Laughter, Friendship and Cocktails

Three things you don’t often associate with a global pandemic, right? Well for me, this is exactly what comes to mind when I look back over the last five months. I’m Becky and I’m the Community Connector for Ashton Circle. I’d like to share with you a little insight...

Megan’s Story

Megan is a Community Circles Connector, running Abingdon Circle. She is also involved with the Circles Connected group. In her blog, she shares what life has been like for her since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the UK. At Community Circles one of our most important...

Making the Best of Lockdown

Circles at Age UK Doncaster aims to reduce social isolation and loneliness among older people, supporting them to develop new connections and friendships in their communities, and our approach has always relied on physical interaction. People involved with Circles...

We’ll Meet Again

Keeping Connected For Social Care Future (SCF) and with support from Nesta, Community Circles and In Control are responding to the big issues around communication and connection faced by movement members and others during Covid-19. If we didn’t know it already, the...

Portable Magic

Can you think of a favourite book, a story, poem or written piece that has transported you somewhere? Indeed, the written word can take us to magical places, a land far, far away, a fantasy world or one that feels like absolute reality. I did not believe the effect...

We Are All On This Journey Together

Kia ora koutou katoa. (We send greetings to all of you.) One of the new learning curves for us in Aotearoa, New Zealand, is how to fade out as the Circle Starter when the Community Circle is taking shape: so it can achieve its key kaupapa (purpose) – being connected...