Creative & Digital

What is the role of communities in stimulating creativity and innovation, particularly in the UK’s rapidly growing creative and digital economies?

University of the Village

University of the Village interrogated the barriers facing rural communities in accessing university outreach programmes. Read more

Shakespeare’s Global Communities

This is a collaborative review of the 2012 World Shakespeare Festival (WSF), which was one of the key strands of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad. Read more

Diasporic Film in Communities

The Diasporic Film in Communities project set out to critically examine the role of Diasporic film culture in Diasporic communities through an exploration of three postcolonial publics (African-Caribbean, Chinese and South Asian). Read more

Orkney and Shetland Dialect Scoping Study Video

This video describes a research project to find out if it is possible to build a digital corpus of Orkney and Shetland Dialects. Read more

Valuing community-led design: Video

This project aimed to collate, articulate and disseminate evidence about the value of community-led design and bring the relevant stakeholders together to share good practice. Read more

Community Film Making & Cultural Diversity Conference, Video

Dr Sarita Malik introduces the Community Filmmaking and Cultural Diversity: Policy, Innovation and Practice conference at the BFI Southbank, London January 22nd and 23rd 2014. Read more

Ystrad Mynach Male Voice Choir, Video

This short film tells the story of the development and aims of the Ystrad Mynach Male Voice choir. Read more

Exhibition Space Interview – Know Your Bristol Video

Know your Bristol, a partnership between the University of Bristol and Bristol City Council, aims to enable people to explore local history and culture in Bristol through the eyes of the community. Read more

Revolutionising our understanding of Southwell, Video

Southwell Archaeology is a multi-period, interdisciplinary fieldwork project investigating the historic minster town of Southwell, Nottinghamshire in its wider landscape setting. Read more

Aggie’s Christmas Spirit

The project team gathered local people together in a village pub and brought the university to them – through the use of technology and super fast broadband. As part of the project, participants made a film about their village and village life – Aggie’s Christmas Spirit. Read more