Upcoming Spark Forums

Our free forums are open to charities, community organisations and volunteers in Somerset

They're a great opportunity to network, discuss hot topics, catch up on local community news and share ideas and information. Here's what's coming up:

Thriving Communities Somerset Roadshow (South Somerset)

Free, live event delivered by the Thriving Communities partners and Citizens Advice South Somerset. Come along to hear about the Thriving Communities Somerset project, network with like-minded organisations and meet the activity providers, commissioners, and link workers making social prescribing happen in South Somerset. The event will also focus on winter wellbeing and we will explore what support is available to help South Somerset residents get through the coldest months of the year.

Takes place on Friday 26th November, 1pm to 12pm at the Foyer in Yeovil

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Chard Connect

A monthly forum for voluntary and community groups in Chard to network, share good practice, and get information on funding, training and volunteering.

Takes place on Monday 20th December via Zoom. Booking details coming soon!

Men's Shed Forum

If you run a Men's Shed in Somerset, come along to network, share best practice and explore ways to attract new members and connect with the local community.

Takes place on Thursday 2nd December, 10am to 11am via Zoom

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Grow For Good Forum

For Somerset-based social enterprises, voluntary groups and individuals who use growing and gardening to support positive change in their communities. Come along to network and share ideas with others who are involved in similar projects. With guest speakers from Plotgate Community Farm and Root Connections CIC.

Takes place on Tuesday 7th December, 7:30pm to 9pm via Zoom

Volunteer Coordinator Forum

Free forum for anybody who manages or coordinates volunteers in Somerset, offering a chance to network, share ideas, discuss best practice in volunteer management and more!

Takes place on Thursday 9th December, 11am to 12pm via Zoom

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More forums coming soon, check back regularly for the details!