The Big Weekend

…a bit more detail

Last week we announced that we are hosting ‘The Big Weekend’ in Great Yarmouth on 1/2 February 2020.

You can book your place online here: The Big Weekend

We’ve realised that some people need a little bit more information to understand what the weekend in about, watch this video from Matthew our County Commissioner with a little bit more information.

Discovery Sessions confirmed

The following workshops or training sessions have been confirmed in the Discovery zone, if you have booked to come you will be able to request attending these shortly.

  • Questions and Answers – Alex Peace-Gadsby, Chief Commissioner for England and Sam Morris, Deputy Chief Commissioner for England.
  • Media – Simon Carter from The Scouts
  • Good Service Award s- Catrin Pink from the National Awards Advisory Group
  • Introduction to the Manager and Supporter Training Scheme – Jan Dear, Regional Training Manager
  • Module 25 (For Manager and Supporter Training) – Jan Dear, Regional Training Manager
  • Become a Dementia Friend (and how your section can get involved) – Patty Pye and Sarah Haines, Norfolk Scouts
  • An Introduction to Girlguiding – Guideguiding Norfolk
  • Scouting and Schools – Andrew Aalders-Dunthorne, Norfolk Scouts
  • Beer Tasting  – Robin Parker, Norfolk Scouts (and a Brewer!)
  • ThinkUKnow Online Safety Training (and how to organise for your section) – Trudy Musgrove, Norfolk Scouts
  • Supporting the Top Awards Scheme in your Group or District – Carl Meadows, Norfolk Scouts
  • Taking your section abroad – Beka Millard, Noroflk Scouts

Were still in discussions with several more people and organisations about further sessions and would be interested in any suggestions for sessions you would like to see by emailing