What is Culture+?

Culture+ is a free programme of activities that supports artists, creatives, arts and cultural organisations to thrive in Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole.


We do this through workshops, talks and mentoring professionals. We are also developing a series of toolkits and resources to enable creatives to develop their businesses.


Now until October 2019


How I started my freelance career as a composer | Grace Hancock

Meet Dorset-based composer Grace Hancock. We recently caught up with Grace to talk about how she started out, successfully balancing a career in music, and the “absolutely addictive” nature of writing songs to be sung…

Dorset illustrator Octavia Bromell lands Adobe Creative Residency 2019

We talk with Dorset based illustrator Octavia Bromell about life as a freelancer, her mental health awareness advocacy and her first days as the only UK Adobe Creative Resident for 2019.

Free Workshops

How to Respond to a Creative Brief

20 June | 16:00 – 20:00

How to Sell Online: Instagram, Pinterest, Etsy

25 June | 10:30 – 15:30

Free Template

How to brief an illustrator

How to brief an illustrator

A guide and template on how to brief illustrator or designer to help you create a professional look for your business.

How To

Website Quick Fixes

Website Quick Fixes

If you already have a website but know it isn’t quite getting the traffic you want, here are some quick fixes to consider so your website can work better for you.

What is Vlogging?

What is Vlogging?

Vlogging can be a great way to engage with your online audience and find new followers.