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#EpicPride 22nd - 27th June 2020

Find out more about all the events we have planned during Pride week here

 

#CareDay20

A global celebration of children in care – February 21st 2020

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Care Day is the world’s largest celebration of children and young people with care experience. They deserve to be celebrated, on care day, and every day. EPIC is hosting several events around the country to celebrate children and young people in our care community. Check it out on https://careday.ie/

Monday 17th Feb 2020 - Performance of ‘Removed’ 

Epic in Partnership with Tusla Mid-West are very proud to celebrate CARE DAY 20 with a performance of the play “Removed” on Monday 17th of  February in the Millennium Theatre, LIT

Removed is a collaboration between Prime Cut Productions, writer Fionnuala Kennedy and VOYPIC, a charity working with children in care and young people across Northern Ireland, learning from them and exploring their experiences. The story in this play is fictional. It is not the story of any one individual person, but rather an amalgam of the many various stories heard, some sad, funny, terrifying, all very real and important.

Registration for the play “Removed” is now open. Please see link below

Registration for this event includes the following schedule:

  • 11.30am               “Performance of “Removed”
  • 12.30pm               Lunch
  • 1.45pm                 Workshops

Staff can use the both the play and workshop as credits for CPD.

Link for registration: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/national-care-day-2020-celebration-organised-by-epic-tusla-mid-west-tickets-89545265299

Please note: this registration link is valid for both practitioners, foster carers, young people over the age of 16, teachers Gardai. When you register there are two ticket options: Practitioners or Foster Carers.

Workshops will accompany the performance of Removed.  These workshops aim to further creatively explore the experience of being in Care, the issues raised in the play and any implications for social work practice and practitioners. Workshops are open to practitioners only.

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