Creative Pathways

Creative Pathways in The Shire

Creative Pathways has opportunities for YOU.

Are you interested in the arts, culture and heritage?

Do you want a career in creative industries?

Would you love to meet like-minded people and help to shape the community around you?

Creative Pathways will match you with volunteering opportunities, personalised training, AND the chance to meet like-minded people in Arts, Culture and Heritage that could lead to a great future.

Who is it for?

These opportunities are for ALL ages and for EVERYONE.

What’s on offer?

  • We match you to volunteering opportunities within Herefordshire
  • The chance to network with people in Arts, Culture and Heritage
  • A choice of flexible remote, in person and hybrid roles
  • Opportunities for social engagement
  • Creative skills development
  • Tailored training and support packages
  • A chance to learn from industry professionals

How does it work?

Simply email or or visit our website and register your interest. Creative Pathways will connect you with your new opportunity.

Current Opportunities:

Hereford Cathedral

Tour Guides 

Concert Stewards


Explore the rich history and treasures of the cathedral from its Saxon origins to the present day with our knowledgeable guides. Set off on a journey in and around it to enjoy architecture, artefacts and anecdotes and learn how it has developed through time to the church that you see on your visit. Tours run Monday to Saturday at 11.05 am and 2.15 pm and last approximately 45 minutes. Tours will also run at 12.30 pm on selected dates.  

Interested? Email:    

The Courtyard Theatre


Audio describers to support visually impaired audience members at The Courtyard. 

Volunteer in The Courtyard’s education department and gain valuable work experience.   


The Courtyard is Herefordshire’s centre for the arts. We provide a space for innovation, creativity, and participation for the whole community. The Courtyard attracts over 300,000 visitors every year from all over the UK.
Inside, the arts centre houses: 

  • A 400-seat main auditorium 
  • A 130-seat Studio 
  • Visual arts galleries 
  • Meeting and conferencing facilities 
  • A rehearsal studio 
  • A dance studio 
  • A large café bar and private event space 

 Interested? Email:  

Hay Castle

Costume assistant to help visitors try on our Norman period costumes. 

Behind the scenes museum assistant to collect customer feedback.

Visitor information provider to welcome visitors, answer questions and outline what is available to see/experience that day at the castle.
Retail assistant for the gift shop.

Desk admission to welcome and take payments when visitors first arrive.


A centre for arts, literature and learning in the historic Welsh market town of Hay-on-Wye. Hay Castle Trust is a registered charity that was formed in 2011 to preserve this historic site and provide a future of cultural enrichment, educational opportunities and community enjoyment. The vision was to renovate this beautiful building and make it safe and useable for current and future generations, creating a cultural space in the vibrant Book Town of Hay on Wye. 

Interested? Email:      



Volunteers to assist with marketing, planning and front of house for a Christmas project.  


2Faced Dance is an all-male professional dance company based in Hereford.
Working with our Artistic Director and guest choreographers, our dancers develop performances to tour theatres and festivals across the UK and internationally.
Alongside this we nurture, train and develop the next generation of dance artists, cultural leaders and audiences.
We deliver workshops in schools, colleges, universities and prisons, and teach classes from our studios at the Centre For Movement. Our classes are carefully designed to be inclusive and accessible. We welcome participants of all ages, including adults, teens and kids, and are pleased to offer free places to those who may struggle to pay. 

Interested? Email:     

What else has Creative Pathways been up to?  

We also run educational and creative workshops, host events and create useful educational content to help both volunteers and organisations upskill.  

We are looking forward to… 

Keep an eye out for our future newsletters to find out more. 

Get in touch

If you have any questions, ideas or would like to get involved please contact us at: