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About Cockpit Arts : Cockpit Arts. Address | What's your ADDRESS? Luring tourists to New Brunswick with food - CBC Player. Pop Brixton | COMMUNITY. One of Pop Brixton’s key initiatives is to support the local community in the creation of jobs and opportunities. Not only do our traders share space but also skills, advice and support in what is for many, their first business venture. The greenhouse and event space are available free of charge for community events and have already played host to a variety of local projects. The community angle includes not only the use of space but also the team at Pop who offer voluntary help and resources to local bodies looking for support. guidance and assistance.

Reprezent 107.3FM is a social enterprise broadcasting across the capital since 2011. The station is the UK’s only broadcaster run by entirely under 25’s. Many of their DJs and presenters work in the music industry running their own club nights and producing their own music, which secures Reprezent’s position on the cutting edge of music across a range of genres. In Reprezent’s own words they’re all about “joining up the dots”. Appear Here, The UK Pop-Up Shop And Short-Term Retail Space Marketplace, Raises £1 Million. The high street is dead. Long live the high street. Appear Here, the UK online marketplace for short-term retail space and so-called pop-up shops, has raised £1 million in new funding. Leading the round are Howzat Partners, MMC Ventures, and Forward Investment Partners.

Also participating are Meyer Bergman, Playfair Capital, Ballpark Ventures, Marc Hazan (of Spotify), and Miroma Ventures. That’s a pretty long list of backers for a relatively small investment, which follows earlier undisclosed backing last December from Forward Investment Partners, Ballpark Ventures, and various unnamed angel investors. Appear Here says it will use the new capital to “scale up its operations” to meet what it claims is increasing demand, and to continue strengthening its technology team. In the UK it competes with We Are Pop Up, which in September announced its own further round of funding; £420,000 led by VC firm Arts Alliance with participation from UCL. Pop Up Shops | Pop Up Shop Space to Rent | Appear Here. GLASGOW UNVEILED AS NEW HOME OF BRITAIN'S BIGGEST HIGH STREET BUSINESS CHALLENGE.

• TestTown challenge will see 12 new-start-ups from across the UK and Ireland descend on Glasgow's historic Saltmarket to compete • Winner will receive ‘UK entrepreneur of the year’ crown and £10k in business startup funding Britain’s biggest regeneration and enterprise challenge, TestTown, which aims to create a new wave of responsible business owners whilst simultaneously lowering unemployment, is officially coming to Glasgow’s Saltmarket in February 2016.

The deal to bring TestTown to Scotland's biggest city was struck between the organiser of the challenge, the Carnegie UK Trust, and Glasgow City Council. The challenge will see entrepreneurs running 12 startup businesses from across the UK and Ireland showcase their trade in vacant shops and spaces in the City’s Saltmarket area. They will be competing for the title of ‘UK Towns Entrepreneur of the Year’, as well as a £10,000 investment for their business idea. Fancy a chance to win £10,000? Check out @TestTown2013 from The Carnegie Trust #TestTown. The Creative Workshop Westfield Tuggerah Pop-Up March 2015. Be Paid Be Paid to Teach Creative Workshops. The Creative Workshop is excited to be operating a Pop-Up workspace + retail store at Westfield Tuggerah during March 2015. During the Pop-Up our Association will be delivering a range of high quality, hands-on workshops and selling bespoke Arts, Design & Crafts by local makers.

GENERAL INFO: If you'd like more information about The Creative Workshop Central Coast Inc. and the Activate Westfield Pop-Up initiative click this link to the Information sheet. TEACH A CREATIVE WORKSHOP: Arts, Design and Crafts tutors are invited to submit a proposal to teach creative workshops during the Pop-Up. For more information click this link to the Workshop Proposal form. SELL YOUR BESPOKE GOODS: If you're interested in selling your artworks or merchandise at our Pop-Up store click this link to the Artworks/ Merchandise proposal form.

Budding beer entrepreneurs take it to the next level with gypsy brewing | Guardian Small Business Network. It’s safe to say that George Grant and Paul Delamere had a flawless business model: selling homebrew to students at Manchester house parties. Sadly, the bank didn’t see it that way. “When we went to a bank and asked for £200,000 to set up a brewery, they were pretty much like: ‘No, see you later’,” says Grant.

The previous year the two former University of Manchester students had bought a homebrew kit to make beer cheaply. When their friends began commenting on how good the beer was, they decided to take it to the next level. But after being turned down for a bank loan, they had to find another way to brew beer on a commercial scale. The answer was gypsy brewing: paying other brewers to use their equipment. This model allowed them to start up with very little capital, a £10,000 government StartUp loan, and in 2013 ShinDigger Brewing Co was formed.

“We started the business with nothing, no money, so financially we were pretty much on our arses,” says Grant. Arcadia Delicatessen. Driggins kimberly revitalizing neighborhoods through temporary urbanism. Temporary Urbanism Initiative | op. Temporary Urbanism Projects Temporiums: Temporiums are Temporary Urbanism projects that transform vacant storefronts or spaces into a unique temporary retail shop for local entrepreneurs to exhibit and sell their work. The H Street, NE Temporium welcome welcomed nearly 1,600 visitors to the Corridor in July and August, 2010. The former RL Christian Library Kiosk was transformed into a cool pop-up shop using repurposed materials and lighting. Over twenty local, DC-based designers participated in the Temporium, and the project was featured in over a dozen major media, travel and leisure or neighborhood news outlets and sites. In November, 2010 the DC Office of Planning released the Request for Application (RFA) documents to award funding to establish a Temporium to activate a new area.

Applications deadline Monday, November 29th. The Rise of the Temporary City. While artists, activists and event organizers have embraced the pop-up phenomenon, urban visionaries have remained overwhelmingly concerned with permanence. That may be changing, according to The Temporary City, a new book by urban planner Peter Bishop and environmental scientist Lesley Williams that outlines a greater appreciation for immediate outcomes and temporary activities among planners, architects, developers and city officials. “An alternative approach to master planning is beginning to emerge,” the authors write.

Temporary uses are nothing new. Nearly all of the 200 buildings of Chicago's magnificent 1893 White City came and went within a few years.* And the reclaiming of public space has been going on for more than half a century, in free zones like Copenhagen's Christiania, a squatters' settlement founded in 1971. The continuing economic crisis has curtailed development funding and increased unemployment, particularly among the young and educated. 'Pop-Up' Urbanity. Current Calendar : the workroom - sewing classes & fabric shop in Toronto. THE UNIQUE SPACE. Forbes Welcome. At This Business Conference, Roasted Marshmallows Replace Cell Phones.

Think back to summer camp as a child – the archery, the arts and crafts, the late-night chats with your bunkmates. Now, imagine if you could go back today – and come out a better entrepreneur. That's the thought that inspired Sonja Rasula, creator of CAMP – a four day gathering in the mountains of Big Bear, Calif., that mixes summer camp staples like scavenger hunts and s'mores with top-notch workshops and speakers. The idea to reimagine the traditional business conference came to Rasula as she was making the conference circuit as a speaker.

Rasula's speaking gigs stemmed from her involvement in the "American-made" movement, as she had started the world's largest Made in America shopping event, Unique USA, in 2008. As she conference-hopped, she was struck by how all the events began to blend together. Related: How This 'Shark Tank' Contestant Found Love -- and Wealth -- By Spray Painting His Dog Also key in forcing campers to remain fully present is CAMP's no cell phone policy. The Kumbaya Connection for Grown-Ups. Digital Detox isn’t the only organization offering camp for adults, which seems to be an increasingly popular American summer pastime. Below, four retreats that bring grown-ups together, often requiring them to disconnect from technology that dominates their lives. Camp S’mores, wake-up calls by bugle and same-sex bunk beds: Camp ( might be as close to the summer camp archetype as an adult can get.

But it’s not all stencil printing and frigid swims. The 100 or so attendees sign up for workshops like Conflict Management and Interpersonal Wizardry, and Pinterest Marketing 101. “I wanted it to be the coolest, most awesome, nonbusiness conference ever,” said Sonja Rasula, the founder. Photo Under 30 Experiences Life of Yes Retreats The founder, Saya Hillman, 34, sought to recreate that blank-slate feeling of her first day at Boston College. Restart. I'm 39 and I just went to sleep-away CAMP for the first time.

I’m 39 years old and I just went to sleep-away camp for the very first time. But this was no regular camp; it was CAMP – a 4-day business conference for creative entrepreneurs – in Big Bear Lake, California. I had been interested Unique LA, a design show that focuses on 'Made In America' products, so I receive their regular newsletters and CAMP was its newest spin-off. CAMP promised big things: hands-on workshops for creative entrepreneurs, a chance to invest in yourself and collaborate with others and even a Wes Anderson-themed dance party. It took me under five minutes to decide to sign up. Make no mistake: it was a real-deal YMCA camp with bunk beds, a cafeteria-style dining hall and a high-ropes challenge course. But CAMP brought the details that type-A creatives crave: hand-addressed schedules featured polar-bear swims, evening cocktails and night hikes, for example, and bunks decked out in luxury sheets and branded red and black plaid Pendleton blankets.

CAMP. Retreats. 3 awesome art summer camps. Growing up, I would spend the summer anxiously awaiting the two weeks that I would spend at sleep-away camp. I would carefully choose my two camp activities (horseback riding and art) and spend the weeks hanging out with horse, crafting, and enjoying summer. (We love camp so much here at design*sponge that last summer we created an entire newspaper devoted to camp fun.) I love this new trend of summer camps for adults -you can find a summer camp in nearly every part of the country. Here’s a round-up of a few of my favs. Do you know of any amazing art summer camps? –Amy Image above: CAMP was founded in 2012 by Ginny Branch with fellow creatives Amy Osaba, Erica Loesing, Maria Taylor, and Max LeBlanc and was born from the desire to nurture the talents of designers/artists/photographers/stylists/creatives/makers.

Photo credit, above from top: Amber Fouts, Ali Harper and Ali Harper. See more camps after the jump! Started in 2008, in New Hampshire, Squam is a place for exploring creativity. CAMP_2015_FALL_HR. This One Time An Introvert Went To Unique CAMP... - Wit & Delight. Most people have fond memories of their childhood camp experience. Team bonding; late night slumber parties; s’mores by the fire — all that good wholesome stuff. My camp memories had all those things, sprinkled with a light coat of social anxiety and crippling shyness.

The last year of camp was the summer I tipped into adolescence and lost my confidence. About halfway to LA, that familiar feeling of self-doubt crept in. When I told Sonja Rasula how far the experience was from my comfort zone, she laughed, saying that I wasn’t alone. This wasn’t our first rodeo as introverts. It got me thinking about the upside of discomfort. That’s what made CAMP so interesting. My mind is still rolling through a few ah-ha moments. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. For more information about 2015 Unique CAMP and to learn about how to attend next year’s event, visit their website, and follow them on Instagram. About — CAMP. Action-packed days with workshops, art classes and inspiration. Fun-filled nights with S'mores, cocktails and dance parties. Throw in archery, polar bear swims and friendship bracelets.

Welcome to CAMP! Named '1 of 30 Women Entrepreneurs Changing the World' by fashion mogul Eileen Fisher, community leader and influencer Sonja Rasula started CAMP in 2013. Her innovative new form of 'the business conference', CAMP is a creative conference for adults that exists to get people outside of their day-to-day atmosphere, rediscover their childhood sense of fun and wonder, and help guide them toward greater success and happiness. CAMP is a conference for people who want to grow both professionally and personally, but hate traditional business conferences.

Essentially, CAMP is a juxtoposed experience that taps into both the left and right side of the brain in order to inspire the most change and discovery. Come join us! THE TEAM — Unique USA. Sonja RasulaBaller. Shot Caller. Driven by the idea that creativity can change the world and by the Martin Luther King Jr. quote, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is What are you doing for others? ," Sonja has dedicated herself to creating businesses that foster entrepreneurship, spread creative thinking, and grow community.

She was recently named '1 of 30 Women Entrepreneurs Changing the World' by fashion mogul Eileen Fisher, and Los Angeles Magazine honored her as one of LA's Top 10 Most Inspiring Women. Sonja is best known for her Unique USA events, the world's largest made-in-America shopping events that she started in 2008. Fueled by her passion for seeing people grow and become more successful through play and being creative, Sonja launched CAMP, a creative business conference, in 2013. After witnessing the amazing success and positive results of CAMP, Sonja decided to create a permanent place for entrepreneurs and creative thinkers... Craftworksreport. Storenvy. Cities and the Arts: A Handbook for Renewal. Craft Hatch | Craft Victoria. Our 2015 market series ends with a bang at Queen Victoria Market with a bumper day of craft stalls from members across all genres, as well as demonstrations, food and activities.

Set for Sunday 13 December 2015, this is a curated market featuring hand-picked makers representing crafts from across the state with a Christmas and gift-giving bent. There will be a dedicated Craft Hatch area focusing on emerging makers too! Read about our Craft Hatch program below. To register your interest in applying to be part of this market, please email us image credit above: Yiying Lee Taking Part in Craft Hatch 2015 Our popular Craft Hatch series of markets is perfect for craftspeople in their first five years of production or for those who have never held a market stall before.

If you are looking to develop your brand or gain experience in the craft industry, Craft Hatch is an excellent opportunity to make your first step into Melbourne’s art and craft scene. ALTA Papercraft Aphra Ellen. Horseshoe Market: Business Incubator for Colorado Handmade and Craft Entrepreneurs : North Denver Tribune. Laytonville Farmers' Market Case Study — ASI. How to Use Your Local Flea Market as a Business Incubator. HandMade in America - Business Incubator - Cool Craft Market.