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Wellbeing Network Events


Our Wellbeing Networks are getting ready for Depression Awareness Week and there is absolutely LOADS of events taking place. Have a look below at our meet ups and stalls taking place. You can find out more details by visiting each networks' group on Friends in Need. Not a member yet? It's quick and free to sign up.


SUNDAY 17TH APRIL

West Berkshire
To start off Depression Awareness Week there will be a car boot sale featuring Car boot sale with craft items made by group @ the West Berks Community Hospital
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Contact: Ansa 07908 265 181 | WestBerkshire@depressionalliance.org

MONDAY 18TH APRIL

Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead
There will be a DAW stall at Windsor Library. Tina and some of the members will be there between 2pm - 5pm
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Contact: Tina 07964 376 951 | WAM@depressionalliance.org

Croydon Network
Photography session @ Buttercream Dreams cafe, Middle Street, Croydon
Members will practice and learn the art of photography whilst wearing their hats and taking portrait shots
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Contact: Katie/Sarah 07815 412 872 / 07977209 694 | croydon@depressionalliance.org

West London
Monday Social @ St Peters Church, Kensington Park Road, W11 2PN
A fun start to the week with us all in hats and celebrating FiN
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Contact: Stuart 07495 579 252 | westlondon@depressionalliance.org

Southwark
Coffee Evening @ Long Wave Bar & Cafe, Elephant & Castle
Our usual coffee evening with the hat theme
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Contact: Della 07530 241 637 | southwark@depressionalliance.org

TUESDAY 19TH APRIL

Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead
DAW stall held all week Maidenhead Library. Tina and some of the members will be there between 10am - 12pm
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Contact: Tina 07964 376 951 | WAM@depressionalliance.org

West London
DAW stall and Sale @ Canteen of St Charles Centre for Health and Wellbeing, W10 6DZ
We'll be telling people about depression, FiN and selling jewellery
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Contact: Liz 07976244 589 | westlondon@depressionalliance.org

West Berkshire
Hat Party @ Bluecoat School Thatcham
Our usual coffee morning with hat theme
12pm - 1:00pm
Contact: Ansa 07908 265 181 | WestBerkshire@depressionalliance.org

WEDNESDAY 20TH APRIL

Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead
There will be a DAW stall at Maidenhead Library. Tina and some of the members will be there between 10am - 12pm
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Contact: Tina 07964 376 951 | WAM@depressionalliance.org

West London
Barclay's Bank Stall @ Barclays Bank, 30 Sloane Square, SW1W 8AF
We'll be telling people about depression, FiN and selling jewellery
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Contact: Yvonne 07964 376 928 | westlondon@depressionalliance.org

Croydon Network
Discover singing workshop @ St Mildreds church, 30 Bingham Road, Croydon, CR0 7EB
Members will discover the benefits of singing whilst wearing their hats
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Contact: Katie/Sarah 07815 412 872 / 07977209 694 | croydon@depressionalliance.org

Side by Side - Northampton
Hat Party @ Johnnys Happy Place, Kettering
Social for all members, bringing hats and local partners coming
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Contact: Louise/Tina 07964 401636 | louise@depressionalliance.org

THURSDAY 21ST APRIL

Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead
DAW stall @ Sportsable, Maidenhead
We will be having a stall during the lunch break of the GP Assembly for Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead CCG
11 AM - 1 PM
Contact: Tina 07964 376 951 | WAM@depressionalliance.org

West London
DAW stall and Sale @ Canteen of St Charles Centre for Health and Wellbeing, W10 6DZ
We'll be telling people about depression, FiN and selling jewellery
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Contact: Stuart 07495 579 252 | westlondon@depressionalliance.org

Southwark
5 Ways Intro Session & game @ Cambridge House, 1 Addington Square, SE5 0HF
Collaborative group with Mind, members will be wearing hats & playing DIY happiness game, learning about the 5 ways
2:30pm- 4pm
Contact: Della 07530 241 637 | southwark@depressionalliance.org

Side by Side - Northampton
Stand at Wellbeing event @ Northampton Library
A stand about depression and our service
2pm - 4pm
Contact: Louise/Tina 07964 401636 | louise@depressionalliance.org

FRIDAY 22ND APRIL

West London
Barclay's Bank Stall @ Barclays Bank, 137 Brompton Road, SW3 1QF
We'll be telling people about depression, FiN and selling jewellery
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Contact: Imogen 07984 163 775| westlondon@depressionalliance.org

WAM
DAW stall @ Peascod Street, Windsor High Street
Tina plus members to man stall all day with our lovely hats
9am - 4pm
Contact: Tina 07964 376 951 | WAM@depressionalliance.org

Side by Side - Northampton
Tea at Vintage tea rooms hosted by Julia (DA self help group facilitator)
11am - 1pm
Contact: Louise/Tina 07964 401636 | louise@depressionalliance.org

Southwark
1st Book Break Session@ Cambridge House, 1 Addington Square, SE5 0HF
Reading extracts from Rachel Kelly 52 Steps to happiness & possibly "The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat" to round off the week
2pm - 3:30pm
Contact: Della 07530 241 637 | southwark@depressionalliance.org


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