Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Pedestrian - Talent Match Leicestershrie

Are you 18-24years old and not in education or training, or been out of work for 12months or more? If you answered YES then our new project could be for you....
Our new programme has been designed by young people for young people, particularly those living in Braunstone Park & Rowley Fields, Beaumont Leys, Spinney Hills and New Parks in Leicester.
Activities aim to move young people closer to employment by improving confidence and skills through creative workshops.
Download our flyer here
The programme has three strands:
Enterprise Club :: 3 hours a week (Thursday PM)
Have you ever wanted to work for yourself or see if an idea you have could be profitable? These sessions will do just that! Come along to learn about enterprise, business start up - just out of curiosity or to actually take a business idea to the next level.
Creative Workshops :: 3 hours a week (Friday PM)
These creative sessions are very hands on and varied! They will will give you practical skills in how to make and create things such as fashion/textiles, crafts, jewellery, graffiti art and more. Final items can be sold on, taught to others, or turned into a creative enterprise.
Mentoring :: Partnered with The Enterprise Club (10 hours one-to-one tuition) 
Mentoring will allow personal reflection, planning, and growth on an individual basis. Your are eligible for 10 hours one-to-one mentoring and support to set up an enterprise - this time will be spent at your pace and convenience. Specific dates and times the hours will be used will be decided between you and Mentor.
Want to join in? 
Great! Please complete a referral form and send to talentmatch@pedestrian.info and we'll get back to you ASAP to welcome you on board.

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Made in Leicestershire Select - Exhibition Opening at Ferrers Gallery

Creative Leicestershire, in partnership with Ferrers Gallery would like to invite you to the launch party of Made in Leicestershire Select 2014 on Friday 18 July at 1pm. Made in Leicestershire Select is a platform for the very best artist - makers in Leicestershire and Rutland to showcase their work.
Artists included in the exhibition and printed directory - to be published in autumn 2014 - have been selected by an independent panel of experts in the arts/crafts sector for their original high quality and uniquely covetable work.
The exhibition is open from 18 July - 7 September and Select artists' work can also be viewed on the Made in Leicestershire website.
Come and join us for drinks and cakes on 18 July and see some beautiful works of art created by local artists. Please RSVP to sallie.varnam@leics.gov.uk​.
Ferrers Gallery,
Staunton Harold,
Ashby de la Zouch,
LE65 1RU
01332 863337

Handmade in Leicestershire: Summer Craft Fair

Belgrave Hall and Gardens
Church Rd LE4 5PE 
United Kingdom 

Saturday, 19 July 2014 from 11:00 to 17:00 

Handmade in Leicestershire is a prestigious contemporary art, craft and design fair that this year returns to the beautiful setting of Belgrave Hall and Gardens. A wide range of arts and crafts will be on sale in the newly refurbished rooms of the hall and gardens. Adults £2.50.
Worlds Apart and Little Bird SOS will be flinging open their studio doors at Cross Corners Community Arts Centre, adjacent to Belgrave Hall and Gardens. See the artists in residence at Cross Croners, browse around the studios and join upcycling workshops. Participation drop-in workshops £2.50 per person.

Friday, 11 July 2014

July ebulletin out now!

The July edition of our ebulletin is out now, featuring over 20 jobs/commissions, artists opportunities and networking events including upcoming IdeasTap Spa sessions in Leicester!

View here or sign up via the Creative Leicestershire website to receive our monthly ebulletin directly to your inbox!