Support for creative businesses in Bolton

Earlier this month saw the start of some new Creative Industries business workshops being delivered in Bolton in partnership with Bolton Council and Bolton Business Ventures. The workshops are designed for start-up businesses or someone who is interested in growing their creative business.

All the workshops are free to attend and are designed for artists and makers of creative products. If you are looking to set up a creative business or even grow an existing one and feel like you could benefit from some support in social media, selling online or building your brand then have a look at the workshops below and book on now.

Workshop 4 – Tuesday 3rd November  2015 6-8.30 p.m.

Using Social media to boost your business

An interactive workshop (please bring your mobiles, tablets  etc.)

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest etc


Workshop 5 – Tuesday 10th November 2015 6-8.30 p.m.

Selling over the Internet

Finding the right platform to sell your work

  • Popular sites NOTHS, Etsy, the Saatchi Gallery
  • Selling over your website
  • The importance of good photography


Workshop 6 – Tuesday 17th November 2015 6 -8.30 p.m.

Building a Brand

Would you like to see your work in Elle Decoration, Craft and Design or International Artist?

  • Do you want people to know about your work and YOU.
  • The importance of networking.
  • Promoting Yourself
  • Writing a Press Release


Workshops will be run by Elizabeth White, an experienced business adviser with Bolton Business Ventures. Author of several business books, an artist and business owner herself, she is passionate about helping creative people build a successful business.


Workshops will be held at All Souls Bolton, Astley Street, Bolton BL1 8EY

Drinks will be provided but there is a café on site or bring your own food.


Places are FREE but limited, so BOOK NOW.  Call Nina or Coryn on 01204 39140 or email

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