SPACE Toolkit Professional Development Programme Winter 2017

September - December 2017

37 Queen Street
Colchester CO1 2PQ
Every first Thursday

SPACE Toolkit is a new professional development programme at the creative hub 37 Queen Street, Colchester. The programme presents a series of inspirational talks and workshops with artists, creative practitioners and industry experts, which provides participants with new ideas and practical skills.

Ticket includes complimentary drinks and networking after the talk.

Thu 5 Oct, 6-8pm
How to run a successful Crowdfunding campaign
Led by Strategist & Fundraiser Dana Segal
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With the recent crowdfunding boom, which has been helping a large range of creatives, the session will discuss challenges and provide tips on how to run a successful campaign, in conversation with a panel of practitioners from the arts, crafts and creative industries sectors.

The panel includes:
Martin Usborne, Hoxton Mini Press, London
Julie Kouamo, Kouamo, London
Andy Smith, Mad Gaming Terrain, Colchester


Thu 2 Nov, 6-8pm
Architecture talk with Je Ahn, Studio Weave / Architecture 00
Introduced by Hana Loftus, HAT Projects, Colchester
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An interactive session with Je Ahn, founder of London-based architecture practice Studio Weave.
Je was born near Busan, on the south coast of South Korea where he grew up fishing and eating lots of seafood. With a range of experiences from renovating historic houses in West London to the City of London’s largest office development, to Crossrail, his practice brings together architecture, design, craft and art.


Thu 7 Dec, 6-8pm
How to promote your work
Led by Pete Mosley, author of The Art of Shouting Quietly
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A practical session about challenges and best practice in self-promotion for creative businesses. Participants will go away with a plan for marketing themselves more effectively.

Pete Mosley is a writer, blogger and business expert at craft & design magazine, he writes books about the business of creativity and creates online toolkits.


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