Deb Wilkes and her partner Chris Townsend are the inspiration behind Southampton’s Dead Good Days, a new festival taking place from 23rd October to 10th November. It is a series of family-friendly events, workshops and talks that will entertain, inform, intrigue, and equip us all to better deal with death, dying and loss. The Southampton… Read More Death Becomes Her
In May this year, the Nuffield City Theatre was the venue for for TEDxSouthampton 2018. It was a whole day event featuring creative and challenging ideas around the theme of ‘Growth’, such as: How can we grow inclusive communities? | What has driven the growth of human societies and perhaps even our species? |… Read More TEDxSouthampton 2018 – Growth
We’d like to make a special mention to The Lloyds Bank Social Enterprise Start Up Programme, in partnership with the School for Social Entrepreurs (SSE) and jointly funded by the Big Lottery Programme. Our Director, Rebecca Kinge, was invited to join this programme in 2017, and has spent the last year learning about the ins… Read More Thanks for all the support!
Maps are great tools for enabling people to understand and transform their cities. Southampton’s very own Ordnance Survey has OS Greenspace, a comprehensive catalogue of green spaces across the UK; and Mapping for Change has itself run a project to map community air quality in London. Over the summer we also used cartography to raise… Read More Mapping for Change
We are very proud to have been awarded a prestigious grant to help tackle air pollution in Southampton! The ‘Sniffy’ project will help drive community action for clean air by using citizen science and the power of individuals and communities to create change. The Southampton Collective is one of 16 organisations selected to take part… Read More Connected Communities for Clean Air
Artwork is by Kev Munday – Part of the Stand Together exhibition Thursday 12 April 2018 11am-6pm we are having a Get Together for Health and Wellbeing. This is part of Stand Together for Health week at Solent Showcase Gallery, just off Southampton’s Guildhall Square next to Artisan Cafe. Drop in during the day, or… Read More Get Together for Health and Wellbeing
Every year, Dangerous Ideas Southampton marks International Women’s Day by putting on an event and sharing news of gatherings organised by others. Sisters Act! is on 8 March at 7pm at Solent Showcase Gallery with artist Sarah Filmer. Full listings of loads of other #PressforProgress events are available here. There are also a… Read More Press for Progress