Factory Lunch Hour – Pricing Your Work and Time

Venue details

Factory Lunch Hour – Knowing your worth: Pricing your work and time.


What is the session about?

This Factory Lunch Hour is a guide to pricing your work for creative businesses, led by businesswoman, designer and educator Fiona Wilson. Through years of experience running a creative business, Fiona has honed the essential skills required to price her work and time. Join us for this Factory Lunch Hour to learn from Fiona’s simple pricing methods and her experience running a creative business. Bring your questions along so you can improve how you set your prices in future. 


What will this session will cover?

  • How Fiona prices her work  
  • What she takes into consideration when pricing work 
  • When and how she might negotiate on her prices  


Who is the session for?

  • People who feel unsure about how to price their work 
  • People who have priced work but need to reassess and need some perspective 
  • People who find pricing and sticking to pricing difficult 
  • Students or people who are early in their career and want to start building a tool kit to help manage a sustainable career. 


Who is delivering?

Fiona Wilson

Fiona has held academic posts teaching textiles and surface pattern design at Leeds University, Leeds College of Art and Huddersfield University. Alongside teaching Fiona has her own studio-based practice creating printed designs (Fiona Wilson Prints) that are sold in galleries and shops. Prior to retraining in textiles and completing a second degree, Fiona worked in Sales and Marketing for ten years after gaining her degree in Business Studies at Oxford Brookes University.


How to book?

All Factory events are free and tickets are booked through the event pages on the BCB website.


What is Factory?

This workshop is proudly run as part of the creative business support programme Factory. Factory is a partnership between Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Staffordshire University, British Ceramics Biennial and ACAVA. The programme is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Visit our main Factory page for more information about other opportunities and workshops run through Factory. 


Online Access:

  • In advance of each event, we aim to share an overview of the event including tasks that may be given to participants so you can prepare
  • We will enable captions for anyone to access during the event and download after
  • We will record each online event so you can re-watch it
  • We will share a resource pack after the event including summary notes, relevant links shared during the event, the event transcript and the event recording

If there is anything we can do to support your participation in the event, please email rhiannon@britishceramicsbiennial.com to discuss what we can put in place for you.