In the beginning...
28th September 2012
@pcmcreative picked up a hashtag #creativequarter in her Twitter stream. In order to gather the information and share it with her network WORD ON THE STREET (a collection of social media updates curated on Storify) was started.
6th December 2012
A group of 16 independent Lace Market based creatives met together to ask...
"What was going on?"
What happens next?" and "How can we get involved?"
With such sums of money having been secured we thought it sensible to ask and understand at a grassroots level "What barriers there were to business currently in the area?" along with questioning "How much money is there?"
It was a call for transparency in the process of allocating and spending the funds awarded to this new formally presented initiative The Creative Quarter.
16th December 2012
Rikki Marr held the first open meeting as CreativeQuarter ambassador welcoming 45 curious 'quantifiers".
1 February 2013
LaceMarket Open Link was formed, (holding it's first meeting @thelacehouse) to act as a reception forum to the projects and initiatives emerging within Nottingham's LaceMarket to provide awareness and information to residents businesses.
Want to know what happened next?
Over to you...
Intro to Creative Quarter
Nottingham's £60 million CITY DEAL
(PDF 15 pages)
City Growth Plan - Full
(PDF 80 pages)
Defining the "Creative Industries" in Nottingham
Link to Invest in Nottingham CI resource page
Word on the Street
A collected archive of links, sites, tweets, news articles, videos and audio mentions hosted on Storify.