Pop Up Chatty Cafe
Jun 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Pop Up Chatty Cafe @ The Life House | England | United Kingdom

Come along to our pop-up chatty café for a 1-1 chat to our mental health practitioner for a listening ear, emotional support and signposting.

Please note this is not a counselling or crisis service.

For more information, please contact us on: 01914178043 or:

Craft Group
Jun 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

A relaxed group which offers a variety of crafts suitable for all levels of ability including drawing, painting, glass decorating and more.

For more information about joining this group, give us a call on 0191 417 8043 or email on

Lunch Club
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Enjoy a two-course lunch for £3.50 whilst chatting with like-minded people in our Café.

For more information, give us call on: 01914178043 or send us an email on:

Creative Minds @ Hetton
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Creative Minds @ Hetton @ The Hetton Centre | Hetton-le-Hole | England | United Kingdom

Enjoy this relaxed and friendly group, running at The Hetton Centre which offers a wide variety of crafts, including drawing, painting, glass painting, and knitting, to name just a few.

Food and Mood
Jun 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Food and Mood @ The Life House | England | United Kingdom

Eating healthy and having a routine with your food can affect your physical and mental health! Join us to learn more!

If you have any questions or would like to join us, give us a call on: 01914178043 or send us an email to:

Brunch Club
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Brunch Club @ The Life House | England | United Kingdom

Our brunch club gives you the opportunity to get out, meet new people and relax with a cuppa and some brunch, with brunch costing £1.50, such as bacon and sausage sandwiches in a safe space!

Please call us on: 0191 417 8043 if you are interested in coming along.

Knit & Natter
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Knit & Natter @ The Life House | England | United Kingdom

Come along to a friendly, relaxed group, enjoy knitting and crocheting, whether you are a beginner or an avid needle clicker!  This group takes place in Our Place or in the Rothwell Room, along-side the Feel Good Friday and Brunch Club sessions.

Café Life Play & Stay
Jun 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Café Life Play & Stay @ Café Life | England | United Kingdom

At Café Life we are all about the community. Our venue offers a safe space, hosting a weekly programme of wellbeing activities to suit everyone. We have indoor and outdoor seating, including a covered area, outdoor heating and three pods. We also have a dog friendly area and allotments too.

Stay & Play Activities

  • Light Bite Menu, including speciality drinks
  • Prince, princess and super hero dress up area
  • Role play kitchen, supermarket and vet
  • Variety of toys from birth onwards
  • Outdoor play street including ice cream parlour
  • Tree house with slide

Stay & Play is £3.50 per child, which is redeemable on food and drinks

Gardening Group
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Gardening Group @ The Life House | England | United Kingdom

Spending time in green spaces can benefit both your mental and physical wellbeing.

To help integrate natural spaces into our lives, we have a new weekly gardening group starting and we’d love to see you there!

All equipment provided and you can help contribute to the Cafe Life garden here at The Life House, planting seeds and flowers, helping to maintain our doggy play park and looking after our flower boxes and growing fruits and veggies.

Wags and Walks – Walking Group
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wags and Walks - Walking Group @ The Life House | England | United Kingdom

Come along to our friendly walking group ‘Wags and Walks’ and bring along your four-legged friends, it will be a great opportunity to have a chin wag and take in some beautiful scenery. All friendly dogs welcome.

This group will run every Tuesday from 12pm, starting at The Life House.

All who would like to join us can meet at the start of the session at The Life House with, or without, a four-legged friend.

Want to know more? Give us a call on: 01914178043 or email:

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  • Cancellation of attendance within 0 - 7 days before the training session
  • None attendance on the day of the training session ( DNA)
  • None completion of all sessions that apply to delivery of the course in full.
  • An alternative delegate may be substituted by an organisation without charge for the whole course. Delegates can NOT be substituted partway through the training course.
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