The Stuart Low Trust (SLT) is a health promotion charity based in Islington, north London.
Their mission is to ensure that local people, especially those experiencing social isolation or mental distress, have access to the range of facilities they need to successfully manage their lives. The formal charitable objects are “the promotion, protection and preservation of public health and the relief of those suffering from mental, emotional or psychological illness or distress.”
They run a variety of activities to help improve people’s wellbeing, especially those experiencing social isolation or mental distress. These include:
A Friday Evening Event which runs 52 weeks a year and provides an opportunity to socialise, nutritious refreshments and a different presentation or performance each week.
A Sunday Philosophy Forum, led by experienced philosophers from a variety of backgrounds.
Monthly outings to places of interest in or around the capital.
A weekly Gardening Project at Culpeper Community Garden, Islington.
A programme of narrowboat holidays and trips throughout the summer months.
Occasional life and work skills workshops and training courses.
All the activities are either free or low cost. They welcome participants regardless of their circumstances or area of residence.