Derbyshire Creative Heritage Conference 2019

Derbyshire Creative Heritage Conference - 'Resilience through Collectivism'. 


The conference will take place at Haarlem Art space, Wirksworth 

on Friday 17th May 2019

10am - 4pm


The conference will focus on exploring some of the different approaches to becoming more resilient, especially how collaboration (sharing skills and expertise) between and within heritage and creative sector organisations and the community, can have a positive impact on our future.


Guest Speakers

Adam Buss, CEO of Derby QUAD - 

Sustainability through diversification without losing sight of your brand


Olivia Penrose Punnett, Curator and Studio Space Manager at Haarlem Artspace - 

Overview of Haarlem’s Collectivism Residency


Andy Perkin, Potteries Heritage Society - 

Building Our Heritage Network




Paul Steele, Managing Director of Junction Arts

‘Let’s Dig Where We Stand’ using Theory of Change to develop a culture of Shared Purpose


Lottie Randomly, founder of Resilience Lab

‘Resilience and the art of giving and receiving help'



Alex Blood

Introduction to the Constell8 project.

Musician Gareth Icke and poet Jamie Thrasivoulou will be in residence and closing the conference with a new composition inspire by the event!


International guests from Instituto Procomum, Brazil

Junction Arts and Haarlem Artspace are involved in a British Council Developing Inclusive and Creative Economies programme (DICE) with the Instituto Procomum, based in Santos, Brazil. The afternoon session will be an opportunity to hear from our international guests from Instituto Procomum about their transformational work in their community through creative and social enterprise. Come and take part yourself in the revolutionary Colaboradora project here in Derbyshire!


Prices exclusive of booking fee are £10 for employed, £5 for freelance workers and free for volunteers. (Lunch included)




For more information about Haarlem Artspace visit their website


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