Creative United has today launched its latest business support programme, Forge Fashion, delivered in partnership with Hive Collective, Stuart Balmer and Nigel Rust, and funded by Waltham Forest Council and Fashion District
The programme will help 30 of Waltham Forest’s fashion and textile businesses to thrive sustainably – both environmentally and financially – during Covid recovery…
Survey now live in search for Creative Freelancers as part of wider research in partnership with Coventry University
Creative United is excited to announce its partnership alongside Coventry City of Culture Trust, Northumberland County Council, Waltham Forest Borough Council and Warwick Institute of Employment Research, contributing to important research into the crucial contribution of freelancers to…
Applications are now open for the final edition of Creative United’s business support programme, Prosper North.
Launched in May 2019, Prosper North supports cultural heritage organisations across the North of England to increase their income, improve their business planning, strengthen their impact in their communities and be ready to access social investment from Key Fund’s Northern…
Creative United and innovation partners unite to launch The Accessible Instruments Challenge
As part of the wider Inclusive Access to Music Making (IAMM) initiative, Creative United has partnered with a coalition of high-profile musical experts, innovation partners and academics – including The OHMI Trust, which campaigns to enable people with disabilities to take part in music…
Creative United has today launched the first edition of its Guide to Buying Adaptive Musical Instruments, distributed in partnership with the Musicians’ Union and Normans Musical Instruments.
Compiled over the last 12 months, the guide includes details of more than 80 products, from batons and bows to one-handed clarinets and saxophones, that have been specially designed…
Creative United announce partnership with Nordicity and Waltham Forest Council to support the development of an Accredited Creative Enterprise Zone in Waltham Forest
Creative United announce partnership with Nordicity and Waltham Forest Council to support the development of an Accredited Creative Enterprise Zone.
Nordicity and Creative United are working in partnership with Waltham Forest Council to engage with local creatives and stakeholders over the next 3 months. The aim is to promote understanding of what a Creative Enterprise Zone…
Creative United joins with Crafts Council as part of a consortium of leading national organisations to publish the first report to identify and gauge appetite for British craft in a decade.
Published 26 May 2020, the new Crafts Council’s Market for Craft Report reveals that our passion for craft has never been greater – 73% of…
Creative United welcomes 18 creative businesses to the fourth and final edition of the Forge business support programme
We are delighted to announce the fourth and final edition of the Forge business support programme, as we welcome 18, fantastic creative businesses to the Forge community.
Forge is a business support programme designed for freelancers, artists, makers, designers, producers, creative micro-enterprises and SMEs in the Blackhorse Lane Creative Enterprise Zone in the London Borough of Waltham…
Founded in 2016 by Creative Director, Nicholas Taghavi, Entervision Films produces enhancing video to support any media platform.
Their current body of work lies within documentaries, music promos, event coverage and fashion.
Entervision Films joins the Forge community as part of the fourth and final edition, Cohort 4.
COVID-19 Business Support: Are the Government’s Bounce Back loans the best option (yet) for small creative businesses?
Today (4 May 2020), the UK Government announce the details of its latest finance scheme to help British businesses through and out the other side of the Covid-19 lockdown – the Bounce Back Loans Scheme (BBLS). The question is, will this work for small creative and cultural businesses?
Following blog by Sarah Thirtle, Director of Business Support…