Monthly Archives: November 2016

Working Freelance

02 December 2016 – Cardiff @ 09:30 – 16:30 

This workshop is aimed at anyone who would like to explore the practicalities of setting up as a freelancer / sole trader.

We will explore the different business models and provide some useful tips and practical tools to help you to understand what’s required to work as a freelancer.


Networking for Creatives

22 November 2016 (6 – 9pm)  – BBC Club, Llandaff, Cardiff

Do you…
• Dread walking into a meeting or networking event?
• Wish to make a fantastic first impression?
• Want to practice your networking skills in a safe environment?

Join us for this fun interactive workshop where you’ll pick up tips, techniques and skills on how to network with confidence.

Includes a light buffet, refreshments and a chance to network.

CULT Cymru Fair 2015 - Natasha Hirst Photography

PRIDE – Screening & Networking

Thursday, 17th November 2016 @ 18:00 – 21:45

BECTU and the USW have the pleasure of inviting you to join us in a special screening of the film ‘Pride’ in the company of David Donovan (former miner / the Union BECTU’s National Officer for Wales) and Daryl Perrins, Lecturer at USW.

The story is based on the unique relationship built up between the National Union of Miners in the Swansea Valley and the Lesbian and Gay community in London at the time of the Miners Strike in the 80’s. One of the key activists at the NUM was David Donovan (played by Patrick Considine).


Pitch Your Ideas

17 November 2016 – Cardiff 9:30 – 17:00

Do you work in the creative industries and have an idea or piece of work that you’d like to pitch?

This one-day practical workshop aims to help you to create and practise a pitch that will help you present your idea or work in a coherent and business-like way.