Two other great advocacy tools

One is Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn’s policy for the arts and culture (as Cardiff is a Labour administration with Labour currently in government at the Assembly as well):

http://www.jeremyforlabour.com/corbyn_for_arts_culture

The other is Arts Council of Wales’ advocacy toolkit which has infographics, short videos, details of how to talk to your AM, MP and councillor, and lots more:

http://www.artscouncilofwales.org.uk/what-we-do/advocacy-toolkit

Cardiff Council budget – key messages and ideas for action

Cardiff Council budget proposals (Dec 2015)

Summary of what to do:

  • Act before the budget consultation ends – 11 Jan 2016
  • Do this as an individual, organisation, group, sector, etc and encourage others to do the same!
  • Below there are some key points you might like to use, or write your own

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What Cardiff Council are proposing

Cardiff Council budget website pages, including full info, short video, process timeline, etc

Headlines:

  • Stated £115m savings over next three years, in addition to what’s already been saved/ cut in previous years (approx £100m in last three years)
  • Cuts to the arts and culture of more than £700,000
  • Including Artes Mundi, Cardiff Singer of the World, Cardiff Contemporary and Arts Active (charitable trust doing education/ outreach for St David’s Hall and New Theatre) – total £143,000
  • Also intended removal of £430,000 to arts venues across the city, and reference to a “review of costs, income and service delivery in arts venues” in Cardiff
  • Other savings include removing the budget for arts grants to organisations, which is currently £68,000
  • This is in addition to previous years’ decisions, including tendering out St David’s Hall and the New Theatre to new operators
  • Further detail in piece from The Stage also covering context for Arts Council of Wales budget cut

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Council public consultation process 

The budget was debated by councillors on 10 December, and it is now out for public consultation.

  • Consultation ends on 11 January at 23:59 (midnight on 12 Jan)
  • Once consultation is done, process is:
    • Scrutiny committees in February, including 15/16 Feb for Economy and Culture
    • Cabinet meeting on 18 Feb
    • Full council meeting on 25 Feb

Responses can come from individuals and organisations, or from the sector, a group of people/ organisations, etc. You can do that via all or any of these methods:

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A clear set of messages we can present to the council as citizens, organisations and the sector

These are just some of the points you could make: please pick which ones best fit your needs and add to them as well.

  1. Cardiff as the most liveable city in Europe

Leader of the council, Cllr Phil Bale, and others often talk about Cardiff’s liveability, using the phrase about it being or becoming the most liveable city in Europe. In Cardiff’s 10 year strategy, Cardiff Proud Capital, one ambition of the eight is that the city should be a great place to live, work and play. The arts and culture make a huge contribution to that ambition; but the sector also helps to deliver against many more of these goals (eg community cohesion, educational attainment).

  1. Wales as Europe’s most creative small nation

Wales is no longer a country with heavy industry and manufacturing; creativity is going to be at the heart of the world’s economies in the 21st century. And creativity, arts and culture are already an acknowledged driver for the economy in the capital – from BBC Roath Lock’s drama output, to No Fit State Circus touring the world, to Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama training the next generation of on- and off-stage talent.

  1. Arts and culture as driver for tourism

We know that visitors flock to Cardiff because of a whole range of things including sport, but the city’s culture is what makes it truly distinctive. From the largest collection of Impressionist paintings outside Paris in National Museum Wales’ collection, to the city being home to two symphony orchestras, Cardiff is a capital with status and profile because of its arts and culture. Ask any visitor or tourist in the street and they want to go to our museums, theatres, concert halls, galleries.

  1. Cardiff, the nation’s capital

Being a proud capital city, Cardiff is home to many of the nation’s arts and cultural organisations. The national opera company (WNO) residing in the national centre for the performing arts (WMC); National Theatre Wales based in Castle Arcade; alongside the National Museum, National Dance Company Wales, the national concert hall (St David’s Hall) and many more. To be credible, and have status and profile, as the nation’s capital we must retain and invest in these assets.

  1. Cardiff as the lead for culture for the UK Core Cities group

BOP recently published a report about culture in the UK Core Cities, for which Cardiff acts as the lead. Other Core Cities invest heavily in arts and culture, through financial investment and other ways, including Bristol which is the first local authority to sign an MOU with Arts Council England. To be credible in this forum, Cardiff must been seen to lead on culture and the arts.

  1. Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015

The important new piece of legislation enshrines “a Wales of vibrant culture” as one of the seven well-being goals for the people and the country. There is evidence in fact that arts and culture deliver against each of the six other goals too – prosperity, resilience, health, equality, community cohesion and global responsibility.

  1. “False economy of deep cuts to the arts”

The figures are clear when it comes to value and return on investment for the arts and culture. Even a Conservative Chancellor, George Osborne, understands this – for every £1bn invested in the arts and culture, the return to the economy is £250bn. “One of the best investments we can make as a nation is in our extraordinary arts, museums, heritage, media and sport,” he said (via BBC).

  1. 50p for culture
    In 2013, an IPSOS Mori poll showed that 63% of people asked wanted their local to invest at least 50 pence per person per week on arts and culture. Added to which, the sector has moved significantly in the last few years towards new models of business operation, efficiencies and income generation, meaning that investment now returns even more than before. Peter Bazalgette, the chairman of Arts Council England, said the Treasury had listened to and recognised the “positive benefits the arts confer on society in terms of education, tourism, regeneration, economic impact, quality of life and Britain’s brand abroad”.
  1. Adverse impact on people with protected equalities characteristics

The council must acknowledge the legal duty it has to ensure equality for people with protected characteristics, and how these proposals will affect those people, either directly or indirectly (eg in terms of age, disability, Welsh language).

  1. Additional two page document, created by WhatNext? Cardiff, as a tool to engage all political parties when writing their manifestos for the Welsh Government elections in May 2016. Many of these points could be adapted and used to be Cardiff specific.

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Cllr Phil Bale, leader of Cardiff Council – Q&A The Sprout

Does the council have a ten year arts and culture strategy, would such an idea be considered if not?

“Cardiff’s got a great tradition of hosting big sporting and cultural events and it’s something that we see now with the Rugby World Cup (RWC), that there’s a great opportunity for us to showcase Cardiff and Wales to a wider audience, when we embrace sport and we embrace culture. What we are doing now not just in Cardiff itself, is working closely with other arts organisations to develop a strategy in light of the fact that we’ve got less money, but we’re also talking to other big cities in the UK, and the arts councils in England and Scotland and Wales, to see how we can work together across the UK as cities, to make sure we’ve got a good cultural strategy for not just Cardiff, but actually for big cities across the UK at the moment. So it’s an area that we are committed to and also want to develop more, in partnership with other organisations.”

What are your plans for the near future, so where do you aim to take this city?

“We’ve got an important role as the driver, not just of Cardiff as a capital city, but of the whole of the wider region. So Cardiff and the surrounding area accounts for half of the Welsh economy, and we want to make sure that as Cardiff grows, we’re the fastest growing city in the UK at the moment, that we maintain the quality of life that we’ve got in Cardiff. We’ve got a strategy now around creating one of Europe’s great liveable cities, one of Europe’s great quality of life cities, and we’re committed to delivering on that.”

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Other information, resources, ideas, tools:

Culturecounts (campaign for the arts/ culture in Scotland)

Official statistics on spending by category for each local authority in Wales

16 Dec – change of mtg plans

The regular ‘What Next?’ meeting will not take place next week.

Instead an emergency meeting is being held to co-ordinate a response to the planned City of Cardiff council cuts to arts and cultural organisations and venues.  Information is below. Please book to attend and share with your organisations and networks.

**Please scroll down for English text**

Helo,
Cyhoeddodd Cyngor Dinas Caerdydd eu cyllideb arfaethedig ar gyfer 2016-17 yr wythnos hon.

Mae’n cynnwys toriadau i Artes Mundi, Cardiff Contemporary, Canwr y Byd Caerdydd yn ogystal â llawer o sefydliadau a lleoliadau celfyddydol a diwylliannol eraill. (Mae hyn yn dilyn penderfyniadau sydd eisoes wedi’u gwneud dros y blynyddoedd diwethaf, gan gynnwys cynnig Neuadd Dewi Sant a’r New Theatre ar dendr i gwmnïau newydd.) Rhoddir mwy o gyd-destun am gyllideb y cyngor, yn ogystal â’r toriad o 5% a gyhoeddwyd ar gyfer Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru, yma yn The Stage.

Rydym am gynnal cyfarfod gyda lleoliadau, sefydliadau, artistiaid a gweithwyr llawrydd ym meysydd celfyddydol a diwylliannol er mwyn:
1 – creu ymateb cydlynol – dewch draw ar bob cyfrif er mwyn i ni allu llunio cyfres glir o negeseuon y gallwn eu cyflwyno i’r cyngor fel dinasyddion, sefydliadau a’r sector
2 – cynllunio sut i ymgysylltu â’r cyhoedd a’r cyfryngau wrth ymateb i’r gyllideb arfaethedig

Yn y tymor canolig, rydym am i’r drafodaeth hon fod yn fan cychwyn ar gyfer perthynas agosach a hirdymor rhwng y sector a’r cyngor.

Hyd yn oed os nad ydych yn dibynnu’n uniongyrchol ar arian gan Gyngor Caerdydd, efallai y bydd y cynnig hwn yn effeithio ar sefydliadau yr ydych yn cydweithio neu’n ymgysylltu â nhw. Bydd y toriadau hyn yn cael effaith uniongyrchol ar gynulleidfaoedd / mynychwyr hefyd, gan gynnwys rhai a allai fod yn prynu eich tocynnau, yn cymryd rhan neu’n gwirfoddoli, ac ati. Wrth gwrs, bydd hefyd yn effeithio ar broffil Caerdydd fel dinas greadigol. Dewch i rannu eich syniadau am sut y gallwn gefnogi ein cydweithwyr a’r sector creadigol ehangach yn y ddinas.

Dydd Mercher 16 Rhagfyr 2015, 09.15-10.30 ym Mhrifysgol Caerdydd
(Adeilad / ystafell i’w gadarnhau yn dibynnu ar faint fydd yn dod. Caiff hyn ei gadarnhau ddechrau’r wythnos nesaf)

Mae croeso i bawb, ond rhaid cadw lle ar Eventbrite (er mwyn i ni wybod faint i’w ddisgwyl)

Rhowch wybod i eraill drwy eich sefydliadau a’ch rhwydweithiau fel bod cynifer o bobl â phosibl yn mynd i’r cyfarfod (dolen fer i’r testunhwn ar gyfer y cyfryngau cymdeithasol, e-bost, ac ati).

Gyda diolch,
Laura Drane

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Hi,

This week, the City of Cardiff Council has announced their budget proposal for 2016-17.

This includes cuts to Artes Mundi, Cardiff Contemporary, Cardiff Singer of the World and many other arts and cultural organisations and venues. (This is in addition to previous years’ decisions, including tendering out St David’s Hall and the New Theatre to new operators.) There is more context on the council budget and Arts Council of Wales’ announced 5% funding cut here in The Stage.

We are convening a joint meeting of arts and cultural venues, organisations, artists and freelancers, to:
1 – create a co-ordinated response – please come along and help to create a clear set of messages we can present to the council as citizens, organisations and the sector
2 – plan how to engage the public and media in responding to this budget proposal

In the medium term, we hope that this discussion can mark the beginning of the sector and the council developing a more engaged and long-term relationship.

Even if you are not directly dependent on Cardiff local authority funding, there may be organisations with which you collaborate or engage which will be affected by this proposal. These cuts will also have direct impacts on audiences/ attenders, some of whom might be your ticket buyers, participants, volunteers, etc. And of course it will impact the profile of Cardiff as a creative city. Please come and contribute ideas as to how we can support our colleagues and the wider creative sector in the city.

Wednesday 16th December 2015, 09.15-10.30 at Cardiff University  (building/ room TBC depending on numbers attending, confirmed early next week)

Open to all but booking essential via Eventbrite (so we know how many to expect)

Please share this through your organisations and networks to ensure maximum attendance at this meeting (short link to this text for social media, email, etc).

With thanks,
Laura Drane

What Next? agenda – 9 December

When: Wednesday 9 December, 8.30am-9.30am

Host: Creative Economy team, Cardiff University

Where:Room 0.05, Bute Building, Cardiff University, CF10 3NB (Room 0.05 is to the left and down the stairs when you walk into the building).

Chair: Sara Pepper

The main doors will be open from 8.00am. Unfortunately the café isn’t open at this time, but there is a vending machine selling hot drinks.

This will be the meeting space for What Next? Cardiff until the end of the year (16th December).

There is bike parking next to the building and car parking (paid for) in front of the building. Bus stop also opposite Bute Building. More info re: access, transport, catering and coffee facilities etc:

http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/estat/accessibilityinformation/cathayscampus/butebuilding/buteaccess.html

  1. Welcome and introductions
  2. Updates since last meetingWhat Next? Away Day – 1 December. Ruth Garnault to report back.
  3. City of Cardiff council budget. The council is proposing to cut its funding of Cardiff Contemporary, Arts Active, Artes Mundi, Cardiff Singer of the World and community led arts programmes. The budget will be discussed by the cabinet on Thursday 10 December. More info on the proposals and public consultation: http://www.cardiff.gov.uk/budget
  4. Extension of the BBC Get Creative project and the BBC’s partnership with What Next?
  5. Future What Next? Meetings. Planning ahead for activity in 2016. Which speakers should we invite? Themes to discuss? Activity around Welsh Assembly elections. Support and development of other What Next? chapters in Wales. Future venues.
  6. Any other business

 

Potential future topics for discussion

  • Setting-up a Cardiff Family Arts Network (suggested by Chris Ricketts)
  • Cardiff City Region: how to get arts/culture represented at Board level
  • Equality, Diversity and Social Justice: Time for Positive Action (on Google drive) – speech from Kerry Michael at NitroBEAT
  • SUSTAINABILITY DUTY: Identify and invite the lead individuals from the following to future What Next? Cardiff meetings: Prosperity, Resilience, Health, Equality, Communities, Welsh Language, Global Responsibility.
  • Crowdsourced (Ceri Black tc)

Potential future speakers

  • Chris Jenkins, Chief Executive, Commonwealth Games Wales Office TO BE RESCHEDULED
  • Amelia Womack, Green Party Deputy – DATE TBC
  • Neil Hanratty, the Director of Economic Development SUGGESTION (Michael Garvey has contacted)
  • Kath Richards and Heather Brown SUGGESTION
  • Cath Richards, Cardiff Council (Alice Taylor has contacted)
  • Paul Orders, Chief Exec SUGGESTION
  • Cllr Pete Bradbury SUGGESTION
  • Amanda Spence, Design Advisor at the Design Commission for Wales SUGGESTION

Cardiff School of Art and Design future speakers

  • 20 January – Claudia Castro, a recently graduated International Clore Fellow from Brazil – CONFIRMED

New speaker suggestions welcome – please email creativecardiff@cardiff.ac.uk


 

 The purpose of What Next?

Broad aim: to find new ways of engaging with our audience and visitors: the ever-expanding millions who value and take part in the cultural work that happens day-in, day-out up and down this country.

Guiding star: to encourage the people of this country, as individuals and as communities, to see connections between the many different ways art and culture affect and enhance our lives; to urge everyone to register their endorsement of – and pleasure in – their art and culture, especially where these are under threat.

What Next? Cardiff website (agendas, members etc): https://whatnextcardiff.wordpress.com

What Next? UK movement website: www.whatnextculture.org

What Next? Twitter:

Cardiff: www.twitter.com/wncardiff  or @WNCardiff and #wnculture

UK: www.twitter.com/whatnextculture  and #wnculture

Please note: We want everyone to feel free to ask questions and share their thoughts at What Next? meetings without worrying that they’ll be quoted elsewhere or out of context. It’s generally accepted that no-one reports on the meetings, tweets anything personal or identifiable, or shares any content without checking first with the contributor.


What Next? Future Host Venues 

6 January to 10 February – Cardiff School of Art and Design

Cardiff University have offered use of their rooms if anyone would like to chair/co-ordinate meetings, but doesn’t have the space to host meetings.


 

Upcoming Events

Thur 10 Dec – FabLab Festive workshop, 5-8pm (drop in)

Drop in at any time to make your own decoration for the festive season and enjoy a glass of mulled wine with a minced pie!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fablab-festive-workshop-tickets-19580258079

Wed 16 December  Creative Cardiff Christmas party, 7:30-11:30pm

Creative Cardiff & Chapter host a Christmas party for Cardiff’s creative community.

We’ll have music, performers and a few suprises up our sleeves.

Come and meet some new people to collaborate with in 2016!

£10 (Ticket price includes a glass of mulled wine and a hot buffet)

http://www.chapter.org/creative-cardiff-christmas-party

What Next? Agenda 2 December

What Next? Cardiff

Agenda

When: Wednesday 2 December, 8.30am-9.30am

Host: Creative Economy team, Cardiff University

Where: Room 0.05, Bute Building, Cardiff University, CF10 3NB (Room 0.05 is to the left and down the stairs when you walk into the building).

Chair: Alice Taylor

The main doors will be open from 8.00am. Unfortunately the café isn’t open at this time, but there is a vending machine selling hot drinks.

This will be the meeting space for What Next? Cardiff until the end of the year (2nd, 9th, 16th December).

There is bike parking next to the building and car parking (paid for) in front of the building. Bus stop also opposite Bute Building. More info re: access, transport, catering and coffee facilities etc:

http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/estat/accessibilityinformation/cathayscampus/butebuilding/buteaccess.html

  1. Welcome and introductions
  1. Updates since last meeting
  • What Next? Away Day – 1 December
  1. Get Creative Day – 2nd April. Continue the discussion about how we can encourage activity in Wales. Further information from Hannah Lambert about #mycreativehour attached in ‘supporting information’ – for further discussion.
  1. Future What Next? Meetings. Planning ahead for activity in 2016. Which speakers should we invite? Themes to discuss? Activity around Welsh Assembly elections. Support and development of other What Next? chapters in Wales.

Potential future topics for discussion

  • Setting-up a Cardiff Family Arts Network (suggested by Chris Ricketts)
  • Cardiff City Region: how to get arts/culture represented at Board level
  • Equality, Diversity and Social Justice: Time for Positive Action (on Google drive) – speech from Kerry Michael at NitroBEAT
  • SUSTAINABILITY DUTY: Identify and invite the lead individuals from the following to future What Next? Cardiff meetings: Prosperity, Resilience, Health, Equality, Communities, Welsh Language, Global Responsibility.
  • Crowdsourced (Ceri Black tc)

Potential future speakers

  • Chris Jenkins, Chief Executive, Commonwealth Games Wales Office TO BE RESCHEDULED
  • Amelia Womack, Green Party Deputy – DATE TBC
  • Neil Hanratty, the Director of Economic Development SUGGESTION (Michael Garvey has contacted)
  • Kath Richards and Heather Brown SUGGESTION
  • Cath Richards, Cardiff Council SUGGESTION
  • Paul Orders, Chief Exec SUGGESTION
  • Cllr Pete Bradbury SUGGESTION
  • Amanda Spence, Design Advisor at the Design Commission for Wales SUGGESTION

Cardiff School of Art and Design future speakers

  • 20 January – Claudia Castro, a recently graduated International Clore Fellow from Brazil – CONFIRMED

New speaker suggestions welcome – please email creativecardiff@cardiff.ac.uk

  1. Any Other Business

 

The purpose of What Next?

Broad aim: to find new ways of engaging with our audience and visitors: the ever-expanding millions who value and take part in the cultural work that happens day-in, day-out up and down this country.

Guiding star: to encourage the people of this country, as individuals and as communities, to see connections between the many different ways art and culture affect and enhance our lives; to urge everyone to register their endorsement of – and pleasure in – their art and culture, especially where these are under threat.

What Next? Cardiff website (agendas, members etc): https://whatnextcardiff.wordpress.com

What Next? UK movement website: www.whatnextculture.org

What Next? Twitter:

Cardiff: www.twitter.com/wncardiff or @WNCardiff and #wnculture

UK: www.twitter.com/whatnextculture and #wnculture

Please note: We want everyone to feel free to ask questions and share their thoughts at What Next? meetings without worrying that they’ll be quoted elsewhere or out of context. It’s generally accepted that no-one reports on the meetings, tweets anything personal or identifiable, or shares any content without checking first with the contributor.


What Next? Future Host Venues 

6 January to 10 February – Cardiff School of Art and Design

Cardiff University have offered use of their rooms if anyone would like to chair/co-ordinate meetings, but doesn’t have the space to host meetings.


Supporting Information

Get Creative

The following information on Get Creative (#mycreativehour and website) has been sent to What Next? Cardiff via; Hannah Lambert – Get Creative Campaign – What Next? Project Manager

Get Creative Day #mycreativehour

On Saturday 2nd April 2016, we will celebrate a year of Get Creative, a year of everyday artists and citizen crafts, a year of shining a light on the millions of people who love to get creative every day.

The week before, on Sunday 27th March, the clocks spring forward and people across the UK will have an extra hour of light in their days. What will you do with that hour of light? What might you do with a week of light, bright hours?

Get Creative invites all its Champions and the public to use the extra hours of light to do something creative in that week – write a short story, learn a new piece of music, hold a free taster session or master-class, dance an hour a day, throw open your rehearsals or studios and invite someone new, direct a one act play, design a wedding dress, build a set, invent an artwork. Whether you’re an individual or an organisation, everyone is invited to take part. Do it for an hour a day all week, or just find an hour on the 2nd April – get creative with your hour of light.

Show us what you create, design, do and make by using the hashtag #mycreativehour and we’ll showcase as many of your creations as possible on the Get Creative website.

Let’s celebrate the nation’s creative heartbeat and a year of Get Creative – #mycreativehour

Get Creative website

To recap, the website is regularly receiving 20k visitors a week and has surpassed well over 1 million page views since its launch. It’s continuing to develop audiences and we are committed to diversifying content and contributors. It is very likely that GC will continue on past GC Day on 2nd April.

To work editorially on the website, stories need to hang off something unusual, useful and interesting. So rather than just emailing in to notify the GC team of a free event or workshop, it really comes alive when we can pick something out of the story and run with that instead, referencing the event or link at the end.

For example:

Fun Palace in Stoke – the story is all about uncovering the newly discovered Minton tiles hidden in the venue’s basement

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/2676G56bFNLWdBfnt08tLRn/unearthing-mintons-blue-chip-history

Fun Palace at the London Met Archives – their event was themed around microscopic art so the GC piece looks at the history of that type of art with lots of lovely pictures to draw the reader in

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/l7Gj3W5081fFdhhmxD6nKS/putting-art-under-the-microscope

A lovely Heritage Open Days story about the last remaining seaside orchestra in the UK – Scarborough Spa Orchestra,

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/5dR9yQKKxXJhgk9WPyMj1Md/original-seaside-rock-music-with-the-last-remaining-spa-orchestra

A fun article about the Wurlitzer organ from the Royalty cinema in Cumbria, including ‘Five things you didn’t know about the Wurlitzer’

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/2ClZ3Gc867pXxbqBTQYBGwn/all-rise-for-the-wurlitzer-the-all-american-import-from-england

A piece about Hastings pier and ‘pier culture’ including a playlist put together by music historians of music from the past 50 decades at the pier

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/4pbWgN8zmcdRnHDXM2JvR5/what-did-hastings-pier-sound-like-through-the-ages

We have found editorial pieces that are accessible and curious as well as informative work really well. If there is an easy way in to a subject or art-form, such as top-tips / masterclasses to playing the guitar or starting a painting, it’s a great way to talk about a creative project or event to a wide (and increasing!) audience via the GC website.

I’d be really happy to be contacted by any of your Cardiff chapter if they have any thoughts they want to run past me. We’d love to get some more Welsh content up on the website. Please remember that organisations do need to sign up as GC Champions in order to contribute and that GC events need to be either free or cost-recoverable in order to comply with BBC guidelines.

To get in touch with Hannah: hlambert.projects@gmail.com / @HannahMLambert


 

Get Creative Research Project

Dr. Jonathan Gross – Get Creative Research Project focus group: Jonathan Gross is a member of the Get Creative Research Project team at King’s College London. The team at King’s is evaluating the campaign and undertaking a broader piece of research investigating the conditions that motivate, enable and constrain everyday creativity. As part of this work, Jonathan and members of the team are conducting focus groups with What Next? chapters in 8 regions of the UK. On Wednesday he will talk with the Cardiff chapter about experiences and impressions of the Get Creative campaign. And, more broadly, discuss how each of your organisations works to facilitate everyday creativity. If any of the What Next? members would like to keep in touch in regards to the research, further information about the research can be found at the project blog: https://getcreativeresearch.wordpress.com/ or members are welcome to contact Dr. Jonathan Gross directly: jonathan.gross@kcl.ac.uk


Upcoming Events

Thur 10 Dec – FabLab Festive workshop, 5-8pm (drop in)

Drop in at any time to make your own decoration for the festive season and enjoy a glass of mulled wine with a minced pie!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fablab-festive-workshop-tickets-19580258079

 Wed 16 December Creative Cardiff Christmas party, 7:30-11:30pm

Creative Cardiff & Chapter host a Christmas party for Cardiff’s creative community.

We’ll have music, performers and a few suprises up our sleeves.

Come and meet some new people to collaborate with in 2016!

£10 (Ticket price includes a glass of mulled wine and a hot buffet)

http://www.chapter.org/creative-cardiff-christmas-party