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Holt, near Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

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What's this Jelly all about then?


Jelly is a casual coworking event, where freelancers, home workers and people running small businesses meet up in order to get out of their normal space, meet some new people and work together in a social environment. Jelly is a mixture of work, chat, comparing of ideas, passing on tips and help and maybe sometimes collaboration on the birth of a new project.

(Jelly differs from networking in that the aim is not to find new clients, pitch your business or to sell).


Jelly in Frome, SomersetLee Cottier @CoWorkingWest pioneer of Jelly in the South West of the UK explains why it's so good for freelancers - here


New - comprehensive guide to starting your own Jelly in the UK - here


Based in or near Bradford-on-Avon

Freelancer, home worker or self-employed ?

Interested in the coworking culture ?

Ever thought about attending a Jelly meetup ?


Then follow us on Twitter @judyheminsley where we are spreading the word about Jelly, coworking and how to be more effective whilst working from home


Our first event is:


on Wednesday 24 March 2010 from 10 am to 4 pm at Glove Factory Studios, Brook Lane, Holt.  Booking is now open for the 8 places.


Find out about future events by:


  • Checking back on this page for updates.
  • Following out our tweets at @judyheminsley where we always announce new dates.


Find out about upcoming Jelly in Bristol and Bath, UK or follow @CoWorkingWest 


Our past events:


Other past events in this area:


Jelly is held in Bristol just about every week.  New venues have now been found in Bath and so Jelly will be happening there more frequently than in the past.  These are all the events that happened until I ran out of breath:


10.    Bristol, Tuesday 9th February 2010 at Orchard Street Business Centre. Details here 

9.     Bristol, Tuesday 2nd February 2010 at The Office Bristol. Details here

8.     Bristol, Tuesday 19th January 2010 at eOffice Bristol. Details here  (our biggest Jelly yet with 23 people attending!)

7.     Bristol, Thursday 14th January 2010 at Orchard Street Business Centre. Details here

6.     Bath, Wednesday 6th January 2010 at the South Vaults Offices. Details here

5.     Bristol, Tuesday 5th January 2010 at The Office Bristol. Details here 

4.    Bristol, Wednesday 2nd December 2009 at eOffice Bristol. Details here

3.     Bristol, Tuesday 24th November 2009 at Orchard Street Business Centre. Details here

2.     Bristol, Thursday 5th November 2009 at The Office Bristol. Details here

1.     Bath, Wednesday 7th October 2009 at Jika Jika Coffee House and Canteen.  Details here 


So, is it any good ?


Well we think it's great, but we're probably biased or brainwashed.


Take a look at a couple of video interviews with two recent participants about the first Frome Jelly 


You can check out what some other people have said about local Jellies and what they have got out of them here:



We're always keen the hear what people think about our Jellies and get feedback, suggestions etc..

If you see (or have written) a blog post etc. that we've missed then please let us know and we'll add it to those here.


But I'm nowhere near you...


Hey don't worry - Jelly wasn't our idea (but gosh we wish that it was!)

Jelly is community thing, and anyone can get involved - if there isn't one near you then you could always start your own !

The best place to start is here and there is a guide to setting up Jelly in the UK here


Who's doing all this anyway ?


Jellies in Holt and Frome are organised by local home working advocate Judy Heminsley, author of the book Work from Homeand hosted by Forward Space who own beautifully converted coworking spaces in towns around the South West.


If you'd like to know more email Judy at judy@workfromhomewisdom.com