Creative Hubs: Understanding the New Economy

This report was commissioned by the British Council to better understand ‘creative hubs’: their diverse value, processes and motivations; and in doing so, analyse how best to support and stimulate the wider creative economy they are rooted in, particularly in times of political and financial uncertainty.

Written by: Jon Dovey, Andy Pratt, Simon Moreton, Tarek Virani, Janet Merkel and Jo Lansdowne


Dovey, J., Pratt, A., Moreton, S., Virani, T., Merkel, J., & Lansdowne, J. (2016). Creative hubs: Understanding the new economy. London: British Council.