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Links round up: connect, create, celebrate

Image by Paul Holding as featured in First Impressions.


How to get into galleries: 8 June

Gallery seeks a professional, well presented individual is a workshop aimed at giving artists the inside view on how to get their work exhibited and sold in galleries. Provided through Creative Greenhouse, this free event is delivered by owner of The Beetroot Tree Gallery, Alysyn Midgelow-Marsden.

Pints and poetic licence: 14 June

Pubs and poetry have always had a good history. If you’re looking to emulate the bards of yesteryear – or you simply want to express yourself in a fun, supportive setting, get yourself to Pub Poetry Nottingham every month. 

Learn from the Guerilla Filmmaker: 19 – 20 June

Over in Leicester, you can learn from Chris Jones, author of the bestselling Guerilla Filmmakers’ Handbook. This two-day workshop covers the film making process, from conception to completion and beyond.


Web 2.0 Surgery and Second Wednesday join forces: 9 June

What a great couple they make. Web 2.0 Surgery and Second Wednesday have individually established a name for themselves as active supporters of Nottingham’s digital communities. Now they’ve decided to tie the knot in order to help businesses and community organisations improve their knowledge and skills of websites, e-commerce and social media. And you’re invited to join them at their first event.

Media Archive for Central England seeks Consultant

Are you a skilled communicator with experience in research and the successful development of innovative capital projects? The Media Archive for Central England (MACE) is looking for the right person or organisation to carry out feasibility studies and provide management and partnership development support for the Midlands Revitalising the Regions Project, part of the regional strand of Screen Heritage UK. The deadline for submissions 11 June 2010.


Shine in your marketplace: 5 June

This Constellation workshop in Derby sounds a little mysterious, but in a very good way. After all it’s aimed at creatives turning professional and for businesses who want to be more creative! Apparently it uses “an innovative non-verbal way of working ideal for businesses wanting to make that creative quantum leap in the market place.” Intriguing… 

Get ahead with a mentor

Could your creative media business benefit from more support? NESTA is seeking applications to its Creative Business Mentor Network. The programme gives creative companies the benefit of one-to-one mentoring from some of the most successful business people from the creative sector.


World Cup events at Antenna: 18 and 23 June

I hear there’s some sort of football event going on this summer…If it’s your thing, you won’t want to miss two special events at Antenna.

Because vegans deserve real ale too: 5 – 6 June

Real ale should be for everyone. That’s what the organisers of the Real Ale Festival at Nottingham’s Sumac Centre think. Have a taste this weekend.