Self Advocacy Training at CoolTan Arts in July


Call for Artists : Exhibiting Artist wanted at Mental Fightclub/Dragon Cafe

The Dragon Cafe is an arts and events venue and cafe in Borough SE1. We regularly hold exhibitions by visual artists (2D only) and are looking for new artists to exhibit in the space for 4 consecutive weeks. There is no charge for exhibiting, however, all sold works are subject to 20% commission. We are open on Mondays only, 12- 8.30pm. We ask that all exhibiting artists be sympathetic to our ethos.

To apply please send images of your work, a cv or link to your website to

Via Matthew

Pallant House – Outside In

Pallant House – Outside In

Will be running a Surgery Day at Network Arts

Location:   Network Arts – Lee Centre

Monday 28th April, 2014

Book yourself a place on the Surgery Day at Network Arts for help in creating an online gallery with Outside In. You can bring along up to 5 pieces of work to be photographed, get help in writing your artist’s statement and upload it all to a personal gallery page. Each slot is 45 minutes long, please call the number below or email to book a slot.

If you already have an online gallery with Outside In, we can help you to update it with new works during one of the slots too.

From this you can submit two pieces of work for selection for an exhibition in London at CGP London in September this year. Further information on the exhibition can be found here:

To book a 45 minute slot email: or call: 07817 411 382 or 0208 852 2849

Address: The Lee Centre, 1 Aislibie Road, Lee, London, SE12 8QH

Flyer here: 2nd Surgery day

Greenwich & Docklands International Festival 2014

Volunteers wanted

The Role:
They are looking for volunteers to act as their ambassadors at the festival. As a Volunteer Ambassador the main role will be to help audiences orient themselves around the eclectic range of performances.

Main activities will be to

• Provide visitors and participants with information about the festival
• Carry out stewarding acts
• Distribute and collect audience feedback forms.
• Be a friendly face for the public to approach
• Help to ensure that the festival is accessible to all

They believe that volunteers are at the heart of the festival and the more upbeat and positive the volunteers, the more brilliant the festival will be and the greater a time everyone will have!

How to apply:
Potential volunteers can apply online through a simple online form that can be found on their website. Applications open Monday 28th April and close on Monday 20th May. Applicants must be able to commit to three shifts throughout the festival (20th-28th June) and must be able to attend an induction event on the evening of Monday 9th June.

Our full programme will be announced mid May but here is a taster of the highlights to wet their appetites! –

Mon 14th April @ The Dragon Cafe

Stuff & Nonsense 2 – Wonder in Number and Film!

Our monthly creative theme of Stuff & Nonsense continues, and with it being 14.04.14 there is a particular curiosity for numbers in the programme. Declan will be exploring Number Fun at 2.22 pm and Max considering The Value of Pi/Pie at 3.14 pm – when number meets nutrition.

There are 2 art workshops to enjoy between 2-4 pmHearing Trumpet mask making, and fabric work with Pinky from CRAFTmate. Lots else to get involved with including the return of In Conversation with Alan at 7 pm and if you’d rather sit back and be transported into a world of wonder, then we will be having a Film Night from 6.30 pm.

DC Programme- Monday 14 April 2014



The Positive Practice in Mental Health Awards 2014

Dear All

As you may be aware we have now launched the Positive Practice in Mental Health Awards 2014, and intend them to be even bigger and better than last year.  We would be really grateful for you circulating this information widely within your organisation, to ensure as many entries as possible.

Please find attached a poster advertising the Awards for publicity within your trust, together with a list of the awards this year.  Also attached are copies of the awards forms for anyone that would prefer to complete them and email back rather than nominating on line.

The links to nominate on line are:-

To apply for the team awards please visit

To apply for the Individuals Awards please visit

To apply for the Time to Change Individual Award please visit

Thanks very much for your help with this which is appreciated.

Closing date is the 30th May, although we would appreciate receiving entries as soon as possible.

Sincere Best Wishes

Angie and Tony Russell

Individual Awards form

List of Awards

New pos practice poster

Team Awards form

Time to Change Form

Project Dare: starts tomorrow!

proejct dare 1 proejct dare 2 proejct dare 3

Seven dares