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New Lambeth Courses, Lambeth Country Show, Lambeth Maker Space GLOWS, Southwark Clinic Support, Hammersmith final 2 clinics, News on Southwark Collectives
LAMBETH ENTERPRISE TRAINING

HURRY, BOOK YOUR PLACE – and spread the word!

If eligible, you are only entitled to ONE free course or masterclass in this academic year (Sept 17 to July 18). We are encouraging people who haven’t studied with us since September 2017 to book. If you are not eligible for free training, rest assured all courses are charged at a very low rate

Start Your Own Enterprise Course 8 x Thursdays from 10th May 10am-4pm at High Trees Community Centre Tulse Hill. Learn all the essentials for putting a plan together and developing a business.

*FLYER ATTACHED

BOOKING LINK: http://bit.ly/LambSYOE18

 

Grow your own Business – using a range of methods without the use of social media 1-day Monday 4th June at We Are 336 Brixton. For people who are not aware of the variety of ways you can market a business.

BOOKING LINK: http://bit.ly/Lamb1Day18

 

4-day social media and marketing masterclass series: 25th/26th June; 2nd/3rdJuly 10am-4pm at We Are 336 Brixton

BOOKING LINK: http://bit.ly/LambSM18

 

NEW: Scale up your business masterclass series 28th/29th June 4th/5th July at We are 336 Brixton. For people who are already test-trading but looking to grow e.g. seeking premises, looking to employ or other types of expansion.

BOOKING LINK: http://bit.ly/LambSU18

 

To register your interest, hit the above links today. Any queries please email training@treeshepherd.org.uk or call 020 3948 3023

 

HAMMERSMITH

We have just 2 more business clinic dates planned for this year in Shepherd’s Bush, supporting mainly the White City community in enterprise, although other Hammersmith and Fulham residents are very welcome.

Thursday 24th May at Petitmiracles W12

Thursday 19th July at Petitmiracles W12

One-hour slots on both dates available from 9.30 onwards, with the last clinic at 4.30pm-5.30pm

Contact sherman@treeshepherd.org.uk

020 3948 3023

SOUTHWARK

We are delighted to advise that we offer FREE business clinics at 3 different locations in Southwark.

For residents of any part of Southwark, we offer a regular Monday South Bermondsey business clinic at Big Local Works, 4 Market Place Southwark Park Rd. Run by our Regional Enterprise Manager Lydia Gardner, with business woman Anita Thorpe and our CEO Colin Crooks. Supported by Grosvenor.

For residents exclusively in and around SE16, we offer a weekly Thursday Canada Waterclinic in the café at Canada Water Library. The regular advisor is Richard Wheater and you can also book Phil Briscoe of Newington Communications on occasional Wednesdays. Supported by British Land.

For residents in the Elephant and Castle area, we have a morning clinic offer on Tuesday Elephant and Castle clinic at our offices Unit 231 Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre for a limited period. 

To book your free one-to-one support email sherman@treeshepherd.org.uk or call 020 3948 3023 today.

BOOK NOW TO SECURE YOUR PLACE AT THE LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW – TABLES ARE SELLING FAST!

When: The weekend of 21st & 22nd July 12pm-8pm

Where: Brockwell Park

For the 4th year running Tree Shepherd is delighted to announce we will be securing a marquee for traders at the prestigious Lambeth Country Show. This is the biggest free family festival in London with over 150,000 people predicted to attend it is a fantastic trade and showcase opportunity.

We are not funded to run this event, we just love doing it and we think local people need an affordable way to access this high-profile festival. All types of business are welcome. As well as selling products, remember stalls can be used for showcasing and publicity. It’s the perfect place to launch. The camaraderie in the marquee is fantastic and traders can do extremely well.

Be early and book your space:

http://Bit.ly/LCShow18

Enquiries: Sherman on 020 3948 3023 info@treeshepherd.org.uk

 

ARE YOU A CREATIVE OR MAKER SEEKING AN AFFORDABLE-SPACE? WELCOME TO GLOWS

Are you a maker, tailor, curtain-maker, jeweller, artist, video-maker, entrepreneur, crafters, small startup?

We have studio facilities with HUGE purpose-built tables for making, storage areas and office desk space to rent at very affordable community rates.

For 3 years we have been helping to bring to launch a brand-new maker space in Tulse Hill. It is called GLOWS (Green Leaf Open Work Space) and we are delivering with Tuleshill Estate Tenants and Residents Association in partnership with Tulse Hill Forum

To enquire about this great new SPACE, please contact:

claudette@glows.london 07715 565268

zenoby@glows.london 07762 580106

DO YOU KNOW ANY YOUNG LAMBETH PERSON INTERESTED IN STARTING AN ENTERPRISE?

We will be running our hugely successful START OUT START UP programme for 18-30-year-olds once again from September this year. Dates and venue are note yet confirmed, but to express early interest put your details down at this link: http://bit.ly/SOSU2018-19

SOUTHWARK COLLECTIVES

Textile, fashion and accessories

Our student on the Big Local Works programme Martina Sgoifo is putting together a Southwark group for textile, fashion and accessory makers. She runs a studio in Peckham called the Make It Studio with popup shop offer and wants the collective to come together to explore ideas, production, trading opportunities. Certain of these opportunities will be centred in South Bermondsey where Martina is keen to give back and is grateful for the generous support of the Grosvenor funded programme. Other opportunities will be around the borough and beyond.

If you would like to join, please email lydia@treeshepherd.org.uk 07561 012895

Food and Dining

We are organising a new collective for Southwark’s food startups. Our first meeting will be at Big Local Works, 4 Market Place SE16 on Monday 30th April 11am.

We will be keen to explore a variety of opportunities around Southwark, however particularly keen to be a part of the rapidly developing market on Market Place in South Bermondsey where the fabulous Bermondsey Community Kitchen are putting together a foodie outdoor trade initiative (in partnership with Big Local Works). Mike Donovan at the Kitchen will be joining us.

Jonny Rushton, successful entrepreneur who has two eatery bars in Brixton will be joining the group to offer advice and guidance.

To join this collective please email lydia@treeshepherd.org.uk 07561 012895

FULHAM

We are delighted to announce that Etsegenet Kassahun (Mimi), a former student on our W12 course, will be helping us develop our Skill Up Start Up course for Fulham’s more marginalised communities to help them get into self-employment. Training grants of up to £500 can also be accessed. Whilst Mimi settles into the role, any enquiries please contact lydia@treeshepherd.org.uk 07561 012895

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