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Wellbeing Friends session at Christchurch Mansion

Wellbeing Suffolk have a free session taking place on 19th April 2022 at 12-1pm at Christchurch Mansion’s Lower Tudor Room. This room is a ground floor accessible room. Are you passionate about mental health? Do you know a colleague, friend, family, client or other member of your community who needs our support? Become a Wellbeing Friend. To become a Wellbeing Friend, you need to simply to attend a one hour session, just like this one at Christchurch Mansion. This 1…

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Friends around the table

Sessions from Suffolk Artlink: Creatively connecting rural communities Celebrate ‘Food and Print’ in a series of creative get-togethers exploring food, culture and nature. Sessions will offer opportunities to learn new skills and meet new people. Sessions will particularly welcome family carers and adults living in rural areas. Sessions are totally FREE, but booking is essential. To find out more and to book please contact Carrie, e-mail: carrie@suffolkartlink.co.uk or phone: 01986 873955  For more information about Suffolk Artlink, visit their website by clicking…

Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Health Focus Group

The Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership Board would like to invite invite self-advocates, families and carers, provider organisations, board members, key organisations, and wider partnership to the Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Health Focus Group. About this meeting The Health Focus Group is a new group as part of the updated Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy 2021/22. The re-fresh of this strategy maintains our commitments to work together with partners across Suffolk. We want to work in new and different ways to ensure that…


Special Educational Needs Support for Pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties

Suffolk’s Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) is offering a free, relaxed online session for parents and carers in Suffolk. This session will explain the graduated approach to Special Educational Needs support and how this works for pupils with specific learning difficulties, including dyslexia. This session will be supported by the Lead Teacher for the specialist education outreach service for pupils with specific learning difficulties. The session will explore: • The key principles of SEN…


iSounds: music and podcast production at South Street Studios

iSounds: music and podcast production at South Street Studios in Ipswich. iSounds is a 10 week course starting Tuesday 18th January 2022 and finishing Tuesday 29th March 2022. You can sign up for the morning session 10am-12.30pm or the afternoon session 1.30pm-4pm. The course will cover beat making, songwriting, the basics of radio production and radio presenting. Listen to iSounds radio show examples by clicking this link: https://www.outloudmusic.org/ilearn For more information and to register please click this link: https://www.outloudmusic.org/ilearn “If…

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Join our WhatsApp messaging service

We have re-launched our WhatsApp messaging service. We will now be using WhatsApp’s ‘broadcast’ feature which keeps individual’s number private from other group members. We will be sending messages about things like: Health information News stories from around the UK Details of upcoming meetings, events and webinars Updates from local support organisations Information about social care Opportunities to join workshops, sessions or learning events easy-read information. To receive messages, please text join and your name to 07398 699001.


Wild About Kirkley

Sharing details of Wild About Kirkley, creative get-togethers from Suffolk Artlink. What? We welcome you to learn, grow, eat and share through a series of inspiring, social and creative bi-weekly get-togethers centred around Kirkley. From now until March, you can enjoy free activities led by artists, Carrie Phoenix and Kasia Posen, plus guests. From foraging and tasting to learning about local marine life and growing organic vegetables, you will creatively explore this place you call home alongside your friends and…


Creating Masculinity

Responding to ideas of masculinity through artwork As part of Men’s Mental Health Awareness Month, Suffolk Archives and GuyCryClub are supporting FREE wellbeing through art workshops, which will include an exhibition at the Hold in Ipswich. Workshop details: Saturday 6th November 10:00am – 12:30pm (men only) Saturday 6th November 1:30pm – 4:00pm (anyone welcome) Sunday 7th November 11:00am – 1:30pm (teenagers) All workshops will be held at The Hold, 131 Fore Street, Ipswich, IP4 1LR. You can register a place…


Transition to Secondary School: Gathering Your Views

These events from Suffolk SENDIASS may be of interest to family/carers of children moving from primary school to secondary school. Information about the events below: We want to make sure that the training and information we put together matches what families want to find out, to help them feel more confident. We are therefore offering 2 informal online sessions to gather the questions parents and carers have around transition to secondary school so they can tell us what kind of…


SENDIASS Session: Drafting and finalising an Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan and how families are involved

Drafting and Finalising an EHC Plan SENDIASS is offering an informal online session for parents and carersexploring the process of drafting and finalising an Education, Health andCare (EHC) plan. The session aims to help parents and carers who have had an EHCneeds assessment agreed but parents of children who already have EHCplans are also welcome, to build their confidence and understanding ofthe sections and what makes a good EHC plan. The session is not appropriate for parents/carers who are thinking…


Census 2021 Accessibility and Completion advice, online session Friday 19 March

Census 2021 accessibility and completion information from Norfolk and Suffolk’s Census Engagement Team About this session Census 2021 is the most accessible Census yet. Need help with the questionnaire? Need help getting a questionnaire? This session will look at accessibility options and offer more general advice on completing the Census whether online or on paper. Unsure of anything Census and the census team will help you. When are the sessions? Fri, 19 March 2021 14:00 – 15:30 Add to Calendar…


Open to all abilities this class is perfect if you’ve not danced before and want to try something new, or if you’re a regular and want to continue to improve your technique. Just like our regular classes in the Dancehouse, there are a limited number of spaces for the live sessions, so make sure to book as soon as possible! You’ll receive the Zoom link to join the class 1 hour before via email, and you’ll be able to join…



“Some of our most popular classes will now be available as live classes via Zoom. These will be free, but you must book your space via the website. Just like our regular classes in the Jerwood Dancehouse, there are a limited number of spaces for the live sessions, so make sure to book as soon as possible.” “We’ll also be hosting live guest workshops – these will become available to book on this page, so be sure to keep a…



Fiston Lusambo Online Video Jam Sessions: free weekly music workshops for people with learning disabilities & their families & carers. No music experience required! All musical levels welcome. Guitarist, arranger, producer and founder of Congolese dance band, The Zong Zing Allstars; Fiston Lusambo is a technically gifted musician with years of experience that has seen him perform with the amazing Afriquoi and alongside Grace Jones, Sting and Mose Fan Fan. As the parent of a grown-up son living with a…

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