Thursday 25 June 2020, 7.30pm - 8.30pm A Night with PHM x Heart & Parcel TICKETS HERE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-night-with-phm-x-heart-parcel-tickets-99392674164 FREE: Support PHM by making a donation online if you can Heart & Parcel is a Manchester based food and women’s project focused on developing English language skills whilst cooking. The project uses dumpling making as a medium... Continue Reading →
We’ve been watching the news unfold in front of us, the various events that have taken place over the last few weeks. We are moved, saddened, shocked and angry. We stand with the Black Lives Matter protesters and support those in America fighting for justice for the murder of George Floyd, and we support the... Continue Reading →
a post by our Director Clare on our most recent devleopment: Online Cooking & ESOL classes. Here, she speaks about the process, the highs and lows and advice for practitioners carrying out similar work with their learners.
By Clare Courtney
Heart & Parcel was founded in 2015 by myself and Karolina. Two friends with an interest in English language teaching, community work and food. For four years Heart & Parcel has provided informal cooking and English classes for women from migrant communities around Manchester to develop ESOL skills in a relaxed and meaningful way, meeting friends and others within and among the communities in our local area. Thriving on human connections and networking, we also ran fundraising events, workshops, markets and catering to generate funds to keep our English classes free for those who were not directly eligible for sustained ESOL provision.
In March this year, it was hard for us to imagine life without a space where learners and volunteers could continue this way of working. It was the learners who came to our rescue in demonstrating an innovative solution, and guiding us towards one very…
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Heart & Parcel's collection of TEN tried and tested foodie activities to try out whilst self-isolating at home.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OruUQRfJURg Levenshulme-based dumpling project Heart & Parcel to publish first ever cookbook in June 2019 in order to continue providing English language support for migrant women in Manchester. “Dumplings in all cultural forms are nourishing, delicious little parcels perfect for sharing, made with care and many hands”. The process of making dumplings is a food-making... Continue Reading →
View our press release // View our promo video! // View our Cookbook launch! Book Price: £19 all sales towards providing FREE ESOL provision to Women from Migrant communities Details: Paperback | 240 x 170mm | 100 Pages | Recycled paper extract Cactus cover from G. F Smith with Foilco hot foil matt 709 stamped type | Printed... Continue Reading →
Download PDF here: Heart & Parcel Cookbook Press Release JUNE 2019 The Heart & Parcel Cookbook // Cook . Eat . Write . Share // June 2019 Paperback / £19 / ISBN 978-1-5272-4030-8 / 240 x 170mm / 100 Pages / full colour photographs Levenshulme-based dumpling project Heart & Parcel to publish first ever cookbook in June... Continue Reading →
Listen here: on Soundcloud on Apple Podcasts/iTunes on YouTube on Spotify RSS Feed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G2aGkvpyStM Tastes of Life: a podcast about food, women and stories. Join director and co-founder Clare Courtney as she visits the home kitchens of English language learners to find delicious dishes with a story to tell. ***NEW*** EPISODE FIVE: In this episode,... Continue Reading →
After three years of running our project, it is really important to reflect on why we decided to set up. The post below sets out the background research we did relating to women from communities who access ESOL provision. It also displays our attempts to fund raise to keep these sessions going. Why Dumplings? Dumplings... Continue Reading →