Get Creative

Get Creative is a campaign run by a group of cultural organisations to celebrate and support the everyday creativity happening in homes and public spaces. From guerrilla gardening in your street to paint by numbers in your local library, via nail art, yarn bombing and singing in a choir we’re building an actively creative UK that caters for everyone of every age, background and ability.

Get Creative aims to inspire people to try something new at home or at a Get Creative event and to encourage people to share their own examples of everyday creativity. The campaign works with Get Creative Champions to create participatory events that are accessible for everyone and to develop local networks that create new collaborations and relationships.


Get Creative Festival 2019 dates

Get Creative Festival 2019

From 11 - 19 May 2019, the Get Creative Festival will see people coming together to be creative in their local community. Building on the success of the 2018 festival, which saw us merge our own Voluntary Arts Festival with Get Creative to make a huge new annual event.

Visit the dedicated Get Creative Festival website to find out how to get involved and access free toolkits and templates to help promote your event.

Get Creative Festival took place from 17 - 25 March 2018 with a staggering 1,422 events taking place across the UK. You can catch up on some of the highlights of the nine day celebration on the BBC Arts website.

Get Creative Festival


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If you have any other questions about the campaign, please email [email protected].

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