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Co-operative Picnics: This is an example of a co-operative networking day and educational conference organised by First Question Co-operaive and Co-ops East in 2014. We loved this event as it was throughly co-operative.
Click the above link to get a downloadable flier, a guide to holding your picnic during co-ops fortnight and an offer from East of England Coop for £1 off picnic supplies and a chance to win £100.
WHERE: The Common Room. St. Laurence Church on St. Benedict's Street, Norwich, NR2 4PE www.thecommonroom.so. This venue is a fantastic community project which is fantastic for co-operative community projects. Please note facilities are limiited so access is via steps and portaloo is the only basic bathroom facilities. There are others on the street in cafe's and pubs.
WHEN: Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th July. 2014.
WHY: As part of Co-ops Fortnight, Co-ops are coming together from all over the eastern region. Sharing food by everyone bringing something is very co-operative. There will also be games, fun art activities, a film and lots of friendly co-of folk.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
12-2pm Lunchtime shared picnic. Teas and Coffee laid on. Bring a picnic to share and network with co-ops and locals. All welcome. Free
2-4pm Co-operative themed Tradeschool Norwich www.tradeschool/norwich
online to be a tutor / share your skills.
online to book a place on the various lessons on offer. Free
Lord Mayors Parade 5pm- 7.30pm approx. Google for more info.
8-9.30pm RE-IMAGINING EDUCATION
come from 7.30 to netwrok and stay till 10pm. Bring your own Bottle if you want a tipple.
Co-operative Education and Alternative Ideas from Local Teachers as well as guest such as Summerhill. Suitable for anyone interested in education including pupils. Free but please book at bottom of page.
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Norwich Lanes Festival will see the streets around us pedestrianized. Lots to do and the Coop Picnic with art activities and games is reapeated.
Common Room Artists are displaying their work as well so come and see the creativity.
Contact us for dates, venues and prices.