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How To Manage your First Team at Work

Are you a newly appointed manager? Looking to revitalise your team management skills? Wherever you are in your journey, managing people can always be tricky. That applies in events and the arts as much as anywhere else! Here are a few nifty tips we’ve found to help you manage your team successfully at work. Lead […]

Whats on August 2021

We’ve successfully had freedom day, so let’s see what’s out there so we can start living our lives again (but let’s stay safe still). As always our listed events are run by small companies or celebrate diversity or the arts. Read on to find out whats on in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds and York in […]

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How to have a great night at PopUp Painting with your Bestie

National friendship day is 30th July so what better way to celebrate than taking your besties to a PopUp Painting event! Here’s a few tips to make sure you have the best night ever. Think about what sort of night you want Do you want to be singing your heart out to some catchy songs […]

8 Inspiring Quotes about Creativity

Experiencing a creative block? You’ve come to the right place! Whether is a new business venture, personal project or something else, we’ve complied a list of 8 quotes about creativity to inspire you. “Creativity doesn’t wait for that perfect moment. It fashions its own perfect moments out of ordinary ones.” — Bruce Garrabrandt “You can’t […]

The Ultimate Hen Do Playlist

Weddings are back and this also means as are hen do’s! We’ve made a list filled with songs across many decades to keep everyone happy. Whether you’re planning one or just attending, put on a playlist of these bangers on to get the party started. Cindy Lauper – Girls Just Want To Have Fun, 1983 […]

The History of London through Art

From the first painting of London to the Great Fire to unmade beds – here’s a brief look at the History of London through art. c1630 – The First Painting of London View of London from Southwark, Unknown Artist No one is completely sure which is the first painting of London but it is believed […]

What’s on July 2021

July is here! This means, Wimbledon, Euros finals and hopefully some sun! Read on to find out the best events going on this July in London, Birmingham, Manchester and York. All our listed events are run by small businesses or celebrate diversity! London Saturday 3rd July – Paint London, London Art Bar, Holborn Try your […]

8 of the Best LGBTQ+ Artists

As pride month draws to an end we’d thought this would be a great opportunity to write about some of the best and most iconic LGBTQ+ artists. Claude Cahun Born as Lucy Renee Mathilde Schwob, Cahun was a French surrealist photographer, sculptor and writer. Claude’s work explores her personal life as well political views. She […]

The Best Summer Wines

Summer is finally here, and as our chances of spending the coming months sipping a Chianti in Tuscany are looking increasingly unlikely, we’ve compiled a list of the best types of wine to drink in warm weather. White Wine When choosing a white wine in warmer weather you should note the acidity, the body and […]

5 Inspirational Business Stories

Thinking of starting an entrepreneurial adventure but need some inspiration? Look no further! We collected a selection of 5 inspirational stories – from rags to riches, to people who completely changed their career and created a truly sustainable company. WhatsApp Founder – Jan Koum Jan Koum was brought up in a small village in Ukraine, […]