Creative Skill Careers Fair at Cartwright Hall, 6 March

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Bradford Museums & Galleries is hosting a Creative Skills Careers Fair as part of National Careers Week 2024. There are two schools-focused sessions and one session open to students and their parents at the end of the day.

What: Creative Skill Careers Fair  

Where:  Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Lister Park, Bradford

When: 6 March 2024,  between 10am and 4pm


What can students see/do?

Groups will rotate around the following activities:

  • A conversation with a creative practitioner – a chance to find out what it takes to succeed in the creative industries, and a chance to ask all those burning questions.
  • Take part in a short workshop with a creative practitioner – develop your skill set.
  • Visit a range of stalls – meet people from different creative industries and organisations who run creative courses – a chance to find out what they do, what sort of skills you need to do the same work and to consider what your next career steps might be.
  • Look at the inspiring new exhibition by photographer Shy Burhan – Women in Uniform, showcasing the district’s women in a wide range of careers and reading their motivating stories.

School sessions must be pre-booked. They can accommodate up to 90 pupils per session.

AM session – 10am-11.45am (arrival from 9.45am),

PM Session 12.30pm – 2pm (arrive from 12.15pm)

To book your places email


Students will be in groups of 30 to rotate around the activities so if you are bringing less pupils than this they may be asked to join another small group.

To book your place, please email


There is also a public session for pupils and parents from 3pm - 4pm. No booking is required but will be first come first served for workshops and conversation sessions


Confirmed stalls include:

  • British Library
  • School of Rock
  • Bradford College
  • Kala Sangam
  • Pinc

Learn more on our webpage.




Published: 16/02/2024
Audience: All
Contact: Heather Millard

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