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January 18th 2017

Made with Love Craft Fair & Artists' Open Studios/Valentines Mansion

Posted by E17 Designers

Made with Love Craft Fair & Artists' Open Studios
Date: Sunday 12 February
Time: 10am-4pm
Age: All ages
Tickets: Free entry


Bookings: For stall enquiries, please email
Our massively popular Made with Love Fair is back. A celebration of unique handmade crafts, from homeware and jewellery, to artisan food and drink and gorgeous gifts for loved ones, just in time for Valentines Day. You'll also have the chance to visit the top floor of the Mansion and meet our talented studio artists and see them working on their amazing creations.

January 18th 2017

Quick survey about venues and events in 2016

Posted by E17 Designers


here's the link:

January 13th 2017

FREE Barbican Masterclass sessions 2017

Posted by E17 Designers

Did anyone attend the FREE Barbican Masterclass sessions last year?  They are all held around Waltham Forest, usually Wed 7-9


NEWS here from the Barbican:

"The next series will explore enterprise and running a business, but we want to make sure that the content is relevant to you first! We’ve created a very quick survey for you to tell us which sessions you need the most to help with your business or project idea. We will then pick the most popular sessions and find speakers to deliver them so it’s really important that you tell us how we can help you! The deadline is Friday 20th Jan so please make sure that you complete it by then""

More info: Audrey Aidoo-Davies Community Engagement Apprentice Barbican T: 020 7638 4141 ext 7589

January 9th 2017

Sunday Market at The Limes

Posted by E17 Designers

Sunday Market at The Limes 22nd January 12-3

Please call Karen at The Limes Community & Children’s Centre on 0208 509 8985  for more information or to book a stall (set up from 11am)


January 9th 2017

New at Central Parade: Object Book

Posted by E17 Designers

This sounds cool!


January 9th 2017

The East End Trades Guild is partnering with East London skill sharing network Echo, opportunity below!

Posted by E17 Designers

Please find below an opportunity which is open to everyone to apply: I  have already joined the East End Trades Guild and will participate on behalf of E17 Designes when I can (bring the East End to E17 !) BUT in order not to miss out on further opportunities you may want to follow up about East End Trades Guild

for yourself (they are looking for E17 members), I have pasted the details for that at the bottom of this blog.


What could 4 weeks do to transform your creative business?


The East End Trades Guild is partnering with East London skill sharing network Echo ( to bring you a 4-week intense programme of enterprise support to help you grow your business, your network and your skillset.


Based on the tried-and-tested Echo++ accelerator model, Creative++ will give you:


•   Action Learning sessions

•   Guest talks – learn from the highs & lows of other creative businesses

•   1-2-1 consultations with industry experts to move your marketing, PR, sales funnel and other strategic challenges forward

•   A chance to pitch to an industry panel – receive concrete feedback and bag some Echo prizes

•   A network of 3600+ businesses and professionals – tap into valuable skills and expertise, and create champions for your business


And there’s no money involved: the programme is paid for, and powered by, the skills and knowledge shared and connections and collaborations created among the Echo community.


If you’re a creative business operating in East London and ready to raise your business game, this course is for you.


Apply by 15th January at


Programme runs Saturdays 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th February 2017


If you want to know more about the East End Trades Guild for yourself, please get in touch with Krissie direct (deadline for this year is 20 January)

Krissie Nicolson, Director


M: 07910 966738

T: @EastEndTrades @KrissieNicolson



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