Start-up Weekend - Bringing your ideas to life!

Start-up Weekend - Bringing your ideas to life!

Bookings are managed by our partner. Please use the link below to book.

Are you motivated by the desire to build a better future? Do you have an idea, a passion or a project that keeps you up at night? Could this idea help people or the planet?

Do you want to find out if your idea could grow into a sustainable business - a business that generates profit and makes a difference locally or globally?

If it’s yes to any of these, or you are just curious about starting your own social enterprise, join us at this FREE two-day Start-up event for the chance to find out more and bring your ideas to life!

What’s involved...

  • Explore and test your idea with like-minded individuals, and build your network
  • Receive inspiration, insights and top tips from social enterprise experts and speakers
  • Gain new skills and learn the basics of how to set up a sustainable purpose-led business

Open to individuals based in Gloucestershire, who are not yet registered or trading.

This Start-up Social Enterprise Weekend is being run by Julie Ellison MBA, Business Guide and Social Entrepreneurs. Julie has supported 100s of social enterprises to start well and thrive.

Visit: to complete our short Joining Form and you’ll then receive a link to book your place.
If you’ve already signed up with us, you’ll just need to email and we’ll book you on.
*Some eligibility criteria apply - contact us to find out more.
Grow your Business courses are offered by Start and Grow Enterprise, a University of Gloucestershire project part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Start and Grow Enterprise supports the growth of Gloucestershire-based entrepreneurs and start-ups (trading up to 3 years) through free training, events, networks and resources.


The course will be held at Make It Studios, Fromehall Mill, Lodgemore Lane, Stroud. GL5 3EH