Get up to Speed with Culture & Leisure is a chance to see some of South Yorkshire’s most exciting organisations from the Culture, Leisure, Tourism, Hospitality, Creativity and Sport industries. Step into their world of work and find out more about their opportunities at this showcase event, all free of charge!

The event, taking place on 8th June 2022 at Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham, is being organised as part of the run up to Rotherham becoming the Children’s Capital of Culture in 2025.

FOR EDUCATORS & YOUNG PEOPLE

This event is designed for young people, their families and teachers to see some of South Yorkshire’s most exciting organisations from the Culture, Leisure, Tourism, Hospitality, Creativity and Sport industries. 

Join us on the 8th June 2022 at Magna Science Adventure Centre for a day filled with interactive activity from our organisers, sponsors and exhibitors.

FOR BUSINESSES

The event gives companies the opportunity to showcase their business, network with other businesses and engage with the future workforce whilst helping to promote the opportunties in the Culture, Leisure, Tourism, Hospitality, Creativity and Sport industries. 

We are looking for businesses and organisations to exhibit at Get up to Speed with Culture & Leisure 2022. For more information, contact The Work-wise Foundation at info@work-wise.co.uk.

WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM THE EVENT?

The free event will feature stalls, exhibitions, and interactive stages for local businesses, organisations and institutions to interact with students and young people from primary school through to university (ages 8-25), with the goal of creating opportunities for companies to meet with their prospective audiences, other local businesses and creatives. 

The day will also be a great way for young people to meet potential employers and explore career paths in the Culture, Leisure, Creative, Hospitality, Tourism and Sport sectors. Young people will also have a chance to be inspired by those who work in these specific sectors.

This highly interactive event links the curriculum to real life experiences and explores the diverse range of opportunities and pathways available in a stimulating, fun and engaging way, helping to meet the Gatsby Benchmarks 2,4,5,6 and 7.

Get Up To Speed with Culture & Leisure will be showcasing the best of our culture, creative and leisure industries, employers and employment opportunities in the region. The event is open to schools, colleges, universities, families and all those who want to get involved and explore all of the opportunities that South Yorkshire has to offer.

WHY SHOULD I ATTEND THE EVENT?

CELEBRATING ROTHERHAM BECOMING THE CHILDREN'S CAPITAL OF CULTURE

Get up to Speed with Culture & Leisure, is led by The Work-wise Foundation, working in partnership with Magna Science Adventure Centre

As part of Rotherham becoming the Children’s Capital of Culture in 2025, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council have employed over 40 trainees across the borough to create a programme of celebratory events to give local people a taste of what is to come over the next few years, and in 2025. 

There are 8 of these trainees based at Magna, all aged between 18 and 24, who are taking the lead in organising Get up to Speed with Culture and Leisure supported by our event experts. 

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