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Creative Industries Saturday Studio

Booking onto this event is restricted by postcode

A series of 5 Saturday studios that provide Year 10 pupils with an opportunity to experience a range of creative subjects which could include, photography, special effects make up, games design, media production, journalism and advertising*. 

There will be a range of activities taking place at  various University of Gloucestershire locations including The Design Centre at Park Campus, The Centre for Photography at Hardwick Campus and The Wilson Gallery in Cheltenham. Pupils will have the chance to use university level equipment (camera’s and photography equipment, theatrical and film materials, virtual reality headsets and games technology, media production equipment including edit suites*) 

For an idea of what the event might be like, please see below to watch the video of last year's Creative Industries Saturday Studio.


Saturday 2 March

Saturday 9 March

Saturday 16 March

Saturday 23 March

Saturday 30 March

(10am - 3pm on all days)

Your child / young person should be able to attend all dates in order to take part in this experience

All sessions will be fully risk assessed and all staff delivering the sessions have the necessary Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks in place, where required.


Priority will be given to those pupils who meet certain postcode criteria (click here for more information) and who indicate that they are able to attend all scheduled dates. If you do not meet the postcode criteria to book then you will be added to a waiting list and will be informed closer to the time if a place is available.

Please input your postcode above to see if you are a priority learner 

• If you are a priority learner you will be taken directly to our booking form 

• If you are not a priority learner then please complete the registration of interest form to apply and we will be in touch closer to the time to confirm whether you have been allocated a place

Once we have the required information you will be informed as to whether or not your child has a place and if so, you will receive further details as well as a full consent form.

Should you require any further information please contact the GROWS team on 01242 714447 or 

This event is completely free of charge and the GROWS network will cover all costs including food, transport (where offered) and all activities.

* Content is still being put together at this stage so these activities are likely but not yet guaranteed

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