Welcome to the event page for Community Planning Aberdeen’s first Community Gathering taking place at the Cowdray Hall (Aberdeen Art Gallery) from 10am to 1.30pm on Saturday the 13th of May 2023. Details below. Sign up for the event on Eventbrite here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/community-gathering-tickets-584888305667 or drop in on the day.
This event is for the people and community groups of Aberdeen to connect with each other and learn how they can get more involved in their community.
Confirmed so far:
Tea, coffee and light refreshments
Welcome from Community Planning Aberdeen (Main auditorium)
Morning Exhibition Open to All
Workshops Round 1 (Booking only)
Workshops Round 2 (Booking only)
Networking lunch and exhibition
Each round of workshops will cover the following:
1.1 How can we improve the health of our communities? Come and find out more about the role of a citizen researcher.
1.2 What does good community engagement look like? How do we ensure everyone has a voice and opportunity to make a difference?
1.3 Support and resources – What is available and what do we need to be more active in our communities?
Aberdeen Art Gallery
The Art Gallery is a 10-min walk from the train and bus stations.
By local bus
Lots of local buses stop on Union street and the Gallery is a short walk along Belmont Street. The closest bus stops are outside His Majesty’s Theatre, on Blackfriars Street and Schoolhill.
Bike racks near the main entrance on Schoolhill
Volunteer-based service lending powered wheelchairs or scooters for City Centre travel http://www.shopmobilityaberdeen.org.uk/
Coach drop off
On Blackfriars Street, around the corner from the entrance.
No on-street parking outside the Gallery. The nearest car park is the NCP at Harriet Street, the Bon Accord shopping centre or Denburn.
If you have any queries or would like further information about this event please email firstname.lastname@example.org