Latest Past Events

Blues Busting

Star and Shadow Cinema Warwick Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Blues Busting Sat, 11 January 2020, 12:00 – 16:00 GMT @Star and Shadow Cinema Book tickets here: Winter Blues Buster with a difference, one that acknowledges & embraces the difficult times in life. Come along & share, celebrate & party! There will be live music, poetry and performance art; Stalls with vibrant artwork and information of Mental health groups and services; As well as short creative films from the North East. This event also celebrates the graft and support over the last 2 years of all our participants, volunteers and staff that took part in the Heads & Tales Project, a new Mental health heritage Archive for the North East. A MASSIVE THANK YOU! About the wider project: HEADS & TALES is a 2 year project to create a new heritage archive for the North…

World Mental Health Day @ St Nicholas Hospital Oct 10th 11am-2pm

St Nicholas Hospital Jubilee Rd,, Newcastle upon Tyne

Celebrate World Mental Health Day and the 150th birthday of St Nicholas Hospital on Thursday 10th October 2019 at the Jubilee Theatre, St Nicholas Hospital, 11am - 2pm 11.00: Welcome and introduction – Ken Jarrold, Chair, CBE 11.10: The play “Clear White Light”, set in St Nicholas Hospital, is on its second run at Live Theatre, from 19 September - 12 October and features the songs of the late Alan Hull of Lindisfarne – some of which were written when Alan was working as a nurse at the hospital. We’re delighted that we will have with us Ray Laidlaw and Billy Mitchell, who play and sing in “Clear White Light” and are formerly of Lindisfarne, plus play director Joe Douglas. An hour of music, reminiscence, reflection on the issues - and the story of the play.…

Pop up Exhibition, World Mental Day 1st-31st October @ Newcastle City Library

Newcastle City Library IT Suite level 4, 33 New Bridge St W,, Newcastle upon Tyne

Heads & Tales, Mental Health Heritage Project 1st-31st October Foyer, Newcastle City Library Showcasing a small but complex and diverse collection of items, information, audio and artworks from a new mental health archive for the North East. Exploring, challenging and rebalancing representation of mental health through lived experience. HEADS & TALES is a 2 year project to create a new heritage archive for the North East exploring, rebalancing and celebrating the voice of adults experiencing mental health conditions. This project is shaped and led by participants, volunteers and staff who are directly or indirectly affected by mental health issues. Led by Chilli Studios, a Mental Health Focused Art Studio, and funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund. For more info In conjunction with World Mental Health Day October 10th.