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Seminar: Solutions to Holiday Hunger

December 20th 2018


Thousands of children in Wales are at risk of holiday hunger. This seminar, one of our knowledge exchange events, will look at what is being done in Wales today and exchange ideas and experiences to help develop solutions to this growing problem.

Date: 7th February 2019

Time:  Registration 9.00 – 9.30. Seminar 9.30 – 13.00

Venue:  Canolfan Soar, Pontmorlais, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8UB

Cost: free

At least one in six children is at risk of having an inadequate diet in school holidays.  As the new First Minister has pledged to extend the School Holiday Enrichment Programme, it is timely to consider how best holiday hunger can be alleviated in the short-term, and prevented in the longer-term. 

What it’s about

This seminar includes presentations by leading food campaigner, Lindsay Graham, as well as practical examples of action to reduce holiday hunger across Wales. Delegates will also discuss effective short-term and long-term action that they can take.

Why you should attend

Participants will gain understanding, motivation and contacts to take effective action to alleviate and prevent holiday hunger. You will also contribute to the development of innovative solutions. 

Who should attend 

Everyone with an interest in solving holiday hunger and in particular:

  • Local authorities
  • Local public health officials
  • Social landlords
  • Faith and community groups
  • Food sustainability organisations
  • Anti-poverty campaigners
  • Education authorities and head teachers


You can still register on the waiting list in case a place becomes available – just click on the button to join it.

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