Craftivism and Chat Group 

The next group: Thursday 7th November 2019 at Wandle Valley Resource Centre, Mitcham, CR43BE from 1-4pm

Direct Payments with Senior Case Worker Karly Francis. Come along and find out more about Direct Payments. Followed by, Christmas Card and DIY gift making.

It is free and refreshments will be provided

Attendees of Craftivism with wreaths that they made in a volunteers wreath making session

Following feedback from members, volunteers and supporters, we have given our members group a makeover. It is now to be controlled by members and volunteers. You will decide what is discussed. You will have creative space. And, you will have the opportunity to get involved in local decision making.


Click on the date below to read more about what happened at each group:

3rd October 2019 - Hate Crime Awarness Week, Neighbour Disputes and Safer Merton Consultation Response. 

5th September 2019 - Access in Centre Court Wimbledon, How to stay warm and well with Age UK and Wimbledon Guild followed by Craftivist tote bag making. 

1st August 2019 - What do you think about housing for Deaf and Disabled People in Merton followed by Merton CIL 2020 calendar making

 4th July 2019 - Meet Louise from Blue Cross and Amada from QEF to discuss PIP motobility scheme, transport and accessibility

6th June 2019 - What is anti social behaviour? Your expereinces and how to report it with Merton CIL and Safer Merton followed by Summer Crafts Session 

2nd May 2019 - Protest against Hate and Discrimination – A Song Workshop with Jackie Schneider

4th April 2019 - Sexual Health Consultation and Easter Egg Painting 

7th March 2019 - Lets discuss disability eqaulity & protest placard making 

7th February 2019 - What Independent Living Means to you and how Merton CIL can support Independent Living with John Kelly & painting a canvas with oil paints

10th January 2019 - Lets discuss Transport/Accessibility/Merton's new local plan and the Sutton Link & Postcard making

6th December 2019 - Complaints Workshop & Christmas Wreath Making 

1st Novmeber 2018 - Consultation on proposals to ban the distribution and/or sale of plastic straws & more in England

4th October 2018 - Hate Crime Awareness week & Christmas Card Making 

6th September 2018 - The Lives we lead Consultation & Disability Rights Posters 

2nd August 2018 - Our first Craftivism & Chat Group 


Getting involved with Craftivism and Chat - If you are creative and have a skill/hobby you would like to share with people please get in touch! We can organise for you to run a supported session. 


We are also keen for Deaf and Disabled People to come together, socialise and share expereinces. If there is a topic that you wish to speak about at the group please also get in touch.