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Quivers and Quavers Singing Group- non singers welcomed with open arms! Come sing with us! Everyone is welcome to this series of workshops in which we we will sing together weekly for enjoyment, health and relaxation. Together we will create a safe and welcoming space to explore our voices, and free ourselves to make beautiful music without stress, shame or judgment. Nervous or uncertain singers are very welcome, as well as those who feel more confident. Regular weekly attendance is encouraged, in order to build vocal skills and confidence. These sessions are led weekly by Marcus Sly are are held in the main hall. Visitors will be warmly welcomed. Call[masked] for more details. Only £5 per person. All proceeds go towards the Hamblin Trust.
Mantimoon Six Week Poetry Writing Course ‘Connect With Your Creativity’ Join freelance writer and poet Lottie Angell on a course designed to break down mental barriers that stop you from writing and advance your poetry writing skills. You will have the opportunity to write each week and learn: • New poetic techniques and how to apply them. • Fresh approaches to form, style and editing. • What makes poetry by renowned poets so successful. • Meditation and creative writing exercises to help you write powerful poetry that resonates with readers. Suitable for: Adults of mixed abilities who write for themselves, on a blog or with the hopes of publishing/entering competitions. Dates: Weekly from Fri 22/02/19 – Fri 29/03/19 @ 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm. Cost: £140. £70 reserves a place. Venue: The Hamblin Centre E-mail: [masked] for enquires/to book.
The Chichester Laughter Club has been running at the Hamblin Centre for over ten years. In the club, we explore laughter in a myriad of ways for health and happiness, helping us to reduce stress, relax and re-energise. Meetings begin with simple warm-up exercises, followed by a variety of activities and Laughter Yoga exercises. Laughing with others in a group is highly infectious! We finish with a laughter meditation and relaxation to calm the body and mind and to enjoy the wonderful peace that results from genuine laughter. All are welcome. Cost £10 - profits are shared with the Hamblin Centre . (Teas and refreshments included.) • What to bring Wear comfortable clothes and a willingness to have some fun. • Important to know No experience necessary. This is a really friendly group and we have newcomers at every Meetup.
Aurora Gathering 1:45 pm (for a 2:00 start) - 3:30 pm (library) "Leave your beliefs and coats at the door... and listen to what your intuition has to say.” Geoff Napier All are welcome to join us for a totally unstructured discussion group in the library at the Hamblin Centre. Cygnus Community Café Gatherings were originally an inspiration of Cygnus members and friends to offer “places to meet for open heart-to-heart communications, free from mindsets, belief systems or dogmas”. The unstructured format is now being continued through the Aurora Gatherings instigated by Geoff Napier, the co-founder of Cygnus Books. Donation welcome to cover costs.