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Katharine Hibbert: Founder of Dot Dot Dot Property Guardians

  After starting out as a journalist, Katharine Hibbert wrote ‘FREE: Adventures on the margins of a wasteful society’, a book about her experience of living in London for free for a year. She became […]

Apr, 23

Penelope Sacorafou: Cultural entrepreneur

Penelope Sacorafou is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of guided walks company Fox & Squirrel. While reading about London’s fashion history she stumbled on the Lady’s Guide Association of the 1880s. This group offered employment opportunities […]

Mar, 27

Alex Hoffler and Stacey O’Gorman: The Meringue Girls

Both trained chefs, Alex Hoffler and Stacey O’Gorman met working together in a Hackney restaurant and went on to bond over their love of sweet things. Not happy to simply get on board with other […]

Mar, 18

Gemma Milne: Creative lab technologist

Gemma Milne works as a Creative Lab Technologist at Ogilvy & Mather Group in the innovation team, Ogilvy Labs. She studied Maths at St Andrews University and has previously worked as a chef, an investment […]

Mar, 17

Nina Butkovich-Budden: Hair artist and founder of Nina’s Hair Parlour

Nina Butkovich-Budden is credited with founding the UK’s first Vintage Makeup and Hair Salon in 2005-  Nina’s Hair Parlour offers authentic hairstyles from all bygone eras, whether you want an Ancient Greek up-do, pre-Raphaelite waves, […]

Mar, 14

Lauren Pears: Founder of London’s Cat Cafe

Lauren Pears shot to fame by starting a crowdfunding campaign which successfully brought the first ‘cat cafe’ to London in 2014. But Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium is more than just a cafe; it’s a home for rescued […]

Mar, 12

Rebecca Cork: Outdoor events manager

Rebecca Cork walked away from a conventional career in the charity sector in London to set up her own company, HoneyWoods Camping, inspiring, celebrating and educating people about nature. She now runs a number of […]

Mar, 10

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