CoLab activities

Share Fest

10 days of sharing. Connecting great projects across Dudley borough. Inspiring and initiating new projects. Learning what helps sharing to thrive.

Do Fest Dudley

3 days, 72 co-creators, 214 doers. “Definitely a festival that encourages doing! A friendly, buzzy atmosphere.”

Share Fest co-design sessions

Use the Activate toolkit to inspire sharing where you live during Share Fest. Sessions in May, get started in June!

Inspiration Shots

TED Talks to tickle your brain. Film screenings to fire you up. Conversations with creative collaborators.

Detectorists Collective

A collaboration of the super-curious exploring the designing and doing of social change.

Learning Labs

Opportunities to explore and learn about creativity, social innovation, design, and collaboration.

Latest News

We’re part of Global Sharing Week!

This week is Global Sharing Week, and in Dudley we’re launching Share Fest. Featuring 35 opportunities for neighbours to share skills, ideas, knowledge and food through practical, enjoyable activities in the places they live, Share Fest projects will take place across 7 locations in Halesowen, Coseley and Dudley.

Doing, sharing and learning

An inspiring 3 minute video of people from across Dudley borough and beyond involved in practical doing, sharing all sorts of resources, and learning from each other.

Why not trial an Exchange Box where you live?

A great idea to encourage re-use of things people don’t need anymore which are still working: an Exchange Box. This is something we could experiment with during Share Fest.