Posts in Creativity
Sarah Corbett | Why Shouting Quietly Gets You Heard

Sarah is a reluctant doer who learnt the art of campaigning in her own quiet but very effective way. She became a head girl and introduced lockers so the kids didn’t have to carry heavy bags. She did this by finding one important person to help in her campaigns. She used her love of craft and campaigning to create craftivists, which she now runs full time and is making change one stitch at a time. A life-affirming talk from an inspirational role model.

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Rosa Park | 4 Pieces Of Wisdom From The Editor Of The Iconic Cereal Magazine

Publisher and editor of Quarterly Travel and Lifestyle Magazine of Cult Cereal Magazine launched in 2012. They launched with a print run of 3,000 copies. Today it has grown to 25,000 copies sold in 45 different countries and is sold in great shops and museums around the world. They have launched ‘Guided’ which is a collection of online city guides. In her talk she shares 4 key pieces of advice: 1, No two people are ever the same, so your work will always be original. 2, Your career does not define you. 3, Never Apologise, Never Explain. 4, You can only connect the dots looking back. An insightful talk from an editor of one of the most beautifully curated and designed magazines in the world today. Print is alive and well.

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Stephanie Lynn | How To Fight M.E. And The Prejudice That Comes With It? And Win

What happens when you get ill? And what happens when no-one knows why? At 15 years old Stephanie Lynn developed M.E. This is her moving story, warts and all, of how she fought the disease and the prejudice that comes with it. A journey from wheelchairs to Zimmer Frames to taking 25 pain-killers a day to someone who runs and does yoga 3 times a week. This is a must watch, hope-giving talk from an inspiring role model.

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Adele Stafford | What's It Like To Farm Fabric And Allow Textiles To Tell A Story?

I wish to celebrate with all of you Adele’s unusual combination of courage, talent, skill and heart that she has used to weave these straw-colored yarns (that I bred and grew over decades in different landscapes) into golden cloths that shimmer with story and place and a tender sort of love from and of our ephemeral glittering living world.” SALLY FOX, FOX FIBRE.

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