Bringing our communities together – Families in the Park Summer Fayre

Date: 03 Sep 2016 – 11:00 to 15:00 Location: Wyck Garden, Loughborough Junction, SE5

 

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AIMH 20th birthday celebratory conference 2016

The Association for Infant Mental Health (UK)’s 20th Birthday Celebratory Conference will be a great opportunity to think about the work achieved to date, reflect on the last 20 years and focus on infant mental health needs in the future. The event will offer excellent networking opportunities and includes a host of highly respected guest speakers

Radcliffe Conference Centre, Warwick University Campus Friday 30th September 2016. 10am – 4.30pm   AIMH (UK) Members £65.00, Non AIMH (UK) members £75.00 Stands £150.00 (includes one conference place)    Expressions of interest to: info@aimh.org.uk

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Supporting a Healthy Childhood Policy Priorities for Obesity, Active Lifestyles and Responsibilities

Key Points
  • Policy priorities and implementation of the Government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy expected in Summer;
  • Implications of the Sugar Tax on extra funding for school sports and how this will help to encourage children to have more active lifestyles; and
  • Improving the diets of children and young people, and how to ensure everyone has access to healthy options regardless of background or socioeconomic status.

The Policy-UK Forum: Morning, Thursday, 13th October 2016
Information about Policy-UK can be found on the website along with the other events we are currently running. Should you have any queries, please contact me on
a.kenney@policy-uk.com or 0845 647 9000    http://www.policy-uk.com

 

Exploring Beliefs Peer Support Group!

A peer led group for people who identify themselves as experiencing or having experienced paranoia or fearful beliefs .A safe space where people can express themselves without feeling judged .Facilitated by people who have (or have had) similar experiences!

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Come and find out about this new and exciting project that supports people in an exploration of their experiences around their beliefs!

August 4th 2016 – 4:00pm – 6:00pm  – Connect & Do Space  – 107 Railton Road  Brixton SE24 0LR                                       **Light Refreshments**

 

Independent living and wellbeing programmes run by Share

As well as working with disabled people preparing for employment, Share works with disabled adults who are aiming to live more independently, seeking greater inclusion, wellbeing, and leisure opportunities, or a combination of these.  At Share, we therefore offer a number of social and leisure activities throughout the year, including working in partnership with other organisations to provide services that will benefit our students. In addition to our mainstream courses, we run regular classes in:

  • Art and Crafts
  • Yoga
  • Creative writing

To find out more about independent living and wellbeing programmes, email info@sharecommunity.org.uk or telephone 020 7924 2949.

Twelve of Lambeth’s parks and open spaces among the very best in Britain

Twelve individual parks and open spaces in Lambeth, including Brockwell Park, Kennington Park and West Norwood Cemetery, which is one of London’s ‘Magnificent Seven’ Victorian-era cemeteries, are among the very best in the UK. They’re included in a record-breaking list of 1,686 parks and green spaces to receive an esteemed Green Flag Award – the mark of a quality park or green space. Read more about our prestigious parks. Let’s visit them.

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“Understanding more about adolescent mental health”-a Free community event

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The Risk, Resilience, Ethnicity and Adolescent Mental Health (REACH) Study are holding a community event on understanding more about adolescent mental health. The event will comprise of talks, interactive activities and art projects where you will have a chance to join a conversation on adolescent mental health.

WHEN: Saturday 17 September 12-3pm

WHERE:  198 Contemporary Arts & Learning – 198 Railton Road Herne Hill , London, SE24 0JT    For further details and to register for the event please go to:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/reachout-shining-a-light-on-adolescent-mental-health-tickets-26585119809

The Big Dance weekend in Southwark

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The festival kicked off on 20 May with the Big Dance Pledge, the largest simultaneous performance in the world, and the launch of the Big Dance Bus Tour, building up to the Big Dance Week, the highlight of the festival, from 2-10 July 2016. 

Volunteer in London– they need you to support the exciting London programme of performances from May 2016 until September 2016. Skills you will use and gain might include dance production, event planning, marketing and promotion, backstage and technical support, ushering for events, costumes, props, and much more!

What are the benefits of becoming a volunteer?  -Join in the fun and create a positive impact in your local community
-Experience of working with some of the UK’s leading dance organisations
-Meet new and like-minded people in your local area
-Network with dancers, artists, performance companies and producers
-See some of the best dance performances in London
-Help you gain invaluable skills and experiences to support you in your personal and career development

What next?

If you’re interested in volunteering check out  Team London or Speed Volunteering websites where opportunities will be posted on the on a regular basis. If you have any questions about volunteering please contact at volunteer@bigdance.org.uk   If you’d like to volunteer elsewhere in the UK, please contact your Big Dance Hub organisation. Please note that you must be aged 14+ to volunteer for Big Dance.