Archive for the Events category

York Advocacy Logo Competition

From April 2013 York Mind will start delivering two distinct advocacy services within a single organisation which will be called York Advocacy. Both services will provide free, independent and confidential Advocacy which will help individuals to understand their rights, make informed choices and ensure that their voices are heard and respected by those who make …

Tickets on sale!

Tickets are now on sale for the fantastic Motown and Soul night on 29th September.  Priced just £5 you can buy from the reception at York Mind, and we definitely recommend buying in advance! It will be a great night, fantastic music, very friendly people, with all proceeds to York Mind.

Fancy a Meal out?

This Saturday will see an army of restaurant staff working even harder than usual to please their customers!  Local mental health charity York Mind have recruited a number of local eateries to take part in “Tips for Mind” day, where every member of staff will be donating half of the cash tips they receive from …

The Big Draw

Magnetic Arts (a Community Interest Company) will be running “The Big Draw” at York Art Gallery, starting on September 14th (1pm to 4pm) – six sessions in total. There will be drawing , painting and print making based on the theme ‘Wonderland’. It will be free to participants referred through mental health services. Call Dan …

Free Craft Workshop

For mental-health service users Join us at “ACCORDING TO MAGEE” Art Gallery on Tower Street for a choice of various short interesting craft projects.  The event takes place on two days…Tuesday 4th and Tueseday 11th September, both 11am to to 3pm If interested please phone Dan Briittan at York Mind on 01904 643364 to book your place.

Lord Mayor’s Charity – £56,719

Regular readers will know that Cllr David Horton, who served as Lord Mayor of York for the 12 months up until May of this year, chose York Mind as one of his two charities to support during the year.  Many fantastic events were organised, and we know many of our readers supported them, so thank …

Classical Concert planned

Jessica Holgate is a young Classical Soprano who started vocal training at the age of 8. Her talent was recognised from a very young age and has given her success in several National competitions.  Her pure, clear sound and professionalism has impressed audiences from all around the world.  Jessica sings both classical and classical crossover …

Fancy a bike ride to Paris?

How do you fancy cycling from London to Paris, with a group of friendly, enthusiastic people next April?  The trip takes place over 5 days, and will be fully supported by a professional events company. Want to know the best bit?  Once you’ve paid your £99 deposit, the trip (including accommodation, most meals, ferry to France …

Photography Exhibition

On 13th July at Harlequins Attic Space, Kings Square, the two photography groups of York Mind, and The Retreat,  will be hosting an exhibition of the work done by the students. All are welcome – come along anytime between 5pm and 7pm.  

Dragon Boat Challenge re-scheduled

Sadly due to the torrential rain, Sunday’s Dragon Boat Challenge had to be cancelled, which was a great shame for all the people who had been making costumes, planning BBQs and of course fundraising ahead of the event.  We are pleased to let you know the the organisers (who have done a fantastic job by the …