Welcome to Blackthorn Trust

Blackthorn Trust is a charity which offers medical care, specialist therapies and rehabilitation through work placements in the Blackthorn Garden. We offer help to people with mental or physical health difficulties or learning disabilities. Our work is based on the work of Rudolf Steiner and aims to assist individuals to progress towards their full potential.


Browse through these pages to learn more about us and our work.

Monthly Craft Fairs at Blackthorn (workers' showcase)

Our workers will be showcasing their arts, crafts and more on a monthly basis.  Future events; 15th August, 19th September, 17th October.  These events are for Blackthorn workers only and a chance for the general public to view and purchase items produced in our therapy workshops or in their spare time.  Please come along and support them!   Please see 'weekend workshops' for more events.

Get involved!

Find out how by contacting us at:


Blackthorn Trust
St Andrews Road
Maidstone ME16 9AN

Tel: 01622 828382

How To Donate

Make a donation using Virgin Money Giving

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