Shouting Quietly: Workshop for Creatives & Independents

Wed 4 November, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Venue: Market Town Corner

FREE

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Join us for an interactive workshop specially designed to help makers, creative, and independent businesses connect more effectively with their customers.

The workshop will be led by Pete Mosley, Loughborough-based creative business coach and mentor, and author of The Art of Shouting Quietly: Self-Promotion for Introverts and Other Quiet Souls. Under Pete’s expert guidance you will find an individual voice that will raise your profile, enhance your web presence, improve your use of social media, and help you better communicate your unique stories to your customers.You will create a personalised plan that you can put into action immediately.

With refreshments provided and a chance to socialize and network with other like-minded individuals, this workshop presents a fantastic opportunity to think about your profile and leave with new ideas – just in time for the busiest sales time of the year!

Event schedule:

17.30 - 18.00       Arrive and socialise

18.00 - 19.00       Illustrated talk ‘Shouting Quietly’ and Q&A

19.00 - 20.00       Create action plan with Pete's guidance

20.00 - 20.30       Socialise and close

This event is part of Market Town, a series of new commissions and critical debate that sets out to re-imagine the future of Loughborough’s high streets led by Radar, LU Arts and Charnwood Arts, in partnership with Love Loughborough and Charnwood borough Council. The programme is supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

About Pete Mosley
Pete Mosley delivers talks and workshops on confidence, creativity, and business for corporate clients, universities, creative and cultural organisations, and individuals.He writes and blogs extensively about inspirational thinking, entrepreneurialism, and creativity and creates content for a wide range of magazines, websites, and webinars in the UK and overseas. The thinking behind Pete’s talks, publications and workshops is built on 30 years of face-to-face coaching, training and problem-solving sessions with a wide range of successful people. Pete has simply observed what works – and what doesn’t – and distilled it into sensible, realistic advice. It’s all based on real conversations with real people confronting life’s thornier issues – people just like you.

About The Refectory Table
This event has been curated for us by The Refectory Table. Based in Loughborough, created and run by Janet Currie, The Refectory Table offers inspirational creative business courses, workshops and events for makers, artists and independent businesses. Knowing how forgettable some courses can be Janet set out to create events tailored especially for small groups. These are held in interesting and relaxed spaces where it’s easier to think creatively, with the time and support you need to explore your own path for development, boost your confidence and find a fresh way of thinking about the way you work. Add in superb delivery and good food shared with like-minded people and you have a memorable and far longer lasting experience. 

http://shoutingquietly.com/profile

http://www.therefectorytable.com

Image Courtesy - The People's History Museum Salford.jpg

May 2017

For & Against! The Art of the Pamphlet - Exhibition

May 2017

For & Against! The Art of the Pamphlet - Exhibition

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The political tradition of the pamphlet goes back centuries. The radical, simple format and DIY approach of the pamphlet, has been of long-standing significance for artists, providing alternative platforms for intervention and provocation.

Focusing on the pamphlet as a form of material culture, this exhibition curated by Gillian Whiteley will explore the local, private and public collections of pamphlets, their visual rhetoric, materiality, reproducibility and the ways in which they lend themselves to topicality.

Join us for the Exhibition Opening with a special performance / reading by artist Patrick Goddard: Friday 26 May, 6 – 7.30pm 

27 May – 24 June: Open daily (Tues – Sat, 10am – 4.30pm)

To see the full programme for all events, please click here.

(Image courtesy: The People's History Museum, Salford)

Chiara Dellerba, workshop image 1.jpg

May 2017

Pamphlet Day - For & Against: Art, Politics and the Pamphlet

May 2017

Pamphlet Day - For & Against: Art, Politics and the Pamphlet

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For and Against: Art, Politics and the Pamphlet is a two-day research and public ‘festival’ event responding to research into the political pamphlet and exploring the relevance of the pamphlet for contemporary art practice. 

DAY 2 - Pamphlet Day
Saturday 27 May
Loughborough locations - Charnwood Museum, Loughborough Library and Queens Park

This day-long event takes place across sites in Loughborough. It will involve live performative elements by artists commissioned by Radar and a ‘market’ of stalls where public participation in the making of new pamphlets, zines and protest paraphernalia is actively encouraged. Join us!

FREE, no need to book a place, just turn up!

What's on during Pamphlet Day at a glance:

- The Fertile Ground, exploring choreography, speech and music, plus short walk through Loughborough town

- "Yesterday's Future: And The Reality Of Who We Actually Grew Up To Be" sound installation in Queen's Park bandstand, derived from interviews with Loughborough’s senior citizens

- GBP Camouflage, experimenting with colours and dimensions of British banknotes and military camouflage

- Protest Zine-Making Event, providing drop-in workshops to make your own limited edition publications

- Off Message, printing and editing wearable slogans with stencils and screenprinting

- Miss B's Pop-Up Political Hair Salon, offering professional haircuts whilst you delve into an artist's pamphlet collection (supports the Baca charity)

- Freee in the Park, a social kiosk in Queen's Park offering discussions and badge making

- Stalls: Tales of the Luddites (short stories), Size Acceptance - Towards Inclusivity – A Creative Exploration (exploring body size and weight stigma), What Is To Be Done? (ideas from the Loughborough public), Extra-Ordinary News (create your own stories), Kühle Wampe (blend of traditional market trade with political rally), Leicester Riot Grrls (presenting a Riot Zine), Collaboration: Cooperation As An Act Of Protest (zine-making), and The Urban Pamphleteer (pamphlet inspired discussions).

To see the full programme for all events, please click here.

To see the associated event on Friday 26 May, please click here.

(Image courtesy: Chiara Dellerba)

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Loughborough University

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