Events & Courses

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

Key courses are listed here.

  • 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

  • Volunteering: what's involved?

    20 Nov 2019, starts 10.00, The Glass Box, Taunton Library, Paul Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 3XZ

    "Join CILIP South West for a day-programme addressing the key issues associated with the use of volunteering in library services. Course aims:   To provide a brief introduction to the new CILIP Volunteering Hub, and explore ways in which we can work with volunteers.To explore how to decide whether volunteers… more

  • How to Attract Young Adults to the Library - Inspiring New Generations

    6 Dec 2019, 09.30-16.30, Italian Cultural Institute, 39 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8NX

    "What do young people expect from public libraries in the 21st century?  What range of services are offered by libraries throughout Europe? How can we engage with teenagers and enhance their possibilities?  Don’t miss this one day seminar organised by EUROLIS and CILIP held on Friday, 6th December 2019, aimed… more

  • All Inclusive: championing accessible museums

    12 Dec 2019, 09.30-16.30, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

    "There are nearly 14 million disabled people living in the UK, but many museums continue to struggle to welcome them as visitors, volunteers and members of the workforce. What can be done to address disabled access, participation and representation? How can individuals and organisations embed inclusive practice. Through a series of… more

  • Talk To Your Baby 2020: Chat, play, read

    27 Jan 2020, 10.00-16.00, Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG

    "This year’s theme is 'chat, play, read', building on the current policy focus on the home learning environment. In addition to presenting on Small Talk, the National Literacy Trust’s local programme to improve the home learning environment, the conference will also include the latest research, policy and practice… more