Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Music for refugees, March 31st


At www.eventbrite.co.uk the Blackheath Conservatoire says:
‘A wonderfully diverse selection of singer songwriters and musicians will carry you through the evening in the Conservatoire’s beautiful Victorian Art Building... with Martin providing delicious canap├ęs from our very own Brockley Deli.
‘Tickets from www.eventbrite.co.uk are £25 and include a glass of wine and canap├ęs; all proceeds... to GRACE.’ 
At www.graceaid.org.uk GRACE says:
‘We are a small but growing charity based in Greenwich and Lewisham. We collect donations of clothing, food and other essential supplies from the local community to... redistribute to refugees locally and abroad, particularly camps in Greece and France.‘GRACE has recently moved to its own premises in Leegate... to open a charity shop to sell... items not suitable for refugees... to be financially self sustaining.‘Potential services to include:- Redistribution of surplus food- English language and cultural workshops- Antenatal workshops, women’s services and advice for parenting in this country- Mentoring- Craft workshops / groups for upcycling our ‘rag’ clothing
‘Funds raised at the gig will be spent on getting the premises up and running, contributing to GRACE becoming a bustling hub for the community.’

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