To help creatives adapt, survive and grow, South East Creatives have pulled together a local offer of five new workshops for East Sussex-based creative and cultural businesses and sole traders.

These are free to any business or sole trader that has passed eligibility for the Programme. You can apply for the Programme here to South East Creatives.
Priority will be given to those who have not yet received 12 hours of training support or a grant from South East Creatives.

Check out the South East Creatives website and social platforms (Facebook: South East Creatives, Twitter: @S_E_Creatives, Instagram: s.e.creatives ) for more events as they come on board. Or get in touch with your local Co-ordinator (see below for contact details) if you have any ideas for specific workshops relating to business support that they could offer.

Five new workshops

Fashion Sector Workshops
20 October & 6 November
10.30am to 12.15pm on both days

Offering fashion and accessory businesses in East Sussex the space to come together to discuss ideas and share knowledge. The two facilitated Zoom sessions will feature a key speaker from the sector and the chance to network.
• Tuesday 20 October, Elisa Fogli will discuss “From SM to cart – digital and social marketing “
• Friday 6 November, Jo Beardsworth explores “Selling and the new soft sell approach in fashion marketing – what’s the difference?”

Book on Eventbrite here

Inventing Your Future – Business Planning for People Who Hate Planning
Four consecutive Mondays, starting 5 October 2020
2-5pm on each Monday

A four part online workshop series to help creative entrepreneurs and freelancers think about living well and making a living in the ‘new normal’. Perfect for those of you who need to re-imagine your business or career in light of the pandemic, or who simply need some help focusing on strategy amidst all the uncertainty we face.

For more details and to sign up, go to Eventbrite here

The Creating and Innovating Sessions
2 sessions, 14th and 21st October 2020
9.30am to 12.30pm on both days

Two workshops exploring the related themes of creativity in changing times and the why, what and how of innovating. Led by Julia Payne, these workshops will help you’ll explore how creativity works, the conditions that help nurture it, and look at the key ingredients of successful innovation.

For more details and to sign up, go to Eventbrite here

Produce Your Own Social Media Strategy workshop
3 and 5 November 2020
10am to 1pm on both days

Over the two sessions, social media specialists Social Brighton will guide you through developing a social media strategy for your business or project. You’ll learn how, where and when to publish content that gets attention from the right people – without spending ages on social media. And how you measure the results.

For more details and to sign up, go to Eventbrite here

Leading oneself… and others
24 November 2020
10am to 12.30pm

A workshop exploring how we sustain ourselves and stay connected to what is fundamental, and access this to guide our decision making. Martin Gent will help participants connect with leadership – of themselves and others (colleagues, clients or organisations).

For more details and to sign up, go to Eventbrite here

If you have any questions about South East Creatives please contact either Ben or Marina, South East Creatives Co-ordinators for East Sussex.
Contact Ben Morgan Ben covers Hastings, Rye, Bexhill and surrounding area.
Contact Marina Norris Marina covers Eastbourne, Lewes, Newhaven and surrounding area.

Posted by sally on Friday 25 September 2020