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

NESTA: FutureFest (14th & 15th March 2015)

Date: March 14, 2015 – March 15, 2015

FutureFest is Nesta’s flagship weekend event of immersive experiences, compelling performances and radical speakers to excite and challenge perceptions of the future. Join the conversation #futurefest.  With our unique position as the UK’s innovation foundation, we use FutureFest to gather some of the planet’s most radical thinkers, makers and performers together to create an immersive experience of what the world might be like in …

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Keeping within the lines: approaches to copyright in art and design archives

Date: March 13, 2015

A study day comprising presentations, panel discussions and a practical workshop, focusing on copyright and other legal issues in relation to the use of art and design archives. Expert speakers will explore the principles of copyright presented by current legislation and thinking, and discuss the issues, challenges and opportunities of using copyright-protected archive material for outputs such as research, publication, …

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Design and Entrepreneurship

Date: March 12, 2015

Part of the Arts&Innovation Discourses series Join us for a discussion into how design can be used to align and coordinate different stakeholders including academia, industry and government institutions. In the current networked economies, innovative ideas, competences and resources are sometimes distributed in different geographic, social and cultural contexts or possessed by diverse people and organisations. Entrepreneurs bring together these …

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Archiving Tomorrow 2015 Conference (12th & 13th March 2015)

Date: March 12, 2015 – March 13, 2015

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION RATE EXTENDED UNTIL FRIDAY 13TH FEBRUARY The conference is to bring together Archivists, Curators, Academics, Film Makers, Owners of Small & Specialised Collections of Audio Visual Materials, Editors, Producers, Directors, Technologists, Industry, Researchers and Archives of all size and form, to discuss, debate and learn about the in-depth revolution that is the transitional period between Film and …

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London Culture Industry Now! ‘Creative Capital? (Mis)understanding the Culture Industry’. A talk by Robert Hewison.

Date: March 11, 2015

The first in a series of three lectures and debates on the changing shape of the culture industry in London, hosted by the MA Culture Industry, Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths. Ever since Charles Landry and Franco Bianchini published The Creative City in 1995 and Richard Florida described The Rise of the Creative Class in 2002, “creativity” has been seen …

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Wearable Technology Show

Date: March 10, 2015 – March 11, 2015

The Wearable Technology Show will provide the world’s largest expo and conference for wearable technology in 2015. Over 3,500 delegates will pack into London’s ExCel conference centre to hear from some of the top names in wearables, augmented reality and IOT. Co-located with The Wearable Technology Show will be The Augmented Reality Show, Europe’s largest independent event for AR, VR …

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London Design Festival Partner Briefing 2015

Date: March 5, 2015

Thinking of taking part in the London Design Festival 2015? Come and get the ball rolling at our Partner Briefing at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Join the Festival team for information and advice including how to become a Partner, tips on marketing and communication, and key deadlines. It will also be an opportunity to hear about our plans for …

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LDoc Keynote Lecture: Collective design, utopias lost and futures made

Date: March 4, 2015

The London Doctoral Design Centre (LDoc) is delighted to invite you to its second Keynote Lecture. Professor Pelle Ehn, School of Arts & Communication, Malmö University, will be speaking at Kingston University London. This lecture will be of particular interest to postgraduate design students and academics, but is open to all. The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception, …

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Women, The Criminal Justice System & The Arts

This event coincides with the launch of Celebrating Success, an evaluation of the work of Cleanbreak undertaken by research staff at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama funded by Creativeworks London Creative Voucher scheme. It brings together academics from the fields of criminology, psychology and applied theatre. The event features research papers focusing on women who have experience of …

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Enhancing audience engagement in live concerts

Enhancing audience engagement in live concerts through deepening access to performers and composers. Abstract For a number of years, a group of staff at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama have been experimenting with the potentialities of deepening the connection between those on stage and those in the audience through the use of “enriching” processes which extend outside the …

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DrupalCamp 2015 (27th February to 1st March)

Date: February 27, 2015 – March 1, 2015

The London Drupal community and City University London welcomes you back for a third successful year to London Drupalcamp. Started in 2013 we’ve gone from strength to strength and are expecting many hundreds of Drupalers to descend for fun and learning. This year is going to be mega for Drupal with the release of Drupal 8 and the viable use …

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19th NEM General Assembly ‘Driving the future of Digital Experience’

Date: February 26, 2015

On Thursday 26th February, The Digital Catapult is hosting the General Assembly for the NEM (New European Media) initiative. There are 20 free places on a first come first served basis for SMEs to attend. Please note one representative per SME. Background NEM is a European Technology Platform for convergence between consumer electronics, broadcasting and telecoms companies to drive growth …

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Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Growing Pains and Gains London

Date: February 23, 2015

Speed of growth can take you by surprise and feel overwhelming. If you’re a business owner with ambitious plans, take this opportunity to come and meet like-minded entrepreneurs and get practical tips and inspiration for your growth strategy. Hear from our dynamic panel, including founder of Ella’s Kitchen Paul Lindley, founder of The Cambridge Satchel Company Julie Deane, and Managing Director of Naked Wines Eamon FitzGerald. …

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Women in the Digital Economy and Culture – 3rd Networking Event

Date: February 20, 2015

This event is now fully booked! Creativeworks London is delighted to announce its 3rd Women in the Digital Economy and Culture Networking event and to announce that we are working in collaboration again with our partner, the V&A Museum. The event will present an opportunity to hear about some of the collaborative research projects currently being developed through the scheme. …

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Symposium – Making Sense and Use of a Creative Life with Helen Storey

This public event brings together two artists exhibiting in the house of another, Dora Gordine, whose studio home Dorich House is a museum managed by Kingston University London. The dialogue between each figure is explored in this symposium, asking how creative people respond to personal and other archive collections and the place of past artefacts within a forward-looking practice. The …

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Beginning Processing (3 day course)

Date: February 18, 2015

Dates: 18th, 25th February & 4th March 2015 Time: 19:00-21:00 Price: £125 Have you been meaning to check out what that whole coding thing is about? Here’s your chance! In this 3 evening workshop, you will get to grips with the basics of programming. You will be working with Processing, but the skills you learn can be easily applied to other programming languages …

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Business Models and Funding for Innovation

Date: February 16, 2015

Join Golant Media Ventures for a morning workshop exploring funding opportunities – alternative and traditional, public and private – for the creative industries. Learn how you can structure innovative projects to make the case for funding, develop new business models, manage your intellectual property and reap the full value of your creative content. Speakers will include: Patrick Towell, CEO of Golant …

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Creativeworks London: Digital Music Workshop

Date: February 12, 2015

You are invited to apply for a place as a working participant in the last of a series of four workshops which are investigating IP sharing and exploitation in the creative industries. This workshop seeks to explore new ways of sharing and exploiting intellectual property in the digital music sector, outside the boundaries of Open Source and Creative Commons licensing. …

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Arts & Innovation Discourses: Stepping into our creativity

Date: February 11, 2015

Stepping into our Creativity – It starts with us: Building ‘in-sight’ for organisational development.Let’s strip back to our own innate creativity.Reinforce our ability to be embodied and fully present to empathise and ‘make’ together.To embrace and distil back to something vital.To explore the dynamics of how we embody, build and manifest ideas. Creativity is perceived and often used as embellishment or enhancement. …

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The BBC and a Digital Public Sphere

Date: February 10, 2015

Tony Ageh OBE – Controller of Archive, BBC and Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Media Arts The BBC’s charter is due for renewal soon after the General Election. Licence fee funded public service broadcasting is again being questioned. Tony Ageh OBE, BBC’s Controller of Archive, will outline how the BBC’s huge archive of programmes can be used to enhance the …

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TCCE presents: The Impact of Impact

Date: February 9, 2015

The Culture Capital Exchange is pleased to build on its existing work on the REF, Impact and case studies, by announcing the latest in a series of events. Timed in the aftermath of the REF results to start a debate not only on the implications of the outcomes of the REF for Universities, and issues arising from those, but also to …

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London Fusion

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.