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CREATIVE WORKSPACE SUMMIT: The Role of Creatives in Creating Great Places

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Great Yarmouth

St George's Theatre

Great Yarmouth

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The Workspace 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.


Keynote Speaker:
Charles Landry


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)
Paradise Works (Manchester)
Creative Foundation (Folkestone)
Smiths Row (Bury St Edmunds)


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

Target Audience:

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



THEMES

Keynote Speech:
'Why' creative individuals and organisations are important to places?

Charles Landry
(author of The Creative City: A Toolkit for Urban Innovators (2000); The Art of City Making (2006); The Intercultural City: Planning for Diversity Advantage with Phil Wood and more) www.charleslandry.com

Case studies:
‘How’ creative individuals and organisations have found ways to exist within and contribute to the vitality of their locations

  • Creative Foundation (Folkestone) How to ensure creative industries are integrated and at the heart of place. www.creativefoundation.org.uk

  • East Street Arts (Leeds)
    Discuss their ‘Space’ programme and provision of spaces for arts organisations (includes beneficiaries Dove Street Studios, Norwich and originalprojects; Great Yarmouth)
    www.eaststreetarts.org.uk/space

  • Focal Point Gallery and Southend Borough Council (Southend)
    Discuss collaborating on the delivery of gallery, cafe and studio space.
    www.focalpoint.org.uk

  • HAT projects (Essex)
    Talk about how architecture can impact upon place.
    www.hatprojects.com

  • Outset (London/ UK)
    Discuss the Studiomakers initiative and about new approaches to supporting studio provision and supporting artists www.outset.org.uk/supported-projects/studiomakers-2016

  • OUTPOST (Norwich)
    Talk about the development and running of the studios and the advantages of being at Anglia Square and integration within the community there.
    www.norwichoutpost.org

  • Paradise Works (Manchester)
    Talk about transition from lost studio spaces and working with developers to create new workspace.
    www.paradise-works.com

  • Smiths Row (Bury St Edmunds)
    Exploring ways of supporting artists through temporary provision and longer term partnerships
    www.smithsrow.org
  • UEA (East Anglia) Sarah Barrow - Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Film and Media - chair for discussion session


And more to be confirmed…


EXTRA STUFF:

Tickets include a road-train shuttle to South Denes for Great Yarmouth artists' open studios on the evening of the Summit.

Addtional networking, social and creative events and activites will be programmed across Great Yarmouth throughout the following day, Saturday 21st February.

Hosted by originalprojects; on behalf of East Contemporary Visual Arts Network and as part of originalprojects;' work for the ‘Great Place Scheme’ (delivered in 16 places across the UK and supported by Arts Council England and Heritage Lottery Fund, and a partnership between Great Yarmouth Borough Council and Waveney District Council as Making Waves Together).



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Great Yarmouth

St George's Theatre

Great Yarmouth

NR30 2PG

United Kingdom

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