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Women Work

Women Work is a daytime and evening event to inspire women, young adults and the men who support them from all over Kent. A whole day of great FREE workshops and an evening jam-packed with amazing, inspirational speakers for just £5. At the Assembly Hall Theatre in Tunbridge wells on Friday 10 March. Lucy Adams from our Community Development team will be talking about Mind Fitness during the morning session. Read more and see the full schedule at the Assembly Hall Theatre website...

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MHAG South West Kent meeting

The next meeting of the Mental Health Action Group (MHAG) for South West Kent will be on Thursday 26 January at 12.30pm. It will be held at The Eden Centre Four Elms Road Edenbridge TN8 6BY Mental Health Action Groups (MHAGs) provide a local forum for mental health information, support and expertise. They are an active platform and welcome everyone to participate in equal partnership to improve the lives of people living with mental health issues and their carers, both locally and county-wide. There will be a “pre-meeting” for...

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Busking at M&S

On Friday 16 December from 1.30pm, our very own Skiffle Express will be busking outside Marks & Spencers in Sevenoaks. Drop by for some festive merriment, we would love your support! Skiffle Express is the band that grew our of our Wellbeing through Music activity group, and they also were a key part of our Time to Change programme “Skiffle for Change”.  ...

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Christmas Carol Concert

On Friday 2 December at the United Reformed Church in St John’s Hill, we present our annual Christmas Carol Concert from 2pm to 4pm. Mulled wine and mince pies AND music from our own Skiffle Express will be available. Winning photos from our recent ‘In The Moment’ competition and paintings from the Sevenoaks Art Club will be on display and for sale!...

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Christmas Lights Switch-On!

On Friday 25 November we are again supplying festive revellers with delicious and warming mulled wine and mince pies as the Sevenoaks Christmas lights are switched on. This year we will be outside Knight Frank Estate Agents, opposite Boots. We look forward to seeing you! The switch-on will be at 6pm, and from 6.45pm the cast of this year’s Stag Theatre pantomime ‘Sleeping Beauty’ will be entertaining and leading carol singing. There is also Santa’s grotto with live reindeer, available for petting from 5.20pm. The High...

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The Comedy Couch

To celebrating World Mental Health Day on 10 October, Sevenoaks District Council presents ‘The Comedy Couch’ at The Stag Theatre. A fantastic line up of comics from around the country are joining host Ben Swindlehurst in a packed night of comedy to raise money for West Kent Mind. Tickets only £5! The star studded line up will be… Saban Kazim – a five times winner of The Comedy Cafe’s New Act night. He was a Laughing Horse 2014 and Amused Moose 2016 semi-finalist and won the Comedy Store King Gong show in December...

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Shona’s Runners on World Mental Health Day

Shona’s Runners is an informal and supportive group for women who want to run for fun and fitness. On Monday 10 October at 9.15am they are running from Otford Recreation Ground. The event is to tie in with World Mental Health Day and with the England Athletics #runandtalk initiative, which aims to help improve mental health through running in England by: getting people talking about mental health, sharing their experiences and removing stigma raising awareness of mental health problems supporting people experiencing mental health...

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Live Q&A session

In association with AXA PPP Healthcare we’re delighted to be hosting a live lunchtime Q&A session called ‘Taking Care of your Mental Health and Wellbeing’. It’s on Monday 3 October 1pm – 2pm. To join in simply click here up to 30 minutes before we start. If you can’t make this but want to find out options for helping your own mental health and wellbeing please see our Training Day sessions running on World Mental Health Day, Monday 10 October, during the day and evening....

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Support our Dragon Boat!

We urgently need a few more paddlers as we join forces with AXA PPP Healthcare and Sainsbury’s in Tunbridge Wells to make a splash at the Tonbridge Dragon Boat Race on Sunday 11 September. Call Lucy on 01732 744950 to join in. Our team will be sticking their oars in (and wearing mullet wigs) to raise money for West Kent Mind from their JustGiving page. And if you are unable to join or sponsor team “West Kent Mind Mullet Over”, please come along on 11 September to give us a cheer and enjoy a great spectacle in the heart of...

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Talk mental health on Twitter

Our mental health blogger Hannah Rainey (Little Thoughts blog) is starting a Twitter chat called #TalkMH. It will cover a wide variety of topics and aims to generate conversation, educate, and create a support network for anyone affected by mental illness. Live on Thursdays from 8.30pm, starting on 25 August. Find out more from the Little Thoughts website.   Little...

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