Support for the MA Programme Support for the MA Programme

Course Director

Ian Chance, Creative Entrepreneur

Visiting Speakers and Corporate Supporters

Visiting speakers on this course are drawn from key figures and commentators in leading positions across the UK creative industries including the Arts Council, Arts and Business, Charitable Trusts and Foundations, Corporate Sponsors, individual patrons, the National Lottery and Local Authorities. Leading professionals in the fields of business, financial management, communications, legal issues and marketing contribute a series of technical briefings.

Seminars and talks will be given by publishers, collectors, curators, concert promoters and festival directors, including important individual contributions by successful entrepreneurial artists, composers, writers and prominent cultural leaders. Links are maintained with the University of East Anglia through the School of Literature and Creative Writing, the School of Art History and World Art Studies and the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts.

Current Corporate Supporters

Targetfollow, Flowers East Gallery, Allen & Overy, Hammerson, Larking Gowen and Keystone Law

Current Visitors

  • Bill Thompson - IT Specialist
  • James Morrison - Freelance Journalist, The Times and The Independent
  • Isabel Vasseur - Director ArtOffice
  • Peter Purvis – BBC Broadcaster
  • Munira Mirza – Cultural Commentator
  • Andrew Brighton – Writer and Editor
  • Ian Welsh – Visual Artist
  • Eileen Quinn – TV Producer
  • Giles Foden – Writer
  • Gavin Stride – Artistic Director
  • Hannah Griffiths  Editor, Faber & Faber
  • David Case – Art Dealer
  • David Cargill – Gallery Owner
  • Antony Penrose – Writer and Curator
  • Louise de Winter - Director, National Campaign for the Arts
  • Richard Lee - Director, Jerwood Space
  • Harvey Brough - Musician