Discovery Student Volunteering Swansea celebrate its 50th anniversary with a weekend full of fun

With support from the Big Lottery Fund, Discovery has organised a weekend full of activities to mark its fiftieth anniversary of helping the community with various activities planned across the weekend of Friday 17th June, Saturday 18th June and Sunday 19th June 2016.

Discovery 50 logo

Discovery will run a series of intergenerational workshops and exhibitions aimed at increasing volunteering and community participation. This grant of £5000 is from the Awards for All Wales fund for community workshops and activities, training for volunteers, publicity, exhibition materials, paint and art materials and transport.

Christine Watson MBE, Managing Director says “This funding means that we can actively engage many of our service users into our celebrations. It’s so important to us that we are inclusive and able to offer activities that are true to our aims and values. Being able to promote our work, past, current and future is important to the success of the next 50 years! “

To find out more please contact the Discovery Team Tel: 01792 295743 email: discovery@swansea.ac.uk, www.swansea.ac.uk/discovery, www.facebook.co.uk/discoverysvs

Event programme:

For more details and for Registration go to https://goo.gl/YzXcLr.  Discovery also has an app!  Go to https://discoverysvs.appsme.com to download free and go straight to the booking system for the events.

Abseil

Friday, 17 June 2016 09:00 - Saturday, 18 June 2016 18:00 (GMT)

Location: Fulton House, Swansea University, SA2 8PP.

Yesteryear Music Quiz 

Friday, 17 June 2016 19:00 - 21:30 (GMT)

Location: JC's, Fulton House, Swansea University, SA2 8PP.

£2.00

The Big Paint Morning 

Saturday, 18 June 2016 09:00 - 13:00 (GMT)

Location: Port Tennant  (transport provided from Fulton House)

Bay Campus Tour 

Saturday, 18 June 2016 10:00 - 15:00 (GMT)

Location: Fulton House, Swansea University, SA2 8PP.

The Big Paint Afternoon

Saturday, 18 June 2016 13:00 - 16:00 (GMT)

Location: Port Tennant (transport provided from Fulton House)

The Big Beach Clean 

Sunday, 19 June 2016 11:00 - 12:30 (GMT)

Location: University Beach Front (meet at Fulton House)

Family BBQ & Games

Sunday, 19 June 2016 13:00 - 15:00 (GMT)

Location: 360 Watersports, Mumbles Road, Swansea, SA2 0AY.

£12.95 (Standard)

£10.00 (Early)

Memories of Discovery Drop-in Session

Saturday, 18 June 2016 10:00 - 14:00 (GMT)

Location: Fulton House, Swansea University, SA2 8PP.

Keeping true to Discovery’s aims Saturday will be a day of workshops and professional talks, epitomising everything Discovery does. This is an opportunity to hear presentations about the changing face of Swansea and Discovery’s part in that. Workshops are: Changing perceptions of disability Children’s rights and the future of the UNCRC Poverty in Swansea 1966-2016 and beyond A Discovery into global citizenship People will have a choice to attend two of these thought provoking workshops, based around different aspects of Discovery’s work, each lasting no more than one hour

Workshop - Changing Perceptions of Disability 

Saturday, 18 June 2016 10:30 - 13:00 (GMT)

Location: Fulton House, Swansea University, SA2 8PP.

Morning (10:30-11:30am)

Afternoon (12:00-1:00pm)

Workshop - Children's Rights and the future of the UNCRC 

Saturday, 18 June 2016 10:30 - 13:00 (GMT)

Location: Fulton House, Swansea University, SA2 8PP.

Morning (10:30-11:30am)

Afternoon (12:00-1:00pm)

Workshop - Poverty In Swansea 1966 - 2016 

Saturday, 18 June 2016 10:30 - 13:00 (GMT)

Location: Fulton House, Swansea University, SA2 8PP.

Morning (10:30-11:30am)

Afternoon (12:00-1:00pm)

Workshop - Global Citizenship 

Saturday, 18 June 2016 10:30 - 13:00 (GMT)

Location: Fulton House, Swansea University, SA2 8PP.

Morning (10:30-11:30am)

Afternoon (12:00-1:00pm)