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Supported by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, the Advantages of Age Business Academy is a monthly meet up featuring an industry expert followed by an opportunity to network with your peers.
Supported by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, the Advantages of Age Business Academy is a monthly meet up featuring an industry expert followed by an opportunity to network with your peers. This 6-month pilot programme is aimed at those aged 45+ seeking to start their own businesses or for existing business owners.
The aim of the programme is to provide you with the skills needed to ensure the best chance of your business succeeding by providing you with access to industry experts as well as the support of those in similar circumstances to your own.
Completely free of charge, it is essential that you are available to attend all 6 sessions as your presence and subsequent feedback will help us to tailor the programme more specifically to your requirements.
Alongside the programme, you will be given access to online resources to help your business grow.
Lunch will not be provided but coffee/tea/water will be available free of charge.
Spaces are limited.
The programme will be broken down as follows:
November 1, 2017: Strategy
December 6, 2017: How to Build a Brand Called You
January 3, 2018: The Business Plan
February 7, 2018: Getting the Message Out
March 7, 2018: Finance
April 4, 2018: Graduation/Pitch Event
(Wednesday) 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Get your dancing shoes on for a night of great music from the last 60 years....disco, soul, pop, funk, Indie...Huge dancefloor, great sound system ( but not too loud! )
Get your dancing shoes on for a night of great music from the last 60 years….disco, soul, pop, funk, Indie…Huge dancefloor, great sound system ( but not too loud! ) bar till 1am, seating and areas if you just wanna have a drink and a chat, outside area for fagsters…
2 (Thursday) 8:00 pm - 3 (Friday) 1:00 am
***DOORS OPEN 6:30pm FOR A 7pm START*** Death Dinner is an hour-long documentary created by Advantages of Age as the first of their OUTage events funded by the Arts Council.
***DOORS OPEN 6:30pm FOR A 7pm START***
Death Dinner is an hour-long documentary created by Advantages of Age as the first of their OUTage events funded by the Arts Council. We see 12 people dressed as they would like to be buried or burnt after death, discussing their own relationship with the world of death professionally and personally: Carla Valentine is a mortician and technical curator at QMUL’s Pathology Museum, Caroline Rosie Dent is an end of life doula and Death Café host, Caroline Bobby is a writer and psychotherapist, Dr Douglas Davies is an author and expert in death rituals, Charlie Phillips is a photographer who has documented Afro-Caribbean funerals, Patrick Ardagh-Walter is a soul mid-wife, Hannah Gosh – AKA ‘Little Mort’ – makes modern mourning jewellery, John Constable wrote The Southwark Mysteries and is a campaigner for Crossbones Graveyard in SE1, Liz Rothschild owns the Westmill Woodland burial ground and is the founder of the Kicking The Bucket Festival in Oxford, Liz Hoggard is a journalist, Rose Rouse and Suzanne Noble are the co-founders of Advantages of Age, one of whose tenets is to open up the dialogue and discussion around death.
(Tuesday) 6:30 pm - 6:30 pm