Report: Mapping and examining the determinants of England’s rural creative microclusters

Creative Industries Policy & Evidence Centre,
26 May 2022, United Kingdom

New research published today by the AHRC-supported Creative Industries Policy & Evidence Centre (PEC) and National Innovation Centre for Rural Enterprise (NICRE) finds that microclusters are spread widely across England, with around a third of all rural creative firms operating within a cluster. This suggests there is a benefit to creative businesses clustering in rural settings and has important policy implications.