• We enjoy working with like-minded, dynamic clients, and have a reputation for intelligence, integrity and for producing high quality, innovative and useful solutions.

  • Key areas include: research; strategic planning; talent development; income generation; marketing and audience development, and creative producing.


As researchers we are known for our rigour, flair, objectivity and practical, diagnostic approach, and for our ability to translate our research findings into accessible commentary and compelling stories. Equally strong on quantitative and qualitative research, our research clients include Arts Council England, the British Council, BBC, Help Musicians UK and Youth Music. Read More


Naturally diagnostic and culturally curious, we are excited by working with dynamic organisations to ensure they are forward looking, internally focused and fit for purpose. We have a strong track record of making a real difference to organisations we work with, and have provided fundraising, marketing, business planning and change management support to clients including public sector bodies and arts organisations such as Attitude is Everything, Community Music East and Tomorrow’s Warriors. Read More

Talent Development

At the hub, one of our primary motivations it to help organisations and individuals to achieve their potential. Another is to develop new thinking and practice. We work with industry bodies, development agencies and funders to scope out and deliver new professional development programmes. Our hallmark is producing high quality programmes that have at their core what industry-specific, practical solutions and information that can be put into practice straight away. Read More

Creative Production

the hub team has decades of experience of curating, producing and delivering events – from bicycle-powered festival stages to national tours and conferences. In addition to producing our own events, we also work with clients to conceive and deliver events for them, from pop up events in rural idylls, un-conferences about happiness and a symposium for Boris Johnson. Read More