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Social Media Masterclass

Join this two-part digital workshop and social media experiment. Explore how to create great content using digital tools such as Snapchat, Vine and Instagram and hear from one of London’s top 10 Instagrammers, Mr Whisper.

Day One: Sunday 15 May

What makes great social media content? Quick idea generation activities and a deep dive exploration into what triggers the need to share images, videos, messages and content.

10:30
Ice-breaker activity (each participant to share three images that tells a short story about yourself via Pinterest, physical images or items)
10:45
Social media and the winning formula – what inspires, engages and appeals to people? A series of short group activities to explore what good content might look like and what ingredients could create a winning formula.
11:45
Break
12:00
Social media landscape (brief intro to the social landscape and introduction to Snapchat, Instagram and Vine)
12:45
Exercise content brainstorm
13:15
Group social media content exercise – you will be put into groups and given a social media exercise for one of the three platforms.
13:50
Wrap up

Day Two: Sunday 22 May

Instagram inspiration session with Mr Whisper, generating and testing social media content

10:30
Outline of the day and ice -breaker
10:45
Social media content planning session – what goes into a successful social media strategy
11:45
Break
12:00
Instagram inspiration with Mr Whisper
Content brainstorm session
13:00
Group social media content exercise - you will be put into groups again and this time you will have the chance to create content for one of the three platforms.
13:50
Wrap up

Image Mr Whisper

Image Mr Whisper

Image Mr Whisper

Image Mr Whisper

more about the speakers

Mr Whisper

As a visual storyteller, his photography has been featured in newspapers, magazines a variety of exhibitions worldwide. He is considered one of the “Top 10 London Instagramers to follow” by leading national and local newspapers and international media outlets. He specializes in street photography and his images are sleek and cool.

How to book

Free, booking essential

For under 17 years, your parent or legal guardians permission is required. Download this permission form and remember to upload it as part of the application process at the bottom of the page.