Find out the challenges so far ……..
It’s never too late to start
Check off your progress on the Completed Challenge Card
Click on the links below to see the entries so far
Day 1 and we’re getting arty – make a ‘Co-ops are great’ poster and put it in your window. Or if you can’t find your felt tips, download one from
Don’t forget to send us a photo! uk.coop/resources/co-o#JoinACoop #CoopFortnight
Here are some of the excellent contributions
Thank you for joining us
Day 3 Get your ticket for Co-op Congress, our movement’s event of the year! Join @ChrisGPackham @MelissaJohns_1 @AndyBurnhamGM and more uk.coop/events-and-tra Tell us what you’d like to see the co-op movement campaign about @coopfutures #JoinACoop #CoopFortnight
Here are some of the tweets from #CoopCongress
Day 4 Find an old co-op store – they’re all over the place. Take a pic (we especially love ghost signs!) and send it to us or tag us
Well this one sent you Wild!
You can buy all sorts of things from a co-op
Day 6 Watch a film – We the Power | The Future of Energy is Community-Owned by
youtu.be/75A9WGxoUn8 Join an energy community. Invest in one. Or build your own. Share the love – RT and recommend to a friend #WeThePower #CEF2021 #JoinACoop #CoopFortnight
It’s a great watch
Entries were a bit thin on the ground – we didn’t know you were all so shy!
Day 8 Anagram day!!! We know, working your brain on a Monday! Come on, how many words can you make out of Community Shares? Please tag us with your answers @CoopFutures More about #ComShares here uk.coop/start-new-co-o#JoinACoop #CoopFortnight #MondayMotivation
And the winner is …….
Day 9 Who sang ‘Stop And Shop At The Co-op Shop’? Was it Cilla Black, Shirley Bassey, Lady GaGa, Gracie Fields, or Victoria Wood? Answer given tomorrow at 8am. Why not join the community-owned music network
@resonatecoop https://resonate.is #JoinACoop #CoopFortnight
And the answer is …… Gracie Fields
It’s well worth a listen and certainly created some debate!
Day 10 and another quiz for you today How many community-owned co-ops are there in the UK? You’ll need to read the @CooperativesUK 2021 #CoopEconomy report to find the answer https://uk.coop/resources/co-op-economy-report-2021 #JoinACoop #CoopFortnight
Day 11 Been rushing about all day? Well it’s time for our nice and easy #CoopFortnight challenge then Have a cuppa from a co-op! Share your favourite #coops tipple with us. Alcohol is allowed but you must be over 18! #JoinACoop
You’re a thirsty bunch
Day 12 #CoopFortnight Challenge: Which famous actor also worked for a co-op? Was it:
– Richard Burton, Sir Sean Connery or Thora Hird
We’ll reveal all tomorrow at 8am #JoinACoop
Lights, Camera, Action
Day 13 #CoopFortnight Challenge: Follow a new (to you) international co-op on twitter (other social media platforms are accepted) Tell us why they inspired you
@coopfutures #JoinACoop #coops #RebuildBetterTogether #CoopsDay
Day 14 #CoopFortnight Challenge Visit @CoopFutures website https://futures.coop/#projects and share your favourite case study on your social accounts
Thanks for joining in with our challenges and congrats to everyone who stepped up to show their support. #JoinACoop