'What Now?': A Post-College Guide with Sarabande

'What Now?': A Post-College Guide with Sarabande


14TH - 15TH JULY

14TH (19:00 - 20:30) - Panel Talk with Life Coach Abigail Wilmore in conversation with Shin Aduwa, Benny Andallo and Robert George Sanders.

15TH (11:00 - 18:30) - Drop-in Workshop Stations at the Sarabande Foundation with Abigail Wilmore, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of 1Granary Olya Kuryshchuk, Bold Tendencies' Hannah Barry, Stephanie Finnan and more.

15TH (19:00 - 20:30) - Panel Talk with Stephanie Finnan.

In 2019, the creative industries contributed £115.9bn to the UK economy, an increase of 43.6% from 2010. Despite this, graduate employment in the creative industries is 15% lower than those pre-pandemic. During 2019 and 2020, employers recruited 12% fewer graduates and 29% fewer interns.

What Now? Let’s pull together for the future of fashion and arts graduates.

Sarabande is hosting a series of talks and workstations to help you tackle that post-college panic. Bringing together industry experts, What Now? will guide you on how you can focus your mind to realise your vision, increase your employability, and bolster your portfolio to appeal to fashion and the creative industries.

Join us to gain remarkable insight from an extraordinary cross-section of creative business professionals. Sarabande has invited experts from renowned luxury brands and institutions including 1 Granary, CSM, life coach and HR specialist Abigail Wilmore, Bold Tendencies' representatives, Stephanie Finnan from Creative Search, and many more.





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Visitors will be required to wear masks and be provided with hand sanitizer on entry and exit of the exhibition.

A designated route will be in place with clear two metre markings on the floor within the large, open exhibition space. Clear signage will remind people to stick to the route.

Please also see our fire evacuation route here, which attendees will be expected to follow in the event of a fire.