Join Gala and Hove at the next Brighton social at Donatello’s. It is a reasonably priced Italian with veggie/vegan options, lots of space, great atmosphere. They have a lovely Moretti AF beer on the menu as well as mocktails and juices. It is also close to the beach should anyone want a stroll along the…

Brighton Social at Donatello
02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Donatello Italian Restaurant
Punt Yard

Come along and join Karen for brunch at the wonderful venue in Cambridge, The Punt Yard. The Punt Yard has great selection of a.f options and beers and also teas.  There is also an option to go punting afterwards! Where possible we try to create real-world opportunities for our members to meet, to bring our…

The Punt Yard Brunch in Cambridge
12:00 PM
The Punt Yard
Club Soda Info

We’ve had an influx of new members lately, and new followers on our various social media channels, and new signups for our mailing list, and generally just a lot more interest in what we do, due to a steady series of BBC appearances from our co-founder Laura. We’ve kept up a steady rate of newbies…

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Students and drinking

When Hedi Mehrez, a French student at Cardiff University who is completing an MA in International Journalism, interviewed us for his dissertation on teetotalism, it inspired him to write about the experiences of International students who are studying in the UK – and are surrounded by completely alien drinking behaviours. Is it possible to remain…

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Mum Silent Disco Willing Sobriety

This week’s blog is guest-written by Lauren Mullings. A week ago I invited my Mum to The Silent Disco Show at Underbelly Festival, which is exactly as it sounds – a rave that involves three channels of music, silent headphones and a stage show full of colourful cabaret. Instead of declining (or moaning) she was…

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International drinks

We’ve got some fabulous international alcohol-free brands launching their products in the UK now. Are we ahead over here in the UK, or is this movement global? We spoke to four of the international brands who will be at our Mindful Drinking Festival this Saturday, 28th July, to find out: Remedy Kombucha – Angie Turner…

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Hospitality Mindful Drinking

We are about to run our first event for the hospitality industry in collaboration with Jordan aka Dry Chef. Jordan explains his motivation for setting up this event with Club Soda. Work and drink The restaurant and hospitality industry is renowned for high level of alcohol and drug misuse amongst its workers. It can be…

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Love yourself this Valentine's Day

Tanya, founder of the LoveRecovery Dating App shares her experiences of dating sober on this guest webinar for Club Soda. After very many years of happy sobriety, I found myself suddenly single again two and a half years ago, oh boy, sober dating, sober sex, finding a sober relationship… ugh that’s difficult! The final straw…

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Recovery on holiday

This week’s guest webinar by Dr Clemmie Jacques is on protecting your recovery when on holiday. Clemmie is a counselling psychologist with a special interest in alcohol issues. She will talk about sticking to an alcohol free life on holidays – with temptations and triggers round every corner… The fear of not being able to take part…

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