Photo of a volunteer speaking at the City Hall event


We hold a range of events, conferences and workshops each year to fundraise, build awareness, and campaign for this important cause. If you would like us to speak at one of your events, please email

Parental Mental Illness Conference with ACAMH 2019
Image of a girl looking at the camera which a man behind her, holding her shoulders

In November 2019, we held a conference, run in association with ACAMH to ‘Challenge the Silence’ that children and young people face with a parent with mental illness.

London Bubble 2019 Summer workshop
A group of children and adults cheering for the camera in a group at London Bubble

Following on from the previous year’s success, we ran a new drama workshop with London Bubble in Southwark for young people aged 13 – 18.

Hearing Young Voices 2019
Photo of three young people from the Mayor of London's Peer Outreach team

Held at City Hall and supported by the Mayor of London’s Community Engagement Team and Peer Outreach Team, this conference provided a great opportunity to hear from children and families

#BeingSeenAndHeard launch 2018
Photo of Alan Cooklin and Alastair Campbell at the House of Commons campaign launch event in front of a banner

Our ‘Being Seen and Heard’ campaign and petition was launched at the House of Commons, calling for recognition and support for children and young people affected by parental mental illness

Graffik Gallery fundraiser 2018
Photo showing a crowd of people at Our Time's auction, including Our Time CEO Dympna Cunnane

We held a fantastic fundraiser and auction, led by Louise Simmons from Christies, for which Our Time’s trustees and staff sourced many great items