Bolton Library and Museum Services

Big Ideas Generators


Coming to a library near you soon

Funded by the Arts Council, Big Ideas Generators will support innovation and enterprise across 10 Greater Manchester library authorities. One team will be 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 will be delivered from June 2017 to March 2018.

What's On

Pitch to Win 

Success means convincing people to back your ideas. Whether it’s buy-in from your boss, support from your colleagues or hard cash from investors, it all comes down to the way you pitch.

In this 90 min session you’ll learn:

- The essential preparation that sets your pitch on the track to success.

- How the right stories and attitude can win over your audience.

Tuesday 28th November, 6pm -7.30pm, Bolton Central Library

Click here to book or call 01204 332853 for details.


Selling on Etsy - Start Your Online Creative Business

Join us for an informal workshop on selling your craft, art or creative products online by experienced Etsy seller Nicola Rowlands.

This workshop is ideal if you're already set up as a business with products to sell or just considering the idea of running a creative business online.

Monday 11th December,  10am – 1pm, High Street Library

Book online here or phone 01204 332853 for 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