Speak Out East Christmas Brunch

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Speak Out East Christmas Brunch     When: Thursday 13th December Time: 11am – 1pm Where: St.George’s Church café in Kemp Town.       There will be food, music, a raffle, Christmas Carols  and more. Check the news page each week for more details. Please call Sarah Coombes or Liz Holmes if you  would … Read more

Advocacy Awareness Week 2018


From 22 – 26 October, for the first time ever, there is an Advocacy Awareness Week #AAW18 Advocacy Awareness Week is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the power and impact that advocacy has on people’s lives. S’s story: the empowered person S came to Speak Out as a young woman with a number of problems … Read more

Fantastic Day at Pride


On Saturday, 4th August 2018, Speak Out, St John’s College, Heart Venture and Grace Eyre came together on a Brighton Pride parade bus to support the LGBTQ+ Learning Disabled community.                                 It was a great day of sun, cheering, waving … Read more

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

Opera Singers

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