Somerset Social Enterprise Events 2022

Somerset Social Entrepreneurs Programme is led by the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) in partnership with Somerset Social Enterprise Network (Smart Communities Ltd), Somerset Community Foundation and Spark Somerset. It is funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund, which is managed by Somerset County Council within the Somerset region.

All workshops and events are free to attend and for social organisations and aspiring entrepreneurs based in Somerset. Most events are online.

Share it! Networking

9th June



Open Mic Member: Aster Communities Inc. – A new platform of resources to inspire and support social enterprises

Join our free online networking event and meet like-minded people in Somerset with a passion for creating positive change. This is a FREE online event for members. Non-members in Somerset with links to social enterprise are also welcome.

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Nail it! Social Media

15th June

10.30am -12pm


Want to help your organisation stand out more? Are you already a social media user but want to know if you’re making the best use of different platforms for your organisation? Are you familiar with the best times to release information or do you want to learn about ways to increase engagement?

Join ‘Nail it! Social media’, run by Jenna Myles ( who has over 20 years’ experience of helpingFTSE 100 brands, artisan businesses,creatives, agencies, social enterprises and charities communicate their messages in a way that shakes things up!

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Explore it! Starting up in Somerset

22nd June

Online Event

6pm – 8:30pm

Do you have a great idea that will benefit your community? Do you know what a social enterprise does or what it is? Or want to set up a community organisation? Perhaps you want to understand more about setting up a business in Somerset.

Come and meet some really inspiring social enterprises, dynamic entrepreneurs and community leaders and talk to key people in support services that could help you or your organisation.

This is a joint event with our colleagues in the Somerset Diverse Communities team to bring all of our community together.

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Are you an aspiring social enterprise? Do you know what a social enterprise does or what it is? Do you have a great idea that will benefit your community? Come to these free face-to-face workshops and online events to help your organisation progress and link to key agencies and support services in the sector.

  • Social Enterprise Workshop: 18 May, 11am-1pm. Bridgwater – The Hub at Angel Place
  • Q&A with an expert panel: 21 June, 10-11.30am, Online
Book direct with SPARK HERE