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The World of Self-Care presents
Pitch to the Mix Winner: An Evening of Self-Care
Wednesday 14 March
All orders will be subject to a fee of £1.50 except if your tickets are free or if you are a member
In a nutshell
An evening of art, performance, discussion, and music, exploring what ‘self-care’ is, and how the practice can improve mental health.
An Evening of Self-Care aims to break down the stigma attached to mental health by an evening dedicated to discussing mental health openly, with experts in the field, and exploring practical self-care in a physical space.
What to Expect
During the evening, you will hear from Georgia Dodsworth (founder of World of Self-Care), as she honestly shares how she overcame her mental health issues through a comprehensive practice of self-care, you’ll also have the chance to watch the stunning short film Magic (directed by Laura Kirwan-Ashman) which is an empowering look at mental health, hear from BBC One Show presenter Carrie Grant as she chairs a topical panel discussion exploring mental health and the stigma surrounding it, be moved by spoken word performances, and leave feeling educated and inspired after Sisterhood’s practical empowerment workshop.
Panelists include Maggy Van Ejik – Social Media Manager for BBC & Writer for Buzzfeed, Shannon Wade – Community Psychiatric Nurse, Emily Coxhead - Illustrator, Writer & Founder of the Happy Newspaper, Oli Regan – Actor & Mental Health Champion.
World of Self-Care
World of Self-Care, launched in August 2017, is a platform predominately aimed at women, which brings lots of creative ideas together, focusing around the themes of Self-Care, Self-Love and Mental Wellbeing.
Georgia Dodsworth – Founder & Producer of The World of Self-Care
Georgia is a performer, writer, facilitator and producer, who is currently studying a BA Hons in Performance & Creative Enterprise, at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
Her enthusiasm and interest in to developing The World of Self-Care began after overcoming her own Mental Health issues, by practicing Self-Care daily.
Into Film – Partner
Into Film gives every child and young person aged 5 to 19 in the UK the chance to experience film creatively. Into Film support teachers and educators to achieve a wide range of effective learning outcomes in their use of film.
Sisterhood – Partner
Sisterhood provides a platform to turn self-doubt into self-confidence through creative workshops for girls by encouraging collaboration to re-imagine and provide creative solutions to issues young girls face in society today.
Happiful Magazine – Sponsor
A monthly magazine which provides informative, inspiring and topical stories about mental health and wellbeing. “We want to break the stigma of mental health in our society, and to shine a light on the positivity and support that should be available for everyone, no matter their situation.” Happiful are also donating 100 of their April Addition Magazine to the event!
Why does Rich Mix matter?
'Rich Mix matters because it gives young people physical spaces to share, test and explore ideas, in a venue rich in culture and supporting emerging artists from diverse backgrounds.'
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Things you should know
Suitable for ages 16+
Please note: Doors open at 7pm. The show starts at 7.30pm.
This event is wheelchair accessible.