Creative Pathways in the Shire

Ledbury Poetry announces the launch of a new scheme offering exciting and innovative volunteering opportunities in the creative industries across Herefordshire. Creative Pathways has opportunities for YOU.

Are you interested in arts, culture and heritage? Do you want a career in creative industries?
If you would you love to meet like-minded people and help to shape the community around you, Creative Pathways is for you.

Creative Pathways will match you with volunteering opportunities, personalised training, AND the chance to meet people in Arts, Culture and Heritage that could lead to a great future.


  • Creative Pathways can match you to volunteering opportunities within Herefordshire
  • The chance to network with people in Arts, Culture and Heritage
  • A choice of flexible remote, in person and hybrid roles
  • Opportunities for social engagement
  • Creative skills development
  • Tailored training and support packages
  • A chance to learn from industry professionals


Simply email or visit the website and register your interest. Creative Pathways will connect you with your new opportunity.


These opportunities are for ALL ages and for EVERYONE. You might be looking for a month of in-situ work experience and training in order to build your career. Or you might have a morning a week to offer over a year. Creative Pathways can organise for your volunteering opportunity to suit your needs best. You will receive training and support all the way through.


Opportunities to work in art, film, events, arts management, festivals, marketing, social media, digital archiving, heritage, exhibitions are provided by the Cultural Partnership in Herefordshire and supporting organisations including the following:
Ledbury Poetry, Hereford Cathedral, The Courtyard Theatre, Herefordshire Museums and Libraries, Ledbury Places, Meadow Arts, The National Trust, Rural Media and 2FacedDance.

Project lead for Creative Pathways, Emma Clowsley said

“We’re thrilled to be working with Herefordshire Cultural Partnership to create fabulous opportunities for people to connect with the arts. This is just the beginning of a two year project and we are excited to see where these individual journeys will lead.”

For more information and to talk with project lead Emma Clowsley please contact Becky Shaw on

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Instagram: @creativepathwaysshire
Twitter: @creativeshirelp

Creative Pathways in the Shire is an Arts Council Funded produced by Ledbury Poetry.