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    8 September

    This Autumn, we’ll be transforming Vicar Lane into a safe space that invites you to come along and get involved. From 10th September we’ll be hosting an array of charities and support groups that offer the opportunity to gain advice, connect with others or speak confidentially with trained professionals.

    From managing mental health & rising costs to tackling loneliness and anxiety, at Vicar Lane, WE CARE and we’re delighted to invite you to various pop ups and workshops to help manage life a little better.

    All events will be FREE to join so keep an eye out on the live schedule below for upcoming dates for your diary!






    Saturday 10TH Sept

    10am – 3pm

    ‘Public Living Room’

    Hosted by Derbyshire Voluntary Actions Mental Health Liaison Service and The Georgia Bird Foundation

    Drop-In Session

    On Saturday the 10th September we will be holding a public living room where members of the public can just come for a chat and/or speak confidentially to mental health workers about mental health awareness and suicide prevention.

    Find us in unit 7/8 located opposite our big screen

    Tuesday 13th Sept

    From 10am

    ‘In Conversation With’

    Hosted by Kakou and part of the Social Fuse Festival

    Register interest on Event Brite.

    Free to attend

    A celebration of collective impact that our local social enterprises bring to the community – putting people, purpose and planet first. Part of the Social Fuse Festival that runs from 11th-18th September.

    Find us in unit 7/8 located opposite our big screen

    Wednesday 14th Sept

    10am – 3pm

    Mental Health Awareness Workshop with Ellie Scott

    Drop-In Session

    A Mental health workshop providing an introduction to mental health. Included is how to recognise signs of stress and providing resources and services in Derbyshire that are available to everyone.  

    Find us in unit 7/8 located opposite our big screen

    Thursday 15th Sept

    10am – 4pm

    ‘A Colourful world’ 

    Hosted by Junction a local charity who uses the arts to improve wellbeing and inspire change. Charity Number 515303

    Materials will be provided

    Drop-In Session

    In this pop-up workshop, you’ll explore creativity through colour, pattern and play to explore a new world without limits. We’ll be sharing the ways in which the Arts can improve wellbeing in people, places and whole communities. There’s no experience or art background needed to join the workshop, just the courage to get involved and have a go!

    Find us in unit 7/8 located opposite our big screen

    Tuesday 20th Sept

    Tuesday 27th Sept

    Tuesday 4th Oct

    10am – 3pm

    Knit & Natter

    A local group that aims to welcome people who knit or crochet, whatever their level or skill, into a relaxed and calming environment with the opportunity to meet others

    Wednesday 21st Sept

    10am – 3pm

    National Fitness Day

    National Fitness Day 2022 #FitnessDay will take place on Wednesday 21st September

    Wednesday 5th October

    10am – 3pm

    Stand To

    A drop-in session hosted by Stand To. A local Derbyshire charity, dedicated to Derbyshire’s Ex-Forces community. Stand To offer free, confidential alcohol support services and provide access to DAAS in-house counselling team

    Find us in unit 7/8 located opposite our big screen

    Saturday 8th Oct

    11am – 3pm

    7.00pm Movie Night

    One Great Day & Charity Movie Night

    A Family Fun Day raising funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital and Bluebell Wood Hospice. For more information click here 

    From 7pm you can join us for a charity screening of Mrs. Doubtfire. Tickets can be booked here 

    In front of the large screen at Vicar Lane,

    If you have any questions regarding any of the events you see, please contact Sarah Bowler at the Centre Management Team on 01246 23463.