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February Luncheon 2016

Threadneedle Street, EC2R 8JB

We are delighted that we will be welcoming Fr Andrew Stringfellow who will talk to us about “the power of living on the margins”.

Fr Andrew is a catholic priest working in the inner city of Manchester for the last ten years and is also sought as a speaker on leadership and education.   He is the founder of the Safe Gorton Project (www.safe-gorton.com/vision).   Gorton is now one of the most socially deprived wards in the country, with anti-social behaviour a constant concern and unemployment greatly higher than the national average.   The Project  was established to offer young members of the community the opportunity to eliminate violence and crime through the power of music and performing, in order to restore hope in their community whilst engendering respect and social unity. 

Fr Andrew will share his experiences  and touching / inspirational stories and challenge us to consider the power of living on the margins.   Safe Gorton were winners of the AVIVA Community Fund award in 2015 and in association with Willis,  presented Beyond the Lights Concert in the Willis Auditorium in October 2015. 

Speakers

Father Stringfellow 2

Father Andrew Stringfellow

Catholic Priest and founder of the Safe Gorton Project

The Safe Gorton Project

Venue

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The Merchant Taylors' Hall

The Merchant Taylors' Hall, Threadneedle Street, EC2R 8JB

Stations

  • Bank
  • Liverpool Street

Contact

  • 020 7450 4445