Creative Economy

The GPLD Creative Economy team are developing and supporting pilot projects during 2019:

Fresh Perspective

Young people trying and testing creative ways to include and represent younger voices in their area, through culture.

Watch This Space

A pilot project to experiment and test different spaces and what cultural and creative things can happen within them.

A Future for Culture

A professional development programme supporting arts & heritage organisations to include young people in decision making around cultural programming and development.


A creative residential weekend for emerging practitioners to develop ideas, skills, knowledge, confidence and networks. Inspiring the next stage of their creative career.

Collective North 

A community of creatives and arts professionals using Slack to connect, share information and collaborate.

Connecting People