Volunteer Makers rises to university’s challenge

Oxford and Cambridge have long been associated with students – but it was Volunteer Makers’ message that was being studied there in a busy month for Volunteer Makers and the Tickbox team. May began with a training day for staff at University…
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New year, new sites, for busy Tickbox

It may have been a cold January, but there was no hibernating for the busy bees in our development team with two new sites launching in the month. First up, we sprinkled some digital magic with an upgraded site for the Friends of Westonbirt…

Volunteer Makers start the year with stilettos, armour and dreaming spires

If 2017 was a busy year for Claire Sully and the Tickbox team as Volunteer Makers caught imaginations up and down the country, so 2018 has continued to build on that momentum. Claire led Volunteer Makers workshops at the Royal Armories Leeds…
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We have moved...

Its business as usual, but from a new home! Exciting things are happening at Tickbox and we wanted to share the news with you.

Tickbox awarded "Best Arts & Heritage Marketing company in the UK"

Tickbox Marketing’s “good with digital” ethos and strong community based record in finding tailor-made technological solutions for a wide range of clients has been recognised with an industry award. The Bristol-based digital marketing…

Tickbox rolling out museum volunteer engagement programme nationally

Building on an extensive digital museum training programme in the South West and a pilot volunteer engagement programme, we are looking to roll-out a national Volunteer Makers Engagement Training and Support Programme. Tickbox will be building…

Community driven websites just launched for Yarlington and Croscombe

Here are two recently released community websites we have done. We find these kind of sites particularly rewarding as they involve much more than creating a website, it is bringing a community together to think through a place brand and vision. Yarlington…

Hitting the right notes for St Peter's Hospice

Tickbox is delighted to be supporting our clients St Peter's Hospice at their fundraising concert of classical music at Bristol's Colston Hall. The event, which features pieces from Dvorak and Shostakovich played by the Bristol Metropolitan…

St Peter's Hospice launches on Hummingbird

Our latest Hummingbird CMS website has just launched for St Peter's Hospice in Bristol. St Peter's is Bristol's only adult hospice, and one of the most high-profile charitable organisations in the city. Working closely with the team at St…
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Immaculate community theatre and popular TV culture history lesson served with dinner in Bristol’s alternative "West End"

By Claire Sully, community engagement expert and festival organiser I had an unexpected treat last night.  My friend Annie took me to see:  Fanny and Jonnie Cradock Cook the Great American Songbook at the Hen and Chicken, Southville. Annie’s…
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Does my bum look big in this? Opinions on public sector ICT procurement

Being asked for feedback by organisations you supply - either directly or indirectly - is a bit like being asked "does my bum look big in this?". You know what you should say if you are being honest, but do you really want to go there!? So…

Never mind the trouser press - where's the wi-fi?

I've just got back from a week away in beautiful Snowdonia (no, that's not my 4x4) and found myself reminded yet again that the best things in life are free - fresh air, mountain scenery, wi-fi. And like all the best things, you don't always…