Festivals Research Group & the Sŵn Music Museum

Posted on 7 October 2016 by Johann Gregory

One of the real success stories for the Creative Cardiff Research Network this year has been the emergence of the interdisciplinary Festivals Research Group, made up of researchers from across Cardiff University. Festivals are a key part of British culture and economy. Festival audiences are growing and the festivals landscape, both urban and rural, is
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In search of the creative economy

Posted on 31 January 2016 by Ian Hargreaves

I get asked quite often about the range of research projects I’m currently involved in and how they connect to each other. It’s hard to give a short answer to this question, so I thought I’d share with you this article, commissioned by Intermedia – the journal of the International Institute for Communications. It draws out
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The REACT festival is coming…

Posted on 8 September 2015 by Hannah Bayfield

As the REACT project draws to a close you might think that we’d be winding down. On the contrary, it’s all systems go across each of the partner universities as we build towards the grande finale: a three-day festival to celebrate and share some of the exciting work that has been produced over the past
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Lemon Jousting in a Lecture Theatre

Posted on 19 March 2015 by Hannah Bayfield

Our new university network, Creative @ Cardiff, met for the third time yesterday. We explored knowledge exchange and the lessons learnt from Cardiff University’s involvement with the REACT project. We were lucky enough to have an opening talk from Jo Lansdowne and Katherine Jewkes, Producers from Bristol’s Watershed who have worked closely on REACT with all
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Nowhere to Hyde

Posted on 11 March 2015 by Hannah Bayfield

A key part of the work of the Creative Economy team at Cardiff University is the REACT project, which has acted as a catalyst and has shown the rewards – and challenges – that come from working collaboratively between the university and the creative economy. As REACT is moving into its final year we’re looking
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