1000 Lives community champions and partner organisations meet at Network events for mutual support.

We try to meet at least twice a year at our main events. One is a big workshop day. The other is a Celebration of Community Champions. We also hold smaller events on different topics. This all depends on the funding we have.

Due to COVID-19 we can not meet together face to face in 2021.

Please join us online for our Volunteers Week events.

Big Workshop Day on Wednesday 2nd June 2021

EB Workshop day Vols Week June 2021


Big Thank You Celebration event on Friday 4th June 2021

EB Celebrate Vols Week June 2021


We have had events about Food, Stories of community action, Digital media skills, Funding, Planning community events, Five ways to wellbeing, Evaluation, Volunteering, and Community Learning.

Celebration events are open to everyone. We invite people to nominate community champions. In 2013 we had a celebration event just for young people.

We have held events in Bentilee, Burslem, Shelton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Stoke town, Blurton, Sneyd Green, Meir, Hanley and Middleport.

Here are lots of photos of the events. Scroll down to read more.

Past 1000 Lives Events

The last 1000 Lives Event was the Your Network Your Community Event in November 2019.  Click the link to read more.

The 1000 Lives Big Workshop event was held in December 2018. Click the link to read more.

The Big Community Conversation at Staffordshire University in May 2018 was all about sharing our stories of community action. We talked about what research we want to happen in Staffordshire to find out more about health inequalities. We celebrated  over 60 people who were nominated as community champions. Click this link to read more about the event..

The 1000 Lives Events Team

Lynne Ball is the lead facilitator of 1000 Lives events.

If you would like to know more about 1000 Lives events or to join the events team please contact Lynne.


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