Gypsy and Traveller Cultural Awareness Training
Date & Time:
Provided by the Surrey Gypsy Travellers Community Forum (SGTCF), a Surrey based charity of Gypsies and non- Gypsies who provide information and support to the GRT (Gypsy, Roma, Traveller) community.
Delivered through a combination of face to face sessions, video and audio clips, games, interactions – please come prepared to ask questions and contribute to discussions.
Provides accurate, balanced and absorbable information. Topics will include history, culture, myths and stereotypes, current issues such as accommodation, planning, areas of conflict.
• To provide a balanced, accurate explanation of Gypsy of Traveller history and culture
• Look at myths, stigma, conflict areas
• Provide potential resolutions
• Provide confidence to work with Gypsy and Traveller communities.
Half day training provided by minimum 2 trainers, at least one from GRT community. We think it’s essential for people to attend the full session, without booking other meetings etc during the period.
Suitable for statutory agencies, charity and voluntary sector workers, local government, health workers, Police officers or anyone with an interest.
Connections from Guildford, London Bridge & Waterloo Stations to Leatherhead station (see map). Trains also run from Epsom to Leatherhead.
By Bus 465 runs from Dorking through Leatherhead to Kingston
415 runs from Epsom to Leatherhead
From M25 Heathrow:
Exit at junction 9, keep in the right hand lane approaching the roundabout at the end of the slip road. Take the 3rd exit A243 towards Leatherhead. This will take you under the motorway on a dual carriageway. At the next roundabout, again keep over in the right hand lane upon approach and take the 3rd exit A245. At the next roundabout take the 1st exit Kingston Road. Drive past A01 and on to the one-way system, Fairmount House is at the top of the hill on the right.
From M25 Gatwick:
Exit at junction 9, at the roundabout at the end of the slip road take the 2nd exit A245. At the next roundabout take the 1st exit Kingston Road. Drive past A01 and on to the one-way system, Fairmount House is at the top of the hill on the right.
At Randall’s Road Car Park (KT22 0AH - for sat-nav purposes. This is a short walk away from Bull Hill.
There is no cafe onsite however local shops are a five minute walk away.