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The Maker Series September Newsletter

The Maker Series September Newsletter

The Maker Series September Newsletter                                                      We are really excited to tell you all about our Maker Series September lineup!The next Good Afternoon talk is being held on the 11th at 12 pm at The Burton at Bideford and...

Good Afternoon Talks

Good Afternoon Talks

Good Afternoon talks at Burton at BidefordI have to say I was absolutely thrilled to be invited to curate 12 talks at the Burton at Bideford. I have grown up interacting with the Burton and since I can remember have dreamed of working with them. One of my proudest...

Vlog 1 – The Arts Council

Vlog 1 – The Arts Council

Vlog 1 - The Arts Council Experience! In our first Vlog, Jess explains her experience of going through The Arts Council process and being awarded funding. She includes tips and advice for other makers and Artists looking to apply. 

Art for COVID-19 Heroes!

Art for COVID-19 Heroes!

Art for Covid HeroesFrom October 2020 to January 2021 we had 9 Art and local produce giveaways, we awarded 32 prizes and promoted 14 different creatives and local businesses! Our aim was to promote local business whilst also making people smile and receive recognition...

The Maker Series Trailer

The Maker Series Trailer

The Maker Series Trailer This film trailer is a culmination of all the Maker Films. It is wonderful to look back and see what we have achieved so far. Many more exciting projects are on the horizon and we hope to resume our the filming of Makers in 2021. Until then...

BBC Spotlight Feature

BBC Spotlight Feature

BBC Spotlight Feature After watching Hester Berry's Makers in Isolation film, Jen Smith, a reporter for BBC Spotlight, featured Hester in a news story, highlighting women makers in lockdown. See the shortened version below!

Makers in Isolation

Makers in Isolation

Makers in IsolationDuring this collectively difficult time, Jess thought it important to document how Makers are adapting and coping in isolation. Many revenue streams have dried up and evolving new ways of working have been extremely important in the survival of...