Webinar – Engaging communities through storytelling and creative projects

Date: 12 Oct, 2021

Region: All

Type: Webinar

10:00 – 12:00

This webinar will aim to inspire our members to develop creative projects as a powerful way to engage their communities.

We will look at some great examples of different art, writing and music projects that have each been used to connect with local audiences through the tradition of storytelling and produced wonderful creative pieces in the process.

For more information see the programme.

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Community Rail Week – Go Green by Train

Date: 18-24 Oct, 2021

Location: Nationwide

Region: All

Type: Promotional event

We’re excited to announce that 18-24 October will be our first annual Community Rail Week, sponsored by Rail Delivery Group. We’re encouraging all our members and partners to put the date in the diary and consider how you can get involved and make use of this great awareness-raising opportunity. With the run up to COP 26 focusing attentions on our climate and decarbonisation, this year we’ll be focussing on stimulating sustainable travel, under the banner Go Green by Train. Find out more and get involved.

2021 Community Rail Network AGM and board elections

Date: 2 Nov, 2021

Location: Online

Region: All

Type: AGM

Community Rail Network will be holding its next Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday 2 November 2021 from 14:00-15:30. This year’s AGM will take place using Zoom and registered attendees will be sent log-in details shortly before the AGM takes place.

We are currently inviting applications for board directors to play a role in shaping the future direction of the organisation and community rail more broadly. See our board elections information pack and nomination form for further information. All applications must be received no later than 14:00 on 14 October 2021.

Please “save the date” and further information will be available soon, including details of the agenda and registration process.

Community Rail Awards 2021

Date: 9 Dec, 2021

Location: Southampton

Region: All

Type: Awards

We are aiming to run a prestigious hybrid presentation event at the iconic Guildhall in Southampton, which will include both live and digital attendees.

Take a look ahead to this year’s awards.