Yvette Soundcafe associate

Goodbye Yvette

It is with sadness that I write this to share that Yvette our volunteer and Associate lost her battle to cancer and died at home on the 31st January 2021. Yvette was an amazing volunteer and over the last year also an Associate of SoundCafe, supporting the Trustee Board.   She was quietly determined, quick…

Remembrance Day at SoundCafe Leicester craft poppies

SoundCafe Leicester Remembers

Remembrance Day 2020: We cannot meet up in person the way we did a year ago, so this year we wanted to mark the eleventh day of the eleventh month virtually. Here, on this website, SoundCafe guests, volunteers and trustees can all come together to honour those who have served in our armed forces and…

Become a trustee or associate

Do you want to make a difference? SoundCafe Leicester NEEDS YOU! SoundCafe Leicester provides a safe creative space for adults who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, vulnerable, or socially isolated. We provide a number of artistic activities, notably singing, playing musical instruments, poetry and arts and crafts, inspiring our guests to explore, grow and…

SoundCafe Becomes a BMO

SoundCafe has now been granted a Bishop’s Mission Order meaning that it’s recognised as part of the ‘big family’ that is the Church of England in Diocese of Leicester. In giving the Bishop’s Mission Order, the Bishop of Leicester endorsed and authorised SoundCafe Leicester (SCL) as a distinctive Christian community joining in with the mission…

SoundCafe Closed in Response to Coronavirus

We are really sorry that we are closing SoundCafe Leicester sessions from Wednesday 18th March 2020 until further notice. Unfortunately, we cannot provide a ‘safe creative space’ for everyone due to the threat of coronavirus and the need to protect both our guests and volunteers at this time. We will be posting updates on our…

SoundCafe Welcomes Bishop Martyn

SoundCafe was delighted to welcome Bishop Martyn on Wednesday 2nd October. Martyn not only spent time with guests but also announced that his Lent Appeal 2019 had raised £3,168 towards supporting our work. He also shared news of a second celebration as Roz Burch, Chair of Trustees for SoundCafe, is being licensed by the Bishop…

City Small Charity of the Year Award 2019

We are delighted to have been awarded City Small Charity of the Year award 2019 at the first Voluntary Action Leicester & Leicestershire (VALL) awards ceremony on the 5th November. We were the first charity to be given a VALL award in Leicester & Leicestershire – a really amazing privelege. Roz Burch, Chair of SoundCafe…