Events & Courses

Courses organised by The Network, and events and courses related to social justice organised by other agencies

Key courses are listed here.

  • Room to Breathe

    1 November 2018-28 July 2019, Thursdays 12.00–20.00, Friday–Sunday 12.00–1800, Migration Museum at The Workshop, 26 Lambeth High Street, London SE1 7AG

    "Room to Breathe is an immersive experience inviting you to discover stories from generations of new arrivals to Britain. Journey through a series of rooms filled with personal narratives and objects that bring to life the struggles, joys, creativity and resilience of living in a new land. Explore rooms to… more

  • "Moving Objects: Stories of Displacement"

    18 Feb-1 Oct 2019 (closed 17-22 Apr 2019), 09.00-19.00 daily, The Octagon, University College London

    "Discover the stories of people, animals and objects in exile, as told by refugees and researchers in London and the Middle East.  Today, around 68.5 million refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced people are trapped in a state of temporary permanence across the world. This free exhibition draws together poems, photographs… more

  • Arts 4 Dementia Best Practice Conference 2019, "Towards Social Prescribing..."

    16 May 2019, 09.30-17.00, Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE

    "This first UK conference on social prescribing for dementia is designed to achieve direction to arts as pre- and post-diagnostic support - ideally on diagnosis. Who For? GPs, social prescribers and those working with the arts, heritage, creativity, memory and care services."Cost: £95.00Further info and booking via Eventbrite.… more

  • LGBT+ research conference: "I want to be me: contextualising self-identities"

    17 May 2019, 10.00-16.00, University of Manchester

    "The aim of this conference is to explore how LGBT+ people have experienced and/or are experiencing actions and discourse around their self-identities. This may include gender and sexual identity, intersectionality, desire, relationships, experience across the lifespan, politics, and solidarity. This conference is open to all (you don't have to… more

  • Make a Noise in Libraries Fortnight 2019: ‘Get Connected’

    2-15 June 2019

    Theme and Purpose The theme of MANIL 2019 is ‘Get Connected’ -  We know that the areas of digital access and loneliness have not been far away from policy and project headlines over recent times, and these dual challenges are particularly of interest and relevance to blind and partially sighted people. … more

  • CILIP Scotland Annual Conference 2019

    3-4 June 2019, Dundee Apex Hotel

    "Our President, Yvonne Manning, will host two days of workshops and talks on the theme of ‘Courage, Laughter and Innovation: A Resilient Profession‘ Earlybird rates end on 18th April. We also have special discounted rates for students and people paying their own way."Further info and booking details online.… more

  • Libraries Change Lives – how we support mental health and wellbeing

    5 June 2019, 10.00-16.00, Exeter Library, Castle Street, Exeter EX4 3PQ​

    Aims for the day:To develop awareness of and pool information about good practice within the region and elsewhere in supporting library users and staff to maintain mental health;To consider how effective our existing provision is, and how this can be improved; To start to plan how to take… more

  • GFEST 2019: theme - #QueerQueries.

    11-23 November 2019

    You can organise your own GFEST during the above dates by organising an LGBTQI+ cross-art (more than one art form presented) event and be part of GFEST 2019 events where you are. Events can be submitted via the GFEST website. 2019 submission deadline: Sat 20 October, 5pm.… more