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Make It & Market: Jewellery Design Course

06/04/2018 - 14/04/2018
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

This Spring Knowle West Media Centre: The Factory will be running a free jewellery design course for 18 – 30 year olds living in Bristol.

Come and learn how to design, make and sell laser-cut jewellery in this free five-day course at KWMC: The Factory (based at Filwood Green Business Park). As well as developing digital and making skills, you will be introduced to other key aspects of starting your own creative business.

Workshop dates

Friday 6th April 10 am – 3pm
Saturday 7th April 10 am – 3pm
Friday 13th April 10am – 3pm
Saturday 14th April 10am – 3pm
Final session date to be confirmed (according to attendee availability)

You must be available to attend all of the workshops.

Over four workshops you will be introduced to a variety of techniques, be inspired by other makers, develop your ideas and gain vital business skills that could lead you to create your own small business in the future.

As well as creating your own products, you will also explore branding, marketing, finance and be introduced to local networks. The course will conclude with the opportunity to sell your work at a central location in Bristol – all with the ongoing support and guidance of KWMC staff.

All materials are provided.

Course info

Friday 6th April
Intro to the Factory space
Be inspired by different techniques
Learn how to make your first laser cut products

Saturday 7th April
Learn about the process of design
Be challenged to create jewellery pieces within a budget

Friday 13th April
Meet on Gloucester Road and travel on foot visiting places where local makers sell their work
Explore branding, product photography and packaging considerations

Saturday 14th April
Develop key business knowledge and skills
Discover platforms for selling
Make your first products

Saturday date to be confirmed
Have the opportunity to sell your work in central Bristol
Chat one-to-one about your business ideas and other opportunities through KWMC

Space is limited – find out more and book your place here! If you have any questions please contact The Factory team at 0117 403 2306.

This course is supported by:

Contact Us

Knowle West Media Centre
Leinster Avenue
Knowle West
+44 (0) 117 903 0444

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