Thurs 18 July 2019 / 11.30am–2.30pm October Books 189 Portswood Road, SO17 2FN Southampton Fancy having a go at mosaic making? Last year we made some mosaics with parents, to raise awareness of autism, ADHD and mental health challenges in young people. We were lucky to have local artist Will Rosie from All About Art… Read More Mosaics and a cuppa
A year is a long time in environmental politics. Last summer, an unknown school girl was striking outside the Swedish Parliament, frustrated by a lack of action on climate change. Back then no-one would have dared to believe that Greta Thunberg would one day be on the cover of Time magazine or nominated for the… Read More Trusting in the power of our communities to make change
Our Breathing Spaces project in St Denys is gathering lots of momentum. We’ve had three Clean Air Cafes now, where people have shared their ideas and pledges for action to improve local air quality and promote liveable neighbourhoods. Our next event is a Clean Air Ideas Drop In on Tues 18 June 5-9pm at St… Read More Breathing Spaces: an Update
We have two events coming up for April. On Thursday 11th April 6.30-8.30pm we’ll be at October Books for Cuppa Social, an informal chance for a chat over a drink. Just turn up, all welcome. On Saturday 27th April at 3pm, we’ve got the second Clean Air Cafe in St Denys. If you want to… Read More Cafe and chats
We had a fantastic time on Sat 23 March exploring arts and health, at the Umbrella Arts Festival at NST City. Hundreds of people came and got involved in singing, interactive theatre, drumming, all sorts of painting and collage activities, board games and joined the health cafes. We made asked people to draw a bike… Read More Umbrella Arts – talking about health
This year’s IWD falls on a FriYay! and the theme is #balanceforbetter . Women can be very good at hosting, feeding and juggling everybody’s needs but often at a cost to their own enjoyment and participation. We wondered how we could balance organising a fun Friday night out without exhausting ourselves or our wallets. We… Read More Balance For Better: Bring It and Share It on Friday 8th
Fun to be had in Portswood this Saturday with body confidence coach Vie Portland of VieNess. We’ll be chatting and cutting and sticking and all sorts of prep for our International Women’s Day event in March.