For the fourth consecutive year, Thrive LDN and the Mayor of London’s Peer Outreach Team are hosting a series of young Londoner-led events to mark World Mental Health Day.
This year’s festival, Never Alone LDN, takes a look at how young Londoners can come together to overcome the challenges we face, and reflecting on the experiences of young Londoners over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic.
This year, we are partnering with East London’s Rich Mix to host four events across three days, showcasing some of London’s best young performing talent, alongside panel discussions, conversation, visual art and workshops.
Tickets are all FREE, and available now from the Rich Mix website. Sign up now.
Monday 27th September, 4.00pm – 9.30pm
Never Alone LDN: Hear It is a live, filmed event, featuring some of London’s best young spoken word performers, poets and musicians.
Missed out? The recording will form part of a film screening at Rich Mix on World Mental Health Day on Sunday 10th October, as part of Never Alone LDN: See It as well as simulcast through Thrive LDN’s YouTube channel.
Monday 4th October, 12.30pm – 6.00pm
Never Alone LDN: Speak It is a live, filmed event, featuring panel discussions, speeches, in conversations, workshops and more. The recording will form part of a film, broadcast at Rich Mix on World Mental Health Day on Sunday 10th October, as part of Never Alone LDN: See It as well as simulcast through Thrive LDN’s YouTube channel.
Panel discussions, conversations and speeches taking place in The Studio will have live British Sign Language interpretation.
Monday 4th October, 7.00pm – 9.30pm
Never Alone LDN: Express It is a live, filmed open mic event, giving talented young Londoners a chance to perform on the Rich Mix stage, and share their creativity around the themes of mental health and the experiences of being young in London.
Sunday 10th October, 3.30pm – 7.00pm
Never Alone LDN: See It brings together performances, panels discussions and conversations filmed over the series of Never Alone LDN events into a highlights film, to celebrate World Mental Health Day. The film will also be available to watch online at the same time, via Thrive LDN’s website and YouTube.
Can’t make it to the Rich Mix for the screening? Then register to watch online.
Watch last year’s event
You can still catch all of the action from our 2020 event on our festival page.