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ActivityDate and timeLocationAdditional informationAbout the eventBooking/contact details
Farnham Creatives Network28 September, 7-9pmCellar Bar, Farnham MaltingsFreeA monthly informal gathering of creatives from Farnham and the surrounding area. Connect with fellow makers, artists, designers, educators, gallery owners and other like-minded creatives in a casual setting. No agenda, no pressure!
Craft Month Makers’ Workshop: Marketing Planning for Christmas and BeyondOctober, 10am – 12:30pmFarnham Maltings£29 or £99 for all four workshops delivered by The Design Trust Online. Booking requiredLearn how to make a simple 3 months’ marketing plan for your creative business with a clear financial goal to boost your confidence and make you ready. Patricia will give you top tips to get more online sales, orders and commissions. Delivered by Patricia van den Akker of The Design Trust.https://farnhammaltings.com/
Professor Glenn Adamson: Lipstick Traces – Encounters in the Object ArchivesOctober, 2pm – 3pmCrafts Study CentreFREE. Online, Booking requiredThe Crafts Study Centre is the memory bank for British craft, an invaluable repository of things, words and ideas. In this webinar, Glenn Adamson will delve into this rich resource, offering thoughts on craft as a discipline of making in the moment and keeping in the mind.https://www.csc.uca.ac.uk/programme
Craft Month Makers’ Workshop: How to get more Christmas sales8 October, 10am – 1pmFarnham Maltings£29 or £99 for all four workshops delivered by The Design Trust. Online, Booking requiredHow can you convert your visitors into buyers? What stops them from buying from you? How can you create emails that people to love to receive? Learn how to get more online orders and drive traffic to your website in this practical workshop delivered by The Design Trust.https://farnhammaltings.com/
Going from Good to Great!11 October, 2-4pmNew Ashgate GalleryFREE Booking required, OnlinePresented by Dan Goode, this online talk aimed at makers will focus on developing essential skills including specificity, authenticity, personal identification and branding to improve your presence in person and online.
Craft Month Makers’ Workshop: Social Media for Creatives15 October, 10am – 1pmFarnham Maltings£29 or £99 for all four workshops delivered by The Design Trust. Online, Booking requiredAre you a creative who regularly uses social media and want to get practical tips to drive traffic to your website by using social media more professionally? Patricia will give you all the advice and tips on how to use social media to your advantage. Delivered by Patricia van den Akker of The Design Trust.https://farnhammaltings.com/
Eric Gill: The Early Years19 October, 10:30amThe Arts Society Farnham£5. History & Heritage, SculptureThe work of controversial artist Eric Gill, from the typeface of our computers to images and sculptures on public buildings, are explored by his great niece, Caroline Walker.www.theartssocietyfarnham.org.uk
Alison Britton: 50th Birthday Lecture for the founding of the Crafts Study Centre20 October, 6:30pm – 8pmUCA Lecture Theatre, Crafts Study CentreFREE. Booking required, History & HeritageChair of the Crafts Study Centre, Alison Britton, will give this special lecture celebrating the founding of the centre on 1st April 1970. The lecture will reflect on the story and study of craft and her own curatorial projects for the CSC, offering a personal insight into the collections and archives.https://www.csc.uca.ac.uk/programme
Craft Month Makers’ Workshop: Selling higher end crafts and design and commissions22 October, 10am – 12pmFarnham Maltings£29 or £99 for all four workshops delivered by The Design Trust. Online, Booking requiredLearn how to present yourself professionally to attract higher end buyers and commissioners. This session will include how to identify and approach higher end clients and galleries professionally, as well as how to present your commissions to the right people.https://farnhammaltings.com/
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