Artists & Makers
The most incredible collection of stories from the nation’s true artisans, creatives and makers, it’s no wonder this set of episodes has been such a hit with listeners. You’ll learn the secrets to creating a life lived more colourfully; the unexpected benefits, the sacrifices and everything in between. From the soulful, restorative aspects of doing what you love, to finding out how to turn craft into commerce, hear the life changing insights from our talented guests.
The greatest micro-sculptor with the biggest heart, with Dr Willard Wigan MBE, creator of the world’s smallest sculptures.
The art of using business to change lives with Becky Sheraidah founder of Arthouse Unlimited
Stitching the future, crafting a community with Tilly Walnes, founder of Tilly and the Buttons
Small Business Stories: Campaign Shop Independent Special with The Chocolate Smiths founder Steffi Smith and Kojo Marfo founder of My Runway Group
Small Business Stories: Campaign Shop Independent Special with founder Nikki McWilliams and The Treats Club founder Lungi Mhlanga
Small Business Stories: Campaign Shop Independent Special with Chupi founder Chupi Sweetman and In Good Company founder Laura Wellington
Through creativity comes regeneration, with Anna Lewis, founder of Sketchy Muma
Cheerleading change through art, with Rebecca Strickson, Award-Winning Illustrator and Designer
Creating a magical empire, with Eduardo Lima & Miraphora Mina, founders of MinaLima, designers on Harry Potter
The Secret to Creative Collaborations, with Tatty Devine founders Rosie Wolfenden & Harriet Vine
Find your identity and make that your brand LIVE, with Levi Roots, founder of Reggae Reggae Sauce
Balancing commercial with creative, with Alex Monroe, founder of Alex Monroe Jewellery
Crafting a future doing what you love, with Alice Gabb, artist and illustrator
Bringing soul back to our High Streets, with Ash Bishop, founder of The Brilliant Signs Company
Turning an industry on it’s head, with Freddie Garland, founder of Freddie’s Flowers
Shaking up the world of advertising, with Dave Buonaguidi, artist and founder of Karmarama & St Lukes
Creativity can set you free, with Zack McLaughlin, founder of Paper and Wood
When creativity goes viral, with Steve Wheen, founder of The Pothole Gardener
We’re on a mission to encourage everyone to shop small and support the makers and creators! The Independent Collection calls on consumers to understand the value of their pound and encourages everyone to vote with their money, for the kind of world they want to live in!
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