About the Festival of Skills

CPD for staff in the FE & skills sector

The FE Week Festival of Skills hosts an enormous range of CPD developed for staff in Further Education and Skills sector. The Festival is brought to you by Summerhouse Events and FE Week, the organisers of the prestigious The Telegraph Festival of Education at Wellington College, now in its eighth year and attracting over 5,000 attendees. The Festival of Skills is developed in partnership with other key partners such as the AELP and AoC. We are also delighted to be working with, City and Guilds who are our Headline Partner.


Put simply The FE Week Festival of Skills is for anybody with an interest in the FE & skills sector – the breadth of content is designed to suit all levels of interests and expertise. The Festival is an inspiring professional development certified event featuring over 200 workshops for teachers, business support staff, managers and governors in the sector. It is designed to inspire all professionals and help keep pace within a rapidly changing and challenging professional environment.


The Festival will take-over the entirety of Capel Manor College’s stunning 74-acre site in North London, across three sunny summer days, Thursday 29 to Friday 30 2017. Festival-goers will also have the opportunity to explore Capel Manor College’s beautiful 34-acres of landscaped gardens, which include a walled garden, with pyracantha covering the library wall, a rock garden, a woodland walk with an ilex collection, a lake garden and a ZOO!.