Volunteers at our Dyslexia Fair

A-Z Embroidery Sampler Workshop, Saturday 9th November

Learn and practice six embroidery stitches and be introduced to the complete alphabet of stitches, to start working on your own colourful linen sampler.

Fulfilling your potential: How to foster a growth mindset, Tuesday 12th November

Learn strategies for developing a growth mindset at this workshop with Tracy from Happy Life – Mental Health Awareness and Well-being Consultant.

Imagine a world at ease with dementia, Thursday 14th November

Michael Verde, an advisor to St Christopher’s, will be discussing a different way of thinking about dementia, in which people with dementia feel connected and valued.

How to have a vegetarian Christmas, Sunday 17th November

Do you have vegetarian family joining you for Christmas dinner? Learn how to make five vegetarian festive mains.

Journal Writing for New Parents, Tuesday 19th November

A free event exploring the experience of new parenthood through the therapeutic tool of writing. There will be time to talk, write down ideas, and share stories.

Talking Menopause with the Experts, Wednesday 20th November

Myth-busting, educating and empowering women to make informed choices about managing the inevitable menopause transition in the most positive way possible.

Jeans are my Bag: Upcycling workshop, Saturday 23rd November (3 week course)

Learn the basics of upcycling clothes as you transform an old, unloved pair of jeans into a bag.

Flutes l’apres-midi: An afternoon of music for all: Sunday 24th November

Join Baroque ensemble Madera for an afternoon of music suitable for all – bring children young and old to listen to music including Telemann, Handel, Haydn and Stamitz.

Technology, Learning and Self-Esteem in Dyslexic Students, Tuesday 26th November

How can technology be used to empower a dyslexic learner to not only improve learning and attainment, but also build their self-esteem? John Hicks (aka @dyslexia_blogger) explains.

Cradle of Writers: Five Dulwich Authors, Thursday 28th November

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, A.E.W. Mason, P.G. Wodehouse, Raymond Chandler, Dennis Wheatley and C.S. Forester were all pupils at Dulwich College. In this talk, Patrick Humphries weaves their stories together. While rooted in Dulwich and south-east London, the narrative ranges from Camberwell to Hollywood; from Crystal Palace to the trenches of World War I.

Drawing for all: How to illustrate your own map, Saturday 30th November

A drawing and sketching workshop on how to create an illustrated map. Open to all abilities – especially to those who believe they can’t draw or want to rekindle the joy of drawing.


Volunteers’ Lunch – new volunteers welcome! Sunday 17th November

Bell House is a volunteer-led charity and is run almost entirely by volunteers. Whether you as a keen gardener, a social media guru, or a friendly welcomer, we would love to have you involved. Come along to our Volunteers’ lunch on Sunday 17th November to meet old and new volunteers and learn more. Let us know if you would like to come at volunteering@bellhouse.co.uk