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The latest information about events, activities and day trips that are run by Headway Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland. 

The Travelling Gallery!

Headway travelling GalleryEvery year our Wednesday group create artwork with guidance from Art therapists and long- term Artist volunteer Helen Newton for our annual calendar. This year we are showcasing this work in honour of his Majesty King Charles III to celebrate the coronation and the commencement of his reign.

The Travelling Gallery isHeadway Leicester launches Travelling Gallery of images being launched at legal partners Nelson’s of Leicester and they have published the invitation to the event as below:

“After the unveiling at Nelsons the Travelling Gallery heads out across Leicester City, Leicestershire County and Rutland libraries as well as Community & Civic buildings. For a full list of venues please check our Facebook page, first stop is Leicester Central Library on Bishop Street, from May 6th.”

To read the full article, click on the following link: Headway Leicester launches Travelling Gallery of images. – Headway Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

Art Therapy with Nellie’s Art and Pippa Pixley

Join us at Headway House on the following dates for our Art Therapy sessions!


Nellie’s Art:


  • Friday 2nd August
  • Friday 9th August
  • Wednesday 11th September
  • Wednesday 18th September


Pippa Pixley:

  • Wednesday 14th August
  • Friday 16th August
  • Friday 13th September

Summer open day at Headway LeicesterHeadway Leicester Summer Open Day!

On Saturday 10th August, we will be holding a Summer Open Day at Headway House!

On the day, we will have numerous stalls and activities including:

  • Headway crafts
  • Hook a duck 
  • Face painting
  • Ice cream station
  • Krispy Kreme doughnuts


Refreshments will be available throughout the day.


We hope to see you there!



Guest Speaker Announcement!



Headway House will be hosting Ian – Teller of Tales on Thursday 15th August from 11am for an hour of funny and a little bawdy storytelling!


If you are able, we would love for you to pop in and listen!


Volunteers needed to support us at The Victory Show!

We have a wonderful opportunity to have a presence at The Victory Show in Cosby from the 30th August – 1st September, and we are on the look out for some wonderful volunteers to help us showcase our charity!

Call for volunteers

Throughout the weekend we will be Raising Awareness, Selling Art, Woodwork and items hand made by Headway Leicester members.

We would love Headway Members to get as involved as possible, so please get creative!

If you would like to volunteer for us please contact Tor for more information:

Tel no:07949318629

Online Fatigue Management Course 2024 –

With Specialist Neurological Occupational Therapist Angela Gordon


This six week online Fatigue Management Course specifically designed to inform and support you in:


  • Understanding fatigue
  • Identifying potential triggers
  • Implementing techniques
  • If you are a carer, how to support someone living with fatigue


When: Thursdays from September 19th to October 31st

Where: Online

Time: 11am-12pm

Cost: £30 per person (for the whole course)


Option for a Refresher Session on how to use Zoom on September the 12th 11am – 12pm (Free to sign up)


This course is open to those with a brain injury or stroke and their carers.


To express your interest and find out more information, please call the office on:

0116 273 9763

Headway Leicester Annual Fundraising Ball – Saturday 12th October!

Fundraising Ball

Join us for our annual Fundraising Ball at Winstanley House on Saturday 12 October from 6:30pm.


Our theme this year is: Black Tie & Evening Dress


Tickets are £75 and price includes:


Welcome drink




Two course meal and loads of fun…!


Contact Tor for more information:

£75 per perso

picture of chocolate truffles with the words Chocolate Truffle workshop Wednesday 16th October written. There is an image of Nenette Hand Crafted chocolates logo in the middle

Chocolate Truffle Workshop with Nanette Hand Crafted Chocolates

Wednesday 16th October


With a mixture of mixture of ‘demo and doing.’ you will be shown how to make a chocolate ganache and produce a fabulous, glossy filling for your chocolates! You will also be able to temper chocolate and then combining both, you will create your own chocolate truffles!




Eat there and then or take home to enjoy later! (- or even share them if you are feeling generous!)