Connecting Communities-Telford and Wrekin

Start Date:
3rd November 2019

End Date:
3rd November 2019

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Event title: Connecting Communities-Telford and Wrekin
Venue: The Place, Oakengates Theatre, Lime Walk, Oakengates TF2 6EP
Name: Community Connectors
Telephone: 01952 382133
Event description: This is an afternoon of fun and celebration. Join us for Dance and Entertainment by the communities of Telford. Residents are invited to a free  event which will celebrate the diversity of the borough on Sunday 3 November.


Telford & Wrekin Council cabinet member Raj Mehta is using his role to promote inclusivity by hosting the event which will bring together local community groups to promote mutual understanding


The event will comprise an exhibition and activities from 2 pm – 4.30 pm with stalls set up by groups and organisations to showcase what they offer.  Activities will take place at The Wakes and The Place, they will include:

  • Chinese calligraphy and tea making
  • Sikh martial arts
  • Indian Yoga Guru workshop
  • Contemporary Indian dance workshop
  • YMCA Pebble art
  • Displays of traditional dress from different regions of India and Asia
  • Sample foods from many different cultures
  • Music and singing
  • Army cadet climbing wall (subject to weather)
  • Information stands from many different community groups.

The afternoon will be completed with a multicultural variety performance in the main theatre auditorium from 5-7 pm.

Dr. Dheeraj P. Joshi, Consulate General of India in Birmingham, will be teaching a yoga workshop open to beginners through to more advanced yogis at The Wakes from 2.30 – 4 pm.

Some activities and workshops may be limited on a first come first served basis.

For further information email or call 01952 382133

Connecting Communities Telford

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