Fringe Events

These are the fringe events that took place throughout June to celebrate NFD 2022.

Past fringe events

Freelance Mum Netwalk

To help celebrate National Freelancers Day, we’ve teamed up with our friends at IPSE, so you can have a coffee on us. Book your space at any FM netwalk in June and we’ll buy the coffee!

The NFD fringe event Freelance Mum netwalks are child-friendly events, designed for you and your business, to make connections, grow your business, with fresh air and fresh thinking!

Come and join the Freelance Mum netwalks; connect with other mums in business, grow your network and support your business. It is a gentle walk, at the pace of the slowest toddler! In June there will be seven netwalks across the country.

Freelance Mum Netwalk Bristol

Ashton Court Mansion, Long Ashton

June 24th  |  10:00 – 11:30

Freelance Mum Netwalk – Somerset

TA10 9PG, Langport

June 30th  |  10:00 – 11:30

Midsummer swim

12:00PM – 1:00PM, 12 Jun 2022  |  Clevedon marine lake, Bristol

Get Into The Blue with LacMerCiel

To celebrate National Freelancers Day, LacMerCiel have teamed up for a midsummer swim. Make the most of your freedom by taking to the waters of Clevedon marine lake with us on Sunday 12th June at midday.

Meet us by the rocks near the far steps of the lake next to the Bristol channel. Celebrate your swim with a hot drink or glass of bubbly when you get back on dry land.

Come and join their community group on Facebook. Check out LacMerCiel’s swimforUkraine charity T-shirts on their website.

This event is a National Freelancers Day fringe event but organised and hosted by external organisers.

Come and join our community group on Facebook!

Check out our swimforUkraine charity T-shirts on our website:

Bristol and West
Voiceover Meet-up

18:30PM  |  Thursday 16th June  |  Bambalan

National Freelancers Day is 16th June and the local freelance voiceover actors are celebrating with a social meet-up. The celebration kicks off with a wonderful gesture from IPSE, who will be buying the first drink for everyone!

This NFD Fringe event brings an opportunity for all the wonderful voiceover freelancers from Bristol and across the west to get together, talk all things voiceover and all things general, eat, drink and laugh your socks off.

Open to professional voiceover artist at any level from beginners to old hands and everything between.

To attend, look for the event within the Bristol & West VO Social group on Facebook.

Come and join our community group on Facebook!

A special collaboration for National Freelancers Day!

Freelance Mum Netwalk Winchester

Freelance Mum & Maven have teamed up for a joint netwalk. Come & have a coffee on us!

These two fab freelance friendly networks are joining forces on NFD! All freelancers are welcome, not just Freelance Mums – and as with all FM events, children are always welcome.

Maven, 5a Charlecote Mews, Winchester, SO23 8SR

June 16th  |  10:00 – 11:30

Freelance Mum Netwalk at Southampton

Royal Victoria Country Park, Southampton

June 6th  |  10:00 – 11:30

Freelance Mum Netwalk North Devon

Rock Park, Barnstaple

June 9th  |  10:00 – 11:30

Freelance Mum Netwalk North Somerset

Salthouse Fields Car Park, Clevedon

June 9th  |  10:00 – 11:30

Freelance Mum Netwalk South Devon

The Green Table Cafe (outside), Dartington

June 16th  |  10:00 – 11:30

Freelance Mum Netwalk Bristol

Ashton Court Mansion, Long Ashton

June 24th  |  10:00 – 11:30

Freelance Mum Netwalk – Somerset

TA10 9PG, Langport

June 30th  |  10:00 – 11:30

Freelance Mum
Mega Meet Up

June 14th  |  10:00 – 14:00  |  Tractors & Cream Glamping, Bedwell Lane, Othery, Somerset

The NFD fringe events, are child-friendly netwalks, for mums in business. The last 12 months has been a fantastic year of growth, with hubs all over the country and on June 14th, we’re coming together to celebrate.

Meet the Freelance Mum members and some of the Freelance Mum Fairies, who head up the hubs in Bristol, Winchester, Southampton, Somerset, North Somerset, North Devon and South Devon.

With a fantastic line up of guest speakers, our signature netwalk, lunch, coffee & cake – what’s not to love?

Join National Freelancers Day by organising your own fringe event

At IPSE we are looking to spread the celebrations of National Freelancers Day across the UK and are encouraging communities, networks and individuals to organise fringe events (virtual or hybrid, but in line with Government guidelines) in June.

As a fringe event organiser, you will receive promotional support from IPSE, with your event listed on this website, mentions in our National Freelancers Day communications and on our social media channels.

Submit your ideas

We welcome all ideas of event format and style, from networking sessions to workshops.
Contact us at with your ideas.