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Third National Network Gathering, November 2019

Below is a round-up of the third Co-Creating Change network gathering, which took place at Arnolfini in Bristol on 7th November.

Relinquishing the power…

The third Co-Creating Change Network gathering took place in the Arnolfini in Bristol on a crisp November day when the north of the country was being battered by rain. Attended by some 100 people from

What do we mean when we talk about co-creation?

Over the last few months I have attended several events that have led me to reflect on our understanding of this thing called ‘co-creation.’

Second round of Co-Creating Change Project Commissions awarded

We are excited to announce the recipients of the second round of Co-Creating Change Project Commissions.

Commissions are open – Rounds 2 and 3

Co-Creating Change Project Commissions are open for submissions until Monday 16th September 2019 (Round 2) and Monday 18th November 2019 (Round 3).

Co-creation and Class

Notes from the group discussion chaired by Rhiannon White and Kenn Taylor during the last Network Gathering in Leeds

Providing Learning Support to the Co-Creating Change Network

A reflection from Susanne Burns and Tamsin Cox, the evaluators of the Co-Creating Change project.

Second members’ meeting: Leeds, May 2019

Liz Moreton, Director of Creativity and Social Change at Battersea Arts Centre, opens the day with a welcome speech about the role of co-creation.

Reflecting on the first round of Co-Creating Change Commissions

Susanne Burns, evaluator for the Co-Creating Change project, reflects on the selection process for the first round of Project Commissions.

First round of Co-Creating Change commissions awarded

Co-Creating Change today announced its first five commissions, awarding nearly £60,000 to five projects to effect real social change across the country.

The importance of co-creation: With One Voice

With One Voice is an international arts and homelessness movement with 50% of the board and staff made up of people who are or board and staff made up of people who are or have been homeless.

First members’ meeting with 100 groups

Back in September 2018, the full Co-Creating Change network came together for the first time in London, traveling from as far and wide as Redruth in Cornwall to Stirling in Scotland.

Why did Co-Creating Change start?

The background to how the network came about is described in two blogs.

How do GL4 and Strike A Light co-create change in Gloucester?

GL4 festival brings talent into the heart of the community and Strike A Light festival strives to make Gloucester a city with a vibrant culture for all.

How do Beatfreeks co-create change in Birmingham?

Beatfreeks is a collective of people and companies using creativity for good.