Category Archives: Blog

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 »

Week beginning 13 August

We welcome pianist Masahiro Yamaguchi back to Emmanuel on Wednesday 15 August at 1pm, and he brings first-time performer William Bass to accompany him on cello – a warm welcome to William on his first visit to Emmanuel!  Together, they will perform the following programme: Debussy  “Clair de lune” from Suite Bergamasque Haydn Piano Sonata Hob.XVI:31… Read More »