Events

Weekly Drop-in Sessions

 

Mindful Mondays

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Come along to our weekly mindful drop-ins, every Monday at 19:30-20:30.

These sessions will allow you to explore mindful practices, giving you the time and the space to begin your week with self-care, calm and awareness.

Sessions will include breathing practices, meditation and poetry, focussing on self kindness, self awareness and connection with nature.

 

Mindful Art Tuesdays

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If you would like to experience the connection between mindfulness and art then join us on Tuesday evenings at 18:00-19:00 for our Mindful Art drop-ins.

These sessions will blend mindful practices with art making, to help you take the time out of your busy day to just stop, notice and create.

No previous art or mindfulness experience is needed, just come and have a play!

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Our Mindful Textiles sessions will offer simple textile based craft activities to give you the chance to unwind and create some fun pieces to take home!

Activities will vary each session and will include embroidery, simple knitting, pom pom making, phone cases, patchwork quilt making and much more! 

Supplies will be provided but feel free to bring along your own fabrics, wool, threads, or any other materials that you would like to work with!

 

 


 

April 2018

Levy Life

Join us for the preview night of the Levy Life exhibition. A sharing of photos of Levenshulme from the local residents. Showing Levenshulme’s past and present, through the eyes of the people who live here.

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Just turn up, no need to book.

For more info contact
owlandcoconut@gmail.com


 

May 2018

The UK’s first ever Mindful Art Centre! The Nest opens at Levenshulme Old Library!

Watch this space and sign up to our mailing list for more information.

owlandcoconut@gmail.com

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May 2018

Colour of Yoga

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These workshops will explore the link between yoga and colour through the medium of paint. We will begin by practicing asana and pranayama, then yoga nidra and move onto painting as it relates to the specific focus of each workshop which will vary in each session. The workshops promise to be a fun exploration with various contributors. These are all donation only workshops. “Give what you can. Take what you need.” All donations kindly received are to go to ‘Reach Out to The Community’, a food and shelter charity based in Chorlton. Vegan food will be shared.

3rd Saturday of the month 1-3pm: 19th May. 23rd June. 21st July…

check out the Facebook event for more info


 

Stop. Notice. Create. At the LUBAINA HIMID: HARD TIMES   Preston Harris Museum and Art Gallery

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Join us to Stop. Notice. Create. Adding a creative mindful pause to your day.

Stop to see, touch and feel the mixed media artwork in the LUBAINA HIMID: HARD TIMES exhibition. 

Notice the contact of your feet on the floor as you move around the gallery space. Notice any thoughts, feelings and responses to the artwork that come to mind. Notice what you feel in your body.

Create your own piece of mindful art to take home. Inspired by the ‘Inside the Invisible, 2002’ art work.

You don’t need to be good at art or have ever meditated before. You just need to be willing to give it a try and see what happens. Join us on a Mindful Art journey, to Stop. Notice. Create.


 

 

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