What we're about

This group hosts events aimed at developing Nonviolent Communication (NVC) skills and consciousness, and creating community, based on the work and legacy of Marshall B. Rosenberg and his seminal book, 'Nonviolent Communication: a Language of Life'. It’s a place for community gatherings, peer practice sessions, and more, run by NVC enthusiasts and sometimes London-based trainers certified by the Centre for Nonviolent Communication (https://www.cnvc.org). If inspired you are welcome to offer NVC-themed learning or social events.

Pathways to learning NVC
If you’d like to learn NVC via formal training, facilitated by London-based CNVC-certified trainers, then hop over to the London Page of the NVC-UK website and find out about the training pathway put together by Ceri Buckmaster, Cath Burke, Carolyn Davies,  Daren De Witt and Tracy Seed. We are committed to creating community and a supportive network for those learning, living and sharing NVC in London. Many of our trainings are currently online, so if you live outside of London, you are welcome to participate. 

For more information about NVC in London and the UK
• The main website for all UK NVC activities, training, practice groups, camps and residentials, blogs, resources and much more. Sign up for a regular newsletter with upcoming events and all things new around NVC in UK: https://nvc-uk.com
• NVC London Facebook for us Londoners to join and find out what is going on! Anybody can post here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/502984243229456/
• Conflict Transformation Weave is a group of NVC practitioners who help NVC communities to pre-empt and respond to conflicts, by building internal agreements, developing skills and increasing resilience. They offer conflict transformation support when groups have done what they can and realise they need further support in order to move towards connection: https://ctw-uk.com/

Upcoming events (4+)

Listening Hour

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What it is
A weekly 1 hour connection and empathy space currently hosted by people who have experience in NVC, for anyone interested in NVC.
This is not a workshop but a peer listening space to encourage listening.

Who it’s for

Everyone who is interested in NVC is welcome. No need for formal training but it’s great if you have been to some trainings.
Come if you want to practice listening.
Come if you’d enjoy a listening ear.

What happens

We offer a structure which offers clear guidance to everyone about what to do.
Format (Each host will hold the space in a slightly different way but the overall structure will be the same)
• Check-in
• breakout into 3s for empathy and listening. (Empathy guidelines will be given and you can respond to the generative question ‘What do you want empathy for or to talk through?’)
• Closing

Self responsibility

This is a reminder that everyone is responsible for themselves and we encourage you to take care of your own emotional safety.
Bear in mind your listening partners aren’t trainers or therapists.

Is there any cost?

We’re offering these sessions for free as we’d like to contribute to making empathy support more accessible, especially during these challenging times. Afterwards, if you are moved to do so, and can afford it, we’d be grateful for a donation to our chosen organisation:
NVC Matters (the national organisation for NVC in the UK): Bank account:[masked] SC:[masked]

Please register here to get the zoom link sent to you for each session http://eepurl.com/hqyG4X

Listening Hour

Link visible for attendees

What it is
A weekly 1 hour connection and empathy space currently hosted by people who have experience in NVC, for anyone interested in NVC.
This is not a workshop but a peer listening space to encourage listening.

Who it’s for

Everyone who is interested in NVC is welcome. No need for formal training but it’s great if you have been to some trainings.
Come if you want to practice listening.
Come if you’d enjoy a listening ear.

What happens

We offer a structure which offers clear guidance to everyone about what to do.
Format (Each host will hold the space in a slightly different way but the overall structure will be the same)
• Check-in
• breakout into 3s for empathy and listening. (Empathy guidelines will be given and you can respond to the generative question ‘What do you want empathy for or to talk through?’)
• Closing

Self responsibility

This is a reminder that everyone is responsible for themselves and we encourage you to take care of your own emotional safety.
Bear in mind your listening partners aren’t trainers or therapists.

Is there any cost?

We’re offering these sessions for free as we’d like to contribute to making empathy support more accessible, especially during these challenging times. Afterwards, if you are moved to do so, and can afford it, we’d be grateful for a donation to our chosen organisation:
NVC Matters (the national organisation for NVC in the UK): Bank account:[masked] SC:[masked]

Please register here to get the zoom link sent to you for each session http://eepurl.com/hqyG4X

Listening Hour

Link visible for attendees

What it is
A weekly 1 hour connection and empathy space currently hosted by people who have experience in NVC, for anyone interested in NVC.
This is not a workshop but a peer listening space to encourage listening.

Who it’s for

Everyone who is interested in NVC is welcome. No need for formal training but it’s great if you have been to some trainings.
Come if you want to practice listening.
Come if you’d enjoy a listening ear.

What happens

We offer a structure which offers clear guidance to everyone about what to do.
Format (Each host will hold the space in a slightly different way but the overall structure will be the same)
• Check-in
• breakout into 3s for empathy and listening. (Empathy guidelines will be given and you can respond to the generative question ‘What do you want empathy for or to talk through?’)
• Closing

Self responsibility

This is a reminder that everyone is responsible for themselves and we encourage you to take care of your own emotional safety.
Bear in mind your listening partners aren’t trainers or therapists.

Is there any cost?

We’re offering these sessions for free as we’d like to contribute to making empathy support more accessible, especially during these challenging times. Afterwards, if you are moved to do so, and can afford it, we’d be grateful for a donation to our chosen organisation:
NVC Matters (the national organisation for NVC in the UK): Bank account:[masked] SC:[masked]

Please register here to get the zoom link sent to you for each session http://eepurl.com/hqyG4X

Listening Hour

Link visible for attendees

What it is
A weekly 1 hour connection and empathy space currently hosted by people who have experience in NVC, for anyone interested in NVC.
This is not a workshop but a peer listening space to encourage listening.

Who it’s for

Everyone who is interested in NVC is welcome. No need for formal training but it’s great if you have been to some trainings.
Come if you want to practice listening.
Come if you’d enjoy a listening ear.

What happens

We offer a structure which offers clear guidance to everyone about what to do.
Format (Each host will hold the space in a slightly different way but the overall structure will be the same)
• Check-in
• breakout into 3s for empathy and listening. (Empathy guidelines will be given and you can respond to the generative question ‘What do you want empathy for or to talk through?’)
• Closing

Self responsibility

This is a reminder that everyone is responsible for themselves and we encourage you to take care of your own emotional safety.
Bear in mind your listening partners aren’t trainers or therapists.

Is there any cost?

We’re offering these sessions for free as we’d like to contribute to making empathy support more accessible, especially during these challenging times. Afterwards, if you are moved to do so, and can afford it, we’d be grateful for a donation to our chosen organisation:
NVC Matters (the national organisation for NVC in the UK): Bank account:[masked] SC:[masked]

Please register here to get the zoom link sent to you for each session http://eepurl.com/hqyG4X

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