Upcoming Spark Forums

Our free forums are open to charities, community organisations and volunteers in Somerset

Join us to network, discuss hot topics, catch up on local community news and share ideas and information. Here's what's coming up:

South Somerset VCFSE Forum

Connect and collaborate at our free forum. Learn about safeguarding, funding, and network with other groups and charities.

Monday 11 December, 2pm - 4pm, via Zoom.

Find out more and book

Volunteer Coordinators' Forum

Our free, monthly, face-to-face meeting for anybody who manages or coordinates volunteers in Somerset to network, learn, share best practice, and get help and support.

Tuesday 30 January, 12:45pm - 4pm, at Cheddon Fitzpaine Memorial Hall near Taunton,

For more information, or to reserve your place at your preferred date, please click here.

Somerset Mental Health Network Monthly Meetings

A monthly, themed networking event for groups and organisations in Somerset that offer mental health support to collaborate, receive peer support, and connect with commissioners and decision-makers.

Coming up:

Winter wellbeing, Wednesday 6 December, 2pm - 3.30pm, via Teams
Older people's mental health, Friday 23 February, 9.30am - 11am, via Teams
Social prescribing, Wednesday 20 March, 11am - 12.30pm, via Teams

To register your interest for any of these dates, please click here.

Somerset VCFSE Assembly

The Assembly aims to strengthen the voice and influence of the sector. Come and have a say on the issues that affect your organisations and the people and communities you support.

Thursday 18 January, time and location TBA. Save the date - booking details coming soon.

Somerset Mental Health Network Conference and Training Day

For VCSE organisations offering mental health support in Somerset. Come along to hear from guest speakers, take part in bite-sized workshops, and catch up with other members of the Network.

Takes place on Thursday 25 January, 9.30am - 3.30pm, at the Canalside Conference Centre in Bridgwater.

Find out more and book

More forums coming soon, check back regularly for details!