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Schools and Visits – Week Commencing 23rd November 2015

November has seen a very busy month for the Open Centre with over 20 schools using our services. We have welcomed 737 visitors as part of our Faith Trails (87 more than last year), hosted 22 Workshops and hired out the Mobile Exhibition to 4 different places. On Monday – … read more »

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Schools and Visits – Week Commencing 16th November 2015

Before thinking about our visit this week, all the staff at The Open Centre would like to express our condolences to all the families, in all the countries around the world that have been affected by the recent terrorist attacks.Now more than ever it is important that people come together … read more »

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Schools and Visits – Week Commencing 9th November 2015

Such positive feedback last week and this week we have continued to provide even more quality services through our visits. Loscoe Primary School took part in 10 workshops throughout the day as part of a cultural awareness session including Marriage Workshops and Hindu Clay Diva Workshops linking to Diwali. Friarswood … read more »

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December Competition – Buy One Workshop, Get One Half Price!!!

********COMPETITION TIME************ BUY ONE GET ONE HALF PRICE To celebrate Diwali, we are offering one lucky school the chance to buy one workshop and win another one half price, for up to 30 children,  subject to availability of dates. All you need to do is to like this page, comment … read more »

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 – Poster Competition

Please use this link to take a look at the latest poster competition for HMD. This years theme is “Don’t Stand By”. Link to Poster Competition    

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Schools and Visits – Week Commencing 2nd November 2015

Even though last week was half term for many schools, the Open Centre still opened its doors to the University of Derby and their Education Students who participated in a faith trail. Jennifer Marshall – Senior Lecturer commented “The students really enjoyed it and the staff were superb! A really … read more »

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Competition Winner – October 2015 – Free Faith Trail or Workshop

Well done to Jenny Stone from Wren Park School – Derby. Who has won our competition for 30 children to receive a free faith trail or workshop of their choosing. (Competition Link) Keep a look out for similar competitions coming soon. Video of draw. October 2015 – Free faith Trail … read more »

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Local Faith Events – Multi Faith Centre

Please use this link to read more about the multi-faith events coming up in Derby. Multi-Faith Events

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Schools and Visits – Week Commencing the 19th October 2015

Another busy week here at the Open Centre with six schools experiencing the wonders of different cultures in Derby City. The week began with both mobile exhibitions being out in schools. One at Bramley Vale Primary School and the other at Fairfield Junior School in Buxton. Both made them an … read more »

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Schools and Visits – Week Commencing 12th October 2015

Culturally aware… the schools are this week, as we have had over 300 pupils visiting the places of worship in Normanton. Here are what some of the schools commented on regarding their visits… “Lots of interesting information and the children were fascinated by the whole experience.” -Portway Infant School “Children … read more »

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