Creative Industries at Waterside

What's on?

Artist development at Waterside is delivered through Creative Industries Trafford (CIT) which was established when the venue first opened in 2004.

The project presents a year-round programme of workshops, networking events, talks and masterclasses from leading artists and industry professionals across a number of fields including literature, visual arts, theatre-making and animation.

Our programme includes the Northern Lights Writers Conference, Meet The Puppet Masters animation conference, along with Breaking Ground for theatre-makers, the Curator Incubator initiative and short courses for writers.

CIT events and opportunities are open to all regardless of their location. Most events can be booked online (via links below), though events with an application process can only be booked via Waterside's box office.

To sign up to our mailing list, access exclusive PDFs, artists' profiles and podcasts, see our main website at creativeindustriestrafford.net

For news and opportunities, follow us on Twitter - @CITrafford

For enquiries, please email cit@watersidearts.org

The project is supported by Arts Council England and Trafford Council. We support fair fees and copyright retention for artists.

Image © Emma Lloyd 2012.

Writers Group

Writers Group

Led by poet Amy McCauley, these two hour creative writing workshops are open to all, and aim to facilitate new ...

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Breaking Ground

Breaking Ground

Breaking Ground is our showcase of four of the region’s emerging and innovative theatre-makers, companies & performers as they break ...

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Queer on Screen

Queer on Screen

Addressing the inequalities in representation for LGBTQ+, people of colour and queer characters in TV, film, theatre and radio.

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Raze Up: Network

Raze Up: Network

Join Raze and other queer performers to hear from award-winning queer artists and find out what’s going on in your ...

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Writers' Group

Writers' Group

Our regular creative writing workshops are open to all; featuring reading and discussion, guided writing exercises, free writing time, and ...

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Animates Network

Animates Network

A new bi-monthly event, with guests speakers and opportunities for animators, featuring short talks, inspiration and insight from experts in ...

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Writers' Group

Writers' Group

Our regular creative writing workshops are open to all; featuring reading and discussion, guided writing exercises, free writing time, and ...

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