Church St, Westminster – New Workshops & Business Clinics coming!

Workshops starting July 2019 Quick Guides to business planning 3rd & 10th July 6pm to 8pm 4th & 11th September 6pm to 8pm An easy to follow two-part evening programme for completing your business plan. You must attend both Wednesday sessions in the 2 consecutive weeks and will produce a basic business plan Finance: Managing money and making savings in business 30th October either 1pm – 3pm OR 6pm – 8pm (same workshop on repeat) Trademark: Legal Registration of Business and branding 27th November 1pm – 3pm OR 6pm to 8pm (same workshop on repeat) to book Click here to […]

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Free 6 week Sewing Classes coming to Thrive!

We are excited to announce free sewing classes for women. Classes start on June 19th for 6 weeks only from 10.30am to 1.30pm and will be held at the ‘Make it Studio’ at Thrive, Surrey Quays Leisure Park, Redriff Road, SE16 7LW Book to reserve your space at info@treeshepherd.org.uk  / 0203 948 3023 or contact directly Emma Carr emma@treeshepherd.org,uk / 07857 394777  

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Winners of the recent Tree Shepherd Survey!

Back in March we sent out a survey and asked for feedback on how you feel about Tree Shepherd. The deadline was March 15th and we would like to thank you all for contributing.   Yuan (Peter)  Zhixiang Yuan has a herbal shop based at the Elephant and Castle shopping centre, he has been living in London 15 years with his family and worked on his business nearly 7 years. The products sold are natural herbal tea and some herbal made products, which are used for detox, slimming, skin problems and pain relief etc.   Alison Clayburn Alison runs a […]

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Fulham Spring Fair – 25th May 2019

On Saturday 25th May 2019, Tree Shepherd will be hosting a Spring Fair at Clem Attlee Hall for local Fulham residents, particularly those living in the Clem Attlee estate and surrounding Fulham estates and roads. We are interested in people wanting to showcase/sell any type of business e.g. fashion, accessories, gifts, charity, vintage goods, home items, home cooked foods (note food requires the necessary paperwork) We are also looking to showcase local people who are looking for business – whether they are fitness instructors, running a class or offering services such as cleaning, a community service, care services etc Interested in participating and booking a table […]

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Lambeth Country Show Update

We are now only taking bookings for our reserve waiting list! We have had an amazing response to our participation for this years Lambeth Country Show, so much so that all space is now currently booked. However, things can often change, so please do continue to register your interest and we will put you on our reserve list and let you know if a space becomes available If you are needing a reminder if what its all about, please see below: Whether you are a foodie, a face painter, a jeweller or masseur – a space in our marquee could […]

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Lambeth Country Show – Brockwell Park 2019

For the 4th year running, Tree Shepherd will be hosting a fantastic trade marquee at the Lambeth Country Show in partnership with Glows makerspace. Whether you are a foodie, a face painter, a jeweller or masseur – a space in our marquee could be the perfect way for you to showcase in July. Tree Shepherd in partnership with Lambeth makerspace GLOWS will be hosting a Marquee at this year’s Lambeth Country Show. Dates are 20th & 21st July 2019. Im interested – Click here We have not increased our costs, but the cost to the individual traders has increased, as […]

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New 2 x Fulham dates in May for Saturday Business School!

Got some free time on your Saturday? Do you live in Fulham? Fancy some free business advice on an idea you have ? Tree Shepherd have 2 free business start ups workshops coming up in May. Sat 11th May – Start, Grow & plan your start up business Sat 18th May – Money, cashflow, profit & loss – get to grips with the money side Times are 1pm to 5pm Venue is the Clem Attlee hall, 21 Len Freeman Place, SW6 7TN Interested ? Enrol here Enrol Here for Saturday Start up business school This is being supported by the […]

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Elephant and Castle – Deadline for Applications

In December 2018, after months of preparation with the Council and Delancey we opened up the application process for the new affordable units that are being planned for the independent businesses to move into. Planning permission was granted on the basis that Delancey would provide new units for the displaced businesses. They have already developed a row of retail units in an adjacent development called Elephant 1 and they plan to create a new popup retail village just outside the redline area in what is known as Castle Square. In addition, Southwark Council is developing retail space in the ground […]

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Launch Of Thrive – Our Affordable Maker Space and Co-Working Business Hub

February 13th saw the launch of THRIVE, a new affordable co-working space, where local residents from SE16 can work comfortably and develop their business idea. THRIVE (formally known as the Flaming Grill restaurant) was brought back into community use by British Land and has become a much-needed resource for local people. Whether you are running your own business or working from home, you can have access to affordable desks, meeting and training rooms or makers space. Thrive is a really spacious and well-lit workspace, ideal for creative people. Designers and makers can spread out and see their patterns come to […]

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MBE is testament to everyone I’ve worked with who shares a vision of a fairer society

When I was trudging through the mud as a fresh-faced private in the weekend Territorial Army I never thought I would one day be honoured as a Member of the Order of the British Empire. But that hot sweaty day ignited in me something which would chart the course of the rest of my life: a determination to see people treated fairly and a belief that every individual should have the same chance to reach their potential, regardless of their background or training. That year, 1978, my 8-man infantry section entered a ‘march and shoot’ competition against full-time regular army […]

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