Project management and delivering outcomes – Leeds

Date: 30 Apr, 2019

Location: Cloth Hall, Leeds

Region: Yorkshire & Humber

Type: Workshop

This one day workshop will focus on identifying project outcomes and planning for how they will be delivered, monitored and evaluated. Outcomes are the changes that will come about as a direct result of your work. Understanding and measuring these will help you to be clear on what you are aiming to do, what its intended impacts are, and whether or not your work achieves them.

Free to all ACoRP members. Refreshments and lunch provided.

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Community Rail in the City 2019

Date: 15 May, 2019

Region: All

Type: Promotional event

Community Rail in the City is the annual event for Community Rail Partnerships to get together at major stations for the day. Come along to see the work of our member organisations and reasons to travel along community rail lines across the country.

Highlights from last year included a Welsh beach and a replica red arrow at Birmingham New Street, Roman soldiers at London King’s Cross, a roaming lion at London Liverpool Street, music and dancing at London Waterloo, and a sea shanty band at London Paddington.

Thank you to Network Rail and Virgin Trains for their support in hosting our CRPs on the day.

Community Stations Workshop

Date: 21 May, 2019

Location: Friends Meeting House, Manchester, M2 5NS

Type: Seminar

For ACoRP members and stakeholders with an interest in creating/improving gardening, artwork, signage and environmental enhancements at smaller stations.

This workshop will focus on smaller projects and any stations without buildings that can be used for community projects.

The workshop will include, among other topics:

  • The fundamentals of Health and Safety in a railway environment and the public realm.
  • How to make inclusive provision for all abilities and adaptations for the less able.
  • Sustainability and Life Cycle Assessment.
  • Engaging with diverse groups and age ranges.
  • Funding, financial management and structure.
  • Connecting stations to communities.

This event is open to invited members and stakeholders only.

Project management and delivering outcomes – Bristol

Date: 5 Jun, 2019

Location: Engine Shed, Bristol

Region: South West

Type: Workshop

This one day workshop will focus on identifying project outcomes and planning for how they will be delivered, monitored and evaluated. Outcomes are the changes that will come about as a direct result of your work. Understanding and measuring these will help you to be clear on what you are aiming to do, what its intended impacts are, and whether or not your work achieves them.

Free to all ACoRP members. Refreshments and lunch provided.

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Summer Seminar – South

Date: 11 Jun, 2019

Location: Voluntary Action Islington, London

Region: London

Type: Seminar

For community rail partnerships, station adoption / friends groups, local groups and industry partners

ACoRP’s Seminars are an opportunity for Community Rail Partnerships and Station Adopters to get together for updates on the latest information from ACoRP, to swap good practice and for training.

These events are free for Community Rail Partnerships, Station Adoption / Friends groups and non-commercial industry partners.

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Introduction to fundraising

Date: 18 Jun, 2019

Location: Impact Hub, Birmingham

Region: West Midlands

Type: Workshop

A half day course for ACoRP members.  Are you new to fundraising or want to refresh your knowledge? This session gives a basic introduction on how to find funders and present your project.

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Summer Seminar – North

Date: 3 Jul, 2019

Location: Bar Convent, York

Region: Yorkshire & Humber

Type: Seminar

For community rail partnerships, station adoption / friends groups, local groups and industry partners

ACoRP’s Seminars are an opportunity for Community Rail Partnerships and Station Adopters to get together for updates on the latest information from ACoRP, to swap good practice and for training.

These events are free for Community Rail Partnerships, Station Adoption / Friends groups and non-commercial industry partners.

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Introduction to fundraising

Date: 9 Jul, 2019

Location: Cloth Hall Court, Leeds

Region: Yorkshire & Humber

Type: Workshop

A half day course for ACoRP members.  Are you new to fundraising or want to refresh your knowledge? This session gives a basic introduction on how to find funders and present your project.

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Community Rail Awards 2019

Date: 3 Oct, 2019

Location: The International Centre, Telford, Shropshire

Region: West Midlands

Type: Awards

The annual Community Rail Awards recognise and reward the hard work and dedication of the community rail family. The 2019 awards ceremony and gala dinner will be held at the International Centre in Telford, Shropshire. This year’s awards headline sponsor is West Midlands Trains.

Details on how to book your place at the ceremony and gala dinner will go live later in the year. Visit our dedicated Community Rail Awards page to watch highlights from the 2018 gala dinner, held in Glasgow.