Our events

The Children's Society organises a wide range of non-fundraising events from conferences, seminars and forums to open days, product launches and showcases of our work for professionals and partners.

Our speakers' events


We regularly host seminars and briefings.

Thursday 19 June: Our Chief Executive Matthew Reed will hold a briefing meeting at KPMG. By invitation only.

Thursday 18 September: 8th Annual Edward Rudolf Lecture. By invitation only. The speaker and subject for the lecture is to be confirmed.

Wednesday 29 October: Our Chief Executive Matthew Reed will hold a briefing meeting at DLA Piper. By invitation only.

Open days, launches and showcases

Our open days, product launches and showcases provide an opportunity for professionals to see how we work directly with children and young people.

Partnership events

Our partnership events offer professionals and supporters the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of events organised jointly with key partners and other organisations.

Friday 27 June to Sunday 29 June: 15th Young Carers' Festival in conjunction with YMCA.

Friday 22 August to Monday 25 August: Greenbelt Festival - it’s the fourth year we’re involved with this Christian-based music and arts festival, let’s make it a good one!

Exhibitions and trade shows

We are frequently out and about at specialist trade shows and exhibitions meeting commissioners of children’s services, social workers and practitioners.

Contact us

If you would like any more information on these events, please contact our Events Manager via conferences@childrenssociety.org.uk