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Quorum’s calendar of events is thoughtfully designed to fit your working life. There are lunchtime classes, evening courses and big one-off events, all designed to stimulate mind and body, and provide a great opportunity to socialise with friends, old and new. There something for everyone to get involved in, take a look at our calendar packed full of events…

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Clothes Swap

27 Feb 2019

Reduce the environmental impact of fast fashion by taking part in our onsite clothes swap! 

 

Donations. 
We’re collecting donations from the beginning of February, but you are welcome to bring items along on the day for the swap. 

Drop donations off at the hub. Or if you’d like to do an internal office collection email hub@quorumbp.co.uk to arrange for a pick up. 

We’ll spend the morning of the 27th sorting the clothes and then once the event starts at 12.00 staff are invited to help themselves to items there. 

Staff who donate the clothes will be invited to the invite only viewing window 12.00-12.15 ahead of the swap taking place. 

Where? 
The event will be hosted within our old hub office in Q11 building 
There will be free snacks and refreshments on offer to make it more of an occasion! 

How? 
From 12.00-12.15 there will be no swaps taking place as those who have donated clothes are invited to take part in a viewing session where they can scope out the clothes available and work out what they might like to take home with them. The swapping begins at 12.15 with all clothes left out until 3.00pm that afternoon. 

Rules.
You don’t have to donate something to be able to bring clothes, but those who have donated will get a priority window where 

Reducing Waste. 
The remaining clothes at the end of the event will be divided between Smartworks Newcastle and St Oswald’s Hospice. 

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Clothes Swap

Feel Good Friday – Acropolis

28 Jun 2019

The last Friday of every month. This month is hosted by Acropolis Street Food and vegan venders Sun Of Seitan

From entrance of the Q11 Building
 
11.30 – 2.30
 
Card payments accepted.
 
Vegetarian options available from Acropolis, 
Vegan Food Coming from Suns of Seitan 
 
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Feelgood Fridays

4th July Celebrations

04 Jul 2019

Enjoy some American Street Food Delights  around Quorum Sports Courts this 4th July

Food from Fat Hippo gourmet burgers, Fowl Play Fried Chicken and Redhead Mac & Cheese. 

Fat Hippo Menu

Fowl Play Menu 

Mac and Cheese Menu

 

Around Quorum Sports Courts 11.30-2.30

Burger Event At Quorum

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Staff queue for Fat Hippo Burgers

Monochrome: A Free Photo Exhibition

13 Jul 2019 to 17 Jul 2019

Enjoy a free photo exhibition from The Photographic Angle from our Q4 Building 

Taking place Saturday 13th – Wednesday 17th July 10.00am -3.oopm 

Example pic from mono exhibit

“Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.”
Robert Frank

There was a time when all photography was black and white. Before the late 1890s there were only a few pioneering individuals that were experimenting with colour photography. By the 1970’s colour photography had become mainstream and monochrome photography was increasingly seen to be used more for artistic reasons and has since evolved into a high art-form.

But there is something very special about black and white photography which allows us to look beyond the colours and strip the image down to the basics. In this way, we are able to better focus on the composition, the fine details, the tonal contrast, and the strong textures and shapes that will be recorded, adding depth and interest to the image.

Example Pic from exhibit (dog on beach)

Without the distraction of colour, black and white shots are perhaps better able to convey a sense of mood and atmosphere. The absence of colour can also lend a timeless quality to the images.

Some people believe that black and white photography can help to build a stronger emotional connection between the subject and the viewer, evoking more passion and drama than a colour photograph can. In this way, monochrome photography can be a powerful representation of the artistic spirit.

The photographers featured in this exhibition have utilised the many benefits offered by monochrome photography to produce a very strong, creative and touching set of images.

Example Pic from Mono Exhibit (kids on beach)

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Q Pride

17 Jul 2019

Festival themed event around Quorum Sports Courts,

What?
We’re celebrating Pride at Quorum with a range of food vendors, entertainment and fun. 

Food will be on offer from Acropolis (Greek Gyros)
Scream for Pizza (Neapolitan Pizza) 
Chuchos Tacos (Mexican Street Food) 

We’ll have dancers and performers on an outdoor stage, performing to the theme ‘Camp Classics’ 

Where?
Around Quorum Sports Courts 11.30-2.30 on Wednesday 17th July. 

Why? 
We’re launching Q Pride  our new LGBT forum for staff working onsite, sign up for a regular newsletter, an online forum and invites to exclusive seminars, workshops and talks.

If you would like to take a stall at the event  

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Q Pride

Feel Good Friday – FatPandaBing!

26 Jul 2019

The last Friday of every month. This month is hosted by Fat Panda Bing! Treating you to some Authentic Chinese Street food! 

From entrance of the Q11 Building

Friday 26th July
11.30 – 2.30

Card payments accepted.

Vegetarian options available.

Take a look at what’s on offer here

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Feelgood Fridays

Feel Good Friday – Shanty Town

30 Aug 2019

Celebrate the end of the working week with a tasty treat!

August’s event will be hosted by Shanty Town
The best BBQ Food on the street scene!

Find your lunch fix, outside the main entrance of our Q11 Building 11:30am – 2:30pm.

 

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Feelgood Fridays

Feel Good Friday – Spud Gun

27 Sep 2019

This month we’re treating you to two street food vendors!! 

Celebrate the end of the working week with a tasty treat from Spud Gun Loaded fries, and Rplace Doughnuts! 

What a selection! 

#feelgoodfriday rplace doughnuts streetfood

Find your lunch fix, outside the main entrance of our Q11 Building 11:30am – 2:30pm.

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Feelgood Fridays

#Feel Good Friday – Mivesi

25 Oct 2019
Celebrate the end of the working week with a tasty treat!
 
The last Friday of every month!
 
October’s event will be hosted by Mivesi Indian Restaurant
 
Mivesi, Argie Bhaji’s curry competition winner 2018, will be serving up traditional Bangladeshi dishes and their popular Naan pizza!
 
Find your lunch fix, outside the main entrance of our Q11 Building 11:30am – 2:30pm.
Mivesi Spices Food
 
 
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