Commemoration for the end of the Siege of Leningrad

On Sunday January 27th,12:30 pm – there will be a commemoration meeting for the end of the Siege of Leningrad during the Second World War. This will be held in the Russian Orthodox Church (64 Clarence Road, Longsight, M13 0YE) after the church service. All are welcome for a simple shared lunch to recall the sad (and joyful) events of that time. Come and bring a contribution of simple food, no frills or delicacies. This is organised by members of the Russian community at the Church.

Kalinka Charity Concert on Friday 7th December 2018, RNCM Manchester

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Manchester’s Kalinka Balalaika Orchestra are continuing to raise funds to help vulnerable children in Manchester’s twin city, this year through St. Gregory’s Foundation (reg. Chаrity № 1002469).
In St. Petersburg the charity supports the Sunflower Centre for orphanage-leavers and families whose parents grew up in children’s homes. Last year the centre

 trained 41 young parents who had grown up in orphanages to become better
parents
 helped 65 teenagers – graduates from orphanages to learn practical life skills
 trained 100 specialists: teachers, social workers, local authorities who work
with graduates from children’s homes