Caithness Young Creatives


Steering Group Callout


Lyth Arts Centre is looking for young people aged between 14 and 19, who have a passion for the arts and creative industries, to become the steering group for Caithness Young Creatives.


  • Are you aged 14 – 19?
  • Do you feel the arts are important for young people?
  • Would you like to gain experience of working in the creative industries and learn new skills from professional artists and practitioners?
  • Would like the opportunity to be part of a team helping to shape a new creative hub for young people?
  • Are you interested in any of the following?


Theatre | Drama | Music | Performance

Visual Art | Craft | Costume Making |Film Making

Sound engineering | Podcasting



Caithness Young Creatives will be a club for young people, led by young people. CYC will provide a regular programme of workshops led by artists and creative practitioners giving young people a chance to have a go or develop skills in a variety of creative subjects.


The CYC Steering Group will be involved in the planning and organising of the creative programme that Caithness Young Creatives will follow throughout the year. The Lyth Arts Centre staff team will support the steering group throughout this process.


As a member of the steering group, you will:

  • Meet weekly to share your views and have your voice heard
  • Be involved in shaping a new creative programme for young people
  • Experience what goes on behind the scenes at an arts centre
  • Have the opportunity to develop your own creative skills
  • Gain experience in various aspects of the creative industries
  • Have the opportunity to achieve Youth Awards, Arts Awards and work experience
  • Develop a programme and organise events that you can also be part of
  • Gain access to live events and performances that are part of the LAC programme


Applications for this have now closed, for more information on the project, please email 


Lyth Arts Centre is funded by the Scottish Government’s Youth Arts Fund through Creative Scotland with support from Youth Music Initiative and Time to Shine. The Youth Arts Fund ensures creative opportunities for children and young people continue to exist across Scotland despite the COVID-19 pandemic.