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The People are the Powerhouse Convention

Fellowship Event / Research & Impact Event


Northern Commercials Stadium, Bradford City FC

  • Fellowship
  • Fellowship in Action
  • Social innovation

Join the RSA, Fellows, and people from across the North at the People's Powerhouse event, an opportunity to share and connect with others, and explore how we can truly deliver a prosperous and inclusive North.

Following the huge success the People's Powerhouse Convention in 2017, this years’ event will continue to inspire change in the North.

The mission is to bring diverse people together for meaningful dialogue and sharing, be they practitioners, policy makers, opinion formers, young people, businesses, MPs or community groups. 

We believe that by sharing together, understanding the issues, finding solutions and celebrating the great things that are already happening, that better lives for all of us in the North can be achieved. It is an opportunity to share and connect with others, how we can truly deliver a prosperous and inclusive North.

To find out more and register for a ticket: Follow this link to the People's Powerhouse website.

Speakers include:
Andy Burnham - Mayor of Greater Manchester

Edna Robinson - Chairman, People’s Powerhouse (also Big Life Group, Trafford Housing Trust)

Susan Hinchcliffe - Leader Bradford Council and chair of West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Nazir Afzal OBE - Lawyer and Campaigner

Neil McInroy - Chief Executive, CLES

Tony Walsh FRSA - Poet (Longfella)

Nicola Headlam - Head of Northern Powerhouse, BEIS

Syima Aslam - Director, Bradford Literature Festival

Location: Northern Commercials Stadium, Bradford City FC, Bradford BD8 7DY

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