FREE Summer Programme

FREE Summer Programme



16 - 24*



Brighton & Bexhill



5 days per week for 2 weeks


Get Creative is an exciting summer programme with over two weeks of music, media, art, gaming and fashion workshops, events and experience. You'll build and develop creative skills across music and media workshops during the first week, culminating in a whole group project where you'll collaborate to produce a music video that will be showcased to an audience at the end of the programme. 

You'll also attend a gig with your class mates and a creative industry trip, work with music and media experts, achieve a Bronze Arts Award, meet liked minded people and have fun!

Music workshops

  • Learn to record using a music studio
  • Learn how to re-mix tracks 
  • Set up and perform your own gig
  • Have an introduction Logic (music industry software) masterclass

MEDIA / DIGITAL workshops

  • Plan and set up your own photoshoot
  • Learn how to animate in a day
  • Have a green screen introduction and learn about the effects that you can use 
  • Develop new skills in Adobe Premiere Pro and Photoshop

ART / FASHION workshops

  • Construct your own garment in a day using every day materials 
  • Explore illustration and animation
  • Bring your wildest creative ideas to life in a range of medium and put on your own art show
  • Develop new skills in Computer Aided Design

GAMING workshops

  • Use game design software such as Construct 2, Unity, Piskelapp, Beepbox, Chiptone
  • Build simple games and play them!
  • Immerse yourself in VR

*Eligibility criteria

The Get Creative Summer Programme is free to...

  • All Year 11 and 13 leavers not in work
  • College students finishing a one year course not in work
  • Free to anyone who is not employed or in education aged between 16-24

If you do not fit the above criteria it is possible to pay a day rate to attend the workshops.

Get Creative will run between 6th - 17th August. If you want to get involved in the programme, please either complete our short application form below, email expressing your interest, or call 01273 550 432 (Brighton) or 01424 213 890 (Bexhill)

What our previous students say

Photography practise

It was great to get the chance to make my own short film in the summer, I got a real headstart before beginning a media course


1 Brighton FM Radio Takeover 3

I loved my summer workshops at Dv8. I made loads of friends and got the chance to try out lots of things I'd never done before!