Our regular Sunday Gathering. An opportunity for wisdom, joy, solace, and community – followed by a healthy dose of caffeine, cake, and conversation.
Gatherings include live music, a story for children, singing, poetry and literature, a talk from our minister, and time for sharing joys and sorrows.
The theme of this week's Gathering is 'Label Me Foreign'.
London is a place of many cultures. 'White British' is a minority identification in this capital city. In this city where minority ethnicities and cultures make up the majority of people, we are still remarkably quick to categorise people by where they or their ancestors come from. Those who are not white British very often hear the question 'So - where do you come from?'
Today, we explore why we are so focused on ethnic and cultural labels and the effect they have on our individual and communal lives.