The first ever West Norwood Soup – micro grants for local projects takes place on Thursday 29 January between 6:30 and 8:30pm. The event costs £10.

Otter Trading
17 Knights Hill
London SE27 0HS

Buy a ticket and get a delicious hot meal plus one vote for a project. Come and meet friends, support a high street business, and help a local project develop.

3 projects will pitch on the night. 50% of the ticket price goes to a local cafe to cover the meal and 50% goes to the projects.

A 6 WEEK SEASON OF 50 CIVIC PARTICIPATION OPPORTUNITIES

For 6 weeks Open Works spills out across West Norwood with;

Weekly Great Cook communal cooking
Two shared high street shops full of local makers
Trade School classes in everything from looking after your new baby, to upcycling clothing, or social media
Fruit tree planting in lots of shared green spaces
Public Office co- working in cafes
West Norwood Soup dinner and micro- granting;
and ending in a huge celebration Pot Luck meal.

Whatever you are interested in, there is something to join. Here are the full listings – http://www.theopenworks.org/events/?view=calendar&month=January-2015