Past Meetup

Bournemouth Spiritual Exchange Fortnightly Meetup

This Meetup is past

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At this week's meetup we'll discuss the essentially Buddhist concept of nonattachment. This may be our last formal meetup (see separate email and discussion posting) so it's an appropriate way to bow out. If you have valued our discussions over the last 18m try to get along and express your appreciation xx

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Wanna talk spiritual stuff with like-minded people and have a bit of fun at the same time? Then this group is for YOU!!

It's designed to attract spiritual people of all ages and persuasions, and in our fortnightly meetings the atmosphere is SOCIAL and INFORMAL, allowing people time to talk to friends new and old – in deliberate contrast to an evening dominated by a paid speaker. Above all we like to have FUN and not take ourselves too seriously, so we tend to begin and end our meetings at the bar ;-)

Of course the EXCHANGE of ideas and viewpoints to broaden our horizons is important too, so around an hour and a half is set aside during meetings for a discussion chaired by one of the organisers, during which we adjourn to a meeting room with chairs placed in a circle. In some meetings we deliberately discuss specific topics announced in advance (see our discussion board for more details of future topics). Others are much more free flowing and we tend to just see where the energy takes us.

Above all what the members of this group do is 'come from the heart'. Right from day one that's how it worked out, with members opening up to each other about their spiritual thoughts and inclinations in ways they might not with even their nearest and dearest. You're also welcome even if you think you're a 'beginner', because you've probably had just as many lives as any of us ;-)

We really look forward to welcoming you to our shared journey

Ian xx (www.ianlawton.com)

PS The charge for room hire is currently £50. Suggested payment with normal turnout in the mid-20s is therefore around £2 to cover that cost, collected on the night.