The Alternative Career Festival London.

13th April 2017

Join us as we host an alternative evening of meaningful connections and conversations. A work-life festival unlike any before.

We want to connect you to your next exciting opportunity.

Whether you are curious about freelancing, hunting for a new job, or taking the first steps towards entrepreneurship, we can help. Surround yourself with like-minded, ambitious professionals and build relationships with progressive organisations, founders, and influencers in London.

Because life is too short to do work that doesn’t matter.

What can we expect on the day?

You’ll experience workshops and seminars from industry experts.

You’ll ask questions and receive guidance at the advice bar.

You'll make connections and build relationships in the immersive game arena.

Mingle with progressive companies and hear about exciting jobs.


Progressive Companies

collective mission

The Alternative Career Festival is for those who…

Are curious about making a career-change.

know what they want to do but need help with the process.

are curious about learning how to future-proof their career.

are prepared to leave their ego at the door and take part in games, seminars, workshops and mixers.

feel ready to make a change and are looking for inspiration.

are actively job-hunting for exciting opportunities.

want to learn from industry experts and engage in different conversations.

are committed to doing work that matters.

Dates and Information

The Alternative Career Festival is going to be happening from

3pm – 9 pm on the 13th April 2017

Our event will be ticketed to ensure that you get the right access to the most valuable and rewarding aspects of the festival, suited to your personal career journey. Register your interest above and we will work our hardest to make sure you get the most from the experience.

We will have two ticket options available with prices starting from as little as £18.00. All workshops, games, experiences and talks will be included in your ticket price. For smaller seminars, you will be given the opportunity to sign up.

Join us from 3 – 9 pm to meet and mingle with progressive, hiring companies. Connect with the best brands out there, other job-seekers, influencers, thinkers, community members and the Escape Team. Come and challenge your perceptions about working life and what it means for you. 

||*unofficial* After party: 9 – 10 pm – we exit the venue and head to a new location. Opt to mix with the Escape Team and the founders of progressive companies over a beer or some bubbly to celebrate a success day of conversations and connections around the future of work||

Your hosts: The Connections Team

Stepping through the doors of the festival you will be greeted by an in-house team of escape experts to provide guidance, advice, and support through our workshops and community stage. Come and troubleshoot your blockers, ask questions about startups, learn how to get noticed in your job-search and put faces to names.

The Connections Team

You will have access to the Connections Team at Escape who are experts in the changing landscape of careers and who will combine their talents to help deliver direct value to you on the day.

Qualified Experts

You can attend talks to hear from a variety of teachers, entrepreneurs and guest speakers with useful advice and deep specialty experience.

Experienced Escapees

You will get to meet our escape alumni community who will share their knowledge about their career change or entrepreneurial journey and help you to learn from their experiences.

Are you coming?

We are inviting…

Charities and Social Enterprises

Meet with non-profits large and small and discover where an impact career can take you.

Startups and SME's

Thinking about downsizing? Mingle with young companies as well as more established but small-scale organisations on unqiue missions.

Progressive Companies

Thinking about culture and personal fulfilment? Meet our Progressive Culture Companies, who are determined to do things differently, inside and out.

Save the date 13th April 2017.

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