In this section of the website you can find out about a range of events and news taking place around the Trust and in our local communities. If you have an event you would like us to advertise please get in touch: e-mail or phone Carol Stevenson on 020 3228 2441

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Until 6 October

The Age Against the Machine festival
A festival for older people
The brochure is here.

Across Lewisham

Friday 20 September 

Dementia Garden Party
Join this garden party hosted by Lewisham Memory Service. The event is for people with dementia, or family members, friends and carers of people with dementia to hear what people think of existing dementia services and where quality improvement efforts need to be focused. There will be talks, workshops, food and music at the event.
Taxis can be provided and special diets catered for if known about - so please RSVP to 020 3228 0939 or email

91, Granville Park, SE13 7DW

Saturday 21 September, 12noon to 8pm 

Inaugural Annual Carer Festival
A festival to celebrate and showcase the carer role. A range of music, crafts and activities (including rock climbing) will be taking place over the course of the festival and street food will be served throughout the day.
If interested in attending please register here

Bromley by Bow Centre, St Leonard's Street, Bromley By Bow, London E3 3BT

Tuesday 24 September, 12noon to 2.30pm

NHS Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Annual General Meeting
There will be a marketplace showcasing the work and achievements of CCG partners, together with a light lunch.
CCG leaders will then present on the year’s achievements, including the financial performance of breaking even for the first time in the CCG’s history. CCG partners will also be presenting highlights from the year.
Marketplace 12noon-1pm,  Presentations 1pm-2.30pm. Book here.

Croydon Voluntary Action, 82 London Road CR0 2TB

Friday 27 September, 11am to 1pm

South London Neuroscience Patient Community.
Do you have or provide support for someone with a neurological condition? Have you had neurosurgery or provided support for someone who has? Have you or someone you support used neuropsychiatry services? Do you want to help improve services? Join us to:
• meet others and hear about their experiences
• discuss how support could be improved after receiving a diagnosis or being discharged from hospital
• share ideas on what this group should focus on.
If you are interested in attending or would like more information – please get in touch with Sharon or Rachel 

ORTUS Conferencing and Events 82-96 Grove Lane, London, SE5 8SN 

Friday 27 September 3 to 4pm

Workshop: What does colour mean to you?
Does colour inspire you? Which colours can change your mood? Why do you think this is?
With our artist Michelle Baharier SHARP gallery invite you to this workshop
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the event.
Explore colour psychology though art workshops and group discussion.
If you have any questions about the event or queries about getting to the museum, please get in touch and we will help as much as we can.

The Reading Room, Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE

Saturday 5 October 2 to 3pm

Protest Badge Making: Big Draw Workshop
Got something to say? Make your voice heard! As part of The Big Draw, join artist Beth Hopkins to design and create your own protest badges. You'll take home a few of your own unique designs. All materials for this event are supplied, and you can also hear more about the Impatient! Stories of Service User Advocacy exhibition on the day from a member of museum staff.
Free event, please book here

Bethlem Museum of the Mind, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3BX

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