Workers’ Coop Weekend

The Worker Co-op Weekend, hosted by Co-operatives UK is aimed at worker co-operatives to help them learn, share and be inspired by one another.

The programme is made up of practical sessions designed and run by worker co-ops and covers a range of topics. This year’s venue is Rock UK Frontier Centre in Northamptomshire,

Key elements to the Worker Co-op Weekend:

  • Designed and run by worker co-ops for worker co-ops
  • Food and drink sourced from worker co-operatives
  • Vegan friendly catering
  • Camping and campfires

This is a low cost back-to-basics event, so bring your tent or book early to get one of the limited dormitory rooms (ticket package information below).


The programme is co-created by worker co-op members. You can provide your input here, with the following sessions already confirmed:

  • Developing leadership in flat hierarchy worker co-ops – Jenny Carlyle (Suma)
  • A guide to implementing and conducting peer reviewsBritta Werner (Unicorn) and Kate Whittle (Cooperantics)
  • What next for the worker co-op codeJohn Atherton (Co-operatives UK) 
  • Solidfund: the next 5 yearsPractical workshop to plan out the future strategy and direction of the worker co-op solidarity fund

Ticket packages


  • Members – £55+VAT
  • Non members – £79 + VAT


  • Members – £70+VAT
  • Non members – £100 + VAT

Day ticket

  • Members – £25+VAT
  • Non members – £36 + VAT