MaDCaff and the Great Get Together at Victoria Hall, Lampeter

By madcaff|July 4, 2017

On Saturday 17th June, MaDCaff was, as usual, a delightful mix of cake, poetry and song, but with a slightly more sombre feel as we paid tribute to murdered MP, Jo Cox, and our very own regular MaDCaffer, Steve Acworth, who sadly died suddenly last month. The audience were invited to add their mark on a commemorative banner which was bought to the event by Dinah Mullholland, Ceredigion Labour candidate,

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MaDCaff in New Quay, having a Birthday party

By madcaff|May 7, 2015

MaDCaff celebrated its first birthday last Saturday in Newquay. MaDCaff is a monthly open mic, open cafe event happening across Ceredigion, which aims to raise awareness of mental health. Funded last year by Time To Change Wales, MaDCaff  raises awareness of the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness.   Performers included Tom and Mark from the Tom Gray Band, Ceri and Ailse who performed a beautiful A Capella duet, Miranda Betts, and poet

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MaDCaff at the Victoria Hall

By madcaff|July 18, 2014

At last, here’s the event report from our Lampeter MaDCaff – one day before the next event – see Facebook for details of that, but first enjoy the memories of our evening in the Victoria Hall, Lampeter. We had a great time at the Victoria Hall in Lampeter last month. It was a quieter MaDCaff than previous events but this was very welcome, with relaxed atmosphere. We heard songs from

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Miranda’s Story

By madcaff|February 18, 2014

Hi, I’m Miranda and I am the co-founder of MaDCaff, and thought I’d share my story with you… I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1993. I was 21 years old. I think it’s important to stress that back then we didn’t have the technology that we do today. I didn’t have the same freedom of information, and the ability to communicate with people from all over the world that

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