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Links round-up: autumn work and play

As illustrated by the ancient game of Conkers, the best kind of fun is backed up with plenty of hard work and preparation behind the scenes. (Well, you have to do the varnishing and baking to win the game). Combining fun and hard work in many forms, Creative October continues across all kinds of sites across the city. From indoors venues… Read More

Links round-up – ways to be creative

Photo by Hatch as featured in Nottingham Visual Arts A great deal is said about creativity. As our latest guest blogger, Scott Sherrard, has been sharing with us, a lot of it is down to where you are – and where you choose to look. So keep an eye out for tomorrow’s official launch of The Tribe… Read More

Links round-up: reasons to be cheerful

So summer’s over.   This Thursday (16 September) you can hear about How to be happy – strategies for making a good living.  More details and how to book are available on the Creative Greenhouse website. Another cheering gathering (for those who meet the obvious entry criteria) is the recently returned Geek Girls Dinner. Book your place now for… Read More

Introducing Scott Sherrard – our new guest blogger

   We’d like to give warm welcome to our new guest blogger – Scott Sherrard from the Welbeck Project. We asked him ten questions to get to know him a little bit better…  Who are you? I’m part of the development team at the Welbeck Project. It’s an ambitious scheme to bring to life a community driven by creativity… Read More

Links round-up: geeks, gardens and more

Image by Macoto Murayama Digital tutors needed Do you have skills to offer in film, graphic design, illustration, games design, audio production or other areas? Leicester’s Quad Studios are looking for tutors to provide professional training, creative projects and one-off events. Booking now open for Digital Futures 2010 Two whole days devoted to the digital… Read More

GameCity5 programme announced

Image courtesy of GameCity Hot on the heels of our recent update on all things game-related in Nottingham, we hear that some of the details of next month’s GameCity5 have just been announced. Soon after the gathering of game gurus at the G5 Summit (and a little after a CreativeNottingham insight into the inner workings of this high profile… Read More

Links round-up: the four day week

Image courtesy of Hatch There’s nothing like a bank holiday weekend for proving how quickly time goes. So here are some opportunities for which now (or PDQ) is the best time to act. Creative industries – tell the council what you think  As you might have guessed by now, here at CreativeNottingham we are serious advocates of Nottingham’s creative… Read More

Guest blog: Ay up me Duck of the Dead

It all started as a conversation in a pub beer garden with a group of game developers debating zombie films. The discussion quickly moved on to how a game is actually developed and the possible similarities between the two. So, we decided to pool our skills, write a script and produce a short zombie film. We… Read More