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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...

New Online Summer Holiday Workshops

We are pleased to announce a series of brand new summer workshops that will be hosted online this July and August. Home Eco-Fashion Face Mask Upcycling with Jose Hendo Penwork with Rian Kanduth Tattoo Inspired Hand Embroidered Motif with Amy Burt Weave It! Weave It! with Claire Whelan Designing and Painting a Grisaille Panel or Frieze with Sarah Hocombe Introduction to Illustration and Painting with Rene Gonzalez Geometric Drawing with Adam Williamson Stencilling with Sarah Hocombe   Interested in a workshop? To find out more and to...

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...

New Online Workshops

The Creative Dimension Trust are very excited to announce that from Friday 3rd April we will be running brand new online workshops! The Creative Dimension Trust won’t let COVID-19 stop your creative development, learning, and fun. We all need to stay positive, engaged, and motivated. TCDT has been busy organising an exciting range of online workshops, including Puppet Making, Mask Making and Architectural Paper Folding, that will start from Friday 3rd April 2020. You’ll be able to keep learning while at home from the best craft specialists and artists in the UK....

New Work Experience Opportunities

We are pleased to announce that two brand new work experience opportunities will be offered to our students and alumni (aged over 16) during 2020; Jewellery Making with Paul Ravn and Gilding Conservation with Rian Kanduth.   Paul Ravn is an expert jeweller, fellow of the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths’ and former staff member at the London Metropolitan University Jewellery School, the Cass. During a week long placement, students will spend time with Paul at his Forest Hill, London studio, learning the craft of jewellery making.   For students...

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.   ...

2019 Creative Dimension Trust Annual Award for Outstanding Achievement

Jay Patel’s journey with The Creative Dimension Trust began in 2016 when his A-level tutor encouraged him to apply for an upcoming stone working workshop. Jay saw this as an exciting new opportunity and happily accepted the offer. Since then, Jay has attended many more courses, including etching and sign writing and volunteered as an assistant tutor at the ‘From Dream to Product’ workshop. Jay has proved to be a tremendous ambassador for The Creative Dimension Trust and is a valued member of The Trust...

2019 Collaboration Unveiling: ‘Supernature’

On the 18th of November 2019, The Creative Dimension Trust unveiled their 2019 Collaboration, Supernature - a puppet fashion show, during an exciting event at Bonhams Auction House in Mayfair, London.   Introducing the evening, founder and CEO of The Trust, Penny Bendall, said that the collaboration ‘...

Southbank Centre: Creative Careers Day

On Saturday 18th January 2020, Creative Dimension Trust alumnus, and winner of the 2019 Annual Achievement Award, Jay Patel, was invited to speak to young people at the Southbank Centre Creative Careers Day. During an afternoon of panel discussions, career advice and workshops, students were given the opportunity to discover routes into creative jobs that they might never have known existed. Joining panellists from Frieze Magazine, Hannah Barry Gallery, Bold Tendencies and 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning, Jay spoke about the positive work that the Creative Dimension Trust...