CREATIVE DEVELOPMENTSConsultancy & Services for the Creative Industries

Arts, culture and creative industries strategies are essential to successful business, communities, and places. At Creative Developments we understand how to support and grow social enterprises, businesses and sector related organisations at all levels.

From consultancy to business advice and mentoring. From developing design related services and funding advice. We can help you create networks, strategies and build your organisation.

We do this by listening, understanding, researching, educating and delivering. And with years of helping over 1000 practitioners, companies, social enterprises and government large and small you’ll be amazed at the positive impact it can make to you and your organisation.

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We have worked with many creative businesses including design companies, theatre, art venues and groups, galleries, education institutions, music bands, photographers, arts and craft makers, digital companies, artists, charities, community groups, funding agencies, schools and universities, local and regional government agencies and many more.

We are located in Somerset and cover the South West region. However, our clients and projects we get involved in are from all across the UK.

Our work covers many themes including business and creative industries sector development, funding, community engagement, audience development, project management, design and marketing, training, business start-ups and much more. We’ve worked on arts, music, IT, design, theatre, cultural and most creative subjects.

Unlike other consultancies we provide a solutions driven approach and have an extensive range of knowledge, networks and experience backed up with 20 years of creative industry knowledge.

We adjust our fees according to the individual needs of the business, project or person. For instance, we have worked with artists that earn £10k a year and have worked on £4m projects. Some clients use us for one or two advisory sessions costing just a few hundred pounds and others employ us to help build their business or get involved in projects that may cost thousands.

Creative Developments is part of ADK Ltd; a company that trades under several business services and Creative Developments is one of these services. All are run by director Andrew Knutt and delivered with other assciates and partners. More info can be found on our website.

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By uniting & connecting with each other we can show gov & local councils that support & investment is key to economic & social success & the happiness of our communities.


People & other creatives want to get involved. Whether booking a band, learning something or joining an active group in their community. Let’s help them discover the rich arts & culture of Somerset.


By joining you get access to regular updates on funding and grants, programmes, collaborations, events, opportunities & more. Plus ask our team what support you need. 


The arts and culture eco-system is made up of of many local people, places & orgs. Let’s help other creative orgs & people find others that can bring arts & culture to all who live, work and play here.

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