Thursday 7th June

0900 – 0945 Registration and breakfast

0945 – 1000 Symposium welcome – Kim Wide, Director, Take A Part

1000-1020 Darren Henley, Chief Executive, Arts Council England

1020-1100 Social Making and the Plymouth context – Dom Jinks, Executive Director, Plymouth Culture, Gemma Smith, Community Development Officer, Horizon, Fiona Evans, Vital Sparks Producer.

1100-1200 Micronations and Sovereign Subjects – Frej von Fraahsen 

1200-1300 Lunch provided by the Column Bakehouse

1300- 1400 – Queering the museum: working with LGBTQ+ oral histories – Tom Marshman 

1400- 1500 Rebellious Sounds: celebrating regional histories of feminism – Natalie McGrath, Dreadnought South West  

1500-1530 Tea and coffee break

1530-1630 Accumulate: Empowering homeless people through creativity – Marice Cumber, Accumulate 

1630 – 1730 Pecha Kuchas from South West based  creative practitioners, selected via open call and sponsored by Visual Arts South West

1730-1830 Drinks in the Mayors Parlour 

1830-2030 Social Making SOUP, a conference dinner with a difference

 

Friday 8th June

0930 – 1000 Breakfast

1000-1100 Co-production and The Arts Action Group Model – Take A Part Carlow 

1100-1115 Tea and coffee break

1115 -1200 Community, collectivism, and collaboration: decentering normative codes of presentation – Rommi Smith 

1200 -1300 Lunch provided by the Column Bakehouse

1300 – 1400 Post-industrial place-making and the contemporary artist – Patrick Fox, Heart of Glass 

1400 – 1430 Tea and coffee break

1430 – 1600 Reflective workshop – contemporary challenges for social practice, led by Davis & Jones

1600 – 1630 Final thoughts – Kim Wide, Director, Take A Part