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Archive for February, 2016

Deciding to start up your own company is not always a simple project. It not only takes a lot of personal time and planning, but the dollar signs also start to build, which can be a daunting thought.

Wish you had the funds to grow your own business idea? This week, @HereEast interview a company who are helping start-ups gain access to funding without having to give up equity. These guys have witnessed grants from thousands to millions of pounds!

Let’s take a look at…

@HereEast’s interview with the Director and Co-Founder of @GrantTree #MakerMonday with Paulina Sygulska Tenner

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London Line Up: March

March is almost here so it’s time to come out of winter hibernation and get yourself revved up for spring. The clocks go forward this month meaning we’ll have longer days to enjoy, so let’s get started! Here’s our round up of some of the best events on offer in the capital this month…

fruitImage: North London CAMRA

London Drinker Beer and Cider Festival
2 – 4 March
Camden Centre, 1 Judd Street, WC1H 9JE

So that January detox is long gone, right? Time to get back into the spirit of …

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That thing that only happens once every four years has come around again… it’s a leap year! The 29 February is an extra day to fill in all of our diaries, so why not let us give you a round-up of some fun ways to spend it? It’s all about making the most of it and doing something a little different. Here goes…

water rafting Image: The Vaults

Denim Leap Year Party – VAULT Festival
The Vaults, Leake Street, SE1 7NN
28 February, 10.30pm

First things first, celebrate! Whilst the 29 February …

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The one month countdown to the Delancey British Ski Alpine Championships has begun! On 20 March, the biggest event in the British alpine ski racing calendar will kick off in Tignes for two weeks of adrenaline-filled races. Attending the event will be members of the Snow-Camp initiative, set up to help young people start out in the snow sport industry.

artworksImage: http://www.snow-camp.org.uk/

We spoke to Jade and Shayleigh, two young grads who are heading to Tignes next month, to find out how they’re involved …

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Perched on the edge of Victoria Park, The People’s Park Tavern has always been a popular drinking and socialising spot for the masses. Already boasting a huge beer garden complete with bustling ‘garden grill’, a microbrewery and full-blown dining room, the guys at this London treasure have done it again by opening an onsite tap room and off licence.

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Curating over 50 of the very best beers from around the world in cans, bottles and draft, this multi-functional addition to the pub is a reflection of just …

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