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.

Get involved! Help us to measure air pollution in London

To celebrate the International Year of Light, the Institute of Physics invites all Knowledge Quarter partners to join iSpex project in order to create a new map of the atmosphere and find out how clean the air is in London.

KQ Partner Collaboration: The Place and Wellcome Collection

Over the summer KQ partner The Place has been supporting 30 dance artists to research and develop performance ideas, and explore new artistic territory as part of Choreodrome, a biennial summer research programme for British-based dance makers.

University and art collaborations ‘the new normal’

On 14th July the Knowledge Quarter presented at a conference celebrating the results of the synergies between universities, cultural institutions and the creative arts.
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Welcome New Knowledge Quarter Partners

We are delighted to announce six new partners have joined the Knowledge Quarter, Bertha DocHouse, Briffa, Conway Hall, Gasholder, London Metropolitan Archives and Scriberia.