Useful Links

Creative Organisations

The following organisations offer support and publicity opportunities to creatives in the UK.


The ArtsLink Network has been set up to support and promote creative companies and freelancers in Leicestershire and Rutland who run workshops and participatory arts activities within schools, businesses and the community.

Leicestershire Creatives

The directory of creative services for business in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Companies listed range from large agencies to freelancers. Run by Creative Leicestershire and funded by local authorities.

Made in Leicestershire

A showcase for the rich range of handcrafted work by artists and designers in Leicestershire and Rutland. Includes jewellery, textiles, ceramics, glass, sculpture, furniture, photographs, paintings, drawing and prints and more.

Arts Council England

Arts Council England is the national development agency for the arts in England, distributing public money from Government and the National Lottery. They champion, develop and invest in artistic experiences that enrich people’s lives.

Creative Leicestershire

Creative Leicestershire was set up in 2005 to support small arts, design and media businesses in Leicestershire and Rutland. Information on funding, seminars, events, workspaces and business support.

Design Council

The national strategic body for design. Inspiring and enabling the best use of design to make the UK a more competitive, creative and sustainable nation.

Our Sponsors

The following organisations provide support and assistance in various aspects of the day-to-day operation of Creative Hinckley.

Natwest Bank

A member of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, Natwest provide the banking facility required to keep Creative Hinckley running along on a sure footing.

Source Design

Based at The Atkins Building in Hinckley, Source Design provides its expertise in the design and maintenance of this web site.

Bailey Punshon

Bailey Punshon provide their jargon-free, no-nonsense, professional accountancy services for the benefit of Creative Hinckley.

Thomas Flavell & Sons

Specialist solicitors in providing legal advice to individuals and businesses.