The Dragon Café

Closed but Connected

Taking into consideration advice from public health the safest decision is for The Dragon Café to remain closed for now.

The most important thing is that we all stay safe and do what we can to maintain our physical and mental health at this challenging time. We are delighted to share with you our hub for this time in this new Dragon space called Connect.

All Dragon Café Patrons are warmly invited to be part of our collective blog, the Conversation, where you can share your thoughts, poems, stories, pictures, music and videos.

Each Monday at 3 pm we host our Virtual Dragon Café Live where you can see some familiar faces with guest spots from activity leaders. Available to check out any time after then in the same place too.

We will continue to share ideas and resources via our social media channels @TheDragonCafe on Facebook and Twitter and through our weekly newsletter.
You can sign up for this via the form below.

Our contact details remain the same over this time and we will get back to you on specific enquiries.

Thank you for your understanding and take care everyone,

The Dragon Café update on 12th September 2020

“The Dragon Café is slightly extending its August pause this year, but will resume online on Monday 5th October.

Until then, there are plenty of Dragon online sessions to get involved with, and a treasure chest of creative digital content to enjoy. The DC Singing Group continues to meet every Monday at 1pm for an hour, with a catch-up chat from 12.45. Contact to receive joining details.

And, Dragon Café in the City continues on Wednesday 16th September with sessions including a comic book characters’ workshop. Details of how to register from

During the week, there are plenty of creative activities on our websites to keep us all inspired, and of course our Virtual Dragon Café videos are available to watch and rewatch. All from

MFC is providing fantastic online activities, but it is your participation that makes the Dragon magical! Please get involved, come to our workshops, and tell us what activities would support you at this difficult time for us all.

With connecting best wishes.”.

The Dragon Café is the flagship project of Mental Fight Club. As such, it aims to be an open, welcoming group which puts on exciting, well-organised and inspirational creative events and programmes as well as simply being a place to be. It is a highly effective antidote to the loneliness and isolation which is so often prevalent in those who have been affected by mental illness.

A relaxing café and imaginative space, open to all, the Dragon Café is located in Borough and open every Monday from 12 midday to 8.30 pm.

The Dragon Café provides an affordable, healthy menu each week, and a wide range of creative and well-being activities, all of which are free and open to all.
No enrolment is required for groups, just turn up and take part, as much or as little as you like. There is lift access from street level to the crypt.

The Dragon Café is run predominantly by volunteers (with the assistance and support of our small creative team of paid contractors), if you would like to volunteer please visit our VOLUNTEER page. If you’ve heard about our amazing work and would like to contribute please

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