Storyhouse Parent: Opening Address & Poetry Performance

Storyhouse Parent: a festival exploring the highs and lows of parenting Running from
Last event: Sunday 8 September 2019 at 11am
  • Free (no booking required)

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  • Garret Theatre

Part of: Storyhouse Parent

Come together and join the conversation.

Rehana Jawadwala will open the day by talking about her mission and the reasons why she set up Mothers’ Mental Health Matters project.

Rehana will facilitate the conversation between Sarah Finley, David Atkinson, Natasha Borton and the audience on a range of topics that involve mental health issues faced by today’s parents.

There will also be a special poetry performance from Natasha Borton.


Chaired by Rehana Jawadwala, founder of Mothers Mental Health Matters and Mummy Yoga, a specialist pregnancy and postnatal yoga studio-based practice in Chester.

Sarah Finley is the founder of Milestone Mums, member of Mental Health Partnership Board and winner of inspirational volunteer awarded by Cheshire West Voluntary Action.

David Atkinson is a journalist and University of Chester lecturer.

Natasha Borton is a national spoken-word artist and Development Assistant with Voicebox Spoken Word in Wrexham.



Approx 45 mins

Speakers at this event

Festival Storyhouse Parent

A festival exploring the highs and lows of becoming a parent.