Futures Festival 2019

Various Locations, Carlisle - Brampton Road

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29 - 31 January 2019

The Futures Festival is a three-day event offering Institute of the Arts students and alumni the opportunity to hear from industry professionals, get involved in networking and meet potential employers.

Discovering career opportunities. Learning direct from industry experts. Connecting with potential future employers.

Book your place on My Career Enriched (graduates may need to register here first).

Keep checking back as details of the 2019 programme will be updated below. 

Event Programme
Click on the links below to book your place. 

Tuesday 29 January 2019

Futures Festival Events and Activities:
10am to 11.30am and 12.30pm to 3pm - Conference Zone
10am to 4pm - Business Clinic Drop-In
10am to 4pm - Creative Arts Careers Drop-In

Succeeding as a Creative Professional Sessions:
10.30am to 11.15am - Stand out in the Creative Crowd
11.30am to 12.30pm - Kick Start Your Professional Network

Visiting Speakers:
1pm to 2:30pm - Michael Tierney, Motion Designer 
1pm to 2:30pm- Thomas Dukes, Curator


Wednesday 30 January 2019

Futures Festival Events and Activities:
10am to 4pm - Creative Arts Careers Drop-In
11am to 1pm - UCSU Volunteering Fair

Succeeding as a Creative Professional Sessions:
11.30am to 12.15pm - Creative Confidence

Visiting Speakers:
1pm to 2:30pm- Dave Wharton, Graphic Designer
3pm to 4:30pm- Sara Ogilvie, Illustrator 
3pm to 4:30pm- Matilda Strang, Artist and Curator 

Performances:
5pm to 7pm - Habeas Corpus (Theatre Performance)
8pm to 9.30pm - Paradise Hotel (Theatre Performance)


Thursday 31 January 2019

Futures Festival Events and Activities:

10am to 4pm - Creative Arts Careers Drop-In
10.30am to 10.50am - Funding your Creative Work Experience
11am to 12pm - Graduate Internships Talk and Q&A
11am to 2pm - Creative Arts Graduate Careers Fair 2019
1.30pm to 2.30pm - The Benefits of Joining a Trade Union
4.30pm to 7pm - Creative Industries Social 

Succeeding as a Creative Professional Sessions:
12.15pm to 1pm - Do you have 'bouncebackability'?

Visiting Speakers:
1pm to 2:30pm Arpita Shah, Visual Artist
1pm to 2:30pm Yvette Earl, Illustrator
3pm to 4:30pm Alexander Hetherington, Fine Artist and Curator 
3pm to 4:30pm Bryan Talbot, Writer and Artist of comics, graphic novels and illustrations 

Performances:
5pm to 7pm - Habeas Corpus (Theatre Performance)
8pm to 9.30pm - Paradise Hotel (Theatre Performance)

This event is open to University of Cumbria Students and Graduates.

Event Details

Various Locations, Carlisle - Brampton Road