In this section of the website you can find out about a range of events and news taking place around the Trust and in our local communities. If you have an event you would like us to advertise please get in touch: e-mail membership@slam.nhs.uk or phone Carol Stevenson on 020 3228 2441

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Monday 14 August

Art Workshop!
We are holding an opportunity to help create an art work installation for our event at the Ritzy. It will be a relaxed afternoon of paper-mache, collage and painting. No previous art experience needed, it’s really about just relaxing and enjoying being creative with others.
Please get in contact with Ana-Maria.Amato@slam.nhs.uk or ring SHARP on 020 3228 7050 if you are interested in attending.

SHARP Gallery, 308-312 Brixton Road, SW9 6AA

Thursday 17 August, 10am or 1.15pm

Caring with Carers: Free half day course
FREE half day course. Build on your caring expertise and personal resilience by developing your personalised care skills. Includes session on safe moving and handling, mouth care, nutrition, personal hygiene, skin care, self-care and managing medications, from which you can choose TWO to attend.
Course is open to people who care unpaid for a friend or family member over the age of 18 who uses a GP practice in south east Lambeth, uses hospital services, has three long term conditions and/or is at risk of a fall.
Refreshments will be provided and travel and carer cover reimbursed.
To take part or to find out more: Email: karen.bonner@gstt.nhs.uk or tel: 07920181631 or 020 7188 7188

Sherman Education Centre, 4th Floor Southwark Wing, Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London, SE1 9RT

Monday 21 August, 10.30am to 12noon

Carers: Have Your Say
Croydon Council is updating their Carers Strategy for the next five years and they want to hear your views. Come to this session and let the council know what support would help you. If you are interested, email stephen.bahooshy@croydon.gov.uk.

Carers Support Centre, 24 George Street, Croydon CR0 1PB

Tuesday 22 August, 5pm

Bird Walk
Bird Walk with Eric member of local RSPB.
We have a small grant from the Governors’ Smile scheme to put up some bird feeders around the hospital sites and this walk will look at sites for bird feeders
Contact Cathy Flower for more information 0203 228 7050

In front of the ORTUS Building, Maudsley Hospital site.

Friday 25 August, 10am

Seek a Celeb
Join us at Bethlem Museum for a family fun summer hols event!
Inspired by our Stanley Lench exhibition we have hidden artistic versions of celeb faces around the museum. Help us to find them all!
This is a free event, donations are accepted. Please book here.

Bethlem Museum of the Mind, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3BX

Saturday 26 August, 11am to 12

History Walk
Join us for a walk around the stunning grounds of the Bethlem Royal Hospital with artist Matthew in collaboration with the Bethlem Museum of the Mind. On this walk we will be asking ‘What was here before?’ and finding out about the history of the hospital from when it moved in 1930.
Please book here

Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3BX

Saturday 26 August, 1 to 1.15 pm

Dance of the Caring Person
Join Artists Xavier White and Liz Atkin in a dance that explores gestures of compassion, self care and forms of human connection. Spectate or participate, and take with you a caring movement to repeat and pass on. Please arrive promptly.
All welcome

Bethlem Gallery, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3BX

Saturday 26 August, 2pm 

Cheating the Death Instinct: Psychoanalysis, Celebrity and Self-Harm
Dr Sarah Chaney, author of ‘Psyche on the Skin: A History of Self-Harm’, explores the history of self-harm, from Karl Menninger’s ‘Man Against Himself’ to examples in literature and art including William Kurelek’s painting, ‘I Spit on Life’.
Free event, please book here

Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3BX

Saturday 26 August, 3 to 5 pm

Live music & poetry
Join artists, musicians and poets on the final day to play the show out in style.
All welcome

Bethlem Gallery, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3BX

Thursday 31 August, 6.30 to 8pm

Lambeth Mental Health Carers forum
Platform for carers providing support to someone suffering mental ill health.
Email : david.meyrick@helpforcarers.org.uk
Contact David Meyrick on Tel No: 020 7501 8974

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