What we're about

A men’s group is a group of men, sitting in a circle, hanging out and getting real.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-rSTNjcXzE

WHAT WE DO

We laugh, listen and grow together as we share our experiences, thoughts and feelings beyond our masks.

We respectfully challenge one another to be better, more authentic men, without telling each other what to do or how to be. There is no pressure and it’s fine to say "Pass” when it’s your turn to speak.

Life doesn't have to be bad to come to a men's group. We've been successfully growing - from the good, the bad and even the ugly - as individual men and as a community, since 2002.

Watch our 15 min demo of a two and a half hour men's group at Southbank's Being A Man Festival:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYRF8QR8ONM

WHO WE ARE

We are accepting, accountable and we want more out of life.

We acknowledge who we’ve been and we test drive who we want to be, taking the best of ourselves out into the world.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naRM8dhXXJM

WHO WE ARE NOT

We are not a therapy group, nor an encounter group, nor a w*nk group or a place to pick up men for sex, nor a group against men or women, nor a religious or political group, we're free and unaffiliated.

Every MenSpeak men's group is different, depending on what the men present bring to, and ask of it.

OUR GROUND RULES

Please read the Ground Rules before attending a group. If you'd like to add, remove or change any of the ground rules before we begin, there will be a space to raise this before we begin.
https://www.meetup.com/menspeak/pages/20251869/MenSpeak_Ground_Rules/

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WANT TO FACILITATE YOUR OWN MEN'S GROUP?

. Want to facilitate your own men's groups, understand and communicate better with men, or pick up the tools to hold your own conscious conversations? Click here to find out more about our MenFacilitate trainings (http://www.mensgroups.co.uk/menfacilitate/) and to download enough to get you going, facilitating your first men's group!

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STAY IN THE LOOP, BEYOND THE MEN'S GROUP:

Subscribe to our MenSpeak newsletter (tools, tips, techniques, how to's, events and special offers)
http://www.mensgroups.co.uk/subscribe

Join our private MenSpeak self-development men's group on Facebook here (discuss personal issues)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/menspeakmensgroups/

Like our public MenSpeak men's groups page on Facebook here (keep up with what's on + funnies!)
https://www.facebook.com/menspeak/

Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/KennyDCruz

Check out my personal development consultations, working individually or with partners
http://www.themanwhisperer.co.uk

Download my free Personal Discovery Questionnaire to kick-start your journey of self-awareness.
http://www.themanwhisperer.co.uk/pdq

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WANT TO TRY A CLOSED GROUP?

(Monthly, over six month terms, renewable for years).

Closed group men have the space to get to know one-another very well, with no comings and goings, no time spent on introductions and getting-to-know (and trust) you.

Closed group men support each other's journeys through times of breakdown, breakthrough, change and celebration, as things fall apart, then fall together anew.

Closed group men stay in touch between our monthly time together through WotsApp / Signal, personal contact and organised meals, walks, trips away, etc.

Closed group men attend MenSpeak open and online groups at a discount, enjoy priority booking to events with limited slots, or limited to more practised men.

Trial a closed group in June and December 2018. Each of the five monthly closed groups has a very individual identity and limited space, so tell me if you're interested in a trial and I'll suggest which group/s may be a good fit. (Our next six month terms begin in July 2018 and January 2019).

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Disclaimer: All activities are undertaken entirely at the participant's own risk. No responsibility will be taken and no compensation discussed for loss or injury. By taking part, each participant accepts full responsibility for his own safety and well-being. (If in doubt, please seek professional advice before participating). May the force be with you!

© Kenny Mammarella-D’Cruz “The Man Whisperer” (Newsweek)

Feel free to copy, distribute and use my resources (inc. the Ground Rules, Check-in Rounds, videos, etc.) referencing Kenny Mammarella-D'Cruz "The Man Whisperer" as the source.

Upcoming events (5+)

Men's Group led by MenFacilitate Graduates

St Bride Foundation (Fleet Street)

This open MenSpeak men's group will be facilitated by MenFacilitate graduates - learn more about the MenFacilitate training here: http://www.mensgroups.co.uk/menfacilitate/ You’re guaranteed a good laugh, a chance to hang out, share what’s up, listen, get new insights into daily life as we drop our ‘nice guy’, 'macho man’ or whatever masks we’ve been wearing. So come get real and receive the treasure of honest feedback and good company! Please read our Ground Rules before attending http://www.meetup.com/menspeak/pages/MenSpeak_Ground_Rules/ and raise any changes you'd like to make to them before we begin. Here's a 2.5 hour men's group demo we did in 15 minutes at Southbank's Being A Man Festival last year https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYRF8QR8ONM 6.45 for a 7pm start. We don't allow men to join the group after 7.10pm because it can be too disruptive. If you know in advance that you're not going to be able to attend, please un-RSVP yourself to make space for others. Cost: £10 £5 concessions Get in touch if you can't afford the concessionary rate and we'll sort something out.

MenFlirt - Expression, Body Language, Authenticity

The Pirate Castle (not a pub)

£85.00

MenFlirt is not about flirting with anyone in particular - it's all about 'be~ing the flirt'. Coming from that place inside of you that makes you irresistible, as your authentic vibe is naturally put out into the world to attract the life and love you want. Watch our PROMO VIDEO! https://youtu.be/2q4dEzLIUbg So whether you're single, partnered, young, old, introvert, extrovert, tell tall tales that bore, or have issues with your shortcomings and simply want to live a more fun, connected life - this is the workshop for you! MenFlirt is an offshoot of MenSpeak, our regular men's groups. Why 'Flirt'? Because it's about having fun, authentically expressing yourself, finding your edge and living beyond it so others can meet, and engage in the merry dance of relationships with you! "F**ked me up for 36 hours afterwards. Transformational. The workshop was, and the video footage of me is, invaluable." Neil, 49 You'll discover how to embody the essence of who you really are and allow your flirtatious light to naturally shine through, attracting people with a similar outlook, values and sense of fun - like moths to a flame! In a nutshell, you'll learn all about: -Dating -Relationships -Social dynamics -Everyday relating -Unleashing your quick wit & humour -How to flirt shamelessly, without being a needy, manipulative blagger, or a creep! nb This is not PUA, NLP, trickery, or being a fraud (while being afraid inside and screwing things up!) Frauds attract frauds, so why would you want to spend the rest of your life living a lie, or worst still, why would you want to be with anyone who falls for your act??! Check out Yogesh's social adventures beyond the MenFlirt day: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luYAq9Pbsr4& At MenFlirt we get real, know our masks, drop our masks, step-up to the hot-seat and gain essential feedback on how you come across, from facial expressions and movements, to body language and gesticulations, tone, voice, words and unconscious old habits helping you to get clear about your self-sabotage and allowing you to connect with confident passion. Your time in the hot-seat - should you choose it - will be recorded on your phone for you so you can check it out afterwards in your own time. The space is safe and intimate (intimate in that we show up and get real - we don't flirt with each other(!), we don't touch each other apart from a handshake or hug and everyone's boundaries are respected - indeed, boundaries is an important aspect of the MenFlirt workshop.) "Inspiring, revolutionary, this completely changed the way I approached finding love and connection with others. I've always been crap with girls and I've always found it hard to reach the level of depth I wanted when meeting new people. With Kenny's tools and the group feedback from MenFlirt I've turned everything around and now, I'm getting dates, making new and better friends and being more ballsy in my career, all while putting in less effort and enjoying the process more than ever before!" Bertie, 25 VENUE: The Pirate Castle (not a pub) 33 Oval Road, Gilbey's Wharf, Camden Town NW1 7EA COST: £85 £70 - concessions: over 60's, job seekers, disability, full time students £70 - closed group men CONCESSIONS Concessions are for over 60s, full-time students, people on a disability allowance, and those claiming income support and job seekers allowance - unless you can comfortably afford the full price. When attending events, proof will be required at the door if you have booked a concessionary ticket. TO CONFIRM YOUR PLACE ON THIS EVENT 1. Create a FREE Meetup login account 2. Click blue [tick] button (top right of page under "Are You Going") 3. Make payment using paypal or credit card (to pay concession and/or re-attending rate, manually change the price on payment page). Having trouble paying? Watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ng6964Kz0YI

MenSpeak Men's Group - Camden Town

The Pirate Castle (not a pub)

£25.00

A men’s group is a group of men, sitting in a circle, hanging out and getting real. We laugh, listen, celebrate life and grow together as we share our experiences, thoughts and feelings beyond our masks. We respectfully challenge one another to be better, more authentic men, without telling each other what to do or how to be. There is no pressure and it’s fine to say "Pass” when it’s your turn to speak. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-rSTNjcXzE Life doesn't have to be bad to come to a men's group. We've been successfully growing - from the good, the bad and even the ugly - as individual men and as a community, since 2002. Watch our 15 min demo of a two and a half hour men's group at Southbank's Being A Man Festival: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYRF8QR8ONM We are accepting, accountable and we want more out of life. We acknowledge who we’ve been and we test drive who we want to be, taking the best of ourselves out into the world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naRM8dhXXJM Please read our Ground Rules before attending the group: http://www.meetup.com/menspeak/pages/MenSpeak_Ground_Rules/ VENUE: The Pirate Castle (Not a pub) 33 Oval Road Gilbey's Wharf, Camden Town NW1 7EA TIME: 6:45pm for 7pm start - 9:30pm Please arrive before 7pm. Open groups cannot be disrupted 10 minutes after they've begun. Text Kenny:[masked] if you're on your way. COST: £25 (£15 concessions - over 60's, job seekers, disability, full time students*) - (£15 closed group men) CONCESSIONS Concessions are for over 60s, full-time students, people on a disability allowance, and those claiming income support and job seekers allowance - unless you can comfortably afford the full price. When attending events, proof will be required at the door if you have booked a concessionary ticket. * If you can't afford the concession rate please message me through Meetup so we can work something out. TO CONFIRM YOUR PLACE ON THIS EVENT: 1. Create a FREE Meetup login account 2. Click blue [tick] button (top right of page under "Are You Going") 3. Make payment using paypal or credit card (to pay concession rate, manually change the price on payment page). Having trouble paying? Watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ng6964Kz0YI Up to 9 men per group, mainly 30s-50s though some 18-80+. OPEN GROUPS VS CLOSED GROUPS This is an 'open' men's group, which means that any man can drop in on a one-off basis. MensSpeak also has 'closed' men’s groups, where men commit to attending every month, for six months. (Most men stay for years.) Closed group men enjoy greater familiarity, friendship and trust, which leads to more openness, honesty, accountability, support, as we progress on our life paths. Lifelong friendships are forged for some, others come to do their personal work, get self-aware and gracefully move on. Closed group men also enjoy discounts, special rates and first dibs on popular events. Closed group six month terms begin in July and January, with trial sessions in June and December before committing. Closed groups meet on the 4th week of each month. Limited spaces available, so please contact me ASAP if you're interested and I'll see if there's space available. NOTE: The group is facilitated by Kenny Mammarella D'Cruz (http://www.themanwhisperer.co.uk). It's not a therapy group, not an encounter group, not a w*nk group; not a group for or against men or women, not a religious group, not a political group, not a group of anything apart from whatever the men present bring to it.

MenSpeak Men's Group - South Kensington

The College of Psychic Studies

£25.00

A men’s group is a group of men, sitting in a circle, hanging out and getting real. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-rSTNjcXzE We laugh, listen, celebrate life and grow together as we share our experiences, thoughts and feelings beyond our masks. We respectfully challenge one another to be better, more authentic men, without telling each other what to do or how to be. There is no pressure and it’s fine to say "Pass” when it’s your turn to speak. Life doesn't have to be bad to come to a men's group. We've been successfully growing - from the good, the bad and even the ugly - as individual men and as a community, since 2002. Watch our 15 min demo of a two and a half hour men's group at Southbank's Being A Man Festival: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYRF8QR8ONM We are accepting, accountable and we want more out of life. We acknowledge who we’ve been and we test drive who we want to be, taking the best of ourselves out into the world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naRM8dhXXJM Please read our Ground Rules before attending the group: http://www.meetup.com/menspeak/pages/MenSpeak_Ground_Rules/ VENUE: The College of Psychic Studies 16 Queensberry Place SW7 2EB London TIME: 6:45pm for 7pm start - 9pm Please arrive before 7pm. Open groups cannot be disrupted 10 minutes after they've begun. Text Kenny:[masked] if you're on your way. COST: £25 (£20 College members) - to reserve your place online now please click here https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/courses/view/id/922/menspeak-a-drop-in-mens-circle TO CONFIRM YOUR PLACE ON THIS EVENT: 1. Create a FREE Meetup login account 2. Click blue [tick] button (top right of page under "Are You Going") 3. Make payment directly through the College website by following this link https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/courses/view/id/922/menspeak-a-drop-in-mens-circle or you can pay at the College reception on arrival (please arrive 5-10 minutes earlier if you are paying by cash). Up to 9 men per group, mainly 30s-50s though some 18-80+. OPEN GROUPS VS CLOSED GROUPS This is an 'open' men's group, which means that any man can drop in on a one-off basis. MensSpeak also has 'closed' men’s groups, where men commit to attending every month, for six months. (Most men stay for years.) Closed group men enjoy greater familiarity, friendship and trust, which leads to more openness, honesty, accountability, support, as we progress on our life paths. Lifelong friendships are forged for some, others come to do their personal work, get self-aware and gracefully move on. Closed group men also enjoy discounts, special rates and first dibs on popular events. Closed group six month terms begin in July and January, with trial sessions in June and December before committing. Closed groups meet on the 4th week of each month. Limited spaces available, so please contact me ASAP if you're interested and I'll see if there's space available. NOTE: The group is facilitated by Kenny Mammarella D'Cruz (http://www.themanwhisperer.co.uk). It's not a therapy group, not an encounter group, not a w*nk group; not a group for or against men or women, not a religious group, not a political group, not a group of anything apart from whatever the men present bring to it.

Past events (384)

MenFacilitate Grads: Debrief & Promo Filming Day

The Pirate Castle (not a pub)

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