Friday, 6 July 2012

Fwd: Margate Town Team invitation to Talking Shop event - July 10th 2012

Margate Town Team would like to invite you to the 'Talking Shop' event.

'Talking Shop' is the first in a series of free public events to help
local people consider the future of the High Street.

The event takes place on Tuesday 10th July at the old Woolworth's at
31-33 High Street, Margate. To help lead discussions and generate
ideas, Town Team have invited some independent experts with experience
in helping small towns. They've all volunteered their time free of

Everyone is welcome to attend, and there will be sessions running in
the afternoon and the early evening. The afternoon session runs from
2pm - 4.30pm and the evening session from 6pm - 8.30pm.

Poster attached. Please print it off and stick it up!
We have a facebook page set up:
And of course, we love Twitter. Follow @margatetownteam
More info:

Guests include:

Dan Thompson, Founder of the Empty Shops Network
Dan lead the "#riotcleanup" in London and is Author of the Arts
Council commissioned report: 'Popup People'.
Self confessed lover of Margate!

Paul Turner-Mitchell
Pay is a Local Shop campaigner and Independent boutique owner in Rochdale.

Joe & Tom Barratt
Joe and Tom are 19 and 17 year old brothers from Stockport. Joe is
founder of Screen Stockport Short Film and Television Festival and
with brother Tom also founder of the The Teenage Market, which gives
young, creative entrepreneurs a free market stall.

Roxana Tesla
Roxana is founder of the Rough Trade Margate collaborative market
space and Margate Town Team. And now the purveyor of fine teas and coffee

Margate Town Team wishes to convey sincere thanks to:
- the building's owners for letting us use Woolworths - amazing space
- free of charge and we hope this wonderful building is open again
soon permanently.

Thanks for all your support and we hope you will join us at this or
future events.

Everyone at Margate Town Team

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