Derby Local Offer event

I attended the Derby Local Offer event at Derby QUAD last Friday. It hosted a number of organisations who work with young people (read up the the age of 25), who have disabilities and other additional needs. I went in a number of roles. Firstly to see if there was anything relevant for the Autism […]

Volunteering for Derby Museums – first impressions.

So a brief conversation on twitter about Aves, the music @DMNature gallery had commissioned for their natural history spaced turned into a fully fledged volunteer opportunity working within the co-production team. My main contact is Andrea Hadley-Johnson, the Co-Production Manager who is an amazing arts and culture professional who was the Head of Display at […]

Weekly Round-up 5/11/15

This is what I have been doing / reading / loving this week: 1.) Silent Signals is a collaboration between University of the Arts London, Derby University and the Derby QUAD. It ‘s aim is to develop the intersection between science and art through collaboration between specialists in these fields. A symposium has been planned […]

Canvas Conference 2015 – Part 1

On the 22nd October I attended the fourth Canvas Conference, hosted by 383 Project, in the Birmingham Library. 383 describe their digital product event as: “revealing the insider stories from teams building some of the world’s most useful products & services. Over a one day conference, you’ll hear from people who are solving problems at […]