Final Evaluation

UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK

‘UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK’ was a programme of public activity intended to celebrate the creativity and interconnectivity between science, technology, maths, engineering and the arts (“STEAM”), delivered through ten large-scale projects, which took place across England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and online in 2022. 

In line with the requirements for public spending set out in the HM Treasury Magenta Book, the Festival Company commissioned an independent evaluation of UNBOXED on behalf of itself and the four Government funders and the three Strategic Delivery Bodies. The evaluation is provided below: 

UNBOXED Evaluation - Executive Summary

UNBOXED Evaluation - Impact & Economic Evaluation Report


Annex 1: Commission-Level Impact Evaluations 

Annex 2: Evaluation & Monitoring Plan 

Annex 3: Evaluation Technical Methodology

Annex 4: Quantitative Survey Administration and Distribution

Annex 5: Qualitative Research Approach

Annex 6.1: Outcomes Framework

Annex 6.2: Outputs Framework

Annex 7: Non-Physical Engagement Methodologies

Annex 8: Physical Engagement Methodologies

Annex 9: Contingent Valuation Survey Methodology

Annex 10: Process Evaluation