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Peerfest18 is also hosting a free evening of musical entertainment and fun; a chance to socialise and connect with others who have an interest in mental health and peer support.
Come and join us on Saturday 20th October from 5.45pm - 9pm in Purfleet, Essex.
17.45 Food and soft drinks available to purchase from the foodtruck18.30 Evening entertainment starts21.00 Close of Peerfest18
IF YOU HAVE PAID FOR AN EVENING TICKET, YOU WILL BE REFUNDED IN CASH ON THE DAY.
Getting to Peerfest
We want you to easily get to Peerfest18 and are providing subsidised travel and accommodation. Have a chat with us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know how we can help out.
We will be providing a free shuttle bus between Purfleet rail station and the venue.
If you haven't already done so, book your free daytime tickets here.
Saturday 20th October 11.00am-5.45pm
(Free light refreshments available throughout the day)11.00 Registration: collect your Peer Passport and visit stalls11.45 Welcome to Peerfest1812.15 Marsh Awards Part 113.00 Break & networking13.45 Workshops Session 114.45 Workshops Session 215.30 Debate panel16.15 Marsh Awards Part 217.00 Round up of the day and time for more networking
Workshop detailsYou’ll get to choose from the following workshops when you book your daytime ticket:
• Drama: express yourself using drama and the creative arts in this fun and interactive workshop• Flourish: positive psychology to maintain your mental wellbeing• Mindfulness: experience a mindfulness practice and learn to focus your attention on the present moment • Peer Support: learn strategies to engage with others • Singing workshop: enjoy an informal sing-along together, just bring enthusiasm • Yoga for Beginners: bringing together physical and mental disciplines to achieve a peaceful body and mind • Share your Story Safely: how to remain safe and well and what we need to consider when sharing our mental health experience with others• Challenging Perceptions: an opportunity to explore the differences and similarities between us • How to set up a Peer Group: what to consider when starting up a peer support group • Be Prepared for Appointments: get tips on how to express yourself and prepare for an appointment (e.g. doctors or benefits assessment) • Young People in a Changing World: what issues are young people facing in our world today?• Peer Support in the Criminal Justice System: Consider the value peer support can bring to people experiencing multiple disadvantages in the criminal justice system
For further enquiries about Peerfest18 or to let us know why you've chosen not to attend, please contact Thurrock Peerfest team at email@example.com