Bolton Library and Museum Services

Big Ideas Generators

What's On

*Introduction to Crowdfunding* - POSTPONED

We're sorry to announce that this workshop has been postponed and will be rescheduled for another date shortly. We're sorry for any inconvenience.


Online Tools for Businesses Workshop

On Tuesday 1st August from 10.00am - 12pm we're running a FREE workshop looking at 20 free online tools.

Learn how to help your idea take off or save your business time and money using these free tools.

Beginners session including short demos, aimed at startups and SMEs.

Workshop Tools

Call 01204 332853 to find out more or click here to book a place.


Build a Noise Machine Workshop - Suitable for children 12+

Come and join in the fun with Noise Orchestra and make some noise!                                   

Noise Orchestra will be at High Street Library on Thursday 10th August 2017 from 10.30am – 3.30pm

with a workshop exploring music technology and electronics.                                                     

This workshop is open to everyone and is suitable for children aged 12+ and is delivered on

behalf of the Big Ideas Generators project by Noise Orchestra.

Call 01204 332853 for more information or click here to book a place.


Coming to a library near you soon

Funded by the Arts Council, Big Ideas Generators will support innovation and enterprise across 10 Greater Manchester library authorities. One team will be working across the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, a first for the city region, offering one-to-one business information surgeries, “How to” sessions, workshops and informal networking opportunities, as well as specialist training in skills such as 3D printing. The project will be delivered from June 2017 to March 2018.

More information on what's on offer!

Fingers Crossed

Over the next 10 months we will be delivering seminars, workshops and 1-to-1 information sessions on all kinds of topics, from starting up in creative industries, 3d printing, running an online business and much more.

Click here for more information