Working friendships: - Why we run Work:Space Pop Up

It’s a week until our next Work:Space Pop Up event in Sheffield and our first at the Abbeydale Picture House.

On Wednesday 30 January from 9am to 5pm at the Abbeydale Picture House on Abbeydale Rd, we’ll be providing a free space for people to come and work who would otherwise work on their own.

About this time, 5 years ago I was working as a sole trader out of my first floor bedroom. Files were spread all over the room. MacBook and Printer stuffed in a corner table. It was an exciting time of life but sometimes quite isolating - work was hard, I was alone and it was tough to disconnect work from home life.

When I began to share a workspace with others the effect was life-giving. I could bounce ideas of people. New projects were dreamed up over a cup of coffee. Most of all friendships formed and these are incredibly valuable.

We are communal beings and finding working friendships is a wonderful gift. If you are a sole-trader, a self starter, a creative, an entrepreneur or getting starting on your own we’d love to invite you to Work:Space Pop Up.

These are occasional events. For some fo you the more full time Co-Working Spaces such as the brilliant Union Street or Studio One are the things for you. But for some of us, an occasional chance to meet and work with others - to make friendships - to change our environment - that is life giving.

We’d love to see you next Wednesday.