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S.W.I.T.C.H ‘Word Up Project’

Are you creative, passionate and ready to make your voice heard? Want the opportunity to develop your writing skills and then grab the mic centre stage? THEN THE WORD UP PROJECT IS LOOKING FOR YOU! A new FREE spoken word project and showcase for young people aged 15-25; funded by the National Institute for Health Research ...

Soothsayers Music Workshops

Acclaimed Brixton based band Soothsayers, who’s music combines afrobeat, dub/reggae and jazz, in association with NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre, will be holding another free Music Workshop on the 24th January, from 5pm – 7pm at; St Peter’s Church, Walworth Liverpool Grove London SE17 2HH   Music created during the workshop will be incorporated into ...

South East London Photography (SELPh) Exhibition

SELPh is a community photography project offering people recovering from mental illness an opportunity to use photography to explore and reflect on their experiences. This exhibition explores mental health in relation to physical health, identity, community and dreams through photography, accompanied by a collection of poems from our partner project Spoken Word in the Community Hubs (S.W.I.T.C.H).

Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies (IWES) Celebrate 25 Years of Serving Communities

HERON is celebrating our longest running community partnership with the Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies (IWES) and in celebration of their 25th year of serving communities, we’re supporting IWES in their fundraising efforts. If you’d like to make a donation, please see here. The Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies (IWES) is an internationally recognised non-profit community ...

HERON Conference 2018

HERON’s second conference, ‘current and future directions in health equity research and action,’ took place on 31 October 2018. The 2018 conference took a future-orientated perspective to explore how we can learn from present research and tackle inequalities through future research and action. The day included oral/poster presentations and workshop sessions from both academic and non-academic work.  See here ...

Art and Exhibitions

The South East London Photography (SELPh) group was launched in November 2011. The group was founded by Billy Gazard, Wojtek Wojcik and Anthony Wallace in association with the HERON Network and funding from the South London and the Maudsley Charity. The project initially used photography to talk about everyday experiences but now uses a variety of media to highlight ...

Events

HERON organises a number of activities to bring different groups of people together to talk about health inequalities. This includes conferences, seminars, workshops, research outreach, exhibitions and performance, as well as the SELPh project.  Frequent collaborators include King’s Diversity and Inclusion and the Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies. Please see our events page for ...