Battersea Arts Centre’s Scratch Hub Socials

Come and take part in a new series of free inspirational and dynamic sessions at Battersea Arts Centre’s coworking space, Scratch Hub. 

Date: 20/05/2024 – 20/05/2024



Our new series of Scratch Hub Socials features trail-blazing and inspirational voices from across a range of sectors to stimulate conversations and networks for new ideas and ways of working. Learn about how creativity can enrich business, make new connections and inform your practice.
Venue: Scratch Hub, Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, London SW11 5TN
Dates: Every first Wednesday of the month, starting in July
Tickets: Free, booking required www.bac.org.uk/scratchhub
Creativity & Social Change, Wednesday 3 July, 7pm
What is the role of creativity and social change?
Discuss and share how the arts is a valuable tool in creating social impact in the first Scratch Hub Social featuring political performer, presenter and author Mark Thomas, author and academic Katie Beswick, Scratch Hub member and creative director of arts company Writerz n Scribez Jemilea Wisdom-Baako and from Wandsworth Probation Services, Barbara Cala-Lesina.
Creativity & Business, Wednesday 7 August, 7pm
What is the role of creativity and business?
Come and discuss what creative tools can be utilised in business and learn practical approaches to harness and apply your creativity. This second edition features co-founder and CEO of 64 Million Artists Jo Hunter, Good Guys founders Cyle Carth and Nick Lynch, MTArt Agency France Office, Louise Coussieu-Baylac, Baby Reign Founder and CEO Daisy Kateeba and Deputy Head, Department of Media, Culture and Language at Roehampton University, Gauti Sigthorsson.
Creativity & Building Communities, Wednesday 4 September, 7pm
What is the role of place making in community development?
How is creativity being used as a tool to build communities? Join us for the evening and hear from people who are using different creative approaches to develop physical spaces with, for and by communities. Speakers include Scratch Hub member Richard Couldrey from Transition Tooting, Independent Urban Regeneration Consultant, David Barrie, student, writer, creative and activist, Jemmar Samuels and Ae-sop Chief Executive & Founder, Tim Joss.
Scratch Hub is the new coworking space housed at Battersea Arts Centre based on ‘Scratch’ a process pioneered by Battersea Arts Centre back in 2000 to create theatre that has since been applied in multiple settings including business and social enterprise.
The Scratch Hub has a growing, vibrant and diverse community of freelancers, enterprises and small businesses with a range of memberships available from £140 +vat.
For more information and marketing materials please contact Ranjit Atwal on Ranjita@bac.org.uk or on 07855 838331.

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