Write:Record:Release - Songwriting
Jun
30
2:00 PM14:00

Write:Record:Release - Songwriting

Steven will be discussing the challenges of songwriting along with providing helpful technique for those struggling to reach their creative potential. Steven has an immense catalogue of music released as a solo artist, front man of the band Lost Alone and also as a 'ghost writer'. Joining us will be writer Edd Saffell from Eddie & The Wolves to add his thoughts in a panel discussion followed by question and answer session.

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Visual Business Planning - Session 4
Jul
5
10:00 AM10:00

Visual Business Planning - Session 4

Producing a written, traditional business plan can be a struggle, yet we all need to plan to achieve our goals.  This workshop series is for all creative, right-brained thinkers and even those who hate to plan!  Each workshop uses practical, visual tools to take you through the planning process, in bite-sized chunks.  You’ll share ideas with fellow creatives and follow your own creative process to craft a plan that works for you.

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How do you become an Artist in Residence?
Jul
10
6:30 PM18:30

How do you become an Artist in Residence?

Learn more about artistic residency opportunities, from how to apply, what they’re really like and if they could help you to expand your practice. This evening event will provide an opportunity to discuss the topic with those involved in commissioning residencies, artists who have successfully been awarded them and provide insight into the varied experiences of those involved.

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Your Finances - Pricing
Jul
17
10:00 AM10:00

Your Finances - Pricing

A two-part workshop series exploring pricing and cash flow. At the end of both series, you'll be able to identify, evaluate and apply relevant pricing strategies to your business to achieve goals, identify and forecast different sales opportunities, complete a cash flow forecast and use this tool to inform decision-making!

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Your Finances - Cash Flow
Jul
24
10:00 AM10:00

Your Finances - Cash Flow

A two-part workshop series exploring pricing and cash flow. At the end of both series, you'll be able to identify, evaluate and apply relevant pricing strategies to your business to achieve goals, identify and forecast different sales opportunities, complete a cash flow forecast and use this tool to inform decision-making!

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Visual Business Planning - Session 3
Jun
19
10:00 AM10:00

Visual Business Planning - Session 3

Producing a written, traditional business plan can be a struggle, yet we all need to plan to achieve our goals.  This workshop series is for all creative, right-brained thinkers and even those who hate to plan!  Each workshop uses practical, visual tools to take you through the planning process, in bite-sized chunks.  You’ll share ideas with fellow creatives and follow your own creative process to craft a plan that works for you.

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Write:Record:Release - Composition
Jun
16
2:00 PM14:00

Write:Record:Release - Composition

The art of structure and composition will be tackled by professional composer and musician Richard Birkin. Richards work has been featured in the Guardian, on TV and he has also composed for Armani. Local songwriter/producer Edd Saffell will join us for discussion and a question and answer session.

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Write:Record:Release - Mastering & Formats
Jun
9
2:00 PM14:00

Write:Record:Release - Mastering & Formats

The often referred to 'dark art' of mastering will be demystified by Subsequent Mastering owner Joe Caithness. Apart from explaining the process Joe will discuss how to get your tracks ready for mastering and the various format options available along with their implications. Topics raised will then be further discussed as Jason Marsall of 74Sound mastering studios joins us for debate, questions and answers.

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Visual Business Planning - Session 2
Jun
7
10:00 AM10:00

Visual Business Planning - Session 2

Producing a written, traditional business plan can be a struggle, yet we all need to plan to achieve our goals.  This workshop series is for all creative, right-brained thinkers and even those who hate to plan!  Each workshop uses practical, visual tools to take you through the planning process, in bite-sized chunks.  You’ll share ideas with fellow creatives and follow your own creative process to craft a plan that works for you.

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Digital Influencer X Designer Panel Night
Jun
4
6:00 PM18:00

Digital Influencer X Designer Panel Night

An evening exploring the power of digital stylists, how they're influencing fashion and turning their online presence into a career. We'll be joined by the brilliant Jordan Bunker, Two Times Style and Visionarism founders, Ste Wing and Thierry McFly! Fashion house Campbell Cole will also be joining us to explain how designers work with digital influencers and what they're looking for when approaching people to represent their brand.

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Write:Record:Release - Releasing Music & The Media
Jun
2
2:00 PM14:00

Write:Record:Release - Releasing Music & The Media

Sarah is a long standing music journalist while Pete has been a broadcaster and former bass player of indie legends Cable. The two came together to form Reckless Yes records. In this workshop we will be discussing approaching labels, forming your own label, other ways of releasing your music and how to get noticed by the music press. Sarah and Pete will also engage in a panel discussion and question and answer session.

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Write:Record:Release - Music Business (Management & A&R)
May
26
2:00 PM14:00

Write:Record:Release - Music Business (Management & A&R)

Spencer has a long history of discovering and managing acts that have become household names. Here to share his extensive knowledge of the music business we will be looking at some of the industry pitfalls along with discovering methods to propel your music to the wider audience. Baby J, owner of Baby People and most notably remixer of Amy Winehouse will join us to add his own thoughts on the music business followed by a question and answer session.

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Practicalities of a Craft Fair
May
22
5:30 PM17:30

Practicalities of a Craft Fair

An evening exploring the practicalities of craft fairs. From tips on making sure your products catch the eye and showcase your business, to considerations around possible hidden costs and time commitments, join us for an evening of sharing and learning in the unique Debbie Bryan tea room.

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Visual Business Planning - Session 1
May
22
10:00 AM10:00

Visual Business Planning - Session 1

Producing a written, traditional business plan can be a struggle, yet we all need to plan to achieve our goals.  This workshop series is for all creative, right-brained thinkers and even those who hate to plan!  Each workshop uses practical, visual tools to take you through the planning process, in bite-sized chunks.  You’ll share ideas with fellow creatives and follow your own creative process to craft a plan that works for you.

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Write:Record:Release - Performance & Stagecraft
May
12
2:00 PM14:00

Write:Record:Release - Performance & Stagecraft

Performance & Stagecraft with Hannah Sharples

Vocal coach Hannah Sharples will guide the musician with techniques on how to present yourself on stage, enabling you to engage the audience with confidence. This will be an overview from warming up to utilising your presence in your performance. We will be joined by Steven Battelle, solo artist and previously front man of critically acclaimed rock band Lost Alone to discuss this topic further and field questions from the participants.

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Get Started with Instagram for Business - Beginners Workshop
May
9
5:30 PM17:30

Get Started with Instagram for Business - Beginners Workshop

Instagram lets you show your personality quicker and more effectively than any text post. And it’s for all types of businesses - there are many types of photos business-to-business companies can use. This workshop is designed specifically for beginners and will explore filters, jargon and what you should be posting.

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Write:Record:Release - Recording & Production
May
5
2:00 PM14:00

Write:Record:Release - Recording & Production

Being prepared for a studio session and knowing how to make the most of your time is essential when it comes to documenting your music. Here we will also explore the role of the producer and how your work can be enhanced by choosing the right person for the job. For the home recordists we will also give tips to help you  achieve better results from your own projects. We will be joined by owner of Snug Studios, Robin Newman, to discuss topics raised during the day followed by a question and answer session.

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General Data Protection Regulations - What it means for small businesses
May
4
10:00 AM10:00

General Data Protection Regulations - What it means for small businesses

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply from 25 May 2018. All organisations that collect, store or process the personal data of individuals residing in the EU will need to comply with the new legislation. This session will unpick the requirements of GDPR and allow time to discuss what it could mean for your business. 

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Out of the Office
Apr
19
10:00 AM10:00

Out of the Office

Join the Real Creative Futures team, for an opportunity to meet fellow creatives and co-work at New Art Exchange! Bring whatever you need to work and we'll provide the space, WiFi and tasty sweet treats to keep energy levels up!

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Get Started with Twitter for Business - Beginners Workshop
Apr
18
5:30 PM17:30

Get Started with Twitter for Business - Beginners Workshop

If your business isn't on Twitter yet, your competitors are, and they're getting their marketing messages, news and special deals out to your target audience right now. This session is designed specifically for beginners and will explore how to set up an attractive Twitter profile, de-code the jargon and explain the deal with 'hashtags'.

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Lichtung
Mar
31
to Apr 10

Lichtung

  • Outside New Art Exchange (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

To launch their new White Rose Appeal, the National Holocaust Memorial Centre in Nottinghamshire, has commissioned a major photographic and film work by the Nottingham based artist, Katja Hock. This new piece, titled Lichtung, will appear on the exterior of NAE's building as prints and projections visible to visitors 24 hours a day. 

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