In September the All TogetherNow! Roadshow reached Gwynedd,Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf.
· Gwynedd’s live music event on 4th September saw a line-up of local artists rocking Porthmadog: Forevent photographs, the event playlist and social life links for Gwynedd, clickhere
· Bridgend’s event mixed music workshops, song-writing lessonsand live music: Clickhere for event photographs, the event playlist and social life links forBridgend
· Guests at Merthyr Tydfil’s event had theopportunity to try out a musical instrument and to find out about activitiesavailable in the local area: Forevent photographs, the event playlist and social life links for Merthyr Tydfil,click here
· And at the event in Rhondda Cynon Taf,performer Jessiie Jenkins performed a song especially written for the campaign!Clickhere for event photographs, the event playlist and social life links forRhondda Cynon Taf
October dates for your diary
The All TogetherNow! Roadshow reaches Neath Port Talbot this Friday (October 2nd)and Cardiff on October 9th; we’ll also be celebrating the campaign at an eventin the Senedd, Cardiff Bay on 7th October 2015.
Vaughan Gething, Deputy Minister for Health, and David Rees,Assembly Member for Aberavon will be among those speaking at the event whichtakes place in the Senedd’s Oriel Gallery. The event will also mark WorldMental Health Day which takes place later in the week. Guests will have theopportunity to:-
· Hear from Hafal and our partners Bipolar UK, theMental Health Foundation and Diverse Cymru about how we’ve been supporting theservice user and carer-led campaign
· Share views about dignity in mental health (thetheme of this year’s World Mental Health Day)
· Visit a series of information stands and learnabout what we are doing to improve the lives of people with serious mentalillness and their carers in Wales Read more about.
About All Together Now!
Run by service users and carersand supported by Hafal, Bipolar UK, the Mental Health Foundation and Diverse Cymru,the All Together Now! roadshow is travelling across Wales with musicfestivals and events taking place in each of the 22 counties. On the journey wewill reach out to thousands of people across Wales affected by mental illness -both in rural and urban areas – and give them the opportunity to enhance their sociallives and overcome loneliness and isolation. FINDOUT MORE