Be nice to your space!

Community Guide to Room Hire;  Power to Change / MyCake

Have you got space in your community centre?   Do you use it all?  Or is there a room at the back, maybe a little damp (’cause you don’t keep the heater on) that’s sitting there, lonely, with no one to play in it? Just a little sad round the edges, and slighly neglected with perhaps Read the full article…

Creative Lenses Forum will explore innovative business models in the arts

Creative Lenses Forum Innovative business models in the arts 13/10/16 University of the Arts London

Times of austerity can foster great art, but have the past few years led to innovation in the business models that support it? A forthcoming event at Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London will look at exactly that question by exploring business model innovation of independent arts venues and performing arts organisations. Read the full article…

Meet the Finance advisors helping the creative industry flourish

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Launched across England in September 2014, Creative Industry Finance is a programme designed to assist creative and cultural enterprises in securing the finance and investment needed to develop and grow into sustainable businesses, and is delivered and managed by Creative United. Meet three of the Creative Industry Finance Advisors in this video (filmed by MyCake’s Read the full article…

PopUp Summit 2014

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On Friday 26 September, PopUp Britain will host a day-long event in central London featuring inspiring talks and panel discussions from retail, property and popup experts on the UK’s growing popup economy. It’s for anyone who wants to know more about the fast-paced world of popup retail from those at the industry’s forefront. Learn how Read the full article…

Why pay artists?

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The Paying artists campaign, shaped and generated by artists through a-n and AIR, has launched a new campaign video: What is the Paying Artists Campaign Visual artists in the UK are regularly expected to develop and exhibit their work without a fee. We don’t think this is right. The Paying Artists campaign aims to secure Read the full article…

Call to Artists to be inspired by Cliftonville, Margate

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Artists from the UK and Northern France are being invited to apply for residencies providing an opportunity to spend time in Cliftonville and to make new work inspired by the area. The opportunity forms part of Home: an ambitious new programme of artists’ residencies and commissions that will take place during 2014 and early 2015. Read the full article…

How do I cost my work and services? – #MoneyMatters with MyCake

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Since the start of the year Yorkshire Artspace, through their Studio 54 online resource, have been running the popular professional development programme for creative entrepreneurs called Starting Out. Having met many early career artists, craftspeople and designer-makers over the last 13 years, Studio 54 has the know how to make your creative venture into a Read the full article…

Be Smart About Art: What do creative professionals need to know about finance? Tonight 8pm

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Be Smart About Art runs a series of free online sessions called Second-Wednesday Webinars. They cover essential knowledge for professionals working in the arts sector and are given by specially chosen experts. Tonight’s webinar will be given by our very own Sarah Thelwall and will address the question What do creative professionals need to know Read the full article…

Rewired State – Hack the Government at Leeds Data Mill 8 March

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Over the weekend MyCake’s data gurus Sarah Thelwall and David Thelwall will be involved in a National Hack Camp event at Leeds City Museum that sees attendees at the event set a series of Open Data challenges focused on building prototype uses for both private and public data. Billed as National Hack the Government 2014, Read the full article…