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What is the creative economy?

What is the creative economy?

Posted on 20 October 2015 by Ian Hargreaves

Q. What is the creative economy? A. It is the economic output of everyone who does an officially recorded creative job in (for example) the UK, as measured in the […]

What can we learn from creative Brooklyn?

What can we learn from creative Brooklyn?

Posted on 2 September 2015 by Sara Pepper

My recent summer holiday to visit family in New York provided an unexpected source of inspiration for our work at Creative Cardiff. New York and in particular Manhattan’s economic impact […]

Supporting innovation in South Wales’ creative economy

Supporting innovation in South Wales’ creative economy

Posted on 17 August 2015 by Sara Pepper

Despite the increasingly digital world in which we work and live, the power of person-to-person interactions seems now more valuable than ever. It's face-to-face meetings that foster trust and enable […]

Building Creative Cardiff

Building Creative Cardiff

Posted on 12 August 2015 by Alice Taylor

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 […]

Where is the edge? A collaborative approach to mapping the creative economy

Where is the edge? A collaborative approach to mapping the creative economy

Posted on 29 June 2015 by Alice Taylor

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 […]

Bridging academic and artistic divides: Artists in Residence

Bridging academic and artistic divides: Artists in Residence

Posted on 2 June 2015 by Hannah Bayfield

Towards the end of last month, the Creative Economy team hosted an event to bring together university staff and students and members of the local creative economy to learn about […]

A small room with big ambitions

A small room with big ambitions

Posted on 15 May 2015 by Alice Taylor

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 […]

Do-ers and Hoopers

Do-ers and Hoopers

Posted on 13 May 2015 by Sara Pepper

In every city I’ve lived in there have been people that I’ve identified as “do-ers” – the people who make things happen. I don’t mean people who do things in […]

Temporary Autonomous Art

Temporary Autonomous Art

Posted on 28 April 2015 by Hannah Bayfield

At Creative Cardiff we’re interested in creativity of all kinds across the city, and it’s always good to see artistic events occurring. With another bank holiday just around the corner, […]

Cardiff: a capital of creativity?

Cardiff: a capital of creativity?

Posted on 2 April 2015 by Justin Lewis

The creative economy is a major employer across the UK, but its importance goes well beyond job creation. The creative and cultural life of a city enhances both reputation and […]