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Launch of the Networking Creative Hubs project

Posted on 1 June 2017 by Johann Gregory

More people are working in creative hubs than ever before. For freelancers and small businesses, hubs offer a place to work, opportunities, connections and a sense of community. This week […]

Creative Cardiff is one

Creative Cardiff is one

Posted on 14 October 2016 by Ian Hargreaves

In its first year, Creative Cardiff has validated all four of our initial goals. We set out to increase quality and momentum between creative economy people in the Cardiff city […]

Embedded creatives project – an update

Embedded creatives project – an update

Posted on 11 April 2016 by Samuel Woodford

For the last five weeks I have been speaking with “embedded creatives” throughout Cardiff - those people who are working creative jobs, but are based outside the core creative industries. […]

22 questions about the creative economy: what do you think?

22 questions about the creative economy: what do you think?

Posted on 21 March 2016 by Ian Hargreaves

I really enjoyed my recent session with Dr Jenny Kidd’s Cultural and Creative Industries students – a third year undergraduate group numbering almost 60. As a way of structuring a […]

Embedded creatives in Cardiff

Embedded creatives in Cardiff

Posted on 18 February 2016 by Samuel Woodford

I have just joined the Creative Economy team as a Research Associate, tasked with investigating the important role that creative workers outside the core creative industries play in Cardiff’s creative […]

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 […]