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Peg-it in the Groves

August 24 @ 6:30 pm - November 20 @ 7:30 pm
Clarence Gardens, Wiggington Road
York, YO31 8NS United Kingdom
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Join us for a fantastic peg-it session in The Groves, we'll be completing a series of mini workouts and running between different locations. This is a sociable and fun fitness session, if you can run for ten minutes without stopping, you'll definitely be fit enough! If you can run much further/faster, you have the option of taking on extra challenges to push yourself too - there is something for everybody. The meet point for the start of the session is on Haxby Road, opposite the end of Neville Street, right outside the park boundary. FAQs Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? Participants must be aged 16 or over What's the refund policy? We are unable to give refunds for this event but we are happy to transfer your ticket to someone else so long as you send us their details at least 24 hours before the session start time. What should I bring/wear? We're running around exercising outdoors. We don't run anywhere purposefully muddy but it's possible that you will get muddy, so wear trainers and clothes that you don't mind getting dirty and sweaty! We recommend that you carry water.

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5:45 pm

Centre for Language and Social Justice – Launch Event

October 4 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Temple Hall, University of York St John, Lord Mayor's Walk
York, YO31 7EX
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In October this year, York St John University will be launching a new Centre for Language and Social Justice Research (LSJ) as a forum where scholars from linguistics and other disciplines can come together to engage in language-based research which aims to promote social justice. The work of the Centre is premised upon the notion that social inequality and injustice is largely enacted through language. Therefore, to challenge and offer alternative language practices is a key means of effecting positive social change. LSJ aims to work for and with the communities who are intended to be the key beneficiaries of its activities. Language and social justice aligns with York St John University’s inclusive and socially transformative ethos and mission and reflects the history of the city of York with its community-focused philanthropic traditions. We see the Centre as contributing positively to the well-being of local communities in York and as engaging in collaborative activities with these communities. The Centre staff would like to invite you to attend the LSJ launch event as York St John University at 5.45pm on Friday 4th October 2019 During the event, there will be opportunities to: • learn about the activities of the Research Centre and the kind of work that they do; • discuss how your organization might become involved in collaborating with LSJ on research projects and other initiatives; • promote the work of your organization; • meet other individuals and organizations in the York area who have a social justice orientation Drinks and canapes will be provided. The event is free to attend but, for catering purposes, we do require people to register for the event. If you would like to attend then please register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/launch-of-the-centre-for-language-and-social-justice-research-tickets-65418625871

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7:30 pm

Cancer Research UK Shine Night Walk York

October 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Rowntree Park, Terry Ave
York, Terry Ave, York YO23 1JQ
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York, are you ready for a night to remember? Sign up to #ShineWalk today and take on a 10k night walk to raise money for groundbreaking cancer research!

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