Community Businesses and the Poverty Trap

We are familiar with idea of the working poor as individuals and being stuck in a poverty trap of poor education and reduced opportunities. We are also familiar with the idea that the lives of families in the working poor are fragile houses of cards and if, for example, one carefully constructed set of child Read the full article…

Exploring the Creative Quarter in Folkestone

MyCake’s Founder Sarah Thelwall is on a short tour of Kent on the 8th and 9th of December primarily because she is teaching a cashflow master class for School for Creative Startups but also for the fun of tracking down a few more funfairs (Dreamland, Margate) and lidos (Walpole Bay) plus of course it is Read the full article…

Engage International Conference 2013

The engage International Conference 2013 takes place across Birmingham this week. Sarah will be contributing to the conference programme on the topic of the value of arts to society beyond the economic. The conference sessions will be at the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) building and at Ikon gallery from 7th – 8th November with Fringe Read the full article…

Gothenburg for State of the Art 2013

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Last week Sarah swapped her fashion forward stilettos for winter boots as she flew into Gothenburg, Sweden for Samtidskonstdagarna 2013 – State of the art. This event was held to discuss the changing role and value of the contemporary art institution. Sarah led a workshop on Turning Assets into Income. Throughout the day attendees examined Read the full article…