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10 Dec 14

Creative and Cultural Visioning for the Central to Eveleigh Transport and Urban Regeneration Programme, Sydney, Australia.

TFCC has been commissioned by Urban Growth New South Wales and Arup to explore the potential role of the creative industries and wider cultural sector for this large-scale regeneration and development project. This is a huge three kilometre stretch of government owned land around and within the rail corridor from Central to Macdonaldtown and Erskineville Stations in central Sydney. TFCC will be involved in visioning workshops and scoping for best and next practice internationally.

Nov 28 14

Tom Fleming as Guest Lecturer, University of Warwick Centre for Cultural Policy Studies, UK.

This lecture will feature the TFCC portfolio over the last decade and explore the changing world of cultural policy and creative industries agendas. It will feature examples from our work in different countries and critically reflect on the role of cultural consultancies, independent research and technical expertise in shaping sector development.

Nov 27 14

Sing to Live, Live to Sing - Mapping Exercise. Kensington and Chelsea, London, UK.

Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy has been commissioned by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea to map provision and potential need for singing activities and to explore the role they can play in delivering outcomes such as improved health and well-being. Sing to Live, Live to Sing is a singing for health programme in Kensington and Chelsea, initiated by the Arts Service in partnership with Tri-Borough Public Health. This project builds from our previous work with the Borough in exploring the social capital generated by active participation in arts and culture.

18 Nov 14

Tom Fleming part of British Council Creative Hubs Steering Group.

The Steering Group is a pool of experts advising on 'hubs' in the creative economy. It consists of leading members from across the creative community, and focuses its work on providing support and creating sustainable futures for creative hubs across the EU and beyond.

This work builds on Tom Fleming's report for the 'Creative Hubs Forum' in Portugal earlier this year. The important work on creative hubs continues, and Tom Fleming is looking forward to chair the next symposium in Portugal in January 2015.

A summary of the 'Creative Hubs Forum' report, published in collaboration with Vanya Rodrigues, can be found here:

For more information about the Steering Group and Creative Hubs programme, visit:

13-15 Nov 14

Tom Fleming presenting at the 4th African Creative Economy Conference - ACEC2014 - Rabat, Morocco.

This major event aims to stimulate debate and produce cutting edge perspectives on the African Creative and Cultural Economy. It is an annual project of the Arterial Network, a Pan-African civil society network of artists, cultural activists, enterprises, NGOs and others active in the creative sector.

Building on his ongoing consultancy work across the African creative and cultural economy (with work in 9 African countries to date), and his role with UNESCO as expert adviser on international cultural policy, Tom will explore agendas for the development of a sustainable, inclusive and collaborative creative sector for Africa. He will also draw on experience in emergent economies across the world - including his role as lead consultant to the first National Cultural industries Strategy in Vietnam.