The Gathering


image courtesy of Laura Page Photography

The Gathering is the name of a group of older or vulnerable people from an Irish background who started meeting to chat, eat,
drink, sing, play music and tell and share stories. It is also the name of the community blog  that was created with the support of

Over a 6 month period in late 2012 and early 2013 weekly meetings, events, screenings, and music sessions took place at
St Vincent’s Club in Sheffield. Group members were also invited to make video and audio recordings, which later became blog

The group continues to flourish, meeting on a monthly basis and planning future activities.

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