The first Welsh Open Mic Idea Jam will take place in Fat Cat, Bangor on Tuesday evening 17th April.
Inventorium is bringing this innovative, free and fun night to North Wales as part of the project’s event programme. Inventorium works with start-ups, existing businesses, social enterprises, institutions and individuals who want to make innovative ideas into profitable ones. The Inventorium programme is part funded by the Interreg 4a Programme.
“This is the first time the ‘Idea Jam’ has come to North Wales and we encourage anyone who’s ever thought of any different or unusual ideas, that they believe would be a great success, to come along. So if you’ve ever had that ‘eureka’ moment, this is a great opportunity to share it,” said Caroline Thompson, Inventorium’s Business Development Manager.
First run by their Irish partners, the Idea Jam was intended as a place to share ideas at all points of development, network with like-minded and compatibly different people, and contribute to a climate of idea-sharing. The Idea Jams bring together a wide range of people and ideas that wouldn’t otherwise end up in the same room on purpose. They’re as useful for the audience as they are for the people pitching.
In Ireland the jams have had pitches which range from an idea for an eco-friendly and cost effective way to dry clothes without a tumble drier, to a travel website targeting walkers in Wicklow aged 50+, to a cloud hosting service called Astroboa, described as “like a WordPress service for data”.
“The Idea Jam is the perfect platform to share ideas, practice pitching and form new partnerships in an informal and fun setting. Anybody can take part, whether you’re a designer or decorator, student or stockbroker, entrepreneur, farmer or film maker, everyone is welcome,” said Caroline.
For more details and to register visit the www.inventorium.org/events Or http://www.inventorium.org/events/open-mic-night-17th-april-fat-cat-bangor/
by Jo Quinneyon: 6th April 2012
Chaparral Andrew Hodges is setting off on a musical pilgrimage along the Llyn Peninsula. He will be starting at St Hywyns' Church in Aberdaron on Saturday 21st March and playing in 8 fantastic churches along the NW coast concluding at Bangor Cathedral in late May. There will be a summary concert in Llangwnnadl to coincide with the Llyn Arts Festival on Tuesday 26th May.
Each live concert…read more
Peter Boyd has been creating valuable unique sculptures for 25 years. His passion is for making inspiring forms from trees. He has a unique way with wood; his work is a powerful synthesis of the beauty of the tree and the imagination and skill of the sculptor. He is happy to work with you through all the stages of the creation to form a sculpture that has…read more
New Work – Oriel Ysbyty Gwynedd exhibition – Traethlinau Llanddwyn ShorelinesDate: January 16, 2014
Author: karen williams
Category: exhibitions, Llanddwyn, Llanddwyn Jewellery
Tags: jewellery, Llanddwyn, metal vessels, Oriel Ysbyty Gwynedd
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I’ve just set up the first exhibition of the work derived from my visits to Llanddwyn in the foyer of Ysbyty…read more
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Director/Country Benh Zeitlin USA Details 2012 93 mins 12A Drama/Fantasy
Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.
An engrossing, vigorous, fanciful, primal movie set in Southern Louisiana in time of flood and…read more
Agnetha Sjögren exhibits her sculptures at Curious Duke Gallery this week.
NOUR FESTIVAL: Kensington & Chelsea’s Nour Festival of Arts continues, with free and cheap exhibitions, talks and music taking place all week.Monday 11 November
£1 THEATRE: We love a bargain we do, and you can’t do much better…read more
People in Conwy will be consulted regarding their Regeneration
Plan at the earliest in July 2014 - our busiest time of year when we
have least time to give to a consultation.
In order to short circuit the consultation process and be ready with our answers Conwy Town residents, traders and employees start our own consultation.
We in Conwy Town are not…
We re-open with our next exhibition in November featuring the work of Barry Morris.Barry MorrisRydym yn rhannu'r un awyr //
We share the same skies
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