I will be supporting the Selly
Oak Community Fair 18 October 2003, organised by the Birmingham Community Empowerment
Network - the press release below gives more details - I hope as many local people as
possible will be able to attend...
THE FUN OF THE FAIR
Be involved in SELLY OAK COMMUNITY
Plans have been finalised for Selly
Oaks first Community Fair. An event that will give local community groups from
Bournville, Kings Norton, Moseley and Selly Oak Wards an opportunity to share with others
the good news about their work.
Local groups will host stalls that
will give a taste of what they are up to in the constituency.Kings Norton FM will be supporting the event by
providing a showcase for the young talent of the area.Therell be information on how to access funding for your group and a
prize draw.In the morning experienced
facilitators will be running workshops on active citizenship, and working with the media.Afternoon workshops will be on good practice with
young people and the Selly Oak Community & Neighbourhood Network.
This promises to be a lively and
interesting day, with plenty of opportunities to find out what the people of Selly Oak are
doing to make life better for one another, and how you could play your part by getting
The date set for the event is
Saturday 18th October. The venue is CotteridgeChurch on the Pershore Road. Doors will open from until And entry is free.
So come along and have a look at
what is happening in your area. People will be able to sign up for the workshops on the
day.Groups interested in having a stall for
the day should contact Sarah Nicholson on 678 8840 or email@example.com for a booking form.
Book early to avoid disappointment.
with Lynne Jones at on the 18.10.03
'For more information call Sarah
Nicholson at b:cen (Birmingham Community Empowerment Network) on 0121 678 8840