Author: LJR

Marathon Madness

April was Marathon Madness month for Dandelion Time.  With enthusiastic, energetic supporters donning the green Dandelion Time vest to run in both the Brighton and London Marathons. We were delighted to see such enthusiasm by our runners who signed up

Dandelion Time and the Development of Green Minds

An Explanation and Manifesto for Action Dandelion Time is now a leader in showing how agencies can work with children and families fragmented by neglect, abuse and trauma. Three particular strengths in the approaches are central: providing nature-based environments for

Dandelion Time Blog goes Live

We are delighted to announce our Blog has now gone live on our website. Our first Blog is by Dr Caroline Jessel about how the idea of Dandelion Time came to her, as she cycled through the bluebells in Kent

Dandelion Time Summer Fair – June 2019

Saturday 22 June 2019, 12-3pm Join us at Dandelion Time, in West Farleigh for our annual Fair. This wonderful event in our gardens and grounds is the perfect time to visit our charity – meet the animals – try your

The Bicycle Ride that Inspired Dandelion Time

by Dr Caroline Jessel, Founder & Chair of Board of Trustees One sunny morning in May 2001,  I set off on my bicycle through the bluebell woods. It was the beginning of a journey that was to alter the course

Wealden Literary Festival 2019 – Celebration of Nature

A Celebration of Nature and Place Through Literature, Arts, Crafts and Food We will be joining the Wealden Literary Festival in June, in the beautiful Boldshaves Garden just outside Tenterden in Kent. Our stand will be there all weekend in the

Children and Young Peoples Mental Health

Keynote speech ‘Making Connections”  by Dr Caroline Jessel, Dandelion Time Founder & Chair Open Forum Event 12.2.2019 #CAMHSOFE I do hope that this talk will help you to think differently about childrens mental health and perhaps make some small changes

National Conference on Children’s Mental Health Services

On 12 February, a group from Dandelion Time attended a national conference in London looking at how to improve mental health services for children and young people. We had been invited by Open Forum Events who were keen for the

Leah rekindles relationships

At age 11, Leah was battling with an uncontrollable inner turmoil that no child should have to bear.  When she was referred to Dandelion Time she had poor school engagement, was struggling to form and maintain friendships and slowly drifting

Quiz Night 2019: Friday 15 March

Join us on Friday 15 March, 7pm Coxheath Village Hall £15 per person (8 per table), includes delicious 2 course supper, kindly donated by Cook Food. There will be a cash bar. To book a place or a table online,  please click