Business Support Events
The Past, Present and Future of Inclusive Design in the Arts
Kicking off our first lecture in a series called "Contagious: How Design Adapts", Rhianne Rowson of Extant will be discussing inclusivity in the arts. Extant is the UK's leading professional performing arts company of visually impaired artists and theatre practitioners, producing touring productions, delivering training regionally and internationally, and articulating and celebrating what visual impairment brings to the performing arts.
The Art of Collaboration: Surviving and growing as a small arts organisation to broaden access to art
Our second #TripodFiresideChats webinar is a conversation between our tenant Corali Dance Company and Lambeth Cultural Team about their work to make art accessible for all in the borough, as well as the impact of the pandemic on a small arts charity.
The Ethical Approach to Starting and Growing a Business
Tripod is launching a new online events series in 2021 called #TripodFiresideChats. Every month, a member of Tripod will be talking to another local Lambeth organisation about what life is like for small businesses in the borough. In our first episode, post production studio GRAFT and video content studio MUUGEN STUDIOS will be discussing the ethical approach to starting and growing a business.
Cash Clinic: Accounting Pain Points
Finance business support workshop and one-to-one sessions delivered by Samuel Jackson from Perfect Ledgers. Our tenants were able to specify areas of finance they needed help with before the workshop.
Learn to Code - C.
Biweekly coding evening to provide a safe space to improve tenants’ programming skills. Not programming language or technology specific – welcome to those wanting to improve coding skills, working on a side project or want to mentor others.
Visual Effects, Animation & Games: Industry Connect
ACCESS: VFX, UKBlackTech, Brixton Finishing School and Ultra Education teamed up to host a series of 'Industry Connect' events to promote careers and entry routes into the UK VFX, animation and games industry. In post-production and animation alone, just 6% of employees come from a BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) backgrounds, whereas in VFX there has been an improvement with 15% BAME representation. ACCESS: VFX want to build on this momentum with an ambition to increase this to 40% to better reflect the local population.
Web APIs for beginners
A free workshop hosted by Chris Honor from South London Coding and Digital Marketing Meetup. During the session, our tenants learned how to build a simple photo search engine using an API.
A free workshop hosted by Chris Honor from South London Coding and Digital Marketing Meetup. Tenants learned how to design and code their own landing page using HTML and CSS, allowing them to target visitors with a specific message.
Tenants' Breakfast and Show & Tell
Tenants had the opportunity to present their business and current projects to each other to facilitate networking, skill-sharing and establish future collaborations.
Marketing masterclass for BAME entrepreneurs
To celebrate Black History Month, Tripod hosted an interactive marketing masterclass for BAME entrepreneurs. The intimate session was a fantastic opportunity to hear from Letitiah Obiri, founder of Polkadot Digital, as she shared her journey navigating the business world as a black female founder.
NatWest Business Growth Enablers Workshop
A free business support workshop delivered by NatWest Business Growth Enablers with financial advice from accountant Tomasz Wiadrowski. Tenants learned tips on how to improve cashflow and get their businesses off to the right start.