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Tea Dance – Weds 13th January 2016

In the warm embrace of The Portico Gallery.

Our next Tea Dance is on Weds 13th January so come and join us – from 2.30pm until 4.30pm.

Live Music, home made cakes, a space to try out some new dances, a sing-a-long, toddlers play area, community scarf knitting and lovely recreational activities.

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Our Photographer is Sabine Theole www.sabinethoelephotography.com

Our special event is a social, warm and inclusive event. We welcome people in wheelchairs, people with Dementia, and we’d like to reach isolated people in our community.

If you’d like to be involved as a musician, a baker, a dancer, or can or just come for fun, please get in touch.  We are also looking for anyone who can lend their skills in knitting, crocheting and any other crafts-based activities to the event.

If you know someone who would benefit from such an event, please let us know as we may be able to help them get to us.

Admittance is now free, but you can make a donation towards the baking if you feel you would like to support it.

Dementia friendly.  Disabled access.

The Tea Dance has its own Facebook page where you can see the line up, photos and hear news about it. Please visit and share.  https://www.facebook.com/pages/West-Norwood-Tea-Dance/316095418589678

Tea Dance – 9th Sept 2015

Our next Tea Dance is on Weds 9th Sept.  From 2.30pm until 4.30pm.

Live Music, home made cakes, a space to try out some new dances, a sing-a-long, toddlers play area, community scarf knitting and other activities.

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Our Photographer is Sabine Theole www.sabinethoelephotography.com

Our special event is a social, warm and inclusive event. We welcome people in wheelchairs, people with Dementia, and we’d like to reach isolated people in our community.

If you’d like to be involved as a musician, a baker, a dancer, or can or just come for fun, please get in touch.  We are also looking for anyone who can lend their skills in knitting, crocheting and any other crafts-based activities to the event.

If you know someone who would benefit from such an event, please let us know as we may be able to help them get to us.

Admittance is now free, but you can make a donation towards the baking if you feel you would like to support it.

Dementia friendly.  Disabled access.

The Tea Dance has its own Facebook page where you can see the line up, photos and hear news about it. Please visit and share.  https://www.facebook.com/pages/West-Norwood-Tea-Dance/316095418589678

Cut-A-Rug folk night

Following the success of Certitude’s ‘Cut-a-Rug’ club nights, we’re now branching out!
The Portico Gallery will host the first ‘Cut a Rug: Unrugged’ folk night on July 9th, and we’d love to see you there!
A community-wide accessible, chilled out live music event supporting adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs – everyone is welcome and will be guaranteed a wonderful evening.

Featuring local singers, guitarists, poets and a showcase from Key Changes, an organisation that support artists with mental health needs, it’s going to be a fabulous and unique community event.

Just £5 on the door.  Bar and snacks available on the night.  We look forward to seeing you.

For more information, please contact: SMason@certitude.org.uk

Otherwise, contact us at the Gallery on 0208 761 7612, via our Contact Us page, or email us at info@porticogallery.org.uk

The West Norwood Community Choir

West Norwood Community Choir

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A joyous union of hearts and voices, coming together each week in glorious harmony.  Taking on fun and easy melodies, as well as more extensive, complex works, the community choir is always welcoming new members. Developing one’s musicality and range of voice, or picking up a new hobby and meeting new people, all are welcome here!

West Norwood Community Choir meet every Thursday, from 7:30pm – 9:00pm, at the Portico Gallery (during term time).

Each session costs…..

Drop-in, turn up, get involved!

For more information, you can contact the Portico Gallery at info@porticogallery.org.uk or 0208 761 7612

 

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