FuSIon Fest - The Social Innovation Festival

Two-day festival across Derry and Belfast exploring innovative solutions to social challenges faced in Northern Ireland

Festival Details


Thursday, 19 October 2017 to Friday, 20 October 2017

On October 19 and 20 2017 FuSIon Fest -The Social Innovation Festival takes place in Northern Ireland over two days in two cities (Oct 19 | Derry~Londonderry and Oct 20 | Belfast). The festival is brought to you by Social Innovation NI in association with the Building Change Trust, supported by the Department for Communities and managed by Innovate-NI.

This exciting festival is a unique showcase of international best practise and will highlight and explore innovative solutions to some of the social challenges faced in Northern Ireland communities and it will be a celebration of community spirit, collaboration and creativity.

Taking place over two days and two cities, at The Playhouse in Derry~Londonderry and the Crescent Arts Centre in Belfast, each day features three keynote speakers and a number of breakout sessions, as well as a Social Innovation village featuring practitioners, innovative organisations, and a space to network and learn more about Social Innovation. The festival will finish with an after-party and final keynote on the Belfast Barge.

Find out more at www.fusionfest.co.uk.