WORD brings arts, libraries and communities together to work creatively and to make connections, reducing isolation and loneliness. The first day of WORD2019 – Monday 17 June 2019 – is also the first day of Refugee Week 2019 and national Loneliness Aware Week 2019. WORD2019 is pleased and proud to support and celebrate these important initiatives:
Refugee Week 17 – 23 June 2019 – a nationwide programme of arts, cultural and educational events that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK, and encourages a better understanding between communities.
Loneliness Awareness Week 17-21 June 2019 – a campaign to reduce the stigma of loneliness by The Marmalade Trust #LetsTalkLoneliness