BOP’s Edinburgh team have a new home…
15 September 2014
08 September 2014
BOP Associate Director Callum Lee on the state of cultural policy in cities across Europe.
11 August 2014
The Festivals Forum, the strategic high-level body that oversees the maintenance of Edinburgh as the world’s leading Festival City, has appointed BOP, in partnership with Festivals and Events International, to review the success of the first ever long term strategy for Edinburgh’s Festivals, known as Thundering Hooves. FEI and BOP Consulting will work with the festivals and their stakeholders on planning a course for the next ten years, which will continue to ensure Edinburgh’s place as the world’s leading Festival City.
The new study, Thundering Hooves 2, will assess the achievements of the festivals, Festival Edinburgh and the Festival Forum in delivering the action plan of Thundering Hooves 2006, the long-term development strategy for the Festival City. The work will include a rigorous and extensive analysis of the challenges, opportunities and context within which Edinburgh’s Festivals operate, individually and collectively. Working with the Festivals Forum, through Festivals Edinburgh, FEI and BOP will develop a new strategy and action plan for future development and success.
03 July 2014
A guest blog from BOP Associate Director Iain Bennett on the limits to what we really know about the creative economy.
25 June 2014
BOP China Associate Director Conor Roche updates with the latest on equity crowdfunding.
24 June 2014
BOP Associate Ulrike Chouguley on what we know about the cultural and social connections between world cities.
19 June 2014
BOP is managing an appointment process to find an arts or creative organisation to take on a fantastic new space within the Nine Elms redevelopment area.
13 June 2014
BOP Associate Director Callum Lee reports on the discussion at this week’s Forum d’Avignon Ruhr
09 June 2014
SportsDog, BOP’s in-house canine sports fan, is also a lover of the arts. He likes nothing more than when the two collide. Having immersed his paws in the Cultural Olympiad, he is a big advocate for how cultural activities can drive participation in and support for major sporting events. Here he reports on a few of the latest sports-arts mash-ups…
04 June 2014
BOP Researcher Dr. Amy Nettley reports on last week’s lecture at King’s College London, Everything you ever wanted to know about BIG DATA but never dared to ask.