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Creative Workspace Summit: The Role of Creatives in Creating Great Places

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Creative Workspace Summit: The Role of Creatives in Creating Great Places

Friday 20 April 2018, 11am-5pm.

St George's Theatre, Great Yarmouth. NR30 2PG.

 

Hosted by originalprojects; on behalf of East Contemporary Visual Arts Network (ECVAN), the summit will explore the role of creatives (individuals and organisations) in creating great places and how creative workspaces can make the most of a town's potential.


Speaker: 
Charles Landry (keynote)

Case Studies: 
East Street Arts (Leeds) 
Dove Street Studios, (Norwich)
originalprojects; (Great Yarmouth)
Focal Point Gallery and Southend Borough Council (Southend)
Outset/ (London/ UK)
HAT projects (Essex)
OUTPOST (Norwich)
UEA (East Anglia)


Target Audience:

Artist, creatives, students, budding entrepreneurs, SMEs, councillors, planners, policy decision-makers, economists


Aims:

  • To explore some of the issues facing creatives today and the ways that they are solving their workspace issues through innovative resourcing and place making initiatives;
  • To share practical case-study experiences that inspire artist, creatives, students, budding entrepreneurs and SMEs;
  • To inform decision makers (civic leaders and private business owners) of the beneficial role of creatives can play in creating great places and how creative workspaces can make the most of a town's potential, attract diverse visitors and serve the year-round economy.

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