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

Date and Time   Event details   Contact information

24 March and 28 March, 9am to 5pm

Minding Health One Day Training Course
Training and support to have meaningful conversations with the public or local communities
Drinks provided, bring your lunch
To book email: Levis.mendonca@slam.nhs.uk
For more information email: Ermias.alemu@slam.nhs.uk

24 March: 160 Tooley Street, SE1 2QH

28 March: Weare336, 336 Brixton Road, London SW9 7AA

Saturday 25 March, 2pm

Music as Therapy in the Nineteenth-Century Asylum
Free talk
Dr Rosemary Golding of The Open University examines the uses of music in asylums during the time of Edward Elgar, Britain's most famous asylum musician. Book here. 

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

Tuesday 28 March  to Sunday 2 April

Walks Festival: Explore, Exercise, Exhale
28 March: William Blake; Mary Wollstencroft; Dicken’s London
29 March: Charlie Chaplin
1 April: Bermondsey (Michael Caine and Tommy Steele); Beautification projects in Southwark; Ada Salter and the Rotherhithe Radical Non-conformists
2 April: London Hinterlands (with InspiralLondon)
CoolTan is holding a walking festival entitled ‘Explore, Exercise, Exhale’ this Spring, to celebrate their walking programme ‘CoolWalks’, based on CoolTan’s ten years’ experience of developing and running public walks.
100% of the ticket prices goes back into CoolWalks, which trains vulnerable adults to become walk guides.
Details of individual walks and booking at the website

Various locations.

Friday 31 March and Saturday 1st April, 2 to 5pm

Art in Mind
Please drop-in to explore arts in therapy and arts for wellbeing, join our art exchange and help us build an ideal art school.
SLaM is working in partnership with Tate Exchange. More information here.

Tate Modern, Switch House Level 5, Bankside, London, SE1 9TG

Throughout April

Kennington Park - An inclusive Health and Education Centre?
'The natural environment underpins our social and economic systems; it makes life on Earth possible and worth living. 
A resourceful, community focussed group of locals wish to creatively explore this vision with you, draw together the great work already going on in around Kennington Park and see how we can be stronger together with 'A centre of excellence for health and education' in our hearts and effort.
Free events, more information here.

Kennington Park Café, 4 Saint Agnes Place, SE11 4BE

Saturday 1 April, 9.30am to 5pm

Gardening volunteers wanted to kick start a new therapeutic garden in Ladywell
Today: Wild Flower and Perennial Meadow
Lewisham’s Integrated Psychological Therapies Team (IPTT) and St. Mary’s Church are working together to create a therapeutic gardening project near the Ladywell Unit, Lewisham Hospital.
Join us in making the therapeutic garden a reality. No prior experience required, you just need to be willing and able. All including staff and service-users welcome.
Hot and cold refreshments and lunch provided.
For more details, contact:
Mr Carmine De Rosa 07736 461 693
Fr Steve Hall, Vicar   020 8690 2682

St. Mary’s Church, Lewisham (near Ladywell Unit)

Saturday 1 April, 2pm

Obscurity and Notoriety: A Tale of Two Nineteenth Century Patients
Free Talk
Colin Gale, Bethlem Hospital’s Archivist, highlights the cases of Harriet Jordan and Edward Oxford, patients at Bethlem in the nineteenth century.

More information here.

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

Thursday 6 April, 9am to 5pm; Friday 7 April, 9am to 5pm

Also 25 and 27 April

Minding Health One Day Training Course
Training and support for people working in the community to have meaningful conversations with the public or local communities
Drinks provided, bring your lunch
To book email: Levis.mendonca@slam.nhs.uk
For more information email: Ermias.alemu@slam.nhs.uk

Thursday: Cambridge House, 1 Addington Square, London SE5 0HF.

Friday: Lewisham & Greenwich Room, 4th Floor, 1 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7NT

Friday 7 April, 10am to 3.30pm

Find The Bunnies!
Our naughty Bethlem Bunnies are hiding all over the museum! We will need your help to find them – come to the museum and follow the clues they have left behind. If you find all of the bunnies we will give you a small gift to say thank you!
This is a free, family friendly event at Bethlem Museum of the Mind. Please register your interest using this link.

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

Saturday 22 April

London Grows: The Big Dig
Volunteer for a day of good work and good food to help local gardens get ready for the growing season. Browse the city maps to find a garden near you looking for volunteers.
There are more than 50 participating gardens across our four local boroughs, so there should be one near you. Check here
Are you a representative of a Community Garden?
Community gardens in London, Manchester and Birmingham can register for their local Big Dig 2017 via their city's Big Dig Map. Click here, choose your city's icon on the right, and then click the 'Join' button in the top right corner of the map to sign up.
Want to find out more? Get in touch with us here

Across London, Manchester and Birmingham

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