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Being Really Good At Being Self Employed

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Ocean Studios

Royal William Yard

Plymouth

PL1 3QQ

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WORKSHOP: Being Really Good At Being Self Employed

Join workshop leaders Rachel Dobbs, Sovay Berriman & Ed Whitelaw for Visual Arts Plymouth’s next Artists Development Workshop focussing on:

  • Self Employment & Freelancing

  • Pricing Your Work & Your Time

  • Developing Your Skills & Setting up a Small Business

  • Intro to setting up your own Social Enterprise

Target audience:

  • First time freelancers involved in creative roles (artists, designers, producers, arts education etc)

  • Early career creative freelancers who are beginning to develop their own self employed practice

  • Those with some existing experience of working freelance who are looking to improve their knowledge & understanding of self employed working practices


SOME EXPERIENCE NECESSARY - to get the most from this workshop, you will need to have either some initial ideas for setting yourself up as a creative freelancer, or have an emerging or established creative freelance practice.

BOOKING ESSENTIAL // £10 // includes lunch & all day tea and coffee - This is a ticketed event, so make sure to buy your ticket via the Eventbrite above to secure your place.

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About the workshop leaders:

Rachel Dobbs is a freelance artist & educator, managing multiple projects & freelance roles in arts, community and education settings. Rachel is a serial freelancer and has long-running experience as a freelance graphic designer, workshop facilitator and educational consultant.

see also: http://rachel.we-are-low-profile.com

Sovay Berriman is an artist & plumber. Over the last 15 years, she has shown work and initiated collaborative projects across the UK & internationally. In 2016, Sovay set up her own plumbing business - Plumb Maid - after a period of intensive re-training, and now balances both her artistic practice and small business.

see also: http://www.sovayberriman.co.uk

Ed Whitelaw is Head of Enterprise & Regeneration with RIO. Ed supports the development of new social enterprises in Plymouth, with the dual aims of addressing the roots of social problems and to help people make possitive changes within communities.

see also: https://realideas.org


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Access Needs:

With diversity and inclusiveness among its core values, VAP is committed to making its public activities accessible to all, including people with disabilities and other access needs. For information about getting to Ocean Studios & parking, see: http://oceanstudios.org.uk/contact/visitus

If you are attending one of our events and have additional access needs, please let us know ASAP so that we can address your concerns - visualartsplymouth@gmail.com

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Visual Arts Plymouth's Talent Development Programme is supported through the city wide Horizon project, a collaborative programme developed between Visual Arts Plymouth, KARST, Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth College of Art, Plymouth City Council, University of Plymouth and supported by Horizon, a collaborative two year programme of visual contemporary arts, funded through Arts Council England’s Ambition for Excellence fund and supported by Plymouth Culture.

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