Category Archives: Blog

Week beginning 1 April

We are looking forward to the return of Tim Palmer (tenor) and Hugh Taylor (piano) to Emmanuel this coming Wednesday, 3 April at 1pm, for a recital of German Lieder music in our Lunchtime Concert series. The full programme will be as follows: Beethoven: An die ferne Geliebte Schumann: Liederkreis Op24 (Heine) Mahler: Lieder eines… Read More »

Fair Trade Fortnight 2019

It’s Fair Trade Fortnight from 25 February till 10 March, and this year’s theme is CHOCOLATE!  Come and sample our delicious chocolate cake and other treats in the Fair Shares Cafe, open 10.30 till 3.00, Tuesday to Friday.

Rainbow Cakes in the Fair Shares Cafe

Next week is half-term; and it also happens to be the first anniversary of our accreditation by the Encompass Network as a Safer Space for LGBT+ visitors.  So the Fair Shares Cafe is celebrating with astonishing rainbow-themed food, from Tuesday 19 February to Friday 22 February from 10.30am to 3pm each day.  Come and sample… Read More »

‘Creation’ – a stunning exhibition in Emmanuel

You will not want to miss the stunning exhibition by artist Sue Symons currently on display in Emmanuel. On loan from the Bible Society, it tells the Creation story in paint, embroidery and multi-media and took 2 years to create.  The 42 panels are breathtaking and intricate, and really have to be seen to be… Read More »

We are hiring!

The Fair Shares Café is looking for an enthusiastic Catering Assistant to join the team in our friendly City Centre community café. We are run as a partnership between Downing Place United Reformed Church and Eddie’s, a local charity supporting people with learning disabilities.  You will be preparing food and serving meals alongside our volunteers,… Read More »