Wired Sussex Blog

Bognor Regis: Changing the narrative

Bournemouth and Bognor Regis came together last Tuesday evening (15 November) at Oxfords Bar in Bognor Regis town centre. Not literally, but in the form of Matt Desmier, innovation consultant, event organiser, one-third of Think Creative Do and one of the UK’s top 100 Digital Champions. “People. Assets. Networks” @mattdesmier talking about the success of Bournemouth’s creative + digital community for @bognorregishub event. pic.twitter.com/teMjNJpN9N — WiredSussex (@WiredSussex) November 15, 2016 Matt was the guest speaker at this month’s community check-in event for the Bognor Regis Creative Hub and talked to us about Bournemouth’s transformation from a town known as a ‘retirement capital’ to …

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Building a Creative Digital Hub in Bognor Regis

Last Tuesday evening we held another of our ‘community check-in’ events in Bognor Regis. We’re working with West Sussex County Council and Hemingway Design to launch a creative hub in the old waiting rooms at Bognor Regis station and this event was an opportunity to share our progress so far with the local creative community. There was a good turn out for what proved to be a fun night of hearing people’s views and exchanging ideas. We will be holding more of these events over the coming months so keep an eye out for the dates and venues as we …

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Bognor Regis Creative Digital Hub – How You Can Get Involved

Earlier this year Jenni Lloyd posted a guest blog introducing a new project which we were developing which looked at the opportunities and potential impact of developing a creative digital hub in the old waiting rooms at Bognor Regis train station. Since then we have been working with West Sussex County Council, Hemingway Design and the local community in Bognor Regis to develop plans for this exciting new hub. We believe that the community and our members in Bognor Regis are key to this projects success and there are two ways we would like you to be involved: Tell us …

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Wired Sussex: Bognor Regis Hub Meetup

                    Last week we held a meet-up in Bognor Regis. We’re working with West Sussex County Council, the University of Chichester and Hemingway Design on the feasibility of opening a creative hub in the old waiting rooms at Bognor Regis station. So the meet-up was an opportunity to share what we’ve learnt so far with the people who might use the hub – and hear their views in return. It was open to anyone involved in creative enterprise in the town or just interested in finding out more about the County …

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