Richmond Carers Centre runs a number of regular groups and activities, open to all adult carers registered with Richmond Carers Centre. All face-to-face groups are currently suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic but we are currently developing our online carers groups. Further details and booking will be announced on this page and in the monthly newsletter. We will also email those carers who have signed up to receive information by email about our carers groups. Spaces are limited so please call us on 020 8867 2380 or email us at info@richmondcarers.org if you are interested in coming along to any of them.

Virtual carers groups

Virtual Photography – Tuesday 7th July, 10am

Are you passionate about photography? Would you like to have a space to discuss favourite photographers and photography styles? Are you keen to share some of your shots with other carers and to exhibit them? If your answers are yes, please book a place at our new carers photography group. At Richmond Carers Centre we believe that photography can be a powerful way to express ourselves, helping us communicate our feelings in a different way. It can also be a used as a coping mechanism.

Every week there will be a different theme. You are invited to bring one picture that represents that theme for you. During the group sessions, you will have the opportunity to share your pictures and to have an open discussion with other carers joining the group. There may also be opportunities for you to exhibit your work in our email communications and on our website.

The group will be run using Zoom video conferencing platform. Please don’t worry if you haven’t used this before – it is easy to use and we will help you to get set up.

Please email us at support@richmondcarers.org or call 020 8867 2380 to book your place. When your place has been confirmed you will receive an email with a link to join the group along with instructions for using Zoom and information on how the group will work.

Face-to-face carers groups – currently suspended due to the pandemic

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*NEW* Creative space

Weekly on Fridays, 10am to 12noon

Space for carers to work on any creative projects that interest them, from mindful colouring, painting and sketching to sewing, crochet and model-making. Held at Richmond Carers Centre.

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Book Club

2nd Friday of the month, 10.30am to 12noon

A friendly group of carers who meet monthly to discuss their current book choice and have a chat. Held at Richmond Carers Centre.

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Fun with Flowers

4th Thursday of the month, 2 to 4pm

Discover how to make the best flower arrangements while enjoying the company of other carers. No previous skill required. Held at Richmond Carers Centre.

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Kew Gardens Trip

Quarterly on a Wednesday

Carers go free as part of the Community Access Scheme. Meet at 10am, Tuesday 3rd March for the Orchid Festival.

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Garden Gang

Third Tuesday of the month. Meet at 10am

Monthly group where carers can get together to learn and develop gardening techniques. Meet at 10am, Richmond Carers Centre.

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River Crane Walks

Quarterly on Mondays, meet at 10am

Free carers walks along the river Crane, led by Frances Bennett of FORCE (Friends of the River Crane Environment). 10am, meet at Richmond Carers Centre.

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Coffee Morning

2nd Wednesday of the month, 10.30am to 12noon

A monthly social group where you can meet other carers in a comfortable atmosphere. Light refreshments provided. 10.30am-12noon, held at ASCA in Richmond.

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Social Evening

Quarterly on Wednesdays, 5 to 7pm

A popular social group where you can relax and chat in the company of other carers. Light refreshments provided. 19th February is themed ‘In the Pink’. You are invited to wear something pink or bring something pink to eat or drink. Held at Richmond Carers Centre.

For more information or to book call 020 8867 2380 or click to send us an email

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