Festival Programme


  • 13-15 March, 2017
  • Monday 13 March
  • Tuesday 14 March
  • Wednesday 15 March
  • Pitch a talk or activity
  • Do Fest Detectorists
  • Meet Do Fest Doers



gather coffee shop | the Inspiration Lab | the workshop | gather garden | DY1 hall

 gather, 65 High Street, Dudley, DY1 1PY | DY1 hall, Stafford Street, Dudley, DY1 1RT

Festival Hub and Welcome Point: gather coffee shop, a beautiful, hand made, welcoming space. Many Do Fest activities will take place in the coffee shop itself. Feel free to take time out here too.
The Inspiration Lab at gather: co-designed and co-created by 25 doers in January 2017, this is a great space for quieter conversations, talks, learning and lab sessions.
The workshopat gather: home of local social enterprise the UP-Cycle Shop. Makers are invited to use the workshop any day of the week, for their own projects or to support the UP-Cycle Shop.
gather garden: this public growing space has been created by a team of young people.

DY1 hall: DY1 is home to a number of social enterprises, charities and health and wellbeing projects. The IVAR and SEUK Roadshow and Dudley SOUP events will take place in the hall DY1, a few minutes walk from gather.

Travel and parking:
Dudley Port train station (2.4 miles)
Dudley Bus Station (0.3 miles)
Trident  Centre car park (200 ft)
Stafford Street car park (0.2 miles)