SURVIVING OR THRIVING wellbeing workshop


As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, we will be running this wellbeing workshop

Using creative materials & group activities in a safe space
we will look at the difference between surviving and
T H R I V I N G and explore your hopes for the future

Wednesday 10th May 1.00pm – 3.00pm
BHT Mental Health & Wellbeing Service
27-29 North Street, Brighton BN1 1EB

To book a place on this workshop, please either

  • Speak with Lorena during a Wednesday or Thursday drop-in or
  • Call Bev on 01273 929471 or
  • Email

Places are limited so we will be running this workshop on a first come, first served basis

Facilitated by Gill Grainger, a Wellbeing Practitioner (Counsellor) with many years of experience


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Managing your Anxiety- A Wellbeing Group for Men & Women


Thursdays: 22nd, 29th June and 6th,13th, 20th July 2017 10.00am – 11.45am
BHT Mental Health & Wellbeing Service 27 – 29 North Street, Brighton, BN1 1EB

Would you like to be part of a 5 week group that aims to provide a safe space to support you to:

  • understand your anxiety
  • recognise early signs of anxiety
  • find ways to reduce and cope with your anxiety
  • manage feelings and uncertainty

Facilitated by Sue Boyer, a Wellbeing Practitioner (Counsellor) with many years of experience.

If you are interested in taking part in this group, please contact us on 01273 929471 or email

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Kemp Town Men in Sheds Launch!


Kemp Town Men in Sheds

A space where men can come and make, learn and share skills.

On Monday 10 April 2017

at Brighton Youth Centre (10am – 1pm) and Leach Court (2pm – 5pm)

10am – 1pm: Visit us at Brighton Youth Centre, 64 Edward Street, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 0JR. This Shed is not wheelchair accessible – there are 18 steps to reach the workspace. People with limited mobility are encouraged to visit our Leach Court shed

11am – 2pm: Visit us at Leach Court, Park St, Brighton BN2 0DJ. This Shed is entirely wheelchair accessible 

The launch will be open to all, especially those who want to find out how to be a Shedder. We’re also welcoming professionals who want to signpost individuals to the Shed or are interested in working with us

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World Autism Awareness Week 27 March – 2 April 2017

Getting involved with World Autism Awareness Week (27 March–2 April 2017) will change lives. We are asking you to raise money and awareness so that as many people as possible learn about autism. So we will quiz, bake, walk, collect… Until everyone understands.

Click on this link to find out more.

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A Different Lens: Film screenings that explore the varied lives, stories and artistic expression of disabled people. Presented in Partnership with Fabrica.

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Our headliner for the evening is Heavy Load. The documentary follows the punk band of the film’s title as they smash barriers through their infectious rock music. The work also charts the beginnings of Stay Up Late, a charity which ensures that people with learning disabilities can enjoy evenings out, just like everyone else.

We are privileged to announce that Stay Up Late’s co-founder, and Heavy Load bassist, Paul Richards will be joining us alongside the film’s Director Jerry Rothwell.

Tuesday 21 March

Doors open at 18:30. Film starts at 19:00

Suitable for young adults (12+)

In association with the University of Brighton’s Disability Research Network

This event is supported by Scope.

Enquiries can be made to: or Fabrica on (01273) 778 646

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Disability Cricket sessions in Sussex

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Our aim is to make cricket accessible to everyone, we have therefore created 8 disability hubs throughout Sussex which are open to all ages and abilities. Our qualified coaches run drop-in coaching sessions every week across all 8 hubs.

Free taster sessions are available for groups interested in disability cricket. For further information or if you are interested in joining a hub please email or telephone 01273 827117



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Disabled Access Open Day at Brighton Dome Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th March.

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Brighton Dome will be celebrating national Disabled Access Day by offering free tours and information about our iconic Grade I-listed heritage venues.

Visit our Access Information Hub to find out more about the facilities on offer at Brighton Dome. Come and say hello to our Visitor Services team who will be on hand to answer questions, and you will also have the chance to familiarise yourself with the layout of our Concert Hall.

You can also learn about our programme of assisted performances and events, including British Sign Language -interpretation; captioned performances; audio description; touch tours; and relaxed performances.

The Café-bar will be open, and you can find out about the services of other local organisations, including Carousel and Possability People.

Our Access Information Hub will also be open on Fri 10 Mar, 2pm – 4pm in the East Corridor.

Backstage tours

Free backstage tours focusing on our venue’s rich heritage will be available throughout the weekend, and include integrated touch tour (Sat) and BSL interpretation (Sun).

Sat 11 Mar
10am -11.15am (includes touch tour)
11.45am – 1pm (includes touch tour)

Sun 12 Mar
10.30am – 11.45am (BSL-interpreted)
12.15pm – 1.30pm (BSL-interpreted)

Places on the tours are very limited so advance booking is essential. To reserve your place, email or contact our Ticket Office on 01273 709709.

If you have a specific access enquiry, you can call our Visitor Services team on 01273 261525 / 541 or email



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