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Young Creatives

We provide talent development opportunities that give 14 to 25 year olds the skills and confidence needed to progress in today's creative industries

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Young Changemakers

A Young Creatives programme which puts future changemakers at the heart of decision-making processes at the Barbican.

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Young Poets

Produce fresh, raw, and relevant work in the company of others who, like you, are passionately invested in the written and spoken word.

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Young Film Programmers

Transform your passion for film into practice by curating, marketing and delivering the Chronic Youth film festival at the Barbican.

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Young Visual Arts Group

Applications for 22/23 are now closed.

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Creative Careers

Bringing ambitious young creatives together with established thinkers and practitioners in the arts, to build connections and inspire future careers.

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National Open Youth Orchestra