Refugee and Migrant Anti Hate Workshops for 10-19 Yr Olds With the British Red Cross

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Free workshop on anti-stigmatisation of refugees and migrants for young people in Bristol aged 10-19.

The British Red Cross are working to help young people in Bristol understand what is going on in the world around them and to try and reduce the stigmatising behaviour directed towards refugees and migrants. By using facts, games, real life stories and a range of activities we are helping young peop0le to build empathy and understanding for refugees and migrants.

FREE creative community arts project 'Reconnecting Bristol: Easton'

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lauren@paperarts.org.uk
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01179 258 601
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PAPER Arts recently launched Reconnecting Bristol, a FREE creative community arts project that aims to shine a spotlight on disused spaces around Bristol. We will be hosting four creative workshops at each area we explore with the outcome of an exhibition at the local community centre, finalising the whole project in October with a retrospective exhibition being held at our central gallery space at PAPER Arts!

Free programme entrepreneurial skills for sustainability

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inge.aben@uwe.ac.uk
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07793846512
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UWE has won EU Erasmus+ funding to pilot a programme to introduce entrepreneurship and team working into the curriculum for energy efficiency and renewable energy.  We have up to 24 places on the pilot programme which will be available free to participants.

 

Drawing on the principles of UWE’s innovative and successful team entrepreneurship programme, the pilot is a part-time, 3 month programme, targeted primarily at those who are unemployed or underemployed, with some training, education or experience in renewable energy and/or energy efficiency or related sectors.  The attached flyer has all the key information and we will be holding Open Day sessions on 1st April for those who want to find out more. 

 Please contact Inge Aben on Inge.Aben@uwe.ac.uk to find out more.

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Free Red Cross Every Day First Aid Workshops for 10-19 Yr Olds

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ehollow-smith@redcross.org.uk
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01173 012628 // 07957 888959
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The British Red Cross are currently offering 10-19 year olds (year 6 pupils) FREE Every Day First Aid workshops in the Bristol area. This programme covers very simple to learn and simple to remember First Aid skills. Our targeted workshops focus on First Aid emergencies.

 

- The sessions can range from 40-120 minutes and are tailored to fit your group or classes needs.

- The workshop helps to enable young people to feel, more confident, willing and able to help someone who is experiencing a first aid emergency.

- You can expect engaging, interactive sessions using thought-provoking age appropriate resources e.g. games, videos, images, discussions, role-plays.

- All our educators are fully trained in facilitation and safeguarding.

- Our crisis education fits into many parts of the curriculum: PSHE: Risks, rights, responsibilities, resilience, how to keep yourself safe; SMSC: Understanding the consequence of actions, helping others; English: Discussions, presentations; Drama: Role-play; Science: Material properties, body.

 

Some examples of the skills that can be covered in the workshops include:  

Helping someone who is bleeding

Helping someone who is choking

Helping someone who is unconscious and breathing

Helping someone who is unconscious and not breathing

Helping someone who has a burn or scald

Helping someone who is having an asthma attack

Helping someone who has suffered a head injury

Helping someone who has a broken bone

Helping someone who is having a stroke

 

Please contact Emily Holloway-Smith at ehollow-smith@redcross.org.uk or on 07957888959

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Free Red Cross Migration Related Stigma Workshops for 10-19 Yr Olds

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ehollow-smith@redcross.org.uk
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01173 012628
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The British Red Cross are currently offering 10-19 year olds (year 6 pupils) FREE  Migration Related Stigma workshops in the Bristol area. Highly topical and relevant, this programme explores what a migrant is and hopes to bust some of the myths out there that are associated to the negative stigma.

- The sessions can range from 40-120 minutes and are tailored to fit your group or classes needs.
- You can expect engaging, interactive sessions using thought-provoking age appropriate resources e.g. games, videos, images, discussions, role-plays.
- All our educators are fully trained in facilitation and safeguarding.
- Our crisis education fits into many parts of the curriculum: PSHE: Risks, rights, responsibilities, resilience, how to keep yourself safe; SMSC: Understanding the consequence of actions, helping others; English: Discussions, presentations; Drama: Role-play; Science: Material properties, body.

 

Topics covered include:

Why people migrate
Stigmatisation and stereotypes
Understanding the difference between the following terms; refugee, migrant, asylum seekers, economic migrant
Who are migrants
Migrant journeys
Positive images
Some personal stories of migrants
How migrants are portrayed in the media
Push and pull factors

Please contact Emily Holloway-Smith at ehollow-smith@redcross.org.uk or on 07957888959

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Surplus Food Available

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info@foodroutelocal.org
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Food Route Local is a new initiative set up by FareShare South West & Incredible Edible Bristol to redistribute good food into bellies and away from bins!

With several local, independent food suppliers (producers, outlets, growers etc) on board, we are now keen to grow our list of receiver organisations.

Find out more at FoodRouteLocal.org - and if you think your charity, community or other non-profit organisation could use some free, surplus food, please contact us.

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Dyslexic Support

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chris@youtheducationservice.org.uk
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0117 9739744
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Free, short course for adults who are dyslexic, or think they are dyslexic.

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A short course for adults who are dyslexic, or think they are dyslexic.

It's not about reading and writing, but about understanding and dealing with your dyslexia .

A very supportive environment in which to learn from each other.

We will have a prelimiary meeting for anyone interested in finding ou more, on Thursday 29th October at 10.00am at YES, 14 Frederick Place, Bristol, BS8 1AS

Contact Chris for further deails: chris@youtheducationsrvice.org.uk or 0117 9739744

 

Arkbound Launch Event

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boundless@arkbound.com
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07724662112
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Everyone is welcome to attend the Boundless Launch Event, where you can pick up copies of Boundless, meet artists and writers, and find out more about Arkbound Opportunities.

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The event is held between 9th-11th October 2015 at the 1-2-3 Exhibition Space, Love Bristol, Stokes Croft, Bristol BS6 5SH (Just next to 'The Little Shop').

There will be free refreshments and everyone is welcome.

For further information visit www.arkbound.com

A Bristol Murmuration: Free clay bird-making workshops for ALL

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1000 ceramic birds are being made in free public workshops across Henleaze, Stoke Bishop and Westbury-on-Trym with artist Zoë Cameron. They will be appearing en masse in a local green space mid October. All birds will be numbered and available for collection at project's end. Suitable for all ages, these are free drop-in workshops where instruction in clay bird modelling will be given. Approximate time to make a bird: 40mins.

We aim to creatively highlight the decline of starlings and greenfinches in recent years and suggest ways to help them. This is a Neighbourhood Arts Project for Bristol 2015.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, DATES AND VENUES PLEASE SEE:

www.facebook.com/hsbwt.birds 

www.bristol2015.co.uk/hsbw

www.zoecameron.com

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Celebrating Age Festival

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shelleyhankins@ageukbristol.org.uk
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0117 929 7537
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This year's Celebrating Age Festival will take place between the 27th September and the 12th October 2015 with lots of of activities and events.

The festival will be launched at a special event at the MShed on Sunday 27th September, with the theme of 'Green Bristol Celebrating Age'.

The event will be officially opened by the Right Holourable Lord Mayor of Bristol, Cllr Clare Campion-Smith, at 10am, followed by the Older Achievers Awards Ceremony and the prize giving to the Art Competition winners. 

At the event, the Bristol Ageing Better partnership will be launching an animation produced for the project by Aardman Animations. The campaign aims to raise awareness and reduce social isolation and loneliness among older people in Bristol. For more information, please visit www.bristolageingbetter.org.uk

For a full version of the programme or for more information, please contact Shelley Hankins on 0117 929 7537 or at shelleyhankins@ageukbristol.org.uk

 

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