Our Alumni

BA alumni from our past 5 editions have achieved an 92% success rate, despite a global recession.

  • Clover Lewis

    Clover Lewis

    Clover Lewis Swimwear | 2013 | cloverlewis.com

    Clover Lewis Swimwear create confidence-boosting swimwear for women following breast surgery and for women living with uneven breasts.

  • Kerry O’Brien

    Kerry O’Brien

    2009 Gold Award Winner

    London Urban Arts Academy | 2009 | londonurbanartsacademy.org

    London Urban Arts was founded by award winning artist Kerry O’Brien (aka Lady MC) through a passion for the arts combined with a desire to work with young people. The Academy provides opportunities for individuals and groups to access a range of arts and media programmes regardless of their background or experience.

  • Nicola Herlihy

    Nicola Herlihy

    Nicola Herlihy Costumier | 2012

    Nicola Herlihy is a professional theatrical costume maker specialising in period and modern ladies and menswear. Her main clients include West End productions such as The Phantom of the Opera and WarHorse.

  • Chloe Morais

    Chloe Morais

    Cheeky Suds | 2012 | cheekysuds.co.uk

    Cheeky Suds create handmade novelty soaps, bath and body cosmetics with the majority of products being vegan friendly.

  • Victoria Holt

    Victoria Holt

    2012 Silver Award Winner

    Fred and Ginger Ltd | 2012 | fredandginger.com

    Fred & Ginger London produce exclusive and timeless lingerie designed by Victoria Holt and currently selling in some of the worlds best boutiques and department stores including Selfridges London.

  • Kate Hathway

    Kate Hathway

    2012 Gold Award Winner

    Tom and Amelia | 2012 | tomandamelia.co.uk

    Tom and Amelia gamekeeper and head nanny, and the great, great grandparents of Kate Hathway, were the inspiration behind Kate’s garden maintenance service. Through her private and commercial work, Kate continues to pass on the knowledge of the nurture of plants and people that has been passed down in generations to her.

  • Sarah Bishop

    Sarah Bishop

    | 2014 | www.gardenin.co/

    GardenIn makes beautiful indoor gardens that are self-sustaining. Our gardens are radically easy to use ‑ they require no assembly and little maintenance. Change the water only once every three weeks, and enjoy fresh, organic herbs year‑round.

  • Sarah Gunn

    Sarah Gunn

    | 2014 | www.saragunn.com

    Luxury fashion jewellery. I create unique, individually made pieces of jewellery, sometimes with added meaning for the wearer through customisation or symbolic imagery. I work in leather and metals to create bold forms textured with images and patterns; current collection using skin textures, and new collection using images of London.

  • Rose Fullbright

    Rose Fullbright

    Rose Fullbright | 2014 | rosefulbright.com

    The Rose Fulbright label is a British luxury lingerie and lifestyle brand who produce sleek, sensual lingerie and loungewear. They are committed to supporting ethical and sustainable practice in business.

  • Sarah Haines

    Sarah Haines

    Social Media Award Winner

    For All We Know Ltd | 2014 | www.forallweknow.co.uk

    For All We Know designs homewares and offers freelance project management. Inspired by Art and Culture we create homewares and prints for the design savvy consumer. Mixing old and new imagery and materials, we create beautiful new and up‑cycled home‑wares, which utilise modern technology and traditional skills.

  • Charlotte Roach

    Charlotte Roach

    Gold award winner

    Rabble | 2014 | www.joinrabble.com

    Find going to the gym a chore? But care about your health? Rabble is exercise, but funner. All of our sessions are crazy team games, inc Capture the Flag, Dodgeball, Hunger Games…Fun, flexible, friendly exercise for all. Kids play all the time, why can’t adults have fun too?

  • Nicolla Wilson

    Nicolla Wilson

    The Glamours Jam Co. | 2014

    Our business is a delicious jamilicous food business. We offer unique flavoured jams all made from scratch my 2 loving sisters. We aim to introduce new flavour combinations to the UK public hopefully over seas too.

  • Ronke Ige

    Ronke Ige

    Emi & Ben | 2009 | emiandben.com

    Emi & Ben is a natural skin care company specialising in body butters, handmade with 100% unrefined Shea butter. Shea butter has been used for centuries on the African continent and it was due to Ronke becoming an expectant mother that the Emi & Ben brand was born.

  • Sinead Koehler

    Sinead Koehler

    Crafty Fox Market | 2013 | craftyfoxmarket.co.uk

    Sinead Koehler created Crafty Fox Market in September 2010. Crafty Fox Markets take place seasonally in London. Each carefully curated event includes designer-maker stalls, workshops, DJs and drinks. Sinead also runs Crafty Fox Talks – a series of speaker led evening events for creatives.

     

     

     

  • Robyn Parker

    Robyn Parker

    Archie Mac London | 2014 | www.archiemaclondon.co.uk

    Archie Mac London create bespoke textile designs and custom handmade products, tailored to the story of their clients. With fabrics printed in the UK and handmade in London, Archie Mac work to create opportunities for local people by making use of talents within the community.

  • Naheed Afzal

    Naheed Afzal

    Contracts IT | 2014 | contractsit.com

    Naheed Afzal co-founded and established Contracts IT, a leading IT Recruitment Consultancy offering a consultative approach to Staffing Solutions at Permanent & Contract levels.

  • Nicky Doodson

    Nicky Doodson

    2013 Silver Award Winner

    Nicky Doodson Flowers Ltd | 2013 | nickydoodson.com

    Nicky Doodson Flowers combine enormous passion and creative flair, with a wealth of experience working for some of London’s top florists. Nicky’s successful background in sculpture, love of art, fashion, interiors and current trends create an imaginative and enthusiastic approach to her designs.

  • Tanja Raaste

    Tanja Raaste

    Nordic Nomad Productions | 2012 | nordicnomad.com

    Nordic Nomad Productions deliver immersive, site-specific theatre, dance and new writing skills. Their workshop series ‘Business Skills for Artists’ is aimed at helping individual artists and performers progress in their careers.

  • Charlotte Fereday

    Charlotte Fereday

    Eulergy | 2014 | eulergy.com

    Eulergy believe that academic work can be used to solve real problems. They provide an online matchmaking platform that connects research (Students, Researchers and Academics) with industry (SME’s, Charities, Government/ Creative and Cultural sector) where students are rewarded for their efforts and companies can access a pool of creative minds and future employees.

  • Vicky Forrester

    Vicky Forrester

    Flux Studios | 2013 | fluxstudios.org

    Flux Studios provide opportunities for anyone wishing to explore and develop their jewellery making skills. Their jewellery school provides a range of daytime and evening classes taught in an exciting and creative environment.

  • Lesley Brewster

    Lesley Brewster

    2012 Silver Award Winner

    Hotminute Magazine | 2012 | hotminutemag.co.uk

    Hotminute Magazine is an online events and lifestyle publication – a quick fix capsule of all things hot and happening in London.

     

  • Ellie Laycock

    Ellie Laycock

    2012 Platinum Award Winner

    Hunted and Stuffed | 2012 | huntedandstuffed.com

    Ellie Laycock, trained artist and London-based professional photographer is also founder of Hunted and Stuffed, upcycled vintage cushions handmade from original vintage tea towels, silk scarves and rare textiles.

  • Anastasia Gereluk

    Anastasia Gereluk

    Ana Bon-Bon | 2013 | anabonbon.com

    Ana Bon-Bon is a Blues Cabaret Accordion Chanteuse performer, songwriter, lyricist, jump, blues ,western, swing, spirituals and vaudeville live performance artist.

  • Ade Aboaba

    Ade Aboaba

    Fit-City | Autumn 2014 | www.fit-city.co.uk

    FIT CITY Ltd develops opportunities for people to engage with and explore their urban environments through physical activity. FIT CITY is here to help you integrate exercise into your daily life to achieve your health, wellbeing, fitness and sporting event goals.