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Events for people interested in building the Common Good

We list events here which we think will be of interest to you. Please contact us if there is something you would like us to include here.

8 November 2017 12.30-1pm  What does the Common Good mean for us? Talk by Professor Andrew Bradstock (Convener, TRiPL). Part the 2017 autumn series The Common Good – an idea whose time has come? by Space in the City on Wednesdays, 11 October – 8 November. Venue: The United Church, Jewry Street, Winchester, The series is organised in partnership with TRiPL (The Centre for Theology and Religion in Public Life). Refreshments available.  No entrance charge, but donations welcome. To book, email:​

14-15 November 2017 - Locality Conference '17 - for everyone working in the community, voluntary and social enterprise sectors. The Midland, 16 Peter Street, Manchester, M60 2DS.
18 November 2017 -  Voices from the MarginsChurch Action on Poverty annual conference.  A conference exploring how to be a 'poor church for the poor'.  The conference will be an opportunity to share stories of the transformation that takes place when churches truly value, listen and include people in poverty. 10am - 4pm.  St Mary’s Conference Centre in Sheffield.
20 November 2017 - The Protestant Work Ethic and the Changing Nature of Work - This event from St. Paul's Institute looks to a future where the role of work in life may change dramatically as a function of artificial intelligence, outsourcing, robotics and the 'gig' economy, with a panel discussion on the role of work in our lives and our search for meaning in the 21st century.  Speakers include: Richard Sennett, Nicholas Srnicek, Eve Poole and Barbara Ridpath.  6.30 - 8pm, OBE Chapel St Paul's Cathedral.  Book here
22 November 2017 - Raising Funds for Christian Charities and Churches. A one day conference for charity and church leaders, donors and fundraisers, hosted by Stewardship.  Speakers include Archbishop John Sentamu, Nick Spencer, Ben Ryan, Andy Hawthorne, Michael O’Neill, Peter Kerridge, and leading philanthropists and representatives of grant making trusts. Central Hall Westminster, 10am-4pm followed by a networking reception.  £155 attendance fee inc. VAT, lunch, all presentation materials and a wine reception. Book online. 
23 November 2017 - Together & With Taster Day - Livability Community Engagement. A day to find out more about Together & With a new, dementia inclusive initiative from Livability's Community Engagement team. A day to help shape this Biblically-based, practical resource, for use by churches and Christian groups, as well as people living with dementia and their carers. 10am to 5pm, 9.30am for refreshments. Lunch is provided. North Greenwich - Livability, 6 Mitre Passage, London SE10 0ER.
28th November 2017 - 'Responsible business? - what can we learn from the Quakers'.  This public lecture asks two questions: what went wrong? what lessons can we draw from the Quakers in designing businesses today? Dr Nicholas Burton and Dr Alex Hope explore how different models of business such as cooperatives and commonwealth businesses may help to encourage a responsible and ethical approach in the world of commerce.  Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, Manchester M2 5NS. 6-7.30pm.  To book your place contact Nic at