Speak Out is Moving

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From Tuesday 31st July, Speak Out will be based in the Brighthelm Centre. Our new address is: Brighton and Hove Speak Out  Brighthelm Centre North Road Brighton BN1 1YD Our phone number will stay the same: 01273 421921 If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.        

Singing Workshop – Thursday 26th July

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Speak Out East are having a Singing Workshop this Thursday, 26th July between 11.15am and 12.15pm at St.George’s Church in Kemp Town.                     We’ll be singing songs by Abba and The Beatles. Singing Workshop Information Call Sarah or Liz if you’d like to come on: 01273 … Read more

Wonderful Time at Disability Pride Brighton


Disability Pride Brighton ran for its second year on Saturday 14th July 2018 with the amazing Alison Lapper, the Mayor of Brighton & Hove, Councillor Dee Simson and Chair of Disability Pride, Jenny Skelton, opening the event. Disability Pride Brighton started in July 2017 by Jenny Skelton after one of her daughters suffered an upsetting incident of disability discrimination … Read more

‘Advocacy for a Change’: Best practice research article – advocacy and change in supporting people with learning disabilities

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We are pleased to attach a new research article that demonstrates how Brighton and Hove Speak Out is effectively and imaginatively supporting people with learning disabilities (PWLD).  Advocacy for a Change is an independent piece of research that describes a stepped Model of Change that shows how PWLD are helped to achieve positive changes for … Read more

‘What’s Out There?’ Event


We are very excited about the FREE ‘What’s Out There?’ event at the King Alfred Leisure Centre on Tuesday the 10th July! Come along to find out about local services and activities for people with learning disabilities. There will be information stalls and different activities to try. Come and join us any time between 10am and … Read more

Volunteers’ Week 2018!


Helen’s Volunteering story: “I began volunteering as a Citizen’s Advocate with Speak Out in January 2017. Being new to Brighton I was looking for volunteering opportunities and visited a Speak Out stall at the People’s Festival on Hove Lawns. I met members of Speak Out who so impressed me with their stories of the difference … Read more

Pom Pom Making Workshop

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Last Thursday Speak Out East took part in a pompom making workshop with the fabulous Stacie from sewmance . Everyone really enjoyed the workshop and went home with a pompom and a new skill! Thank you Stacie for your guidance and patience.        

Happiness Workshop – Mental Health Awareness Week

On Thursday 17th May to mark Mental Health Awareness Week we will be running a Happiness Workshop at Speak Out East facilitated by Simeon Elliot. We will be looking at simple ways to help us feel happy.  Please do join us.  Location: St.George’s Church Café, St.George’s Road, Kemp Town Time: 11.00am to 12.30pm