What is Culture+?
Culture+ is a free programme of activities that supports artists, creatives, arts and cultural organisations to thrive in Dorset, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. From March 2017 to October 2019. Funded by the Arts Council England (ACE) and European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
We do this through workshops, talks and mentoring professionals. We are also developing a series of toolkit and resources to enable creatives to develop their businesses.
What did it achieve?
We supported more than 450 artists and arts organisations from across the region to develop. From our support some become a business, some were able to gain further funding, and others develop new products to offer to their customer.
70% of the creatives who attended our workshops felt that they have considerably increased their knowledge.
60 % of the creatives said that they are more confident because our workshops.
Meet Noraay,Lyricist, Vocalist, Artist and Song Writer, Culture+ Client
Meet Sarah Hough, a visual artist, Culture+ Client
Meet Dan Baker, a Musician Entrepreneur, Culture+ Programme Client
Meet Octavia Bromell, an illustrator, Culture+ Client
Meet Suzette Knight, ceramist from Bournemouth, Culture+ Client
PEDAS turn into an organisation with the help of Culture+
Here is a simple guide to setting up and using Pinterest to raise your online profile and attract new audiences to your creative business or practice.
How to set up and use your Instagram business profile for artists and creatives to raise your profile online and attract new customers and clients.
A simple guide to setting up and managing a Facebook Business page profile for artists, creative businesses and social enterprises.
In this article, we will walk through the basic steps you need to take to set up and use your own Twitter account for your creative business or practice.
A comprehensive guide to free online resources available on our website for artists, creatives and cultural organisations.
What to do when you don’t have good images for your story? Commission an illustrator.