Like a lot of families this COVID-ravaged Christmas, my husband, almost two-year old daughter and I learned on Saturday that we’d moved from Tier 2 to Tier 4. Ugh.
For us that meant turning our already little Christmas into a tiny one, and dealing with the sudden reality that any booked activities would be cancelled, and that most of the places we’ve tended to visit on rotation over recent months are now closed or beyond the bounds of our new tier. We were heading for cabin-fever central: toddler edition. Help!
Theatre was an obvious answer — it’s been a Christmas…
Charlie Smith is one of seven second-year BA Advertising students from UCA who have recently set up Intern, a virtual marketing agency providing free support to small businesses struggling with the impact of COVID-19.
We asked him for the agency’s top tips for creative entrepreneurs and small businesses wondering how to ensure they survive the crisis. Here’s what he said:
Goals are an important part of planning for any business or creative venture; you need to know what you would like to achieve before you can start working towards it. You might need to revisit and adapt your business’ goals…
Right now, your creativity matters more than ever. Creative skills are at the heart of our ability to solve problems and, as we face some of the biggest we’ve ever known, it’s vital that we nurture those skills to help us overcome adversity, and keep moving our society forward.
That’s why, on Tuesday 14 April, we’ll be launching #CreatorsAssemble — a campaign to mobilise creative people everywhere to use their skills and imagination to meet the challenges our communities are facing during the Covid-19 crisis.
Throughout the campaign, you can expect:
· Daily prompts and challenges to help you keep…