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Supporting the Roma Early Learning Challenge

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Thomas Acton

Turn the shaggy professor into the skinhead professor!

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Roma Support Group

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Thomas Acton is the original absent-minded professor of Romani Studies. He ran the first Gypsy Council caravan summer school in an illegal camp in 1967, and has been working for education of Roma/Gypsies/Travellers ever since. Such is his dedication that he's barely even had time to have a haircut (see photo). PLEASE support friends, family and colleagues in sponsoring him to get a shave and a No.1 haircut, in support of the Roma Early Learning challenge.

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Early Learning Matters

He'll be wearing his academic gown and playing the violin while Roma hairdresser to the cognoscenti, Surish, will be taking it all off on September 6 that the Olympic Legacy park in Newham. Come and watch! Make sure it happens by sponsoring him for this very worthy cause.
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Event date

06-September-2014 00:00  - 
06-September-2014 00:00

Event type

Sponsored Hair Cut

Event is completed


Newham Olympic Park Westfield Avenue,



Donation by Anonymous
on 01-09-2014
£5.00 gift aid
happy to sponsor you Thomas! you do also need this much needed haircut. Great idea!
Donation by Candy Sheridan
on 29-08-2014
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 27-08-2014
£2.50 gift aid
Donation by Madeleine Midgley
on 07-08-2014
£12.50 gift aid
Donation by Felicity Bonel
on 04-08-2014
£2.50 gift aid
Donation by Radji
on 03-08-2014
£1.25 gift aid
Looking forward to seeing the 'after' pictures Thomas...
Donation by Louise Doughty
on 01-08-2014
£12.50 gift aid
Donation by Anne Walker
on 01-08-2014
£1.25 gift aid
Donation by Thomas Acton
on 01-08-2014
£12.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £540.00
Offline Donations: £216.25
Total Raised: £756.25
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £846.25

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