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Food For Thought Darlington - lots of exciting news, including next cookery class **Friday 31st January 2020**


Food For Thought Darlington (FFTD) are hosting their Friday morning cookery groups at St James the Great Church Hall, Albert Hill. DL12LX - the next session is this Friday 31st January and classesnow until the Easter Holidays at the beginning of April 2020. Please see attached poster for more information. Sessions are free to attend and all food and equipment is provided. Everyone is welcome to attend, and no experience is necessary.

Food For Thought Darlington are becoming a charity! They’d love to hear from anyone who might be interested putting themselves forward as a trustee, particularly anyone who has a background / skills in accountancy, funding applications and project management. Please contact Louise for more information, either email fftdarlo@gmail.com Facebook message LouiseLouiseLouise or ring or text her on 07815947215.

They have started a new partnership with Corporation Road Primary School, with a longer-term aim of setting up a community café for parents. It will take a while to build up good rapport with parents and they are planning to start with a few shred cookery sessions resulting in a community meal.  If you would be interested in finding out more, or getting involved in this project, please ring/text Louise on the number provided above!

They are currently working with Cornerstone Arts to develop a Food For Thought hub in the M&S building. This is a very exciting opportunity and they are looking forward to contributing to the development of a thriving arts and community centre in the town. There is a lot of work involved in realising this vision, and they are looking for people who would like to help make it happen. Please get in touch if you would like to be involved.


Upcoming Dates for your diaries:

Tuesday 28th Jan, 10am–1pm. Clean their new storage and kitchen area in Cornerstone Arts. Meet 10am, outside M&S

Friday 31st Jan, 9.30am-1.30pm.Cookery group, St James the Great church hall. Allan Street. DL12LX

Monday 3rd Feb, 10am-2pm. Move their stuff. Meet 10am, outside AVALON. Cars and strong people needed!

Thursday 6th Feb, 10am-3pm. Volunteer Fair at the Dolphin Centre – fancy helping them man their stall and recruit some new volunteers?

Friday 7th Feb, 9.30am-1.30pm. Cookery group., St James the Great church hall. Allan Street. DL12LX

Thursday 13th Feb, 12 midday. Move the kitchen from the Fire Station. TBC (depending on progress of work)

Friday 28th Feb, 10am-2pm. Free Food Hygiene Level 2 on-line workshop. Please contact Louise on the number provided above if you would like a place. 

Cookery groups will also be running on Friday March 6, 13, 20, 27 and April 3rd at St James Church Hall

Their next big community event will be on Saturday April 4th, 12.30-3.00 at St James Church hall





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