Feeling overwhelmed, paralysed, fearful about the future and looking for a way to take action? This is the event for you. The first showcase event of the Common Treasury of Adaptable Ideas will be held on Thursday 25 April from 9am–4.45pm at Azur at the Marina Pavilion.

Inspirational speakers will present ideas that have proved successful elsewhere to help towns thrive. Confirmed speakers include: Stella Duffy OBE, the creator of Fun Palaces, Maff Potts of Camerados, Melissa Mean from Knowle West Media Centre in Bristol and Hazel Tilley from Granby 4 Streets Community Land Trust, Liverpool.

• For more information visit www.facebook.com/Common-Treasury-2080012318701752 

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