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EDGE Lecture - William Hardie

Thu 23 Apr 2020
De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea

About the event

The De La Warr Pavilion, Towner Eastbourne and Locate East Sussex are delighted to host an EDGE business lecture and Q&A with William Hardie, founder of Studio Hardie, a design and manufacture studio that fuses art, design, engineering, architecture and craft.

Known for innovation, invention, high quality craftsmanship and play, the business specialises in a range of unusual high profile projects in disciplines ranging from architecture to interior design, furniture to playgrounds. Clients include English Heritage, National Trust, The Design Museum and Channel 4.

In this inspirational talk for local businesses, particularly those in the Creative Industries, William will give an insight into the origins of his business, how it has evolved, the challenges and opportunities he has encountered along the way and his hopes and ambitions for the future.

Tickets are free but must be booked in advance.

EDGE Lectures are a new series of inspirational talks taking place throughout 2020 at the De La Warr Pavilion and Towner Eastbourne. These unique events give you the opportunity to hear and question leaders from across the creative sector. This programme forms part of South East Creatives, the exciting new £5.1m grants and support programme funded by the European Regional Development Fund that aims to give small businesses and sole traders in the creative, cultural and digital sector the boost they need to grow and thrive.