This page summarises all of the events and activities that Creativeworks London has produced or was involved in. Included are also events and activities that were organised by our collaborators and/or partners.

CWL Events Archive

An Introduction to Business Strategy: How to formulate and iterate your business strategy

Date: November 13, 2013

A workshop to provide participants with an introduction to strategic planning. Participants will work together to produce outline plans which could be applied to their own growing businesses. The Workshop will – Introduce commonly used strategic planning tools; – Develop a simple planning framework; – Enable you to work in groups to formulate examples of strategic plans; – Discuss on-going …

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Flossie 2013

Date: November 8, 2013 – November 9, 2013

Flossie 2013 is a two-day event for women who use or are otherwise interested in any aspect of open technology, open knowledge, digital arts, and social innovation. Whether you code, tinker, use FLOSS in your projects, want to explore open alternatives, or just want to change the world, all women are welcome – from expert to novice, or anywhere in between. …

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Archives Application Workshop

Date: November 7, 2013

The Archives Application Workshop will focus on helping interested parties to develop their applications. It will also provide a chance to spend some often much-needed time to work on your applications with your partner. In order to fully prepare for the workshop, please read the Creativeworks London application guidelines and frequently asked questions sheet here. Workshop numbers will be limited …

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Science and technology information for the business user

Date: November 5, 2013

Whatever your industry, research journals, newsletters, and reports provide a wealth of information on technology-based products – the who, what and where of innovation. Get a competitive edge by exploring these underused but incredibly rich resources. There will be an opportunity to ask questions of our expert staff. Who should attend? Entrepreneurs, inventors, innovators, pre-start businesses and anyone who is interested …

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Limehouse Cut Floating Workshop

Date: October 25, 2013

Share your stories and experiences of The Cut with Kingston University’s Landscape Interface Studio and Shared Assets The Limehouse Cut Floating Workshop, run by Landscape Interface Studio, Kingston University, will gather your stories, reminiscences, experiences and shared history of The Cut – listening to and recording local history and knowledge of The Cut.  Take a boat trip on narrowboat ‘Lapwing’ as …

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How to make money from your skills and ideas

Date: October 24, 2013

Many people want to start a business or be self employed but not everyone completes this dream. Why not? Is it something you do, something you believe, or something you are? Our two inspirational speakers lift the lid on what successful people do. Emma JonesA serial entrepreneur and business author, in 2000, bitten by the bug, Emma started her …

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Innovation in Growing Cities

Join NESTA at this major innovation event in Birmingham to explore the central theme of social innovation in growing cities. The event will provide Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) and other organisations with the practical tools to grow jobs effectively. The morning will consist of presentations and conversations exploring innovating growth in jobs. The event will include presentations and discussions by: Sir …

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Cally Calls: A Walking Tour

This summer Creativeworks London funded Team Cally and AIR at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London,  to pair seven artists with people who live and work in the Cally: a postman, a retired solicitor, an unemployed young woman, a playworker, a group of female pensioners, a caretaker, and a café owner. The artists and their pairs walked and talked the Cally and …

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PechaKucha X Identity in Design

Date: October 22, 2013

The Designers in Residence are inviting some of their design industry heroes to join them for this series of personal presentations about ‘identity’ in design. Up to 12 speakers will offer a wide range of informed perspectives as they describe their take on this poignant theme. Devised by Klein Dytham Architects and deriving its name from the Japanese for ‘chit-chat’, …

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TCCE’s Inside Out Festival Opening Debate: Failure – What’s it good for?

Date: October 21, 2013

Nothing succeeds like Success. Or so we’re told. So bombarded are we by stories and images of successful people, products, projects and places that we can actually forget that Failure really does exist. True to form and true to the spirit of Inside Out Festival’s annual Opening Debate, we are delighted to tackle and celebrate the tricky topic of Failure …

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Transforming Place: Site and Locality in Contemporary Art

Date: October 18, 2013

Tecoh, a 17th-century hacienda in the Yucatan jungle transformed by Jorge Pardo, is the departure point for this symposium examining the complexities of place, locality, culture and ecology in the commissioning and production of site-specific works. Through the lens of contemporary art, design and architecture, speakers address site specificity, place making, commissioning and the institutional models needed to explore these …

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The Digital and the Human: Remembering the Future of Digital Humanities

Date: October 17, 2013

Part of Kings College London Arts & Humanities Festival 2013: Being Human, presented by the Department of Digital Humanities The ancient question of the human is raised in a powerful new way by digital computing, but this primary gift of technology to the disciplines primarily concerned with the human is obscured (as Heidegger wrote) “so long as we merely conceive and push forward the technological, …

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Old Dogs and new tricks: The many modern forms of film and their audiences

Based on his extensive research into contemporary media-related behaviour, Professor Ian Christie will question received wisdom about audience and consumer interaction in relation to film in all its forms. He will also examine how drawing on ideas and methods from other areas of the Creative and Cultural Industries, including new and emerging fields can help to reinvigorate a long established …

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Culture Hive Surgeries

The Audience Agency are offering a series of free*, face to face surgeries across England, giving you access to bespoke advice and practical support. Ideal to follow up on and help embed training, or help you with a particular issue you might be facing, our consultants will provide practical, tailored advice to help you with your audience development and marketing …

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The World in a Cube

Date: October 14, 2013

Please join us to celebrate the completion of this pilot phase of ‘The World in a Cube’, an action research project funded by CreativeWorks London’s Creative Vouchers Scheme on the theme of ‘Mobility and Mobile Culture’. New Media Networks has worked in partnership with the Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image and Tate & Lyle Sugars to explore ways of taking …

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Meet the Experts: Creative and Digital Collaboration

Date: October 9, 2013

Not sure how to develop your business? Interested in the latest research? Looking to explore funding for collaborations? This event, aimed at organisations in the creative and digital sectors, showcases latest research and technology from Kingston University.  Topics including  gaming, digital image, animation and broadcast technology will be presented, linking together creative and digital expertise to be able to provide …

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Creating an Audience Development Plan

Date: October 8, 2013

How do you go about designing an effective plan that focuses on and complements your organisational goals? What content is included in such a plan and how will this help generate new sources of funding and reach new audiences? Building on the ‘Essentials of Marketing Strategy and Essentials of Audience Development’ series, this workshop will take you through the practical …

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Creative Vouchers round 5 Ideas Pool on the theme of ‘Archives’

Date: October 7, 2013

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED! Following from our pre-event at The National Archives and in partnership with London Creative and Digital Fusion, Creativeworks London are delighted to be hosting its 5th Creative Voucher Ideas Pool on the theme of Archives. The Ideas Pool is an intensive afternoon of discussion and dialogue aimed at bringing together academics and researchers from …

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Data Economy in the Big Data Era Workshop

Date: October 6, 2013 – October 9, 2013

Part of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Big Data Workshop Description In the famous article “What is Web 2.0″, Tim O’Reilly said that “data is the next Intel Inside”. However, creating value from Big Data cannot be accomplished by merely aggregating large amounts of data or performing analysis. Rather, the real value of Big Data resides in the composition of …

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Conference in Creative Arts and Mental Health

Date: October 1, 2013

This conference presents on the intersections between Creative Arts and Mental Health. Work in these fields currently takes place within single disciplines (such as Art Therapy, Music Therapy and Applied Theatre); the main objective of the conference is to bring these and related disciplines together to explore a variety of issues common to both subjects, including: the relationship between creativity and …

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Artists in the Archive Conference

Date: September 30, 2013

Arrival from 10:00 with introductory speeches at 10:30  This conference will present a picture of the most exciting and innovative arts projects currently taking place in archives across the south west and provide archivists and artists with a chance to meet and discuss opportunities for working together in the future. Creative practice is a great way to unlock community interest …

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Creativeworks London is one of four Knowledge Exchange Hubs for the Creative Economy funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to develop strategic partnerships with creative businesses and cultural organisations, to strengthen and diversify their collaborative research activities and increase the number of arts and humanities researchers actively engaged in research-based knowledge exchange.