Feeling isolated / looking for a place to learn new skills, have fun - come and try us out
Assessible information: Our ground floor - cafe, hall, sensory room, training kitchen and WC's are all wheelchair accessible. We have a changing plinth in the disabled toilet also. Wramp available from front entrance and stair lift for use to the first floor. If you need us to make an activity more acceissble please ask and we will do our best. We have a electric desk available in the hall and sponge grips for paint brushes, knifes and folkes. Beakers and straws available also.
COVID SAFE ACTIVITIES
10am till 12 - mid-day = Scatter and natter - Todlar group / parent Gardian play time. We offer the hall and sensory room for your use. There are a variety of games, toys, paint, dvds and books for you and the children. (Not allowed at the moment due to Covid - please come though and colour or make craft kits or bring your own play items)
10am till 12 - 1pm = Knit and Natter - bring your knitting or borrow our wool and needles. Sit and enjoy yourself, three lounge areas to choose from.
12-mid-day - 4pm = 1066 Crafters - this is a social craft group for anyone whom has a mental health diagnosis. This group uses the cafe as a permanant venue. They do rug making, art, craft kits, sewing, model making etc. There is a cost of £2 for this session including tea, coffee and biscutes that they provide. They meet in the hall and enjoy a social time together.
10am - 12 mid-day = Natter and Chatter - Come and have a coffee, meet other people.
1pm - 2.30pm = Connections group - AlPHA course followed by St Johns Gospel study - this is a relaxed meeting where you can debate, ask quetions and share views. Led by Rev Chris Sears. You do not have to be a church goer or Christian to come along. You may just be intreasted in knowing more about what church is and christianity. This meeting takes place in the sensory room, which is through the hall. You can ask at the counter if your not sure where to go. (STARTS SEPTEMBER)
10:00 - 12:00 = Reading zone - Borrow a book and relax, buy if you wish to take it home or we will store it covid style with your name on it for when you next come in. If you like to discuss literature your welcome to start up a reading club.
12 mid-day till 4pm = 1066 Crafters - please see information from Monday
19:00 - 20:00 = Bible Study - Praise, prayer & Informal bible study, discussion group. This meeting takes place in the soft seating area of the cafe.
closed but available for day hire and evening hire
10:00 - 12:00 = Paint and Draw - materials provided you will be given paper, your own set of paint or pens to use during this session. You will need to return your used items into the box provided for us to clean after your use.
10:00 - 12:00 = Music chill zone = relax in the sensory room - listen to music and relax - please ask at counter to use this room, the volunteers will show you where supplies are and set it up for you. Please put used cds etc into the box provided for cleaning after your use. Door to be kept open for air flow. Max 4 people in room at one time if not from same home.
5.45pm- 7.00pm = 12 Step Addiction Recovery Program - this is a practicle faith based program based on the AA's big book but with the use of biblical examples for the 12 steps, video clips, discussion. No pressure to share experiances but oportunity to if you wish. Open to anyone who has an addiction / behaviour that is controling their lives. Example addictions - alchol, substance mis-use, food, money spending, social media, self harm etc..... To gain entry after 7pm ring door bell situated under the grab rail by front door. We meet in the soft seating area of the cafe. Confidential meeting and nothing spoken in the meeting is repeated outside of it. Led by Nicola.
10am - 3pm Childrens & Adult Craft fun - crafts kits available to purchase and make, pocket money prices, painting, sewing.
1:30am -2.30pm Musical movement - come and enjoy the music and stretch and flex - social distance style.
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