The SGTCF management committee are continuing the work of striving for a better future for Gypsy, Roma, Traveller families within Surrey, as a legacy to our dear departed founder member, Mrs. Ann Wilson MBE.

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SGTCF is now on Facebook via the link below

surrey sgtcf – Search Results | Facebook

May 2024 – Read the Friends, Families & Travellers report concerning the High Court action related to the Police Act 2022

High Court declares parts of Police Act 2022 in breach of European Convention on Human Rights – Friends, Families and Travellers (gypsy-traveller.org)

ROMANY NIGHTS – GRT June history month 2024 (Bourne Hall Museum @Ewell, Surrey on 15th June)

Romany Nights 2024 summary in film

ROMANY DAY – GRT June history month 2023 (Rural Life Centre @Tilford, Surrey 11th June)

Romany Day celebrated in Surrey! | Travellers Times

Crystal’s Vardo – Saturday 24 June 5.00pm

St Mary’s University Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, England, TW1 4SX

Join Crystal as she travels through time on an extraordinary journey through Romani history. Brimming with a wealth of colourful characters, humour, music and storytelling, Crystal’s Vardo brings to life the rich tapestry of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller history and culture. This is a time travelling experience you will not forget!

Suitable for ages 7+ (running time approx: 90mins)

Kingston Council and Surrey Community Action have organised this FREE event as part of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History month; an opportunity to come together to celebrate the rich culture and heritage of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities through this captivating and inspiring production.


Gypsy, Roma & Traveller (GRT) Maths Tutor

Are you a teacher or tutor keen to work with adults on their maths?

Are you passionate about ensuring that GRT communities access support, receive good guidance and connect with local services?  Do you understand the challenges facing GRT communities?

We’re seeking a qualified teacher for adult learning to work with individuals within the GRT communities in Surrey, providing one to one maths sessions for adults. We want to hear from skilled individuals who combine excellent communication skills, practical advice skills, good organisation and partnership working. Previous experience working with GRT community is desired.

The closing date for applications is Friday 30 June, but we will be conducting interviews regularly and so early application is recommended.

We are passionate about equality and welcome applications from all sections of the community, especially those with Gypsy, Roma and Traveller heritage. We are also committed to offering interviews to all applicants with disabilities, who meet the criteria for the role.

This role is subject to a DBS check.


Friends Families & Travellers https://www.gypsy-traveller.org/ 

Mobile phone networks offer FREE data to disadvantaged families (conditions apply, click link below for details)

Free data for disadvantaged families in England to help school kids learn – from EE, O2, Three and Vodafone etc. How it works (moneysavingexpert.com)