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Mindfulness in the park, led by Huw Griffiths in Sydney Gardens Bath

Posted on behalf of Sydney Gardens Project

Join Huw Griffiths from Mindfulness Bath to take time to wander in the green space of Sydney Gardens. 

Mindfulness is paying attention, in the present moment, and without judgment. It is a way of bringing us back in touch with ourselves so that we can relate directly to whatever is happening in our lives right now with acceptance, curiosity, and non judgment.

Practical and simple to learn, easy to use and yet the benefits are immense. Mindfulness helps us to see more clearly our habitual reactions to pressure and stressful events and in each moment we discover ways of responding that are more accepting, kinder to ourselves and less damaging to our health and happiness.

Mindfulness Walks are taking place in Sydney Gardens in a series of 4 week blocks this summer. 

Come along to one to try it out, or sign up for all four weeks at a time.

The sessions will start with an introduction to Mindfulness with Huw and then practice and reflection in the Gardens

Age: 14yr+ Any under 18s must be accompanied by and responsible to an adult.

Meeting point confirmed on booking

You will be able to choose where you go in the park, so if needed you can keep to level surfaces

There are accessible public toilets in Sydney Gardens (20p)

Getting to the park:
You can walk to Sydney Gardens from the City Centre in around 15 minutes.
There are bus stops near the park:
Routes, 11, 64, 94, D1. Also the 734, D3 run near the park
Stops: Holburne Museum, Forester Road, Darlington Road

Free parking is available around the edge of the park on Sydney Road (some bays are restricted to 2 hours, some are 4 hours between 8am to 6pm). They are often full, so leave plenty of time to find somewhere to park.

Sorry - no dogs!

Please contact us if you have any questions.

05 Jul 2019 at 6:30pm
until 05 Jul 2019 at 7:30pm
Sydney Gardens
Sydney Place

Bath for Europe social

Posted on behalf of Rob and Aileen Oldfield

Party in the pub!  Discussion of Brexit is, of course, allowed but other subjects are also encouraged.

Some nibbles will be available.  The pub does do some very good food but you might need to book promptly.

We'll be in the function room towards the back of the pub.

11 Jul 2019 at 7:00pm
until 11 Jul 2019 at 10:30pm
Hop Pole Inn
Upper Bristol Road

The Whisky Social - BenRiach with Danny Whelan

Posted on behalf of The Dark Horse

The Whisky Social @ Blackbird combines an in-depth masterclass with a relaxed and informal environment in which to enjoy and discover great Whiskies.

This month we welcome Danny Whelan of BenRiach, who will be guiding us through the fantastic range of drams and talking about the history and passion that helps make this inimitable Highland malt.

The first Wednesday each month will see a guest speaker and a bespoke menu of drinks by the Dark Horse team. After a welcome with cocktails you will be treated to a 90 minute masterclass tasting a range of whiskies, including free cheese and nibbles. After the masterclass we open up the Blackbird bar and play some records, for everyone to enjoy the drinks in a relaxed and informal environment.

The events are co-hosted by our friends at Independent Spirit Of Bath who can help you get your hands on the Whiskies to enjoy at home.

Tickets are £25 including food and welcome drink, and are limited to the first 16 applicants. Doors are at 7pm for 7.30pm start.

All are welcome for the discounted drinks menu afterwards for £5 cocktails, starting at 9pm but subject to space.

07 Aug 2019 at 7:30pm
until 07 Aug 2019 at 10:30pm
The Dark Horse
7A Kingsmead Square

Blowing My Own Trumpet - African Dreams support from Holly Morwenna

Posted on behalf of Blowing My Own Trumpet
A fusion sound of jazz, folk and world sounds featuring music off there EP Dreams
21 Jun 2019 at 7:00pm
until 22 Jun 2019 at 10:30pm
The Bell Inn
103 Walcot Street

The Light Burns Blue

Posted on behalf of Royal High School Bath
Based on the true story of the Cottingley fairy photos
27 Jun 2019 at 7:00pm
until 28 Jun 2019 at 8:30pm
Royal High School
Royal High School

Exploring Conflict Through Art

Posted on behalf of University of Bath

With Dr Oliver Walton, Mrs Hannah West and Dr Zainab Mai-Bornu, Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath.

This panel brings together a diverse group of scholars who have all employed a range of  creative methods - illustration, music and poetry to photography and participatory film - to explore conflict and conflict-affected societies. The event will showcase research on diverse themes including borderlands and post-war transitions in Nepal and Sri Lanka, gender and  the military, resource conflict in the Niger delta, and artisanal mining in West Africa.
We will explore what creative methodologies reveal that we might not have otherwise seen and how it enables us to engage with different audiences as well as the practicalities of collaborating with creative practitioners. Each panellist will talk about their research, why they were drawn to these methodologies and what challenges they have encountered in adopting this practice.

17 Jul 2019 at 6:00pm
until 17 Jul 2019 at 7:00pm
Arts Lecture Theatre, The Edge
University of Bath

Social Media Filmmaking

Posted on behalf of Creativity Works

Are you a socially engaged artist, creative or volunteer interested in learning about how to make effective films for social media channels?

This course is run for Creativity Works by filmmaking experts Suited and Booted who have a multitalented team making corporate videos, branded content, video marketing, internal communications, and animated videos.

They will provide you with knowledge which will enable you to develop your own filmmaking and story-telling skills skills to engage your social media audience. More information on course content will be provided as soon as possible.

This co|Create course is subsidised through Creativity Works and B&NES funding.

24 Jul 2019 at 9:30am
until 24 Jul 2019 at 5:00pm
Salvation Army
Bath Citadel, Upper Hall

Power of Writing with David Almond

Posted on behalf of Paper Nations & Bath Festivals

Come and hear from award winning author David Almond as he talks about the Power of Writing, and have the chance to put pen to paper too, as we celebrate National Writing Day. The free session is suitable for adults interested in developing their writing, be that for pleasure or as a career.  Open to ages 18+.

This event is delivered by Paper Nations & Bath Festivals.

26 Jun 2019 at 4:00pm
until 26 Jun 2019 at 5:30pm
Bath Central Library
19-23 the Podium

Danielle Collins' Face Yoga in Bath

Posted on behalf of Waterstones

Throw out the creams, get rid of the face masks and delete that surgeon's number- Danielle Collins has everything you need for younger, firmer and healthier skin.

Join us as we welcome Face Yoga Expert Danielle Collins to launch her book full of simple exercises and tips for a healthy skin!
Based on ancient Chinese acupressure techniques, face yoga is used by celebrities like Jennifer Aniston, Meghan Markle and Beyonce. Danielle's holistic and natural approach to health and beauty gives us all simple, effective techniques to look and feel the very best version of ourselves.

Begin the summer holidays right with this event not to be missed!

Further details: 01225 448515

18 Jul 2019 at 6:30pm
until 18 Jul 2019 at 8:30pm
4-5 Milsom Street

Run Bath - Sunday Runday - 28th July

Posted on behalf of Run Bath
These runs are ideal for those who regularly take part in 10k and half marathon races.
28 Jul 2019 at 10:30am
until 28 Jul 2019 at 12:00pm
Bath Sports and Leisure Centre/Outside Bath Pavillion
North Parade Road