View recordings from this unique and special online event.

The third of four ABCD Igniter events took place this month. Watch the full webinar below, or scroll down for the individual lightning talks by Wana Udobang, Richard Ainsworth, Paul Richards and Michael Hogben.

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

How are sustainable business models and socially-focused creative practice combining – in and outside of Greater Brighton?

Creative entrepreneurs and cultural leaders throwing down the gauntlet, making the case that now is the time to be bolder about creativity earning its keep.

SPEAKERS

Chris Thorpe-Tracey (Chair) – LoFi Arts

Wana Udobang – Writer, Poet, Performer, Storyteller

Richard Ainsworth – MD, Rodhus Art & Design

Paul Richards – Founder and Director, Stay Up Late

Michael Hogben – Arts and Antiques Expert, TV Presenter, Author


LIGHTNING TALKS

Wana Udobang – Writer, Poet, Performer, Storyteller

Richard Ainsworth – MD, Rodhus Art & Design

Paul Richards – Founder and Director, Stay Up Late

Michael Hogben – Arts and Antiques Expert, TV Presenter, Author


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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