How can creative industries work to improve diversity and inclusion?
After a recent report from the Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre (PEC) has shown that social mobility is a systemic issue for creative industries, we discuss barriers to diversity and inclusion.
Carmel King, Photographer – Documenting London’s Craftspeople
Carmel has documented many of London's craftspeople and their history, here she discusses their importance to the city and its heritage.
Frieze London 2021
With an extensive schedule of museum, gallery and partner events across London. In support of artists and studio providers across the sector, we’ve highlighted some exhibitions we’re planning to see during the week.
Creative Places Create Value
We are proud to release our report Creative Places Create Value, in collaboration with Get Living and Creative Estuary, demonstrating a positive association between the presence of creative workspace and residential property values.
How to revive a neighbourhood: with imagination beauty and art
Creative practitioner Theaster Gates discusses ‘activating buildings and places through re-imagining their use as cultural hubs’ in a 2015 TEDtalk on the Dorchester Projects.
Art Could Impact Everyone: The Darkness That You Fear
CLT's Marketing Executive Rosie explores the visibility of, and access to, art and creativity including our responsibility to ensure everyone has it.
Creative Land Trust to convert Alice Billings House in Stratford into 30 studios.
Creative future set for historic building Alice Billings House on Stratford Highstreet, as Creative Land Trust announce plans for refurbishment following funding boost from Newham Council.
Cities must acknowledge artists’ work if they are to thrive.
Sara Kapanen, founder of feminist and anti-racist media and consultancy Women of the Wick discusses issues with salary, rent and studio ratios for creative professionals and artists' must be sufficiently compensated for their work.
Emmanuel Unaji explores the socio-economic importance of art, culture and commerce.
Rosie from the Creative Land Trust interviews artist and trustee Emmanuel Unaji, learning about his practice and the relationship between artistic expression, advertising and commerciality.
Haroon Mirza – The value put on space, artists and culture.
Haroon Mirza artist, and CLT ambassador, raises concerns about the future use of space in the city of London, what we can learn from the past, and where we must place value in the future.
Creative Land Trust invites studio providers to tender for Stone Studios
Having recently announced the acquisition of 33,000 square feet of ground and lower ground floor space that forms part of a new mixed-use development in the heart of Hackney Wick, we're now looking for studio providers committed to equality, diversity, sustainability and community to run the workspace.
Tim Gomersall, Vivid Studios – The Future of Creative Spaces in London
Tim Gomersall, one of the co-founders of Vivid Studios, discusses how London has adapted and changed during the pandemic. How creatives now have the opportunity to seep back into areas previously unaffordable, a result of gentrification, now dormant due to the pandemic.
Making space for art – Making space for beauty
Creative Land Trust's, Gordon Seabright discusses the importance of social and cultural beauty to our towns and cities, and how we can secure the future of the places that generate beauty, and the people who live and work in them.
Creative Land Trust announces its first studio acquisition
Creative Land Trust today announces the acquisition of Stone Studios in the heart of Hackney Wick from developer Telford Homes.
Emma Wilcox, Creative Estuary – Investing in creativity: Why now?
By building places where creatives can thrive across the length of the Thames Estuary, and embedding them into our communities, we will make the invisible visible to a new generation of creative practitioners.
Creative Land Trust announces new declaration of a climate emergency.
Understanding that we recognise the existence of a Climate Emergency and intend to play our part in addressing it.
Siobhan Davies Dance – supporting your community in order to build resilience.
The impact of the Mayor of London's Creative Workspace Resilience Fund, for recipient Siobhan Davies Dance, administered by CLT.
Diversifying operations – studio providers share their ideas, tips & successes.
How to remain resilient as we work together to rebuild our creative industries.
Tannery Arts – building a sustainable and inclusive infrastructure for artists of all identities.
A case study from a recipient of the Creative Workspace Resilience Fund.
The creative sector is looking for a “unifying voice”.
Studio providers share with us the effects of COVID 19 on their business and what the industry needs in order to recover.
Shape Arts – breaking barriers for disabled creatives.
Shape Arts use the Creative Workspace Resilience Fund to support their network, administered by CLT on behalf of The Mayor of London.
Bow Arts Studios – supporting early career artists and creative businesses.
The impact of the Creative Workspace Resilience Fund for recipient Bow Arts, administered by CLT on behalf of The Mayor of London.
Fuzzbrain Studios – nurturing musical talent in Leyton.
Fuzzbrain Studios share how they've benefitted from the Creative Workspace Resilience Fund, administered by CLT on behalf of The Mayor of London.
Mayor’s emergency support fund awards £1.6m to studios hardest hit by the Covid-19 crisis.
Emergency funding has been awarded to artist studios across the capital who are struggling from the impact of COVID-19.
COVID 19 Support for Artists and Studio Providers
We've created a list of organisations offering funding and support to creative industries in order to reduce the impact of the pandemic.