Website of the Deacon Centre, Caterham - a creative space for Service Users with Physical, Mental, Learning and Communicative Disabilities, inspired by the life and work of Joey Deacon.


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Latest news

We are looking to recruit an additional person to join our board of trustees. If this is something that interests you, please send us an email here.

August 2021

We are now on JustGiving and our trustee Uma is doing a sponsored weight loss! Go Uma!

July 2021:

The Deacon Centre now has a Twitter account - please follow us.

We also have a new media resources section where you can download posters to promote the centre and read our 2021 prospectus.

Spring 2021:

We are currently trialling user activity sessions with small groups of Service Users and are delighted to announce that we have received funding via the People's Postcode Lottery to help us with our work.

You can also now donate via, and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Early 2021:

Sadly the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions have further delayed our official launch - we plan to commence running activity sessions in a safe and socially-distanced way as soon as is possible.

Christmas 2020:

We are now registered with the UK Charity Commission, and plan to commence running activity sessions in 2021 once the current COVID-19 restrictions have been eased.

The Deacon Centre would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy, caring and creative 2021!