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2021 Creative Dimension Trust Annual Award for Outstanding Achievement

The Creative Dimension Trust is delighted to announce this year’s winner of the Annual Award for Outstanding Achievement, Ellie Harrison. Ellie found The Creative Dimension Trust by happy accident in 2019 and attended her first workshop, ‘From Dream to Product’, at Zone Creations that same year. Since then, Ellie has participated in a further 12 workshops, saying that they have “...

Celebrating Six Years of The Creative Dimension Trust

On the 28th of September 2021, Bonhams Auction House in Mayfair, London, hosted a very special night to celebrate six years of The Creative Dimension Trust.   Introducing the evening, founder and CEO of TCDT, Penny Bendall, expressed how pleased she was that, despite the disruption of the global pandemic in 2020 and 2021, The Creative Dimension has been able to continue its forward progress. Thanking the hard work, creativity and enthusiasm of all of those involved in making the workshops happen, Penny confirmed that since the...

2021 Student Collaboration at Fortnum & Mason

The Creative Dimension Trust is delighted to share that for over two weeks from 6th September 2021, work created by its students was on display within one of Fortnum & Mason’s windows in London Piccadilly.   The window display for Fortnum & Mason was designed by TCDT Trustee Simon Costin. Simon Costin’s work as a set designer brings the creativity of art installation to editorial and fashion shows alike. He has collaborated with Alexander McQueen on his own line and McQueen's Givenchy ready to ready-to-wear and haute...

The Goldsmiths’ Centre & TCDT Partnership

The Goldsmiths’ Centre has been a proud supporter of The Creative Dimension Trust (TCDT), on behalf of the Goldsmiths’ Company Charity, since 2017.   Recently Rae Gellel, from the Goldmsiths' Centre, wrote a fabulous piece on the history of the partnership. In the article, former TCDT student Teyha Hall speaks of her experience with the Goldsmiths' Centre Foundation Programme, which she discovered after taking part in a Creative Dimension Trust workshop in the summer of 2018.   "The Trust introduced me to all the different career paths in the industry and...

TCDT Accreditation Scheme

In 2021 The Creative Dimension Trust will be launching a new accreditation scheme.   There are few opportunities for school students to develop and demonstrate hand skills, despite there being a broad range of career opportunities which rely on visual acuity, excellent hand-eye coordination and the ability to translate two-dimensional information into three-dimensional outcomes. Examples of such careers include those which have conventionally been thought of as academic/professional (medicine, dentistry, architecture and engineering) as well as those within the creative industries (conservation, model-making and prop-making).   The aim of...

TCDT Alumni Committee

The Creative Dimension Trust alumnus, and winner of the 2019 Annual Award for Outstanding Achievement, Jay Patel writes below about the launch of The Trust's new Alumni Committee.     Established in late 2020, The Creative Dimension Trust (TCDT) Alumni Committee has been formed from a panel of aspiring individuals who have had their own unique journeys through TCDT. Our aim as a committee is to reach out and celebrate the many great achievements of our alumni after their time at TCDT. We also aim to form a community...

My Creative Career

The Creative Dimension Trust charity launches My Creative Career. My Creative Career is a series of Q&A’s with leading makers and designers. Fashion designer Roksanda Ilincic, perfumer Lyn Harris and spatial designer Robert Storey, amongst others, spend time answering questions posed by students and alumni of TCDT. Our creative guests will share what they have learnt along their own personal route to success with young people wanting to forge a creative career.   My Creative Career will help to inspire 14 – 19-year olds and to illustrate that...

Meet Our Tutors

The Creative Dimension Trust has enlisted an impressive host of very talented, award winning tutors to lead our exciting workshops. Find out more about the tutors leading our brand new series of online summer workshops this July and August below.   Jose Hendo is a Ugandan-born British eco-sustainable designer who takes a fresh approach to fashion design, challenging the throwaway culture. Founder of the José Hendo brand, Bark To The Roots (B2TR) initiative and the R^3 Campaign, Jose Hendo has won multiple awards. She promotes the use of...

Online Tutorials Are Now Live

The Creative Dimension Trust are very excited to announce that our new Online Workshops will be posted to our website 24 hours after the live session! On Friday 3rd April 2020, The Creative Dimension Trust hosted our first online workshop: Puppet Making with Sian Kidd. During her first workshop, students followed along as Sian showed them how to make a cheeky little puppet out of cardboard, a toilet paper roll and string. We are happy to announce that all of our online workshops will be recorded...

Workshops Now Open to 14-19 Year Olds

The Creative Dimension Trust is excited to announce that our workshops are now open to 14-19 year olds! Looking for pathways towards careers working with your hands? We have some amazing opportunities for you!   Visit the Upcoming Workshops page to find out more and to apply.   ...

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