Thursday, 16 May 2013

UPDATE ON CHRISTIAN AID CAMPAIGN

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I would like to update you on activities leading up to the G8 summit on 16 and 17 June.

Saturday 8 June – London
We have a bus calling at Nottingham – Loughborough – Leicester – London. The bus will leave Nottingham Trent Vineyard around 7am, The Moseley Complex Loughborough 7.45am and All Nations Church, Frog Island,  Leicester LE3 5AG,  8.30am to arrive in London for the ecumenical service at Westminster hall at 11.30am. Pick up points and timings tbc. Seats on the bus are £20 per passenger (which includes a £10 deposit to secure your seat).

Saturday 15 June – Belfast
We will put on a minibus calling at Nottingham – Derby - Stoke on Trent to meet an IF coach from Stoke to Belfast. The minibus will leave Grangewood Methodist Church, Nottingham mid-afternoon on Friday 14 June to reach Stoke in time for the 6.45pm bus. The cost of this Belfast journey is £40 and includes coach, ferry and overnight accommodation (church hall) with £20 of this as a deposit.

Events in the East Midlands:
Monday 3 June
“IF Faith can move mountains” Prayer and Proclamation evening for the IF Campaign, 7.30 at All Nations Church, Frog Island,  Leicester LE3 5AG
Friday 7 June
Derby Cathedral Hunger Event
3.30-8pm
Derby Cathedral, 18-19 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3GP
You are invited to join us for a day of action and reflection on a local, national, and international level at Derby Cathedral. Featuring contributions from:
  • The Rt. Hon Andrew Mitchell MP, former Secretary of State for International Development
  • Jahangir Malik OBE, Islamic Relief
  • Barry Johnstone, Christian Aid, ,
  • Fiona Twycross, ('hunger tsar' to the London Mayor),
  • Fair Shares UK and launch of Fair Shares Derby and Derbyshire
3.30pm programme begins, 5.30pm summit reception, 6pm-8pm evening lecture & discussion with Andrew Mitchell MP.
You are welcome to come to one or all parts of this event and refreshments will be available.
For more information or to book you free place please visit www.hungersummit2013.eventbrite.co.uk or contact Martin Gage on 01509 754767, mgage@christian-aid.org.
Plus
Thursday 6 June
I hope to see you at one of these,
All good wishes,

Martin
Martin Gage
Legacy and Regional Coordinator
East Midlands
 * Christian Aid Office, Suite 2, Ground Floor,
Block A, The Moseley Complex, Derby Road, Loughborough, LE11 5AH. 
( 01509 754767 (direct line)
(01509 265013

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