On Wednesday 20 September at The Hepworth, Tileyard Studios and Tileyard Education are hosting a free one-day event featuring panels, talks and industry networking designed to bring together creative professionals and companies across Wakefield and Yorkshire.
Tileyard Studios (tileyardstudios.co.uk), based in King’s Cross in London, is the largest professional music and entertainment community in Europe, housing 82 custom designed recording studios, 120 music and entertainment businesses and more than 1,200 creative professionals and entrepreneurs including Mark Ronson, The Prodigy, Lily Allen, John Newman, Notting Hill Music, Maverick, Spitfire Audio and many more.
Most recently Tileyard Education (tileyardeducation.co.uk) has launch a suite of one-year, full-time MA programmes and short courses in songwriting, production and entertainment business.
Parent company, City and Provincial Properties has acquired Rutland Mills, Wakefield to create Tileyard North as a professional creative community representing music, film, TV, design, new media and indeed all facets of the commercial creative sectors. Paul Kempe,Director, City and Provincial Properties, said
“Tileyard has become one of the biggest creative hubs in Europe and we are excited that Wakefield will be our Tileyard flagship for the North where we look forward to transforming Rutland Mills into a vibrant destination for creative and collaborative partnerships”.
Cllr Peter Box CBE, Leader of Wakefield Council, said
“I am delighted they have chosen Wakefield and Rutland Mills as the site for Tileyard North, to create a hub and turn the city into a centre for cultural industries. This event will support the drive to attract investment, bring new jobs and help to boost the local economy by transforming the waterfront into a vibrant area of the city.”
Nick Keynes, Managing Director, Tileyard Studios said
“We bring likeminded people together and provide them with the spaces, services and community events to connect, collaborate and grow their businesses. Wakefield and the wider region has a huge network of creative talent throughout and we look forward to meeting and working with as many of them as we can fit into Rutland Mills.”
Companies and speakers, discussing the growth of creative enterprise in the region, include:
DAVE BEER / NICK WILD / MICHAEL HARWOOD / CHARLIE ARME / KERRY RIDGE / JEZ
WILLIS / WISKAS / MUSICGURUS / TICKETFAIRY / DMF DIGITAL / THE HEPWORTH / LEEDS
UNIVERSITY / BACKSTAGE ACADEMY / ROGER MARSH / IVE / LEEDS COLLEGE OF MUSIC /
SCREEN YORKSHIRE, HIGH END TELEVISION / GAME REPUBLIC / ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND
DEAN CLOUGH FOUNDATION AND MANY MORE
Free tickets for the event are available on https://www.theticketfairy.com/event/future-creativity-at-rutland-mills-20sep2017/ .
For press interviews and feature exclusives please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.