Get Active 2017

27 – 28 January 2017

Somerset Cricket Club

Registration is now open for the return of our annual Get Active event which will take place on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 January 2017.

This event will follow a similar format to 2016’s event where delegates will be able to take part in all of the planned workshops and plenary sessions.


We’re delighted to confirm five workshops that will take place over the weekend:

  • UNISON Digital Project
    UNISON Digital
  • Political Mapping in the South West
    UNISON West Midlands
  • Difficult Discussions and Challenging Racism
    HOPE not hate
  • Employment Law Update
    Thompsons Solicitors
  • Radical History in the South West
    South West TUC

There will be two plenary sessions for all attendees;

  • Achievements in and ambitions for UNISON in the SW
    Joanne Kaye, Kevin Judd, Debbie Russell and Roger McKenzie
  • Brexit – the challenges for the future for UNISON members and Public Services
    Karin Smyth MP, Joanne Kaye and more to be announced


Delegate Fee – £40

(50% discount applies for members who have not attended Get Active previously)

Awards Ceremony & Nominations

On Friday evening there will be the awards dinner open to delegates attending the Get Active! event and invited guests.

Nominations for Get Active 2017 are now closed and winners will be announced on Friday 27th January at the awards ceremony.