The Guild ‘A Day in the Life…’

February 2, 2015

Last year we filmed a ‘Day in the Life…’ of one of our members Jack McConnell. We follow Jack around the Guild from arriving first thing in the morning, working and collaborating with other members and socialising over a slice of cake! Thanks to Close Range Films, Jack McConnell and KvsK

The Guild Newsround – January 2015

January 30, 2015

For our first edition of The Guild Newsround we take a look at January 2015 focussing on three events here at The Guild. Huge thanks to Close Range Films and KvsK!

Work Life v Home Life

January 26, 2015

One of our members shared a New York Times article entitled ‘Coworking on Vacation: A desk in paradise’ one of the accompanying images was of Zsolt Kocsmarsky who works at Surf Office, a coworking space in the Canary Islands that boasts of close proximity to surfing beaches. Credit: Laura Leon for The New York Times   The article … Read More

How The Guild is developing our members and Bath, with help from develop.me

January 21, 2015

When new people walk through the Guild doors we are often asked “what is this space” or “who is it for” and often we give the same stock answers that it’s a ‘worskpace’ ‘meeting rooms’ ‘flexible’ ‘networking’ and ‘tech’ and ‘creative’ one thing we sometimes fail to say is that we are also a “learning” … Read More

Another Year Over…and a new one just begun

December 19, 2014

Well I can’t quite believe that we’re about to say farewell to 2014, seriously where has this year gone? We celebrated our first Birthday, said hello to lots of new members and a few goodbyes to old ones, hosted three Bath:Hacked hacks and a BathSPARK social.  We made some changes to the design of the … Read More

The return of Show and Tell

December 18, 2014

The Guild is a membership space and currently we have 120 members which means that not everyone is in every day, some members are here just one day a week and others have other offices or are required to travel for work. However, we are a community space and we try to encourage our members … Read More

Cube Sensors

December 15, 2014

I’m sure many of you may have seen the recent rise in technology for homes – apps that control your heating, personal weather monitors, indoor air sensors, automated lighting, the list goes on. A few weeks ago Guild member Jack McConnell made a suggestion to us that having something that makes the coworking space a … Read More

Startup profile: Perceiv – powerful web-based spreadsheet and database software

December 10, 2014

Using his background in magazine publishing, SPARKie tech award-nominated Hugh Fulljames is on a mission to make making spreadsheets easier. Hugh has already found success with CommunisisIQ, a web-based print-managing tool, and amusement machines of his own design, one of which he sold to SEGA. Perceiv an intuitive web-based spreadsheet and database tool which is currently in its alpha stage, … Read More

The Guild Loves….GOOD COFFEE

November 19, 2014

 “IT is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a good cup of coffee” Today was National Freelancers Day, and we didn’t just want to mark the day with a free day of coworking – we wanted to show our members and their … Read More

Vision 2014 – Day Two

November 14, 2014

So yesterday I met the Head of Design at Google, learnt what battles online retailers and brands are facing, talked about Marvel and DC, found out about JustEat and debated innovation v. creativity all of this took place on Day Two of Vision Bristol at the Arnolfini. I’d been invited earlier in the week by … Read More

Bath:Hacked 2.1

November 3, 2014

We may be three hacks in but the work these guys can put out in 36hrs is astounding!  As part of the Bath Digital Festival the Bath:Hacked team decided to do what we do best and hold a city hack focussing on the Past, Present and Future of the city, open to anyone – with … Read More

One year in and the coworking wheel keeps turning

July 22, 2014

On July 10th the Guild turned one (still can’t believe its been a year…where does the time go?) in the past year we’ve welcomed hundreds of people through the doors, met some amazing people and companies and welcomed coworkers. Recently a few have moved on to as they now need their own office space, which … Read More

Cool Ventures at The Guild

July 15, 2014

Who Are Cool Ventures? Cool Ventures was established in 2011. Directors Roger & Sue and their team specialise in providing businesses with the support they need to grow as well as consulting with start-ups to make sure they can get off the ground. I had a chat with Roger to find out more what they … Read More

Happy Fourth of July!

July 3, 2014

Independence Day at the hub…featuring zero aliens! Having celebrated Canada Day earlier in the week we thought it was only fitting to celebrate the independence of their little known neighbour the United States of America.  This of course meant the purchasing of some awesome sweets or ‘candy’ including M&Ms, Oreos, reese cups and a lone … Read More

Canada Day

July 1, 2014

On 1st July 2014 Canada was officially 147 years old – who knew! In order to celebrate this landmark birthday here at the Guild we decided to hold our very own Canadian Birthday Party!! Sponsored by Triptoes the Birthday was a huge success with members getting to try out a variety of Canadian treats including … Read More

A Guild Member Interview – Sue Mongredien – Best-selling Author

June 3, 2014

What first got you into writing books? At the age of 6, I wrote a poem called ‘Aston Villa, We Love You’ (don’t judge me) which was one of the winners in a county children’s poetry competition. At the prize-giving ceremony, Brian Cant – YES, BRIAN CANT – read it out to the audience, everyone … Read More

The Independence of Bath

May 28, 2014

We like to think we’re one of a kind here at The Guild, bravely going where no man has gone before and all that…Since we first opened something that we’ve really pushed has been to buy and support local – local coffee, local furniture manufacturers and local people… Bath is a great place for independent … Read More

Eating cake for a good cause

May 21, 2014

Yesterday we held our weekly ‘Cake Wednesday’ but this week there was a slight twist, Guild member Simon Starr took the reigns and delivered a scrumptious CW.  Normally we provide cake as an added member bonus, but this week Simon asked if he provided the cakes could we use Cake Wednesday to try and raise … Read More

Cake and Charity

May 4, 2014

Today we had an extra special Cake Wednesday as we were joined by Ruth Keily who works at Bath based charity Mentoring Plus. Ruth came to talk to the hub members over a slice of cake about the charity, its aims and how they could become involved.  Ruth was joined by Guild member Vicky Edwards … Read More