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Sharing the Journey Weekend @ Forest Hill Library
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14-03-2011 01:51 PM

Join the GIL Centre and Forest Hill Library for an exploration and celebration of local and national Black History.

The weekend will feature a variety of exciting events & activities at the library and will include;

Time Saturday 19th March 2011
10.00am to 1.00pm
GIL Centre Pupils Library Induction &
Opportunity to Enrol at the GIL Centre Saturday School


11.00 to 11.15am
Official opening of ‘Sharing the Journey’
GIL Centre Founder Glenis Leitch


11.30am to 12.15pm
Story Telling in the Children’s Library
Sandra Agard


12.30pm to 1.30pm
Mask Making and Card Crafts in the Children’s Library
Group size 12 – Please book in advance


12.00pm to 1.00pm
‘Let’s Talk’
Facilitated by Glenis Leitch & Lascelles Dixon
Guest speaker Esther Stanford-Xosei (Soul Law)
Group size 20 – Please book in advance


2.00pm to 3.00pm
Discussion Group
Royston John (Director NCBI)
‘It’s Great To Be’ – strategies & techniques for individuals to use to feel proud and gain more pride for themselves
Group size 20 – please book in advance


3.30pm to 4.30pm
Discussion Group
Royston John (Director NCBI)
‘First Thoughts’ - Stereotyping and how this is played out in our everyday lives
Group size 20 – please book in advance

4.45pm to 5.00pm
GIL Centre Pupils Present:
‘The Spoken Word’
A selection of poems Guests-Lucreta LaPierre MBE (inspired Word) and
Dawna Lee
Main Library Area

4.45pm to 6.30pm
Film Night:
Imitation of Life/Love Thy Neighbour
Group Size 20 - Please book in advance


6.45pm to 7.00pm
Raffle Draw, Music by Zedekiah -African drum
Close-Glenis Leitch GIL Centre Founder

Time Sunday 20th March 2011

12.00pm-12.15pm
Official opening of ‘Sharing the Journey ‘
GIL Centre Founder Glenis Leitch and Eli Anderson Author/Poet


12.00pm to 1.30pm
Mask Making & Card Crafts Workshop in the Children’s Library
Group Size: 12 – Please book in advance


1.00pm to 2.00pm
‘Sharing Our Journeys’ - From Home to a New Country
Guests -Vista Reminiscence Group
Group size 20 – Please book in advance


1.30pm to 3.00pm
Board Games: In the Children’s Library
Group size 12 – 16 Please book in advance


2.00pm to 3.00pm
Discussion Group
Royston John (Director NCBI)
‘I Belong to this Family’
Group Size 20 Please book in advance


2.00pm to 3.30pm
Afternoon Film:
Brown Eyes, Blue Eyes/ The Motherland
Group Size 20 – Please book in advance


3.00pm to 3.30pm
Fashion Show
Main Library Area


3.45pm to 4pm
Raffle Draw and Close
Glenis Leitch GIL Centre Founder


WHEN: 19 & 20TH March


This is a community event and everyone is welcome to participate in and ‘share their journey.’

For more information and to reserve your place at any of the above events please contact
Forest Hill Library on 0208 699 2065 or email foresthilllibrary@lewisham.gov.uk

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foresthilllibrary


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18-03-2011 03:44 PM

This is great, free local community event with lots of activities for all ages.

Plenty of places at all events still available.

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