Creative Wakefield


Creative Wakefield help develop a skilled, inclusive and innovative creative sector across our district and beyond. 

Support for Creative Businesses

Free to join, our growing network facilitates better connectivity within the creative industries and beyond. By becoming a network member, you will be regularly invited to Creative Wakefield gatherings and can promote your services for free via our Creative Directory. You will also get exclusive free access to our Resource Directory where you can find lots of practical resources to get the best out of your business.

We also connect creative practitioners and businesses with skills programmes, jobs and opportunities providing tools for growth. All programmes are free or subsidised wherever possible.

Support for Other Businesses

All businesses can benefit from creative thinking and skills. The Creative Wakefield Network is made up of talented creative professionals to meet all your business needs. Use our Creative Directory to find local illustrators, web designers, event planners, creative producers, videographers, set designers and more! 

If you need help hiring someone to bring creative flair to your business—whether on a one-off freelance basis or as a full-time team member we can support you with Free advertising of your role 

Things Creative Wakefield help with:

Signposting to practical resources that will meet your business needs, including:Writing briefs for creative commissions;

  • Advising on current and fair freelance rates 
  • Recommending local individuals and organisations from our Network who can meet your creative needs
  • Access to our audience of over 1000 local creative sole-traders and businesses

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