The BIG Community Conversation
Celebrating “making a difference in our communities”
Please join us for the ‘Big Community Conversation’ event on the 7th June 2017 to share, listen and learn about some of the great work which is happening in our communities in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire.
The event is being organised by the Centre for Health and Development (CHAD), and 1,000 lives, with support from a range of other partners. The Big Community Conversation is a celebration of the work that people in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire do to make a difference in their communities. It aims to explore how community research can support community action and we will also be offering funding advice and training for people to help them in their work as well as providing activities which will be enjoyable and facilitate discussion. We will be producing a visual representation of the peoples stories during the event using experienced graphic artists which will be an interesting way of capturing the ‘Big Community Conversation’.
The event has 2 Sessions, the second session is a repeat of the first and you are welcome to attend either one or both sessions. Free food will be available in-between the two sessions.
Each session will offer a range of activities from workshops, funding information and advice, community research and community story-telling to art and creative activities and hand massage. There will also be awards for people nominated as community champions through the 1,000 lives network.
There should be something for everyone! People can choose what to take part in on the day, or can simply come along and meet like-minded people. It is a day of sharing and a celebration of making a difference in our communities.
If you wish to produce a poster/video/animation that represents your community group, and which can be shown at the event, please register for one of the 3 Poster workshops.
They will be held in Stafford, Stoke or Burton and will be facilitated by Kim Watson
Kim will support you to:
- talk about your community action/project,
- help you to show what you do and what you have learned,
- make something GREAT which tells your story!
STAFFORD: Thursday 25th May – 11am, Room BL035, Staffordshire University, Blackheath Lane, ST18 0YB
STOKE-ON-TRENT: Thursday 25th May – 2pm, Room T205, The Beacon Building, Staffordshire University, College Road, ST4 2DE
BURTON: Thursday 1st June – 2pm, Room 1, Riverside, Burton-on-Trent, DE14 1AH
Enrolment for these workshops is now closed, thanks for your interest we hope to see you at the BIG Community Conversation.
See the event promotional poster here.
We would like to find out what matters to you about your community and how people are making a difference in their communities, If you are attending the BIG Community Conversation we invite you to take part in our research, for more information take a look at our information sheet here.
To book on one or both sessions, or for more information please contact
Tel: 01785 353578
ORBook your place here