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World-class lineup announced for ‘No Man is an Island: Creating Communities and Nurturing Networks’ (Manchester, November 25th)

A world-class speakers’ schedule has been announced for the UK’s flagship men and boys’ wellbeing event of the year, packed with big ideas, practical workshops and unique networking opportunities.

No Man is an Island: Creating Communities and Nurturing Networks’, will explore how working together both as communities of support and also across sectors, is essential for taking action on men and boys’ wellbeing.

It will bring together the very best speakers, experts and practitioners, along with leading academics forging new ground in our understanding of men and boys’ issues and Parliamentarians taking action in Westminster.

This conference is ideal for professionals, academics, politicians, employers, charities, public bodies and anyone in equality, diversity and inclusion roles.

When: Fri, 25 November 2022, 09:30 – 17:30
Where: The Stoller Hall, Hunts Bank, Manchester, M3 1DA
Reserve your place here:

The ticket price includes a buffet lunch along with morning and afternoon teas and coffees.

You can view the world-class schedule of speakers and workshops here:

The day will culminate with the awards ceremony for this year’s National Men and Boys Awards, which celebrate excellence and exceptional achievement in the promotion of care, compassion and social change for men and boys in the UK.

The conference is hosted by the Men and Boys Coalition, the umbrella charity for the UK’s men’s sector and supported by the Tudor Trust.

We have an extraordinary line-up of speakers, representing world-leading work in support of men and boys’ wellbeing.

  • Keynote: Nick Fletcher MP, Chair All Party Parliamentary Group on Men and Boys — ‘Breaking down the Battlements of Westminster: getting men and boys’ issues into Parliament’
  • Elliott Rae, Founder, Music.Football.Fatherhood and UN Women UK Changemaker of the Year – ‘Dads in the workplace: working with academia, parliamentarians and business’
  • Men’s Health Unlocked – ‘Learning from Leeds: how the city became a model for connecting local authorities, third sector and the grassroots’
  • Duncan Craig OBE, Founder and CEO of the UK’s leading male survivor charity, Survivors Manchester, will discuss the charity’s ground-breaking work in prisons with male survivors of sexual violence.
  • Anthony York, Founder and CEO of Boxing Futures — ‘Brothers Through Boxing: forging confidence and connectedness for socially isolated young men’

In addition, the UK’s leading academics researching men and boys’ issues will present their work in the beautiful Ogelsby Atrium, with delegates encouraged to mingle and discuss with the experts throughout the day.

And that’s not all!

The day’s talks and presentations will be interspersed with practical workshops:

  • Men and Boys’ Sector speed dating! – meet, connect and share insights from your work with men and boys, with charities, local authorities, practitioners and politicians
  • The National Lottery: successful applications for men and boys – learn from the one of the UK’s most important funders on best practice for applying for funding to support your work

And please do consider joining us after the event in the bar of the Oglesby Atrium, which will open for drinks and networking.

We can’t wait to see you there!

For any inquiries, including sponsorship opportunities, please contact: