makers day details

Makers’ Day

10.00 am – 4.00 pm, Wednesday 12th November 2008

Timespan Heritage Centre,

Dunrobin Street, Helmsdale, KW8 6JX

Morning session:

 

10.00 -11.00am

Coffee and Introductions

10.40am

Welcome to Timespan and future plans (Nicola Smith)

10.50am

Outline of Crafts Development in the Highlands and Islands and

plan for the day (Pamela Conacher)

11.00am – 1.00pm

 

 

 

(11.00am –11.45am)

 

 

 

(12.00pm-12.45pm)

 

Workshop session:

Our 2008 Makers days are focusing on marketing your work and selling. This session will consist of the following parts:

 

Marketing by Nicola Smith: A general overview of marketing – what/who/how do I do it!

15 minutes for discussion

 

Exhibiting and selling at Trade Fairs:

Talk by Gilly Langton (Jewellery Designer) and another speaker to

be confirmed

 

1.00pm – 2.00pm Lunch plus and the opportunity to network

Photography: A professional photographer (details to be confirmed) will be available during the day to document work that you want to bring along and to provide you with a CD of images that can be used for promotion, website etc. This is a wonderful opportunity to have professional quality work for a fraction of what you would need to pay normally. A maximum of 3 pieces can be photographed on the day. There will be a small charge of £25 for this service.

 

Afternoon:

 

2.00pm – 4.00pm

One to one sessions with Pamela Conacher (4 x 30 minute

slots)

(sessions can be booked on attached form)

 

There is no charge for the day and lunch is included.

You can come for all or part of the day – just let us know when booking.

To book please complete the booking form by Friday 31st October 2008 and send by email it to:

avril@hi-arts.co.uk or by post to: Avril Souter, Craft Administrator, HI-Arts, Suites 4 & 5, Fourth Floor, Ballantyne House, 84 Academy Street, Inverness IV1 1LU. Tel: 01463 720886

 

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