Entries by KQ

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.

Design Council Spark

Do you have a great product idea but now need support to make that idea a reality?
Design Council Spark wants to hear from you for a place on our fast track product innovation programme, a share of £165k funding and support from expert mentors. No design or invention experience necessary.

Putting Soul in the City – towards a manifesto by Graham Henderson

Poet in the City presents an art manifesto on how to use public art to transform the 21st Century urban landscape. Graham Henderson’s essay is a call to use the arts and culture not only to beautify the public realm but also to express our values, provide social identity and cohesion, and provide new opportunities for science and enterprise.

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.

Tech skills for the creative sector seminar

The Knowledge Quarter is delighted to partner with the London Stansted Cambridge Consortium (LSCC) in tackling the need for tech skills within the creative sector. UK projections suggest the need for an additional 745,000 employees with digital skills between 2013- 2017.

Mash up – From one to many

Growth, even good growth, also brings challenges. When you go from a handful of self-motivated entrepreneurs to a team of directors and employees, how do you maintain your inspiration, the drive and values that led you to start your enterprise in the first place? Three growing enterprises will be sharing how their organisation influences society.

Books and the Human: AHRC 10th Anniversary Debate

Celebrating the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s 10th anniversary in a collaboration between AHRC and Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, ‘Books and the Human’ will pose the question: what are the primary relationships between books and knowledge, and between books and human beings?

Let’s make work better

The Knowledge Quarter welcomes the new Google re:Work website, a collection of research, practices and ideas from a variety of organisations and leaders to put people first and transform workplaces.