Quick Updates

Hi Colleagues

Hope you are all doing well.

Next Network Meeting (Online) – 17 December 2021 @ 10.30am

Our next Network Meeting will take place online on 17 December 2021 @ 10.30am. This session will give us an opportunity to focus on learning from the past year, and look ahead to 2022. We are keen to find out how we can support you more in 2022, including new activities or services we could implement in the New Year. To book a place visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/network-meeting-december-2021-tickets-167493051225

Did you know that…...

That business rates is reduced for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses, some of the hardest hit throughout the pandemic? This was set out in the Chancellor’s recent announcement.

Heritage Compass – great opportunity, read on to find out more!

Applications now live for Heritage Compass! 

Heritage Compass is delighted to announce that the final round of applications is open from now until midday 16th December! Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through the recruitment period.

Join 300 other heritage organisations across England and help your heritage organisation to thrive over this free year-long programme, all made possible thanks to the ongoing support of the National Lottery Heritage Fund. We’re proud to partner on this programme led by Cause4 along with Creative United / the Arts Marketing Association.

Want to learn more about what you’ll get out of Heritage Compass?

Join Head of Programme Shirley Lundstram at a free Q&A:

  • Thursday 18th November 2021, midday – 1pm
  • Thursday 9th December 2021, midday – 1pm 

Reserve your space at either one of the Q&As here.

Apply for the programme now here!

Community Choir Festival

Join us online or in person at Upper Norwood Library Hub for our first ever Community Choir Festival. The festival celebrates community choirs both near and far in an evening of choral excellence. Seven community choirs will lead us through their creative creations. This event is sure to lift hearts and settle souls. There are two livestreamed events in November and a grand festival on 12 December at UNLH, this will also be livestreamed.

For more information and details of how to book, visit: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/uppernorwoodlibraryhub/595985

Thank you.