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Annual arts festival reveals emerging talent

_e3q9258-copyCreate Salford festival showcases the best work from the University of Salford’s School of Arts and Media students, presenting a series of events to inspire and encourage creative minds.

The 2016 event spanned 41 days and featured a diverse programme of performances, exhibitions and literary recitals, as well as industry networking and professional development opportunities.

_e3q9839-copyWith the majority of events free to attend, the festival drew its audience from a diverse mix of students and their families, residents, cultural industry representatives and potential future employers.

Key to the success of this year’s festival was cultivating new and existing relationships with a number of creative industry partners, supporters and venues, including Artworks Atelier, the Daily Telegraph and Imperial War Museum North. Meanwhile sponsorship for the inaugural Student Awards ceremony was provided by C&O Wines, Hub Fire & Security Systems and Asian Media Awards.

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