Part-time jobs, free training and support for young people in Wigan

... to develop the skills and confidence for a creative career.

Are you looking for a job or free training in Wigan?

Maybe you’ve just finished school or college and haven’t decided what you want to do next.

Do you enjoy being creative? This could be making your own YouTube videos, sharing photos on Instagram, or writing your own songs, and loads more.

Are you aged 16-25 and based in Wigan?
If you answered...


then come along to our FREE Curious Works workshops and events to find out if a creative job is for you.

What is Curious Works?

Curious Works is a new project helping the young people of Wigan to: 

What does it involve?

Boost your confidence and learn new skills with our Skills Masterclasses.

Find out what a creative career could look like for you at our Creative Careers Event.

Get paid work experience with a flexible part time job with an arts organisation in Wigan.

Discover new talents and skills as a Young Producer for the Curious Works event.

What else do I need to know?

  • The Masterclasses and Producer activities will take place on Thursdays from October 2024, in Wigan town centre (exact location to be announced).
  • Public transport costs will be reimbursed on the day for anything you attend. We'll need to see your ticket. If taxis are your only transport option, please speak to us beforehand.
  • Lunch will usually be provided. When it isn't lunch costs up to £5 will be reimbursed on the day for anything you attend. Keep your receipts please!
  • There will be a Peer Mentor at each activity. Their job will be to help you get the most out of the session, understand what’s happening and give any extra support needed.
  • There are no requirements for previous qualifications, like GCSE maths and English. All sessions will be delivered in plain-English and accessible to anyone with spoken English skills.
  • There is no dress code. Come as you are.
  • We are absolutely committed to making all activities inclusive and accessible to everyone. Please let us know what we can do to help you take part.

How do I get involved?

This project is all about learning whether you like something or not. There’s no pressure to love or hate your experience. Just come along and find out what works for you.
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