An informative, inspiring and practical day celebrating and exploring co-operative solutions for us and our communities.
Come along to:
Listen to excellent speakers who will be sharing local co-operative stories and talking about community run co-operatives, community housing, the Co-operative Party vision for co-operative communities, how we can all be more 'co-operative' and the co-operative difference of your local co-operative society.
- Join in workshops to explore topics in more detail
- Visit a range of stands
- Chat to other co-operators
- Enjoy a good lunch
- Attend the Co-operatives East AGM
You can also find out more about Co-operatives East, an organisation supporting and promoting co-operatives in the east, and the Co-operative Party.
ALL are very welcome. You may be involved in or with co-operatives, be a member of the Co-operative Party, see a need in your community that could be met through a co-operative approach or have an interest in co-operative ways of working.
- The co-op difference - Adrian Ashton
- Co-operation in our everyday lives - Stuart Newbold
- Co-operative Party visions for co-operative futures - Claire McCarthy Co-operative Party
- The Norwich FarmShare story - Bee Springwood, Norwich FarmShare
- Community co-operatives - Marvin Symes, Plunkett Foundation
- Community Land Trusts as a method of community-led housing – Rachel Watts, Emily Mulvaney, East Cambs Community Housing
- Your local co-operative working for co-operation – Kevin Bennett, Chelmsford Star Co-operative
***Details on the workshops will be sent to those booking
The Co-operatives East AGM will be held during the lunch break and all are welcome to the meeting.