Workshops and courses

Workshops for Small Businesses

Interactive learning and networking sessions. Learn digital skills for your business and meet other business owners in a casual learning environment.

Email Marketing with Mailchimp

Learn how to expertly create email campaigns that drive traffic and increase sales. Bring your laptop and come along to this practical workshop where Louisa Wheeler of Ilona Design will talk you through the steps of how to create your Mailchimp account from scratch, so you can design and send your first email campaign.

This workshop is free for businesses or residents within the Mendip District Council area, you can check your postcode here.
Please bring a laptop or tablet with you and a notepad and pen.

Tue, 11 February 2020
10:00 – 13:00

Crispin Hall
83 High Street
BA16 0EZ

The nearest pay & display car park is Southside – accessed via Vestry Road, BA16


Intro to Adobe InDesign

Learn how to design a leaflet for your business. You will be recreating an existing 3-sided leaflet using Adobe InDesign.

You will learn how to lay out text, images and shapes, use colour and fonts, and produce print-friendly, professional looking leaflets. Perfect if you have never used InDesign before, or if you have a basic knowledge and would like to learn more about this powerful design tool.

Please bring your own laptop or device. You must already have the package or have subscribed to the week’s free trial of InDesign. On Tues 28th April 15:30-17:30 there will be a follow up drop in session for attendees of this workshop (venue TBC)

This session is for businesses within the Mendip District Council area, you may be charged for your place if you don’t have a Mendip address. Spaces are limited – if you are unable to attend please let us know or cancel your registration ASAP.

Thu, 19 March 2020
10:00 – 13:00

Committee Room – Council Offices
Cannard’s Grave Road
Shepton Mallet

Please note, there is no parking on site – the nearest pay & display car park is Commercial Road.