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Have your say about the future of the creative sector in South Essex. What do we need? Where is our untapped potential? How do we make it happen? How can we work together? Your input is vital. Join the conversation, take the survey.

ASELA (the Association of South Essex Local Authorities) has committed to a programme of work to support and grow the Creative Industries across South Essex.

As one of their first actions, they have commissioned a Working Group of 12 artists, designers, makers and arts organisations to find out from our peers these four things:


What the creative sector needs – to create the optimum environment across South Essex to thrive and grow.

Where current opportunities exist centres of expertise, energy, ideas, market opportunities, supply chains, venues and spaces, potential growth.

What is needed to fast-track these opportunitieskey recommendations for actions, focus and investment.

The skills needs and training opportunitiesneeded for the future creative workforce and new models and ideas for how our sector could help deliver.

We’d LOVE you to join in the conversation

If you are an individual artist, freelance creative, micro, small or larger creative business, or if you form part of the supply chain of services to the Creative Industries, your input is vital to ensure we put forward a representative view.


There are a number of opportunities for you to contribute:-

A Short Survey:

Take the Survey – CLICK HERE

Events:

Come to one of our zoom events.  You can hear from creative businesses sharing their 3 Min Wonder presentation on their projects and thoughts, followed by an opportunity to have your say.

Each event focuses on speakers from different areas of South Essex:-


BASILDON, what next for the Creative Industries in South Essex?
Hosted by Bas Arts Index
Tues 2 March: 6pm – 8pm

BOOK HERE (free but booking essential)


THURROCK, what next for the Creative Industries in South Essex?
Hosted by Tilbury on the Thames Trust
Wed 3 March: 4pm – 6pm

BOOK HERE (free but booking essential)


SOUTHEND, what next for the Creative Industries in South Essex?
Hosted by TOMA and The Old Waterworks
Thurs 4 March: 6pm – 8pm

BOOK HERE (free but booking essential)


CASTLE POINT, what next for the Creative Industries in South Essex?
Hosted by Bas Arts Index
Tues 23 March: 4pm – 6pm

BOOK HERE (free but booking essential)

ROCHFORD, what next for the Creative Industries in South Essex?
Hosted by TOMA and The Old Waterworks
Thurs 25 March: 4pm – 6pm

BOOK HERE (free but booking essential)


BRENTWOOD, what next for the Creative Industries in South Essex?
Hosts TBC
Thurs 01 April: 4pm – 6pm

BOOK HERE (free but booking essential)



What next for the Creative Industries in South Essex?