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For an area more famous for Shakespeare and The Specials, it might come as a surprise that Coventry and Warwickshire produce creative work for some of the biggest brands and franchises on the planet, and also gave the world Teletubbies, The Fantastic Adventures of Dizzy and Nativity 3: Dude, where’s my Donkey?

Creative businesses here are booming. In fact, a recent statistic states ‘Coventry & Warwickshire have seen the fastest productivity growth since the 2009 recession (out of anywhere in the country), growing at almost twice the national average.’

Office of National Statistics 2018 GVA (balanced) per job filled.

There has never been a better time to be involved in the creative industries in Coventry and Warwickshire. The past has been inspirational… the present is exciting… help us define the future.

If you are running a creative business and are interested in joining our Creative Futures Incubator, watch this ... applications close on Wednesday 24th March 2021 at 12noon.

Hear from the businesses in the current cohort here;

Blunt and Brave is a brand and digital content agency created to nurture brands with bold aspirations and a big thirst to grow.

Open A cappella is a community-driven organisation established to unite UK a cappella under one umbrella and amplify the beauty of the raw voice.

Icycle is an eyewear company with a difference on a mission to transform the manufacturing sector and make everyday products sustainable.

Common Story is a content creation company offering new perspectives through untold stories and providing a platform for voices that often go unheard.

Creative Leamington is a new company offering a range of vibrant cultural events and programmes for both the creative and wider community.