View recordings from this unique and special online event.

The second of four ABCD Igniter events took place this month. Watch the full webinar below, or scroll down for the individual lightning talks by Nelson Navarro, Dr Josh Siepel, Dave Moutrey and Dr Sophie Cook.

Read about the remaining online events and book your free tickets.

Why was Brighton & Hove so bruised by the pandemic and where does the grit to survive come from?

Experts, lived experience creatives, young people and academics led a discussion about a new resilience, protection for freelancers and how creative communities can be strengthened in a crisis.

SPEAKERS

Joanne Goodey (Chair) – Associate, always possible

Nelson Navarro – Rapper, Producer, Community Musician

Dr. Josh Siepel – Senior Lecturer, University of Sussex Business School \ Lead AHRC Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre work on Creative Clusters, Innovation and Access to Finance

Dave Moutrey – Director and Chief Executive, HOME Manchester

Dr. Sophie Cook – Speaker, Broadcaster, Author, Football Manager


LIGHTNING TALKS

Nelson Navarro – Rapper, Producer, Community Musician

Dr. Josh Siepel – Senior Lecturer, University of Sussex Business School

Dave Moutrey – Director and Chief Executive, HOME Manchester

Dr. Sophie Cook – Speaker, Broadcaster, Author, Football Manager


The ABCD Plan for Cultural Recovery in Greater Brighton runs until the end of 2022 and has so far raised over £350k for the cultural sector in the city. The Plan is overseen by an independent group of people formed of a Governance Group and a series of Working Groups. Its aim is to create paid work and professional opportunities for creative workers in the city, developing a more inclusive cultural offer and encouraging partnership work to strengthen the creative sector in the long term. Partners include Brighton & Hove City Council, Arts Council England, Brilliant Brighton Business Improvement District, the Pebble Trust and many funded arts organisations in the city.

If you work in the creative industries and want to find out more and get involved visit cultureinourcity.com.

The ABCD Igniter Events series, organised by always possible and funded by the Government’s Welcome Back Fund, is an opportunity for you to be heard, to learn, to challenge and be inspired – empowered by Brighton’s radical heart.

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