Join us in Somerset on Tuesday 18 July from 11am for a Plunkett Members' Meeting hosted by the Kingsbury Episcopi Community Shop team. Plunkett Foundation is holding two meetings, with a summary of our 2017 AGM, for our members in Somerset and Lancashire so if you are located around these areas please do join us.

You will meet other members in your region, all bringing their knowledge and expertise from a range of community co-operative models - all welcome! There will be a small charge (with a discounted rated for members) to attend the meeting to help cover organisational costs for both Plunkett as well as the meeting host. Non-members are welcome to attend in order to discover the benefits of Plunkett membership!

Please see the schedule for this Members' Meeting below:

  • 11:00 - 11:30 Welcome and registration

  • 11:30 - 13:00 Plunkett presentation and member discussions

  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch and networking (free of charge for members)

  • 14:00 - 16:00 An opportunity to join us for a session on our Being Well Project. More information below.

Welcome refreshments will be provided on arrival. This is a great opportunity to see this a fantastic community shop in action and to meet members of the shop committee. This meeting is open to all community co-operative models to encourage sharing of best practice around a range of key topics.

We will also be looking to our members to help us shape a valuable networking approach that best serve your needs and help your community co-operative to thrive. To view our current calendar of members' meetings please visit or contact your Membership Manager, Harriet English, on

Being Well Project

Join us for a one-off 'Being Well Project' taster session to explore and be inspired by examples of co-operative, community-led solutions to health and wellbeing challenges! Across the world and the UK, communities are already helping people lead healthier, happier lives.

Every place and person is different, of course, so our aim is to help you find out what might work in your community. This could be anything around health and wellbeing, from addressing loneliness or walking groups and exercise, learning how to eat or cook more healthily, to supporting older people to stay in their community.
Until the end of this year, 2017, we can offer you a one-off opportunity to receive specialist support and a small pot of funding, for example for visiting existing projects. Find out more!