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Natalie Sherman of Naturally Social

Rooster Talks: Social Media Strategy for Success with Natalie Sherman

Friday 6th September 2019
8am to 9am

Admission is FREE
Book via Eventbrite

Are you one of the many businesses using social media without really knowing what success looks like? Are you frustrated and fed up with the apparent lack of results or engagement?

Perhaps you’ve concluded that it doesn’t or won’t work for you. Natalie Sherman is here to show you it can!

During September’s rooster talk, Natalie will explore the five key steps to creating a successful social media strategy. Why bother with a strategy? Because “without strategy, content is just stuff, and the world has enough stuff”.

Naturally Social is an award-winning social-first communications agency based in Wiltshire working with businesses, organisations and individuals who put purpose before profit.

Join us for September’s Rooster Talk. Free admission with coffee and croissants from The Field Kitchen.

Connect with Naturally Social on Twitter and Facebook.

 

Creative Climate Disclosure Content Coms

Content Coms sign up for Creative Climate Disclosure

Content Coms has signed up to the Creative Climate Disclosure, a new initiative which seeks to minimise the carbon conflicts of the creative communications sector.

“Now and moving forward, we will only work with clients whose values and whose own commitments are as strong as ours. We strongly believe agencies have to be part of the solution, not part of the problem. We are a $1.3 trillion sector, after all.”-  Joanna Watchman, CEO & Founder, Content Coms

The programme has been spearheaded by change-agency Futerra in response to Extinction Rebellion’s (XR) call to advertising agencies to “Declare a climate & ecological emergency and act accordingly”.

Signatories are asked to disclose by the end of 2019 where client work and sales turnover comes from by sector, indicating any ‘high carbon clients’ and highlighting any climate conflicts. Disclosure Reports will be published on the Creative Climate Disclosure website.

However, as the open Climate Emergency and Creative Conflict Letter explains:

“Disclosure is only the first step on a journey that must lead to divestment – divesting agency client rosters of these clients. Agencies need to align our businesses with the climate science, just like everyone else.”

Alongside agency signatories, individual creatives are able to sign up to commit simply not to work on fossil fuel client briefs.

“We encourage all agencies to sign and disclose, for employees to rise up and demand change, for individual creatives to use their talent on the right side of history. We are running out of time.” – William Skeaping, Extinction Rebellion

Well done to Glove members Content Coms for leading the way!

If you’re an agency or creative who recognises the state of the world we live in, and want to do something about it, read the Climate Emergency and Creative Conflicts letter and declare your commitment.

Rednine Website Launch

A new look for Rednine

A new website for brand and design consultancy Rednine has launched and, as you might expect, it’s a site for sore eyes!

Simple, beautiful and functional, the website was designed by Robin and built by Tom Beavan websites.

One of our very first members here at Glove Factory Studios, Rednine was founded by creative director Robin Worrall.

Earlier this year, we invited Robin to speak at Rooster Talks, and we’d highly recommend taking the time to watch his illuminating Building A Brand presentation on the new website.

 

Wild Women Photo Exhibition by Fran McColl

‘Wild Women’ – Photographers at The Field Kitchen

Wild Women, the new photography exhibition at The Field Kitchen, explores open-water swimming – an activity close to our hearts here at Glove Factory Studios!

The show by photographer Fran McColl explores a community of the bold braving the winter waters of the UK’s lakes and rivers. All captured with a medium-format film camera.

Historically, wild swimming was believed to have healing powers and, in the last decade, there has been an enormous resurgence of interest. Alongside the sheer joy and exhilaration, open water swimming is known to benefit mental health and general wellbeing.

The exhibition runs August through to mid-September. Pop over for a coffee and a browse!

Tennis ball factory photography exhibition by David King

Photographers at The Field Kitchen: David King

This new photo exhibition celebrating the tennis season is not quite what it seems!

The Field Kitchen is home to a show exploring the Price of Bath factory: the UK’s last remaining manufacturer of tennis balls, squash balls and racket balls.

Photographer David King captures a moment in time behind the scenes prior to the company’s move to a new factory.  J Price is a family-run business that has been making tennis balls in Britain for over 80 years spanning three generations.

A professional photographer based at Glove Factory Studios, David King is inspired by “finding beauty in often overlooked and unnoticed subjects, relying on some 30 years of design experience to create simple yet powerful images”.

The exhibition runs until the end of July and is just a small selection from a huge documentary photography archive.

Fire & Feast Summer 2019

Fire & Feast Summer at The Field Kitchen

28TH JUNE 2019
7PM

£30 per person
Book Tickets

Join us for Fire & Feast Summer; a sharing feast at The Field Kitchen celebrating summer’s hero ingredients salmon, fennel and peach.

Fire up your evening with drinks in the courtyard on arrival. At 8 pm, you’ll gather around the long sharing tables in The Field Kitchen to eat your fill of a stunning 3-course sharing feast.

After dinner, take your drinks outside under the stars and relax around the firepits soaking up the atmosphere.

Perfect for a summer gathering of family or friends.

Find out more and book at The Field Kitchen.

Glove Dippers Wild Swimming at Glove Factory Studios

Wild swimming in Wiltshire with Glove Dippers Club

Are you the adventurous type? Then come on over and join Glove Dippers, our open-water swimming club! The 2019/20 season is live and dipping.

The lake boasts a 100m length, and we guarantee it’s a gorgeous spot to swim while you listen to sheep chatting in the nearby fields. The water quality is regularly tested and rated as excellent.

Facilities include access to toilets and showers during Glove Factory Studios’ opening hours (9am – 6pm) and free onsite parking.

Oh, and there’s always hot chocolate in The Field Kitchen to warm you up afterwards. The cafe is open daily serving food until 3 pm, and Glove Dippers receive a 10% discount.

Head over to smarturl.it/glovedippers to find out more and join.

Tennis ball factory photography exhibition by David King

David King photography at The Field Kitchen

We’re bouncing into tennis season with a box-fresh photography show exploring the Price of Bath factory: the UK’s last remaining manufacturer of tennis balls, squash balls and racket balls.

Photographer David King captures a moment in time behind the scenes prior to the company’s move to a new factory. Still a family-run venture, J Price has been making tennis balls in Britain for over 80 years and spanning three generations.

A professional photographer based at Glove Factory Studios, Dave is inspired by “finding beauty in often overlooked and unnoticed subjects, relying on some 30 years of design experience to create simple yet powerful images”.

The exhibition in The Field Kitchen runs until the end of July and is just a small selection from a huge documentary photography archive.

Embrace The Machine with Tiny Giant

ROOSTER TALKS: EMBRACE THE MACHINE – WITH TINY GIANT

Friday 7th June 2019
8am to 9am

Admission is FREE
Book via Eventbrite

Artificial Intelligence. Do you revel in its advanced, algorithmically-powered
brilliance? Or do you have sleepless nights fretting that it will soon steal your job?

What are the implications for advertising and marketing? Everything suggests that
computational creative is a game-changer.

So the big question is: how can you harness it to YOUR advantage?

Join Tiny Giant Co-Founders Kerry and Norts for Embrace The Machine, a super-charged Rooster Talk, where you’ll discover all that’s hot and happening in the world of creative AI, voice and online bots.

Free admission with coffee and croissants from The Field Kitchen.

Chedburn Codd

Chedburn Codd

Chedburn Codd are award-winning conservation architects, who specialise in the restoration, alteration and refurbishment of historic buildings – either in a full design/project management role or acting as consultants for projects requiring a conservation input.

The team are led by two directors, George Chedburn and Richard Codd, who bring a wide range of experience of working on historic buildings.  Supported by their team of technical and architectural staff, they have developed an extensive portfolio of work, from private houses and churches to historically important buildings and monuments, for a range of individual clients including The National Trust and the Court Service.

The practice have a positive attitude to problem solving and seek to work closely with clients, to ensure their aspirations are fully realised in terms of quality, cost and programme – even within the confines of sometimes complicated planning and technical legislation, we always adopt a positive ‘can do’ approach.

The practice works throughout the southern half of the country, including London and as far north as Herefordshire.  They are able to offer full architectural design and management services from the outset of a project right through to its completion, as well as a comprehensive research service which may include analytical recording of historic fabric, archival research and the coordination and preparation of written documentation to support Planning and Listed Building applications.

 

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