Past events

18th May 2017

DesignStudio & DixonBaxi

As the 16/17 Premier League season draws to a close, we were thrilled to welcome Ben Wright, co-founder of DesignStudio and Dan Capstick, Creative Director of DixonBaxi, to the thread stage to share with us the process of rebranding the world’s most loved football league – The Premier League.

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March 2017

Hattie Newman x Hey

We kicked off the first thread of 2017 with a bang by welcoming image and set maker Hattie Newman and Barcelona-based design studio Hey to the stage.

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Dec 2016

The Big Meaty Christmas Quiz with Mr Bingo

Bristol Folk House was the perfect setting for our 23 teams to battle it out to become champions and for the opportunity to take home the Big Meaty Christmas trophy.

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Oct 2016

thread X Simple Things

thread 05 was a very special, one-off music themed event hosted in collaboration with Simple Things Festival. It was the first thread with three speakers, and it was held at the Old Police Cells, part of the The Island and a perfect, alternative venue for an inspiring evening of talks.

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Sep 2016

Go your own way

Our fourth event was set to be the biggest ever, with a theme of going your own way in business and an exciting line-up drawing a packed audience to the Small Horse Inn. We welcomed Jamie Ellul from Supple Studio, and were inspired by his and ustwo co-founder, investor and all round nice guy, Matt […]

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May 2016

Brand vs Branding

The theme for the night was brand vs branding and saw we welcomed Paul Bailey, founder of Brand In Process and design consultancy 1977 Design and James Greenfield, co-founder of design studio Koto and ex-Creative Director of Design Studio, the London studio behind the Airbnb rebrand. London is guilty of dominating the design scene of […]

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Feb 2016

Digital innovation

Our inaugural thread event focussed on innovation in digital, and finding different approaches using new technologies and studio projects to help grow and build a successful creative team. We welcomed local boy Dan Efergan, Creative Director at Aardman Digital and Tom and James, co-founders of London-based animation and digital production company Animade to the stage. […]

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