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Bookings Update – September 2020

Despite the current situation, globally, the Open Centre is still receiving booking enquiries for visits and sessions. This is wonderful news as it shows Religious Education is still very much on the agenda for schools! We are however remaining cautious regarding bookings as we are in uncharted territory. The safety … read more »

We are Open!

As of Monday 7th September 2020, the Open Centre reopened its door for business after a long break due to the Coronavirus. Even though our offices are open, we are working at a limited capacity with all our staff now being part time. Manager Sam has returned from her maternity … read more »

Coronavirus Update 16th March 2020

Please be reassured that the Open Centre is taking the current pandemic seriously. We are working closely with all of our venues and are aware of the extra cleaning measures they have introduced.   Visits to Places of Worship  The following venues have decided to close to all visits: Guru Arjan Dev Gurdwara – will review … read more »

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Coronavirus Update 13th March

The Open Centre is open for tours and workshops. Please be reassured that the Open Centre is taking the current pandemic seriously. We are working closely with all of our venues and are aware of the extra cleaning measures they have introduced. Guru Arjan Dev Gurdwara has taken the decision … read more »

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Closed for half term

Please note that we will be closing at lunchtime on Friday 14th February for half term.  Staff will not be answering emails next week as we are all currently term time only workers. The office will reopen on Monday 24th February.  Thank you for your understanding.

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March Bookings

Please be aware that we now have limited slots for March.  We may be able to fit in stand alone visits to one venue but are unable to schedule any more faith trails.  We have availability during the summer term, but be aware that June is already looking very busy.

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Pre-visits

We are very happy for schools to come in advance of their visit to look at the venues and consider risk assessments.  Please be aware that that pre-visits need booking in advance as we are a small team and there may not be anyone available to take you around the … read more »

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Christmas Holidays

Please be aware that the Open Centre will be closed during the school holiday period. We will close at 2:30pm on Thursday 19th December and reopen on Tuesday 7th January 2020.  We wish everyone a happy and restful holiday period!

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Open Centre entry for HMD 2020 75 Flames selected for exhibition

We are very pleased to announce that our entry for Holocaust Memorial Day 2020’s 75 Flames project has been selected for exhibition.  HMD received over 300 entries and ours is one of the 75 entries selected. The exhibition will feature 75 art works created by groups across the country to … read more »

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Accredited Jewish Presenter

The Board of Deputies of British Jews has launched an innovative scheme of accreditation for Synagogue visit hosts.  Eve, our Deputy Manager, is amongst the first cohort of accredited presenters as are most of the hosts at Nottingham Liberal Synagogue.  This means that schools visiting NLS will be hosted by … read more »

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