Pantherella, a luxury British sock designer, recently raised over £200 for Lamp through a sock sale in October. Pantherella was started in 1937 at a factory on Hallaton Street in Leicester and the company has since grown to be a global brand. Pantherella has supported Lamp previously when HJ Hall, part of the Pantherella International […]

Lamp has appointed Liam Deacy as its new Chief Operating Officer. Liam brings over a decade’s experience in previous charity, fundraising and business development roles to his new role at Lamp. He will be responsible for leading the charity’s engagement, business relationships, events and fundraising operations. Liam Deacy joins Lamp from Menphys, where he was […]

Following an unprecedented and prolonged period of demand for our services, the Lamp advocacy team is now not accepting any new referrals for 1:1 mental health advocacy support until 1 February 2024. During this time, we will continue to work with existing cases and phase in those currently on the waiting list. Regrettably, we will […]

Team Lamp will run the 26th and final race in its A-Z Parkrun fundraiser for Lamp on 18 November 2023. Team Lamp comprises of Lamp Business Club members, Greg Hollingsworth and Pete Martin, along with former Lamp trustee, Dave Green. The team will be taking on the Zuiderpark Parkrun in the Netherlands to complete their […]

Nelsons Solicitors, a leading law firm based in the East Midlands, recently named Lamp as one of its three Charities of the Year across the East Midlands. Last year, Nelsons managed to raise almost £8,000 across its three offices in Leicester, Nottingham and Derby for their chosen charities, and they hope to surpass that this […]

Lamp has won two awards at the annual Leicestershire Community Champion Awards, run by the Furnley House Foundation. Lamp Trustee, Minakshee Patel won in the ‘Trustee of the Year’ category with Finance Manager, Wayne Farmer winning the ‘Charity Employee of the Year’. Emily Coates, Lamp’s Head of Advocacy, was also a finalist in the Charity […]

On 7th February 2024 we will be offering you a night of laughs at the wonderful Belmont Hotel, as part of Leicester Comedy Festival. Hosted by comedy genius Patrick Monahan, this multi-bill night will prove once and for all, laughter really is the best medicine! Tickets are £12 and are available to buy here.

On 29 November we will be hosting a charity pool tournament at Club 147 in Leicester, sponsored by Jay Parmar of Paradigm Wills and Legal Services. All proceeds will go to Lamp, with the funds supporting vital advocacy services for vulnerable people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. We’re looking for players to participate – whether […]

Come join us at The Exchange Bar, 50 Rutland Street, on the 11th of December at 6pm for our Winter Open Mic Night. All proceeds go towards the wonderful work of the Lamp advocates as they provide support to people in Leicestershire who are facing mental health challenges. Whether you’re a poet, storyteller, or musician […]

On Saturday 2nd December the Big Strong Leicester Boys will be hosting ‘The Big Strong Leicester Quiz’ at St Martins House Conference Centre, in aid of Lamp. Tickets cost £8 and can be purchased here.


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