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Matt Davies

Matt Davies Brand & Culture Consultant

Brand & Culture Strategy Consultant. UK Top 50 advisor. Writer. Speaker. 'Storyategy' author. Certified Brand Specialist

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Tamily Cookson Events

Nottingham based Event Planner & Producer extraordinaire. I would love to help you with your event project at whatever stage it may be.

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Debbie Bryan

Our company project manages creative and cultural collaborations and commercial opportunities in the UK and overseas. We also own a successful gallery, tea room and creative space that centres around craft, heritage and experiences.

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Space Face Films

Freelance videographer. Creating content in the music industry and more.

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Kardia Social

We pride ourselves in taking a very personal approach with our clients, making things simple and down to earth, whilst still being business focussed and engaging. Our support will give you the time to concentrate on your business - and your life!

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Silver Birch Creative

We are a graphic design agency with soul, passion and personality, the perfect combination of experience and enthusiasm. We really care about working relationships with big agency capability small agency values.

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Monica Nagore Santandreu

I moved to Nottingham for love and now also in love with its Creative Quarter. I am from Barcelona and although I am not an artist myself I love art and am surrounded by great friends who are artists. My way to fulfill my frustrated vocation!

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Squire Performing Arts Centre

Squire Performing Arts Centre is a modern small-scale theatre in the heart of Nottingham city centre – a welcoming home to theatre, dance, music, comedy and much more.

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Nottingham Writers' Studio

Nottingham Writers’ Studio is a one-of-a-kind venue in the heart of the Midlands. We’re a place for members to come together and meet like-minded people, as well as somewhere to grow our craft and become the best writers we can be.

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Ellen Tobin Photography

Creative, independent photographer with broad experience covering editing, marketing, events and social media.

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GBM Music

GBM Music creates music infused with science and psychology to help you live a better life.

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The Co-Working Club

The Co-Working Club is a supportive community for female business owners and freelancers who are looking to add more connection into their day to day lives through our online membership and co-working meet-ups!

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City Arts (Nottingham)

City Arts is a community arts charity. Since 1977, we have helped communities and artists to create and explore art of all kinds – from music to writing, from drawing to dance. We aim to give everyone the chance to be creative.

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Circus Hub

Nottingham's hub of aerial circus fitness in the heart of the city, the Creative Quarter.

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Flo Skatepark

Flo is Nottingham’s indoor skatepark.

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Acoustickle

Acoustickle is the original live music event where audiences come to discover emerging music artists, all in a decorated and exciting atmosphere.

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Works Social

Works Social is a contemporary coworking and event space in the heart of the Lace Market, Nottingham. Sign up at www.workssocial.co #workspacerevolution

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MinorOak Coworking

A creative space for all industries and roles in Sneinton Market. Open plan hotdesking and desk rental with a private meeting room, phone rooms, and complementary monitors, printing, and refreshments. Memberships, day passes, and hourly coworking.

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Martin Grey - Spoken Word Poet

I'm a Nottingham based spoken word poet, event organiser and workshop facilitator, with my first collection being published in September 2020.

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A fun, bubbly ball of creative energy! As a mixed media artist I love sharing my skills and experiences with others. Using the process of creative expressive arts to find, rediscover and release your inner world and imagination!

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Needy Cat Games

A Basford-based tabletop games design company, offering bespoke game design, consultancy and rules review - oh, and we also run the Nottingham Tabletop Industry Collective, bringing together the city's games industry professionals!

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Big Old House

Big Old House provides content marketing and PR agency expertise, with freelance flexibility and fees.

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Nottingham City of Literature

As a UNESCO City of Literature, we’re dedicated to building a better world with words. Our permanent designation enables us to use the power of words to transform lives, create opportunities and establish Nottingham on the international stage.

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Music Learning Collective

We are an inclusive, community-based centre of excellence for aspiring musicians of all ages and abilities.

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Steve Hobbs • Asking Better Questions

Helping you to start and grow your business using the Business Model Canvas and other powerful tools • Coaching and mentoring you to achieve success; however you define it • Specialist in the behaviours that get things done

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Lucy Brouwer: Watson Fothergill Walk

I'm a tour guide, researcher and writer who is interested in looking with fresh eyes on the familiar.

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Rally Comedy

Comedy programmers & bookers

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Confetti Media Group

The Confetti Media Group (CMG) is the umbrella name for a family of companies committed to developing creativity and to driving new and innovative approaches to business and education.

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Richard Bromhall

Richard produces arts and educational activities for young people. With experience working in the arts, education and research, he comes with a unique sets of skills and experience to help realise ambitious projects for in-need groups.

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Caythorpe Candles

Hand poured, Soy wax candles and Wax Melts, made in small batches, at my home in Caythorpe, Nottingham.

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Deshaun Hancock

Bloom and Flow is an empowerment platform, helping women to live their most authentic lives through creativity, community, wellness and self care.

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Steve Edwards Photography

I'm a freelance photographer based in Carlton, Nottingham, I charge by the hour, don't operate an image limit and want to give value to clients

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D2N2 Growth Hub

The D2N2 Growth Hub is a vital network for growing and ambitious businesses across Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

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Dalby Media

Digital creative commissions by James Dalby, specialising in animation, music and sound.

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Whitefoot Photography

I'm Tracey Whitefoot, a freelance photographer and videographer, and award winning landscape photographer. I specialise in Marketing, PR, Events and Architectural photography and videography, and am very much a people person.

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Lakeside Arts

Based on University Park campus next to Highfields Park, Lakeside Arts is the University of Nottingham’s public arts and heritage programme. Lakeside offers theatre and dance, chamber and world music and an expertly curated exhibitions programme.

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Unconventional Wedding by Linzi

Alternative wedding blogger, multi award winning wedding planner, online supplier directory & events management.

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Workplace Innovation Europe

We help senior and emerging leaders empower and develop their workforces to the full, achieving 20-60% performance gains across a wide range of business indicators from productivity and innovation to employee engagement and well-being.

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Sarah Manton

Artist for hire to create joy through paper and textiles. Director of Curious Nottingham Ltd - passionate purveyors of arts and crafts.

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NFC gateway

An experienced engineer, Colin invented a system to make using the internet easy to access in 2004, but the timing was wrong. Now, with the advent of Smartphones we bring you NFC gateway. A system of intelligent labels and software.


Life

Modern urban living in and amongst refurbished lace factories and warehouses. On-trend independent retailers and many bars, restaurants, cafés, galleries, arts cinema and theatres. A buzz in the daytime and a rhythm at night.

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Learn

Nottingham Trent University, the UK’s University of the Year, has a Creative Quarter campus. Nottingham College is investing £58m in a new skills hub. Confetti is expanding fast. Metronome is open for business and learning.

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Work

Easy-access offices and workshops. Co-working and incubator spaces. Top-notch commercial premises. CQ supports entrepreneurs and creative businesses before they start trading, to start trading, and to grow.

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Invest

Investment and business location in Nottingham support the growth of our creative economy. The Creative Quarter offers the right skills, the right location and the best opportunities in the East Midlands’ fastest growing city.

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