2016 Mental Wellbeing Week

( all events free unless otherwise stated )

Saturday 16th April

Information Stalls including support info.
10am-noon Saint Andrew’s Centre.

Fundraising Concert for village mental health projects with licensed bar featuring:

  • Jonny Kingsman Band – rock to disco, 60s to present day
  • Cherry on Top – 80s classics
  • Blue Champagne – jazz standards

Adult tickets £7.50 Under 18s £4 available from Saint Andrew’s Centre Café, Daisy Chain
or Neil Davies 232514.
7.30pm Saint Andrew’s Centre.

Sunday 17th April

Village Churches will feature mental health in their morning services.

A Time for Reflection & Prayer
7pm Saint Andrew’s Centre.

Monday 18th April

Film show ‘Inside Out’ for IVC school pupils.
4pm IVC.

A Taste of Mindfulness with Sarah Parkin. This informal evening provides an opportunity to gain a basic overview of mindfulness and includes different mindfulness practices.
7.30pm Saint Andrew’s Centre.

Tuesday 19th April

Advice Drop-in for the Elderly and Carers with information stalls and refreshments.
10am-noon Methodist Church.

Advice Drop-in Baby Club with support specialists from Histon Early Years Centre.
11am Saint Andrew’s Centre.

Drop-in for Parents to share experiences and concerns.
1-3pm Saint Andrew’s Centre Café.

Mental Health in Children & Young People with Kim Traicos, the Outreach Project Leader of Blue Smile.
7.30-9pm Histon Junior School.

Dementia Friends Information
8.30-9.30pm Saint Andrew’s Centre.

Wednesday 20th April

Mental Health Café for IVC pupils part of a comprehensive series of activities and support at IVC during the week.
11am-2pm IVC.

‘Being Me’ a Reflective Activity for Years 5 & 6 During the day at Histon and Impington Junior School.

Mental Wellbeing & Fitness with Neil Marsh and friends. Hear personal experiences of how fitness and sport have helped with mental wellbeing & how to start the fitness journey.
8pm Recreation Ground Centre.

Thursday 21st April

Mental Health Any Questions with panellists from local education, MIND in Cambridgeshire, NHS, a parent with direct experience of a child with serious mental health problems and Steve Mallen, founder of the MindEd Trust.

This event provides an opportunity to ask any related mental health question either directly or in anonymous written form to the panel and for a general discussion on mental health support in our community.
7.30-8.45pm Saint Andrew’s Centre.

Saturday 23rd April

Relax Kids Family Session for parents with their children (ages 4-11), to experience mindfulness and relaxation together and learn skills to use at home.
10-11am Saint Andrew’s Centre.

Film showings at Saint Andrew’s Centre.

  • 10.30am  Iris (showing Iris Murdoch, the famous novelist, struggling with dementia in later life). For a lift call Jean on 07772 437789.
  • 2.30pm   Inside Out (Walt Disney family film) followed by cake and a time to chat.