Inside Industries – Making it Freelance

Mary Jane Baxter shows you how you can improve your own creative business through increasing your outputs and developing networks.

Date: 16/04/2024 – 16/04/2024


Mary Jane Baxter has made
a successful career as a freelance maker, author and columnist. Find
out how you can improve your own creative business through multiple
platforms, time management and developing networks.

Tickets for this free event can be booked here.


Mary Jane BaxterMary
Jane Baxter is a writer and craft expert. She worked as a BBC
journalist for 12 years before leaving her job as a foreign reporter and
producer to train as a couture hat maker. She worked with milliner to
the stars, Stephen Jones, in London, did a stint with Marc Jacobs in
Paris, and sold her first collection to the Harvey Nichols flagship
store in Knightsbridge.

She runs textile and millinery courses across Europe and writes and
reports on fashion, craft and creativity for BBC television with her
latest appearance as a judge on BBC’s Paul Martin’s Handmade Britain.
Mary Jane also writes columns for Homes & Antiques magazine (Style
on a Shoestring), and Sew magazine (Stitching in the City); and writes
features for the BBC, the Guardian, Mollie Makes and Cloth magazines.

Inside Industries is
a free series of talks, screenings and workshops aimed at recent
graduates and young creatives. Covering areas from creative business to
filmmaking and scriptwriting; it is designed to give participants
practical skills, tips and inspiration with which to pursue their chosen
career path.

If you’re interested in supporting your creative business, check out Digital Empowerment.

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