Blog

23 December 2016

Ten Christmas Facts

By |23rd December 2016|

“We Wish You a Merry Christmas” was originally a threat.
The ever-popular song was originally sung, loudly and repeatedly, by crowds of rowdy, lower-class servants demanding booze from their masters… or else.  (i.e. “We won’t go until we get some!”)
Santa Claus originated […]

Thank Freestyle it’s Friday!

By |16th December 2016|

Welcome to ‘Thank Freestyle it’s Friday!’ Our weekly update on what’s happening in the heart of the Lace Market’s Creative Quarter.

Today’s the day you hark back to yesteryear and ‘don’ the tackiest and most tasteless jumpers the woollen industry […]

22 March 2016

It’s time to get emotional: Facebook ‘Reactions’

By |22nd March 2016|

Marketing Account Manager Susannah Saywood-Alleyne on getting more expressive with Facebook ‘Reactions’.

If you’re an avid user of Facebook you’ll have already noticed that your ‘like’ button has been joined by five new animated emoji’s. Some might say, “It’s about […]

12 February 2016

The role of Direct Marketing

By |12th February 2016|

Marketing Account Manager Susannah Saywood-Alleyne discusses the role Direct Marketing plays in our fast paced digital world.

Did you know the Universal Postal Union (UPU) was established in 1874? It’s not something may people are aware of! As a reminder to us […]

Youth and enthusiasm vs. experience in the creative industry

By |3rd February 2016|

Old Guys Rule!
Managing Director Alan Boyden puts the case forward for experience vs. youth in the creative industries.

They say that ‘it’s hard to put an old head on young shoulders’, but realistically why would you want to do that? […]

20 November 2015

How to make ourselves more distinctive and memorable when networking

By |20th November 2015|

Alan Boyden, Freestyle’s Managing Director, explains why we all need to make ourselves a little more distinctive and memorable when networking.
Who do you want to be anyway?
I was asked by somebody recently at a networking event “what do you […]

25 September 2015

New Leaf NHS smoking skull posters

By |25th September 2015|

As a non-smoker it’s easy to sound self-righteous when attempting to convince life-long smokers to quit. That’s why when our creative team here at Freestyle were approach by New Leaf and the NHS to create a hard-hitting campaign, we […]

Up close and personal

By |18th September 2015|

A personal perspective on my involvement in the CPISRA World Games Nottingham 2015
When you believe you’ve seen it and done it all, think, and think again. Think about all the people you’ve met along the away and all the […]

11 August 2015

Let the Games begin!

By |11th August 2015|

The Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games brings together 13 nations from around the world to compete in sports such as athletics, bowls, swimming, taekwondo, football and table cricket. CPISRA is committed to enhancing the opportunities for people who have cerebral […]

17 June 2015

Amazone Crop Conference 3

By |17th June 2015|

‘You’re never too old to enjoy yourself and learn new things’ – that is the key thought behind of the Annual Crop Conferences held by our agricultural machinery client Amazone. Now in their third year, the brief was to […]