Sunlight All Year Round!

The days are getting longer, the weather’s getting warmer, things can only get better! Sunlight Centre has events planned all year round, watch this space for details!

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Free Course in Furniture Restoration

Sunlight Development Trust has teamed up with Gillingham Street Angels to bring an opportunity for 6 local people not currently in work to learn new skills and improve their employment prospects. The 12 week course in furniture restoration covers the ‘4Rs’ of furniture maintenance – Repair, Restore, Repurpose and Recycle – and will include practical training in working with wood, metal and upholstery. The program […]

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新年快乐

Happy New Year to Medway’s Chinese community from everyone at Sunlight Centre!

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New service for budding musicians Wellbeing Jam

The Paramount Foundation have created a free weekly wellbeing and music program called Wellbeing Jam which we are delighted to host at Sunlight Studios at Sunlight Centre every Tuesday at 4pm. The program will give participants the chance to play a musical instrument, exercise their vocal chords or just chill out with like-minded people in a real recording studio. The program will allow them to […]

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Café Sunlight now open 5 days a week

Café Sunlight has extended its hours and is now open Monday to Friday 11am – 3pm. This will allow us to offer more volunteers with additional needs and/or mental health challenges the chance to participate in and learn from working in a community business, boosting both their confidence and their employability

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Domestic Abuse Commission Questionnaire

Have you experienced domestic abuse, live in England and Wales, and used support services or thought about getting support in the past three years? If so, the Domestic Abuse Commissioner wants to hear from you about your experiences, as part of her national mapping work. The survey takes 15 – 25 minutes and will be open until 31st January 2021. It’s completely anonymous and will […]

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Happy New Year!

Wishing all our service users, tenants and partners a happy and prosperous 2022!

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New Live Well Kent & Medway programs for 2022 funded by Shaw Trust

Subject to Covid protections, in March 2022 Sunlight Centre will be hosting four new 12 week wellbeing courses The four courses are Men’s Health, Growing Vegetables in Pots, Gardening for Fun and Community Radio Production and Presenting Run by men for men, Men’s Health will provide an opportunity for men to talk together about all aspects of male health and mental health, empowering them to […]

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smartskills

As services and shops move online or change into apps, knowing how to use a smartphone, laptop or PC is becoming more and more important. SmartSkills is a digital learning program designed to empower people to use their devices effectively and with confidence. At the present time, the course is delivered online with factsheets and videos available on our website.

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Christmas Craft Fayre is Covid-safe

At Sunlight Centre the wellbeing of our visitors is our top priority. In line with the recent government announcements we have decided to modify the format of our Christmas Craft Fayre on Saturday 4th December to ensure that it is covid-safe. As a result Sunlight Centre staff, volunteers and stallholders must provide a negative lateral flow test, and will wear a face covering at all […]

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