Moray’s young entrepreneurs to feature on short film launch


A premier screening for a short documentary film about inspirational young social entrepreneurs is to be shown in Elgin next month.

The film ‘It’s Happening’ will be screened as part of Moray Business Week and hosted by the Out of the Darkness Theatre Company in partnership with tsiMoray and the Social Enterprise Academy.

No charge will be applied for the event at the Elgin Youth Cafe on Friday, November 14 from 7pm to 9.30pm but it is essential that those wishing to attend book in advance to kim@tsimoray.org.uk.

Kim Siu, who is the Social Enterprise Development manager at tsiMoray, said: “The night promises all young, aspiring, social entrepreneurs an evening of fun, entertainment and the chance to experience social enterprise in action.”

The evening will mark the end of Moray Business Week during which the St Giles shopping centre will host Moray’s first ever social networking market place on Tuesday, November 11.

Shoppers are invited to go along from 10am until 3pm to bag some great bargains and get crafty with the likes of ReBOOT, Knockando Woolmill, Community Food Moray, Earthtime for All, Speycraft, Moray Waste Busters, Forres Area Credit Union, In Stiches, Elgin Youth Cafe and the Classical Chinese Medicine Society.

Quality laptops, local textiles, fair-trade crafts, bespoke embroidery, pre-loved goodies, fresh fruit and veg, taster health and well-being sessions are among the many products on offer.

There will be free entertainment throughout the day and a great fun atmosphere is guaranteed.

In 2012 the Moray Economic Strategy recognised the social economy as one of its considerable strength and opportunities, describing it as “a well-established and developing social economy with high levels of engagement which can provide a resource to build capacity in service delivery and in product and service development in key sectors”.

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