Open Door Berkhamsted


Open Door is a community and arts space on Berkhamsted high street where you can be active, creative and social, whatever your circumstances. They offer a wide range of activities, from workshops and exhibitions, to volunteering opportunities and other ways to make a difference. Tackling social inequality and isolation is at the heart of what they do as a charity. They enable everyone to connect and contribute, for their own wellbeing and that of the wider community.

They offer a wide range of in person and online creative and wellbeing classes and also run a new men’s programme, Connections, which is supporting men to cope with what life throws at them through regular meet-ups and other activities. They also run regular exhibitions which showcase the arts and crafts from local artists as well as hosting the Community Pantry – a store cupboard in front of the entrance full of food, toiletries, and other essentials for members of the public to take what they need in an emergency or if things are tight before pay day. Not to forget the Memory Café which they run for people with dementia and Alzheimer’s which is an opportunity for them to take part in crafts and games.