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Rachel Dobbs - Creative Enterprise Programme

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Hardwick Gallery

Hardwick Campus

St Paul's Rd

Cheltenham

GL50 4BS

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Join We Create for a series of free Creative Enterprise workshops with artist and educator Rachel Dobbs. The Creative Enterprise workshops will provide insights into a range of key skills to develop your creative enterprise, from self-employment to running events and workshops, via fundraising and social media. Refreshments will be provided.

Please read through the programme and book by selecting the date of the workshop you'd like to attend, and click register. Book in for as many or as few sessions as you’re able to attend. If you find you’re no longer able to attend the workshop, please return/cancel your ticket via the Eventbrite email or website as we are expecting high demand for tickets.

All sessions will take place at Hardwick Gallery, which is fully accessible. If you have any access requirements please contact wecreate.cheltenham@gmail.com to see if we can assist.

We Create is a community-based collaboration between Hardwick Gallery at the University of Gloucestershire, Take A Part, and residents of St Peter’s and St Paul’s working together to share time, skills and resources to support creativity. For further information email wecreate.cheltenham@gmail.com


PROGRAMME

05/11/2019 1-5pm

"How to run workshops and arts courses"

Workshop focus

• Identifying your skills & workshop themes

• Planning a workshop session or short course

• Practicalities - venue, ticketing & insurance

• Finding your audience & getting people to turn up!

Who is this for?

• First time creative workshop leaders

• Early career creative or community practitioners who are beginning to develop their own arts or community projects

• Mid-career creative or community practitioners who may have been involved in arts & creative workshop delivery but have not run workshops or short courses themselves before

• Those with some existing experience of developing or managing arts or creative workshops who are looking to improve their planning & recruitment skills

SOME EXPERIENCE NECESSARY - to get the most from this workshop, you will need to have either some initial ideas for arts or creative workshops you wish to develop, or have an emerging or established creative or community practice.


06/11/2019 1-5pm

"Arts and Community Fundraising: A Quick Start Guide"

Workshop focus

• Building Your Fundraising Strategy

• Setting Clear Aims & Objectives For Your Project

• Identifying The “Need” As Your Starting Point

• Finding The Right Funders For Your Project

• How To Tell Your Fundraising Story

Who is this for?

• First time fundraisers for creative or community projects

• Early career creative or community practitioners who are beginning to develop their own arts or community projects

• Mid-career creative or community practitioners who may have been involved in fundraising for arts or community projects but have not fundraised for projects themselves before

• Those with some existing experience of developing or managing arts or community projects who are looking to improve their fundraising skills

SOME EXPERIENCE NECESSARY - to get the most from this workshop, you will need to have either some initial ideas for arts or community projects you wish to develop, or have an emerging or established creative or community practice.


07/11/2019 6-9pm

"Crowdfunding: A Quick Start Guide"

Workshop focus

• Understanding How & When To Raise Money Through Crowdfunding

• Developing Your Crowdfunding Project Idea & Rewards

• Developing your “Crowd”

• How To Fund in 48 Hours

Who is this for?

• First time crowdfunders for creative or community projects

• Early career creative or community practitioners who are beginning to develop their own arts or community projects

• Mid-career creative or community practitioners who may have been involved in fundraising for arts or community projects but have not managed crowdfunding projects themselves

• Those with some existing experience of developing or managing arts or community crowdfunding projects who are looking to improve their fundraising skills

SOME EXPERIENCE NECESSARY - to get the most from this workshop, you will need to have either some initial ideas for arts or community projects you wish to develop, or have an emerging or established creative or community practice.


08/11/2019 1-5pm

"Running Arts & Community Events: A Quick Start Guide"

Workshop focus

• Developing Ideas For Events & Activities

• Identifying & Reaching Your Audience

• Event Planning & Management

• Preparing Budgets & Working Out Who Pays For It All

• Evaluating Your Events

Who is this for?

• First time event organisers for creative or community projects

• Early career creative or community practitioners who are beginning to develop their own arts or community events

• Mid-career creative or community practitioners who may have been involved in running events for arts or community projects but have not managed this process themselves

• Those with some existing experience of developing or managing arts or community events who are looking to improve their fundraising skills

SOME EXPERIENCE NECESSARY - to get the most from this workshop, you will need to have either some initial ideas for arts or community projects you wish to develop, or have an emerging or established creative or community practice.


09/11/2019 10am-4pm

"Being Really Good at Being Self-Employed"

Workshop focus

• Self Employment & Freelancing

• Pricing Your Work & Your Time

• Developing Your Skills & Setting up a Small Business

• Portfolio Working & Managing Your Time

Who is this for?

• 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 employment and developing these skills

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.

Location

Hardwick Gallery

Hardwick Campus

St Paul's Rd

Cheltenham

GL50 4BS

United Kingdom

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