Monday, 20th April – Telling the Story of Digbeth Social Enterprise Quarter

12:00 – 14:00   Opening Event at iSE, B12 0HJ – an introduction to social enterprise in Birmingham, with Digbeth Social Enterprise Quarter at its heart.  Sponsored by iSE and Social Enterprise UK, supported by Santander.  BOOK YOUR PLACE

Launch of Tales of Social Enterprise at the Opening Event – a booklet featuring six inspiring stories of social entrepreneurs based in the Digbeth Social Enterprise Quarter, written by two University of Birmingham students studying Film and Creative Writing.  Sponsored by Spot On Marketing & CommunicationsSocial Enterprise UK, supported by Santander; University of BirminghamiSE; ChangeKitchen; Citizen Coaching; BITA Pathways; and Health Exchange.

14:00 – 16:00   Digbeth Social Enterprise Walka chance to visit social enterprises in the area working in the creative industries.  We will be visiting: Textiles by St Anne’s; MAIA Creatives; Polish Expats Association; and Friction Arts.  The Walk starts from iSE, B12 0HJ.  BOOK YOUR PLACE

18:30 – 21:30   Dinner– at a city centre restaurant which has received finance from a social enterprise – by invitation only.  Sponsored by Social Enterprise UK, supported by Santander.