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A Rising Star

Ant joined the Furniture Project in February 2017 as a volunteer. His story really demonstrates the benefits of getting involved with our Projects, and the role they play in providing opportunities for community engagement and self development. Ant was referred to the Furniture Project by Tomorrow’s People, after struggling to find work and feeling unsupported...Read More »

Opera makes more than music

Last week at Lifeline we were delighted to welcome Denise Coughlan from Pleasure Garden Productions, who came to give us a very generous donation and find out more about our work. Denise was inspired to support Genesis Trust after hearing about the Walcot Street Next Step Appeal; “I was struck by how this new project could have the potential to...Read More »

Celebrating, Walking, Fundraising

Faith Smith, who has been volunteering for Genesis Trust as a Street Pastor for 9 years, has just completed the 60 mile walk along the Kennet and Avon Canal accompanied by her husband and son- both in celebration of her 60th birthday and to raise money for us! Faith says she has always enjoyed working...Read More »

Brand New Creative Lettering Project

Join us for our brand new Life Skills class starting on the 18th September; Creative Lettering. A collaborative project between Creativity Works, Bath College and Genesis Trust Bath, the Lettering project will use a variety of mediums such as clay, foil, and 3D, to create word- and letter -inspired artwork. The project is facilitated by...Read More »

Genesis at the Bath Carnival

Much fun was had by the Genesis team at this year’s Bath Carnival. Our costumes and headdresses looked great, we learnt how to play drums,  and it was wonderful to see the whole Bath community together on the lively streets. Check out our video of the event- Genesis Trust at the Bath Carnival 2017 from...Read More »

Genesis Trust are Taking Part in the Bath Carnival

Genesis Trust are looking forward to taking part at the Bath Carnival on Saturday 15th July! Come and see us in the parade at 3pm, and meet us at our stand. Full details of the detail are below. Costume Preparations Our costume preparations are well underway, with the headdresses coming along nicely. Bath Carnival 2017...Read More »

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 »