@BLYorks runs from 23rd February – 4th March. Business Link Yorkshire in partnership with Creative Networks presents a series of free workshops and events designed to support and inspire the diverse creative, digital and new media businesses in the region.
Headline Events include:
C&binet Regional Conference - Tuesday 23 February
Creative Careers Event - Wed 24 February, 10:00am – 5:00pm
The Atrium, University of Bradford,
Feargal Sharkey, CEO UK Music - Wed 24 February, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Leeds College of Music
artsmix @ The Loft - Sunday 28 February, 11.00am – 4.00pm
The Loft, Leeds
The Integration of Modern Media with Classic Advertising Principles - Tuesday 2 March, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Be inspired with… Linda Barker - Thursday 4 March, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
The Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Halifax,
As well as the monthly Creative Networks event:
Creative Networks presents:
From ‘The Human League’ to ‘The Future of Sound’
An evening with Martyn Ware
25th February 2010
Founder member of The Human League and Heaven 17, Martyn is one of the leading figures in electronic music. As record producer and artist he has featured on recordings totalling over 50 million sales worldwide during a 27 year career to date, working with artists as diverse as Tina Turner, Terence Trent D’Arby, Chaka Khan, Erasure, and Marc Almond.
He founded the Illustrious Company with Vince Clarke in 2001 to exploit, in collaboration with fine artists, the performing arts and corporate clients around the world, the creative and commercial possibilities of their unique three-dimensional sound technology. Clients include: BP, the British Council, The Science Museum, The Royal Ballet, Amnesty International, the V&A Museum, Mute Records, BBC TV, the Royal Observatory Greenwich, BAFTA, Museum Of London, and Tate Britain.
A true pioneer in the industry, Martyn remains a digital innovator.
A highly entertaining speaker, Martyn will discuss the challenges he faced when, much to the disgust of producers, sound engineers and promoters; he rejected the conventional rock and roll style music and made music using basic synthesizers and a lot of creative thinking.
An Evening with Martyn Ware is part of a week of events supporting the creative industry organised by Business Link Yorkshire in partnership with Creative Networks.
Leeds College of Art
Blenheim Walk, Leeds, LS2 9AQ
18.00 – 19.00 Hot Food and Registration
19.00 – 19.30 Welcome and opening pitches
19.30 – 20.30 Martyn Ware
20.30 till late Networking in the Mosaic Bar
This event is free to creative, digital and cultural industry professionals.
If you would like to join us, please contact Creative Networks on 01422 399444 or email Bridget March at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are also several other events during @BLYorks that should be of interest to many.