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Ollie Bray

Keynote: Connections for All

Angela Awuah

Keynote: Justice for All

Lewis Hou

Founder + Director, Science Ceilidh

Charlotte Allan

Theatre Maker and Researcher

Jo Musker-Sherwood

Keynote: Nature for All

Jemma Stein

Contemporary Dance Artist

Sarah Falconer

Arts Development Officer, Kibble

Cheryl McGeachan

Workshop Speaker

Ian Shaw

Joe McAdam

Workshop Speaker

Ruth Foster

Workshop Speaker

Laura Forbes

Workshop Speaker

Charles Lea

Managing Director, Read Now Write Now

Lil Brookes

Workshop Speaker

Agnes Berner

Workshop Leader

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CREATE Paisley

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Open Mind Summit

Open Mind Summit is an annual event exploring and championing the role of creativity and culture in improving wellbeing. The event is run by CREATE Paisley in collaboration with Renfrewshire Leisure, Future Paisley, CCSE, Kibble, Science Ceilidh and with input from local and international partners including right2dance, PACE, yellowwheel and more,

10,000 Miles

An international dance collaboration celebrating connection and creativity


A Chance at Life

Science Ceilidh

Supporting a creative, curious, equitable & well Scotland

CCSE: Centre for Culture Sport & Events

CCSE is a partnership between UWS and Renfrewshire Council providing a space to undertake collaborative research and development work that is relevant locally, nationally and internationally

Into Film

Film Education Charity

Culture and Wellbeing Community Network Scotland

An open Scotland community of practice sharing learning, discussions & resources

Star Project

STAR Project delivers a consistent and varied programme of creative group and individual supports to community members within Renfrewshire from our base in the North End of Paisley


Dance opportunities for all

Active Communities

Connecting The Community

Renfrewshire Youth Services

Improving outcomes for young people in Renfrewshire

Through The Storms

Youth health campaign group


The #MissionToMars21 Tour in Paisley