Simon Moreton

Associate Professor of Creative Economies, UWE Bristol
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Simon is Director of Bristol+Bath Creative R+D, and his work focuses on evaluation of the programme. He is Chair of the AHRC Working Group for Evidence and Impact, drawing together voices from across the UK clusters to articulate the many and varied impacts that the creative sector delivers.

Simon has been Director of Bristol+Bath Creative R+D since April 2023. Prior to that, he was a Co-Director, and lead for the project's research and evaluation. He has worked to design and support evaluation for a range of arts and creative development programmes such as Creative Producers International (Arts Council, led by Watershed), business support project Network for Creative Enterprise (Arts Council England/ERDF, led by Watershed), neighbourhood arts and community development project We Are Bristol (Paul Hamlyn Foundation), and working with Bristol Festivals on a project to better articulate the many ways cultural activities benefit the city.

Articles by Simon Moreton

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26.03.24 News

A fond farewell

by Simon Moreton  and Simon Moreton

March 31st 2024 sees the close of Bristol+Bath Creative R+D, after nearly six years of work. In this post, B+B Director Simon Moreton reflects on the programme and shares details of organisations, programmes, and networks that might support you in your future creative journeys