Take a look at STEP – a twelve month paid internship where you will be paired with two east London creative organisations to gain experience in diverse areas of the industry. If successful you will undertake two six month internships.
The basics: you will need to be:
Resident in one of these East London boroughs: Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Newham and Waltham Forest.
18-30 year olds
Ambitious to work in the arts and creative industries
if you want to make it in the arts or creative industries!
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poetry with bite – is an organisation for performance poetry and the
spoken word organising masterclasses, workshops and development events to help performance poets develop their work. The site also includes resources.
Africa & Asia Venture‘s project offers exposure to and experience of both ‘first’ and developing world China. Starting with a four-week home-stay and Mandarin course in the affluent city of Hangzhou you will then move to The Thousand Island Lakes area where you will be teaching English to impoverished children.
Not just gap years, China and teaching!
AV also offer Art, Drama, Music and Dance; Community work; and Sports coaching as volunteering and summer projects in India, Nepal, Thailand, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda.
Writers room (BBC) – support and encouragement for writers – includes a guide to scriptwriting, script library to browse of BBC TV, radio and film scripts and a blog
Spread the Word – London’s writer development agency, curating a programme of workshops, masterclasses, and engagement projects and nurturing long-term relationships with writers to bring on talented new voices
Writers & Artists – industry advice for writers including information on preparing for submitting material, how to find a literary agent, self-publishing, advice after publication and a writer’s toolkit