Events

We're promoting and supporting community events across Dorset. In this section you can find information about current and past events, workshops, cultural events, gatherings etc.

If your event is not on here, get in touch with us and we'll see what we can do.

Do you really care?! Weymouth Launch

Dorset-UinV Advocacy WeymouthLaunchbased multicultural organisation Unity in Vision will be launching their new 'Visions in Advocacy' project for ethnic minority carers in the Weymouth and Portland area on 17th February at Weymouth College. The free service, which aims to reach out to local ethnic minority people who are caring for loved ones and link them into support, is already active in West Dorset and will be opening up to new clients. If you look after a loved one who is elderly, disabled or in ill-health, or if you would simply like to find out more about Unity in Vision and their work with carers, then please click on the image for further information and contact the team to register your attendance.

African Caribbean Lunch Club 2015 Dates

CLunch Club dates 2015ome along the the African Caribbean Lunch Club at the Boscombe Resource Centre on Owls Road. You won't be disappointed by the great food and great company on the second Friday of every month! Click here to see the full-size poster.

Bournemouth and Poole Holocaust Memorial Day Act of Commemoration, Sunday 25 January 2015

2015 BHHMD LighthouseBournemouth and Poole Holocaust Memorial Day Committee would like to invite you to
Annual Act of Commemoration
Sunday 25th January 2.00pm - 4.30pm
Lighthouse, 21 Kingland Road, Poole BH15 1UG

2015 HMD photoAriehSimonsohn
Our main speaker will be Arieh Simonsohn who is thought to be the young boy in this photograph from the Warsaw Ghetto

 
- Listen to how the ’Memory is Being Kept Alive’ from two students who have been on the Lessons from Auschwitz project
- Hear the haunting song that victims sang in unison as they were marched to their death in the gas chambers

Tickets are FREE and available from the Lighthouse box office 0844 406 8666.

Event marks Black History Month

Bournemouth and the broader Dorset and Poole African & Caribbean community representatives came together for an event to celebrate Black History Month.

The event programme raised awareness of the history of the struggle of the UK’s black community in gaining proper recognition of its important contribution to the nation, as well as highlighting the re reality that in too many cases discrimination still exists, including promotional opportunities in the workplace. ... (click here to read full article by BU).

10th Holocaust Memorial Day Service in Dorchester

2015 HMD Dorch

The South West Dorset Multi Cultural Network (SWDMCN) would like to invite you to attend their 10th annual Holocaust Memorial Day Service on:
Friday 30th January 2015

at the Corn Exchange, Dorchester from 12.30 - 1.30 pm.

There will be a range of speakers including the Police and Crime Commissioner Martyn Underhill.
The theme of this years event is ‘Keep the Memory Alive’- you can find out more details on www.hmd.org.uk

Doors open at noon for you to join us for light refreshments and to look at displays and art work and meet with members of the SWDMCN.

We do hope that you will be able to attend this important event.

Contact Emma Scott if you would like any further information: 01305 252204 or 07971 220067, mailto: e.scott@westdorset-weymouth.gov.uk

 

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