Showing posts from May, 2014

Keep Calm and Co-work at The Courthouse!

All rights reserved. Image taken from The Keep Calm-o-Matic Calling all home workers, mobile workers, freelancers and home based business, the aim is to bring professionals together in an informal working environment in a new idea from Rural Arts... What is Co-working? Co-working is a style of work in a shared working environment. Unlike in a typical office  where people are employed by the same company, those co-working are usually freelancers, entrepreneurs, or have home based businesses. People who Co-work are usually independent professionals who work better when they are amongst other people, than they would alone. #Infographic: All rights reserved. Image from Copley Road Project Why Co-work? Co-working is a great way to get yourself and your business out of the house to network with other creative like-minded people, to maximise creativity and minimise the isolation of sole working. Co-working differs from networking in that the aim is not to find new clie

Meet our Up-Cycled Cyclist!

(All rights reserved; click to view Le Tour Yorkshire website) It's happening. The Word's biggest cycle race - the Tour de France -  is coming to Yorkshire. This is Yorkshire's chance to welcome the world, where millions of fans will be joining together to cheer on their heros! To celebrate the arrival of the Grand Depart, Rural Arts will be holding both Yorkshire and cycle-themed events to inspire people to create and engage with the art God's Own County has to offer! Hurtling into the Courthouse on the 1st July is our Made in Yorkshire Exhibition , featuring work from professional artists across the county. And just like the Grand Depart has three stages, we're got three exclusive events revolving (get it?!) around the art of up cycling - giving something old and unwanted a new lease of life, often in a different form. 1)  Up-Cycle Exhibiton  - Be inspired by our exhibition featuring Cheryl Feakes , Caroline Brodgen and Suzanne Decker and pick up t