One of the ambitions of our team is to create a network for people working in a creative business, organisation or role in Cardiff. We’ve talked about this idea with a lot of people and have learnt a lot from similar networks in other cities – Wired Sussex in Brighton, Creative Edinburgh and Creative Dundee Read more
Our work to map the creative economy is well underway. To help us with this ambitious project we’ve recruited a team of students who bring with them a fantastic range of skills, experience and knowledge of the creative economy. As a team we’re working together to develop an effective methodology that we’re refining as we Read more
From the moment we heard about The Other Room, Cardiff’s new pub theatre, we were keen to get involved. We admired their positive, entrepreneurial spirit and their passion. And we saw that this small space, where people can experiment and develop, could make a big difference to the development of Cardiff’s creative economy. This week we Read more
One of the key aims of our project is to gain a better understanding of Cardiff’s creative economy. To do this we’re carrying out a basic mapping exercise to identify those people, organisations and businesses working in the creative industries. But the creative economy is broader than just the creative industries. It includes those people Read more
We’re delighted to welcome Lisa Matthews on secondment from the Arts Council of Wales into the role of Director of Creative Economy, as Sara Pepper’s maternity cover. Lisa brings a wealth of skills and significant experience to the team.