14th April 2005, 6.30-9pm at Hope at Everton (RSVP)
This is the second of a series of open meetings about the meaning of Liverpool. The topic for this is: 'Enabling local grassroots organisations and supporting diverse culture within the cultural regeneration of Liverpool'.
A summary of the previous meeting is available for your information upon request.
Speakers who will be helping us to open up the discussion include Jim Bennett, local poet and educator, representatives from the Culture Company, and Dr. Martin Carey of Urban Hope.
Jim Bennet: local published poet and educationalist, active within the community as an artist working with various local groups at the grassroots. His book The Man Who Tried to Hug Clouds is published this month.
Dr.Martin Carey: Director of Urban Hope. Urban Hope is a wholly owned subsidiary company of Liverpool Hope University College with expertise in the areas of widening access, regeneration and enterprise. It prides itself on finding solutions to difficult urban challenges and on its track record in making a difference in the area of social justice and inclusion.
Alicia Smith and Eileen Willshaw from The Culture Company: Alicia Smith is Creative Neighbourhoods Manager, and Eileen Willshaw is Creative Heritage Manager. Together they will outline the work of The Culture Company, with specific reference to work at grassroots level.
Refreshments: free food and drink will be available. (Please RSVP to enable us to gauge the amount of food etc. needed.)
Parking is available on site.
Time: 6.30-9pm Place: The Grace Room, 1st floor of Hope at Everton (lift and stairs to the right as you enter the building).
For further information and to RSVP, please contact Chloe Mullett, contact details below (email is preferred).
Meeting Venue Address:
Deanery of Arts & Community
Liverpool Hope University College
Hope at Everton
Tel: 0151 291 3000
Best wishes, hope to see you on Thursday.
PS Hope at Everton is very central: on the corner of near the giant Office World in Liverpool City Centre.