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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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Creative Careers

Creative Careers are sessions aimed at young creatives or those aspiring to work in the arts or creative industries.

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Young Jazz Big Band

Work with musicians from London and New York, develop your big band playing skills and perform at the Barbican Centre

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Young Photographers

Focus your ideas, capture your talent, develop your knowledge and be part of the big picture

Barbican Young Poet 2016-2017 Celestina Rowaiye

Young Poets

Produce fresh, raw and relevant work in the company of other passionate voices who love the written and spoken word

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Young Programmers

Share your love for the silver screen and turn your passion into practice by curating, marketing and delivering your own film festival

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Young Reviewers

Get access to the Barbican’s cross arts events and share your thoughts with our online audiences

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Young Songwriters

Get your music and lyrics in front of professional musicians to help craft and shape your work

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Young Visual Arts Group

Take advantage of all the art on offer at the Barbican and develop your approach to and understanding of visual art within a group that shares your passion