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Our London Bubble Theatre Workshops are back!
A group of children and adults cheering for the camera in a group at London Bubble
After last year’s success, we are delighted to be running a free five-day theatre and drama workshop for 13 – 18-year-olds in Southwark, London with London Bubble supported by BBC Children in Need.
Our Time awarded grant by The Worshipful Company of Grocers
The Worshipful Company of Grocers crest with helmet, shield and griffins
We are delighted to have been awarded a grant by The Worshipful Company of Grocers. The funds will enable the delivery of a project designed to train staff in 10 primary schools in the London Borough of Ealing so that they are better able to support children (primary school pupils) affected by a parent who has a mental illness.
East London project update
Workshop in progress with woman looking over at someone in the ring
Our Time kicked off its engagement activities this week by holding a focus group with families in Tower Hamlets, in partnership with the Child and Adults Mental Health Project Team. 
Oslo conference – It Takes a Village
Hands of lots of workshop participants crossing over in a workshop
Alan Cooklin, Lenny Fagin, Dympna Cunnane and Kirsty Tahta Wraith (who got a full bursary) attended an international conference on parental mental health “It Takes a Village” in Oslo in May.
Our Time joins the APPG on better mental health provision in schools
Pupil doing maths in school
Campaigning for better mental health provision in schools – Our Development Director joins the APPG on Psychology debate on this subject April was an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) month for me, with two trips to the House of Commons and one to the House of Lords, to attend APPGs relating to children and young people’s mental health and well-being.
Our Time selected as Global’s Make Some Noise charity partner
Global's Make Some Noise JPEG Logo
We are delighted to have been selected by Global’s Make Some Noise this year for their major fundraising campaign that kicks off in May. Global’s Make Some Noise is a national charity linked to eight major radio stations that funds and raises awareness of local projects using radio.
Our Time meets the Queen at Windsor
Helena Kulikowska outside Windsor Castle for Our Time
On 2nd April, Our Time was invited to attend a reception hosted by the Queen at Windsor Castle to celebrate the centenary of the NCVO. Read more about the event.
Our Time conducts research project in East London
Man typing on a Mac Book
At the end of last year, Our Time was awarded funding by the Big Lottery to undertake a research project into the needs of children affected by parental mental illness and their families in the boroughs of Newham and Tower Hamlets.
Brent Carers Workshop
Brent Carers Workshop - a round table of attendees
Our Time trustees, Chineye and Ambeya, attended the Brent Young Carers workshop and have provided a summary of the session.