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CATHEDRAL QUARTER BID NEWS E-BULLETIN - ISSUE 373

CQ BID and Business News E-bulletin                                                                     Issue 372 April 2017    

 

 

 

Your weekly news & updates 

 

 

Great British High Street Google Digital Garage Workshop - Thursday 11 May 8-10am

As part of the prize for Cathedral Quarter BID winning the 'Best City Location' at the Great British High Street awards, you are invited to attend a Google Digital Garage digital skills training workshop aimed at assisting you in growing your business, career and confidence online. This will take place at QUAD on Thursday 11 May 8am -10am.

 

The workshop is run by Google digital experts with first-hand knowledge of what is required to gain a competitive advantage in the ever changing digital landscape. The workshop will cover two main areas; 'Tell Your Story Online' and 'Reach New Customers Online'.

 

The programme has received strong endorsements since its inception in 2015 with 95% of attendees reporting that the training was ‘very’ or ‘extremely’ useful and 88% reporting that they have made changes to the way they do business subsequent to the sessions. 

 

This event is FREE to attend but booking is essential. To reserve your place(s) please contact the BID office on 01332 419053 or via email.

For further information please click here.

 

 

Cathedral Quarter BID Renewal Workshops - Invitation to attend

The Cathedral Quarter BID invites you to attend a CQ renewal workshop. This will be an opportunity for you to discuss what should be included in the BID Business Plan to benefit your business and the Cathedral Quarter area over the next five years.

Further information regarding dates, times and venues can be found by clicking here. Please feel free to select the workshop which best suits your business and r.s.v.p to Ashley Lewis, BID Project Manager on 01332 419053 or via email

 

 

Derby scores highly on best UK office locations

Industry location experts CACI have ranked Derby as one of the best office locations in the UK as part of a survey recently undertaken by Property Weekly.

Derby was voted the 26th out of 373 locations, scoring highly on worker density, total workers, public transport access and catering provision.

 

 

Other important news for businesses

 

 

St George's Day event - Saturday 22 April

Derby City Council have announced its program of events for the St George's Day celebrations due to take place on Saturday 22 April.

Up to 10,000 people are expected to attend the celebrations with free events on the Market Place to include morris dancing, maypole dancing, theatre performances, a ceilidh, arts and craft fair, longbow archery and medieval combat demonstrations.

There will also be a parade through the city centre, setting off from The Spot at 11.30am and winding its way through the centre to the Market Place waterfall at approximately 12pm.

 

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Last chance to catch FORMAT International Photography Festival

The FORMAT International Photography Festival comes to a close on Sunday 23 April with this week your final opportunity to visit and for businesses to capitilise on the additional footfall generated. 

The 2017 edition of FORMAT has explored the theme of HABITAT and as well as exhibitions showcasing the best of contemporary international photography, the  programme includes workshops, talks, tours, and film screenings.

For further information on the festival please click here.

 

 

What's on in the Cathedral Quarter

 

Friday 24 March - Sunday 23 April - FORMAT17 International Photography Festival, venues across the Cathedral Quarter

 

Saturday 22 April - St George's Day event, Market Place and around Derby City Centre, 11am - 3pm

 

Friday 28 April - Sunday 7 May - Derby Film Festival - QUAD and other Cathedral Quarter venues

Thursday 4 May - Business & Retail in the City Meeting - BID offices, 9.30am - 10.30am

Friday 5 - Sunday 14 May - Derby Comedy Festival - Venues across the Cathedral Quarter

Saturday 6 May - CQ Saturdays Towers, Tunnels & Tales, meet at Derby Cathedral at 2.45pm for 3pm start.

Saturday 13 May - CQ Saturdays Street Circus, Waterfall, Market Place, 11am - 3pm

Saturday 20 May - CQ Saturdays Knickerbocker Glorious, Waterfall, Market Place, 11am - 3pm

Saturday 27 May - CQ Saturdays Street Theatre, around the Cathedral Quarter streets, 11am - 3pm

Thursday 1 June - Business & Retail in the City Meeting - BID offices, 9.30am - 10.30am

Friday 9 - Saturday 17 June - Derby Book Festival, venues across the Cathedral Quarter

Saturday 17 June - Furthest From the Sea Festival, various locations in the Cathedral Quarter

For more information on these and other events in the area, please visit : www.visitderby.co.uk or www.derbycathedralquarter.co.uk   

 

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CATHEDRAL QUARTER BID NEWS E-BULLETIN - ISSUE 372

CQ BID and Business News E-bulletin                                                                     Issue 372 April 2017    

 

 

 

Your weekly news & updates 

 

 

Great British High Street Google Digital Garage Workshop - Thursday 11 May 8-10am

As part of the prize for Cathedral Quarter BID winning the 'Best City Location' at the Great British High Street awards, you are invited to attend a Google Digital Garage digital skills training workshop aimed at assisting you in growing your business, career and confidence online. This will take place at QUAD on Thursday 11 May 8am -10am.

 

The workshop is run by Google digital experts with first-hand knowledge of what is required to gain a competitive advantage in the ever changing digital landscape. The workshop will cover two main areas; 'Tell Your Story Online' and 'Reach New Customers Online'.

 

The programme has received strong endorsements since its inception in 2015 with 95% of attendees reporting that the training was ‘very’ or ‘extremely’ useful and 88% reporting that they have made changes to the way they do business subsequent to the sessions. 

 

This event is FREE to attend but booking is essential. To reserve your place(s) please contact the BID office on 01332 419053 or via email.

For further information please click here.

 

 

Cathedral Quarter BID Renewal Workshops - Invitation to attend

The Cathedral Quarter BID invites you to attend a CQ renewal workshop. This will be an opportunity for you to discuss what should be included in the BID Business Plan to benefit your business and the Cathedral Quarter area over the next five years.

Further information regarding dates, times and venues can be found by clicking here. Please feel free to select the workshop which best suits your business and r.s.v.p to Ashley Lewis, BID Project Manager on 01332 419053 or via email

 

 

 

City Council announce £1.9m regeneration works for city centre

Derby City Council has confirmed funding for a £1.9m project to improve areas of Derby city centre.

The majority of the funding has been secured through the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership with the project being delivered in six phases between this year and the end of 2019 as part of the City Centre Masterplan.

Improvements are planned to the public realm and environment on St Peters Street, Albion Street, Exchange Street and Osnabruck Square whilst cycle connections between the city centre and the area around the Silk Mill will also be improved.

 

 

Future High Streets - Resources for Independent retailers

At the Future High Street Conference 2017 held at the end of last month, some further resources for independent retailers were highlighted which may be of use to Cathedral Quarter businesses.

At Retailchampion.co.uk retailers can sign up for 52 free weekly tips as well as other paid-for supporrt;

Independentshops.co.uk is a FREE online retail directory for independent shops as well as a source of information and tips. 

 

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CQ Saturdays Knickerbocker Glorious returns!

Saturday 15 April sees the return of the CQ Saturdays Knickerbocker Glorious events to the Waterfall on the Market Place from 11am - 3pm. 
 
The event is free to attend, with many new acts providing an eclectic mix of family-friendly entertainment including live music, performing arts, comedy and much, much more.
 
CQ Saturdays Knickerbocker Glorious will again be a regular event this year, taking place on the third Saturday of each month. For further information please click here

 

 

Derby Comedy Festival & 'Blast Off!' Launch Day - Sat 15 April

The 4th Derby Comedy Festival returns to the Cathedral Quarter with a record number of shows spread over a number of venues including QUAD, Guildhall Theatre & Clubrooms, Bean Caffe at Friar Gate Studios, Blessington Carriage and The Old Bell Hotel. 

The Comedy Festival takes place between Friday 5 - 14 May but will be launched with the 'Blast Off!' Day which will run alongside CQ Saturdays Knickerbocker Glorious on the Market Place on Saturday 15 April.

Blast Off! Day will be a one day family friendly event with a super hero theme, featuring a cavalcade of comic book heroes and villains, interactive workshops, challenges and performances.

For further information on Derby Comedy Festival please click here.

 

 

What's on in the Cathedral Quarter

 

Friday 24 March - Sunday 23 April - FORMAT17 International Photography Festival, venues across the Cathedral Quarter

 

Saturday 15 April - CQ Saturdays Knickerbocker Glorious - Waterfall, Market Place, 11am - 3pm

Saturday 15 April - Derby Comedy Festival 'Blast Off' Launch Event - Market Place, 11am - 3pm

Friday 28 April - Sunday 7 May - Derby Film Festival - QUAD and other Cathedral Quarter venues

Thursday 4 May - Business & Retail in the City Meeting - BID offices, 9.30am - 10.30am

Friday 5 - Sunday 14 May - Derby Comedy Festival - Venues across the Cathedral Quarter

Saturday 6 May - CQ Saturdays Towers, Tunnels & Tales, meet at Derby Cathedral at 2.45pm for 3pm start.

Saturday 13 May - CQ Saturdays Street Circus, Waterfall, Market Place, 11am - 3pm

For more information on these and other events in the area, please visit : www.visitderby.co.uk or www.derbycathedralquarter.co.uk   

 

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