Archive of posts with category 'around_town'

Old New Year

Image - OLDNEWYEAR-the-Future Can we look forward to a bright and optimistic New Year, free of all the anxieties and divisions that troubled us over the last twelve months or will we be fobbed off with a rerun of the Old Year?

18 January 2018 | around_town

Join Ella's Choir

Image - Helen-Astrid-choir New members welcome! Join Ella's Choir, in add of React charity. No auditions or ability to read music necessary. We meet every Thursday from 7 to 8.30pm, starting on 11th January 2018.

8 January 2018 | around_town

Yogalates classes at the ETNA - January 2018

Image - Yogalates-201801 Ready for real transformation in 2018? Join me for a brand new term of Yogalates classes starting this Sunday evening (14th January) at the ETNA Centre in St Margarets.

8 January 2018 | around_town

An unexpected Christmas present

Image - UNEXPECTED_Christmas-tree-instruments In a previous life I worked in Children's Television. At that time I had contact with a lot of record pluggers, those young, enthusiastic and thick-skinned people whose difficult job was to promote artists that they often didn't like to unsympathetic people like me and persuade us to book them onto our programmes. As an inducement they would regale us with free tickets to see the acts playing live and as much vinyl as we could carry. One of this gallant and hard-boiled band was Ed who worked for the NEMS Agency. He knew almost everything there was to know about the pop scene although he was always very discreet about it.

14 December 2017 | around_town

Christmas services in our area - 2017

snowflake Here is a list of church services for Christmas Eve and Christmas for some local churches in the St Margarets area.

14 December 2017 | around_town

Art History Lectures

Image - orleans-lectures-talks-winter-2017 A programme of talks and lectures exploring Art History and themes from the gallery's exhibition programmes. Delivered in partnership with Mariska Beekenkamp-Wladimiroff, Art Historical London.

14 December 2017 | around_town

Creative Writing: Painting to Paper

Image - orleans-exhibitions-ect Develop your creative writing and learn how to generate inspiration from poetry, gallery exhibitions and even the world around us. Sessions will focus on developing a creative dialogue between the writer and the art work.

14 December 2017 | around_town

Adult Painting Classes at Orleans House Gallery

Image - orleans-classes-painting-winter-2017 Discover a range of painting techniques and create your own masterpieces. The classes are aimed at both beginners and experienced painters.

14 December 2017 | around_town

Five week mindfulness and emotion course

Image - course-flame-of-the-heart Working skilfully with our emotional landscape is one of the biggest challenges of being human. In this modern world many of us are caught within a confusing contradiction — pressured to work harder and harder while simultaneously living and pursuing a fuller and happier life. It's not surprising that this can lead to a sense of overwhelm and defeat. Our emotions, instead of being regarded as valued messengers from the heart, become assailants and barriers. Without realising it, we can easily move into a place of emotional estrangement and numbness.

14 December 2017 | around_town

Old Deer Park planning guidelines

Image - consultation-old-deer-park Residents are invited to have their say on the development of planning guidelines for Old Deer Park in Richmond. The Council has been working with residents, businesses, community groups and organisations to help create planning guidelines for the Old Deer Park Conservation Area and has now prepared a draft Supplementary Planning Document for the area.

14 December 2017 | around_town

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