Think about the spaces that are available to you.
Do you have indoor or outdoor spaces? Have you got access to a single large room or several small ones? If you don’t have a space that can host visitors is there another organisation that might share theirs for a day?
Different spaces lend themselves to different activities. You may want to host your conversations as a series of fixed activities in one space or get people to move through a series of spaces by taking them on a tour or site visit.
Don’t worry if the spaces available to you do not feel celebratory – there are many ways to dress a space to make it feel special and inviting.
Last year, the venues used included a whole range of different spaces:
- Church halls
- Community centres
- Sports Centres
- Public spaces