Partly to illustrate hope, activities which cast forward and stimulate creativity – as a break from engagement with crisis. We recognise that not all newly arrived residents fit this category, of course.
The Arts can include any welcoming, inclusive creative activity that supports newly arrived or minority community members.
Enterprise/Business can be services, free at the point of delivery, which will add to the enterprise creation expertise and knowledge of our communities of interest.
If you have a group, or project, that welcomes any new arrivals or BME community members in these categories, drop us a line and we’ll add it to our community gazette.
If you write a 100 words or so to tell us what you do, that would be great too. We will support contributors by using our publication skills to develop and promote the work of groups.
graff discusses what he and his team learned from a challenging 2020 and the significance of having eight frank lloyd wright sites inscribed on the UNESCO world heritage list. The post frank lloyd wright foundation CEO stuart graff on missions, milestones, and future plans appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
located within an ornate listed building, the old apartment has been transformed into a brighter and more functional living space. The post DG estudio renovates an apartment in valencia’s old fishing neighborhood appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
emerging greek artist kostas lambridis presents his first solo show at carpenters workshop gallery paris. The post kostas lambridis juxtaposes unsung materials in massive furniture pieces appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the clubhouse is organized along two levels, with a gathering space below topped by a viewing deck for matches. The post abin design studio completes waterfront clubhouse for footballers in india appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
On 23rd February, the Scottish Government announced its updated Strategic Framework on Covid-19, with initial timescales for the easing of some restrictions, and a commitment to publish a more detailed version of the Framework in mid-March. At this time, there is no agreed date that allows the reopening of Libraries and Museums in Scotland and therefore, in […]
In the summer of 2020 I wrote some blog posts for GWL based on my undergraduate dissertation on the #MeToo movement (you can read my first blog post here). Fast forward to 2021 and I am almost half way through my Masters degree in Applied Gender Studies and Research Methods at the university of Strathclyde. […]
On the first Wednesday of every month, GWL team members and volunteers share what we’ve read recently at our Book Picnic. In the current climate, our Book Picnic takes place remotely, giving all of us some valuable social interaction and providing us with many excellent book suggestions…
Roller derby is a grassroots sport which is built, developed, promoted, and fundraised by the players and supporters. This DIY attitude has fostered a very welcoming, inclusive, and diverse community. LGBT+ rights are supported and fought for within this sport and the LGBT+ community have found a home in roller derby, which supports their sexuality […]
Now that the days are slowly getting lighter, we’re delighted to be launching our new Spring programme of events! With a focus on kindness, community, creativity and activism, we hope there’s something for everyone. All of our events take place online, whilst some of our exhibitions may take place in the Library building. Our programme includes story […]
We have, with our new Libraries news-feed page, given our readers the opportunity to keep up with latest news from across the UK. We are rotating our topical feeds across University libraries, feminist collections and featuring, as we must, the go to public library resource, PLN. Library image by Jaredd Craig... Read more here
Continuing our theme of ‘Northern Energy’, we were in Newcastle upon Tyne this week and, on Friday afternoon, took time to visit Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books. They have an important exhibition and research project into the donated archive of the writer Michael Morpurgo. Below is what we thought. Read more here…