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As this is a new initiative for the library, we're currently talking to as many creative practitioners as possible about how the library can shape services for them. We recently organised mentoring days, focus groups and networking events with partners such as Sheffield Doc/Fest
There's been a real buzz around the British Library recently – for the first time in March we held the Spring Festival, a five day celebration of creativity, fashion and design aimed at the creative industries. There was a lot on show, including a spring market, LATE event with 50 artists working in the front hall and a vintage knitting event – over 1,700 people took part.