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July Newsletter

June 2021 Newsletter Dear Friends, Welcome to our July newsletter, brought to you in the bittersweet aftermath of one of our most thrilling national sporting moments. Football might not be your thing, but it seems we can all celebrate this remarkable group of young men who have shared highly personal stories of their ascent to professional… read more »

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Ten Eyed Aliens and Intergalactic Football!

Nick Sharratt’s Space Draw-along with BrightSTAR at West Blatchington Primary and Nursery School on Monday 12 July 2021. How would you draw an alien that has ten eyes, nine noses, seven arms and three tummy buttons? The children of West Blatchington Primary and Nursery School rose to this creative challenge this week with inspiration from… read more »

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Volunteer Voices – Sally’s Interview

Continuing with our new Volunteer Voices section, this week our amazing Project Coordinator and Volunteer Manager Ricardo interviewed our incredible volunteer Sally. Sally has been with Little Green Pig for over four years, during which time she has been a huge help to us over so many amazing projects, including The Barge project and BrightSTAR…. read more »

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June Newsletter

June 2021 Newsletter Dear friends, Hooray, summer has finally arrived!  After the deluge that May brought, how lovely is it to enjoy the great outdoors again?  23rd June is National Writing Day run by First Story. To link in with this the National Literacy Trust has just released new research on the power of writing to enhance wellbeing… read more »

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Volunteer Voices – Ben’s Interview

In May our lovely Project Coordinator and Volunteer Manager Ricardo interviewed our wonderful volunteer Ben. Ben has been with Little Green Pig for over two years and has given regular support to our Tuesday club. Ben has some incredible stories to share about his time here with us at Little Green Pig. If you’re interested… read more »

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May Newsletter

Dear Friends, Welcome to our May newsletter brought to you with palpable excitement at the opportunity to gather together again and attend the cultural smorgasbord that the Brighton Festival and Fringe have on offer. We are delighted that our festival event, Amplified, has not only sold out but will be introduced in person by this year’s curator and… read more »

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April Newsletter

Dear Friends, Welcome to our April newsletter which we hope finds you as lifted as we are!  With our Brighton based club members returning to regular after school workshops, our Eastbourne and Worthing clubs building to their project finales and our BrightSTAR residency at West Blatchington kicking back into action, it feels so heartening to… read more »

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March Newsletter

March 2021 Newsletter Is Lockdown the nearest we humans have come to hibernation?  As the days grow longer and we begin to peek through our doors and windows, anticipating the first tentative steps into the outside world as we once knew it, we’re thinking of our children and young people as they navigate the uncertain climate of… read more »

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February 2021 Newsletter

Dear friends, The longest January and now, the coldest February? With World Book Daynearly upon us and digital fatigue peaking, it’s the perfect time to hunker down with a good read and disappear into an alternative reality.  That said, there are some fantastic online events taking place over three days including the World Book Day Special… read more »

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January Newsletter

Dear Friends, We’re thrilled to wish you a Happy New Year, albeit now we’ve nudged into February!! The festive season has been one of contrasts with the chance to gather briefly with loved ones before being locked down again but we’re keeping focused on the positive shafts of light that have broken through the clouds. The… read more »

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