10:00 am ‘Writing Home’ poetry drop-in @ Open House
‘Writing Home’ poetry drop-in @ Open House
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Like to play with words? So do we! Come hang out with our poet-in-residence and have a go at some writing games, techniques and activities – or just curl up with a cup of tea and a book! We will have plenty of resources, materials, and poetry for you to get stuck into so just drop in – no need to register. The sessions run weekly on Wednesdays from 5 December between 10am and noon – and will carry on into the new year, too. Spread the word!
7:00 pm WE LOVE SOCIAL HOUSING! (But just how do we make more of it happen…?)
WE LOVE SOCIAL HOUSING! (But just how do we make more of it happen…?)
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Two thousand and nineteen marks the one hundred year anniversary of the Addison Act, the legislation which would deliver ‘Homes fit for heroes’ and kick start decades of the mass-provision of state-owned social housing. These homes were designed by top architects and built with their occupants welfare in mind. They were homes for life, housing people from a mix of social classes and backgrounds in secure and truly affordable rental tenancies. With more then one million households across the UK currently waiting for council housing, it is unsurprising that high-profile campaigners such as George Clarke are joining the likes of