2017 new years party

Very pleased with the success of the New Year Party on Jan 20, 2017 at the Combined Social Club in Cowes. The Team Friendship group of Equals worked hard to raise £258 for food and raffles. Thank you all of you and to your friends that comes along. Hope to see you one more soon!

Pumpkin Lunch

Have a look at the photos from the pumpkin lunch on our Facebook page.

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You're invited to join the Friendships Group team for  trip to London on 26th November 2016.

  • Christmas Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Tickets £25 Adult, 12.50 child

Pick up 6.45am at the Red Funnel Terminal Car Park in East Cowes.

Return to the same place by 23.55pm

A few seats are left. Booking deadline 15 October 2016

See our Facebook page for further details

The trip to London which was due to take place on 26th November 2016 has been cancelled.

This was due to lack of target number to pay the advance deposit.

Apologies to those who wanted to go.

The next Equals IW Management Committee meeting will be held

  • 09:30 on 22 October 2016
  • at Newport Police Station

The next Equals IW Management Committee meeting will be held

  • 10.00 am on Saturday 26 November 2016
  • at Newport Police Station
An Open Invitation to Equals Group members to join Shirley, Sam and I with Justin and Team at the Land Project on Monday 20th June 2016 for a BBQ and Fun Evening 6pm to 8pm. Welcome to bring the Children and Dads. Shirley and I will be meeting in Newport around 5.15pm with others to travel over to Shanklin. Please come along and join in the fun. Donations would be appreciated to help cover the cost of food etc. There will also be plants and veg (hopefully), eggs etc. for sale so don’t forget your money! Kind regards Mark.

EqualsIW is to support the New Carnival Committee in their request for Heritage Lottery Funding Mardi Gras 2017 - India - 'Colour and Chaos'.

EqualsIW are interested in the India/Osborne HouseDurbar Room project which will highlight diversity through the heritage of Queen Victoria’s Indian staff.

 

Large Scale Equals Event Proposed

It was suggested having a large scale Equals multicultural event sometime next year.

  • The title to be generic including all ethnicities
  • Late July next year
  • Provisionally at County show ground
  • Equals to have a stall to raise awareness of diversity on the Island
  • Opportunity to raise fund for Equals.

Friendship Group

An idea was discussed as to whether the Friendship Group can do cookery classes to raise funds.

  • People could bring ingredients
  • Learn cooking
  • Enjoy eating variety of dishes.

Next Equals meeting 09:30 on 22 October 2016 at Newport Police Station

EqulsIW is considering a Gentleman’s Friendship Group to complement the successful Friendship Group for Ladies. Discussion included

  • Where to held meetings
  • How and where to advertise
  • Launch date

EqualsIW continues to be involved in supportinng the New Carnival Committee in their request for Heritage Lottery Funding Mardi Gras 2017 - India - 'Colour and Chaos'.

EqualsIW are helping research the India/Osborne House Durbar Room with the aim of highlighting diversity through the heritage of Queen Victoria’s Indian staff.

Update:

The next committee meeting is January 28th at 10.00 at Newport Police Station