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Guest blog: Rob Glass talks Coracle Films

Today we welcome Rob Glass from Coracle Films, (based in Southwell but we occasionally stray county-wide…) to Creative Towers. He kindly answers our questions and reveals something about Nottingham that I, for one, didn’t know was there.  Where does the name Coracle come from? A coracle is a small boat made from bendy wood and… Read More

A Visit To The Surface Gallery International Postcard Show

This week I braved the wind and weather and toddled off to see the Annual International Postcard Show at Surface Gallery on Southwell Road. This year, there are even more submissions than last year, so there are over 300 postcards by 105 different artists to see. Entries have come from Nottingham and surrounding, Britain, and abroad. The… Read More

Guest blog: From startup to success – Making the first impression

Aaron Dicks, MD of Impression Digital, drops by to talk about his reasons for being here:  When we formed Impression in November 2012, there was a lot of excitement for startup businesses, particularly around the Creative Quarter project with the funding and regeneration it promised. Nottingham doesn’t have a UK top 100 agency yet, unlike its… Read More

Links round up: knitting blood, new bookshops and a call for artists

Blood transfusions. Not very Easter-y are they? Or creative, you’d think. But in a recent campaign to raise awareness of the blood donor service, the NHS Blood and Transplant Service recently asked for knitted drops of blood to yarnbomb in cities across the country. They expected to receive 700 drops and got 8,000 instead, with… Read More