Our first sell-out event, back in December 2017, Manchester-based clay artist and designer, Aliyah Hussain led guests through a jewellery making workshop using marbling and terrazzo techniques. Oven-baked at home, these necklaces made the perfect Christmas gifts.
Sunday Times Bestselling business author, podcaster and broadcaster Emma Gannon came up to Manchester to launch her book: The Multi-Hypen Method at Pot Kettle Black. Over 100 guests came for a Q+A with the Forbes 30 Under 30 2018 winner, to listen, mingle and enjoy mimosas and cakes.
From art direction to launching ‘beautiful cards, brutal words’ brand, Mean Mail, we were thrilled to have London-based Vicky Simmons up in Manchester for a one-off collage workshop for beginners to design pros.
Cariad Yoga hosted a sunrise reggae yoga class at Bruntwood’s pop-up container retail / leisure hub, Hatch. Over 20 guests came for an early morning class to boost their mid-week mood.
For the Float Festival Photoshoot Nikki Hill, naturopath and women's hormone expert prepared a goodness recipe for our cast and crew, alongside a lesson on her natural solution teas.
A good cup of tea is everything. So guests came to Northern Quarter’s Bird and Blend to blend their own herbal tea potion to sooth the soul, have a drink over a chinwag and get cosy on the sofa.
Designer/maker KatieBetty held a clay jewellery workshop at Pot Kettle Black’s shiny new events space, Bakehouse Boardroom. Guests learnt two beginner-friendly polymer clay techniques and made a statement necklace to take home and keep.
A stellar panel of female food writers came to boutique, Cow Hollow Hotel to teach industry writers and consumers alike how to better write about the stories, tastes and histories behind our favourite foods, meals and restaurants.
Panelists came from far and wide including Angela Clutton, Co-Chair of the Food Writers Guild, Abbie Moulton, Freelance Writer at Suitcase, Instyle and Easyjet Traveller, Sophie Elizabeth Bratt, Founder and Blogger at Sophie's Scran, Sarah Tarmaster, Food Writer and Founder of North West Nosh and Hester Lonergan, Founder of Haver pop-up Porridge and Comms Assistant at Co-Operative Food.
Guests joined Yolk and Into the Gathering Dusk for a wild cocktail / tonic making workshop. Learning the medicinal and cultural history of tonic water, guests received an introduction to the flavours of the botanical ingredients, as well as making their very own unique blend to take away.