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Please support our outdoor opera event next month!

A special matinee performance of Rigoletto will take place in the beautiful setting of Widcombe Manor on Sunday June 18th. Bath Opera’s production will take place in a marquee at 2.30 pm but the grounds will be open from 12.30 for guests wishing to picnic beforehand, there will also be a bar on site. Tickets can be...Read More »

Award winning author Nathan Filer celebrates publication of Life Skill’s Creative Writing book

Members of the Life Skills Creative writing group were delighted to receive support from local author Nathan Filer when a collection of their work was published this week. The group has been running for 6 years and is co ordinated by volunteer Letti Prescott, a creative writing graduate of Bath Spa University. Thanks to sponsorship from...Read More »

Book now for opera in aid of Genesis this summer!

A special matinee performance of Rigoletto will take place in the beautiful setting of Widcombe Manor on Sunday June 18th. Bath Opera’s production will take place in a marquee at 2.30 pm but the grounds will be open from 12.30 for guests wishing to picnic beforehand. Tickets can be booked here and cost £35 each (...Read More »

John Lewis Foundation helps Genesis roll out new client development programme

Former Chief Executive of Genesis, Paul Solly, has taken on a new role within the charity as Head of Client Development. Thanks to both funding and support from the John Lewis Foundation he will be introducing the Genesis Pathways Programme at our core projects to help people move on positively in their lives. The programme will...Read More »

Congratulations to our 4 London Marathon runners!

Well done and thanks to Tom Flemons, Sarah Street , Garrod Musto and Genesis trustee Ian Mc Kay who all completed the London Marathon yesterday. We’re delighted they all got round and they even enjoyed it! Somehow , in the 38,000 strong crowd of runners,  Garrod and Ian managed to meet each other  for the...Read More »

We’re hiring !

We have 2 fundraising jobs available at present : Head of Fundraising ( Full Time ) and an Individual Giving Manager ( Part Time). The closing dates for both posts is May 2nd.We also have a part time Project Worker post a/v with Home for Good ( 11.5 hours a week). Job descriptions for all 3...Read More »

We’re hiring : Part time manager needed for Saturday Life project

We’re looking for a special person to manage our homeless drop in centre on Saturday mornings – the post involves leading a volunteer team who will provide breakfast for our visitors in a welcoming environment at Friend’s Meeting House on York Street. More details available here or call Caleb on 01225 463549 for more information....Read More »

Sign up for one of our volunteer Reflection Days in May!

To thank our 700 wonderful volunteers and celebrate all that they do, we’re hosting a series of Reflection Days in May – we hope these will be a great opportunity for volunteers across the projects to meet up and share their experiences as well as learn about future plans for Genesis Trust. We’ve tried to...Read More »

Thanks to the Bath Spa students who slept out for Genesis!

Lifeline volunteer and third year creative writing student at Bath Spa Univesity , Venetia Law, organised her own fund raiser for Genesis recently : a sleep out on campus. She has raised £575 so far and said “It was so cold but went so well. Everyone enjoyed themselves! Loads of people donated money, blankets and...Read More »

Congratulations to our Bath Half runners

Huge thanks to our 18 Bath Half runners who not only fundraised but trained long and hard on dark winter nights for the event. Two of our staff Caleb Mallard and Sarah Buck took part and it was Sarah’s first half marathon. Some of our runners ran despite injuries and we’re hugely grateful to them...Read More »