Open the ParachuteEMERGENCE FUNDRAISING MONTH 2011Help Emergence to Change Attitudes andBuild Lives for those affected by personalitydisorder - we look forward to seeing you atone of our events below.Blood Relations*(by Sharon Pollock) — A staged readingFeaturing Lisa Bowerman (Casualty, Dr Who)Date: Thursday October 13 – 7.15pmVenue: The Irish Cultural Centre, 5 Blacks Road, London W6 9DTPrice: £10Open the ParachuteTwo fundraising concertsFeaturing Ortis Deley** (The Gadget Show)Susan Franklyn (Soldier Soldier, Casualty)Date: Sunday October 9 – 2pmVenue: The Soho Theatre Downstairs, 21 Dean Street, London W1D 3NEDate: Sunday October 23 – 3pmVenue: The Martineau Hall, Dorking Halls, Reigate Road, Dorking, Surrey RH4 1SGPrice: £20Voices from all Sides a mind is likeFilm screening co-ordinated by Tony Gammidge.A chance to catch the screening of a number ofextraordinary short ﬁlms shot by those affected by a parachute...personality disorder in different walks of life. it doesn’t workVenue: The Horse Hospital, WC1N 1JDDate: Thursday November 10 6.30pm for 7pm sharp if it is not openPrice: £10 Frank Zappa To order tickets for all events (except for the fundraising concert at Dorking Halls) please go to www.brownpapertickets.com - key in the event you wish to attend and follow the instructions on the website. For the Dorking Halls event, please ring the Box Ofﬁce on 01306 881 717*Blood Relations is an emotional piece with resonances relating to personality disorder which people may ﬁnd upsetting.There will be a space to discuss this performance at the end. ** Subject to ﬁlming schedules.
Emergence has chosen October 2011 to createawareness of personality disorder (PD) and raisemuch needed funds to continue to educateand ﬁght the stigma associated with this muchmaligned aand misunderstood mental healthcondition.We are delighted to be working with theResurgence Theatre Company and Tony Gammidgeduring our ﬁrst PD Fundraising Month. The fourperformances are helping raise valuable funds tohelp Emergence to Change Attitudes and BuildLives for all those affected by personality disorder.Who is Emergence? Who is Resurgence?Emergence is a service user- Resurgence is a professionalled organisation supporting theatre company committedall people affected by to the production ofpersonality disorder (PD) quality ensemble work.including service users, They aim to explorecarers, family and friends urgent contemporaryand professionals. Our vision issues alongside refreshingat Emergence is to make a interpretations of existinglife changing difference for texts, producing workeveryone affected by PD that is provocative andthrough support, advice and entertaining.education.What is personality disorder?The term personality disorder is used to describeproblematic ways of coping with everyday life and dealingwith self and others. Personality disorders are complexand there are different types including borderline PD(BPD). People affected by PD may present with a rangeof physical, mental health and social problems such assubstance misuse, depression and suicide risk, housingproblems and long-standing interpersonal problems.For more information about how to support Emergenceplease visit www.emergenceplus.org.ukLike us on Facebook/EmergenceCICFriend us on Facebook.com/emergenceplusFollow us Twitter @emergenceplus