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29 April, 2019


You might think you don’t need a marketing campaign because it’s too complicated, too expensive or too much of a drain on your time, especially if your charity, group or organisation is small or new. Surely the really big VCSE organisations make all the noise, right?

20 March, 2019


By now you’ve hopefully got to grips with GDPR and your newly compliant organisation is reaping the benefits of having more focused and reliable customer data. However this is no time to rest on our laurels; GDPR’s sister legislation, the ePrivacy directive is set to introduce a number of similarly wide-ranging requirements. These are expected to further impact the way organisations interact with people and use their personal data.

Sometimes we want to focus attention on an event or idea, to gain support for a particular issue. This course will focus on the skills and techniques you need to communicate a specific message, raise awareness and build momentum, from using a marketing plan to reaching your audience through the right marketing materials.

You will learn to:

Thursday, 12 September, 2019 -
09:30 to 13:00


Tech4Good Bath brings you a digital surgery-style event for charities and technology experts. Charities are welcome to outline their tech challenges (no major tech experience necessary), which can be worked through in breakout sessions. There will be plenty of networking opportunities, too.

Doors open at 5:30pm for a 6pm start; speakers and the venue will be announced in due course.

Tuesday, 26 March, 2019 -
18:00 to 20:00


Tech4Good is running a digital surgery-style event bringing together charities and technology experts. Charities are welcome to outline their tech challenges, to be worked through in breakout sessions. All abilities can attend.

Doors open at 5:30pm for a 6pm start; speakers will be announced in due course.

You may also be interested in the Digital Leadership Programme with Voscur, Dot Project and others, covering Bristol, Bath and beyond. Click here for details. 


Thursday, 21 March, 2019 -
18:00 to 20:30

Whether you have used social media just on a personal level or never before, an introduction to social media can just help to gently ease you into a new way of thinking.  No matter what our perception of the world of Facebook, Twitter etc., as voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector organisations we ignore it at our peril. This course is a good starting point for those working within an organisation that needs to move its marketing into the digital age.

What will this course cover?

Wednesday, 6 March, 2019 -
10:00 to 13:00
27 November, 2018


Bristol Music Trust is consulting on the future of Colston Hall, including on the venue’s new name.

The venue is undergoing a £48.8 million redevelopment and will reopen in 2019 under a new name.

Mothers for Mothers Award Winners at Mental Health Alliance Awards Ceremony 2018
18 September, 2018


Welcome to the first of our news reports, bringing you the latest developments from Voscur members. Our 600 members work tirelessly all year round to serve the community, and this is just a snapshot of what they’ve been up to recently.

Photo by City of Seattle Community Tech CC BY-NC 2.0
23 January, 2018
By now, most people will have heard about the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which is coming into force in May 2018, but do you understand what it means in practice for your group/organisation?


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