Baking for Wellbeing.

Baking for Wellbeing courses bring people together to improve wellbeing and build community while learning a new skill. Led by Mark Ahier, the courses are for all abilities from complete novices to the more experienced to bake together in a fun and inclusive environment.

Meet Mark.

I’m Mark, I live in Wymondham and I run Baking for Wellbeing!

I have a strong interest in mental health, having had episodes of anxiety and depression throughout my adult life. I’ve had lots of support over the years and have learnt a lot about myself and how to manage my mental health.

One of the things that helps me is baking. At my lowest, I had very little confidence so even shopping was a struggle. Having a list of ingredients and instructions to follow really helped. As I baked, my confidence grew. I found anything I can lose myself in helps me to relax. Learning a new skill showed me that I could change how I was thinking.  I now experiment a bit more in my baking. It doesn’t always go right but I’ve learnt that doesn’t matter!

Get in touch: baking@theshoebox.org.uk

Get involved.

Book a place

Want to try your hand at baking? Get in touch to book your place! Email team@theshoebox.org.uk or call us on 01603 850309.

Volunteering

These fantastic sessions couldn’t happen without our wonderful team of volunteers. Keep an eye on any available volunteer opportunities here.

Hub and Office Opening Times

Mon - Fri
10am - 5pm
Sat - Sun
CLOSED

01603 850309

21-23 Castle Meadow, Norwich, Norfolk  NR1 3DH
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