Strangers then friends

Blogs can be really hard to write, you don’t know whether to go deep and meaningful or light and breezy. You think of ideas when driving, at work; all times you forget or can’t write the idea down then when you try and remember.. poof its gone. I think for today I am going to […]

New addition to the Chatty Cafe Team

Hi everyone, I am Jenny, Alex’s sister, and I can now announce after months of helping out, that I’m officially on the team! I started out in January assisting Alex (who is a full time social worker) with the scheme. I recall it only taking me a few hours a day to get through everything […]

Nesta Tech to Connect

We are thrilled to announce we have been selected as one of the top 10 finalists in the Nesta Tech to Connect Challenge! Nesta and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport have launched the challenge to support charities, social enterprises, and social tech ventures across England to tackle social isolation using technology. Wish […]

New table talkers!

We now have 3 sided table talkers for the Chatter & Natter tables! They are better for the environment than the plastic stands and have ideas for conversation starters on them aswell as the story of how the scheme began…

Chatter Natter Bench in Gibraltar!

The Bishop Fitzgerald School in Gibraltar has extended the Chatty Cafe scheme in the playground to Chatter Natter benches. Each year group has been given a bench to design, and pupils can then sit and talk and not be on their own. What a fantastic idea! We hope other schools around the world will follow […]