The Festival will be a series of early evening events in Kingston Market House. Events will be varied, free, and open to anyone interested. Individuals or groups wishing to organise an evening event are invited to find out more and then apply to the Festival Director.
Kingston Mencap is a small voluntary group which supports adults and children with a learning disability, their families, and their carers living in the Kingston-upon-Thames area.
Run by Carers for Carers, we offer information and advice to all those voluntarily supporting someone with mental health difficulties. ‘Carers’ is taken to include Family and Friends. Recognised as the ‘voice’ of local Mental Health Carers, we represent their view on strategic and scrutiny panels with the Clinical Commissioning Group, Local Authority and SWLStG Mental Health NHS Trust.
We organise monthly evening meetings in Kingston upon Thames to explore a range of philosophical topics in an informal and sociable setting. Anyone interested in philosophy and in participating in fascinating and challenging discussions is welcome to come along - no expertise required, though experts are welcome too.
to promote general charitable purposes for the benefit of the Somali community of Kingston Upon Thames and the surrounding area, and to provide relief from financial hardship and social and/or economic disadvantage and to advance the education of its residents of all ages; and in particular to provide opportunities for the aforementioned residents to participate fully in the life of ...
Kingston Voluntary Action supports local voluntary and community sector groups to develop their skills, build their resources and amplify their voice.
WelCare Kingston is a charity based in Kingston as a place for local families to meet, connect and support each other. WelCare offers advice & support on matters related to parenting in general, in mental health issues and emotional and practical support to local families struggling as a result of a close member of the family being imprisoned.
A Parent's & Children's Centre providing family support.
Young Carers' Project - part of Kingston Carers' Network
Leander Sea Scouts offers fun and challenging activities for over a hundred boys and girls from the age of six. Leander is one of only a hundred ‘Royal Navy Recognised’ groups in the country and has a riverside headquarters with a large fleet of canoes, dinghies and gigs, allowing a full range of boating activities.
This is a test site in development
Organises concerts and events involving historically informed music, particularly the Kingston and Richmond Early Music Festival.
The London Refugee and Migrant Civil Society Data Project is a six month pilot project, funded by the Greater London Authority to work with refugee and migrant organisations to 1. Help improve collection and use of data to help design and delivery of services 2. Help understand how data sources are used to support fundraising and policy activities for organisations
Love Kingston aims to reduce inequality in the Royal Borough of Kingston through raising funds to give grants to local charities and develop our foundation fund, to support the local community now and in the future.
MACRA is Manorgate Road And Carlisle Close Residents Association. We represent the residents in these 2 streets in Kingston upon Thames, SW London on : managing street flower beds and litter removal, traffic calming, road closures for annual street party and gardening day, liaison with Kingston Council, other issues and events related to the 2 streets as they arise.
MEFAS provides training in first aid and emergency aid (CERT) to the public. MEFAS also offers first aid cover at events ranging from school fetes, local fund raising activities, children's football leagues and assistance to trading charities and commercial operations. MEFAS provides these services, in the main, to South London Boroughs and North Surrey.
we help youth to adults but focus more on those who are at risk of NEET, homeless, needing career guidance, counselling or direction in life. The end result is to lead them to independence of some sort and deliver to them meaningful key & life skill programmes/ projects.
Merton CIL is the Centre for Independent Living in the London Borough of Merton.
Drug and Alcohol Community and Recovery Group based in Kingston and surrounding area.
Dozens of smaller user-led and ‘grass roots’ equality groups are working together. We will design, test and pilot exciting new ways to use networking and communications tools to strengthen connections and share more easily. We are exploring ways of joining up our voices for solidarity and influence for more coordinated, effective campaigning to fight discrimination and improve equality in London.
Methodist Church
We are a small friendly properly constituted association endeavouring to maintain and raise the standards of planning and services within our area. Our aim is to build an integrated membership representing various viewpoints and liaise with the appropriate authorities to resolve issues. With this site we aim to provide a platform for information exchange and contact details of service providers.
Offbeat is a fun, friendly, non-auditioned and paper-free choir based in Richmond, SW London. We sing a variety of songs from gospel, world, jazz - anything that’s fun to sing. Rehearsals are on Thursday evenings and we do regular performances. We are welcoming new members so contact us to join.
Membership association for former pupils and staff of the John Roan School and its predecessors, the Roan Schools for Boys and Girls, in Greenwich. The ORA acts as a social hub for its members, circulates news of Old Roans, organises regular reunions and has the use of a club house and sports facilities at the school’s playing fields in Kidbrooke.
A secluded corner in North Kingston where people meet up to grow food observe nature and play. We have raised beds, a polytunnel, forest garden, skill share space and natural play space.
We are a voluntary organisation and registered charity, funded by the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. We also receive funding from other supporting charities.
Refugee Action Kingston is an independent local charity with a mission to enable people from refugee backgrounds in Kingston and surrounding areas to become active and accepted participants in our local community. RAK is recognised in the community and among statutory services as the main provider of all refugee related services in Kingston and other parts of South West London.
Refugee Action Kingston is a local charity, providing advice and support for refugees and asylum seekers in the Kingston area. We have a new weekly timetable for our advice and advocacy service.
Our aim is to provide high quality low cost accessible transport services for charities, voluntary and community organizations, faith groups, schools and sports groups based in the boroughs of Richmond and Kingston upon Thames