showcase of artists from under-represented backgrounds, including experiences of mental health, disability or isolating social circumstances.

This year's digitally-projected exhibition features fifteen artists-prizewinners and 'wild cards' from last year's Tight Modern competition-a 'best of the best' competition.  Artists chosen by curators and the general public will win prestigious arts development prizes. 

Creative Future Literary Awards Project Manager Job Vacancy

Hours: 24 hours (3 days) a week
Deadline: Sunday 7th January  9pm
Interviews: Monday 15th January

Creative Future seeks an experienced arts administrator and programmer to organize and deliver the Creative Future Literary Awards (CFLA) ( - an annual high profile literary awards competition & event showcasing the UK's most talented under-represented writers.  If you would like to work for an enterprising arts charity in a small informal office based in Brighton download the job pack.

Meet the Writer: Alan Morrison

Thursday, 18th January, 2-3pm
New Writing South

This series showcases under-represented writers and artists and how they got their work ‘out there’.

Alan Morrison is the author of several critically acclaimed poetry collections which include A Tapestry of Absent Sitters (Waterloo Press, 2009), Keir Hardie Street (Smokestack Books, 2010), Captive Dragons (Waterloo Press, 2011), Blaze a Vanishing/The Tall Skies (Waterloo Press, 2013), Shadows Waltz Haltingly (Lapwing, 2015) and Tan Raptures (Smokestack Books, 2017). He is editor of The Recusant (

Developing Confidence: Creative Coaching 

Thursday, 25th January, 10am-5pm
New Writing South

Drawing on a mix of discussion, creative exercises and reflection, this workshop is designed to develop the tools and strategies to see us through situations where we may not feel confident – from reading out loud to meetings to interviews.

Editing and Preparing Your Work for Submission

Wednesday, 31st January, 1-4pm
New Writing South

Get your work ready for publication or competitions. Learn the art of editing, redrafting and polishing, increasing your chances of success. This workshop will show you how to get work ready for submission via a series of fun exercises.

Meet The Arts Organisations

Tuesday 6th February, 1-3pm 
Venue: Conference Room, Community Base, 113 Queens Road, BN1 3XG

A free event for artists looking to broaden their knowledge of available arts opportunities.
There’s so many opportunities and creative development activities out there. Do you know about them all? Come to this informal event and meet the South East’s arts organisations

Art Drop In

Wednesdays 3, 17, 31 Jan, 14, 28 Feb, 14, 28 March, 11 April, 3:30pm-5:30pm
Cornerstone Community Centre, Church Road, Hove, BN3 2FL

Art 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 exploring a wide range of different artistic processes including drawing, mono printing, collage and acrylic painting.
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Creative Future provide information about services and opportunities for under-represented artists and writers.

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Creative Future
Creative Future, Community Base
113 Queens Road
Brighton, Eng BN1 3XG
United Kingdom


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