50% off your first month’s membership at Impact Brixton this October

There’s loads going on in our community, and there’s never been a better time to join us! Our flexible membership packages start from just £29.99 per month, and we’re offering 50% off your first month! Still not sure if it’s for you? Why not drop in and see us, or come to our Halloween Party on 1st November?

Autumn Membership Promotions

50% off your first month’s membership

Could you benefit from joining Brixton’s friendliest community of entrepreneurs, freelancers and small businesses? Our 150 + members enjoy flexible access to our co-working space, regular community events and business support services. This month we’ve introduced Lockers and Monitors for rent, so you can truly feel ‘at home’ without needing to rent a fixed desk. View all our Membership Packages.

Don’t need a desk? 

Connect Membership provides a registered business address and access to all our other services. And your first month is just £15 with our autumn promotion. 

To claim this offer for Connect or any other subscription level, email hosts@impactbrixton.com 

Featured Member: Movimientos
Latin American events in Brixton and beyond

Movimientos

Movimientos is the most active Latin American events organisation in the UK. They are a live music events programmer, promoter, artist agency and record label and have broad depth of experience working with a high profile network of venues, festivals and partners in the UK and Europe. 

Upcoming Movimientos Events:
FIESTA CARIBEÑA: LA PERLA (UK DEBUT) + DJ EDNA MARTINEZ
11th OCTOBER, 8PM – 1.30AM, REDON
DAY OF THE DEAD: AN AFTERLIFE LOVE STORY
2nd NOVEMBER, 6PM – 3AM, SECRET EAST LONDON LOCATION

http://www.movimientos.org.uk/

Events at impact brixton

LEAD POSITIVE CHANGE​

FREE Community Business Startup Training from Ourspace Open Projects

Time: 18.30 – 21.00 
Venue: Impact Brixton
Introductory Sessions: Monday October 7 & 14
6 week course: Mondays from October 21 – November 25 2019

Are you aged 18 or over and have a burning idea that you feel can change your community in a positive way? 

Ourspace Open Projects and our partners BUD invite you to join us for Lead Positive Change a free, 6-week start-up course to equip you with all the skills to start a community business in Lambeth.

Do you have a Community Business, or Community Project idea that you would like to launch? This free course will help you to explore the best strategies and tools to help you successfully achieve your vision to create positive change!

What you will learn:

  • Fears and Vision

  • Leadership and Mapping

  • Developing a plan and exploring models

  • Sharing your idea

  • Budget and Funding

  • Wellbeing and practicing your pitch

Not only that; you will be joined by like-minded people and will have the opportunity to connect, collaborate and be a part of the dynamic and entrepreneurial environment of Ourspace Open Projects at Impact Brixton.

REGISTER

For more information contact us ourspaceimpactbrixton@gmail.com

Love Letter To Me

Too tall, too fat, too busy, when the kids grow up, I’m not nice enough my stretch marks…Instead of focusing on the amazingness of our bodies we focus on what we perceive to be the negatives. I would like to help you break that thought pattern and encourage you to love yourself more.

Join Lorraine Natalie Love (Impact Brixton’s Thursday PM host) for a weekly workshop which aims to raise your self esteem and encourages you to love yourself inside out.

Coming to Open Project Night Monday 18th November!

Visit Love Letter To ME to find out more!
Connect on Instagram – @love_lettertome 

Email – hello@lovelettertome.com

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Come To Our Halloween Party!

Friday 1 November 6.30pm til late
Let’s be honest, we’re all a little spooked at the prospect of Halloween, this year especially. Nobody knows what November 1st will bring – but we’ll be here no matter what. Join us for a terrify-ic evening of Tricks and Treats, meet our members and find out more about what we do. 

Black History Month Market

Celebrate the vibrancy of African and Caribbean businesses this October.

Please join us for an inspiring showcase of black businesses. This is an indoor event representing entrepreneurs from across the African and Caribbean diaspora.

Entrepreneurs will be displaying high quality products including food, clothing, stationary, books, jewellery, hair and beauty etc. Be sure to come down, support and discover new businesses. New businesses each day.

For more details: https://bhmoct.eventbrite.com

WordPress Website Workshop: Idea To Launch Academy

23 November, 10am – 5pm | £299

Delivered by (Impact Brixton Monday PM host) Selina Charmaine, this 6-hour workshop allows you to get your website project up and running across the course of a weekend.

For payment plans and to find out more via our website.
Email: support@ideatolaunch.academy

This workshop has been developed to help you understand the important elements when creating a website, the admin dashboard and menus and how to create and build web pages by teaching you:

– 7 Steps To Consider Before Starting Your Website Project
– Intro To WordPress
– Themes
– Media Library
– Pages, Posts
– Custom Post Types
– Menus & Plugins
– Sidebars & Widgets
– Legal
– Google Analytics & SEO
– Social Media

Regular Events at Impact Brixton

Open Project Night

Open Project Night
Every Monday Night (except Bank Holidays), 6.30pm | FREE (& Dinner Provided)

Whether or not you are a member, Monday night is your chance to access our space, meet new partners and become part of our local peer network. It’s open to everyone and there is food! Take part in the discussions online and/or organise your own meet-up, talk or workshop here.

REGISTER

Members Lunch

Members’ Lunch Club
Fridays, 1pm (Members only)
Enjoy a yummy lunch while getting to know your co-workers. Open to all members including Connect. Not a member yet? Sign up here.

Members’ Tea & Cake – Wednesdays, 4pm

Also open to Connect Members, who pay just £29.99 per month for access to all of our events and networks! 

Curious about Impact Brixton Membership? Click here to find out more.

Got a skill to share or need a great space for your own event?

Check out our space hire options online, or contact us to discuss your idea!

External Events & Opportunities

Mosaic Clubhouse is looking for new Trustees
Mosaic Clubhouse is a fantastic mental health charity located in the heart of Brixton. We help people build their confidence and skills to better manage their mental health and get back to living positive daily lives through better relationships, work or education. We currently have two vacancies on our Board and are looking for outstanding individuals who are motivated by and committed to our purpose and approach, and excited by the impact we want to make on a local and national scale. For more info please visit https://www.mosaic-clubhouse.org/work-with-us1

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Reach Up: FREE Employability Workshops for young people aged 16-24
3 week course starts 15 October | Rosendale Communite Centre, Herne Hill, SE24

Funded by Coca Cola European Partners + UK Youth and delivered by SABA
• Build skills and confidence
• Learn how to network professionally 
• Gain real life experience
• Run your own pop-up business for a day
£35 voucher, plus access to apprenticeships, internships and work experience at CCEP for the right candidates who complete the course.
Find out more and apply at https://forms.gle/FwGJgLonYimH8gfeA

Email ryan.lecky@solocan.co.uk for more information about enrollment and applications.

Stir to Action’s New Economy Youth Programme
Deadline 7 October
Impact Brixton is delighted to be one of the host venues for Stir To Action’s workshop programme for Young People. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to meet other inspiring young people who run co-operatives – in media, technology, food and campaigning – and access advice and experience to set up their own projects. More information.

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Funding Focus: Community Business Trade Up Programme

Deadline 27th November
Run by The School for Social Entrepreneurs and Power to Change. 
The Community Business Trade Up Programme offers a Match Trading grant of up to £10,000 and a learning programme to help you grow. The deadline is 27th November 2019 – register now for more info and a deadline reminder: http://bit.ly/2kIzGysf

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Rediscover your motivation this September with Impact Brixton

It’s that time of year when everything gets going again… but when you run your own business the thought of MORE work can be daunting. If you’re in need of motivation, why not come down to our workspace inside Pop Brixton, meet like-minded folk and find out about our Memberships? We’re here to help entrepreneurs, freelancers and small businesses feel more connected and motivated, and less alone! What are you waiting for?

Featured Member: Ndulge

Ndulge

Our member and Host Jacalyn runs Ndulge, which creates luxurious skincare remedies, fusing organic and naturally active driven ingredients.

Three of Ndulge’s products are on special offer while stocks last – grab them while you can!

Handmade Natural Organic Skincare Remedies

Sensitive skin bundle | Cellulite buster bundle | Dry skin bundle

Find out more about Ndulge on their website.

Events at Impact Brixton

Make It Your Business Brixton
4 September, 6.30-8.30pm | £15 (Free for MIYB Members)

Do you dream of starting your own business but need a helping hand, perhaps you already have a business but feel stuck and not sure how to move forward, or maybe you are a successful entrepreneur willing to help other women achieve their goal. Whatever end of the business spectrum you’re at, Make It Your Business is for you! Tickets include lifetime membership to MIYB and access to their monthly newsletter full of business tips and advice, mentoring opportunities and networking socials held regularly across the UK.

REGISTER

Open Project Night

Open Project Night
Every Monday Night (except Bank Holidays), 6.30pm | FREE (& Dinner Provided)

Whether or not you are a member, Monday night is your chance to access our space, meet new partners and become part of our local peer network. It’s open to everyone and there is food! Take part in the discussions online and/or organise your own meet-up, talk or workshop here.

REGISTER

Black Culture Pop-Up Market

Black Culture Pop-Up Market
28 & 29 September 11am-5pm | FREE
An indoor market showcasing entrepreneurs from across the African and Caribbean diaspora. Products include food, clothing, stationery, books, jewellery, hair and beauty. Come along to support new business and discover local talent. 

REGISTER
If you would like to trade at the market, please email team@impactbrixton.com for enquiries. You must include a link to your website/products on application. Please apply if you have a product business that celebrates African and Caribbean culture.Please note not all applications will be successful. Please DO NOT call the venue – no telephone enquiries will be accepted.

Members Lunch

Members’ Lunch Club
Fridays, 1pm (Members only)
Enjoy a yummy lunch while getting to know your co-workers. Open to all members including Connect. Not a member yet? Sign up here.

Members’ Tea & Cake – Wednesdays, 4pm

Also open to Connect Members, who pay just £29.99 per month for access to all of our events and networks! 

Curious about Impact Brixton Membership? Click here to find out more.

Got a skill to share or need a great space for your own event?

Check out our space hire options online, or contact us to discuss your idea!

External Events & Opportunities

#IntegrateConversation: VCSE Income Growth
17 September, 10am – 3pm | FREE
We Are 336, 336 Brixton Road, SW9 7AA

Up-skill your fundraising expertise and learn about bidding techniques and hacks to create compelling bids that funders are looking for.
REGISTER

Tech Club: Cyber Security for Individuals
24 September, 6.30-9pm | Donation
Tripod, Lambeth Town Hall, 1 Brixton Hill, SW2 1RW

Monthly event with presentation, tech clinic & networking. Drinks and snacks included in the pay-what-you-can ticket.
REGISTER

WordPress Website Workshop: Idea To Launch Academy

23 November, 10am – 5pm | £299

Hosted by Monday PM host Selina Charmaine, this  6-hour workshop allows you to get your website project up and running across the course of a weekend. Learn everything you need to know, to quickly launch your website and get your project up.

This workshop has been developed to help you get ahead and stay ahead of your competition by teaching you:

7 Steps To Consider Before Starting Your Website Project, Intro To WordPress, Themes, Media Library, Pages, Posts, Custom Post Types, Menus & Plugins, Sidebars & Widgets, Legal, Google Analytics & SEO, Social Media.

For payment plans and to find out more.

Alliance for Inclusive Education seeks part-time Communications Officer – Brixton based
The Alliance for Inclusive Education (ALLFIE) campaigns for disabled children and young people and those with SEN to be in mainstream education, rather than segregated into special schools, colleges or apprenticeship schemes.
The Communications Officer will manage the charity’s print and digital communications, working 16 hours per week.
Find out more.

Funding Focus: London City Airport Community Fund

Deadline 25 Oct
Grants of up to £3000 to support local charities and organisations that represent communities in Barking & Dagenham, Bexley, Epping Forest District Council, Greenwich, Hackney, Havering, Newham, Lambeth, Lewisham, Redbridge, Southwark, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.

Key criteria:
* Building stronger, safer and healthier communities
* Creating more sustainable and greener communities
* Raising aspirations of East Londoners
* Creating pathways into employment

Click here for more information

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