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Leaving the Familiar: Creativity Day 2017

Leaving the Familiar: Creativity Day 2017
February 16, 2017 Judith Simms

**  Some postal bookings have gone astray after being sent to the wrong PO Box address. The address has now been corrected on the booking form, but if you’re worried that your booking may not have arrived, please either email or telephone 0300 030 9873 and we’ll let you know. Thanks  **

Saturday 20th May 2017,  10.00am – 3.30pm  at The Quaker Meeting House, Liverpool   L1 3BT

An event organised jointly by MWiB and Shoreline Conversations

During the morning there will be opportunity to attend one of six workshops, which will take place at different venues around the City Centre. Workshops include photography (, visits to the Albert Dock and International Slavery Museum ( and the Metropolitan and Anglican Cathedrals (,  spiritual conversation using the resources created especially for Methodist Women in Britain (, baking bread and sharing conversation at Somewhere Else (, and seeking Street Wisdom on the city streets ( You can find further details of the workshops on the booking form, available to download below.

The afternoon options will allow time to consolidate and share together the learning experiences of the morning, with sessions led by Anne Browse on slavery and refugees, by Mark Davis of Shoreline Conversations, by Mark Howard creatively using the morning’s photographs, creative writing facilitated by Jude Simms or Street Wisdom with Lynne Ling.

Children and young people are welcome to join their parents for the morning activities. A crèche may be provided from 1.45 to 3.30pm if required; please book by 15 April with the names and ages of your children.

Please advise us of any dietary or mobility needs. The building is accessible to all, has disabled facilities, a lift to all floors, and an induction loop system. There is a secure garage which has a bike rack and one parking space reserved for Blue-Badge holders.

Travel by public transport is recommended. The venue is a 3-minute walk from Liverpool Central station and a 6-minute walk from either Liverpool Lime Street station or the Liverpool ONE bus station.

The nearest car parks are Q-Park Hanover Street L1 4AF or Q-Park Vernon Street L2 2HJ (£14 for 5-10 hours). All-day parking for £4 is available at 38 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5TB, a 9-minute walk to the venue.

Cost: there is no set charge for the day, but realistic donations to help defray costs would be appreciated. Please note that there will be no collection for other causes during the closing reflections.


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