Speakers include Ruth Leary who will discuss her work on the NESTA funded Happenstance Project and Clayton Shaw of Sampad who will present his experience of developing a sustainable cultural enterprise.
I am designing a poster for an academic conference, Advancing European Traditions of Entrepreneurship Studies: A Research Development Workshop. This is might draft poster which attempts to capture my PhD research:
Cultural Entrepreneurship is difficult to define. Are we taking a wide definition of ‘culture’ to include a ‘way of life’ or are we taking about the ‘arts’ or the ‘creative industries’?
Of course, there is no single definition.
Social enterprise is a melting pot from which anything might emerge. Continue reading Defining Cultural Entrepreneurship
When I was first told I was going to interview someone for our Cultural Entrepreneurship blog, my heart skipped, mainly because I had never interviewed anyone before (except you count interviewing your friends about sports and music a real interview). However, the day came and I was totally excited because I had the opportunity to do what I hadn’t done before and it also gave me the opportunity to ‘travel’ and see the other side Birmingham. So I hopped on the bus armed with my phone for recording, my already prepared questions and my pen and paper for writing.
Collette Waudy Ltd started in 1995 as a jewellery designer-maker in Birmingham’s famous Jewellery Quarter.Here she talks about her experiences of running a business within the creative industries.