We have compiled a list of websites that you might find helpful in your creative career. They are focussed on national networks & support providers. The list will keep growing, have you got one to add? Let us know.
General Information & Networking
A resource for anyone that wants to work in a creative career, promoting jobs, advice articles and blogs from practitioners in the creative sector.
Join a local movement to meet other arts professionals and work to articulate, champion and strengthen the role of culture in our society.
An online news and jobs magazine of the culture industry.
Delivering a quality news and information service that will help you get the most out of your professional practice.
Organises monthly talks, workshops and networking opportunities for young cultural professionals in and around London.
A mental health charity that provides support for arts professionals across the creative industries
Interviews with a large range of professionals and industry organisations that allow you to explore the stories of those in the arts, cultural and creative industries, from administrators to artistic directors.
Dive in and explore articles that will lead you on a journey through the subject areas of art, design, media and communication, fashion and performing arts. Produced by University of the Arts London.
Bringing together careers information and opportunities from creative organisations in one explorable directory.
A go-to website for all the latest jobs, news and opportunities provided by Arts Council England.
An independent charity that provides careers advice and guidance, promotes apprenticeships, and delivers activities for young people through the National Skills Academy network of industry and education supporters.
A career guidance and planning programme that supports young people from age 15 to 23 through comprehensive, personalised and impartial services both in the UK and internationally.
The strategic skills body that works with employers, individuals, trade associations, unions, etc. to ensure that the Creative Industries have continued access to the skills and talent they require.
The UK's media and entertainment trade union
A new professional network for early-career fundraisers in the cultural sector.
The KING of arts funding in England.
The public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland.
Funding and events organiser that focuses on visual artists
Funding of arts industries in Wales
Dedicated to breaking barriers to the creative industries and making it easier for you to get your foot in the door!
An online community for people who work in and around music education projects in the UK.
Providing a network for musicians in Cornwall
Working in partnership to strengthen the music sector, bridge gaps in provision and deliver landmark music programmes.
A service for musicians that helps with the fair payment of royalties and copyright of their music.
Licensing service that ensures those who invest their time, talent and money to make recorded music are fairly paid for their work.
A website for theatre careers information and opportunities.
A website listing all the courses available at UK Drama Schools.
A platform for theatre-goers, containing news, jobs, and opportunities.
A brilliant website for young people and theatre practitioners filled with handy resources.
The UK trade union for professional performers and creative practitioners
A charity and membership organisation who campaign on behalf of the theatre industry to ensure legislation is appropriate to the industry’s needs.
NYAT is working hard to broaden the horizons of talented young people from disadvantaged backgrounds by helping them access opportunities, training and financial support including bursaries.
The trade association for stage managers, providing advocacy and support.
The professional body representing all those who work or are interested in the creation of lighting, video & projection design for live performance and events.
Provides a community for uk theatre sound professionals and students.
The professional trade organisation for stage directors across the UK.
The UK's leading theatre and performing arts membership organisation.
Comprehensive coverage of the art of graphic design, 3D, animation, video, effects, web and interactive design.
A free to use and advert free way for anyone to blog or set up a showcase of their work.
A platform for international contemporary art exhibitions and events.
A London-based networking group created to foster connections for creative and visual arts professionals.
Represents and supports a diverse and vibrant visual arts ecology, embracing a broad range of artistic and curatorial practice across the nine English regions.
The largest artists’ membership organisation in the UK with over 22,000 members.
A forum for existing and new independent arts managers, artists, administrators, producers, promoters, programmers, consultants and agents working across the subsidised and commercial arts sectors in the UK.
A meeting point of organisations whose primary role is the development of dance in the context of presenting, programming and commissioning.
Offers a wealth of dance participation and education to local communities in Essex and its neighbouring counties.
The sector support organisation leading the way to a stronger, more vibrant and diverse dance sector.
Offers a direct way of supporting and connecting West London based dance artists.