Connect Hackney

Forthcoming events, projects and services for carers run by Hackney Carers Centre.


Yoga for Men (Male Carers / Hackney Brocals)
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

  •  Learn ways to de-stress
  • Feel empowered through safe physical exercise
  • Be introduced to community resources
  • Socialise with other men in your area


Carers’ Choir
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Join the choir for carers! The World Harmony Orchestra (WHO) was founded to bring the gift of music to people who might not normally be able to access its wellbeing benefits. Group singing can be a valuable tool, helping to build confidence and self-esteem, developing compassion and empathy, stimulating communication skills, minimizing anxiety and providing an opportunity to connect with others – even virtually.

Chair Yoga

Thursday, April 1, 2021
Join Madlyn Maya for a gentle chair yoga class every Thursday
Yoga using a chair – either sitting or standing whilst using the chair as a balancing aid. This class suits all abilities and includes relaxation exercises and meditation. Great for stress relief and preparing for a good night’s sleep!


Digital Skills Webinar Series: Family safety online
Thursday, April 1, 2021
A new weekly series of free workshops to help you:
• Stay safe and get comfortable navigating the online world
• Make the most of free online tools (save money, get connected, have fun!)
• Discover the secrets, tips, and tricks of the digital devices you already own
This week: Caspar from ClearCommunityWeb will cover some of the steps you can take to ensure you and your children are safe online., can identify risks, and are prepared to respond with critical thinking.
All levels of experience are welcome: there is something new to learn for everyone!
Register here:



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