Booking is now open for anyone volunteering or working for a charity or community group, or working for either Dorset and BCP Councils and the NHS across Dorset.

VCS EXPO’23 brought to you by Community Action Network in partnership with Bournemouth University and sponsored by NHS Dorset and Lester Aldridge. It is set to be one of the biggest and most significant conferences in Dorset, creating a single point of focus for charities, community groups, health and council leaders and their teams to come together at a time of transformation and recovery. To tackle all the things that affect our health and wellbeing, make real change, and improve things for and with our communities.

See our flyer for more information!

We’re really excited about this event and can announce that the charities we’re showcasing include:

  • The Lantern Trust (Weymouth)
  • Somerford Youth and Community Centre
  • Island Community Action (Portland)
  • Dorset Mind
  • Dorpip
  • The HealthBus Trust


Booking is essential – we look forward to seeing you.