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February 2020

Getting the most from Canva

February 21 @ 12:00 - 14:30

A guide to getting the most out of Canva with Becky Burns of Textile Candy How do people get such great photos on social media? How can I edit my photos without photoshop? How do I add text to images? Canva, that's how!Come along to find out how to use the Canva app to make the most of your photos!Please bring a lap-top or device. Please note, you must create a Canva account before you attend, and you can do…

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Voices from the front line. Women 50 plus

February 24 @ 10:00 - 16:00

Voices from the frontline - creating a film for policy makers. For older women by older women. This Growing Club CIC initiative is funded by ROSA, from their Voices from the Frontline grants.This is 2 days of fun and friendly group work , exploring your stories, experiences and ideas, plus filming.Dates: Monday February 24th and March 9th, 10am to 4pm (vegetarian lunch & refreshments provided, so please let us know your dietary requirements).Venue: Lancaster town hall, banqueting suite.The aim of…

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The Sowing Club – skills training course for unemployed women

February 28 @ 10:00 - 12:30
the sowing club, realise your business, women in business, business and entrerprise, lancashire, cumbria

The Sowing Club - Skills training for employment and enterprise The Sowing Club is a 6 week, funded course for women who are economically inactive.The course is for you if you are:in low paid work;living on benefits;have a long term health issue;a lone parent;a carer;leaving domestic violence;facing redundancyand you are looking for employment, further education, or thinking about being your own boss.The course will explore:your existing skillsproblem solvingnew opportunitiesconfidence building and communication skillsavailable supportand what next?The course will be delivered…

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March 2020

Bloom and Grow: The 12-month Growing Club growth programme, Lancaster

March 3 @ 10:00 - 12:30

A 12-month growth and sustainability programme specifically designed for women running micro-businesses The Growing Club is a Social Enterprise founded and based in Lancaster. The Growing Club works with women who run a small business, social enterprise or charity in North West EnglandThe growth programme began in 2016 because Jane Binnion identified there was little to no support for women running micro-businesses. Time and time again she saw women struggling to grow their organisation or bring in enough income, despite…

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FSB Women in Business Networking – Lancashire & Cumbria

March 5 @ 13:00 - 15:00
The Storey, 27 Meeting House Lane
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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£5

Meet with like-minded business owners from across Lancashire & Cumbria to network and discuss the barriers to business facing female entrepreneurs. The next in our series of events for the FSB Lancashire & Cumbria Women in Business Group. Established to support women who work within a business, run their own business or are considering setting up a business at some point in the future. The group will discuss the key issues affecting women in business, share ideas and support each other…

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Healthy You, Healthy Biz 3

March 11 @ 12:30 - 14:30

Healthy You Healthy Business is a Growing Club programme for women running businesses, funded by Sport England. What's it all about? At the Growing Club, we work with women to start and grow a sustainable business. However, what we have noticed is that all too often, women are not taking care of themselves, because they are so busy with all the demands made upon them. When it comes to self-care women say things like; I feel guilty about taking a…

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The Sowing Club – skills training course for unemployed women

March 26 @ 10:00 - 12:30

The Sowing Club - Skills training for employment and enterprise The Sowing Club is a 6 week, funded course for women who are economically inactive.The course is for you if you are:in low paid work;living on benefits;have a long term health issue;a lone parent;a carer;leaving domestic violence;facing redundancyand you are looking for employment, further education, or thinking about being your own boss.The course will explore:your existing skillsproblem solvingnew opportunitiesconfidence building and communication skillsavailable supportand what next?The course will be delivered…

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LinkedIn Essentials Workshop

March 31 @ 10:00 - 12:30

Essential tips and tools for growing a positive business network on LinkedIn Are professionals your customers, or potential customers?If they are and you still think LinkedIn is the grey boring site then this workshop is definitely for you.Did you know that LinkedIn is the world's biggest professional networking site with over 20 million UK members? And HubSpot consider it the best social media network for lead generation.However, most people who join LinkedIn have not taken the time to explore the…

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April 2020

Vision Board Workshop

April 22 @ 10:00 - 12:15

Create your 2020 Vision Board with Julia Yates of Lancaster Creative Counselling It's Spring! New life is emerging, and that is the perfect time to create your vision board to explore your plans and dreams for the near future. VISION BOARDING, or EXPRESSIVE COLLAGEVision boarding is creating a collage based on your aspirations, wishes and needs in a particular area of your life. This could be self, relationships, work or business or anything that's important to you. It's a powerful…

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Angels Den

April 30 @ 17:30 - 21:00
Greaves Park, BOWERHAM ROAD
Lancaster, Lancashire LA1 3AH United Kingdom
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£15

You’ve watched DRAGON’S DEN on TV. Now come and see... ANGEL’S DEN! 10 BUDDING FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS 10 LOCAL SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS PEOPLE THE ENTREPRENEURS ARE COMING TO THE END OF THEIR START UP TRAINING AND ARE ALL READY TO LAUNCH THEIR BUSINESS WITH THE SUPPORT OF AN ANGEL. SO COME AND WATCH THEM PITCH THEIR BUSINESS IDEAS. WHO WILL WIN WHICH ANGELS HELP? WHAT WILL THEY BE OFFERED? AND WHICH BUSINESSES WILL BE LAUNCHED IN 2020?!  Join us for an exciting…

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May 2020

Healthy You, Healthy Biz 4

May 11 @ 10:00 - 12:00

The final Healthy You Healthy Business, a Growing Club programme for women running businesses, funded by Sport England. What's it all about? At the Growing Club, we work with women to start and grow a sustainable business. However, what we have noticed is that all too often, women are not taking care of themselves, because they are so busy with all the demands made upon them. When it comes to self-care women say things like; I feel guilty about taking…

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WordPress Essentials Video Tutorial & Live Q&A

May 21 @ 11:00 - 12:00
Free

Would you like to get to grips with your own website using WordPress? This workshop will consist of a pre-recorded video tutorial and a live Q&A 1 week later.Video tutorial --> link will be sent from Thursday 14th MayFollowed by a live Q&A session --> Thursday 21st May @ 10am -- How to sign-up -- 1. Email lisa@thegrowingclub.co.uk to confirm your spot and receive the video and zoom links. 2. Please let us have your specific questions and goals for…

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