Happy Holidays!

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Full Circle Docklands Holidays

We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for the generous support received in 2016 (financial and otherwise).

Special mention to our Sponsors and Partners.

Our opening times over the Holiday season are below:

The building will be closed from Friday 23rd December.
It will reopen on Wednesday 4th from 10am and we will be back with our various activities from Tuesday 10th of January 2017.

Make sure you keep in touch to stay updated on what’s on next year.

We wish you all the best for the Holiday Season and a very fruitful New Year 2017!

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“Happy Holidays” from Full Circle @Docklands!

We would like to thank everyone for the generous support received this year financial and otherwise.

The office will be closed from Wednesday 23rd of December 2015 to Sunday 3rd of January 2016.

It will reopen on Monday 4th of January 2016 and we will be back with our various activities from the 12th of January 2016.

Make sure you keep in touch to stay updated on what’s on next year.

We wish you all the best for the Holiday Season and a prosperous New Year 2016!

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Free Carnival Workshop Throughout August & September

All local children, young people and families are invited to take part in a free Carnival workshop throughout August & September at Docklands.
There will be opportunities to learn about the Carnival culture, get practical with making the costumes and much more.

For more information, please contact:

Amirah Cole on 07 783 054 583 and/or email info@fullcircleproject.org.uk

Location: Docklands Youth Centre.
Brigstocke Road, St Paul’s,
Bristol, BS2 8UA

Check out the images below for the programme of activities!

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“Season’s Greetings” from Full Circle @Docklands!

As the year ends, Full Circle Youth & Family Project would like to thank YOU reader for the support and also everyone who has contributed to our expansion.

Make sure you stay in touch to find out more about what’s happening next year.

We will be back with our activities from the week starting on the 12th of January 2015.

Read more about what’s happening at Docklands.

We wish you all the best for the Holiday Season and a prosperous New Year!

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Free reading group on Black British Poetry

To celebrate Black History Month in October, Full Circle is hosting free reading meetings starting on the 13th of October and running for 5 weeks on Black British Poetry for anyone who is interested in learning more about the breadth and diversity of poetry from Britain’s many BME communities. Read more below.

Contact: arts-fyah@bristol.ac.uk and delroy@fullcircleproject.org.uk

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Creative internships for 18-24 years young

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Get your first step on the ladder in a creative career!

Did you know that you do not have to be a graduate to become an intern?

Have you always dreamt of working in the creative or cultural industries in Bristol?

Are you aged between 18-24 years young? Have you been registered *unemployed for 6 months?

All you need is a passion for the creative & cultural industries, a willingness to learn on the job and a professional approach to your work!

Read more about 6 Month – Full Time Paid Creative Jobs!

Full Circle & Aspiration Creation Elevation (ACE) CIC secure management of Docklands Youth Club

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From left to right : Hans and Charelle (ACE), Delroy (Full Circle)

Community Organisations Full Circle & Aspiration Creation Elevation (ACE) CIC secure management of Docklands Youth Club / St Pauls Settlement.

St Pauls Community Organisations Full Circle and ACE CIC are delighted to announce their success in securing a 15 year lease from Bristol City Council as the new managers of Docklands Youth Centre / St Paul’s Settlement .

Following Bristol City Council’s announcement in 2013 to offer a management lease for the Docklands Youth Club as part of a Community Asset Transfer process, a consultation to assess the needs and wishes of children and young people locally was led by Full Circle and ACE. Young people and local resident users of the building and its services expressed an overwhelmingly majority interest for Full Circle and ACE to secure management and continue delivery of existing services and youth activities.

Full Circle charity have been running family support and activities in St Pauls since 1980 and together with ACE formed in 2013 by Darren Lynch-Burton, Hans Soghe and Cherelle Grant have been successfully running existing youth activities and community groups at Docklands for the past year. Currently over 100 local young people per week visit the Docklands Youth site to attend music production, sports activities, employability sessions, homework clubs, summer clubs and mentoring sessions. The centre is also home to women’s groups offering basketball and community support.

Docklands Settlement was set up in Bristol in 1924 by Sir Reginald Kennedy Cox. The first centres were set up in London, to serve the youth of the dockers in slum areas offering refuge, cultural activities and sports. Throughout the later years Docklands Youth Club/St Pauls Settlement continued to offer arts and music activities producing and influencing many Bristol’s music talents.

Situated in Brigstocke Road St Pauls, the centre is situated in one of the most overall deprived neighbourhoods of Bristol and is the only one of its kind in the area. With this in mind our shared vision is to build on our work with young people and to develop new creative arts & media, sports, educational and training programmes.

Full Circle and ACE CIC trustees and Directors would like to thank all the individuals and organisations that have supported this process especially the young people who attend the youth projects, our staff and volunteers, Patsy Newton & The Ethical Property Foundation, Elaine Flint & Social Enterprise Works, Caroline Oldland, Knightstone Housing, Rethink, Ujima Radio, St Paul’s Unlimited, Cllrs Gus Hoyt & Rob Telford, Bristol City Council, Unite the Union, Voscur and most importantly the community of St Pauls, Bristol.

For further information please contact delroy@fullcircleproject.org.uk

Summer Holidays Activities Programme 2014

Full Circle’s Summer holidays activities programme is up. Starting on the 28th of July and ending on the 29th of August. Save the dates!

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