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Darte News Month by Month - October 2015

(Posted: 2015-11-08 | Organization: Projecto Darte | Category: Member Reports)

Dear all,

Attached is our monthly newsletter with the news from October, of which I highlight:

  • We are working with 60 young people this term and have 8 volunteers giving us a total amount of 30h per week. 
  • Some Darte Students asked me to tell you this: 

    ““Please, say thank you to all those who give you these things 
    for you to come here and work with us.”

Wishing you all a great month,

Margarida Seruya

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Little Choir

(Posted: 2015-10-14 | Organization: The Anglican Chaplaincy of St. Paul | Category: Member Reports)

Last Friday “The Little Choir” gave a performance at St Paul’s and afterwards presented Fr Ian with a scenic picture taken in Cornwall.

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Darte News Month by Month - September 2015

(Posted: 2015-10-02 | Organization: Projecto Darte | Category: Member Reports)

September zoomed by and we strongly believe that this is going to be a great year!

Please find attached our newsletter with our news from September of which I highlight:

  • The restart of the Darte Sessions in 3 of the 6 places where we will be this year.
  • A new member in the Darte Team.
  • Month dedicated to our volunteers.
  • Sponsors hoghlighted this month: KIA, Fundação PT, Quinta do Pinto.

Hope you enjoy your reading.
Best wishes,
Margarida Seruya

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The Portuguese National Archives will host the Magna Carta in Portugal in December

(Posted: 2015-09-23 | Organization: The British Embassy and Consulate | Category: British Embassy Reports)

The British Embassy in Lisbon, in partnership with the National Archives - Torre do Tombo, are pleased to announce  that Portugal will be one of the countries included in the Magna Carta Global Tour,  to commemorate its 800 years.   Over the course of four months an original version of the Magna Carta from 1217 and the only surviving King’s Writ from Runnymede in 1215, on loan from Hereford Cathedral, will  tour seven countries and four continents, travelling a total of approximately 65,000 miles.  The tour will include New York, Luxembourg, China, Australia, Singapore, Malta and Portugal, in the second week of December.

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Darte News Month by Month - July 2015

(Posted: 2015-07-31 | Organization: Projecto Darte | Category: Member Reports)

We are finishing the 2015/2016 school year with the attached newsletter of July.

This month we had Summer Workshops, meetings and lots of work to guarantee that the next year is going to be as successful as this one. We believe it will be!

I wish you all a very good holiday,

Margarida Seruya.

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Lisbon Players 2015 / 2016 Season

(Posted: 2015-07-22 | Organization: The Lisbon Players | Category: Member Reports)

Have a look at Lisbon Players new 2015/2016 season!

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Darte News Month by Month - June 2015

(Posted: 2015-07-04 | Organization: Projecto Darte | Category: Member Reports)

June flew by and attached you can find the newsletter about what we have been doing.

The Darte Asas was a huge success and we are working on a special edition to let you know all about it.

The highlights of the month are:

  • End of another school year of Darte Sessions
  • Visits from the actresses Marta Melro and Margarida Vila-Nova.
  • A chair in the Lisbon Zoo.
  • Team building morning in the SIMAR for 40 employees.
  • Darte Session in the Talents School of Apoio À Vida.
  • Lunch in IES.

Wishing you a great July,

Margarida Seruya

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Darte News Month by Month - May 2015

(Posted: 2015-06-06 | Organization: Projecto Darte | Category: Member Reports)

Download the Newsletter here.

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Darte Asas 2015

(Posted: 2015-05-26 | Organization: Projecto Darte | Category: Charitable Events)

Darte Asas 2015 is coming up!

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IEP Director awarded Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit by the Republic of Poland

(Posted: 2015-05-22 | Organization: The Institute for Political Studies | Category: British Community Council)

The Institute for Political Studies hereby congratulates Professor João Carlos Espada for the award, last May 12, of the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit by the Republic of Poland – an award assigned to “foreigners who have contributed in an exceptional way for international cooperation and for the cooperation between the Republic of Poland and other countries”. (In January 2012, Professor João Carlos Espada was awarded the Bene Merito Distinction by Ministry of the Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland; in June 2010, he was awarded The Medal of Gratitude by the European Solidarity Centre  at Gdansk.)

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