Forthcoming HVA Events

Two dates for your diary:
Thursday 23 January 2014 - HVA Social - meet other members, chat about art, and see the new year in.
Wednesday 19 February 2014 - Workshop - Getting the most out of social media.

2014 – GOODNESS GRACIOUS ME !
HVA SOCIAL TO MEET OTHER MEMBERS, CHAT ABOUT ART AND SEE THE NEW YEAR IN !
Thursday 23 January, The Red Lion Public House, Hatfield 7.30pm onwards

What are your plans for the year?   Do you have any exhibitions coming up?  What are you currently working on?   Would you like to meet like minded people in an informal setting? 

I and others will be at The Red Lion Pub – opposite Hatfield Station, or as it is at the moment a building site (!) – from 7.30 onwards.  Please come along, have a drink and or something to eat – unless you are on that post Christmas diet, in which case just come !

It’s good to talk – lets meet new people and chat about our art, plans, aspirations and what you got for Christmas !  Don’t worry if you don’t know anybody – ask for me – Caroline – I’ll be keeping my eye open for you!

No need to book – just turn up on the night.

So pop the date in your diary now ... See you there !   

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GETTING THE MOST OUT OF SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOPWednesday 19 February 2014 at Trestle Arts Base 7.30 – 9.30 pm

You may already own social media accounts, but are not actively using them ... you have probably seen others use social media to publicise their work but, you don't think you have the time do it. 

This evening, Adam Blackie will return to HVA to present a simple strategy, that works with any type of social media and can take very little time to implement effectively.

If you want to know more about how to spend an hour a week promoting your art, this session will be for you.

It will include:

  • What social media to use
  • A simple strategy to set up regular interconnected activity across your accounts
  • Understanding which key words and phrases to use
  • Understanding the power of the "Like" feature
  • Where and how to add comments quickly, easily and with results
  • Why all this is important to your ranking on search engines

Please bring with you any of the following for you to work on during the evening:

Smart phones / Androids / Ipads / tablets.

Wifi is provided at the venue for you and the café at Trestle will be open for you to purchase tea and coffee.

Due to an anticipated high demand for this workshop it will only be open to HVA members.   Please login to sign up.

by CAROLINE LUMB

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