We support and encourage people to be creative in their everyday lives.

Find Funding

Discover the latest funding opportunities for your creative group or organisation.

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Creative Lives Awards

Winners announced!


Author: Adam Warren

Join our Creative Networks

Make new connections at our series of friendly online get-togethers. All welcome!

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Creative Lives On Air

Our exciting partnership with BBC Local Radio stations across the country


Author: Adam Warren

Creative Citizens

Our tailored package designed to help local authorities engage with their creative community

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Making Music Q&A

Discover the advice, inspiration and money-saving benefits they offer music groups


Author: Kelly Donaldson

Download our free resources

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Our free essential guidance, written in plain English, to help you run your creative group.

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Local creative groups

Creativity Map

Find a group near you or add yours to the map

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  • Artspace

    Worcester-based multi-arts group Read more

  • Ayr Choral Union

    A friendly and enthusiastic choir of about 80 members based in Ayr, Scotland Read more

Our publications

Our publications

Research, reports and celebrations of everyday creativity

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Stories of creativity

Get inspired

Spotlighting the joy and benefits of everyday creativity

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  • Abbey Theatre Club

    Read how the Arbroath-based drama group used a microgrant from Creative Lives to get back on stage. Read more

  • Trans Folke

    The story behind Folkestone-based arts & crafts group for the local trans community Read more