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Festival Programme

This year we have an week-long collection of amazing social enterprise activities, workshops, conferences, exhibitions, debates and more!

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Opening of the Festival
Monday 12th 9:30 - 9:45
Front steps of Devonport Guildhall, Ker Street, Plymouth, PL1 4EL
Official opening of the festival. Free event. No booking required.
Women in Social Enterprise - Workshop and Focus Group
Monday 12th 9:45 - 11:45
Mayor’s Parlour, Devonport Guildhall
Part of new research into women in social enterprise with Iridescent Ideas CIC and the University of Plymouth. Free event. Booking essential. Make a booking
Bridging the Sectors Conference
Monday 12th 11:00 - 15:30
Main Hall, Devonport Guildhall
Exploring how the business sector and voluntary sector can work together better. Pro-Bono Surgeries with business and VCS leaders. Free event. Booking essential. Make a booking
The Social Enterprise Incubator Session
Tuesday 13th 16:00 - 18:00
Main Hall, Devonport Guildhall
Connecting school enterprise ideas with potential business supporters and mentors. Official launch of the Plymouth and Torbay Social Enterprise Competition 2013 (SEC2013) for young people who want to make money and make a difference. Free event. Booking essential. Make a booking
Meet the Buyers
Wednesday 14th 10:30 - 13:00 Main Hall, Devonport Guildhall
Meet Housing Associations and Health organizations who want to procure from social enterprises. Find out more about the Social Value Act and how it could help you. £25 for buyers, £10 for social enterprises. Booking essential. Make a booking
Social Enterprise City: Trade Fair and Conference
Thursday 15th 10:00 - 15:30
Cross Point, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA
Trade Fair, conference and workshops with the Plymouth Social Enterprise Network (PSEN) and the University of Plymouth. Keynote speeches from the CIC Regulator and the Local Enterprise Partnership. Stands £10 non PSEN members, FREE to members. Make a booking
Social Enterprise City: Reception and Debate
Thursday 15th 17:30 - 20:30
Main Lecture Theatre, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth
Drinks Reception and Panel Debate on Social Investment and Ethical Financing with Resonance Ltd, Big Society Capital, Plymouth Social Enterprise Network. Free event. Booking essential. Make a booking
Are Energy Bills a Burning Issue?
Friday 16th 10:30 - 12:30
WCEDT, Community Building, Wolseley Close, Plymouth PL2 3BY
A seminar for community and voluntary organisations to: Get some practical advice on saving energy. Find out about renewable technologies. Learn about Just Power for Communities’ solar plans to Power Up Plymouth. Free event. Booking essential by 10th November Make a booking
Cider Night with Always Apples
Saturday 17th 20:00 - 00:30
Devonport Guildhall
Cider festival and live music. Party and fundraiser in aid of Plymouth's Apple Day Festival. Small entry fee. Make a booking