News from The Comedy Trust

INTERNATIONAL WEEKEND OF WELLBEING COMES TO LIVERPOOL COMEDY FESTIVAL 2018 7 VENUES ACROSS ST GEORGE’S QUARTER TO HOST FREE EVENTS ON SEP 15th & 16th On September 15th and 16th, the inaugural International Weekend of Wellbeing will see 7 venues across Liverpool’s St George’s Quarter become an exciting hub for a cutting-edge and compelling conversation…

Kindred Minds’ Summer Fete

Kindred Minds had their Summer Fete on Friday, 10th August. And of course, after weeks of heatwave, you say ‘Summer Fete’ and rain is guaranteed. BUT, it was still a lot of fun! There was a great stall selling arts, crafts and plants. All the items were made or grown…

Liverpool Mental Health Consortium’s Headspace Hangar

I had the privilege of volunteering at the Headspace Hangar that Liverpool Mental Health Consortium brought to this year’s Africa Oyé Festival in Sefton Park.  A quiet, safe space for festival goers to chill out providing an oasis of calm for anyone feeling overwhelmed by the excitement and stress such events…

Mad Pride

        On Saturday 21st April I attended my first Mad Pride. Mad Pride is an annual event hosted by LMHC (Liverpool Mental Health Consortium), this is its third year in Liverpool. Mad Pride has its roots in Toronto, Canada where it began in 1996 and is now a worldwide movement made…

Good news for the end of the year

The Liverpool Mental Health Consortium were one of the local organisations that had a major cut in their funding this year. The charity is the organisation behind the annual mental health festival in October and Mad Pride that have been reported on WellPool previously. Great news is that they have…

Liverpool Mental Health Festival 2017

A fab festival which was open to all, individuals and families alike.   There were many events over the two weeks in approximately 40 venues, starting with a Comedy Night at 81 Renshaw Street on Sunday, 1 October, a really good event that had us all laughing in the aisles, with…

Kindred Minds Office Warming

This is an open invitation to Kindred Minds’ new office and a great opportunity to meet the team who have pushed for Wellpool’s set up, maintenance and progress. Do come along and say hello, bring a friend or two.

Granby Street Market – Creating Well-Being for a Community.

If you’re at a loose end tomorrow (Saturday, 5th August 2017), and you are in the South Liverpool area, why not have a look at Granby Street Market. It’s a great example of how a community pulls together and creates a monthly event for the people and by the people….

Tree House Liverpool

A group of residents living near Newsham Park in Fairfield, Liverpool have formed themselves into a group initially started around their love of the local park. They put on an event on Saturday (29th May 2017), which was well-attended and, for me, very inspiring (I’m sure I’m not alone in…

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