Information and advice for artists

Creative LeicesterShire

Creative LeicesterShire supports small arts, design and media businesses in Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland. Our main focus is on sole traders and freelancers. All our services are free of charge.

The offer

We send out information to a database of over 2000 businesses locally.

This is in the form of a monthly email bulletin full of information on networking, funding, jobs, commissions, skills, places to work and training. We also hold ongoing information on our Creative LeicesterShire website (

We give one-to-one advice

Our business advice and counselling is free for up to 15 hours with support from a business advisor. Please email [email protected].

We provide informal training sessions

Our programme of training events and seminars focuses on creative sector issues like intellectual property, music distribution and publishing. We also do some generic events on key skills, for example; marketing, legal issues, financial management.

We run networking events

Our networking events bring together small creative companies and freelancers locally to learn and meet potential collaborators.

To find out more and to sign up to the ebulletin go to the Creative LeicesterShire website (

We help businesses to reach their local markets by supporting and creating showcases to do so. We also manage two online directories of businesses:

Last updated: ‎09/06/2020 08:48‎