Creative Malaysia – A Day of CSI Maths and Lotus Buns: Blog 2

7th Apr 2015Blog, News

Was it the complexion? The linen suit? Or some hitherto unnoticed resemblance to Vladimir Putin? Whatever the reason, I was mistaken for a Russian three times this morning. The fact that I can say “Hello” in Russian didn’t help – because my new found friends then expected me to continue in the language … My … Read More

Creative Malaysia – Blog 1

7th Apr 2015Blog, News

Every cloud has a silvery lining, they say – so although a delayed flight at Manchester meant that I’d eventually get in to Kuala Lumpur three hours later than planned, it had the advantage of putting me on a direct transfer at Heathrow. And this meant that I no longer had to change at Bangkok … Read More

Case Study: Creative Approaches to Conferences

12th Mar 2015Case Studies, News

We have a great track record in designing and delivering conferences that take creative approaches to sharing experiences and extending learning – conferences that engage delegates as active participants rather than as passive consumers. In the past, these have included conferences for teachers (KS4 in Context), young people (My Space, Our Space) and cultural organisations … Read More

Culture on the Waterfront – Family Friendly Art Workshops

26th Aug 2013News

Our work last year on the Titanic commemorations cemented brilliant relationships with Culture Liverpool and Liverpool City Council – so we were invited to propose some family-friendly arts workshops we could run as part of the 2012 Tall Ships Festival. These went so well that we were invited to come back again this year – … Read More

Grassroots Exhibition: Thinking Back, Looking Forward

25th Apr 2013News

Since late 2012, twenty six very different organisations have been running a range of exciting and innovative programmes promoting wellbeing across Liverpool through arts and culture. Those programmes, funded by Culture Liverpool and Liverpool Primary Care Trust as a keystone of the city’s Decade of Wellbeing, were celebrated at Thinking Back, Looking Forward, a major … Read More

Work Experience at As Creatives

14th Sep 2012News

We often have students come to join us on work experience. In this blog Lewis Aspinall, one of our recent placements talks about his time working with our team… Trying to summarize how much fun I have had at As Creatives is like trying to explain the secret of the universe in 1 minute – … Read More

Blog: Kate Pankhurst – Drawing the Imagination

21st May 2012Blog, News

After a busy World Book Day season earlier this year with as creatives I’ve been thinking a lot about drawing, and how powerful it can be in shaping ideas and learning. (We’ve worked with 12 schools from Merseyside and as far away as the North Cumbria to make illustrated books in celebration of World Book … Read More