Thursday 4th October 2018 – 12:30 – 14:30 BST
The Gardeners Rest, 105 Neepsend Lane, Sheffield S3 8AT
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Lunch Plus is profiling the work of a number of social enterprises and community organisations based across the Sheffield City Region. In the latest in the series we will be visiting The Gardeners Rest, a community run pub in Neepsend, Sheffield, which prides itself on the high quality beer selection and the hosting of regular arts and musical events. It is a great example of a pub whose future was secured through a highly successful community shares issue. Not only a great pub The Gardeners Rest works with vulnerable adults and people with learning difficulties providing employment opportunities and meeting space. As they are fond of saying: “We’re more than a pub, we’re a community hub”.
Also at the event will be experts from Sheffield Brewery who will outline the joys of local brewing and working with The Gardeners Rest
LunchPlus is a business networking event designed with a focus on social enterprise. Our aim is to provide a broad, diverse and inclusive platform profiling key networks, sectors, innovation, new business opportunities, expertise, case studies, helpful business and financial services and products designed to support emerging and existing social enterprises across the Sheffield City Region.
The format for Lunch Plus is a 20min presentation and a chaired Q+A session followed by a light lunch networking opportunity.
Social Enterprise Exchange is a programme of support for social enterprise in Sheffield City Region delivered by a community-based consortium in collaboration with Sheffield City Region Growth Hub and funded by European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020.