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Intersections: Emerging creative trends across UK art and digital culture

A series of conversations looking at the ideas and creative practices at the junctures of art and technology in the UK.

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Toolkits

How to set up and run a creative hub

Hubs are co-working or cultural spaces focussed around collaboration and community. If you are looking to set one up or run one, the Creative HubKit has examples of best practices from some of the most successful hubs in the UK and Europe. It was created together with Creative Edinburgh and Creative Dundee.

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Policy Guides

Introduction to the Creative Economy

First published in 2010, this is an excellent guide to the creative economy, its reach and impact. Written by John Newbigin OBE.

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Toolkits

Creative Hub Leader's Toolkit Translations

Download our Creative Hub Leader’s Toolkit in a variety of languages for free.

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Research

Making Space

Making Space is a series of essays commissioned in collaboration with the Barbican. The essays undertake a body of research into how arts organisations and cultural producers are seeking to become more responsive to an increasingly complex world beyond their walls, and play a stronger role in civic and social life.

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Research

Mapping Creative Hubs in England

This mapping report provides a record of creative hubs across England, along with an overview of their role, their challenges and their drive to deliver social and economic impact.

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Research

Mapping Creative Hubs in Scotland

This mapping report provides a record of creative hubs across Scotland, along with an overview of their sustainability, social and economic impacts, their international connections and their inclination to respond to global challenges.

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Toolkits

Creative Hub Leader's Toolkit

We are delighted to launch our brand new Creative Hub Leader’s Toolkit, a free practical guide for emerging and established creative hubs.

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