Celebrating “making a difference in our communities”

1000 Lives and CHAD

FREE event

Wednesday 7th June

at the LRV, Staffordshire University,
Leek Road Campus, Shelton, Stoke-on-Trent

 Listen Learn Share Celebrate

Click to download The-Big-Community-Conversation invite 

Meet other people making a contribution to their community,
listen and share stories about what matters,
find out how community based research helps communities in Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire

Workshops -

  • Community research,
  • measuring social value,
  • digital skills for sharing your story,
  • working with CHAD

Story Sharing -

  • Share your community/community group stories
  • Be a part of the community storyboard
  • Find out what other people are doing in their communities


Funding advice

  • Find out about funding opportunities for local voluntary and community groups
  • Get information from the Big Lottery
  • 1-1 slots to explore your ideas

 Fun activities

  • Cook and eat demonstrations
  • Hand massage
  • Creative arts activities
  • Music

Awards -

Celebrating Community Champions -

people who have been nominated by their community, for the good work that they do




1.45- 4.30pm session 1

4.30-5.30pm food

5.30-8pm session 2

To book on one or both sessions, or for more  information please contact

Esther Knight


Tel: 01785 353578

You are invited to share your story about the work you do in your community on the 7th June - to find out more click here

Nominate a Community Champion you know for an Award – to find out more click here


Directions for the 7th June

• From A500, follow the signs for Staffordshire University (marked on the signs as ‘Staffs University’). Pass under the railway bridge.

• At the roundabout take the first exit.

• Pass through the first set of lights and at the junction (with the City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College on the right) stay to the right side of the left hand lane (marked ‘A52 Leek’).

• Continue straight on through the traffic lights along Leek Road.

• After two pedestrian crossings, continue on a short distance until you reach the next set of traffic lights. You will notice the Staffordshire University main entrance on the right.