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Here you can find out about the work of Create and the services we offer as well as information and resources relevant to the artistic and cultural life of the North Yorkshire Coast. On this website you'll also find a creative industries directory, an advice section, links to other useful organisations and our weekly e-newsletter.

Y&NYThe Borough of Scarborough has a thriving creative scene and huge potential to become a renowned centre of creativity in the North of England. It is our job to try and help this area and the creative individuals and organisations that inhabit it, maximise this potential.

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Four New Coastival 2016 Commissions Available:
Artists and performers are being offered the chance to create exciting new pieces of work to be unveiled as part of next year’s Scarborough arts festival Coastival. Create has got funding for four new art commissions on the theme ‘Exploring the Yorkshire Coast’. Now artists and arts companies are being invited to put forward exciting and innovative bids for the £5,000 commissions. The four new commissions are for artists, working in any art form, to create new work in Scarborough. A copy of the full brief can be found by clicking here.

Upcoming events:
Tour de Yorkshire - 1/2/3 May
P1 Powerboats - 29/30/31 May
North Yorkshire Open Studios - 6/7 June & 13/14 June
Seafest - 24/25/26 July
Coastival - 12/13/14 February 2016

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