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Belly Dancing Classes For Beginners & Improvers (on till 31 July)
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Hansel and Gretel(on till Thu 14 Aug)
Wed 13 August
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Mon 15 September
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Sat 27 September
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)(on till Sat 15 Nov)
Sat 14 February
UK Baby & Toddler Show(on till Sun 15 Feb)
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8 week course in Wirral. A low impact, uplifting fun form of exercise for Women aged 17-70. Bring a friend for free (June 12th) Block book and pay in advance or drop in and pay as you go each week at class.
Meditation Drop-in Classes Every Thursday When we medit≠ate we learn to be aware in the present moment and to develop positive feel≠ings. Over time, mindfulness meditat≠ion can bring about a gentle but rad≠ical transformation. The classes are suitable for all levels of experience and are accessible to newcomers who will gain an understanding of the fundamentals of meditation. No need to book just arrive a few minutes in advance to allow time to settle your thoughts before we begin the meditation. A donation of £6 (concessions £3)is suggested for the evening See our Facebook page liverpoolbuddhistcentre
The ever popular community market will be held on the first Saturday of every month until September. Arts and crafts, second hand clothes, bric-a-brac and much more. Home baked bread and cakes, chutneys and jams, delicious hot food and a great atmosphere. This time we will have an arts and crafts workshop for children.
Liverpool Friends of Palestine will be holding their monthly vigil on the steps of St Luke's Church (the bombed -out church at the top of Bold Street). Vigils held on the first Saturday of every month.
Do you enjoy singing? We are a mixed group of singers of all ages who meet every Sunday evening. We sing everything from pop to showtunes to ballads. No audition necessary, just come along and join in the fun! We have free rehearsal space at St Stephen with St Catherine‚Äôs Church, Crown Street, Liverpool (near the Women‚Äôs Hospital). Fully accessible building. Turn up at 6pm for a cuppa and a biccie and rehearsal 6-30 to 8-30pm. Over 16s only.
FOR FOLK SAKE is a monthly showcase of wonderful local folk and acoustic acts. The event is on the first Sunday of every month and is absolutely free.
What is Capoeira? Capoeria is a Brazilian martial art that was developed by enslaved Africans in Brazil. It is a unique martial art that incorporates musicality, acrobatics and dance. Training Capoeira improves fitness, flexibility, strength and self defence. If you have an interest in martial arts, dance or acrobatics or just want to try something new, come along to one of the friendly classes, led by Daniel Baird. All ages, levels of fitness and abilities welcome! The International Slavery Museum's Capoeira Club is held every Sunday afternoon, 2-4pm.
Come Strut Your Stuff - open floor poetry and acoustic music on the first Monday of every month at the Egg Cafe! (or on second Monday of the month when the first Monday clashes with a Bank Holiday).
Liverpool Holistic Circle is a forum for sharing and increasing knowledge of all things holistic.
Our ongoing weekly workshops are open to all. We share skills, try out new ideas, and most of all have fun!
7 pm till 9pm - 13a Hope Street,Liverpool City Centre (the entrance is from the back, via Arrad St)
Mindfulness and Meditation Every Tuesday @ 4pm Come over and chill ¬£5 per person
Monthly meeting of Liverpool Friends of Palestine. (Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of every month.) All welcome.
This Summer join Off The Ground as they embark on an epic adventure, with Jason and his heroic Argonauts. Watch how the mighty Gods of Greece, Zeus and Hera, play with human lives to satisfy their own desires. See how Jason uses all his strength and wit to evade the beastly minotaur, how he and his gang avoid certain doom from the women on the Isle of Lemnos, and how they evade the lure from the enchanting sounds of the Sirens‚Ä¶and ultimately win in the quest for the Golden Fleece. Can Jason survive and return home to claim his right to the throne? A summer show not to be missed, packed full of song, danger and heroic adventure across the seas! Tickets Adult ¬£11.00, Senior Citizens ¬£8.00, Under 21‚Äôs ¬£5.00
A Critical Mass is a group of cyclists, wheelchair users, rollerskaters, skateboarders, in fact anyone on self-propelled transport is welcome to join. We travel around the city on a random route following whoever is in front with the purpose of celebrating non-polluting transport. Sometimes it's just for fun and sometimes it's to campaign for better transport facilities.
We are a friendly, well-established and well-attended novel-reading Book Group, meeting roughly monthly. All LGBT, 18+, welcome:)We read a mix of lgbt and non lgbt content novels. We also have a section where u can recommend books and say what u have been reading recently!We take turns to choose the novels. There is no pressure to come more than once to sample it!We meet in Caffe Nero, bottom Bold Street, by Liverpool Central Station, 12-2 pm. Upstairs, about 20 stairs, no lift. This month's novel is the dazzling "Flaubert's Parrot" by Julian Barnes
**PRESS RELEASE** Music, comedy rap-battles and burlesque - a night packed with high voltage performances from talented performers, showcasing acts from both Liverpool and around the UK. If that wasnt awesome enough, Maguire's serves some of the best pizza in town and a great range of drinks at decent prices.
New for 2014 comes our family show Hansel and Gretel Deep in the woods there is a candy house that lures children in to be eaten by a witch. Hansel and Gretel get left in the woods by their father when their stepmother tells him there is not enough food for them all to survive the winter. Hansel gets trapped by the witch and Gretel is forced to be her slave. When the old witch comes to eat Hansel she asks Gretel to climb inside and light the oven. Gretel plays dumb and tricks the old witch into climbing in to show her how to do it. Gretel burns the witch and the two children escape and find their way home to their father‚Äôs house. www.pastproductions.co.uk Tickets: ¬£5/¬£4.00 Please book early to avoid disappointment Shows start at 1pm
We will be holding auditions for our 9th production to date, an in-house adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque's classic anti-war novel 'All Quiet on the Western Front' on Wednesday 13th August. It is set in World War I, and seen from the perspective of ordinary German soldiers, both at the front fighting with the French and British and also on the Home Front. There are plenty of parts and not exclusively for men with significant parts for women too. There will be two workshops in the lead up to the audition. These will be next Wednesday, 30th July and the Wednesday following, 6th August, both at 7pm and at The Casa. They will look at themes from the play whom the director will be focusing on in the production. PLEASE NOTE - We will only audition actors who attend the workshops and that this is unpaid work. There is no need to prepare a piece for the audition which will be a combination of devised and script work provided on the day. Performance dates for the production are 14th, 15th, 17th, 19th, 21st and 22nd of November. For more information send an email to email@example.com [It may be helpful to actors wishing to audition, though by no means obligatory, to watch the 1930 black and white film adaptation of All Quiet on the Western Front, which will give you a good feel of the novel. It is available on You Tube in full if you search for it. Avoid watching the 1970s colour version which is a much poorer and inadequate adaptation]
Friendly, informal meeting of Liverpool's local Friends of the Earth group. Past campaigns have included local regeneration, climate change and transport. Open to all!
6.30pm till 8pm - DoES Liverpool, Unit 3, Floor 4, Gostins Building, 32-36 Hanover Street, Liverpool - location map
Greenstock Festival Saturday 23 August 2014 ¬∑ 12 noon - 11pm Greenbank Sports Academy - Greenbank Lane, Liverpool L17 1AG Full Lineup: Tom Doughty The Hey Pedros Shell Deliah James Cranford Roy Turnham brothermoon Paige D. Ronny Chu Mark Rowland Mike Carney The Young Ukes plus a performance by Bring the Fire Project Organised to coincide with the Liverpool International Music Festival (LIMF), Greenstock is a free entry live music and art festival happening at Greenbank Sports Academy on Sat 23 August 2014 from 12noon until 11pm. The theme of the event is ‚Äúmagical garden‚ÄĚ and it will feature an eclectic mix of live music, performances, art, workshops and activities for all ages, all within the Sports Academy‚Äôs grounds. Every inch of space will be transformed for the day into a magical festival environment. Other key attractions include: A sensory trail, Shadow puppet installation, Fairy houses, Lawn games, Photo booth Festival Co-ordinator, Lindsey Kinsella said ‚ÄúIt‚Äôs great to be a part of LIMF and be able to showcase some fantastic musicians at Greenstock. The event gives us a great opportunity to engage with the local community as part of a much bigger international festival and all the excitement and creativity that goes with it. I hope that as many people as possible are able to join us to be entertained by fantastic musicians, mysterious characters and get lost in our magical garden‚ÄĚ.
12noon - 11pm - Greenbank Sports Academt - location map
Saturday 9th August ‚Äď 10am ‚Äď 2pm St James Church Hall, Church Road South, Woolton. L25 7RJ This art & Craft Market offers beautiful handmade items by local artists at affordable prices. There are ideal gifts for all occasions among the eclectic mix of jewellery, paintings, soaps, glass, textiles, photographs, cards and much more. Free Admission ‚Äď easy access. There is lots of free parking around the area,a Farmers Market and not to mention the tea and cake available at the hall too.
This group has been set up for women to meet other women and socialise in a friendly relaxed atmosphere. The group meets on the last Saturday of every month at the Star on Bow Street in Bolton. It would be great to see you. We meet at 9pm and the venue is open until the early hours if you wish to stay that long.
21.00 - Star and Garter, Bolton - location map
This is a talk by psychologist and spiritual teacher Steve Taylor. Spiritual awakening means transcending our sense of separateness, perceiving the world around us with heightened awareness and realising the essential sameness and oneness of all human beings, beyond ethnic or cultural identity. Steve Taylor suggests that a lack of spiritual awareness is the main reason why the world is so full of discord - why human beings find it so difficult to live in harmony with themselves, with others and with nature. Our sense of separateness and the ‚Äėpsychological discord‚Äô which fills our minds are the root cause of dysfunctional behaviour, both as individuals and as a species. Warfare, social oppression and environmental destruction can be seen as manifestations of this. However, Steve suggests that this discord is only superficial, that our essential nature is one of harmony and well-being, and that it is possible for us to heal the superficial discord and gain permanent access to our inner harmony. (He will include one or two meditative exercises to illustrate this.) This shift from discord to harmony is equivalent to spiritual awakening, and when we undergo this shift we feel a new sense of connection and a new ‚Äėsacralised‚Äô awareness which transforms our relationship to other human beings, other living beings and the world itself. Dr. Steve Taylor is senior lecturer in psychology at Leeds Metropolitan University, and the author of several books on spirituality and psychology, including The Fall, Waking from Sleep, and Back to Sanity. Eckhart Tolle has described his work as ‚Äúan important contribution to the global shift in consciousness.‚ÄĚ He was recently included in Mind, Body, Spirit magazine‚Äôs list of the ‚Äú100 most spiritually influential living people.‚ÄĚ
Short Course for Serious Readers: Read to Re-charge Saturday 20th September, 10am-4pm Calderstones Mansion House, Liverpool Cost: ¬£30 (¬£15 concessions) The summer holidays may feel a million miles away, but there's always a haven for you to retreat here at Calderstones! Sink into the luxury of a day of reading for pleasure, reading for relaxation, reading for you! The perfect opportunity to re-charge your batteries, and return better to face all that your busy life brings your way.
MBSR is an original 9 session group programme taught in hospitals, prisons, schools, work place and in a variety of community settings with over 30 years of research evidence supporting mental and physical recovery & maintenance of wellbeing.
Returning to the Echo Arena, Liverpool on 14-15 February 2015, St. Valentines Day has never been so special. UK Baby & Toddler Show is the one stop pregnancy and parenting shop for all parents and parents to be. Whether you are a new parent or extending your family circle, UK Baby & Toddler Show offers exceptional advice, support, mega shopping opportunities and a fun day out for all the family. Expect only the best at UK Baby & Toddler Show with up to 150 local, regional and national exhibitors showcasing their specialist products and services across the whole baby and toddler market. Key features across the two days will include Liverpool Women‚Äôs Hospital Advice Centre, product demonstrations for parents to be and new mums and valuable seminar sessions offering only the best advise. Various competitions will be taking place, including the return of Tots Next Top Model and the Family Fun Activities for the whole family to enjoy. We believe that the first few years of a child‚Äôs life are fundamentally significant. Evidence confirms that these early years do indeed position and set up our children‚Äôs future development, as well as influence how well children do at school, their ongoing health and well-being and their achievements later in life. The UK Baby & Toddler Show has been created to entirely assist parents; so whether you are pregnant, or a new parent or have pre-school children; we invite you to visit what is set to be a spectacular show fulfilling all of your essential parenting needs.