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12 January 15

Museum Concept Development and Design Requirements, Ocean Flower Island, Hainan, China.

Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy has been commissioned to lead a major
museum development project in south east China. Ocean Flower Island is a
large-scale leisure and tourism destination off the coast of Hainan. Led by
the Evergrande Group, the new island (reclaimed from the ocean) is one of
China's biggest developments in the booming leisure and tourism market. Our
role is to lead on concept development, international positioning and
partnership, and design requirements for a substantial new museums complex.
When completed, up to 21 new museums will play a starring role alongside
hotels, restaurants and a botanical gardens.

5 January 15

An Evaluaton Framework for Criw Celf, Wales, UK.

Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy (TFCC) has been commissioned to work with Arts Council Wales to develop an evaluation framework for Criw Celf - an art development programme for gifted and more talented young people in Wales. Criw Celf includes a series of master classes that give an opportunity for those young people who have shown talent and a special interest in art to develop their skills and experiences. The programme is going through a growth phase, reaching different parts of Wales and engaging new types of partnership. TFCC will work closely with strategic and delivery partners to establish a clear set of outcomes and deliverables against which progress can be monitored, effectiveness measured and innovation tracked.

5 January 15

TFCC Commissioned to undertake Creative Industries Sector Growth Action Plan for Leicester and Leicestershire.

The Leicester & Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) brings together key public and private sector partners to lead economic development and regeneration activities and to drive forward economic growth. The Creative Industries is a key sector priority for the LLEP. Our role will be to measure and understand the current profile and dynamics of the sector (through a variety of qualitative and quantitative techniques), to identify barriers to and opportunities for growth, and to work closely with partners to identify specific actions which will enhance the growth potential of the sector.

18 December 14

Tom Fleming commissioned with Catherine Bunting to undertake a review of Creative People and Places Governance and Consortia Working.

Tom Fleming will team up with arts and cultural research expert Catherine Bunting to explore the ways different Creative People and Places (CPP) projects across England are establishing consortia to drive their activities. CPP is a GBP37m programme led by Arts Council England for parts of the country with lower levels of involvement and engagement in the arts. 21 CPP projects have been selected over three rounds of investment. Each CPP project is required to set up a new consortium inclusive of arts organisations, businesses and a range of public sector and community interests. Our role will be to explore the different models of consortia working to identify best and next practice for cross-sector partnership in the arts. Our client for this is the leading creative education organisation, A New Direction.

12 Dec 14

Introducing Elena Mironenko, Temporary Researcher at TFCC.

We are very pleased to welcome Elena Mironenko to the TFCC team. Elena is the Museum Director of the Geology Museum of Central Siberia, based in Krasnoyarsk. We met Elena during our work with city of Krasnoyarsk in 2009, when TFCC was delivering a Keynote Speech at the Siberian Federal University. She will be working with TFCC during the month of December, focusing her research on best practice in museums, operations & management.