Older Adults and Karaoke Singers be heard!
You can try a wide range of wellbeing activities at our Winter Wellspring this Monday, and there is also an opportunity for older adults to share thoughts on mental health services within Southwark. The final Conversation with the Commissioners of 2014 will take place at 2pm and is focused on services for those over 65. In the evening we will embrace the festive season with a Karaoke Party from 7pm. Bring your singing voices or just enjoy the atmosphere.
Winter Wellspring 3 @ The Dragon Cafe
Monday 15th December, All Welcome to everything!
All Day Exhibition: A selection of art work created in the Cafe, William Blake Prints and Photo-Works Walk prints.
All Day ArtSpace: Paint and draw in a sociable settings.
All Day Open Mic: Chances throughout the day to share your songs, poetry or prose.
12 – 1.45 pm, Writing -Works: Creative writing with Phil & Diana. Bring writing to share, discover new pieces and create writing pieces in a supportive group.
12 – 6 pm, Massage-Works: Book in for a free fifteen minute massage with Didi, Brendan or Sheila.
1 pm, Football-Works: Join Martin & Will for a friendly kick around open to all. Bring your trainers.
2 pm, Garden-works: Come join Didi to help cultivate our garden of flowers, herbs and vegetables; and learn about some of the healthy properties and uses of them.
2 pm, Yoga-Works: Join Hari to learn the basic postures, breathing techniques and mantras of Kundalini Yoga – the ‘yoga of awareness’.
2 pm, Conversation with the commissioners – Older Adults: A Session specifically looking at service for adults over the age of 65 living in Southwark. Share your views and experience of mental health services and support provided to your carers.
3 pm, Tai-Chi Works: Join Wang Zhijie to learn the basic moves. In these colder months the group will be inside.
4 pm, Dance-Works: Nia Technique – Join Phillipa for this low impact movement practice that draws on dance, marital arts and yoga for a holistic workout.
4 pm, Healing Circle: Join Giulia for a social healing group using music and contact in healing circles. Share and release tension in a safe supportive environment.
5 pm, Sound-Works: Come and be immersed in an ocean of relaxing and therapeutic sounds. You just need to lie down, relax and let the Sounds of Singing Bowls, Gongs and other therapeutic tools wash through you and help you understand and real ease your blockages.
7 pm, Karaoke Party: Pick a song and take the mic. Sing by yourself or with some others. All are welcome and a warm supportive crowd will be there to cheer you on.
For info go to www.dragoncafe.co.uk
Nearest tube: Elephant & Castle underground station (Northern and Bakerloo lines).
Nearest Railway Station: Elephant & Castle
Buses from Elephant and Castle: ask bus driver for Burgess Park. Bus numbers: 12, 171, 148, 176, 68, 484, 42, 40, 45