Welcome to the news that there will be Jelly running in Cullompton as part of a wider I.T. Clinic event for businesses and homeworkers on Thursday 21 October at The King’s Head.
Jelly is a grassroots movement that has been spreading across the UK as a new way of working – and now it’s reached Devon!
If you’re a homebased freelancer, digital nomad or small business, it’d be great if you could join us! There’s no need to book, as you can just drop in, but if you do wish to sign up it will help us have an idea of numbers – just register your ticket above.
(The I.T. Clinic is a FREE event for small businesses to learn how latest, affordable technologies & new ways of working can benefit them. The drop-in event, organised by Cosmic Ethical IT in conjunction with Devon County Council, will inspire and encourage small businesses to harness the potential that new technology has to offer. )
Jelly is a FREE informal casual work event for homebased & mobile workers to come together to work, socialise and exchange ideas. Come & join us, just turn up with some work & join in. See more about Jelly here: http://www.workatjelly.com/
Working from home or on the road is great, but can be isolating. Jelly gives you an opportunity to exchange your own four walls for a different working environment, gives you company for the day and allows you to ask advice and exchange ideas with others. There’s a good description here of the benefits of Jelly, courtesy of Jan Minihane who runs Shropshire Jelly: http://bit.ly/9zL25g
Jelly can take place anywhere – this one’s in a pub! It is very well suited to purpose-built workspaces with internet access and multiple, well-placed powerpoints. It is a good introduction to coworking – the idea of coming together in a shared space to work on your own projects with the benefit of meeting others.
This is also your chance to learn about the Cullompton ‘Hub’: new, modern, flexible low cost workspace in the heart of town - which will be a great venue for Jelly!
Find out more about Jelly across the UK at the Jelly wiki: http://wiki.workatjelly.com/
You can chat, enjoy the company of interesting new people, exchange ideas etc. - or get down to some actual work ;-). There's no enforced chat or embarrassing ice-breakers and definitely no sales pitches! If you do want to bring headphones and work in your own little world, that's fine too. Of course, most people attend because they miss that bit of office interaction when working at home alone.
At this event, there is also a free Laptop Clinic where you can get help with your IT niggles from one of Cosmic’s Digital Mentors – book your slot for that at: http://itclinic1.eventbrite.com/
How do I join?
You can just turn up and drop in at any point during the event which runs from 10:30am – 7:00pm. Stay as long as is useful and, as it is a work environment, you are welcome to take phone calls. If you can book a place, it will help us know what numbers to expect. If you wish to stay all day, please book 3 tickets above, 1 for each time period.
We look forward to meeting you!
To see what else is happening at the I.T. Clinic or to book a slot for the ‘Laptop Clinic’, please visit: http://itclinic1.eventbrite.com/
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