Steps to Self-employment

Welcome to the Creative Connections Blog, a place to find out the latest course info for the 'Steps to Self-Employment' programme at Wolverhampton Adult Education Service. Find useful links to support and information for freelance artists as well as links to Wolverhampton's cultural scene.

The image above shows a detail of a painting by Steve Edwards from our recent exhibition at Bilston Craft Gallery, which also featured, Paula Kovacs, Sharon Samuel David Morrin and Ruth Watkins.

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Are you a Creative Business looking for support with Social Media Marketing?

Are you running or thinking about setting up your own business in a creative area?

Are you self-employed?

Wolverhampton Adult Education Service are running a course for artists and other creative businesses who want to find out how to promote themselves for free using Social Media.

An introduction to Social Media will include an overview of the most widely used forms of Social Media including; how to showcase your work on social media, setting up a business page on Facebook and networking on Twitter

The course runs for 10 weeks (3 hours per week) and includes advice from expert speakers as well as a chance to get hands on with setting up their Social Media accounts.
Guest speakers include; Rebekah HarrimanSarah Stokes and Jacqui Dodds.

An introduction to Social Media will take place at The Maltings, Herbert Street, WV1 1NQ Wolverhampton  for 10 weeks. 

Next course dates: 
To be confirmed - will be starting from October 2015

The course costs £108. It is free for learners who are unemployed and in receipt of JSA or ESA (working related element). 

For further information contact Moya Lloyd via email: 


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