Collaborators

We work collaboratively with a range of people, companies and networks, several of which were originally clients.

Arts and Society

Arts and Society

www.artsandsociety.co.uk
Run by Jocelyn Cunningham, a one time director of Creative Partnerships, Arts and Society provides an arts and research delivery service to the RSA as well as directly to local authorities and the arts. We work with Jocelyn to develop Make Culture Work.

Coast

Coast

www.canterbury.ac.uk/social-and-applied-sciences/business-school/research/coast.aspx
We work with the ‘Cultural Offer at Seaside Towns’ research group at Canterbury  Christ Church University to develop their SROI analyses.  Based in the Business School, the team includes researchers, academics and practitioners.

Create Gloucestershire

Create Gloucestershire

www.creategloucestershire.co.uk
Create Gloucestershire is a ground breaking cultural enterprise set up by occasional partner of ours, Pippa Jones. We work with Create Gloucestershire as a founder member of Make Culture Work.

Creating Change

Creating Change

www.creating-change.org.uk
We have had a long relationship with Ovalhouse and Mandy has facilitated this network which they set up for youth arts organisations working with vulnerable young people.

Happy Museum

Happy Museum

www.happymuseumproject.org
As learning-evaluators for Happy Museum, we are an embedded part of the team developing museums for a sustainable future. Our work on the LIFE survey with Simetrica and the Oxford Internet Institute is applicable across the cultural sectors.

Make Culture Work

Make Culture Work

www.makingculturework.org.uk
Along with Pippa Jones and Jocelyn Cunningham, Mandy is a founder of Make Culture Work, an exchange network for anyone interested in how culture impacts on people and places.  Our focus is on action and equality in collaboration.

Morph

Morph

www.morph.co.uk
Morph our our extremely talented design partners. They’ve worked with us on several websites and animations.

Ruth Melville

Ruth Melville

www.ruthmelville.net
Ruth is a researcher who has worked with some of the most prestigious cultural development programmes, advising the current Capital of Culture and evaluating the UK’s offering in Liverpool in Impacts 08. Ruth works with us for Transported in the associate role, and also as a partner.

Simetrica

Simetrica

www.simetrica.co.uk
Daniel Fujiwara and Lizzie Trotter of Simetrica have worked with us and Happy Museum researching wellbeing valuation and developing the LIFE survey. Daniel and Mandy also wrote a chapter in Towards Plan A and we continue to work together on cultural sector research and development.

Social Value UK (formerly the SROI Network)

Social Value UK (formerly the SROI Network)

www.socialvalueuk.org

MB Associates is an organisational member of Social Value UK.  As a member of the SVUK council Mandy collaborates with the network to give a practitioner’s view.  We are also developing a place-based approach to triple -bottom-line in discussion, called Culture3. 

Get in touch

You can get in touch with us via email, phone or post.

Email - info@mbassociates.org
Telephone - 01539 731889
Address - 3 Sedbergh Road, Kendal, LA9 6AD