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10:00 am ‘Writing Home’ poetry drop-in @ Open House
‘Writing Home’ poetry drop-in @ Open House
Mar 6 @ 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!
7:30 pm Housing Matters #5 // The Future of Rent
Housing Matters #5 // The Future of Rent
Mar 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
As housing ownership spirals out of reach of all but the wealthiest few, more people are renting for longer. In Oxford, the average person is now spending 55% of their income on rent, that’s too expensive. Renters include families, older people, and people with physical and mental health problems – groups that are ill-equipped to deal with the expense and precarity of the private rental market. Tellingly, a break down in a private rental agreement is now the single biggest cause of homelessness, responsible for over half of the cases in Oxford where a person has become homeless. Rent is
10:00 am Arts & Craftivism @ Open House
Arts & Craftivism @ Open House
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly arts and craft session. Free and good for all ages.
11:00 am Coffee Morning @ Open House
Coffee Morning @ Open House
Mar 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Each Saturday we’ll be talking about a theme to do with housing and homelessness. These coffee mornings are informal and friendly and a good way of finding out more about Open House.