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Solihull CEP hosts an annual Creative Careers Event for young people and emerging professionals to explore career opportunities in the creative sector.

Featuring workshops, panel discussions and exciting performances, this year, we are offering 2 options for joining us:

Tuesday 30th April​

The Core Theatre

10am - 2:30pm - Schools Booking

Are you a school or college in Solihull and want to find a way to explore creative careers with your GCSE or A-Level Students? Want to find a way to boost your Gatsby Benchmarks?

Reserve up to 15 places to take part in our day time event for FREE!

Featuring a panel of industry experts from across Film, TV, Visual Arts and Performing Arts, including:

  • Jasmine Gardosi - Birmingham Poet Laureate

  • Emma Riley - Production Executive, Shine TV

  • Cheryl Jones - Director, Grand Union Gallery

  • Daniel Alexander - TV & Film Director, Daniel Alexander Films

  • Kamaljit Suman - Director, Art At The Heart

  • Birmingham Hippodrome

  • ACE Dance & Music

  • Graffwerk

  • ...And More!

Email us at to book your places

6- 7:30pm - Open Access Event

Are you a young person interested in a career in the creative industries?

Join Solihull Cultural Education Partnership (CEP) in an action packed evening to discover where a creative career might take you. Find out about the range of roles and career pathways, how to get into the creative and cultural industries, and where to go for further information and opportunities to kickstart your journey.

We will be joined by a panel of exciting industry professionals from across Media, Film and TV, Performing Arts and Visual Arts, who will share their own advice and individual journeys to success. This event will also feature an exciting surprise performance from one of our panel that you won't want to miss!

Our evening panel Includes:

  • Ben Ballin, Theatre in Education Specialist, Big Brum TIE

  • Elizabeth J Birch, Freelance Musician

  • Kamaljit Suman, Director of Art At The Heart CIC

  • Lewis Clements, Promo Director for Channel 4

  • Martha Harrison, Founder of Calico Theatre

  • Noel Dunne, CEO of Creative Alliance

  • Sabra Khan Executive Director of SAMPAD

To Book your free tickets, visit The Core Website: 

Last year, over 100 young people joined us at The Core Theatre to explore creative careers. This event was in collaboration with Creative Alliance, and funded by Arts Connect.

Schools/ Colleges who took part

Check out the video!

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Check out the visual minutes

By Foolsize Theatre

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This event is one of nine careers events supported by Arts Connect as part of national careers week (6th-11th March).

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