Friends Together Project Plan.
6 Weeks of Chinese Craft delivered by members of Wah Hong group.
(Fiona from Was Hong will deliver first session on 17th November, (Making blossom flowers, she will ask the group what they would like to make) she was on holiday 25th November but will deliver 8th and 16th December. Then in January for further 3 weeks finishes on 19th January.
6 Week Indian Craft making delivered by South Asian Artist.
The artist Shaheen Shah to visit group next week and discuss ideas. Shaheen has delivered 3 weeks before christmas and will start delivery on 26th January to and 9th February.
10 Weeks seated exercise sessions at NYS for people over 55 veterans and wider community.
10 weeks community walks involving veterans and wider community members fostering new friendships.
( start in May Thrybergh county park, Wath Manvers lake, Ulley Reservoir, Matlock, Sherwood Forest, Not Yorkshire Moor, Yorkshire Sculpture Park.)
10 Weeks Reminiscence sessions, The Veterans will work with a local artist to produce a montage of narratives of their lived experience of life in the Armed Forces.
( Mark Granger will liaise with the artist Shaheen Shah )
A Trip to Thorsby Hall Military Museum will be organised for veterans and RUCST older people’s group Mature Millers.
( Mike Sedgley agreed to help with this )
A Trip to seaside for isolated veterans supported by our community coaches increasing intergenerational contact between young people and older people.
It was decided by the group to go to Skegness in June – Keith Newing will help with this.
Eid celebration event organised by Muslim women we work with, this will be a cultural event that breaks down barriers between people who may not otherwise meet and increase community cohesion.
In July 2018 group can decide what South Asian food they want.