It’s that time of the year again, when awe and wonder sweeps the east. I am of course referring to the Norfolk and Norwich festival and its wonderfully eclectic mix of culture. For the past two years I have been involved with the festival and this year despite not living in the area I couldn’t resist […]

Ollie Whittall
on inkind

For the past three years, Spring has been looking for a new headquarters suitable for our size and potential. Over that time, we have had four false starts – not bad, to have four times found a property that is big enough and has the right profile for our business – but for various reasons […]

Erika Clegg
on inkind, inlove

The Springers
on instagram

We caught up with Account Executive Susi to talk about her time at Spring! When it comes to hidden talents not many of us can claim they speak Japanese! Susi started at Spring six months ago after teaching English there for three years. Her parents, who were holidaying in Southwold at the time, saw a […]

Ed Overbury
on inkind

Spring pays for all staff to attend two cultural events a year with a friend – we even throw in travel and lunch. I took the opportunity to visit Savage Beauty, the Alexander McQueen exhibition at the V&A. The exhibition, brought to London for 2015 following a fantastically successful run at The Met in 2011, […]

Erika Clegg
on inlove

Heritage F1 supplies race ready, refurbished Formula One cars with histories ranging from the 1985 to 2014 seasons – and their stunning new website is now live. Heritage F1 offers its clients track days to get a driver’s Formula One experience: and then select their own full-power track and race ready Formula One car from […]

Erika Clegg
on inwork

Ollie is our newest designer and is in the business for change! Ollie is our youngest and newest designer. He studied Graphic Communications at Norwich University of Arts, falling in love with the city and its beauty after just one look round. What he really enjoyed about learning his trade in the City of Stories […]

Ed Overbury
on inkind

Steve Magnall has just been announced CEO of Saint Peter’s Brewery. Steve and Spring worked together in his capacity as managing director of Thwaites Beer, which was sold to Marstons for £25m – and it’s not his first foray into the East, as before that he was Greene King’s deputy MD. “Without question, St Peter’s […]

Erika Clegg
on inwork

Meet James! He’s here to manage our exciting new Cultural Tourism project. The most recent addition to Spring, Cultural Tourism project manager James says he has walked straight into his dream project. James’ passion is the arts, making him the perfect guy to take on our huge Cultural Tourism project –positioning Norfolk and Suffolk as […]

Ed Overbury
on inkind

We thought we would introduce you to Heather, a Springer from Belgium. Heather has joined us for six months as an Erasmus intern from University College Arteveldehogeschool in Ghent, Belgium. She had a choice between New Zealand and Southwold so she took the obvious decision; their sheep aren’t painted. Heather loves the variety of projects […]

Ed Overbury
on inkind

Are you a skilled, capable and innovative web developer – and if so, how would you like to join the friendly team here in Southwold? Spring is a rapidly expanding, innovative communications design agency. In 2014, we were voted the sixth Most Respected independent agency in Britain and the east of England’s Most Innovative Employer. […]

Erika Clegg
on inwork

The Springers
on instagram

Following the judging of the Brand Republic Digital Awards 2015, Visit Suffolk’s website launch and campaign has been shortlisted in the category Product Sectors – Leisure & Sport. The final results will be announced at the Awards night, on Thursday 18 June. Suffolk is up against giants like Virgin and Adidas, so wish us luck! […]

Erika Clegg
on inwork

Feeling in need of a bit of creative liberation to raise your performance and bring your marketing mojo back? Just three days at the seaside in Southwold, Suffolk will clear your head, liberate your creativity and open your mind. With a small group of fellow marketing professionals, join us from 3rd to 5th June and […]

Erika Clegg
on inwork

Thanks to The Sunday Times, which this weekend devoted a double page spread to our home county’s many charms. They are, after all, why Spring set up here! Not only that, but The Times describes the spread of Suffolk cool as having come from our own home town, Southwold – and name checks a lot […]

Erika Clegg
on inlove
Ray Bunn We have a historic fisherman's cottage in Church Street Southwold and love the area. The Magpie Bakery bread is easily the best I've ever tasted. An aperitif in The Lord Nelson followed by a wander home for lunch of some of the 'Magpie' sour dough bread topped with home made chicken liver pate from The Black Olive deli nearby is to die for!!! A stop off at the excellent Butt and Oyster foodie pub at Pin Pill near Ipswich make a welcome break in the drive back to London.

The email said: “Thank you for making my awesome new bike possible. My butt may be sore but it’s cool to be a Springer!” But it’s not just Spring that’s made this possible – it’s the government’s Cyclescheme which allows employees to buy bikes through the company they work for, paying the business back in […]

Erika Clegg
on inkind

Good things come to those who work hard and never give up. I have had the pleasure of experiencing this first-hand. On the 26th of January I started as an Erasmus Intern here at Spring. I put in a great deal of effort to get to this point, but I am so glad I did as […]

Heather Dyett
on inkind

Imagine Suffolk, its towns and businesses, as people. Imagine the way those people speak, how they present themselves, the respect in which they are held, the friends they have, their values, the expectations other people have of them. That’s a brand. But what are brands worth to a business? After all, they’re intangible. You can’t […]

Erika Clegg
on inview

The Unruly Pig’s new website has launched today, showcasing this bold, crafted pub brand identity from the Spring studio. This sixteenth century pub has just re-opened with an enticing food offer, private dining and an ambitious menu. March’s soft launch has resulted in a storm of praise via social media, for the food and for […]

Erika Clegg
on inwork
Spring in Zagreb
Spring in Zagreb

I am in the beautiful Croatian capital for two days, soaking up the early Spring sunshine. The occasion is the third TravelZoom conference, a creative marketing session that takes place over two days every year and is attended by tourism boards from across what’s being called ‘New Europe’. I’ll be running a workshop about cultural […]

Erika Clegg
on inkind

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