9 June 2017
How to be a hub superhero
The second European Creative Hubs Network (ECHN) skills workshop for creative hub leaders, took place in Berlin, Germany this week.
5 June 2017
Inside Shenzhen’s DIY Robotics Construction Platform
Guest blog: Martin Goodfellow blogs about his experience in the STEM education and robotics startup, Makeblock, in Shenzhen and taking part in a 24 hour “Makerathon”
31 May 2017
Digital Steps Fellowship: Supporting Syrian Innovators
The Digital Steps Fellowship supports Syrian organisations working to promote peaceful values and change perceptions of Syria to gain digital skills that will increase their impact.
24 May 2017
Will all manufacturers become makers?
Guest blog: 'Hello Shenzhen' maker resident Ross Atkin looks back at his time in Shenzhen to explore what the UK manufacturing industry could learn from the unique Chinese ecosystem
8 May 2017
Creative Producers International
We are thrilled to be part of Creative Producers International, a global talent and leadership development programme. If you are working as a creative producer and want to be part of a global network of changemakers apply now.
4 May 2017
From repair culture to 3D printed panda: Shenzhen makers residencies in the UK
In March 2017 seven UK makerspaces and creative organisations hosted makers from Shenzhen. Find out in our video reports what the makers and hosts accomplished together during the residencies...
26 April 2017
AltCity CDMX: making the chameleon
In Autumn of 2016 British Council brought together Marshmallow Laser Feast, Bath University and Mexico’s premiere music festival MUTEK.MX to explore the city in an art and technology lab for emerging Mexican artists
21 April 2017
Opportunity: UK based consultant to help create Global Resource Of Open Minds
We're seeking a UK based consultant to work with the British Council and Hivos to develop the concept and plan for the Global Resource of Open Minds - a learning and experimentation journey for a group of international culture producers
20 April 2017
Guest blog: Designed in Shenzhen - an insight into a 3D printing studio in China
Hello Shenzhen participant Laura Elvira, resident at Pineprint, writes about her experience as a guest designer in Shenzhen
20 April 2017
Guest blog: Making space for reflection on sustainability and repair
Hello Shenzhen UK host Jake Harries, from Access Space, shares some of the highlights and questions raised from the 3 week residency with a maker from Shenzhen.