Enriching

Southwark Carers try to make it easier for Carers to have a life outside of caring, this may be by making sure they can take part in leisure activities or by helping them return to training, education or work.

The day war came

We would like to offer you the opportunity to book free tickets for our upcoming family event, The Day War Came.

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Extraordinary Bodies

8th - 11th August We are offering a unique and exciting opportunity to perform with award-winning circus company, Extraordinary Bodies, at National Theatre London.

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Activity groups and outings

We aim to provide as many opportunities as we can for Carers to take a break from caring, relax together, learn together and have fun at the same time.

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Carers United

We have trained volunteers who are able to offer support to Carers of people who exhibit extreme challenging behaviour

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Training

Southwark Carers can provide bespoke training on how to identify Carers, their rights and support services available to them locally and nationally

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Whole family support

We help all members of the family ensuring all Carers receive services that will give them support and peace of mind.

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Health and Wellbeing

As an unpaid carer, it is important to look after your own health, so your ability to care is not affected.

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Employment Opportunities

We help Carers recognise transferable skills gained through caring and match these to employers’ needs.

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Volunteering Opportunities

If you are looking to get back into work or would like to give something back we have a number of openings at the Carers Centre

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Donate to Support Enriching Service

Your donations allow us to continue offering support groups, outings, training, employment and volunteering opportunities for carers.

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Unstoppable An Anthem for Carers

Our empowering service provides you with information and knowledge of your rights so that you are able to ensure that you are receiving everything that you are entitled to. Your donations for this track will allow us to continue offering emergency planning and resources for carers and professionals.

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South London Cares

Due to the spread of Coronavirus, South London Cares have made the difficult decision to suspend our Social Clubs from Friday 13th March until Thursday 30th April 2020

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Salsa Dance Class

Salsa Dance Class

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Seat based exercise video

Seat based exercise video

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Carers Week

Throughout the week we will be promoting our single Unstoppable An Anthem for Carers.

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Free Yoga and Meditation webinars

Thanks to kind sponsorship from Southwark Council’s COVID-19 Community Fund, we would like to invite you and your community to our free yoga and meditation webinars for Southwark Residents.

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Old Vic Pen Pal Network

To keep connected during these times we’ve created an OV Pen Pal Network, connecting over 60’s with primary school students where they share letters and are set a creative challenge every two weeks.

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What’s the Big Idea? Free Introductory Session

Learn the basics of screenwriting, how to form your idea into a workable story and formatting requirements that make a professional script

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Open Wellbeing

We are organizing the OPEN WELLBEING weekend - free online workshops with professional trainers in art, music, and time-management.

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COVID-19 and its impact on  youth health and wellbeing’

MyHealthnet Charity is holding a youth event.  Kindly help promote the attached flyer from MyHealthnet including the information below in your online publications and to share with the service user networks.

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Joint Southwark & Lambeth MH Carers forum

Welcome to the august update of the Joint Lambeth & Southwark MH carers forum.

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Annual Carers Festival

The 2020 festival will be a virtual event accessed through the Zoom link. The festival will include a range of music, games, crafts and activities with several carers being involved in their delivery.

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Coping with Anxiety

This new drop-in series of online sessions are aimed at teenagers and young professionals from 18-25 years of age.

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Flo Smith Now & Then

This event is organised and produced by Kick In The Head Productions held at the Outdoor Theatre at Bell House, Dulwich.

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Time for reflection – Focus on our Values

Are you living the life you want, focused on your values and one which gives you meaning?

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Make a Film in a Weekend

Join a team of ten to take on the objective of creating a short film in an upbeat, safe, and nurturing setting.

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Peckham Platform: Digital Tapestry

Would you like to be part of Digital Tapestry? 

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Southbank Centre Exhibitions

Get your culture fix. Go deeper into the arts and get to know the artists and thinkers that make up our distinctive programme.Southbank Centre Exhibitions

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Carers Festival Salsa Invitation

Carers Festival Salsa Invitation

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The Role of Mental Imagery

Alleviating and preventing much of the confusion that threatens to overwhelm students with dyslexia.

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Supporting the Dyslexic Learner – session 1

How you can best support a child at home and at school.

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Coping with Anxiety

This new drop-in series of online sessions are aimed at teenagers and young professionals from 18-25 years of age.

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Crime Fiction – the bestselling genre

South East London Authors host a lively and informative 90-minute Q&A for anyone interested in crime fiction, whether you’re a reader, a student or a writer.

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Royal Society for Blind Children October Activities

Information regarding our October programme, including activities for October half-term

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Lay Inspection Service Lead (p/t)

Please note: this will be a fixed term contract running until 31/3/2021.

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Information and Advice worker (maternity cover)

We are recruiting maternity cover for a role delivering information and advice to older people (60+)

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Meet the Curator

Join Alexander Moore, curator of Unearthed: Photography’s Roots for this engaging online talk

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Art & Nature

An alternative way to experience our Gallery

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DIY Natural Inks & Dyes

Get thrifty and make your own inks and dyes with items around your home

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Botanical Clay Sculpture

Ceramicist Katie Spragg makes beautiful clay sculptures inspired by plants

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Job Advert: Generalist Adviser – Covid-19 Financial Shield Project

We are looking for 2 full time advisers who will work within two areas of high deprivation in Southwark

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The Old Vic

This week is National Careers Week, so get ready for lots of free advice, insights and resources to help you in whichever direction you’re looking to travel.

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Citizen Research Community Workshop

CITIZEN RESEARCH COMMUNITY WORKSHOP Food Security in Southwark Guest speakers: Eleanor Watts Caroline Hughes OPEN TO ALL SENIORS & CARERS

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Migrant Birds in the Local Area

A talk about the birds of South East London and their migration.

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Why do Birds suddenly Disappear?

Why Do Birds Suddenly Disappear?

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Nick Bailey – “Revive your garden in 2021

Breathing life, style and good-health into your garden

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Fungus amongus: common mushrooms in England

Learn about the common mushrooms and fungi you can find in Britain

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Big City Butterflies – discovering London’s wildlife

Simon Saville will describe Butterfly Conservation’s new “Big City Butterflies” project

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Southwark Presents

Southwark’s cultural organisations provide all kinds of opportunities for young people to learn, connect and create.

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Do you care for an older person at home?

ArtTherapy4All set up free online art therapy groups for carers of older adults.

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Introduction to mindfulness

Have you thought about exploring mindfulness but are not sure if it’s for you or what to expect? Why not join us for this introductory session.

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Wake Up to Lyme

This online talk will focus on tick bite awareness in the UK

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Preparing for university with dyslexia

This workshop with Tina Hunter, who works with students at an FE college, will go through tips on how to prepare for the different way of working and studying at university

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Filmmaking 101

Every month, an industry professional will host an online tutorial, where they will delve into the fundamentals of a specific filmmaking discipline. 

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Shared Reading Sessions

Come along to our free online shared reading sessions to enjoy great literature, discussion and company on Tuesday afternoons, from 1 - 2pm

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Carers Week

Carers Week will run from Monday, 7 until Sunday, 13 June 2021 and its theme is to Make Caring Visible and Valued.

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Summer Reading Challenge

Join Southwark Libraries in the fictional town of Wilderville for this year's Summer Reading Challenge.

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Community Garden Masterclass

Join Mark Lane for a masterclass, as he discusses the benefits of community gardens

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Swifts in the city

Talk about the birds of South East London and their migration

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Filmmaking 101: Acting

The brilliant Filmmaking 101 series continues in August with a session on acting

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Painful periods and more

Endometriosis is a debilitating condition that affects a significant number of women

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Shared Reading

Spend a relaxing hour in the company of fellow literature lovers to talk about great stories and poetry.

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Filmmaking 101 Acting

This tutorial will be hosted by actors Keziah Joseph and James Broadley.

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Critters’ Art Club

This session is called 'Flower Bed Figures' where we will make inventive characters who will dwell in the flower beds

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Bell House Open Garden

Set behind the Georgian manor house, visitors can explore the peaceful two-acre garden.

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Dyslexia Fair 2021

The Bell House Dyslexia Fair is bouncing back!

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Book Club Celebrating Black History Month

Please join us for our monthly book club this Thursday 14th October in celebration of Black History Month.

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Find us

Southwark Carers
3rd Floor, Walworth Methodist Church,
54 Camberwell Road, London, SE5 0EN
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Contact us

020 7708 4497

Find us

Nearest tube – Elephant & Castle underground station (Northern and Bakerloo lines).

Nearest Railway Station – Elephant & Castle

Buses from Elephant and Castle – ask bus driver for Burgess Park. Bus numbers: 12, 171, 148, 176, 68, 484, 42, 40, 45