Global Entrepreneurship Week

18-24 November

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest campaign to promote entrepreneurship and this year’s theme is ‘Take the next step forward’. If you have ever thought about starting something based on your passions, being your own boss or harnessing entrepreneurship to create social change join us next week for events and workshops to help you take the next step towards your dream.

Pop-up Market

The pop-up market will take place on Monday 18 November from 9am to 5pm in the LCR. Come along and browse the stalls and perhaps start your Christmas shopping!

If you have a product and would like the opportunity to sell it, then book a stall. This opportunity is open to everyone, whether you have an established business or would like to try selling a product for the first time. Groups, societies and individuals can all book stalls, so get in contact by emailing

Skills workshop

If spreadsheets, accounts and budgets fill you with fear The Basics of Business Finance is the workshop for you. On Wednesday 20 November join local enterprise agency NWES, who have over 30 years’ experience supporting start-up businesses. NWES will introduce the basics of financial planning and bookkeeping to help you build a successful business.

Masterclass with renowned business leader Barry Dennis

On Thursday 21 November at 5pm, join Barry Dennis for Customers, Communication and Cock-ups looking at some real-life good and bad case stories to help you avoid the pitfalls when launching a new venture. Barry’s 40-year career in the media saw him involved in dozens of magazine launches including titles such as Q, Mojo and Empire. He will give you insights into understanding customers’ needs and top tips for good communication.


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