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Available workshops

Get Ready To Innovate!

Running from February - June 2022

12 hours free-of-charge expertise in design-led innovation provided by Northumbria School of Design.

Comics CreateNet

Summer 2022

An Action Learning Programme for professionals, artists and aspiring creators in the Comics industry.

RISE (Resilience & Innovation for Social Enterprise)

June 2022

If you’d like to learn how to use design thinking to harness creativity and innovate within your social enterprise - the RISE (Resilience & Innovation for Social Enterprise) programme is for you.

Captured for Creatives Summer 2022

Running from May - July 2022

Captured for Creatives will help you develop the personal and business skills that you need to develop your creative business

Boldly Grow

Autumn Programme: September

If you're a woman artist, maker ot creative business leader in the Tees Valley, and you want to grow, this is the programme for you.

Past workshops

Pop-up Primer @ Sook

Running May 2022

Newcastle University, in collaboration with four fabulous local creative businesses, is introducing an exciting new pop-up retail event, including interactive workshops and visual marketing training, to the North East.

Crafting Connections

April & May 2022

A new programme of workshops for North East craftspeople and designer/makers to explore the innovative potential of their businesses.

Data and Decisions Made Easy

Spring 2022

The ‘Data and Decisions Made Easy’ programme is a practical and focused programme that will help you understand what type of data you have in your business and organisation and how using that efficiently and with practical guidance you can significantly improve decision-making and understanding.