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    Forge Edition 1: In Conversation with NADYA VALISH®

    Nadya Valish specialises in bespoke, effective brand strategy and design, employing a human, holistic, detail-focused approach. Collaborating one-on-one with clients to create tailored branding that definitively represents their business to their target audience, they value creativity, simplicity, quality – and know that integrity and collaboration are the starting points.
    We sat down with its director, Nadya Quintanilla, who…

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    Forge Edition 1: In conversation with Rich Craft

    RichCraft Furniture is one of the businesses based in the Blackhorse Lane area of Walthamstow taking part in the first edition of Forge.
    Funded by British furniture designer-maker Richard Evans, the brand is an emerging furniture and lighting manufacturing company.
    Richard made his debut by exhibiting at the London Design Fair in September 2018. He is already…

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    Forge Edition 1: In conversation with Baby Panda

    Baby Panda is one of the businesses currently taking part in the first edition of Forge, the free business support programme delivered by Creative United to creative businesses in the Blackhorse Lane area in Walthamstow, London.
    Baby Panda are Andrea Sadler and David Duffy. Their first show, Dogs Don’t Do Ballet, was created for Little Angel…

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    Forge workshops to be held at Creative Works

    We’re excited that the workshops on the Forge programme are taking place at Creative Works. In this guest blog post, Kate Tattersfield explains how this new co-working space on Blackhorse Lane is welcoming creative businesses and describes how it supports ambitious apprentices.

    The opening of Creative Works on Blackhorse Lane aptly coincides with the Waltham Forest…

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    Forge: Making Connections events announced

    The Making Connections events, part of our Forge business support programme, have just been announced.
    Organised by the Waltham Forest Business Network the events are designed to introduce the Blackhorse Lane creative businesses and communities in Waltham Forest to new business and growth opportunities and to allow them to learn more about a specific area of…

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    Forge: Launch event

    Forge, our new business support programme with London Borough of Waltham Forest is now open for applications.
    On 4 December 2018, we launched our new business support programme for businesses in the Blackhorse Lane area of Walthamstow, in Waltham Forest. The programme will run for two years, and is open for creative businesses and freelancers in…

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    Forge: Supporting Creatives in London Borough of Waltham Forest

    Creative United has been awarded a contract to support artists, makers, designers, producers, arts organisations and music companies to create jobs and achieve their ambitions for growth.
    The London Borough of Waltham Forest is investing in the future of creative industries with a two-year, £100,000 business support programme which will be delivered by Creative United.

    The programme…