Are you aged 14 to 21 years old, creative and interested in learning more about working in the arts?

We will be running free sessions/workshops in the gallery every Tuesday, 5pm to 7pm.

No experience is required and it is suitable for anyone who would like to learn more about art, be an artist or work in the arts.

As part of this you will:

Learn new and creative skills including but not limited to print-making and photography

Meet new friends who share your interest in art

Meet and learn from arts professionals about different art careers

Get direct work experience of working in an art gallery

Learn how to create and run a workshop

Curate exhibitions both at the gallery and at the Central Library

Have the chance to use digital technologies to promote your projects

Work first-hand with local artists including experimental print maker Jo Ford and sound artist Joe Beedles & international artists as part of CFCCA’s International Artist in Residence exchanges

Work towards your Arts Award Bronze – a nationally recognised qualification which counts towards your record of achievement and can be used in University & College applications

If you are interested in signing up and would like to find out more please email us on or phone 0161 832 7271 and ask for Abi.

To register please download the form here and return by email to

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