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Emily Catherine

Emily Catherine Illustration. Emily is a freelance illustrator and artist who specialises in hand drawn and painted artworks.

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Julie Vernon Mosaics

Award winning mosaic artist creating interior wall art, public art sculptures and bespoke commissions. Mosaic workshops, schools and community arts projects.

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LeftLion

Publishing all the best stuff about Nottingham culture since 2003. In both web and print formats.

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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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Music for Everyone

Music for Everyone has something for you. We are a welcoming, vibrant, supportive community creating positive musical experiences for people of all ages and abilities.

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Tuyo Circus Arts

Tuyo Circus Arts are a Sneinton based organisation offering high quality circus training in acrobatic, aerial, balance and manipulation Skills to both young people and adults.

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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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Dance4

Dance4 is an internationally recognised dance development agency working to support UK and international artists to create new ideas in choreography and provide experiences for the public as spectators, participants, commentators and commissioners.

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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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ProjectFunction

ProjectFunction is a small start up which aims to diversify the tech industry by educating and encouraging those who are under-represented and marginalised to get involved in the tech industry.

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Pretty Windows Day Nursery

Pretty Windows Day Nursery is at the top of Avenue A in Sneinton Market. We provide a full childcare service on weekdays from 7.30 am until 6.30 pm.

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Riverbank Studio

Nottinghamshire photography/video hire studio and creative space, fully heated.

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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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Flo Skatepark

Flo is Nottingham’s indoor skatepark.

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Nonsuch Studios

Nonsuch Studios is a brand new arts centre and creative venue in Nottingham complete with 6 studios, a studio theatre and the amazing Nonsuch Kitchen.

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AmiJonesDesigns

My name is Amy Jones a friendly, cheerful and fresh empathetic Graphic Designer. I mainly work in Advertisement and Web Design. My future aspiration is to help use Graphic design to help not just develop brands but to help amplify them too.

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Next Door Dance

We are an all-female company based in Nottingham. We are a friendly bunch who are passionate about creating performances that are exciting and relevant to a wide range of audiences - especially those that might believe dance is not for them.

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Mel Rye

I am an illustrator and educator with over 12 years experience working with a range of clients and student groups.

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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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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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Skate Nottingham

Skate Nottingham are dedicated to unlocking the potential of our city's skateboard heritage & community, facilitating active urban spaces and connecting young people to education & employment opportunities linked to their interests and skills.

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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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Tim Elliott

I help leaders, entrepreneurs and their brands tell purposeful stories

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Beth's Creative Arts

I am a local, Nottingham based Artist, specialising in oils and acrylics. I am also a qualified post 16 Art and Photography teacher. Commissions are welcomed, and gift vouchers are available.

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Dance4

An international centre for the development of extraordinary 21st century dance, Dance4's home #iC4C is a space for choreographic research.

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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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The Social-ISE Project

I am a Social Entrepreneur wanting to make a change, by helping ventures and charities to promote themselves effectively through internet marketing, provide worthwhile work experience opportunities and create economic growth.

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Smallkid Design (Kid30)

Kid30 (smallkid) Midlands based graffiti / street artist known for his cleanly painted bold characters. Recent works based around cartoon mash ups

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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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Gareth Morgan

Learning and Engagement Person, Dramaturg, Writer, Barman.

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Bus and Bird Arts

Hello, my name is Clare Taylor, otherwise known as Curious Clare. I am an Artist Educator based in the East Midlands. In 2016, I set up Bus and Bird Arts as a vehicle to work creatively with people of all ages.

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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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Curious Nottingham Ltd

Curious? is the working studio space of papercut artist, Sarah Manton and mixed media artist, Jessica Kemp (JAK in The Green).

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Nottingham Trent University Employability Team

Nottingham Trent University's employability team offer businesses the opportunity to connect with our students and graduates, in order to build your talent pipeline.

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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.

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Enterprise Innovation Centre

The new home for enterprise at Nottingham Trent University for local businesses, start-ups, students, graduates and local entrepreneurs.

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ChalleNGe

ChalleNGe brings together Nottingham's cultural and education sectors to improve the city's cultural learning offer for children and young people.

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Frankie Shrieves

Freelance activites coach, maker, writer and speaker.

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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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Steven Britton

I offer over 30 years of experience in life coaching. I specialise in 2 areas. 1. Women - Self-confidence - Dieting & body image - Starting again/new - Relationships 2. Home education - Engaging an interest - Mapping a focus - Fun philosophy


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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