Innovating for Culture and Communities
Tuesday 13 May 2014
5pm - 7pm
The Board room,
58-67 Grand Parade
University of Brighton, BN2 0JY
How do we innovate for purpose on the south coast?
How do we innovate in our communities and cultural contexts? Looking at different forms of innovation - private and public - this event offers an opportunity to hear top tips from those pioneering recent non-profit innovations on the south coast.
This interactive event is for anyone interested in not for profit initiatives to support growth and development in cultural and community along the south coast.
- Ruth Anslow, founder of the CIC hiSbe, Brighton’s new socially conscious supermarket, and architect of a successful BuzzBank Campaign.
- Dave Boyle, Director of Saltdean Lido project, community enterprise expert and social innovator in community engagement.
- Clive Bonny, advisor to the Beacon Hub Project and British Engineerium, two innovative social enterprises building on the ideas of Brighton's Victorian engineering pioneer Magnus Volks.
- Simon Opie, CEO at Hastings Pier, which has raised £13.7 million for the restoration and continuation of this fabulous coastal icon.
- Richard Robinson, Director of Brighton Science Festival, is through the power of partnership, building an interconnected future in science along the coast.
- Facilitated by Kerrie Howard FRSA
Cost: £6.00/ £3.00 students (open to RSA Fellows and non-Fellows), and a drink is included in the ticket.
This event is organized by Brighton and Hove RSA with the support of the University of Brighton. Contact Kerrie Howard with any questions.
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The RSA: an enlightenment organisation committed to finding innovative practical solutions to today’s social challenges. Through its ideas, research and 28,000-strong Fellowship it seeks to understand and enhance human capability so we can close the gap between today’s reality and people’s hopes for a better world.