Poster competition display

This year The Urswick School has taken part in the annual poster competition on the theme of Homes and Pastimes, Old and New.  All entries will be on display at Hackney Central Library from 7-29 June.


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Exhibition to celebrate Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month

The Traveller Movement is celebrating GRTHM with an art exhibition displaying culture, photography, poetry and much more.  Work has come in from members of the GRT community as well as people who work within these communities.

The exhibition is an enlightening showcase of culture and heritage as well a walk around the work that the Traveller Movement has done throughout the years.

The exhibition will run until the end of July, and the Resource for London is open from 9am – 5pm.  The address for this exhibition is RFL, 356 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PA.

For more information contact:

Sabrina M Franklin
Information and Quality Co-ordinator

Wednesday 9am – 5pm

Tel: 0207 607 2002

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GRTHM June 2017 classroom resources

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller history month (GRTHM) June 2017 classroom resources

Following 20 April headteacher’s briefing where GRTHM resource packs were distributed, electronic versions of the lesson plans, powerpoint presentations and assembly scripts are now available

For those who do not have a pack, or would like additional packs or advice about how to celebrate GRTHM in your school, please contact Liz des Vignes: 

 Tel: 07545 412 220
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Apple Horse Fair 8-14th June 2017

Appleby Horse Fair

Appleby Horse Fair is a weekend event. In 2017 the main days for visitors will be  Friday 9th , Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th June 2017. If you come on the Monday or Tuesday afterwards you may be disappointed as there may be very little to see. 

Appleby Horse Fair Market – Public Hall

There is a market held in the Public Hall for Horse Fair. Stalls cost £10 per day with an understanding that all stall holders stay for the full 5 days.  If you would like to arrange a stall please contactclerkatapplebytowndotorgdotuk  (phmanageratapplebytowndotorgdotuk)  .   

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International Romani Day April 8, 2017

International Romani Day will be celebrated on April 08, 2017. The International Romani Day is a day to celebrate Romani culture and a civil awareness day. It is recognized on worldwide basis, as Romani people are spread all over the world, especially in Europe and in America.
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  • Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month

    GRTHM started in Brent in 2001. With endorsement from Parliament in 2007 GRTHM went national in 2008 and is now celebrated throughout the UK each June.

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