The Guild July Newsround

August 2, 2015

In July we took the decision to focus on The Guild for our Newsround video, we hope that by watching you’ll get a better understanding of how the space works and how we look after our members and the Guild community. Hope you enjoyed the video, remember to subscribe to our YouTube channel for all … Read More

Behind the scenes video – Coffee

July 27, 2015

One thing that we know our members love is good coffee! Thankfully we have two great coffee suppliers who we work with here – Extract Coffee and Dusty Ape.   Watch this behind the scenes video to find out more!

Tech Love & (Care) Cake

July 26, 2015

A few months ago the beginnings of a new team to Bath were based here at The Guild, they would get envious glances from the members here as they all had new very shiny iMacs. The team – Tech Love & Care were based here while their company offices located on Monmouth Street were being … Read More

Two hidden gems at The Guild

July 19, 2015

…It appears that The Guild garden (we use the term ‘garden’ generously here, most people know it as the bike store/air con graveyard) has become home to a pair of rather exotic looking birds. After spending a bit of time on Google and with much debate amongst the members with both goldfinch and yellow tit … Read More

The Guild turns 2!

July 12, 2015

We still remember when we opened our doors for the first time to coworkers on Wednesday July 10th, mainly because we had only just activated our access control system and Tom managed to lock himself and all the new members out of the building, he then had to borrow a ladder from the Victoria Art … Read More

June Newsround

June 29, 2015

So here it is June’s Newsround! Firstly Tatjana headed over to VentureFest to support Blispa who were taking part in the start-up village where they were showcasing their iBeacons and app! Well done to the organising team at Invest Bristol & Bath, its great to see events like these getting the recognition they deserve and … Read More

Guildians of The Galaxy

June 21, 2015

A few months ago we took the decision to take part in Bath Boules 2015, our first task was to choose a team name and we left this tough decision up to our members… …The choices were pretty varied: Tickle the Boules Wrecking Boules Guilden Boules The Dogs Boules (something of a theme here) and … Read More

Learning to Code

May 26, 2015

Learning to code, for the majority of people in the field of programming, would more than likely not be something that they will have learnt as a kid! It is much more likely to be something they will have picked up as a young adult or perhaps later. With the increasing demand for people with … Read More

Changes to The Guild Membership

May 14, 2015

One thing that Coworking Hubs all have in common is that they all offer a variety of Membership Plans, they market themselves as flexible workspaces that can work for a variety of different types of companies and this is why they are often compared to gyms in terms of business model. Before The Guild was … Read More

Meet Rocketmakers

April 28, 2015

The Guild couldn’t survive without the support of the wider Bath Community, and that includes our sponsors…Bath & North East Somerset Council, Gradwell, Mogers Drewett, Bath Spa University, Storm and now we can add Rocketmakers to that list. In April we went and visited the team at Rocketmakers to find out what work they are up to … Read More

April Newsround

April 28, 2015

In April we decided to not only feature events coming up here at The Guild, but also take a jaunt around town and visit some of our very places.   Huge thanks to all those who contributed to this episode of The Guild Newsround! We’ll see you in May!

Film and Video Meetup goes to the Abbey

April 26, 2015

On the last Friday of each month we play host to the Film and Video Meetup, this free meetup is aimed at galvanising the film and video community based in Bath, giving them a chance to informally network and share work and ideas. This months meetup had one single theme, to help inform new and … Read More

Coworking & Desks

April 14, 2015

You can never predict the future, but more and more you find yourself going back to your original plan. Over here at The Guild we’ve had a bit of a reshuffle with our Engine Room and hopefully you’ll agree we’ve made some improvements. Back in 2013 when we were first designing The Guild we planned … Read More

March Newsround

March 31, 2015

In 31 days we witnessed two big events this March – the inaugral Bath Ruby Conference and the Solar Eclipse, we therefore had to make these the two headline features of March’s Newsround! We also popped along to YENA (a young networking event aimed at those aged 15-30yrs old). We also decided to get a … Read More

Did you know we’re a CiC…

March 16, 2015

One of the top assumptions about The Guild is that it is Council managed and owned, though it is 100% true to say that we were ‘backed’ by the Council (B&NES awarded us a Capital Grant of £500K to redevelop the space) they are along with others one of our key sponsors – they pay … Read More

Welcome our new sponsors….Storm!

February 25, 2015

I caught up with Managing Director Dave Kelly to find out more about Storm, why they love Bath and what their plans are for the future. Hi Dave, can you tell us a bit more about Storm?  Storm develop digital products that are disruptive enough to change behaviours. Most of our clients want one of three things – … Read More

A dogs day out…

February 6, 2015

Dogs have always been welcome here at The Guild, and this Wednesday was no different! This special edition ‘Cake Wednesday’ featured home baked cakes and treats, all in the name of ‘Bath Cats and Dogs Home’ These delectable delights all came thanks to the lovely Cathrine Svendson from ‘Incognito Social’ accompanied by her cake baking … Read More

The Power of Open Data

February 5, 2015

On pretty much day one of opening the Guild the first event suggestion by one of our members (Jack McConnell) was a Hackathon, back then I (Tatjana Humphries) had little knowledge or understanding of what a hackathon was or how one would go about putting one together, well what a difference a year and a … Read More

How NEPRO is hoping to Buy Local at The Guild

February 3, 2015

Now we’ve all heard the phrase ‘Buy Local’ and for the majority of us in our individual lives we can action this on a daily basis, but what about larger companies and specifically Local Authorities? To find out more about how B&NES in particular interacts with local businesses mainly those in the tech and creative … Read More