Thursday 11 April
To collaborate means taking action. But how do we make decisions on what to do, decisions that everyone can really get behind and support? This session will introduce the method of ‘consent’ – as used in Sociocracy and Holacracy amongst others. Hosted by CAG Oxfordshire.
A great session for anyone who wants to be more effective and authentic in their communication, and to help improve their response to conflict. There will be opportunities for both reflection and skills building.
Hosted by Milly Carmichael and Olivia Hawkins – Directors and co-facillitators at MO Training and Consultancy.
An interactive workshop inspired by Nesta's work with social movements for health and wellbeing. This will be an opportunity to explore framing, mobilising and the tactics employed in social movements aiming to change health systems and tackle health inequalities.
Hosted by Nesta.
Many start-ups begin with big ambitions. After you get started and create a sustainable business model, the next challenge is to scale up, spread your innovation and meet a wider need. For that, you need a scale-up strategy so that you can assemble the resources you need.
Hosted by Spring Impact.
How is your wellbeing? How is the wellbeing of your team? Join Sanderson Jones (co-founder of Sunday Assembly and Ashoka Fellow) for 'Retreat Yourself' - a one hour wellbeing workshop that will refresh you, and teach you different techniques to connect to what is most important to you. In this interactive and immersive session you'll learn more about the story of Sunday Assembly, how to use your weaknesses to help others and leave feeling better than ever.
Around 25-30% of the UK population suffer from social isolation, and it can have a serious impact on people’s physical and mental health. Dave Dawes (Director of Future Care Capital and a Director of the Royal College of Nursing) leads a workshop to explore how we can use new or existing technology to help address this issue.
Oxfordshire has recently been made the UK’s first Social Enterprise County, by Sicuak Enterprise UK. What are these challenges that we still face, how are they being addressed and by who? What else can and needs to be done, who are the key stakeholders that must be engaged and involved to achieve this, and what do we need from them? Join OSEP for a lively, interactive sessio to explore what’s needed.
How can we change the education system to prepare children for the current world? An interactive session led by Rebecca Warren, Senior Education Project Coordinator at UWC International and Polly Akhurst, Mia Eskelund Pedersen, Co-Executive Directors of Sky School.
Join us and meet other like-minded people to celebrate the launch of the newly formed OSEP. Enjoy warm company and engaging conversation over drinks and nibbles as we head towards the end of another inspiring week of Marmalade and find out how you can be part of this new community.
In 2017, a group of people – some with experience of homelessness – created a play at the Old Fire Station in Oxford for the Hidden Spire project. This film chronicles that journey, from writing workshops to the rehearsal room and opening night. Another chance to see Jo Elliott’s heartwarming story of hope and adventure.
And happening all day…
Popping into the Cafe for a coffee or a spot of lunch? Fancy a chat with someone new? On each table there will be two cards. Simply turn the card over to say whether you are happy to chat or would rather not be disturbed. Who knows who you may get chatting to?
Need somewhere to charge your phone? Fancy a sit down? Look no further. You’ll be able to recharge your batteries, both literally and metaphorically, at our chat n’ charging station.
Ever lied to a funder? Ever over-claimed in a tweet? Ever pretended to understand what systems change means? Step into the confessional booth and tell all to our priest in residence…
*Absolute discretion guaranteed.
Keep a lookout for the Insecurity Guards are about. Not all superheros wear capes - ours prefer glitter and sequins! Jettison your deepest insecurities and fears into a locked box to be destroyed at the end of the day.