Do the green thing

Do The Green Thing

Do The Green Thing describes itself as a ‘public service for the planet’. Founded in 2007 by two friends, Andy Hobsbawm and Naresh Ramchandani, Do…

Mini Film Fest

How to run your own festival

If you’ve tried to buy a festival ticket recently, you’ll know that they’ve experienced something of a revival in recent years. Tickets for big events easily sell…

Participatory Budgeting

Participatory Budgeting

Participatory budgeting is a means of managing public budgets in a way which directly involves local residents.  So instead of just voting in your…

The Business of Ideas - City, skysrappers, high-rise

The Business of Ideas

Last week The Ideas Arcade was lucky enough to snag tickets to TEDxCardiff: the Welsh capital’s independently organised TED Talk extravaganza. As the mighty Yoda…

Play to Cure Cancer Research Spaceship Asteroids Planet

Cure Cancer On Your Lunch Break

Like the sound of helping to cure cancer on your lunch break? Now you can. Cancer Research has launched a free smartphone game ‘Genes…