The HEY LEP and its Growth Hub, in partnership with Hull City Council, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, and the University of Hull have been awarded £520,000 of funding by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to deliver the “Create Growth Programme” in Hull and East Yorkshire.

The Programme will offered tailored expert support to high-growth potential businesses in the creative industries. Businesses from the following creative sub-sectors will be able to access the programme:

  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Architecture
  • Crafts
  • Design
  • Film, TV, Video, Radio and Photography
  • IT, Software and Video Games
  • Museums, Galleries and Libraries
  • Music, Visual and Performing Arts
  • Publishing and Translation

The Programme will launch in February 2024 and the support will be delivered from 1st April 2024 to 31st March 2025.

If you operate a creative business and would like to express your interest in the programme, please email the HEY Growth Hub at

This page will be updated with further details once known.