Bushgreen - online community for playwrights

Bushgreen is an online community connecting theatre practitioners and enabling them to collaborate on and publish new plays online. It's all about giving playwrights more creative freedom in the way they work and helping them connect directly to potential partners. The developing platform even allows users to submit plays directly to the Bush Theatre team to read and consider for production. http://bushgreen.org

Culture Hack Day - arts organisations and creative technologists hack together

Culture Hack Day first took place early in 2011. It brought arts organisations together with software developers and creative technologists to engage in group discussion and open up institutional data for creative re-purposing. On the day a variety of engaging digital widgets and data-visualizations were produced and yet more Culture Hack Days are in the pipeline. http://culturehackday.org.uk/

National Theatre Wales

National Theatre Wales have been building strong relationships with theatre makers, creative practitioners, participants and audiences in and beyond Wales. Through their community blog (http://community.nationaltheatrewales.org/) and discussion forums they're making community decision-making a central part of the way they work, giving audiences a unique and defining creative role. http://community.nationaltheatrewales.org/

Open FarmTech

Open Source Ecology is a network of farmers, engineers, and supporters working together to open up access to low-cost and effective farming equipment and processes. These DIY industrial machines (and the ways of using them) can be used to build sustainable living models with plenty of modern comforts - not to mention the project as a whole removes many of the barriers associated with getting into agriculture. http://openfarmtech.org/wiki/Main_Page

School of Everything

School of Everything aims to connect people who want to learn (whether as professional development or simply as a hobby) with those who can teach. Innovating in the realm of education, they offer a range of learning styles and all manner of subjects are covered. Users can browse available courses and find opportunities and things to learn near them while a database of notes, links, videos, images, documents and other materials teaches you how to teach. http://schoolofeverything.com

 Zero Dollar Laptop

The Zero Dollar Laptop project team provide homeless-project-participants with donated laptops, remove proprietary software and install Free and Open Source Software. They then support participants in learning how to use and maintain their gifted laptop through self-led creative projects. A Furtherfield and Access Space partnership, it aims to create a sustainable chain of change through free technology and creativity. http://www.furtherfield.org/outreach/zero-dollar-laptop-workshops