Saturday group meets at a new venue
The Saturday group enjoyed meeting at the Orchard Community Cafe for the first time and even had table service by Hannah and Vicky! The group talked about what they were […]
More new funding for Speakeasy!
We are really pleased to have been awarded a National Lottery Community Fund grant to work with people who fall between gaps in services. We will working with our partners […]
New health self advocacy project from April :-)
We are pleased to announce that Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council have awarded us a grant for 1 year for a new health project! From April we will be running […]
Have a peaceful Christmas and see you in 2021 :-)
As you can see , some of our members wore their Christmas jumpers to the December socially distanced Saturday group! We are closed from Christmas Eve but back on Monday […]
Speakeasy on the move to The Orchard
Our lease at 17 New Road ends this month so from 8th December we will be based at the Basingstoke Voluntary Action offices at the The Orchard. We will continue […]
Celebrating Advocacy Awareness and Trustees week
We celebrated Advocacy Awareness week by attending the national advocacy conference last week online, and tweeting @Speakeasy2017 about the difference advocacy is making to people we work with. Our Speakeasy […]
Basingstoke self advocates meet up again
Another successful indoor socially distanced meeting on Saturday 3rd October helped people share experiences and meet up with their friends. Not everyone can join in online activities or plan social […]
Our first indoors group since lockdown!
Saturday 5th September saw our first indoors self advocacy group since lockdown. We met at the Roger Morris Centre for a couple of hours of socially distanced chat and video […]
Socially distanced coffee morning a success!
Saturday 1st August was our first socially distanced Coffee morning. People enjoyed meeting up with their friends and hearing about each others’s news, as well as watching the Bootcamp classes […]
Supporting self advocates to keep in touch during lockdown
Ernesto is one of many self advocates we have supported to keep in touch during lockdown with a newsletter and WhatsApp group. People tell us they have enjoyed seeing pictures […]