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Tea Dance – Weds 9th December

In the warm embrace of The Portico Gallery.

Our next Tea Dance is on Weds 9th December so come and join us – from 2.30pm until 4.30pm.

Live Music, home made cakes, a space to try out some new dances, a sing-a-long, toddlers play area, community scarf knitting and lovely recreational activities.

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Our Photographer is Sabine Theole www.sabinethoelephotography.com

Our special event is a social, warm and inclusive event. We welcome people in wheelchairs, people with Dementia, and we’d like to reach isolated people in our community.

If you’d like to be involved as a musician, a baker, a dancer, or can or just come for fun, please get in touch.  We are also looking for anyone who can lend their skills in knitting, crocheting and any other crafts-based activities to the event.

If you know someone who would benefit from such an event, please let us know as we may be able to help them get to us.

Admittance is now free, but you can make a donation towards the baking if you feel you would like to support it.

Dementia friendly.  Disabled access.

The Tea Dance has its own Facebook page where you can see the line up, photos and hear news about it. Please visit and share.  https://www.facebook.com/pages/West-Norwood-Tea-Dance/316095418589678

Tea Dance – 14th Oct 2015

It’s the Tea Dance’s Birthday Party!

Our next Tea Dance is on Weds 14th Oct and it’s our first birthday so we’ll be celebrating in style!

Come and join us – from 2.30pm until 4.30pm.

Live Music, home made cakes, a space to try out some new dances, a sing-a-long, toddlers play area, community scarf knitting and other birthday-shaped activities.

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Our Photographer is Sabine Theole www.sabinethoelephotography.com

Our special event is a social, warm and inclusive event. We welcome people in wheelchairs, people with Dementia, and we’d like to reach isolated people in our community.

If you’d like to be involved as a musician, a baker, a dancer, or can or just come for fun, please get in touch.  We are also looking for anyone who can lend their skills in knitting, crocheting and any other crafts-based activities to the event.

If you know someone who would benefit from such an event, please let us know as we may be able to help them get to us.

Admittance is now free, but you can make a donation towards the baking if you feel you would like to support it.

Dementia friendly.  Disabled access.

The Tea Dance has its own Facebook page where you can see the line up, photos and hear news about it. Please visit and share.  https://www.facebook.com/pages/West-Norwood-Tea-Dance/316095418589678

Shown/Unshown Art & Photography

An exhibition of local therapeutic art – plus photography by Sabine Thoele.

Fri 9th October – Private View from 3pm-9pm.
The exhibition runs until Fri 16th October inclusive (see viewing times below).

Therapeutic Art
The exhibition will show work by people who use art as part of their therapeutic expression.  Mental health centres, care homes and individuals are invited to contribute work which may not usually have an opportunity to be shown.

Unshown main pic

 

Sabine Thoele photographic exhibition
Running alongside a collection of therapeutic art from a variety of organisations involved in mental well-being will be an exclusive exhibition of Sabine Thoele’s work….beautiful photography to mark the first anniversary of the West Norwood Tea Dance.

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Exhibition viewing times:
Fri 9th Oct – Private View – 3pm to 9pm
Sat 10th Oct – 11am to 4pm.  There will then be a FEAST Film screening of Twin Peaks (PG) so the exhibition will open again from 7.30pm until 11pm closing time.
Sun 11th Oct -11am to 4pm
Mon 12th Oct – viewing by appt only – call 0208 761 7612.
Tues 13th, Weds 14th, Thurs 15th Oct – open from 11am to 3pm
Fri 16th Oct – open 7pm to 11pm.

(The final evening we will also hosting our first Ceilidh/Folk of the Wood evening since June – a hugely popular event – for tickets in advance you can visit www.folkofthewood.co.uk or pay on the door.)

More information about Sabine Thoele:  Sabine’s background lies in Street Photography, capturing fleeting moments that can tell a whole story. Through her involvement as a dementia befriender, she became aware of the Tea Dance Project and has been documenting the event since its beginning in October 2014.
Website: www.SabineThoelePhotography.com
For more details contact: info@porticogallery.org.uk

Tea Dance – June 2015

Our next Tea Dance is on Weds 10th June with a special Summery theme.  From 2.30pm until 4.30pm.

Live Music, home made cakes, a space to try out some new dances, a sing-a-long, toddlers play area, community scarf knitting and summer-themed activities.

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Our Photographer is Sabine Theole www.sabinethoelephotography.com

Our special event is a social, warm and inclusive event. We welcome people in wheelchairs, people with Dementia, and we’d like to reach isolated people in our community.

If you’d like to be involved as a musician, a baker, a dancer, or just come for fun, please get in touch.

If you know someone who would benefit from such an event, please let us know as we may be able to help them get to us.

Admittance is now free, but you can make a donation towards the baking if you feel you would like to support it.

Dementia friendly.  Disabled access.

The Tea Dance has its own Facebook page where you can see the line up, photos and hear news about it. Please visit and share.  https://www.facebook.com/pages/West-Norwood-Tea-Dance/316095418589678

Tea Dance – April 2015

Our next Tea Dance is on Weds 8th April with a special Easter theme.  From 2.30pm until 4.30pm.

Live Music, home made cakes, a space to try out some new dances, a sing-a-long, toddlers play area, community scarf knitting and painting ceramics.

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Our Photographer is Sabine Theole www.sabinethoelephotography.com

Our special event is a social, warm and inclusive event. We welcome people in wheelchairs, people with Dementia, and we’d like to reach isolated people in our community.

If you’d like to be involved as a musician, a baker, a dancer, or just come for fun, please get in touch.

If you know someone who would benefit from such an event, please let us know as we may be able to help them get to us.

Admittance is now free, but you can make a donation towards the baking if you feel you would like to support it.

Dementia friendly.  Disabled access.

The Tea Dance has its own Facebook page where you can see the line up, photos and hear news about it. Please visit and share.  https://www.facebook.com/pages/West-Norwood-Tea-Dance/316095418589678

Art & Soul.

We’ve made a lovely lovely thing for you all, it is an A5 limited edition, informative magazine. It contains up to the minute info on a whole load of local art news as well as some amazing creative writing. We would like your articles, thoughts, poems, reviews or suggestions for the next one which is due to be published early spring!

And the best thing is it is only a £1! …buy it from us right now. Or you could download it for nothing, but we will not fix the leaking roof without your help.

Click on the link below

Dec. 2014 A5 magazine