Creative Coalition festival goes free after lockdown announcement

Creative Coalition festival goes free after lockdown announcement

Access to the three-day online Creative Coalition festival is being made available free to everyone following the announcement of a fresh lockdown for England.

The festival, organised by Creative England and the Creative Industries Federation, had previously only been free to federation members.

It runs from 9th–11th November with appearances across six stages from people including director Sir Steve McQueen, Ruby Wax, George the Poet and Dan Gillespie Sells.

Caroline Norbury. c.e.o. of the Creative Industries Federation and Creative England, said: “As many in our sector are once again hit hard by lockdown restrictions, there has never been a more important time to bring the creative industries together to discuss the challenges that lay ahead, showcase our world-class talent, and to shape our collective future. 

"Now, more than ever, we need to come together to unlock the power of creativity to realise our country’s potential. We know that unity is strength and collaboration is the key to change, so are delighted to be offering the festival free of charge to everybody, to ensure that we can provide support, guidance and inspiration to the creative sector at a time when they need it most.”

Ticket registration is available on the festival website.