Join us for lunch at the second in our series of thought-provoking talks.

In association with West Midlands Growth Company, Creative Conversations explore the role of the creative industries in urban place-making, regeneration, education and employment.

Our second event on Mon 17 Sep at 12 noon, will be an invigorating lunchtime conversation hosted by Sathnam Sanghera of The Times and writer of The Boy with the Topknot.

Sathnam will be joined by our esteemed panellists – Gurdip Bhangoo, Head of Future Skills & Events, BBC Academy, Clair Mowbray, Chief Executive, National College for High Speed Rail and Professor David Roberts, National Teaching Fellow, Birmingham City University

Enjoy high-quality discourse as we probe into the impact of the creative industries on our region’s economy, education, employment and beyond.  Creative Conversations is also a chance to network with some of the most well-known names in the city from across the sectors.

Tickets are £25pp to include welcome drink, light two-course seated lunch with wine. Places are strictly limited. BOOK NOW

Event Format


12 noon Welcome drink and networking in the Atrium (entrance via our Thorp St reception)
12.30pm Light two-course seated lunch with a glass of wine
1.15pm Creative Conversation, hosted by Sathnam Sanghera
2pm Event Close



Future Creative Conversations...

Our next Creative Conversation features Rosie Millard OBE, broadcaster and Chair of Hull City of Culture 2017 who’ll be taking up the Creative Conversations baton talking to leading names representing academia, politics and inward investment. Join us in Jan 2019 (final date TBC)