Community Events

February - March 2024

November 2023

FREE | Creative Writing for Wellbeing #2
11 March – 22 April 2024
*Please note: Easter break 1 April 2024 – No session

Mondays 10.30am – 12pm 

A six week series of creative writing. Facilitated by Wordsmiths – Creative Writing for Wellbeing

A relaxed environment allows creativity to flourish. Every workshop starts with warm-up writing games to chase away those “I can’t write anything” jitters. Participants can enjoy therapeutic writing and are invited to create an anthology of poems or short stories. 

website: wordsmithsworkshops.com

For further information, please contact Vashti: together@pecan.org.uk

Launch of a new space called Together. A group of people looking at a person cut a cake.

Together Community Cafe and Warm Space

Mondays and Tuesday from 1-3pm. All Welcome

For further information, please contact Vashti: together@pecan.org.uk

IT sessions on Tuesdays, from 30 January 2024 at Peckham Library

Beginners: 10am to 11am | Intermediates: 11am to 12pm 

Pecan’s Employment Support are excited to offer a 10-week IT/Digital course in partnership with Peckham Library. The course is designed for beginners and intermediate learners and will be delivered by an experienced professional. 

To secure your place in the first intake, please contact employment.support@pecan.org.uk 

Please note that there are limited spots available, and once capacity is reached, you will be placed on a waiting list for the next available class. 

Drop-in session - Photography by Julia Hawkins

These events are WOMEN ONLY. Please email for more information.

  • USEMI Black Women’s Mental Health Group: Tuesdays 2.30pm-4pm 

  • Wellbeing and Self-Care with Alex on Zoom: Wednesdays 2pm-2.45pm (email womenshubs@pecan.org.uk for zoom link) 

  • Clean Break Poetry Workshop: Thursdays 2-4pm (short break inbetween) 

  • Movement with Lisa – Starting 23 January: Tuesdays 12-pm-1pm 

  • Comedy with Kym: Starting 18 January, Thursdays 11.30am-1pm, until 22 February. 

  • Coffee Morning Drop Ins: Running every Tuesday and Thursday, 10.30am-12.30pm – tea/coffee, pastries, toast, crafts, colouring, quiz books, free Wi-Fi, warm space.

More workshops to be announced in the Spring.

Bread and Salt
Every Friday | 10-12pm | Together Café at Pecan

You are welcome to relax with friends and make new ones.

  • Coffee, tea, fruit and cake
  • English conversation for Arabic speakers, Games and Craft activities

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tel: 07963 541133

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Investors in People
19 years continuous recognition.
We currently hold a Silver accreditation.

The 2017 report states:
“100% of people feel appreciated for the work that they do at Pecan. It is a very positive environment in which to work and there is much praise from leaders, managers and colleagues.”

Matrix
10 years continuous accreditation. The most recent report (2018) states:

“An enduring strength of Pecan is the professional, client focused and empathetic team displaying an exceptional commitment to local people and supporting clients to
progress and achieve their full potential.”

APS (Approved Provider Status)
First achieved by our Moving On project in August 2015. The report states:

“Using a person-centred approach mentors were able to motivate mentees and to provide effective support with an impressive range of daily living issues… The Moving On mentors and management team are clearly very committed in their support of the mentees. Moreover, the project is well embedded in PECAN’s wider community services, such as the careers and employment support, the Foodbank and HOurBank that can also benefit the mentees.”