Create your future, London

17 – 18 October 2017, ExCeL London, London

A unique face-to-face opportunity with hundreds of creative arts courses, traineeships, and careers covering design, music, and the performing arts – all under one roof at Create your future.

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Have a truly immersive experience as course leaders, current students, and industry specialists answer your questions and give advice at this interactive event. Experience first-hand performances and catwalk shows that bring your future to life, and give you a taste of what you could expect. If you are interested in a creative future, this event will help you decide on your next steps. Almost three quarters of those who attended last year went on to apply for a creative course. Which creative career paths will inspire you?

To find out more about our other Create your future event in Manchester, please click here.


Opening times

Tue 17 October 2017 - 09:30 to 15:00
Wed 18 October 2017 - 09:30 to 15:00


Join Professor Julian Lloyd Webber for a Q&A session!

We’re delighted to announce that Julian Lloyd Webber, Principal of Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham City University – renowned cellist, conductor, and Principal of Birmingham Conservatoire – will join us for our Q&A session at Create your future London on 17 October.

Widely regarded as one of the finest musicians of his generation, Julian Lloyd Webber, Principal of Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham City University has enjoyed one of the most creative and successful careers in classical music today. 

If you’re interested in a career in music, this session is not to be missed!

Don’t miss our Q&A with Ace, from rock band Skunk Anansie!

As well as working successfully in the music industry for over 20 years, Ace is now the Head of Creative Industry Development at the Academy of Contemporary Music. He runs the Industry Link programme, which supports the professional development of students and works with top-tier industry partners to connect them with real-world opportunities – turning a passion into a sustainable career in the creative arts. 

If you’re considering a career in music, don’t miss this session on 17 October.



Seminar information

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Lights, camera, action –  be inspired in our performance zone as current students showcase their work.


  Event day one
Coventry University 10:40 − 11:00
Birmingham City University 12:00 − 12:20
The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance 12:40 − 13:00
University of Hertfordshire 14:00 − 14:20


  Event day two
Coventry University                                                        10:40 − 11:00
Southampton Solent University 11:20 − 11:40
Birmingham City University 12:00 − 12:20
University of Hertfordshire 14:00 − 14:20


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01242 544 808