How North East Social Enterprise Festival 2015 Dragons’ Den helped Birkheads wild

In celebration of the North East Social Enterprise Festival tomorrow I thought I would share with you a letter we received from last year’s winner, Fiona O'Connor director of Birkheads Wild. Come along to Sage, Gateshead tomorrow to hear other inspirational stories, support our local social enterprises and most of all enjoy a full day of live music and entertainment. For more information click here   ...
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Disco Snowdog goes for a night on the toon

North East Social Enterprise Festival and Disco Snowdog to enjoy the lighting of the Gateshead Millennium Bridge in Festival Colours Celebrate the lighting of Gateshead Millennium Bridge in the colours of the North East Social Enterprise Festival at 7pm on Tuesday October 25th as Disco Dog, Sage Gateshead’s Great North Snowdog, pops out from the music venue to join the Festival organisers for a night on the toon. The North East Social Enterprise Festival takes place at Sage Gateshead on Saturday October 29th from 10.30am to 3.30pm.  In advance of the Festival, Disco Dog, who has been hanging around with a litter of little friends at Sage Gateshead, will make a brief detour from his #GreatNorthSnowdogs trail to take in the sights on Gateshead Millennium Bridge from 7pm to 7.30pm on the evening of Tuesday 25th October. Gateshead Millennium Bridge will be lit in the North East Social Enterprise Festival colours and Festival organisers will be on hand to provide more information about...
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North East Social Enterprise Festival Dragons’ Den

Apply for Dragons' Den Saturday October 29th 2016 Sage Gateshead Dragons’ Den Competition on the Main Stage  11am-12noon Are you an early stage Social Enterprise – operating for less than 2 years? Are you 16 years or over and living in the UK? Does your idea have real social impact?   If your answer to these three questions is yes, then why don’t you apply to pitch to our friendly Dragons at the North East Social Enterprise Festival? There are prizes for the best pitches – our Dragons will decide who they are. To register for the competition click here. You will need to register by creating a Log-in.  You will then need to select “Unltd’sTry it Awards” where the current campaign is the “North East Social Enterprise Festival”. The closing date for entries is 6pm on Tuesday October 25th. We will then shortlist and let you know if you have secured one of the six spaces for the Dragons’ Den competition. We look forward to hearing from you. ...
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North East Social Enterprise Festival 2016

The Sage Gateshead will host the second North East Social Enterprise Festival on Saturday October 29th. Although the majority of Social Entrepreneurs operate and trade for the benefit of communities in the North East (so when they profit, our society profits) there are many internationally known brands operating for global good and we look forward to welcoming them to the North East. The North East Social Enterprise Festival will be a celebration of social enterprise in the North East and an opportunity for resident to support the sector. By supporting social enterprises you are supporting local communities as when social enterprises profit, our society profits too. For more information click here....
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