Rural Proofing Resilience Workshops

We’re proud to be able to offer a series of workshops across the South West as part of our Rural Proofing Resilience programme, in partnership with South West Museum Development.

Peer workshops will include access to a portfolio of downloadable digital resources, including top tips, case studies, guidance around compliance and links to further reading and learning.

Every workshop is £20 per person. Find more details and book using the links below:


Leading marketing agency Wolf Rock’s Director, Phil Gendall, will be joining us to deliver these workshops. The hands-on and interactive sessions are for anyone that has little or no marketing experience.

Cornwall Marketing Workshop – 13 November 2018

Devon Marketing Workshop – 22 November 2018

Dorset Marketing Workshop – 11 December 2018

Somerset Marketing Workshop – 12 December 2018

For the rest of the workshops, we are delighted to welcome trainers supported by Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy.

Business Planning

This hands-on session will support you to create your business plan, and ensure it is a useful and ‘living’ tool for your organisation.

Cornwall Business Planning Workshop -7 February 2019

Devon Business Planning Workshop – 13 February 2019

Somerset Business Planning Workshop – 14 February 2019

Dorset Business Planning Workshop – 27 February 2019


This interactive workshop will help to develop your understanding of the role of governance and its responsibilities.

Cornwall Governance Workshop – 1 May 2019

Devon Governance Workshop – 2 May 2019

Somerset Governance Workshop – 8 May 2019

Dorset Governance Workshop – 9 May 2019


This workshop will support you to develop your organisation’s Case for Support, an important tool to leverage support from a variety of funding sources.

Cornwall Fundraising Workshop – 4 September 2019

Devon Fundraising Workshop – 5 September 2019

Somerset Fundraising Workshop – 11 September 2019

Dorset Fundraising Workshop – 12 September 2019


This course is finance training for those with a non-finance background, and aims to demystify charity accountancy processes.

Cornwall Finance Workshop – 4 December 2019

Devon Finance Workshop – 5 December 2019

Somerset Finance Workshop – 11 December 2019

Dorset Finance Workshop – 12 December 2019

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