Creative Networking at Jordans Mill


Join Creative Bedfordshire networking at Jordans Mill on Thursday 3rd March from 7pm – 9pm. Their focus for March creative networking is rural business. What are the needs of rural creative business? How is rural funding accessed? How can rural businesses and creatives collaborate? The evening will be an open discussion of these questions and more.

Steve Mackie, Business Development Manager, Jordans Mill will speak about how rural funding restored the property and redefined the business, and about collaborating with local creative business.

Paul Bylass, founder, The Design Orchard, a product design consultancy based in Clophill, will talk about how a Rural Development Programme transformed an agricultural building into a creative studio.

Jane Roemer, business advisor, SEMLEP will be available to answer rural funding questions.

Bridget Lewis, founder, Card Crush Greetings, based in Stotfold and Network Leader at WIRE BEDS will join the conversation on behalf of her business and Women In Rural Enterprise Bedfordshire network.

The evening is free. No registration is necessary. All are welcome.

Creative Bedfordshire is a network of creative people and businesses in Bedfordshire and offers regular networking events and professional development opportunities. Sole traders, freelancers and creative businesses of all kinds are welcome to attend.

It is funded by the economic development teams at Central Bedfordshire Council and Bedford Borough Council and is run by Bedford Creative Arts. For more information email

Follow us on Twitter @creativebeds or join our mailing list by emailing with ‘Creative Bedfordshire’ in the title.

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