The Power of the Network event at City University Social Enterprise Festival

On Monday 20th February the Knowledge Quarter in partnership with MELA, presents 'The Power of the Network' at The City, University of London, Social Enterprise Festival 2017. The Festival is dedicated to promoting social enterprise and supporting entrepreneurs in delivering social impact through business.

Jewish Book Week at Kings Place

JBW 2017 goes global, crossing boundaries, breaking taboos… and pulling down barriers. Exodus and exile are the festival’s prevailing themes, as the world, more than ever, is on the move, while xenophobia remains ubiquitous. Hear a multitude of voices examining the world’s political, social and cultural fault lines.

Fitzrovia Youth in Action launches the FYA Football Lunchtime League

Fitzrovia Youth in Action is launching the FYA Football Lunchtime League. This will be the ideal opportunity to work off those extra pounds in the New Year playing with your colleagues against other teams from the local area.

Knowledge Quarter Partners Meet with Sir Alan Wilson

This week, a number of Knowledge Quarter partners met with Sir Alan Wilson, Chief Executive of the newly established Alan Turing Institute, a fellow Knowledge Quarter partner organisation.

Knowledge Quarter Private Tour: Wiener Library

The Knowledge Quarter is delighted to invite staff and friends from Knowledge Quarter organisations to the next in our series of private breakfast views. It will be on this occasion hosted at the Weiner Library. You are invited to attend a private curator tour of A Bitter Road - an exhibition which considers a fundamental yet little-examined aspect of life at Britain and the Refugee Crisis of the 1930s and 1940s.

The Changing Shape and Nature of Cities

A range of economic and social forces have converged to change the role of cities dramatically. From being places of decay in the 1970s, cities across the world have become in the 21st-century centres for innovation and hubs for a range of activities and dynamics. Last week, the Knowledge Quarter and Corridor Manchester co-hosted a policy dinner focusing on the geographic inequalities and wider issues facing cities in the United Kingdom.

Secondment Opportunities in Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Digital Culture Project

Secondment Opportunities in Department for Culture, Media and Sport working within the Digital Culture Project. This is an opportunity to develop an understanding of Government processes particularly policy making and project working, and interact with a wide range of stakeholders across different sectors and disciplines.

Design Thinking Courses for Managers

Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, is calling all mid-level managers from a variety of industries to partake in their newly launched Design Thinking for Managers executive training course. These sessions have been designed specifically to encourage professionals to use Design Thinking techniques in order to unpack their own approach and focus on how they can support users, customers, staff and partners to create value within their own organisations.

30 Years of Bloomsbury Publishing

Knowledge Quarter's partner, Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library in collaboration with Benjamin Franklin House present an evening with Nigel Newton. Nigel will talk about the key moments in the story of Bloomsbury Publishing providing an insiders-view to one of the world’s leading independent publishing houses.

The Hardworking Picture Workshop at Scriberia

Bringing to the table years of experience as scribes, graphic facilitators and creative problem solvers, the Scriberia team will introduce you to tips and techniques to empower you as a visual thinker and communicator with a discounted rate for KQ partners.