Business News for Wells – September 2021

DOUBT! is Here

As expected the Antony Gormley sculpture, now in situ on the West Wing of the cathedral is controversial!

It certainly seems to be succeeding in getting people talking about art and heritage and will bring new visitors to Wells.

Call My Art Bluff, Saturday 25th September

Call My Art Bluff will be taking place on Saturday 25th September at Cedars Hall 6.30pm.  Neil Tully is working with a panel which includes Art Critique and writer Hettie Judah (daughter of Phoebe Judah) and  Channel 4’s Jonathan Rugman.  Proceedings will support The Lawrence Centre and the Gormley Project community arts programme.

Tickets are £45 – and include a welcome drink, dinner, entertainment and an auction and raffle.   You can get a table of 6 or 10 or come on your own.  There are only 18 spaces left.

Tickets via Emma at The Project Factory:

Free Training Opportunities for Retail, Hospitality, Health & Social Care

Serco are providing free training and support with challenges such as training new recruits, furloughed staff, staff retention etc.   Contact Kirsty Mottram on 07718 193665.

Fraud Protection – “Little Book of Big Scams”

Please take a look at the attached booklet, it is an easy read and good to feel well informed.

Somerset County Council Business News & Funding updates


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