You can download the final programme here.

A simplified version is available below. Click on the links below to explore the breakout sessions.


Monday 11th March


11.30am      Registration

12pm            Lunch

1.45pm         Welcome – The Steering Group and representatives from Leicester set the scene for this year’s Gathering

2.45pm         Breakout Session One

3.45pm         Taking tea and tacking stock

4.30pm         Breakout Session Two

5.30pm         Break

5.45pm         Conversations for Change – Informal discussions and calls to action

6.45pm         Time out + drinks (cash bar)

8pm               Dinner

9.30pm        Open Mic – Delegates are invited to share their musical, artistic and comedy talents out the open mic. Contact us if you want to showcase your hidden talent!


Tuesday 12th March


7am              Breakfast (for those staying at College Court)

8.30am        Wake-up call – Setting aims for the day and for the future

8.45am        The Dan Show – Take a seat with Daniel Brewer & Danyal Sattar to speak about your experiences, learning and reflections in social investment.

9.45am        Breakout Session Three

10.45am      Taking tea and taking stock

11.30am       Breakout Session Four

12.30pm       Full House – What have we learned and what happens next?

1.30pm         Grab & go lunch


25 sessions have been selected from the 37 submitted and scheduled across five session times.

Readings have been submitted in preparation for the sessions and can be found on the Food for Thought page.