Social Inclusion Week 22-30 November 2014

Byron Bay is a welcoming community and is celebrating Social Inclusion Week with a Community Gratitude Tree and a week of community building. Social Inclusion Week is a national initiative focused on supporting, encouraging and embracing all people to feel valued and respected as vital members of our community and runs throughout the last week of November, from Saturday 22 November to Sunday 30 November. A fun and festive collection of activities is being coordinated for the second year running by the Byron Community Centre to highlight and celebrate this... Read The Rest →

Social Inclusion Week Concert

Coming to Byron Theatre on Saturday 29th of November at 5pm  You are invited to join us at the Byron Community Centre for the Social Inclusion Week 2014 Concert, which this year will host a sensational celebration of music across the generations. So come along and be a part of this once-a-year event. Entry to the concert is by donation with all the funds raised going to support the on-going operation of Liberation Larder, a volunteer organisation whom every week provide free meals of quality nutritious food to the most... Read The Rest →

‘Life of Byron’ goes to Feros Village, Byron Bay

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After the successful first workshop held at the Byron Community Centre the ‘Life of Byron’ project has now gone to Feros Village at Byron Bay to run a workshop there.  It’s great that Feros is supportive of the project and happy to donate their time and space. There are six participants in this workshop, four residents of Feros and two who live in the community, and six volunteers to support them through the story-telling process.  For this series of workshops I have chosen to be one of the volunteers. Today... Read The Rest →

The first workshop of a brave and exciting new journey!

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I have been given the opportunity to be involved in ‘The Life of Byron: Conversations with the Elderly’ which is a pilot project devised by Cat Seddon at the Byron Community Centre and is a brave bringing together of older people in the community, story telling and digital technology. The aim of the project is to invite older residents from the Byron Shire to participate in two workshops where they will look at the art of storytelling, and then give them the chance to tell a story from their own... Read The Rest →

 
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