Big Society Communities workshop

Creating inclusive 'Big Society' communities in the East


18th March , Peterborough

PARCA and Big Society Funding CIC are calling upon the diverse communities of Peterborough and surrouding area to participate in a 'Fiery Spirits' programme designed to increase your capacity, embrace leadership opportunities and become a 'Bog Society' activist.


Speakers confirmed:


  • Jamie Conway-Big Lottery
  • Laura Halstead Greater Cambridgeshire Greater Peterborough LEP


The workshop will include two presentations. One about the help offered by the GCGP LEP to promote economic development locally and the other focuses on how to get Big Lottery funding for your community organisation.


Leonie McCarthy CEO from Peterborough CVS will also be explaining more about the new Peterborough Community wellbeing partnership.



Mark Ereira-Guyer and James Baddeley, from Big Society Funding CIC, will then work with small groups to see how they can help to improve your skiills and capacity, run a successful voluntary organisation, and enable you to cintribute to the Government's 'Big Society' policy agenda.


To participate in the workshop register at PARCA