About Creative West Sussex
What is Creative West Sussex?
Creative West Sussex is an online network for the Arts & Creative community in West Sussex.
The site is coordinated by West Sussex Arts Partnership, and is a free online resource that allows anyone within the Arts & Creative community in West Sussex to showcase work, share latest news, events and projects, and network with others.
The site showcases West Sussex's creative community, connecting producers and consumers of the arts & creative industries.
Register with the Site
If you're a creative of any kind, be it an artist, producer, creative organisation, creative business or venue, you can create a profile page and showcase your work to others in West Sussex and beyond. Simply head to the link marked 'Join' at the top of the page, and click 'My Space' to begin creating your profile.
Of course you don't have to publish content to the site to join. You can still post comments, rate content and interact with the creative community here, or even share a profile you like with your friends via Twitter or Facebook. You'll also have the option to receive our newsletter packed with the best creative content each week.
Here are a few key features of the site available to users:
Directory – profile pages for artists, organisations, creative individuals, businesses or venues, listed in a dynamic, searchable directory covering the whole of the Arts & Creative community, from artists to festivals, web designers, poets, musicians, galleries, architects and theatre companies to name a few.
News – each profile page can add news, events, space listings and opportunities to the site, which are fed directly to users via the website and the newsletter.
Events – a dynamic events listings area of the site allows users to easily find events matching their individual areas of interest and location. Try clicking 'map view' to see the results on a map, or search by postcode to find events near you!
Spaces – an area dedicated to creative space listings, whether that be studio space, commercial or community venues, galleries, theatre or creative making space.
Opportunities – jobs, voluntary opportunities, training, project opportunities and commissions, all posted directly by the Arts & Creative community.
Media – all the images, videos and audio files uploaded by users can be found under the media section.
Interact – this page contains a link to our Facebook group for Creative West Sussex, which a great place for the local creative community to chat, share inspiration, ask questions, get feedback on creative projects and network with others.
Newsletter – Each week the latest postings to the site will be compiled into a newsletter for registered users of the site. Make sure to click 'receive newsletter' in your account settings to make sure you're signed up!