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Past events

To give you an idea of the range of events we hold we have listed our past events below. In 2015 we hosted over 20 professional development and networking events for Chairs across the UK. Members can obtain summaries of some of these events from the members area of the website.


Being an Effective Chair
Wednesday 30 January 2019 2:00 pm - 5:45 pm London

Join us in London for this first Beacon workshop which aims to provide you with practical guidance and tools to help you be more effective in your role. The workshop has been developed with the complexities of chairing a smaller organisation (with an annual income of under 1 million) in mind; such as operating with limited resources and individuals often having both operational and governance roles. You will have the opportunity to share learning with Chairs of other smaller organisations.

This workshop is only open to those who have registered with the Beacon Programme. If you are the Chair or Vice Chair of a smaller charity in England with an annual income of under £1 million, please join the programme and then book your place.


Bookings are now closed for this past event.

Strengthening your Organisation
Thursday 24 January 2019 2:00 pm - 5:45 pm Birmingham

Come along to this second Beacon workshop in Birmingham which aims to provide you with the knowledge and tools to ensure your charity has the strategy, resources and processes to succeed. This workshop will help you to be clear about what needs to be in place and ensure that it happens. It will support you to identify the boundaries between planning and overseeing the work and the separate task of carrying it out. You will have the opportunity to share learning and sources of support with Chairs of other smaller organisations.

This workshop is only open to those who have registered with the Beacon Programme. If you are the Chair or Vice Chair of a smaller charity in England with an annual income of under £1 million, please join the programme and then book your place.


Bookings are now closed for this past event.

Being an Effective Chair
Tuesday 22 January 2019 1:30 pm - 5:15 pm Cornwall

Come along to this first Beacon workshop in Cornwall which aims to provide you with practical guidance and tools to help you be more effective in your role. The workshop has been developed with the complexities of chairing a smaller organisation (with an annual income of under 1 million) in mind; such as operating with limited resources and individuals often having both operational and governance roles. You will have the opportunity to share learning with Chairs of other smaller organisations.

Don’t miss our travel bursary which is available to delegates from organisations with an income under £100k when booking at least a month ahead. These bursaries are given on a first come, first served, basis.

This workshop is only open to those who have registered with the Beacon Programme. If you are the Chair or Vice Chair of a smaller charity in England with an annual income of under £1 million, please join the programme and then book your place.


Bookings are now closed for this past event.

Being an Effective Chair - Live Webinar
Tuesday 11 December 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Webinar

This event is now fully booked

The Beacon Programme’s ‘Being an Effective Chair’ live webinar is an introduction to the role of Chair, providing those chairing smaller charities (with an annual income under £1 million) with top tips and tools to help them be more effective in their role.

This webinar is only open to those who have registered with the Beacon ProgrammeThe programme is aimed at Chairs and Vice Chairs of smaller charities in England with an annual income of under £1 million. Please join the programme so you can make a booking for this webinar.


Bookings are now closed for this past event.

Being an Effective Chair
Wednesday 5 December 2018 9:30 am - 1:15 pm Newcastle

Meet with other Chairs in the north-east, at this Newcastle-based workshop which aims to provide you with practical guidance and tools to help you be more effective in your role. The workshop has been developed with the complexities of chairing a smaller organisation (with an annual income of under 1 million) in mind; such as operating with limited resources and individuals often having both operational and governance roles. You will have the opportunity to share learning with Chairs of other smaller organisations.

This workshop is only open to those who have registered with the Beacon Programme. If you are the Chair or Vice Chair of a smaller charity in England with an annual income of under £1 million, please join the programme and then book your place.


Bookings are now closed for this past event.

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