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Unique Eyewear has a new website and endeavours a new entrepreneurial path

Unique Eyewear has a new website and endeavours a new entrepreneurial path

Jahmico is changing the name of his company to UniqueFit Apparel . Amazing things to come. Watch the space !

Lee van Hallam ,brilliant portrait artist (among many many other talents )

Lee van Hallam ,brilliant portrait artist (among many many other talents )

Lee , one of our long term residents at Oldknows Factory , is just incredibly talented. It is always a joy to visit him in his studio and go through his maps of work. A few years ago he did a drawing of my daughter which I gave as a Christmas present to my Mum. […]

Paul Atchison is back from his wonderful trip to Canada

Paul Atchison is back from his wonderful trip to Canada

Paul had a bit of a sabbatical leave and took some time off to clear his mind and ponder over some ideas. ( Yes, we are officially jealous !! ) Paul and his wife went to Canada visited Vancouver and dived into the amazing nature. He told me that he really enjoyed the laid back […]

we have room for thoughts…..available now.

we have room for thoughts…..available now.

you need room for expanding… or a room for starting …. or a room to finally kick off…. contact us as we might exactly have what you need. Spaces with 24/7 access, high speed internet, great network with amazing people, your profile on our website, get you in touch with business adviser, open doors….freelance can […]

A warm welcome to Simon East , a new resident at our creative studio 5D/E

A warm welcome to Simon East , a new resident at our creative studio 5D/E

Simon just moved from Oxford to Nottingham and started to settle in his new home in Nottingham and new studio at Oldknows Factory. I had a really interesting chat with him regarding his creative journey and I introduced him to some fellow artists in the building who are more than happy to help him with […]

Nottingham growth team manager Anthony Byrne runs business surgery

Nottingham growth team manager Anthony Byrne runs business surgery

Anthony Byrne ran yesterday very successfully a business surgery at Oldknows Factory. He had one to one talks with Oldknows Factory residents . Anthony explained in detail how to gain grants, receive business support, attract customers and push your business off the ground and on the next level.The scheme is called D2N2 Growth Hub which […]

Serena Simmons helps you to change your life for the better

Serena Simmons helps you to change your life for the better

Serena Simmons is a chartered psychologist who works 2 days a week as a senior psychology lecturer at Nottingham Trent University. Her background  is forensic and criminal psychology. As brilliantly said in her own words : she decided to go to the other side and focus on the “good stuff”. Now she helps people who […]

A visit to Paul Holding’s studio

A visit to Paul Holding’s studio

Paul Holding is a retired art teacher who enjoys to have time for his creativity. His studio is on one of the top floors of Oldknows Factory and he told me that he loves the natural light and the splendid views over Nottingham. At his studio he does mono prints on his own press. Paul […]

The Will Collective, an inspiring creative business development company

The Will Collective, an inspiring creative business development company

The team of The Will Collective is a relative new member of the Oldknows Factory family. They are very ambitious to find another dimension for branding. The Will Collective takes a client’s abstract business idea and turns the idea into a story that needs to be told to the world. Spreading the word with all […]

Anne Jacob talking about her creative journey

Anne Jacob talking about her creative journey

Last week I had the pleasure to chat with Anne about 2018 and her creative life. Anne was busy through the year exhibiting on various festivals, in workshops and galleries. Some of her favourites are Cupola Art Gallery , Wirksworth Festival , Harley Gallery  and the Leicester Print Workshop . Anne intends to participate at the Wirksworth Festival next year, […]