Rewrite: embracing difference through drama and creative writing
Rewrite fights prejudice and injustice by bringing together young people from different backgrounds through the power of drama and creative writing. They are winners of the Capital Community Foundation Award for outstanding work with young people and a Rising Star Award from the Global Fund for Children.
Mondays 5.30-8pm – React is a young people’s drama group who work together on drama projects and performances that explore the social, political and cultural issues that they feel are important. Young people are encouraged to create work which challenges prejudice and injustice and perform for new audiences.
If you’d like to join our brand new theatre group in the new year, please email email@example.com.
Tuesdays 4-6pm – Creative ESOL is an innovative programme for newly arrived young migrants and refugees to develop their English language skills, confidence and integration through drama and the arts. Sessions are delivered by a qualified ESOL teacher and experienced drama practitioner.
Thursdays 4.15 – 6.15pm – Free Writers is a creative writing workshop that aims to promote new literary voices, working with those who are most alienated from literacy and literature to support their learning and help them engage and thrive in educational environments.
For more information about Rewrite and any of their projects, please visit their website www.rewrite.org.uk or email Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Thank you for your wonderful work in providing a platform for young people of different cultural and social backgrounds to express their ideas and opinions creatively and to break down barriers of prejudice and racism.” CEO – Global Fund for Children
Bingo happens every Thursday evening. It’s a very relaxed and social session where you’ll meet new people as well as an opportunity to get you out if you’re stuck indoors. More importantly there are prizes of up to £40 on the night but spread the word because the more people that come, the bigger the prizes. It’s 50p entrance fee and it’s £5 for eight games. There are also refreshments and snacks. so what are you waiting for, come on down!
Southwark Surgery with Lorraine Lauder
If you have a particular problem or complaint relating to any service provided by the Council, want advice, or have any suggestions, you can come down to the Ward Surgery with Councillor Lorraine Lauder MBE. Councillors are your point of contact between you and the Council and its services. The surgery is at InSpire St Peters on the first Friday of every month 6.00pm -7.30pm. for more information via Southwark Council, call 020 7525 5000.