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Helping you to achieve your cultural and creative potential through shared visions, strategic plans and new policies

Leveraging the creative potential of Downtown Kingston

Our strategy will guide the creation of a new digital service aiming at supporting and developing the creative scene in Downtown Kingston.

Inter-American Development Bank - IDB

Leveraging the creative potential of Downtown Kingston through technology

Jul 30, 2021

Creative and Cultural Industries and Urban Revitalisation in the post-COVID era

BOP’s updated Handbook for the Inter-American Development Bank sets out strategies for sustainability and urban resilience

Inter-American Development Bank - IDB

Creative and Cultural Industries and Urban Revitalisation in the post-COVID era

Sep 9, 2020

A City of Music

Our Liverpool Music Strategy published

Liverpool City Council

A City of Music

Mar 12, 2018

Toolkit for Creative Cities Across the U.K.

How U.K. Cities and Regions can nurture their Creative Industries

Knowledge Transfer Network

A New Toolkit for Creative Cities Across the U.K.

Sep 8, 2017

An evidence-base for the growing Gulf festivals sector

New skills research in the Gulf Co-operation Council States

British Council

An evidence-base for the growing Gulf festivals sector

May 2, 2019

Conscientiousness, optimism, and curiosity

Our research into the museum workforce is launched

Museums Galleries Scotland

Conscientiousness, optimism, and curiosity

Sep 28, 2016

Cultural Infrastructure for the 21st Century

How is China influencing the future of Cultural Tourism?

Chengdu Media Group

Cultural Infrastructure for the 21st Century

Dec 12, 2019

Edinburgh’s 10-year strategy to sustain and strengthen its world leading festival city status

BOP's Sabina Strachan on ‘Thundering Hooves 2.0’, the BOP-FEI strategy for Edinburgh’s Festivals Forum.

Festivals Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s 10-year strategy to sustain and strengthen its world leading festival city status

May 21, 2015

How can cities make space for culture?

New handbook published for city leaders

World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF)

How can cities make space for culture?

Aug 10, 2017

China-UK Cooperation through Equity Crowdfunding

Our new report with Nesta published

Nesta

Opportunities for China-UK Cooperation through Equity Crowdfunding

Aug 10, 2017

Sharing Operations and Visitor Experience insight

UK-wide study of visitor experience practice provides new benchmarks for cultural and visitor attractions

VE:Forum

Sharing Operations and Visitor Experience insight

Aug 7, 2019

The relocation of BBC Wales

BOP updates 2015 analysis

BBC

The relocation of BBC Wales and its economic impact

Apr 23, 2018

What makes a European Capital of Culture?

Limerick 2020

Limerick Arts Office

What makes a European Capital of Culture?

Jul 13, 2016

What's next for a video games cluster?

Our ‘blueprint for growth’ strategy has just been published

ukie

What's next for a video games cluster?

Mar 30, 2017

World Cities Culture Finance Report

How cultural organisations could respond

World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF)

World Cities Culture Finance Report

May 15, 2017

World Cities Culture Report 2018

Major international report highlights a new direction for culture in world cities

World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF)

World Cities Culture Report 2018

Nov 20, 2018

Building a cultural city in china for chengdu media group

Assisting Chengdu to assesses its cultural position internationally and where opportunities lay

Chengdu Media Group

Building a global cultural city

Sep 6, 2018

The Albany is an art centre in Deptford, South-East London

Our detailed options appraisal analysis is being used to lever additional capital funding

The Albany

Upgrading The Albany art centre into a mixed used development

Aug 13, 2018

The Abbey Theatre is the National Theatre of Ireland

Our work helped unlock €80 million in government funding for The Abbey Theatre's redevelopment

Abbey Theatre

Unlocking public funds and support

Aug 13, 2018

Organisational strategy and development support for major new cultural foundation in the Gulf Region

Organisational strategy and development support for major new cultural foundation in the Gulf Region

Strategy & concept development for major new art foundation

Jul 13, 2018

Asia Europe Foundation (ASEF)

Our evaluation of a cross continental arts and culture portal

Asia Europe Foundation (ASEF)

Asia Europe Foundation (ASEF)

May 3, 2017

Developing a ‘blueprint for growth’ for the sector  in the west midlands

Developing a ‘blueprint for growth’ for the sector

ukie

Review of the Video Games sector in the West Midlands

Mar 30, 2017

British Council Cultural and Development ‘Golden Thread’ Global Evaluation.

Exploring how creativity and culture contribute to sustainable global development

British Council

British Council ‘Golden Thread’ Evaluation

Mar 15, 2017

China Digital Copyright Exchange, Arts and Humanities Research Council

Simplifying and automating how China licenses copyright material│​中国版权授权许可的简化和自动化

Arts and Humanities Research Council

China Digital Copyright Exchange│中国数字版权交易

Jan 19, 2016

Sustainable cultural infrastructure development in China, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)

Supporting sustainable approaches to museum and performing arts infrastructure

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)

Sustainable cultural infrastructure development in China

Oct 28, 2015

Planning for a New Concert Hall, The City of London

Our work helped unlock £1 million in government funding for London Symphony Orchestra.

The City of London

Planning for a New Concert Hall

Jun 26, 2015

Options appraisal and business plan for Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge

Our work helped pave the way for an application to Arts Council England for funding. Kettle’s Yard secured £3.65 million towards redevelopment of their gallery exhibiting contemporary and modern art.

Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge

Options appraisal and business plan for Kettle's Yard

May 17, 2015

Creative Scottish Film Review

We analysed data and consulted with the sector to establish the context for Scottish film, and helped Creative Scotland shape their strategy for film.

Creative Scotland

The Scottish Film Review

May 17, 2015

strategy for Asia Art Archive

Ensuring the online archives are open and accessible.

Asia Art Archive (AAA)

A digital strategy for Asia Art Archive

May 17, 2015

UK Creative Industries – International Strategy

We built a strategy around seven key ideas to double the value of UK creative exports from £15bn to £30 bn

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)

International strategy for the UK's creative industries

May 17, 2015

New Smithsonian museum in London

Defining their market positioning

Smithsonian Institution

The business case for a Smithsonian in London

May 17, 2015

London Square Mile for Arts & Culture

We assessed the economic and social impact of the City of London’s arts and culture cluster. By combining management data from 22 organisations with qualitative research we showed the value they bring to the City.

The City of London

Impact of the City of London’s Arts and Culture Cluster

May 17, 2015

Oman Renaissance Museum

A major new 30-hectare museum to tell the story of Oman and its peoples.

The Royal Court of Oman

Planning for the Oman Renaissance Museum

May 17, 2015

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

Ensuring that the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation’s activities are aligned with their overall aims

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

Strategy development for a world-famous cultural foundation

May 17, 2015

BUILDINGS AND REGENERATIONSTRATEGY AND PLANNING

Understanding the implications for its buildings and facilities

The Traverse

Business plan for the redevelopment of The Traverse

Jun 26, 2014

Cultural investment key to the future of our cities

New enquiry finds new opportunities for culture in cities

Arts Council England

Cultural investment key to the future of our cities

Feb 5, 2019

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Our strategy will guide the creation of a new digital service aiming at supporting and developing the creative scene in Downtown Kingston.

Leveraging the creative potential of Downtown Kingston through technology

Inter-American Development Bank - IDB

BOP’s updated Handbook for the Inter-American Development Bank sets out strategies for sustainability and urban resilience

Creative and Cultural Industries and Urban Revitalisation in the post-COVID era

Inter-American Development Bank - IDB

Our Liverpool Music Strategy published

A City of Music

Liverpool City Council

How U.K. Cities and Regions can nurture their Creative Industries

A New Toolkit for Creative Cities Across the U.K.

Knowledge Transfer Network

New skills research in the Gulf Co-operation Council States

An evidence-base for the growing Gulf festivals sector

British Council

Our research into the museum workforce is launched

Conscientiousness, optimism, and curiosity

Museums Galleries Scotland

How is China influencing the future of Cultural Tourism?

Cultural Infrastructure for the 21st Century

Chengdu Media Group

BOP's Sabina Strachan on ‘Thundering Hooves 2.0’, the BOP-FEI strategy for Edinburgh’s Festivals Forum.

Edinburgh’s 10-year strategy to sustain and strengthen its world leading festival city status

Festivals Edinburgh

New handbook published for city leaders

How can cities make space for culture?

World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF)

Our new report with Nesta published

Opportunities for China-UK Cooperation through Equity Crowdfunding

Nesta

UK-wide study of visitor experience practice provides new benchmarks for cultural and visitor attractions

Sharing Operations and Visitor Experience insight

VE:Forum

BOP updates 2015 analysis

The relocation of BBC Wales and its economic impact

BBC

Limerick 2020

What makes a European Capital of Culture?

Limerick Arts Office

Our ‘blueprint for growth’ strategy has just been published

What's next for a video games cluster?

ukie

How cultural organisations could respond

World Cities Culture Finance Report

World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF)

Major international report highlights a new direction for culture in world cities

World Cities Culture Report 2018

World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF)

Assisting Chengdu to assesses its cultural position internationally and where opportunities lay

Building a global cultural city

Chengdu Media Group

Our detailed options appraisal analysis is being used to lever additional capital funding

Upgrading The Albany art centre into a mixed used development

The Albany

Our work helped unlock €80 million in government funding for The Abbey Theatre's redevelopment

Unlocking public funds and support

Abbey Theatre

Organisational strategy and development support for major new cultural foundation in the Gulf Region

Strategy & concept development for major new art foundation

Our evaluation of a cross continental arts and culture portal

Asia Europe Foundation (ASEF)

Asia Europe Foundation (ASEF)

Developing a ‘blueprint for growth’ for the sector

Review of the Video Games sector in the West Midlands

ukie

Exploring how creativity and culture contribute to sustainable global development

British Council ‘Golden Thread’ Evaluation

British Council

Simplifying and automating how China licenses copyright material│​中国版权授权许可的简化和自动化

China Digital Copyright Exchange│中国数字版权交易

Arts and Humanities Research Council

Supporting sustainable approaches to museum and performing arts infrastructure

Sustainable cultural infrastructure development in China

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)

Our work helped unlock £1 million in government funding for London Symphony Orchestra.

Planning for a New Concert Hall

The City of London

The BOP team helped pave the way for an application to Arts Council England to secure £3.65 million in funding.

Our work helped pave the way for an application to Arts Council England for funding. Kettle’s Yard secured £3.65 million towards redevelopment of their gallery exhibiting contemporary and modern art.

Options appraisal and business plan for Kettle's Yard

Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge

We analysed data and consulted with the sector to establish the context for Scottish film, and helped Creative Scotland shape their strategy for film.

The Scottish Film Review

Creative Scotland

Ensuring the online archives are open and accessible.

A digital strategy for Asia Art Archive

Asia Art Archive (AAA)

We built a strategy around seven key ideas to double the value of UK creative exports from £15bn to £30 bn

International strategy for the UK's creative industries

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)

Defining their market positioning

The business case for a Smithsonian in London

Smithsonian Institution

We assessed the economic and social impact of the City of London’s arts and culture cluster. By combining management data from 22 organisations with qualitative research we showed the value they bring to the City.

Impact of the City of London’s Arts and Culture Cluster

The City of London

A major new 30-hectare museum to tell the story of Oman and its peoples.

Planning for the Oman Renaissance Museum

The Royal Court of Oman

Ensuring that the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation’s activities are aligned with their overall aims

Strategy development for a world-famous cultural foundation

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

Understanding the implications for its buildings and facilities

Business plan for the redevelopment of The Traverse

The Traverse

New enquiry finds new opportunities for culture in cities

Cultural investment key to the future of our cities

Arts Council England

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Helping you to achieve your cultural and creative potential through shared visions, strategic plans and new policies

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