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Friday, May 17, 2013

The Common Room: Make Day - Sat 18 May, 11am - 4pm

Following on from two prototype days, The Common Room at St Lawrence's Church is holding a Make Day and inviting people to be part of taking the project to the next stage.

The Common Room could transform St Laurence's Church into a new type of shared space, made and shaped collectively, and run on the principles of collaboration, connection and resourcefulness.

You could host meet ups, start new projects or develop your business ideas. It could be a workspace, workshop, communal dining room, or growing space.... What happens there can be up to you.

There are lots of exciting ideas, potential opportunities and a high level of interest from many different people:

"Norwich really needs a centre for all of its many creative people to come together & support each other and benefit from each other's experience."
"The Common Room should encourage activities and projects  within the local community, shaped by the local community.  I would love to both teach and be taught here."
 "A community workshop would allow people tolearn new skills and do things for themselves. 
It could have so much potential, for businesses too."

There are new parts we need to design, build and create together including: membership, activities equipment and economic models
So we would now like to invite you to come to the Make Day and join us in collectively creating the building blocks needed to take The Common Room forward.

RSVP: http://commonroommakeday.eventbrite.co.uk

We look forward to meeting and making together! For further details on membership and becoming involved see The Common Room project page,

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Image: Herbs for Resilience Trade School class by Mark Watson, Common Room, February 2012