South East Creatives (SECCADS)
Supporting Creative Businesses in Eastbourne
South East Creatives is a business development programme supporting growing creative practices working in Essex, East Sussex or Kent. The programme is for creative, cultural or digital businesses looking to cultivate their knowledge and broaden their professional network.
Towner is delighted to be one of two Cultural Hubs in East Sussex alongside De La Warr Pavilion.
There are a number of offers that creative businesses can benefit from through this programme, including Workshops & Mentoring and Grants. In addition, South East Creatives have a developing Local Offer aimed at helping the creative economy.
How do creative businesses apply?
You can fill in the South East Creatives eligibility form online.
After your eligibility is confirmed, you will be directed to your Local Co-Ordinator, Marina Norris, to discuss your requirements.
The current crisis
South East Creatives is continuing through the current crisis.
The programme is adapting by:
- Streamlining the Grants process
- Moving Workshops & Mentoring online
- Providing free webinars for creative businesses
Locally in East Sussex:
- Working with the Creative Hubs (Towner Eastbourne and De La Warr Pavilion) to support the local creative economy
- Collaborating with local partner organisations to provide further support
- Offering free webinars for the creative industries
Find out more
For more about the Programme, visit the South East Creatives website, stay up-to-date with the latest developments by following South East Creatives on Instagram or Twitter, or email your Local Co-Ordinator, Marina Norris.
South East Creatives (SECCADS) is part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund Programme 2014 to 2020. The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government is the managing authority for the European Regional Development Fund Programme, which is one of the funds established by the European Commission to help local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support local businesses and create jobs.
For more information visit southeastcreatives.co.uk