Help for creative SMEs at any point in their journey


Have a great commercial idea but have not yet started up a business


You have been trading less than 12 months, so are in the early stages of developing your business


You have been trading more than 12 months and want to start to grow and maybe expand your business


You have been trading for over 5 years, have a number of employees and are looking for specific support to evolve the business further

Events & Workshops

Workshops & networking events

The Big House offers a wide range of free events and workshops specifically designed to meet the needs of Creative and Digital businesses. Once enrolled in the programme, you are welcome to attend any of the events run by the Partner organisations.

“I can’t recommend The Big House enough, it’s been a wonderful experience. Without it I would have quickly become disheartened with the ups and downs of running my business.”

Ben Lumley - Photographer

Business Showcases

Photographer Ben Lumley gains focus with support from The Big House and NBV

Chesterfield photographer Ben Lumley has been taking professional photos since 2010. He approached Creative Business Advisor Filomena Rodriguez for bespoke support through The Big House programme.

Dan Lamoon: Colab Creation

Dan Lamoon set up his own business 18 months ago and has recently opened an office in Nottingham, in addition to another site in Leicester. He has also started to employ full-time members of staff. He looked to the Elevator series of workshops to make sure he was investing in the right areas of the business.

Join The Big House now and start receiving specialised business support

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