15 Jan

Up Cycling Course – from 16 February 2019

Calling all crafters… Please see the poster advertising an ‘Up Cycling Course’ – no bikes! but lots of creative fun turning unused items into something new and fabulous! Download the poster here Places are limited so booking is essential please.  Contact Claire 0191 257 8000 claireh@linskill.org All the best Charly Mulvaney Older engagement worker Linskill…

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15 Jan

George Edward Horton Art Talk – 28 January 2019

This is the first in a series of events for 2019 from the engAGE Art Appreciation Group.  We are starting on Monday 28th January, 1-3pm, with an illustrated talk on North Shields Artist George Edward Horton.  If you would like to come along please let me know and book your ticket but also if you…

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15 Jan

Make Dance Happen – from 7 February 2019

Make Dance Happen is a programme for older participants, artists, and community volunteers of all abilities and experience to learn to run a dance ensemble within their own community. Make Dance Happen is a ‘learning by doing’ programme with community volunteers and artists. It provides participants with the skills and knowledge to co-produce neighbourhood arts…

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13 Jan

Disability North Benefits Workshop – 28 February 2019

Disability North is running their next benefits workshop on Thursday 28th February, 2-4pm at Disability North Conference Room (Disability North is in Newcastle): Disability North, The Dene Centre, Castle Farm Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1PH The workshop is for health care professionals, carers and family members of disabled people. The workshop will provide an overview…

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13 Jan

North Tyneside Mental Health Service User and Survivor Forum – 7 February 2019

The next Service User and Survivor Forum will take place on Thursday 7th February at the later than usual time of 2pm-4pm.  We’ll be meeting at The Oxford Centre,  82 W Farm Ave, Longbenton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 8LT   (if you ask at the customer services reception at the main entrance, they’ll point you in the…

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12 Jan

Launch of North Tyneside Mental Health Carer’s Forum – 30 January 2019

Hello, As you will probably know, Launchpad North Tyneside coordinates a lively and successful Service User and Survivor Forum that has been running for a few years. We recognise carers need to have a space to meet and be heard too, that’s why in partnership with North Tyneside Carers Centre, we are launching a new…

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12 Jan

Volunteer knitters wanted for new SAINT project

Volunteers from VODA’s SAINT (Social Action in North Tyneside) project are looking to involve individuals, knitting groups and any other interested community groups in a project that helps children to cope with traumatic experiences. Northumbria Police’s ‘Trauma Teddies’ scheme involves police officers giving a teddy to young children they meet during their daily patrols or…

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21 Dec

engAGE festive wishes and dates for your diary

Merry Christmas and a Happy New year from all at engAGE – what a year hey!  Thank you so much for coming along and trying all the activities. Looking forward to seeing people in the New Year….we have all sorts planned. Potential recorder playing sessions! A repeat of our annual First Aid workshop looking at…

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