4 April 2018
Vibrant approaches, new perspectives in UAE
Catherine Abbott, British Council Arts Manager for the UAE reflects on recent enterprise training held for Young Creative Emirati Entrepreneurs.
26 July 2015
A global hub for new ideas: African enterprise takes centre stage
As President Obama turns the spotlight onto African entrepreneurship, our Director, Beatrice Pembroke, explores how design thinking and technological skills are reinventing the creative economy in countries across this diverse continent.
5 July 2015
Korean start-ups come to London
This week we're hosting an exciting and diverse group of Korean start-ups who have come to the UK to meet some great creative social enterprises.
11 March 2015
Alchemy and Magick
Is wearable tech all about gimmicky gadgets? Lauren Bowker, The Alchemist at THE UNSEEN, will make you think again. She blogs about fusing art and chemistry and why London is the most exciting place in the world for creative wearables right now.
15 February 2015
Training in Innovation Design
David Crump, Head of Business Incubation, describes latest collaboration between Cockpit Arts and the British Council in Vietnam.
5 October 2014
The Art of Hacking
Creative Hacks. What are they? We asked Joeli Brearley from CultureCode and FutureEverything to produce a guide to help you concoct the perfect hack.
23 September 2014
Jon Rogers: The makers of the pull economy
Professor Jon Rogers is Chair in Creative Technology at University of Dundee. His work explores the human intersection between digital technologies and the design of physical things.
14 July 2014
Sky Arts Director Phil Edgar-Jones on Creative Leadership
Phil Edgar-Jones is Director of Sky Arts, commissioning shows like the critically acclaimed Portrait Artist of the Year. Prior to this, he spent 9 years on Big Brother as Creative Director. Here he gives us his top creative leadership tips...
18 June 2014
How to be a cultural entrepreneur
Culture and entrepreneurship: mix the two and you could get a very beautiful relationship, not to mention new avenues to open up the arts to audiences in a sustainable - and profitable - way.
7 June 2014
Creative Business Cup 2014 open for entries!
The UK leg of the Creative Business Cup, a global competition to find the world’s best creative entrepreneurs, is open for entries.