Camden Council consults on Cultural Framework

Camden Council is producing a Cultural Framework for the next five years and wants to hear from you! To have your input into this important framework please complete the online survey. Camden Council looks forward to hearing your thoughts, experiences and ideas on how Camden’s Cultural Sector can innovate, collaborate, build resilience and engender sustainability for all.

Seeking KQ Partners: Disability and Access

Alex Whitfield, Head of Learning Programmes at the British Library, is seeking partners to work together to make the Knowledge Quarter an accessible and inclusive destination for disabled visitors. We’d like to connect with partners from all disciplines to collectively map our existing programmes and projects.

The Place appoints new Chief Executive

The UK's leading organisation for dance training, creation and performance, The Place, has announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive Clare Connor. Clare is currently heading up the strategic business development of the UK’s largest arts hub, Southbank Centre. Her previous roles include co-founding the national network Future Arts Centres and working as Director of Stratford Circus Arts Centre, from 2005-2014.

UKIE seeks KQ partners on new research project

Ukie (UK Interactive Entertainment) the body representing the UK’s video games industry is looking to partner on a piece of research which highlights and examines the technological innovation originating in the games/interactive entertainment industry that is then used successfully in other areas of the economy (AI, VR/AR, imaging technology).

Islington calls on its ‘breakers, graffers, and rappers’ to celebrate Word2017

Islington is calling on its young aspiring dancers, lyricists, and artists to help celebrate reading, writing, and freedom of expression, as part Word Festival 2017. This year’s festival includes a free two-day workshop (1-2 June) offering musical mentors to young poets, rappers, and lyricists, aged 13 to 18, the chance to write songs to motivate their community and transform these words into a spectacular graffiti mural – with the help of Breakin’ Convention & Lyrix Organix.

Knowledge Quarter @ The Unusual Suspects Festival (14 - 16 June 2017)

Knowledge Quarter is delighted to announce that we will hold a session at this year's The Unusual Suspects Festival which is being held from 14th-16th June. The festival is a unique set of collaborative events, hosted by different organisations from a variety of sectors, across different venues in a city.

CILIP seeks your views on new apprenticeship standards for library and information sector in England

Employers in the library and information sector have confirmed that they will develop new apprenticeship standards with support from CILIP and other key sector bodies. A survey about vocational standards and training to test potential take up and understand the needs of the sector has been published.

Join FYA's lunchtime league

Knowledge Quarter partner Fitzrovia Youth in Action (FYA) Lunchtime league is nearing its completion and there are now looking for new teams to join the next league.

Impact Hub King’s Cross, Impact cannot happen in Isolation

Knowledge Quarter partner Impact Hub King’s Cross has just released their Impact Report for 2015-2016. Encapsulating the year through members stories, the report highlights the connectivity and collaboration that enables the Impact Hub community to become drivers of change.
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New job opportunity at Poet in the City

Knowledge Quarter partner Poet in the City is looking for a talented Programme Manager to deliver its programme of events, commissions and participation work, through curation, project management and marketing.