home :: who we are :: drop in centre :: activities :: volunteering :: fundraising :: contact :: links :: news



The Umbrella Centre - Canterbury

The Canterbury Umbrella Centre is a Charity Community Centre that is open to everybody and particularly provides support to people with mental health problems.

Umbrella is located in a purpose built centre designed as a place where people can come and feel welcomed and supported.



Please can all students and volunteers looking for a placement make an appointment prior to dropping in.

Student placements ask to see Hannah.

Volunteers ask to see Anna.[more]


Advent calender making start on the 9th/11/15. £2.50 per session for 4 sessions after that, please call or drop in if you are interested.


Bowling on 9th/11/15 at playIsland. See Hannah or Anna for info.


We will be going to Ashford designer outlet on Wednesday 25th November, please call or drop in for more details, all welcome.


Our Annual Xmas dinner is on the 22nd of December, Tickets are on sale at the centre.





New - Mondays 8pm

Learn to Dance – JiveSwing offers vintage and 1940’s classes in Lindy Hop, 20’s Charleston, East Coast Swing, Balboa and Jitterbug Jive, for absolute beginners with 2 left feet. Everyone is welcome. No experience required and no need to book. Just turn up,  have fun and make friends quickly. :-) full details on www.jiveswing.com




Police Surgery starting at the centre on Friday 10th July at 14.00hrs-16.00hrs.


The Canterbury Umbrella in conjunction with KMPT, will be holding Recovery workshops from the 5th/5/15.

Time;12.15 -2.45. for further

details please contact Anna.


Lets sign mini workshops every Friday at 11.30 (free)


Please remember cookery classes are back every Thursday at 2pm





A range of activities are available for the members of Canterbury Umbrella. [more]

  • Pool & Table Tennis
  • Computer Room
  • Keep-Fit
  • Yoga
  • walk and talk
  • Job Club
  • Chairobics
  • Art group
  • quiz club
  • Recovery group




Donations from Individuals, Businesses, Trusts and Foundations are vital to Canterbury Umbrella to support our work. The money given is used wisely and directly on the crucial help we provide to people with mental health needs and those who are lonely and isolated. [more]






Umbrella Centre


The Umbrella Centre Canterbury
St. Peters Place
Kent CT1 2DB
Tel: 01227 767660


home :: contact :: site map :: privacy
all text and images copyright The Umbrella Centre
website design: oast house media


live it well