International Women’s Day 2017 events


Each year International Women’s Day sees thousands of events – global gatherings, conferences, awards, exhibitions, festivals, fun runs, corporate events, concert performances, speaking events, online digital gatherings and more. Events are held by women’s networks, corporations, charities, educational institutions, government bodies, political parties, the media and further communities.

TOMORROW – Free Event for Women and Girls at the Livesey Exchange


Free workshop session tomorrow afternoon for International Women’s Day 2017. This is a free event for girls to make their own toolbox and will be an excellent opportunity to learn some basic skills, make new friends, find out what is happening at the Livesey Exchange and go home with your own toolbox!

The session is open from 4pm – 8pm at the Livesey Exchange, Ledbury Estate, Bird in Bush Road SE15 1QP.

FREE Training Courses for Southwark Volunteers/TRAs

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Use the new online registration to book and complete one FREE training course by 31 March 2017 and you will be entered into a FREE PRIZE DRAW!

You can gain an accredited qualification in one day or less and have a chance to win one of these prizes!

  • A tablet
  • A smartphone
  • 50 runners-up USB memory sticks

Increase your chance to win – One entry for every course you complete!!!

If you are interested in attending this FREE accredited training course please book using the new online booking system link below (any problems please feel free to contact me by email or on my mobile 07932 379595)

First time users: Follow the 4 easy steps below to open your on-line learning account, where you can book/cancel classroom and on-line training courses and keep a secure record of your personal development

1          Click on this link

2          Select the ‘Register’ tab and complete the form – Please do not use a group email address as this will compromise the privacy of your learning account

            Please note: If your TRA or area does not appear please select ‘Unknown’ from the drop down menu

3          When you submit the completed form you will receive an email with a system generated password

Use the ‘Login’ tab on the same link above to login and change your password to something that is easier for you to remember

4          You are now free to browse available courses and make a booking to attend as many classroom training session as you need and one on-line training course at a time

If you need help using this system please feel free to call your Community Training Officer for assistance

Kind regards

Paulette Watson – Community Training Officer

Southwark Council | Communities Division |

Commissioning and Voluntary Sector Support |

Housing and Modernisation Department

5th Floor, Hub 3 | PO Box 64529 | London | SE1P 5LX

Tel: 07932 379 595


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New places available for Tabard Drama group

Thank you for your interest in the Unicorn Theatre’s Tabard Gardens community-based Drama group.

The Unicorn Theatre is a leading children’s theatre based on Tooley Street, London Bridge.

The Drama group is offered FREE to children living on the Tabard Gardens council estate and to children from local neighbouring council estates close to Tabard Gardens. The Drama group runs term-time after school one afternoon a week at St George the Martyr Church, Borough High Street, SE1. The Unicorn Theatre runs community projects throughout the year and we want to run a community project that connects with a local community near to our theatre.

Children do not need previous Drama experience – we would love to meet some children who want to give it a go for the first time. There are so many positive benefits in taking part in a regular Drama group including- social benefits, developing confidence and communication skills, learning to think creatively, and learning about theatre arts for self-expression.

The group runs term-time weekly on Tuesdays from 16.30 – 17.45 in the Crypt at St George the Martyr Church. The group is open to 8-11 year olds.

Term dates for spring: Tuesday 17th January – Tuesday 28th March 2016 (the group will not run on Tuesday 14th Feb during half-term)

The children will also be invited to attend free theatre trips at the Unicorn Theatre to extend their experience and enjoyment.

In order to register your interest – please contact Sally Pembroke with your name, child’s name, child’s age (D.O.B), full address and how you heard about the opportunity.  Please note, you need to book via Sally and fill out application forms before your child can start attending the drama group. Please check you are eligible within the criteria or contact Sally. Please note there are limited places and places will be reserved on a first come first serve basis.

Look forward to hearing from you!

Sally Pembroke

Community Projects Director

0207 645 0519

07494 862265

Many thanks,