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Are You Eligible for the Healthy Start Scheme?

Healthy Start is a national scheme to improve the health of low-income pregnant women and families with children under four years old on benefits and tax credits. The national Healthy Start scheme provides free vouchers each week to spend on milk, fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables, and infant formula. Click here to see if you are eligible and to apply for the Healthy Start scheme.

Writing to Release Workshop

Join Near Neighbours for their writing workshop which explores the various methods of writing and journaling, to support during a time of crisis. FREE and with limited places.  See leaflet attached.

Restorative Rituals

Highbury Orchard Community invites you to join them on a 6 week curated programme connecting through light and restorative rituals as we head towards the Spring Equinox.

They have created an exciting line-up of art and well being activities to connect the community to the powerful rhythms of nature, to celebrate and restore our energies.  You can find the poster attached.

Sign up to their weekly newsletter here to be first to learn about free activities, local collaborations and insightful information about the restorative power of rituals, and see their website here.

 

The Great Big Art Exhibition

“Take part in the largest exhibition ever staged!” Following on from the homemade rainbows many of us put in our windows during the first lockdown, and the increased popularity of making art throughout the last year, we’re all invited to take part in “The Great Big Art Exhibition”.

During The Great Big Art Exhibition, we’re encouraged to put our homemade artworks in our front windows, balconies or front gardens, to create a “magical patchwork of creativity”. To get involved, and to receive a free inspiration pack, with ideas and themes to get you started, register here. Artworks can be made by any age group, in any medium, and can also be shared on social media to be displayed in the online gallery here.

The project is led by Colchester art gallery, Firstsite, and is supported by Arts Council England and the Plus Tate Network of leading museums and galleries across the UK, as well as some famous artists including Antony Gormely, Sonia Boyce and Anish Kapoor. Amy Vaughan, Arts Council Director, East of England said: “We can’t wait to see exciting new artworks popping up around the country and bringing a smile to people’s faces in their local communities.”

 

Pancake Party

Everyone is welcome to join the Moseley Benefice for their first ever online Pancake Party. They will be running two parties, at 3:30 and 5:30 pm, on Zoom. The Pancake Parties will be filled with games, jokes and lots of pancake fun! See the  poster here for more information, and register for the events online here.