06 Jul

NTAS II What’s On – July 2021

Our aim is to raise awareness of positive mental health and wellbeing through the arts. Details of workshops and online events can be found here:https://www.facebook.com/NorthTynesideArtStudio/ NTAS ll is situated in The Forum Shopping Centre, Wallsend. To book a session please email: booking.ntas2@gmail.comPhone: 0191 2961156 Download the flyer here.

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07 Jun

Northern Pride Festival moves online for 2021

June is Pride month, dedicated to celebrating the LGBTQ+ communities all around the world. It’s usually celebrated with parades and marches but with coronavirus and social distancing still in place, things will be a little different this year. North East festival-goers are invited to show their pride virtually this year, as one of the UK’s largest LGBTQ+…

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14 May

Chilli Studio News – May 2021

Welcome to the Chilli Newsletter. There’s a lot of exciting things happening soon and opportunities for our members to be involved with. 1. CHILLI STUDIOS IS OPENAND EXTENDING OUR WORKSHOPS! See above for updated workshops at the studio. Please send an expression of interest in which events & workshops you would like to attend and…

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28 Feb

Free virtual fitness sessions for anyone 16+ in NE28/29 postcodes

In partnership with Family Gateway, Hannah from TyneMet NESA is delivering free virtual fitness sessions for anyone who lives in an NE28/29 postcode. The sessions are aimed at those who have barriers to exercising or are new to exercise… particularly the Anxious Buddies session on a Tuesday, that is for women only, who are struggling with…

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26 Feb

Northern Pride Festival moves online for 2021

North East festival-goers are invited to show their pride virtually this year, as one of the UK’s largest LGBTQ+ events moves online. Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, organisers of the Northern Pride Festival, sponsored by Barclays, have made the decision to postpone their physical event and UK Pride status until 22 – 24 July…

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07 Feb

New NT LIFE amateur mindful photography group

Snap Out Of It! is a weekly amateur mindful photography group which encourages you to explore your surroundings, notice and appreciate the unseen, become a tourist in your own neighbourhood and then collaborate as part of a team which each week shares and discusses its images. What’s it got to do with mental health? Mindfulness…

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01 Feb

Share your experience of accessing remote mental health services during the pandemic with Mind

My name is Amy, and I’m a Community Activist with Mind. Last week I wrote to you to share my own experience of accessing remote mental health services during the pandemic. Now I have a favour to ask of you – can you share your own experience with Mind? Take the survey Many of you will…

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01 Feb

No facial expressions, no empathy, no nothing

My name is Amy, and I’m a Community Activist with Mind. Since the start of the pandemic, the NHS has been giving a lot more of its support by telephone or online, rather than face-to-face. This was put in place to help stop the spread of coronavirus. While some people have really benefited from these…

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