On Track Festival

19 - 20 Feb
On Track Festival 19 - 20 Feb
Tuesday 19th February
Wednesday 20th February

Are you 14 – 25 and looking to break into the creative industries?  

On Track is back  –  After huge success the free two day festival designed to fuel the next generation of performers and artistic entrepreneurs is back at Hackney Empire. You’ll get access to some of the industry’s biggest players and influencers working right now.

Sign up to masterclasses, seminars, panels debates, up-skill yourself with vital tools and knowledge to help you take things to the next level, plus network with peers and some of the industry’s biggest names


DAY 1  – 19 Feb 

1pm – 1:45pm:        A Better You

Hit a wall with your creativity? Procrastinating? Losing confidence? Our experts will help you identify your purpose, with advice on how to overcome what’s holding you back and make moves to success.


2pm – 2:45pm         Self Promo: Branding, PR and Social Media

Marketing and promotion experts discuss how to build a personal brand & talk you through dos, don’ts and tips to get you started, no matter who you are or what you’re into.  


3pm – 3:45pm:        You Are Enough: Tackling Diversity and Inclusion

An exploration of representation of race, gender, sexuality and disability in the creative industries and discussion of how everybody can make their mark.  


4pm – 4.45pm:     Getting Started in Hidden Creative Careers

From social media manager to brand partnerships and beyond. A seminar shedding light on the jobs in the creative industry you might not know exist. 


5pm-6:30pm: We Are Stripes: careers advice, information & networking

Speak to people in your dream job and get advice about access routes to your chosen career. Plus, sign up to industry work experience on the spot. 


DAY 2 – 20 Feb 

2pm – 3pm:    The Drill Debate

Is music really to blame for youth violence or is it simply a creative outlet? We bring together people from all sides to gain a deeper insight. 


3.15pm – 4.15pm:   Creative Conversations

We get the inside track from key players working for three major brands and discuss their journeys at the cutting edge of youth culture.


4.30pm – 5.30pm :  Teams Behind the Top Tens

Behind any artist is a team of brilliant people making it all work. We look at what goes into greatness. 


Empire 2 at Hackney Empire

FREE Events –  For participants 14 – 25 years olds  

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