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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...

The Creative Dimension Trust 2020 Workshop Programme

The Creative Dimension Trust is excited to share this year's new and diverse programme of workshop opportunities for Spring and Summer. The Creative Dimension Trust (TCDT) offers fine craft skills to 14-18 year olds with exceptional talent and potential. The courses are taught by craft specialists who are acknowledged leaders in their professions. The goal is to learn, experiment, gain confidence, take inspiration from the best, and have exposure to career opportunities.   The new 2020 brochure lists the Spring Saturday and Summer five-day workshops, and describes the...

Furniture and Wood Working at Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace once again hosted one of The Creative Dimension Trust's many workshops. TCDT students had the unique opportunity to learn some of the core skills needed in  furniture and wood working careers, direct from some of the best people in the industry. Video courtesy of Royal Family. [video width="1080" height="1080" mp4="https://thecreativedimension.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/The-CDT_Penny-.mp4"][/video]...

Student gains experience working at State Banquet for Buckingham Palace

One of our past students, Ilia Chakarov, was recently given the fantastic opportunity to work at the State Banquet that took place at Buckingham Palace in June 2019. Ilia talks below about his experience: Having worked and helped out at the Silver Pantry in Buckingham Palace has taught me many new things which I can benefit from regarding my future projects, things like correctly preserving and maintaining a proper polish on precious metals or learning how to correctly organise tableware for an event. Probably the...