Central Activities Zone (CAZ) Consultation Response

The Knowledge Quarter is delighted to have responded to the Central Activities Zone (CAZ) welcoming the recognition of the importance of specialist clusters and the benefits derived from clustering.

Alice in Wonderland Exhibition

To celebrate 150 years since the publication of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the British Library is launching a free exhibition which explores how Alice has captured our imaginations for so many years. The British Library team has also created a fantastic pop-up shop. A whimsical space piled high with wondrous gifts inspired by the earliest drawings of Alice and her friends.

Being Human Festival Review

This year's Being Human festival, a national showcase of the very best in UK humanities research, surpassed all expectations with in excess of 17,000 people attending more than 300 events in some 30 towns and cities, according to figures released today. It shows just how vibrant and creative humanities research is these days.

‘Modelling the Knowledge Business’ workshop

The Knowledge Quarter (KQ) and The University of the Arts London (UAL) are working in partnership to host an event that will provide rare insights into the ways in which knowledge based institutions and businesses make knowledge available in the marketplace and to their wide range of customers and clients.

Daniel Stevens appointed as the Knowledge Quarter Advocacy and Communications Manager

The KQ is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Stevens as the KQ’s Advocacy and Communications Manager. Daniel joins from the British Council and will be providing on-going strategic advice and support on matters of advocacy and communications.

Great talent doesn't just fall from a tree, it needs careful nurturing

Kenneth Tharp advocates for careful planning in nurturing future talents in the Arts and culture. In the arts so much of the grassroots innovation from artists is supported through the investment of public funds. Many of the most celebrated leaders across art forms were nurtured in the subsidised sector over many years.

'Cities, Museums and Soft Power' book Launch review

On the 8th of October 2015 the Knowledge Quarter launched the book ‘Cities, Museums and Soft Power’ at the British Library. The event proved to be very successful arousing strong interest among knowledge Quarter partners and other cultural organisations.

Shape the Future

Shape the Future is the collaborative project to develop the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals’ (CILIP) Strategic Plan for 2016-2020. The project consists of an open consultation that runs between the 25th September and the 16th December 2015.

Full programme announced: Curious? powered by the Knowledge Quarter

The full programme of activities has now been announced! Please click here for more information.

Angelo Napolano appointed Knowledge Quarter Support Officer

The KQ Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Angelo Napolano as the Knowledge Quarter Project Support Officer. Angelo joins from Southbank Centre, where he worked as Event Assistant in the Arts Programming department.