Off the back of last month’s Digital & Tech event, opened by Sadiq Khan and held at Bloomberg HQ in conjunction with the Mayor of London Digital Talent Programme – ERIC Festival returns in March with their biggest event to date with another FREE creative careers event for young people (16–25), this time focusing on the The Arts industries (Film, Music, Visual and Performance Arts).
Taking place at the iconic Somerset House on March 25th – ERIC Festival: The Arts will play host to 400 budding professionals and entrepreneurs looking to get ahead in their chosen field within The Arts and media. They will have the opportunity to take part in live-action workshops, get physical with interactive exhibitors, network with professionals and gain invaluable insight from relevant speakers and partners. There’s complimentary food and refreshments (which includes a juice bar, doughnut wall and pizza van) plus a special secret gig from one of the UK’s most talked about MCs.
Speakers, demos and interactive workshops will cover a wide array of Arts industries including; a BBC 1 Xtra booth (where you can spit some bars and get your demo critiqued), ProCam (Europe’s leading digital cinematography and hire facility will be showcasing the latest camera technology in the market), the international charity The Wembley To Soweto Foundation will lead four photo-walks along The Embankment and South Bank, fashion label Quillattire will be demonstrating how the visual arts and fashion industries can work together, plus talks from representatives of Olga & Kay (photography & Graphic design agency), Sadler’s Wells, Dice, The V&A (and much more) will make for an inspiring 6 hours of resources and insight.