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Birmingham and Solihull Mental health NHS Foundation Trust
Better Together

Deputy Mayor of Solihull to attend local community fun day on Saturday 30 June

Published: 20/06/2018

The Deputy Mayor of Solihull, Councillor Stuart Davis to join Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust for its Community Fun Day at St. Mary’s Church to help raise awareness of positive mental health.

The event is the second of a series of community fun days the Trust will host this summer. Revd Linda Granner (Priest in Charge) will open the fun day which takes place between 12pm and 5pm on Saturday 30 June at St. Mary’s Church, Hobs Meadow, Solihull B92 8PN.

There will be a host of exciting activities available for all the family, such as interactive and creative workshops, a market place, information stalls, and health and wellbeing games such as soft archery and world cup shoot out. As well as attendance by the Deputy Mayor, there will be a selection of live music including reggae band, One Love, and the Northfield Caledonia Pipes and Drums.

Admission is free with a range of hot food (including halal) and refreshments from the Trust Catering Department available to purchase on the day.

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These events provide a great opportunity to not only find out about the work of Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and their partners, but to also help challenge the stigma associated with mental health.

The Deputy Mayor said: “I am delighted to be part of the Community Fun Day once again, after opening the event last year. Mental health is such an important issue, so it’s great to see an event like this taking place, which will not only raise awareness, but also help bring people together.”

Beresford Dawkins, Community Development Manager, said “Our engagement days are an opportunity for people of all walks of life to join us for a fun packed day, and to find out more about mental health and the support services that are available. We appreciate the continued support of the Deputy Mayor and look forward to welcoming everyone to what promises to be a great day.”

For further information on fun days available across Birmingham and Solihull, please visit: bsmhft-fundays2018.eventbrite.co.uk or contact Beresford Dawkins on 0121 301 1019 or email: Beresford.dawkins@bsmhft.nhs.uk.