We’ve researched a number of websites that could be useful to your creative journey which are full of hints, tips, information and benefits to young people aged 16-25

A Younger Theatre

A Younger Theatre is a platform for emerging theatre audiences, writers and makers to have their space on theatre and the arts.

Access Southampton

Access Southampton sign-posts information for post-16 progression in the area, including jobs, further education, apprenticeships and traineeships.

Arts Award Voice

Arts Award Voice is youth platform. It is a magazine website, run for young people by young people, designed to help you make the most of your Arts Award.

Arts Jobs

A great website to browse the latest jobs and opportunities in the arts.

BBC Introducing

Advice for musicians and unsigned artists. From starting out to recording, playing live, choosing a record deal and building an online fan-base.

British Youth Council

BYC empower young people aged 25 and under to influence and inform the decisions that affect their lives.


Catch-22 is a social business providing services that help people in tough situations to turn their lives around.

Chichester Festival Theatre

Aged 16 – 25? Then get your hands on great seats for great shows for just £8.50


International Film and Television Festival for Young People.

Creative and Cultural Skills

Skills and training for the UK’s creative and cultural industries. Access funding, jobs and careers advice.

Creative Choices

Creative Choices provides help for your creative career with jobs, training, advice and networks.

Creative Youth Network

The Creative Youth Network’s mission is to inspire every young person to do more than they ever thought possible.


Impartial career advice, guidance and planning programmes for young people offered in the UK and internationally.


Useful information about working, jobs and pensions.

How to Write a Resume

Does what it says on the tin! A useful resource for anyone wanting to write a great CV.


IdeasTap helps creative people like you get to where you want to be.

National Apprenticeships Service

There are lots of benefits to doing an Apprenticeship so why not find out how rewarding they can be for you?

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service website provides careers advice and information on a wide range of jobs, training course resources and funding for 13 to 18 year olds.

National Theatre

Get into the National Theatre with Entry Pass. Entry Pass is a free membership scheme for anyone aged 16 – 25 which will give you access to discounts, exclusive workshops and more.

National Youth Advocacy Service

Offers advice, information and support to children and young people on their rights about any matters that affect them.

Not Going To Uni

The UK’s leading website dedicated to helping school & college leavers make informed decisions about their future by showing the opportunities that exist outside of traditional university such as apprenticeships, sponsored degrees, diplomas, gap years, distance learning and jobs.


PLUSBUS is a bus pass that you buy with your train ticket at any National Rail station ticket office or online.It gives you unlimited bus and tram travel (on participating operators services) around the whole urban area of the rail-served town or city. Great for getting to arts and cultural venues or events!

Princes Trust

The Prince’s Trust is a youth charity that helps change young lives.

Roundhouse – GET IN scheme

GET IN is a membership scheme for 16-25 year-olds. It’s free to join and members get access to exclusive £5 tickets for selected gigs and shows every month at the Roundhouse.

Ultimate Guide to Building a CV

A helpful resource with advice on putting together a great CV.


vInspired believe that your creativity, energy and optimism can change the world. They’re dedicated to helping you improve your skills, confidence and employability whilst doing the things you really care about.

Voluntary Arts Network

Voluntary Arts works to promote and increase active participation in cultural activities across the UK and Republic of Ireland.


The Isle of Wight is a beautiful crucible for some of the most creative, interesting and hard working young people in the UK, but it can sometimes feel isolated, expensive and backwards. yoppul is a small way of combating these things.

Young Barbican

16–25? Love art and entertainment? Want really affordable tickets for some of the best arts experiences in London? 

Young Creative Council

A group of advertising creatives who aim to inspire across disciplines.

Youth Arts Online

Youth Arts Online is an online magazine and digital network for young creatives. They give their audience a chance to see what their peers and industry professionals are doing by reviewing events and interviewing others with the same passion.

Youth Net

UK youth charity dedicated to providing frank and unbiased information to enable young people to make informed choices.

16-25 Railcard

Want to save money on travel to arts and cultural venues  and get fantastic offers some of the UK’s top attractions? Find out how you can get a 16-25 Railcard here.

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