Eugene’s nomination for Hearth Centre’s Polly Wright published by Time To Change

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

Reading for Well-Being testimony

“Since the day that I walked in to Polly’s Reading for Well-Being session, my life has changed” Eugene Egan, member of the Park Road Reading for Well-Being group, nominated Polly Wright – founder of The Hearth Centre – for a Depression Alliance Award in recognition of the life changing positive effects Reading for Well-Being has…

Hearth shortlisted for Depression Alliance Award

We are delighted to announce that the Hearth Centre has been shortlisted for A Depression Alliance Award. As shortlisted candidates we have been invited to a reception at Kensington Palace in April 2014, something that we’re very excited about. Polly

October 12th 2013: Seagulls in Sparkhill Short Story launch

Polly’s latest short story Seagulls in Sparkhill is to be published in the new Tindal St Fiction Group’s anthology which is to be launched at the new Library of Birmingham on October 12th 2013. For more information on the launch click here  

November 6th 2013: Poem in Your Pocket @ the Bedlam the Festival of Mad Ideas

6th November 2013: Poem in Your Pocket Do you have a favourite poem which you always turn to in good and bad times? If so, come to a reading of popular Stress Busting poems by a team of trained readers from the Hearth Centre’s incredibly successful Speaking Out project. The project uses literature to spark conversations…