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Mayflower Makers 

   

Do you want to be an ambassador for Mayflower 400?  

Are you passionate about meeting people?

Are you passionate about Plymouth and your community?


Mayflower Makers are local people trained as Mayflower Ambassadors to be Mayflower Makers.  They will have conversations in their local community about Mayflower 400’s history, cultural projects, and landmarks within the city. 

Mayflower Makers will

  • Share the Mayflower story
  • Explain Mayflower 400
  • Promote the events calendar for the Mayflower programme
  • Signpost people to Mayflower events and inform them on how they can volunteer at these
  • Educate the public and encourage Mayflower being talked about in communities, and places such as; in workplaces, in pubs and supermarkets.

Course Outline

Aim:

To obtain knowledge about Mayflower 400 and how individuals, organisations, and businesses can get involved

Objectives:

Understand the Mayflower Story in relation to;

  • the religious reasons that the Pilgrims left England
  • the difficulties faced by the travellers on their journey
  • the impact on the Native Americans
  • the significance of the story for Plymouth, UK

Understand Mayflower signposting

Explain the Mayflower calendar and how people can get involved

Training Dates

Due to the high demand of bookings the Mayflower Makers training is currently full. Please use the booking form below to register your interest for any future training sessions, your details will be added to the reserve list.

Tuesday 19th February 2019  FULLY BOOKED

Thursday 7th March 2019 FULLY BOOKED

Monday 18th March 2019 FULLY BOOKED

Wednesday 10th April 2019 FULLY BOOKED

Friday 3rd May 2019 FULLY BOOKED
(Training held at the Mannamead Hub, 156 Mannamead Road)

The details below are relevant to all training dates unless otherwise stated 

Venue: Ernest English House, Buckwell Street, Plymouth, PL1 2DA

Time:   10am - 3pm

 

For more information email

sheralyn.barton@improvinglivesplymouth.org.uk