Bolton Library and Museum Services

Big Ideas Generators


Coming to a library near you

Funded by the Arts Council, Big Ideas Generators are supporting innovation and enterprise across 10 Greater Manchester library authorities. One team is working across the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, a first for the city region, offering one-to-one business information surgeries, “How to” sessions, workshops and informal networking opportunities, as well as specialist training in skills such as 3D printing. The project is being delivered from June 2017 to March 2018.

What's On

Online Tools for Businesses Workshop

Wednesday 14th March 2018, 1.30pm-3.30pm, Bolton Central Library

You'll be amazed at all the FREE resources you can find online to help you with your business!

Learn how to save your business time and money using these tools. This session is ideal for beginners and includes demonstrations aimed at start-ups and small businesses.

Book online here or phone 01204 332853 for more information.


3D Printing Drop-in Session

Thursday 22nd March 2018, 10am-2pm, Bolton Central Library

  • Interested in 3D printing?
  •  Want to know what it's all about?
  • Have a chat with one of our experts and see a 3D printer in action!

Drop into the Central Library any time between 10am and 2pm to speak to a Big Ideas Generators team member.

Telephone 01204 332853 for further details.

More information on what's on offer!

Fingers Crossed

Over the next 10 months we will be delivering seminars, workshops and 1-to-1 information sessions on all kinds of topics, from starting up in creative industries, 3d printing, running an online business and much more.

Click here for more information