Other is a play exploring life, relationships and mental health, written by Birmingham-based writer, TV actress and award-winning director, Lorna Laidlaw and directed by Alison Belbin. Actors confirmed for this tour include Barrett Robinson and Dan Hagley and Terina Talbot. This is a special opportunity for the Birmingham community to come together at various venues across […]
Polly Wright, the Artistic Director of the Hearth Centre has co-written For the Last Thirty Years with Women and Theatre which will be on at the Bham Rep from Oct 9-11th this autumn. Polly Wright was a founder member of Women and Theatre in 1984, with Janice Connolly, and is very well placed to write a […]
Pop up Theatre, writer and poets Slam! Coustis Hair and Beauty Kings Heath will be transforming into Pop up Theatre, a writer and poets slam, for two evenings on Sunday 7th and Monday 8th September it is the second of a series of fund raising events after the hugely successful pop up art gallery in […]
A little about our talented writers who have now finished our Writing Begets Writing course. They will soon be working one on one with hospital inpatients suffering from mental health disorders to produce prose pieces to be published in an anthology. Andy Cashmore is a graduate from the University of Birmingham with a degree in […]
At The Hearth Centre we have entered into our third week of working with a diverse bunch of talented, and some well known, writers as they receive training to complete a prose workshop with individuals who are currently hospitalised due to their mental health. The aim of the scheme is to provide these hospitalised individuals […]
We are very proud that Time To Change have published Eugene Egan’s nomination of Polly Wright for a Depression Alliance Award on their website. Thank you very much and congratulations once again to Eugene! The Hearth Centre Team x
Some lovely scenes from The Sea in Birmingham event in Clun 12/05/14. Thanks to everyone who attended!
The Hearth Centre is proud to have featured in Rachel Kelly’s blog about Eugene Egan’s nomination after winning a Depression Alliance Award!
Polly Wright is going to be keynote speaker at a conference in Helsinki on December 2nd-3rd 2013. The conference is called Art Goes Work and is being run by Novia University. Watch this space for more news