What is it?
An afternoon workshop to offer you an insight to taking part in Craft Fairs and how to make the most of these types of opportunities.
You will be informed about the differences between retail and trade fairs and advice to support you in making the right choice for your creative business
To find out if your creative practice is ready for a craft fair and top tips on how to prepare you for a craft fair
Find out about craft fairs aboard and how this could be a good option to expand your markets
Who is it for?
Artists and makers
Amateurs looking to build a business out of their making
Early career makers who need advice and tips in starting to develop their markets through craft fairs
Mid-career makers looking for up to date information to develop their markets through craft fairs and introduction to overseas fairs
What you will go away with
Top tips in managing your creative practice in an effective way
A set of action points to implement with a follow up from Crafts Council
Chance to meet like-minded people; discuss your practice and help overcome some challenges you may be facing right now
There is no fee for attendees but spaces are limited.
This Culture+ workshop is specifically for artists and creative practitioners based in Dorset.Culture+ is funded by Arts Council England and the European Regional Development Fund. It is providing support for the creative industry strand of the Dorset Growth Hub programme lead by WSX Enterprise.