We offer an exciting range of groups and courses to support people to improve their mental wellbeing, physical health, social networks and daily living skills. Browse below to see what’s on offer and if you would like to find out more or get booked on please make a referral using the button on our header.

Monday 25 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Ceramics – Group Course – 11:00 – 13:00 (started on 23/04/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Centre for Better Health
1A Darnley Rd, London, E9 6QH

The course explores clay as a material and medium. Students will learn and develop the main pottery techniques of: coiling, pinching, press molding and slab-building and surface decoration techniques using slips, oxides, stains and glazes. Students will be encouraged to engage creatively with the material and develop personal projects.


In Progress: 23/04/2018, 30/04/2018, 14/05/2018, 21/05/2018, 04/06/2018, 11/06/2018, 18/06/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Gentle Yoga (Shoreditch Trust) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 04/06/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Please note - No Class on Monday 2nd April. A variety of stretches that will help to build your strength, flexibility and stamina. These calming sessions are specially designed to relax and de-stress you. The class is suitable for mixed abilities. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 04/06/2018, 11/06/2018, 18/06/2018, 25/06/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness for Stress – Group Course – 13:45 – 16:30 (started on 04/06/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Mindfulness for Stress is an educational course that can help you better manage the everyday stress of life. You will be guided through practices, within a supportive, safe and friendly group setting that enable you to learn the self-caring skills of mindfulness. Over eight weeks, you can learn to boost your wellbeing, and find new sources of resilience, joy, and calm in your life. The course can be particularly helpful for people suffering from stress associated with work, family or relationships, loss, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, chronic generalised anxiety, social anxiety. No experience of mindfulness or meditation is required to participate. Mindfulness for Stress is an educational course, only not a formal therapeutic programme. It should not be undertaken in place of any existing medical interventions.


In Progress: 04/06/2018, 11/06/2018, 18/06/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 23/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Psychological Wellbeing – Group Course – 10:00 – 12:00 (started on 09/04/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Derman
66 New N Rd, London, N1 6TG

Please Note: This group is for Turkish speakers only. To develop a resilience to cope with difficulties in life and helping manage mental difficulties.


In Progress: 09/04/2018, 16/04/2018, 23/04/2018, 30/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 14/05/2018, 21/05/2018, 28/05/2018, 04/06/2018, 11/06/2018, 18/06/2018, 25/06/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Walk ‘n’ Talk – Drop-in – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 18/06/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come along and explore Hackney with us! The walking group will last two hours. We will provide a coffee break in between at a local cafe. Each week we will change the route slightly.


In Progress: 18/06/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 23/07/2018, 30/07/2018, 06/08/2018, 13/08/2018, 20/08/2018, 27/08/2018, 03/09/2018

Tuesday 26 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Gentle Yoga (CFBH) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 24/04/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Centre for Better Health
1A Darnley Rd, London, E9 6QH

This gentle yoga course will help you to gain body awareness through the combination of breath, movement and touch. We will move through gentle yoga flows, to stretch and strengthen the body. We will work with massage balls to stimulate your body and activate circulation. Every class will end with a deep relaxation.


In Progress: 24/04/2018, 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Open Ceramics – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 01/05/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Centre for Better Health
1A Darnley Rd, London, E9 6QH

The course will help you learn and improve your ceramic skills and develop your creativity in a relaxed atmosphere, coached by a professional practising ceramicist. The class is open to beginners and intermediate students who will be able to learn and develop their creative hand-building and decorative skills using a variety of ceramic materials. You will be able to work on your personal project and receive one-to-one guidance and support throughout the course in a pressure free environment. There will be also demonstrations by the tutor of various techniques.


In Progress: 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Drawing (CFBH) – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 24/04/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Centre for Better Health
1A Darnley Rd, London, E9 6QH

This course offers an introduction to drawing. In 10 weeks, you will familiarize yourself with specific techniques, subjects and skills. You will learn how to draw with pencils, charcoal, pastels and ink when applying composition, tonal values and textures from observing still life and portraiture. The sessions are set in a supportive environment, suitable for complete beginners and those who would like to build on their existing skills.


In Progress: 24/04/2018, 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Sculptural Ceramics – Group Course – 17:45 – 19:45 (started on 01/05/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Centre for Better Health
1A Darnley Rd, London, E9 6QH

Bring along your own ideas, images and imagination and learn how to make your own piece of figurative art. The course will also include learning how to use modelling, moulding, coil and slab building techniques and a variety of tools and ceramic materials to create different forms and surfaces. All levels welcome.


In Progress: 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Pilates – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 05/06/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Stress Management – Group Course – 13:00 – 15:00 (started on 19/06/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

If left unchecked, stress (difficulty coping with pressure, tension & worry) can have a big effect on our wellbeing. There are many things that can help to reduce stress. Our Stress Management and Relaxation course is a great introduction to practical approaches to overcoming stress, including mindfulness based strategies, cognitive behavioural strategies, Relaxation techniques and a wellbeing coaching session to help you take the first steps forward. The sessions are fun, creative, challenging but supportive.


In Progress: 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Relax – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 03/04/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

An Opportunity for clients to drop by for a calming massage or acupuncture by a professional masseuse and also to socialise with light refreshments with fellow service users and network staff.


In Progress: 03/04/2018, 10/04/2018, 17/04/2018, 24/04/2018, 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 29/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018
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Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness for Wellbeing – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 22/05/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8 - 10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

Please note this course is only open for the first 2 sessions, if you wish to join the group after these sessions please do get in touch and we can let you know about the next available course. Participants are asked to not miss more than two sessions during the 8 weeks, if at all possible, as otherwise it will be tough to keep up with and make the most of the course. The course will develop your innate capacity for present moment awareness and kindness for the benefit of your mental and physical wellbeing. You will be enhancing these capacities as well as learning new skills and ways to integrate these to your daily life. You will learn to recognise unhelpful patterns of the mind and begin to develop new ways of responding. The course supports the development of more helpful responses to our experience, including difficult mental, emotional or physical experiences, and begins to open possibilities for a kinder relationship to self. You will be invited to practice in your own time in the week in between sessions. Suitable for participants on the wellbeing pathway, including newcomers. The sessions include guided mindfulness practices such as the body scan, sitting and movement practices, mindful walking, reflection and learning through group dialogue.


In Progress: 22/05/2018, 29/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Intro to and Developing Art Practice – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 10/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

If you're new to visual arts, this class is the place to develop your skills. Create artworks in response to ideas and themes that inspire you. Explore a wide range of art mediums including drawing, painting, printmaking, collage and sculpture.


In Progress: 10/04/2018, 17/04/2018, 24/04/2018, 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Art Techniques & Materials – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 01/05/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A focused session exploring a variety of Art techniques, tools, and a range of Art Materials. Learn about how paints are made and the differences across mediums and learn about yourself as an Artist through exploration and playful activities


In Progress: 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Lifedrawing – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 01/05/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Draw from the human form through observing a life model. Create drawings in quick succession through short poses or detailed drawing or painting. Learn to use a range of art materials and mediums to develop your techniques.


In Progress: 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mental Health Relapse Prevention – Drop In – 12:00 – 14:00 (started on 01/05/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Derman
12 Rushton St, Hoxton, London N1 5DR

Please Note: This group is for turkish speakers only. Group therapy to share, deal and manage long term depression, anxiety disorders, social isolation. To provide safe and confidential environment to develop peer support with the help of two facilitators/counsellors


In Progress: 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 29/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Self Help Group for Panic Attack – Group Course – 12:00 – 14:00 (started on 08/05/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Derman
66 New N Rd, London, N1 6TG

Please note: This group is for Turkish speakers only. Psycho - educational group sessions to provide an overview of mental health problem and develop coping strategies.


In Progress: 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 29/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Sleep Hygiene – Workshop – 13:15 – 14:45 (started on 26/06/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15A Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

For all learners who have experienced difficulties with sleep. A workshop looking at sleep diaries, goal setting, theory and research, sleep patterns and relaxation techniques.


In Progress: 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Self Management Skills for BAME Men – Group Course – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 12/06/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Please Note: This group has two sessions per week one on a Tuesday the other on a Friday. This group is only open to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic men. We will focus on tools to help us develop self-management and coping skills.


In Progress: 12/06/2018, 15/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 22/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 29/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 06/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 20/07/2018

Wednesday 27 June

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Event type: Recovery, Expressive Art – Drop In – 15:45 – 17:45 (started on 13/06/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15A Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Over this period We will practice art as a means of expression. We will draw inspiration from artists such as Wassily Kandinsky and Hilma af Klint. We will pay particular attention to colour, texture, form and explore movement and sound in relationship to our work. We will look at our environment and use nature as a way of connecting to the here and now of our shared art experience.


In Progress: 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018, 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Evening Pilates – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 06/06/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Create It Yourself – Home Decoration – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 06/06/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This 4 week course, open to beginners and those with an intermediate knowledge of using a sewing machine, will see you design, construct, create and decorate soft furnishings for your home. Learn how to use a sewing machine and to attach a zip or button to complete your design. The course will leave you with a huge sense of achievement and an item that you can keep & display in the home!


In Progress: 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Tai Chi/Chi Kung – Drop In – 12:15 – 13:15 (started on 04/04/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Originating in ancient China, Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercises for the health of the mind and body. Although an art with great depth of knowledge and skill, it can be easy to learn and soon delivers its health benefits.


In Progress: 04/04/2018, 11/04/2018, 18/04/2018, 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 30/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Self portraiture: Collaborative Arts projects – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your portrait painting techniques in brushwork, colour mixing, visualisations and composition design through structured Art projects in a group for an inclusive range of skills and abilities.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Songwriting 2: Experienced Musicians Jam – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Enter in a fully equipped, ready to record studio. Use your existing skills to collaborate with like-minded musicians to develop your skills and ideas, get creative with this easy going jam.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Guitar Beginners – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Pick up a guitar and try your hand at a different song each week. Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and fingerpicking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Guitar Improvers – Group Course – 14:00 – 15:30 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and fingerpicking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Poetry and Creative Writing 1 – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Explore your imagination and bring your thoughts to life through creative writing and poetry performance. Develop your repertoire & literacy skills and improve your confidence to read & compose prose in these group sessions with a variety of activities.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018

Thursday 28 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Choir Therapy – Group Course – 11:30 – 13:00 (started on 26/04/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Centre for Better Health
Centre for Better Health 1A Darnley Rd, London, E9 6QH

A 10 week choir group covering contemporary pop songs and world music. The choir will be a space suitable for all levels of singing - it doesn't matter if you've only ever sung alone in the shower or have been singing for years. It will be in a safe and relaxed environment for anyone who wants to express themselves through music.


In Progress: 26/04/2018, 03/05/2018, 10/05/2018, 17/05/2018, 24/05/2018, 07/06/2018, 14/06/2018, 21/06/2018, 28/06/2018, 05/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Yoga For The Mind – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 07/06/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This Yoga class has a strong emphasis on the breath. This is a supportive session where you can move and learn at your own pace. Suitable for beginners and for people who are familiar with yoga techniques. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 07/06/2018, 14/06/2018, 21/06/2018, 28/06/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Painting – Group Course – 13:00 – 15:00 (started on 03/05/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Centre for Better Health
Centre for Better Health 1A Darnley Rd, London, E9 6QH

This course offers an introduction to painting with acrylics and watercolour. In 10 weeks, you will familiarize yourself with specific techniques, subjects and skills. You will learn how to paint both with watercolours and acrylics, applying composition, tonal values and textures from observation. The sessions are set in a supportive environment, suitable for complete beginners and those who would like to build on their existing skills.


In Progress: 03/05/2018, 10/05/2018, 17/05/2018, 24/05/2018, 07/06/2018, 14/06/2018, 21/06/2018, 28/06/2018, 05/07/2018, 12/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potter’s Wheel – Group Course – 18.15 – 19.45 (started on 26/04/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Centre for Better Health
Centre for Better Health 1A Darnley Rd, London, E9 6QH

In this course you will learn how to throw in the potter's wheel or improve your existing throwing skills in a relaxed atmosphere, coached by a professional practising ceramicist. The class is open to beginners & intermediate students who will be able to learn and develop their throwing & decorative skills using a variety of ceramic materials. You will be able to work on your personal project and receive one-to-one guidance and support throughout the course in a pressure free environment. There will be also demonstrations by the tutor of various techniques.


In Progress: 26/04/2018, 03/05/2018, 10/05/2018, 17/05/2018, 24/05/2018, 07/06/2018, 14/06/2018, 21/06/2018, 28/06/2018, 05/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Stretch & Sing – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 14/06/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This 3 week course is a fun and exciting group of session designed to explore the link between the body and the voice. Practice some simple but effective stretches that warm up the body and aid flexibility. Next, learn a short song and sing it together as a group. Learn techniques to practice stretching and singing safely.


In Progress: 14/06/2018, 21/06/2018, 28/06/2018
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Event type: Wellbeing, Mindful Self Compassion – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 10/05/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8 - 10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

Please note this course is only open for the first 2 sessions, if you wish to join the group after these sessions please do get in touch and we can let you know about the next available course. Participants are asked to not miss more than two sessions during the 8 weeks, if at all possible, as otherwise it will be tough to keep up with and make the most of the course. The goal of the MSC programme is to support people to be more mindful and self-compassionate in daily life. That means to i) know when you are under stress and suffering (mindfulness skill) and ii) to begin to respond with care and kindness (self-compassion skill). The course supports the development of your natural capacities for self-compassion, self-care and present moment awareness. Skills and strategies for working with challenges are developed during the course via a range of mindfulness and self-compassion practices and exercises, informal practices and group discussion. Our previous clients have found this approach to be helpful in supporting their wellbeing and ability to respond to difficulties. Research tells us that mindful self-compassion can support: • Increased self-compassion, mindfulness, compassion for others, life satisfaction • Decreased depression, avoidance, anxiety, stress • And that all wellbeing gains are maintained over time


In Progress: 10/05/2018, 17/05/2018, 24/05/2018, 07/06/2018, 14/06/2018, 21/06/2018, 28/06/2018, 04/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Self-Help Group For Depression – Drop In – 10:00 – 12:00 (started on 03/05/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Derman
66 New N Rd, Hoxton, London N1 6TG

Please Note: This Group Is For Turkish Speakers Only! Psycho-educational group sessions in understanding possible causes of Depression, tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.


In Progress: 03/05/2018, 10/05/2018, 17/05/2018, 24/05/2018, 31/05/2018, 07/06/2018, 14/06/2018, 21/06/2018, 28/06/2018, 05/07/2018, 12/07/2018, 19/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Men’s Group – Drop In – 11:00 – 13:00 (started on 19/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Derman
12 Rushton St, Hoxton, London N1 5DR

Please Note: This group is for Turkish Speakers Only. Film and discussion group.


In Progress: 19/04/2018, 26/04/2018, 03/05/2018, 10/05/2018, 17/05/2018, 24/05/2018, 31/05/2018, 07/06/2018, 14/06/2018, 21/06/2018, 28/06/2018, 05/07/2018

Friday 29 June

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Event type: Recovery, Acupuncture – Drop In – 09:00 – 11:00 (started on 20/04/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health, Physical Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Join us for our acupuncture drop in sessions which take place every fortnight. This may help you to feel more relaxed and able to deal with everyday challenges by alleviating stress and tension. Regular treatments may contribute to improved wellbeing so enjoy the drop ins, and be more at peace in those moments of relaxation!


In Progress: 20/04/2018, 27/04/2018, 04/05/2018, 11/05/2018, 18/05/2018, 25/05/2018, 01/06/2018, 08/06/2018, 15/06/2018, 22/06/2018, 29/06/2018, 06/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Sewing For Recovery – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 06/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Tears in your clothes? Need a new wardrobe? Then come by and learn how to mend your clothes and make new garments.


In Progress: 06/04/2018, 13/04/2018, 20/04/2018, 27/04/2018, 04/05/2018, 11/05/2018, 18/05/2018, 25/05/2018, 01/06/2018, 08/06/2018, 15/06/2018, 22/06/2018, 29/06/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Talk – Drop In – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 06/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Like to Chat? Come along every week for an hours session over hot drinks and snacks. We will have a themed discussion each week. Please Note: The first Friday of each month the Mind User Group takes place instead of Time To Talk.


In Progress: 06/04/2018, 13/04/2018, 20/04/2018, 27/04/2018, 04/05/2018, 11/05/2018, 18/05/2018, 25/05/2018, 01/06/2018, 08/06/2018, 15/06/2018, 22/06/2018, 29/06/2018
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Event type: Recovery, The Soup Lounge – Drop In – 12:00 – 13:15 (started on 06/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come in for our free weekly soup from around the globe whilst listening to world music.


In Progress: 06/04/2018, 13/04/2018, 20/04/2018, 27/04/2018, 04/05/2018, 11/05/2018, 18/05/2018, 25/05/2018, 01/06/2018, 08/06/2018, 15/06/2018, 22/06/2018, 29/06/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Self Management Skills for BAME Men – Group Course – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 12/06/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Please Note: This group has two sessions per week one on a Tuesday the other on a Friday. This group is only open to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic men. We will focus on tools to help us develop self-management and coping skills.


In Progress: 12/06/2018, 15/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 22/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 29/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 06/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 20/07/2018

Monday 2 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Ceramics – Group Course – 11:00 – 13:00 (started on 23/04/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Centre for Better Health
1A Darnley Rd, London, E9 6QH

The course explores clay as a material and medium. Students will learn and develop the main pottery techniques of: coiling, pinching, press molding and slab-building and surface decoration techniques using slips, oxides, stains and glazes. Students will be encouraged to engage creatively with the material and develop personal projects.


In Progress: 23/04/2018, 30/04/2018, 14/05/2018, 21/05/2018, 04/06/2018, 11/06/2018, 18/06/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness for Stress – Group Course – 13:45 – 16:30 (started on 04/06/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Mindfulness for Stress is an educational course that can help you better manage the everyday stress of life. You will be guided through practices, within a supportive, safe and friendly group setting that enable you to learn the self-caring skills of mindfulness. Over eight weeks, you can learn to boost your wellbeing, and find new sources of resilience, joy, and calm in your life. The course can be particularly helpful for people suffering from stress associated with work, family or relationships, loss, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, chronic generalised anxiety, social anxiety. No experience of mindfulness or meditation is required to participate. Mindfulness for Stress is an educational course, only not a formal therapeutic programme. It should not be undertaken in place of any existing medical interventions.


In Progress: 04/06/2018, 11/06/2018, 18/06/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 23/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Walk ‘n’ Talk – Drop-in – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 18/06/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come along and explore Hackney with us! The walking group will last two hours. We will provide a coffee break in between at a local cafe. Each week we will change the route slightly.


In Progress: 18/06/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 23/07/2018, 30/07/2018, 06/08/2018, 13/08/2018, 20/08/2018, 27/08/2018, 03/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Gentle Yoga (July) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 02/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield St, Hoxton, London N1 6JP

A variety of stretches that will help to build your strength, flexibility and stamina. These calming sessions are specially designed to relax and de-stress you. The class is suitable for mixed abilities. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 23/07/2018, 30/07/2018

Tuesday 3 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Gentle Yoga (CFBH) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 24/04/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Centre for Better Health
1A Darnley Rd, London, E9 6QH

This gentle yoga course will help you to gain body awareness through the combination of breath, movement and touch. We will move through gentle yoga flows, to stretch and strengthen the body. We will work with massage balls to stimulate your body and activate circulation. Every class will end with a deep relaxation.


In Progress: 24/04/2018, 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Open Ceramics – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 01/05/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Centre for Better Health
1A Darnley Rd, London, E9 6QH

The course will help you learn and improve your ceramic skills and develop your creativity in a relaxed atmosphere, coached by a professional practising ceramicist. The class is open to beginners and intermediate students who will be able to learn and develop their creative hand-building and decorative skills using a variety of ceramic materials. You will be able to work on your personal project and receive one-to-one guidance and support throughout the course in a pressure free environment. There will be also demonstrations by the tutor of various techniques.


In Progress: 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Drawing (CFBH) – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 24/04/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Centre for Better Health
1A Darnley Rd, London, E9 6QH

This course offers an introduction to drawing. In 10 weeks, you will familiarize yourself with specific techniques, subjects and skills. You will learn how to draw with pencils, charcoal, pastels and ink when applying composition, tonal values and textures from observing still life and portraiture. The sessions are set in a supportive environment, suitable for complete beginners and those who would like to build on their existing skills.


In Progress: 24/04/2018, 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Sculptural Ceramics – Group Course – 17:45 – 19:45 (started on 01/05/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Centre for Better Health
1A Darnley Rd, London, E9 6QH

Bring along your own ideas, images and imagination and learn how to make your own piece of figurative art. The course will also include learning how to use modelling, moulding, coil and slab building techniques and a variety of tools and ceramic materials to create different forms and surfaces. All levels welcome.


In Progress: 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018
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Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness for Wellbeing – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 22/05/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8 - 10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

Please note this course is only open for the first 2 sessions, if you wish to join the group after these sessions please do get in touch and we can let you know about the next available course. Participants are asked to not miss more than two sessions during the 8 weeks, if at all possible, as otherwise it will be tough to keep up with and make the most of the course. The course will develop your innate capacity for present moment awareness and kindness for the benefit of your mental and physical wellbeing. You will be enhancing these capacities as well as learning new skills and ways to integrate these to your daily life. You will learn to recognise unhelpful patterns of the mind and begin to develop new ways of responding. The course supports the development of more helpful responses to our experience, including difficult mental, emotional or physical experiences, and begins to open possibilities for a kinder relationship to self. You will be invited to practice in your own time in the week in between sessions. Suitable for participants on the wellbeing pathway, including newcomers. The sessions include guided mindfulness practices such as the body scan, sitting and movement practices, mindful walking, reflection and learning through group dialogue.


In Progress: 22/05/2018, 29/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Intro to and Developing Art Practice – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 10/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

If you're new to visual arts, this class is the place to develop your skills. Create artworks in response to ideas and themes that inspire you. Explore a wide range of art mediums including drawing, painting, printmaking, collage and sculpture.


In Progress: 10/04/2018, 17/04/2018, 24/04/2018, 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Art Techniques & Materials – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 01/05/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A focused session exploring a variety of Art techniques, tools, and a range of Art Materials. Learn about how paints are made and the differences across mediums and learn about yourself as an Artist through exploration and playful activities


In Progress: 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Lifedrawing – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 01/05/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Draw from the human form through observing a life model. Create drawings in quick succession through short poses or detailed drawing or painting. Learn to use a range of art materials and mediums to develop your techniques.


In Progress: 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mental Health Relapse Prevention – Drop In – 12:00 – 14:00 (started on 01/05/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Derman
12 Rushton St, Hoxton, London N1 5DR

Please Note: This group is for turkish speakers only. Group therapy to share, deal and manage long term depression, anxiety disorders, social isolation. To provide safe and confidential environment to develop peer support with the help of two facilitators/counsellors


In Progress: 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 29/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Self Help Group for Panic Attack – Group Course – 12:00 – 14:00 (started on 08/05/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Derman
66 New N Rd, London, N1 6TG

Please note: This group is for Turkish speakers only. Psycho - educational group sessions to provide an overview of mental health problem and develop coping strategies.


In Progress: 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 29/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Sleep Hygiene – Workshop – 13:15 – 14:45 (started on 26/06/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15A Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

For all learners who have experienced difficulties with sleep. A workshop looking at sleep diaries, goal setting, theory and research, sleep patterns and relaxation techniques.


In Progress: 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Relax – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 03/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

An Opportunity for clients to drop by for a calming massage or acupuncture by a professional masseuse and also to socialise with light refreshments with fellow service users and network staff.


In Progress: 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018, 31/07/2018, 07/08/2018, 14/07/2018, 21/07/2018, 28/07/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Self Management Skills for BAME Men – Group Course – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 12/06/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Please Note: This group has two sessions per week one on a Tuesday the other on a Friday. This group is only open to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic men. We will focus on tools to help us develop self-management and coping skills.


In Progress: 12/06/2018, 15/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 22/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 29/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 06/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 20/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Pilates (July) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 03/07/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018, 31/07/2018

Wednesday 4 July

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Event type: Recovery, Expressive Art – Drop In – 15:45 – 17:45 (started on 13/06/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15A Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Over this period We will practice art as a means of expression. We will draw inspiration from artists such as Wassily Kandinsky and Hilma af Klint. We will pay particular attention to colour, texture, form and explore movement and sound in relationship to our work. We will look at our environment and use nature as a way of connecting to the here and now of our shared art experience.


In Progress: 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018, 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018
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Event type: Wellbeing, Mindful Self Compassion – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 10/05/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8 - 10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

Please note this course is only open for the first 2 sessions, if you wish to join the group after these sessions please do get in touch and we can let you know about the next available course. Participants are asked to not miss more than two sessions during the 8 weeks, if at all possible, as otherwise it will be tough to keep up with and make the most of the course. The goal of the MSC programme is to support people to be more mindful and self-compassionate in daily life. That means to i) know when you are under stress and suffering (mindfulness skill) and ii) to begin to respond with care and kindness (self-compassion skill). The course supports the development of your natural capacities for self-compassion, self-care and present moment awareness. Skills and strategies for working with challenges are developed during the course via a range of mindfulness and self-compassion practices and exercises, informal practices and group discussion. Our previous clients have found this approach to be helpful in supporting their wellbeing and ability to respond to difficulties. Research tells us that mindful self-compassion can support: • Increased self-compassion, mindfulness, compassion for others, life satisfaction • Decreased depression, avoidance, anxiety, stress • And that all wellbeing gains are maintained over time


In Progress: 10/05/2018, 17/05/2018, 24/05/2018, 07/06/2018, 14/06/2018, 21/06/2018, 28/06/2018, 04/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Songwriting 2: Experienced Musicians Jam – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Enter in a fully equipped, ready to record studio. Use your existing skills to collaborate with like-minded musicians to develop your skills and ideas, get creative with this easy going jam.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Guitar Beginners – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Pick up a guitar and try your hand at a different song each week. Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and fingerpicking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Guitar Improvers – Group Course – 14:00 – 15:30 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and fingerpicking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Poetry and Creative Writing 1 – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Explore your imagination and bring your thoughts to life through creative writing and poetry performance. Develop your repertoire & literacy skills and improve your confidence to read & compose prose in these group sessions with a variety of activities.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Evening Pilates (July) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 04/07/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Create It Yourself – Home Decoration – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 04/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This 4 week course, open to beginners and those with an intermediate knowledge of using a sewing machine, will see you design, construct, create and decorate soft furnishings for your home. Learn how to use a sewing machine and to attach a zip or button to complete your design. The course will leave you with a huge sense of achievement and an item that you can keep & display in the home!


In Progress: 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018

Thursday 5 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Choir Therapy – Group Course – 11:30 – 13:00 (started on 26/04/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Centre for Better Health
Centre for Better Health 1A Darnley Rd, London, E9 6QH

A 10 week choir group covering contemporary pop songs and world music. The choir will be a space suitable for all levels of singing - it doesn't matter if you've only ever sung alone in the shower or have been singing for years. It will be in a safe and relaxed environment for anyone who wants to express themselves through music.


In Progress: 26/04/2018, 03/05/2018, 10/05/2018, 17/05/2018, 24/05/2018, 07/06/2018, 14/06/2018, 21/06/2018, 28/06/2018, 05/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Painting – Group Course – 13:00 – 15:00 (started on 03/05/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Centre for Better Health
Centre for Better Health 1A Darnley Rd, London, E9 6QH

This course offers an introduction to painting with acrylics and watercolour. In 10 weeks, you will familiarize yourself with specific techniques, subjects and skills. You will learn how to paint both with watercolours and acrylics, applying composition, tonal values and textures from observation. The sessions are set in a supportive environment, suitable for complete beginners and those who would like to build on their existing skills.


In Progress: 03/05/2018, 10/05/2018, 17/05/2018, 24/05/2018, 07/06/2018, 14/06/2018, 21/06/2018, 28/06/2018, 05/07/2018, 12/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potter’s Wheel – Group Course – 18.15 – 19.45 (started on 26/04/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Centre for Better Health
Centre for Better Health 1A Darnley Rd, London, E9 6QH

In this course you will learn how to throw in the potter's wheel or improve your existing throwing skills in a relaxed atmosphere, coached by a professional practising ceramicist. The class is open to beginners & intermediate students who will be able to learn and develop their throwing & decorative skills using a variety of ceramic materials. You will be able to work on your personal project and receive one-to-one guidance and support throughout the course in a pressure free environment. There will be also demonstrations by the tutor of various techniques.


In Progress: 26/04/2018, 03/05/2018, 10/05/2018, 17/05/2018, 24/05/2018, 07/06/2018, 14/06/2018, 21/06/2018, 28/06/2018, 05/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Self-Help Group For Depression – Drop In – 10:00 – 12:00 (started on 03/05/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Derman
66 New N Rd, Hoxton, London N1 6TG

Please Note: This Group Is For Turkish Speakers Only! Psycho-educational group sessions in understanding possible causes of Depression, tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.


In Progress: 03/05/2018, 10/05/2018, 17/05/2018, 24/05/2018, 31/05/2018, 07/06/2018, 14/06/2018, 21/06/2018, 28/06/2018, 05/07/2018, 12/07/2018, 19/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Men’s Group – Drop In – 11:00 – 13:00 (started on 19/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Derman
12 Rushton St, Hoxton, London N1 5DR

Please Note: This group is for Turkish Speakers Only. Film and discussion group.


In Progress: 19/04/2018, 26/04/2018, 03/05/2018, 10/05/2018, 17/05/2018, 24/05/2018, 31/05/2018, 07/06/2018, 14/06/2018, 21/06/2018, 28/06/2018, 05/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Yoga For The Mind (July) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 05/07/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This Yoga class has a strong emphasis on the breath. This is a supportive session where you can move and learn at your own pace. Suitable for beginners and for people who are familiar with yoga techniques. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 05/07/2018, 12/07/2018, 19/07/2018, 26/07/2018

Friday 6 July

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Event type: Recovery, Acupuncture – Drop In – 09:00 – 11:00 (started on 20/04/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health, Physical Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Join us for our acupuncture drop in sessions which take place every fortnight. This may help you to feel more relaxed and able to deal with everyday challenges by alleviating stress and tension. Regular treatments may contribute to improved wellbeing so enjoy the drop ins, and be more at peace in those moments of relaxation!


In Progress: 20/04/2018, 27/04/2018, 04/05/2018, 11/05/2018, 18/05/2018, 25/05/2018, 01/06/2018, 08/06/2018, 15/06/2018, 22/06/2018, 29/06/2018, 06/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Self Management Skills for BAME Men – Group Course – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 12/06/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Please Note: This group has two sessions per week one on a Tuesday the other on a Friday. This group is only open to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic men. We will focus on tools to help us develop self-management and coping skills.


In Progress: 12/06/2018, 15/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 22/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 29/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 06/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 20/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Sewing For Recovery – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Tears in your clothes? Need a new wardrobe? Then come by and learn how to mend your clothes and make new garments.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Talk – Drop In – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Like to Chat? Come along every week for an hours session over hot drinks and snacks. We will have a themed discussion each week. Please Note: The first Friday of each month the Mind User Group takes place instead of Time To Talk.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, The Soup Lounge – Drop In – 13:30 – 14:15 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come in for our free weekly soup from around the globe whilst listening to world music.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018

Monday 9 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Ceramics – Group Course – 11:00 – 13:00 (started on 23/04/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Centre for Better Health
1A Darnley Rd, London, E9 6QH

The course explores clay as a material and medium. Students will learn and develop the main pottery techniques of: coiling, pinching, press molding and slab-building and surface decoration techniques using slips, oxides, stains and glazes. Students will be encouraged to engage creatively with the material and develop personal projects.


In Progress: 23/04/2018, 30/04/2018, 14/05/2018, 21/05/2018, 04/06/2018, 11/06/2018, 18/06/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness for Stress – Group Course – 13:45 – 16:30 (started on 04/06/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Mindfulness for Stress is an educational course that can help you better manage the everyday stress of life. You will be guided through practices, within a supportive, safe and friendly group setting that enable you to learn the self-caring skills of mindfulness. Over eight weeks, you can learn to boost your wellbeing, and find new sources of resilience, joy, and calm in your life. The course can be particularly helpful for people suffering from stress associated with work, family or relationships, loss, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, chronic generalised anxiety, social anxiety. No experience of mindfulness or meditation is required to participate. Mindfulness for Stress is an educational course, only not a formal therapeutic programme. It should not be undertaken in place of any existing medical interventions.


In Progress: 04/06/2018, 11/06/2018, 18/06/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 23/07/2018
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Event type: Wellbeing, Mindful Wellbeing – Workshop – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 09/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8 - 10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

For clients who are waiting to start Mindful Self Compassion or Mindfulness for Self-Care.


In Progress: 09/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Walk ‘n’ Talk – Drop-in – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 18/06/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come along and explore Hackney with us! The walking group will last two hours. We will provide a coffee break in between at a local cafe. Each week we will change the route slightly.


In Progress: 18/06/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 23/07/2018, 30/07/2018, 06/08/2018, 13/08/2018, 20/08/2018, 27/08/2018, 03/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Gentle Yoga (July) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 02/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield St, Hoxton, London N1 6JP

A variety of stretches that will help to build your strength, flexibility and stamina. These calming sessions are specially designed to relax and de-stress you. The class is suitable for mixed abilities. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 23/07/2018, 30/07/2018

Tuesday 10 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Club Core Poetry and Music Wellbeing Event 2018 – Drop In – 18:30-21:30 (started on 09/01/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St. Barnabas Terrace, Homerton, E9 6DJ

Performance evening promoting positive mental health, new poetry and musical material can be tested in confidence with a friendly environment. As part of the ethos and membership support and showcase talent to one another and invited guest performances.


In Progress: 09/01/2017, 13/02/2018, 13/03/2018, 10/04/2018, 08/05/2018, 12/06/2018, 10/07/2018, 14/08/2018, 11/09/2018, 09/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Open Ceramics – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 01/05/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Centre for Better Health
1A Darnley Rd, London, E9 6QH

The course will help you learn and improve your ceramic skills and develop your creativity in a relaxed atmosphere, coached by a professional practising ceramicist. The class is open to beginners and intermediate students who will be able to learn and develop their creative hand-building and decorative skills using a variety of ceramic materials. You will be able to work on your personal project and receive one-to-one guidance and support throughout the course in a pressure free environment. There will be also demonstrations by the tutor of various techniques.


In Progress: 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Sculptural Ceramics – Group Course – 17:45 – 19:45 (started on 01/05/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Centre for Better Health
1A Darnley Rd, London, E9 6QH

Bring along your own ideas, images and imagination and learn how to make your own piece of figurative art. The course will also include learning how to use modelling, moulding, coil and slab building techniques and a variety of tools and ceramic materials to create different forms and surfaces. All levels welcome.


In Progress: 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018
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Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness for Wellbeing – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 22/05/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8 - 10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

Please note this course is only open for the first 2 sessions, if you wish to join the group after these sessions please do get in touch and we can let you know about the next available course. Participants are asked to not miss more than two sessions during the 8 weeks, if at all possible, as otherwise it will be tough to keep up with and make the most of the course. The course will develop your innate capacity for present moment awareness and kindness for the benefit of your mental and physical wellbeing. You will be enhancing these capacities as well as learning new skills and ways to integrate these to your daily life. You will learn to recognise unhelpful patterns of the mind and begin to develop new ways of responding. The course supports the development of more helpful responses to our experience, including difficult mental, emotional or physical experiences, and begins to open possibilities for a kinder relationship to self. You will be invited to practice in your own time in the week in between sessions. Suitable for participants on the wellbeing pathway, including newcomers. The sessions include guided mindfulness practices such as the body scan, sitting and movement practices, mindful walking, reflection and learning through group dialogue.


In Progress: 22/05/2018, 29/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Art Techniques & Materials – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 01/05/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A focused session exploring a variety of Art techniques, tools, and a range of Art Materials. Learn about how paints are made and the differences across mediums and learn about yourself as an Artist through exploration and playful activities


In Progress: 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Lifedrawing – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 01/05/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Draw from the human form through observing a life model. Create drawings in quick succession through short poses or detailed drawing or painting. Learn to use a range of art materials and mediums to develop your techniques.


In Progress: 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mental Health Relapse Prevention – Drop In – 12:00 – 14:00 (started on 01/05/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Derman
12 Rushton St, Hoxton, London N1 5DR

Please Note: This group is for turkish speakers only. Group therapy to share, deal and manage long term depression, anxiety disorders, social isolation. To provide safe and confidential environment to develop peer support with the help of two facilitators/counsellors


In Progress: 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 29/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Self Help Group for Panic Attack – Group Course – 12:00 – 14:00 (started on 08/05/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Derman
66 New N Rd, London, N1 6TG

Please note: This group is for Turkish speakers only. Psycho - educational group sessions to provide an overview of mental health problem and develop coping strategies.


In Progress: 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 29/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Relax – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 03/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

An Opportunity for clients to drop by for a calming massage or acupuncture by a professional masseuse and also to socialise with light refreshments with fellow service users and network staff.


In Progress: 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018, 31/07/2018, 07/08/2018, 14/07/2018, 21/07/2018, 28/07/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Self Management Skills for BAME Men – Group Course – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 12/06/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Please Note: This group has two sessions per week one on a Tuesday the other on a Friday. This group is only open to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic men. We will focus on tools to help us develop self-management and coping skills.


In Progress: 12/06/2018, 15/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 22/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 29/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 06/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 20/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Pilates (July) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 03/07/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018, 31/07/2018

Wednesday 11 July

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Event type: Recovery, Expressive Art – Drop In – 15:45 – 17:45 (started on 13/06/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15A Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Over this period We will practice art as a means of expression. We will draw inspiration from artists such as Wassily Kandinsky and Hilma af Klint. We will pay particular attention to colour, texture, form and explore movement and sound in relationship to our work. We will look at our environment and use nature as a way of connecting to the here and now of our shared art experience.


In Progress: 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018, 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Self portraiture: Collaborative Arts projects – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your portrait painting techniques in brushwork, colour mixing, visualisations and composition design through structured Art projects in a group for an inclusive range of skills and abilities.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Songwriting 2: Experienced Musicians Jam – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Enter in a fully equipped, ready to record studio. Use your existing skills to collaborate with like-minded musicians to develop your skills and ideas, get creative with this easy going jam.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Guitar Beginners – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Pick up a guitar and try your hand at a different song each week. Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and fingerpicking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Guitar Improvers – Group Course – 14:00 – 15:30 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and fingerpicking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Poetry and Creative Writing 1 – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Explore your imagination and bring your thoughts to life through creative writing and poetry performance. Develop your repertoire & literacy skills and improve your confidence to read & compose prose in these group sessions with a variety of activities.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Evening Pilates (July) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 04/07/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Create It Yourself – Home Decoration – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 04/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This 4 week course, open to beginners and those with an intermediate knowledge of using a sewing machine, will see you design, construct, create and decorate soft furnishings for your home. Learn how to use a sewing machine and to attach a zip or button to complete your design. The course will leave you with a huge sense of achievement and an item that you can keep & display in the home!


In Progress: 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018

Thursday 12 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Painting – Group Course – 13:00 – 15:00 (started on 03/05/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Centre for Better Health
Centre for Better Health 1A Darnley Rd, London, E9 6QH

This course offers an introduction to painting with acrylics and watercolour. In 10 weeks, you will familiarize yourself with specific techniques, subjects and skills. You will learn how to paint both with watercolours and acrylics, applying composition, tonal values and textures from observation. The sessions are set in a supportive environment, suitable for complete beginners and those who would like to build on their existing skills.


In Progress: 03/05/2018, 10/05/2018, 17/05/2018, 24/05/2018, 07/06/2018, 14/06/2018, 21/06/2018, 28/06/2018, 05/07/2018, 12/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Self-Help Group For Depression – Drop In – 10:00 – 12:00 (started on 03/05/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Derman
66 New N Rd, Hoxton, London N1 6TG

Please Note: This Group Is For Turkish Speakers Only! Psycho-educational group sessions in understanding possible causes of Depression, tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.


In Progress: 03/05/2018, 10/05/2018, 17/05/2018, 24/05/2018, 31/05/2018, 07/06/2018, 14/06/2018, 21/06/2018, 28/06/2018, 05/07/2018, 12/07/2018, 19/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Yoga For The Mind (July) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 05/07/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This Yoga class has a strong emphasis on the breath. This is a supportive session where you can move and learn at your own pace. Suitable for beginners and for people who are familiar with yoga techniques. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 05/07/2018, 12/07/2018, 19/07/2018, 26/07/2018

Friday 13 July

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Event type: Recovery, Self Management Skills for BAME Men – Group Course – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 12/06/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Please Note: This group has two sessions per week one on a Tuesday the other on a Friday. This group is only open to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic men. We will focus on tools to help us develop self-management and coping skills.


In Progress: 12/06/2018, 15/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 22/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 29/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 06/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 20/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Sewing For Recovery – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Tears in your clothes? Need a new wardrobe? Then come by and learn how to mend your clothes and make new garments.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Acupuncture – Drop In – 09:00 – 11:00 (started on 13/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Join us for our acupuncture drop in sessions which take place every fortnight. This may help you to feel more relaxed and able to deal with everyday challenges by alleviating stress and tension. Regular treatments may contribute to improved wellbeing so enjoy the drop ins, and be more at peace in those moments of relaxation!


In Progress: 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Talk – Drop In – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Like to Chat? Come along every week for an hours session over hot drinks and snacks. We will have a themed discussion each week. Please Note: The first Friday of each month the Mind User Group takes place instead of Time To Talk.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, The Soup Lounge – Drop In – 13:30 – 14:15 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come in for our free weekly soup from around the globe whilst listening to world music.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018

Saturday 14 July

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Event type: Recovery, Time To Relax – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 03/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

An Opportunity for clients to drop by for a calming massage or acupuncture by a professional masseuse and also to socialise with light refreshments with fellow service users and network staff.


In Progress: 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018, 31/07/2018, 07/08/2018, 14/07/2018, 21/07/2018, 28/07/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018

Monday 16 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness for Stress – Group Course – 13:45 – 16:30 (started on 04/06/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Mindfulness for Stress is an educational course that can help you better manage the everyday stress of life. You will be guided through practices, within a supportive, safe and friendly group setting that enable you to learn the self-caring skills of mindfulness. Over eight weeks, you can learn to boost your wellbeing, and find new sources of resilience, joy, and calm in your life. The course can be particularly helpful for people suffering from stress associated with work, family or relationships, loss, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, chronic generalised anxiety, social anxiety. No experience of mindfulness or meditation is required to participate. Mindfulness for Stress is an educational course, only not a formal therapeutic programme. It should not be undertaken in place of any existing medical interventions.


In Progress: 04/06/2018, 11/06/2018, 18/06/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 23/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Walk ‘n’ Talk – Drop-in – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 18/06/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come along and explore Hackney with us! The walking group will last two hours. We will provide a coffee break in between at a local cafe. Each week we will change the route slightly.


In Progress: 18/06/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 23/07/2018, 30/07/2018, 06/08/2018, 13/08/2018, 20/08/2018, 27/08/2018, 03/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Gentle Yoga (July) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 02/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield St, Hoxton, London N1 6JP

A variety of stretches that will help to build your strength, flexibility and stamina. These calming sessions are specially designed to relax and de-stress you. The class is suitable for mixed abilities. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 23/07/2018, 30/07/2018

Tuesday 17 July

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Event type: Recovery, Art Techniques & Materials – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 01/05/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A focused session exploring a variety of Art techniques, tools, and a range of Art Materials. Learn about how paints are made and the differences across mediums and learn about yourself as an Artist through exploration and playful activities


In Progress: 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Lifedrawing – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 01/05/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Draw from the human form through observing a life model. Create drawings in quick succession through short poses or detailed drawing or painting. Learn to use a range of art materials and mediums to develop your techniques.


In Progress: 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mental Health Relapse Prevention – Drop In – 12:00 – 14:00 (started on 01/05/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Derman
12 Rushton St, Hoxton, London N1 5DR

Please Note: This group is for turkish speakers only. Group therapy to share, deal and manage long term depression, anxiety disorders, social isolation. To provide safe and confidential environment to develop peer support with the help of two facilitators/counsellors


In Progress: 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 29/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Self Help Group for Panic Attack – Group Course – 12:00 – 14:00 (started on 08/05/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Derman
66 New N Rd, London, N1 6TG

Please note: This group is for Turkish speakers only. Psycho - educational group sessions to provide an overview of mental health problem and develop coping strategies.


In Progress: 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 29/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Relax – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 03/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

An Opportunity for clients to drop by for a calming massage or acupuncture by a professional masseuse and also to socialise with light refreshments with fellow service users and network staff.


In Progress: 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018, 31/07/2018, 07/08/2018, 14/07/2018, 21/07/2018, 28/07/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Self Management Skills for BAME Men – Group Course – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 12/06/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Please Note: This group has two sessions per week one on a Tuesday the other on a Friday. This group is only open to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic men. We will focus on tools to help us develop self-management and coping skills.


In Progress: 12/06/2018, 15/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 22/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 29/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 06/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 20/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Pilates (July) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 03/07/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018, 31/07/2018

Wednesday 18 July

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Event type: Recovery, Expressive Art – Drop In – 15:45 – 17:45 (started on 13/06/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15A Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Over this period We will practice art as a means of expression. We will draw inspiration from artists such as Wassily Kandinsky and Hilma af Klint. We will pay particular attention to colour, texture, form and explore movement and sound in relationship to our work. We will look at our environment and use nature as a way of connecting to the here and now of our shared art experience.


In Progress: 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018, 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Self portraiture: Collaborative Arts projects – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your portrait painting techniques in brushwork, colour mixing, visualisations and composition design through structured Art projects in a group for an inclusive range of skills and abilities.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Songwriting 2: Experienced Musicians Jam – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Enter in a fully equipped, ready to record studio. Use your existing skills to collaborate with like-minded musicians to develop your skills and ideas, get creative with this easy going jam.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Guitar Beginners – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Pick up a guitar and try your hand at a different song each week. Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and fingerpicking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Guitar Improvers – Group Course – 14:00 – 15:30 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and fingerpicking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Poetry and Creative Writing 1 – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Explore your imagination and bring your thoughts to life through creative writing and poetry performance. Develop your repertoire & literacy skills and improve your confidence to read & compose prose in these group sessions with a variety of activities.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Evening Pilates (July) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 04/07/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Create It Yourself – Home Decoration – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 04/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This 4 week course, open to beginners and those with an intermediate knowledge of using a sewing machine, will see you design, construct, create and decorate soft furnishings for your home. Learn how to use a sewing machine and to attach a zip or button to complete your design. The course will leave you with a huge sense of achievement and an item that you can keep & display in the home!


In Progress: 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018

Thursday 19 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Self-Help Group For Depression – Drop In – 10:00 – 12:00 (started on 03/05/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Derman
66 New N Rd, Hoxton, London N1 6TG

Please Note: This Group Is For Turkish Speakers Only! Psycho-educational group sessions in understanding possible causes of Depression, tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.


In Progress: 03/05/2018, 10/05/2018, 17/05/2018, 24/05/2018, 31/05/2018, 07/06/2018, 14/06/2018, 21/06/2018, 28/06/2018, 05/07/2018, 12/07/2018, 19/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Yoga For The Mind (July) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 05/07/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This Yoga class has a strong emphasis on the breath. This is a supportive session where you can move and learn at your own pace. Suitable for beginners and for people who are familiar with yoga techniques. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 05/07/2018, 12/07/2018, 19/07/2018, 26/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Evening Stress Management – Group Course – 18:00 – 20:00 (started on 19/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

If left unchecked, stress (difficulty coping with pressure, tension & worry) can have a big effect on our wellbeing. There are many things that can help to reduce stress. Our Stress Management and Relaxation course is a great introduction to help us think about practical approaches to overcoming stress. During this course we will explore how stress affects our mind, body and behaviors and how simple relaxation techniques may help us deal with it. The sessions are fun, creative, challenging but supportive.


In Progress: 19/07/2018, 26/07/2018

Friday 20 July

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Event type: Recovery, Self Management Skills for BAME Men – Group Course – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 12/06/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Please Note: This group has two sessions per week one on a Tuesday the other on a Friday. This group is only open to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic men. We will focus on tools to help us develop self-management and coping skills.


In Progress: 12/06/2018, 15/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 22/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 29/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 06/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 20/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Sewing For Recovery – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Tears in your clothes? Need a new wardrobe? Then come by and learn how to mend your clothes and make new garments.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Acupuncture – Drop In – 09:00 – 11:00 (started on 13/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Join us for our acupuncture drop in sessions which take place every fortnight. This may help you to feel more relaxed and able to deal with everyday challenges by alleviating stress and tension. Regular treatments may contribute to improved wellbeing so enjoy the drop ins, and be more at peace in those moments of relaxation!


In Progress: 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Talk – Drop In – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Like to Chat? Come along every week for an hours session over hot drinks and snacks. We will have a themed discussion each week. Please Note: The first Friday of each month the Mind User Group takes place instead of Time To Talk.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, The Soup Lounge – Drop In – 13:30 – 14:15 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come in for our free weekly soup from around the globe whilst listening to world music.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018

Saturday 21 July

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Event type: Recovery, Time To Relax – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 03/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

An Opportunity for clients to drop by for a calming massage or acupuncture by a professional masseuse and also to socialise with light refreshments with fellow service users and network staff.


In Progress: 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018, 31/07/2018, 07/08/2018, 14/07/2018, 21/07/2018, 28/07/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018

Monday 23 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness for Stress – Group Course – 13:45 – 16:30 (started on 04/06/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Mindfulness for Stress is an educational course that can help you better manage the everyday stress of life. You will be guided through practices, within a supportive, safe and friendly group setting that enable you to learn the self-caring skills of mindfulness. Over eight weeks, you can learn to boost your wellbeing, and find new sources of resilience, joy, and calm in your life. The course can be particularly helpful for people suffering from stress associated with work, family or relationships, loss, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, chronic generalised anxiety, social anxiety. No experience of mindfulness or meditation is required to participate. Mindfulness for Stress is an educational course, only not a formal therapeutic programme. It should not be undertaken in place of any existing medical interventions.


In Progress: 04/06/2018, 11/06/2018, 18/06/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 23/07/2018
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Event type: Wellbeing, Mindful Self Care (Wellbeing) – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 23/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8 - 10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

This course is an introduction to mindfulness and mindful self-compassion suitable for people who may manage a shorter course and sessions better and for those who are more anxious. The course will develop your innate capacity for present moment awareness and kindness for the benefit of your mental and physical wellbeing. You will be enhancing these capacities as well as learning new skills and ways to integrate these to your daily life. You will learn to recognise unhelpful patterns of the mind and begin to develop new ways of responding. The course supports the development of more helpful responses to our experience, including difficult mental, emotional or physical experiences, and begins to open possibilities for a kinder relationship to self. You will be invited to practice in your own time in the week in between sessions. Suitable for participants on the wellbeing pathway, including newcomers. The sessions include guided mindfulness practices such as the body scan, sitting and movement practices, mindful walking, reflection and learning through group dialogue.


In Progress: 23/07/2018, 30/07/2018, 06/08/2018, 13/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Walk ‘n’ Talk – Drop-in – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 18/06/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come along and explore Hackney with us! The walking group will last two hours. We will provide a coffee break in between at a local cafe. Each week we will change the route slightly.


In Progress: 18/06/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 23/07/2018, 30/07/2018, 06/08/2018, 13/08/2018, 20/08/2018, 27/08/2018, 03/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Gentle Yoga (July) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 02/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield St, Hoxton, London N1 6JP

A variety of stretches that will help to build your strength, flexibility and stamina. These calming sessions are specially designed to relax and de-stress you. The class is suitable for mixed abilities. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 23/07/2018, 30/07/2018

Tuesday 24 July

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Event type: Recovery, Art Techniques & Materials – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 01/05/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A focused session exploring a variety of Art techniques, tools, and a range of Art Materials. Learn about how paints are made and the differences across mediums and learn about yourself as an Artist through exploration and playful activities


In Progress: 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Lifedrawing – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 01/05/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Draw from the human form through observing a life model. Create drawings in quick succession through short poses or detailed drawing or painting. Learn to use a range of art materials and mediums to develop your techniques.


In Progress: 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Self Help Group for Panic Attack – Group Course – 12:00 – 14:00 (started on 08/05/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Derman
66 New N Rd, London, N1 6TG

Please note: This group is for Turkish speakers only. Psycho - educational group sessions to provide an overview of mental health problem and develop coping strategies.


In Progress: 08/05/2018, 15/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 29/05/2018, 05/06/2018, 12/06/2018, 19/06/2018, 26/06/2018, 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Relax – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 03/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

An Opportunity for clients to drop by for a calming massage or acupuncture by a professional masseuse and also to socialise with light refreshments with fellow service users and network staff.


In Progress: 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018, 31/07/2018, 07/08/2018, 14/07/2018, 21/07/2018, 28/07/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Pilates (July) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 03/07/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018, 31/07/2018

Wednesday 25 July

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Event type: Recovery, Expressive Art – Drop In – 15:45 – 17:45 (started on 13/06/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15A Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Over this period We will practice art as a means of expression. We will draw inspiration from artists such as Wassily Kandinsky and Hilma af Klint. We will pay particular attention to colour, texture, form and explore movement and sound in relationship to our work. We will look at our environment and use nature as a way of connecting to the here and now of our shared art experience.


In Progress: 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018, 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Self portraiture: Collaborative Arts projects – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your portrait painting techniques in brushwork, colour mixing, visualisations and composition design through structured Art projects in a group for an inclusive range of skills and abilities.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Songwriting 2: Experienced Musicians Jam – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Enter in a fully equipped, ready to record studio. Use your existing skills to collaborate with like-minded musicians to develop your skills and ideas, get creative with this easy going jam.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Guitar Beginners – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Pick up a guitar and try your hand at a different song each week. Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and fingerpicking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Guitar Improvers – Group Course – 14:00 – 15:30 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and fingerpicking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Poetry and Creative Writing 1 – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 25/04/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Explore your imagination and bring your thoughts to life through creative writing and poetry performance. Develop your repertoire & literacy skills and improve your confidence to read & compose prose in these group sessions with a variety of activities.


In Progress: 25/04/2018, 02/05/2018, 09/05/2018, 16/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 06/06/2018, 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Evening Pilates (July) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 04/07/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Create It Yourself – Home Decoration – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 04/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This 4 week course, open to beginners and those with an intermediate knowledge of using a sewing machine, will see you design, construct, create and decorate soft furnishings for your home. Learn how to use a sewing machine and to attach a zip or button to complete your design. The course will leave you with a huge sense of achievement and an item that you can keep & display in the home!


In Progress: 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Understanding Anxiety – Group Course – 10:30 – 13:00 (started on 25/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

We all experience some form of anxiety in our day-to-day lives, but what do we really know about it? Anxiety Disorders are amongst the most commonly diagnosed by GPs but anxiety is also a feature of milder day to day worries. This workshop aims to increase our understanding of Anxiety by addressing the question, why do we feel anxious? We will look at how anxiety manifests in the body and in the mind and at ways to keep anxiety in check. There will be an opportunity to share experiences and hear about how other people cope.


In Progress: 25/07/2018

Thursday 26 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Yoga For The Mind (July) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 05/07/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This Yoga class has a strong emphasis on the breath. This is a supportive session where you can move and learn at your own pace. Suitable for beginners and for people who are familiar with yoga techniques. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 05/07/2018, 12/07/2018, 19/07/2018, 26/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Evening Stress Management – Group Course – 18:00 – 20:00 (started on 19/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

If left unchecked, stress (difficulty coping with pressure, tension & worry) can have a big effect on our wellbeing. There are many things that can help to reduce stress. Our Stress Management and Relaxation course is a great introduction to help us think about practical approaches to overcoming stress. During this course we will explore how stress affects our mind, body and behaviors and how simple relaxation techniques may help us deal with it. The sessions are fun, creative, challenging but supportive.


In Progress: 19/07/2018, 26/07/2018

Friday 27 July

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Event type: Recovery, Sewing For Recovery – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Tears in your clothes? Need a new wardrobe? Then come by and learn how to mend your clothes and make new garments.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Acupuncture – Drop In – 09:00 – 11:00 (started on 13/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Join us for our acupuncture drop in sessions which take place every fortnight. This may help you to feel more relaxed and able to deal with everyday challenges by alleviating stress and tension. Regular treatments may contribute to improved wellbeing so enjoy the drop ins, and be more at peace in those moments of relaxation!


In Progress: 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Talk – Drop In – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Like to Chat? Come along every week for an hours session over hot drinks and snacks. We will have a themed discussion each week. Please Note: The first Friday of each month the Mind User Group takes place instead of Time To Talk.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, The Soup Lounge – Drop In – 13:30 – 14:15 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come in for our free weekly soup from around the globe whilst listening to world music.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018

Saturday 28 July

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Event type: Recovery, Time To Relax – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 03/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

An Opportunity for clients to drop by for a calming massage or acupuncture by a professional masseuse and also to socialise with light refreshments with fellow service users and network staff.


In Progress: 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018, 31/07/2018, 07/08/2018, 14/07/2018, 21/07/2018, 28/07/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018

Monday 30 July

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Event type: Wellbeing, Mindful Self Care (Wellbeing) – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 23/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8 - 10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

This course is an introduction to mindfulness and mindful self-compassion suitable for people who may manage a shorter course and sessions better and for those who are more anxious. The course will develop your innate capacity for present moment awareness and kindness for the benefit of your mental and physical wellbeing. You will be enhancing these capacities as well as learning new skills and ways to integrate these to your daily life. You will learn to recognise unhelpful patterns of the mind and begin to develop new ways of responding. The course supports the development of more helpful responses to our experience, including difficult mental, emotional or physical experiences, and begins to open possibilities for a kinder relationship to self. You will be invited to practice in your own time in the week in between sessions. Suitable for participants on the wellbeing pathway, including newcomers. The sessions include guided mindfulness practices such as the body scan, sitting and movement practices, mindful walking, reflection and learning through group dialogue.


In Progress: 23/07/2018, 30/07/2018, 06/08/2018, 13/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Walk ‘n’ Talk – Drop-in – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 18/06/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come along and explore Hackney with us! The walking group will last two hours. We will provide a coffee break in between at a local cafe. Each week we will change the route slightly.


In Progress: 18/06/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 23/07/2018, 30/07/2018, 06/08/2018, 13/08/2018, 20/08/2018, 27/08/2018, 03/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Gentle Yoga (July) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 02/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield St, Hoxton, London N1 6JP

A variety of stretches that will help to build your strength, flexibility and stamina. These calming sessions are specially designed to relax and de-stress you. The class is suitable for mixed abilities. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 23/07/2018, 30/07/2018

Tuesday 31 July

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Event type: Recovery, Time To Relax – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 03/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

An Opportunity for clients to drop by for a calming massage or acupuncture by a professional masseuse and also to socialise with light refreshments with fellow service users and network staff.


In Progress: 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018, 31/07/2018, 07/08/2018, 14/07/2018, 21/07/2018, 28/07/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Pilates (July) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 03/07/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018, 31/07/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Create It Yourself – Eye Pillows & Herbal Tea – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 31/07/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

WEEK 1: Make your own eye pillow An Eye Pillow is typically a small bag filled with flax seeds. It is placed over your eyes when you lie on your back applying light pressure on the eyeballs. It is a humble yet powerful healing tool, especially when it comes to balancing the nervous system. In this 2 hour workshop you will learn more about the benefits of using an eye pillow. It can be used anytime you feel anxious , stressed or perhaps to help you feel more grounding. It is also a natural sleeping aid. You will make your own eye pillow by choosing your own soft fabric and filling it with flax seeds and gorgeous dried Lavender. It is also a great accessory for all the Yoga practitioners out there! WEEK 2: Make your own Herbal Tea. Tea is a perfectly simple way to access the health benefits of herbs. The quiet ritual of preparing and sipping a cup of tea is a wonderfully relaxing and peaceful practice. Creating your own tea blends is easy and much less expensive than buying some of the pre-made bags at the store. In this 2 hour workshop, you will allow your senses to explore the various aroma and taste of different restorative herbs. To help you we have created a herb personality profile to help you find the herb that resonates the most with you. Create your own blend and take it home with you.


In Progress: 31/07/2018, 07/08/2018

Wednesday 1 August

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Event type: Recovery, Expressive Art – Drop In – 15:45 – 17:45 (started on 13/06/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15A Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Over this period We will practice art as a means of expression. We will draw inspiration from artists such as Wassily Kandinsky and Hilma af Klint. We will pay particular attention to colour, texture, form and explore movement and sound in relationship to our work. We will look at our environment and use nature as a way of connecting to the here and now of our shared art experience.


In Progress: 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018, 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Evening Pilates (August) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 01/08/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Cook & Eat – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 01/08/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This six week course will help participants to gain (or regain) the core skills, knowledge and confidence to independently prepare simple, affordable and healthy meals. The sessions will combine practical activities with essential healthy eating advice and information covering topics such as store cupboard essentials, affordable shopping and basic kitchen equipment.


In Progress: 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018

Friday 3 August

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Event type: Recovery, Sewing For Recovery – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Tears in your clothes? Need a new wardrobe? Then come by and learn how to mend your clothes and make new garments.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Acupuncture – Drop In – 09:00 – 11:00 (started on 13/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Join us for our acupuncture drop in sessions which take place every fortnight. This may help you to feel more relaxed and able to deal with everyday challenges by alleviating stress and tension. Regular treatments may contribute to improved wellbeing so enjoy the drop ins, and be more at peace in those moments of relaxation!


In Progress: 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Talk – Drop In – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Like to Chat? Come along every week for an hours session over hot drinks and snacks. We will have a themed discussion each week. Please Note: The first Friday of each month the Mind User Group takes place instead of Time To Talk.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, The Soup Lounge – Drop In – 13:30 – 14:15 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come in for our free weekly soup from around the globe whilst listening to world music.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018

Monday 6 August

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Event type: Wellbeing, Mindful Self Care (Wellbeing) – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 23/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8 - 10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

This course is an introduction to mindfulness and mindful self-compassion suitable for people who may manage a shorter course and sessions better and for those who are more anxious. The course will develop your innate capacity for present moment awareness and kindness for the benefit of your mental and physical wellbeing. You will be enhancing these capacities as well as learning new skills and ways to integrate these to your daily life. You will learn to recognise unhelpful patterns of the mind and begin to develop new ways of responding. The course supports the development of more helpful responses to our experience, including difficult mental, emotional or physical experiences, and begins to open possibilities for a kinder relationship to self. You will be invited to practice in your own time in the week in between sessions. Suitable for participants on the wellbeing pathway, including newcomers. The sessions include guided mindfulness practices such as the body scan, sitting and movement practices, mindful walking, reflection and learning through group dialogue.


In Progress: 23/07/2018, 30/07/2018, 06/08/2018, 13/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Walk ‘n’ Talk – Drop-in – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 18/06/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come along and explore Hackney with us! The walking group will last two hours. We will provide a coffee break in between at a local cafe. Each week we will change the route slightly.


In Progress: 18/06/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 23/07/2018, 30/07/2018, 06/08/2018, 13/08/2018, 20/08/2018, 27/08/2018, 03/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Gentle Yoga (August) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 06/08/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

A variety of stretches that will help to build your strength, flexibility and stamina. These calming sessions are specially designed to relax and de-stress you. The class is suitable for mixed abilities. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 06/08/2018, 13/08/2018, 20/08/2018

Tuesday 7 August

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Event type: Recovery, Time To Relax – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 03/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

An Opportunity for clients to drop by for a calming massage or acupuncture by a professional masseuse and also to socialise with light refreshments with fellow service users and network staff.


In Progress: 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018, 31/07/2018, 07/08/2018, 14/07/2018, 21/07/2018, 28/07/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Pilates (August) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 07/08/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 07/08/2018, 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Create It Yourself – Eye Pillows & Herbal Tea – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 31/07/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

WEEK 1: Make your own eye pillow An Eye Pillow is typically a small bag filled with flax seeds. It is placed over your eyes when you lie on your back applying light pressure on the eyeballs. It is a humble yet powerful healing tool, especially when it comes to balancing the nervous system. In this 2 hour workshop you will learn more about the benefits of using an eye pillow. It can be used anytime you feel anxious , stressed or perhaps to help you feel more grounding. It is also a natural sleeping aid. You will make your own eye pillow by choosing your own soft fabric and filling it with flax seeds and gorgeous dried Lavender. It is also a great accessory for all the Yoga practitioners out there! WEEK 2: Make your own Herbal Tea. Tea is a perfectly simple way to access the health benefits of herbs. The quiet ritual of preparing and sipping a cup of tea is a wonderfully relaxing and peaceful practice. Creating your own tea blends is easy and much less expensive than buying some of the pre-made bags at the store. In this 2 hour workshop, you will allow your senses to explore the various aroma and taste of different restorative herbs. To help you we have created a herb personality profile to help you find the herb that resonates the most with you. Create your own blend and take it home with you.


In Progress: 31/07/2018, 07/08/2018

Wednesday 8 August

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Event type: Recovery, Expressive Art – Drop In – 15:45 – 17:45 (started on 13/06/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15A Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Over this period We will practice art as a means of expression. We will draw inspiration from artists such as Wassily Kandinsky and Hilma af Klint. We will pay particular attention to colour, texture, form and explore movement and sound in relationship to our work. We will look at our environment and use nature as a way of connecting to the here and now of our shared art experience.


In Progress: 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018, 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Evening Pilates (August) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 01/08/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Cook & Eat – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 01/08/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This six week course will help participants to gain (or regain) the core skills, knowledge and confidence to independently prepare simple, affordable and healthy meals. The sessions will combine practical activities with essential healthy eating advice and information covering topics such as store cupboard essentials, affordable shopping and basic kitchen equipment.


In Progress: 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Card Craft – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 08/08/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Craft birthday cards, congratulations cards, and cards for any occasion in this 3-week drop-in course. Let your creativity flow and gift loved ones cards that have been hand-crafted with care. All materials provided.


In Progress: 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018

Thursday 9 August

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Yoga For The Mind (August) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 09/08/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This Yoga class has a strong emphasis on the breath. This is a supportive session where you can move and learn at your own pace. Suitable for beginners and for people who are familiar with yoga techniques. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 09/08/2018, 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018

Friday 10 August

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Event type: Recovery, Sewing For Recovery – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Tears in your clothes? Need a new wardrobe? Then come by and learn how to mend your clothes and make new garments.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Acupuncture – Drop In – 09:00 – 11:00 (started on 13/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Join us for our acupuncture drop in sessions which take place every fortnight. This may help you to feel more relaxed and able to deal with everyday challenges by alleviating stress and tension. Regular treatments may contribute to improved wellbeing so enjoy the drop ins, and be more at peace in those moments of relaxation!


In Progress: 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Talk – Drop In – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Like to Chat? Come along every week for an hours session over hot drinks and snacks. We will have a themed discussion each week. Please Note: The first Friday of each month the Mind User Group takes place instead of Time To Talk.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, The Soup Lounge – Drop In – 13:30 – 14:15 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come in for our free weekly soup from around the globe whilst listening to world music.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018

Monday 13 August

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Event type: Wellbeing, Mindful Self Care (Wellbeing) – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 23/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8 - 10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

This course is an introduction to mindfulness and mindful self-compassion suitable for people who may manage a shorter course and sessions better and for those who are more anxious. The course will develop your innate capacity for present moment awareness and kindness for the benefit of your mental and physical wellbeing. You will be enhancing these capacities as well as learning new skills and ways to integrate these to your daily life. You will learn to recognise unhelpful patterns of the mind and begin to develop new ways of responding. The course supports the development of more helpful responses to our experience, including difficult mental, emotional or physical experiences, and begins to open possibilities for a kinder relationship to self. You will be invited to practice in your own time in the week in between sessions. Suitable for participants on the wellbeing pathway, including newcomers. The sessions include guided mindfulness practices such as the body scan, sitting and movement practices, mindful walking, reflection and learning through group dialogue.


In Progress: 23/07/2018, 30/07/2018, 06/08/2018, 13/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Walk ‘n’ Talk – Drop-in – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 18/06/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come along and explore Hackney with us! The walking group will last two hours. We will provide a coffee break in between at a local cafe. Each week we will change the route slightly.


In Progress: 18/06/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 23/07/2018, 30/07/2018, 06/08/2018, 13/08/2018, 20/08/2018, 27/08/2018, 03/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Gentle Yoga (August) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 06/08/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

A variety of stretches that will help to build your strength, flexibility and stamina. These calming sessions are specially designed to relax and de-stress you. The class is suitable for mixed abilities. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 06/08/2018, 13/08/2018, 20/08/2018

Tuesday 14 August

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Club Core Poetry and Music Wellbeing Event 2018 – Drop In – 18:30-21:30 (started on 09/01/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St. Barnabas Terrace, Homerton, E9 6DJ

Performance evening promoting positive mental health, new poetry and musical material can be tested in confidence with a friendly environment. As part of the ethos and membership support and showcase talent to one another and invited guest performances.


In Progress: 09/01/2017, 13/02/2018, 13/03/2018, 10/04/2018, 08/05/2018, 12/06/2018, 10/07/2018, 14/08/2018, 11/09/2018, 09/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Pilates (August) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 07/08/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 07/08/2018, 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Stress Management – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

If left unchecked, stress (difficulty coping with pressure, tension & worry) can have a big effect on our wellbeing. There are many things that can help to reduce stress. Our Stress Management and Relaxation course is a great introduction to practical approaches to overcoming stress, including mindfulness based strategies, cognitive behavioural strategies, Relaxation techniques and a wellbeing coaching session to help you take the first steps forward. The sessions are fun, creative, challenging but supportive.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Keyboard Tuition – Group Course – 17:00 – 18:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your keyboard skills and technique in this group class, musicians will have the opportunity to have 1:1 support and then rehearse what has been learnt and meet other people interested in learning Keyboard/piano.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Introduction to Music Production – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

The aim of this course is to create and record music, using music technology (Apple/ Logic) assisted by the tutor. You will develop existing skills or learning from scratch using state of the art equipment. learners will be encouraged to follow the learning method they prefer, make original pieces and keep CD recordings of their work at their own pace. You will meet other like-minded music creatives and learn skills adaptable for home recording or further courses.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Art Techniques & Materials – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A focused session exploring a variety of Art techniques, tools, and a range of Art Materials. Learn about how paints are made and the differences across mediums and learn about yourself as an Artist through exploration and playful activities.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Lifedrawing – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London E9 6DJ

This structured workshop replicates an art school environment in which new techniques are discussed & explored each week. Learners will be pushed to developed their techniques and challenged about their work- the session ends with an optional script and constructive feedback.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018

Wednesday 15 August

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Event type: Recovery, Expressive Art – Drop In – 15:45 – 17:45 (started on 13/06/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15A Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Over this period We will practice art as a means of expression. We will draw inspiration from artists such as Wassily Kandinsky and Hilma af Klint. We will pay particular attention to colour, texture, form and explore movement and sound in relationship to our work. We will look at our environment and use nature as a way of connecting to the here and now of our shared art experience.


In Progress: 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018, 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Evening Pilates (August) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 01/08/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Cook & Eat – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 01/08/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This six week course will help participants to gain (or regain) the core skills, knowledge and confidence to independently prepare simple, affordable and healthy meals. The sessions will combine practical activities with essential healthy eating advice and information covering topics such as store cupboard essentials, affordable shopping and basic kitchen equipment.


In Progress: 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Card Craft – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 08/08/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Craft birthday cards, congratulations cards, and cards for any occasion in this 3-week drop-in course. Let your creativity flow and gift loved ones cards that have been hand-crafted with care. All materials provided.


In Progress: 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Leathercraft and Accessories Design – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Design and make your own accessories using various design techniques and materials. This course offers a leathercraft skills and fashion design experience - create bags, belts, badges, and much much more! Absolute beginners can start and quickly learn to create organic and sophisticated shapes and garments to wear or sell your wares.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Poetry and Creative Writing – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Explore your imagination and bring your thoughts to life through creative writing and poetry performance. Develop your repertoire & literacy skills and improve your confidence to read & compose prose in these group sessions with a variety of activities.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Oil Painting – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your techniques in brush work, colour mixing and composition design. Use and interpret famous paintings into your own transcriptions. Journey through the history of Art in paintings as you learn about artists in group discussions. Be supported to increase your confidence and ability in this calm and fully resourced Art studio environment with artists on hard to advice and coach your skills.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Guitar Tuition Beginners – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Pick up a guitar and try your hand at a different song each week. Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and fingerpicking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Experienced Musicians Jam – Songwriting – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Enter in a fully equipped, ready to record studio. Use your existing skills to collaborate with like-minded musicians to develop your skills and ideas, get creative with this easy going jam.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Guitar Tuition Improvers – Group Course – 14:00 – 15:30 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and finger picking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018

Thursday 16 August

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Yoga For The Mind (August) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 09/08/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This Yoga class has a strong emphasis on the breath. This is a supportive session where you can move and learn at your own pace. Suitable for beginners and for people who are familiar with yoga techniques. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 09/08/2018, 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Stretch & Sing – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:30 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This 3 week course is a fun and exciting group of session designed to explore the link between the body, the voice and our Wellbeing. Practice some simple but effective stretches that warm up the body and aid flexibility. Next, learn a short song and sing it together as a group.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Ceramics and Claywork – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A fantastic opportunity to develop and create your own ceramic pieces. Learn how to work with your hands to create sculptures, ornaments, and designs using different forms of technique and clay. Further your skills by trying your throwing skills and experiment with the wheel to create pots, places and bowls.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Digital and Social Media Computing Skills – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Empower yourself as an artist, musician or writer by creating a web presence that defines and promotes your individual voice. Social media has given artists more control over their career than any point in history and this course is designed to explore the opportunities now available. Using platforms such as bandcamp, blogspot, Blurb, Wix, soundcloud, youtube and facebook. Release electronic books, music and use internet based services to manufacture hard copies.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Kit Drumming – Group Course – 15:00 – 16:00 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

1:1 Tuition to develop your technique and confidence to play in the studio with others, the tutor has a diverse set of skills to teach you various techniques and musical styles & rhythms.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018

Friday 17 August

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Event type: Recovery, Sewing For Recovery – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Tears in your clothes? Need a new wardrobe? Then come by and learn how to mend your clothes and make new garments.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Acupuncture – Drop In – 09:00 – 11:00 (started on 13/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Join us for our acupuncture drop in sessions which take place every fortnight. This may help you to feel more relaxed and able to deal with everyday challenges by alleviating stress and tension. Regular treatments may contribute to improved wellbeing so enjoy the drop ins, and be more at peace in those moments of relaxation!


In Progress: 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Talk – Drop In – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Like to Chat? Come along every week for an hours session over hot drinks and snacks. We will have a themed discussion each week. Please Note: The first Friday of each month the Mind User Group takes place instead of Time To Talk.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, The Soup Lounge – Drop In – 13:30 – 14:15 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come in for our free weekly soup from around the globe whilst listening to world music.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Textiles and Fashion – Group Course – 11:30 – 14:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Create textiles using a range of fashion garments and soft furnishings. Design, and tailor your own styles or creative ideas. Be inspired by others in the group. Learn the skills of applique, embroidery, printmaking and create something truly unique.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018, 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Songwriting – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

In this session you can learn how to construct and write music lyrics for your In this session you can learn how to construct and write music lyrics for your songs. You will have the opportunity to experiment with creating sounds and playing in a group as well as sharing creative ideas. Practical demonstrations will be given; course includes structure, lyrics, melody, harmony and rhythm.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018. 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Printmaking Techniques – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

In this course learners will explore the art of relief print, using reduction or multi block techniques to produce an edition of their own design incorporating 2-3 different colours. The result will be producing a box-set of finished work and developing at a pace which suits your skill level.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018. 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018

Monday 20 August

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Event type: Recovery, Walk ‘n’ Talk – Drop-in – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 18/06/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come along and explore Hackney with us! The walking group will last two hours. We will provide a coffee break in between at a local cafe. Each week we will change the route slightly.


In Progress: 18/06/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 23/07/2018, 30/07/2018, 06/08/2018, 13/08/2018, 20/08/2018, 27/08/2018, 03/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Gentle Yoga (August) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 06/08/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

A variety of stretches that will help to build your strength, flexibility and stamina. These calming sessions are specially designed to relax and de-stress you. The class is suitable for mixed abilities. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 06/08/2018, 13/08/2018, 20/08/2018

Tuesday 21 August

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Pilates (August) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 07/08/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 07/08/2018, 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Stress Management – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

If left unchecked, stress (difficulty coping with pressure, tension & worry) can have a big effect on our wellbeing. There are many things that can help to reduce stress. Our Stress Management and Relaxation course is a great introduction to practical approaches to overcoming stress, including mindfulness based strategies, cognitive behavioural strategies, Relaxation techniques and a wellbeing coaching session to help you take the first steps forward. The sessions are fun, creative, challenging but supportive.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Keyboard Tuition – Group Course – 17:00 – 18:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your keyboard skills and technique in this group class, musicians will have the opportunity to have 1:1 support and then rehearse what has been learnt and meet other people interested in learning Keyboard/piano.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Introduction to Music Production – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

The aim of this course is to create and record music, using music technology (Apple/ Logic) assisted by the tutor. You will develop existing skills or learning from scratch using state of the art equipment. learners will be encouraged to follow the learning method they prefer, make original pieces and keep CD recordings of their work at their own pace. You will meet other like-minded music creatives and learn skills adaptable for home recording or further courses.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Art Techniques & Materials – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A focused session exploring a variety of Art techniques, tools, and a range of Art Materials. Learn about how paints are made and the differences across mediums and learn about yourself as an Artist through exploration and playful activities.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Lifedrawing – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London E9 6DJ

This structured workshop replicates an art school environment in which new techniques are discussed & explored each week. Learners will be pushed to developed their techniques and challenged about their work- the session ends with an optional script and constructive feedback.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018

Wednesday 22 August

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Event type: Wellbeing, Yoga for the Mind (CHM) – Group Course – 18:00 – 20:00 (started on 01/02/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
SAE House, 297 Kingsland Rd, London E8 4DD

We meet once a week for two hours over an 8-week period. During each session we inform you of how the mind, body and brain work together from a scientific perspective and teach you how to use practices that will promote well-being in all these aspects of yourself. Sessions include a 1 hour 10 minutes yoga practice, breath work, additional mind-body activities and a group discussion. During the first two weeks of the course we focus on regulating breath as a mode to alter the functioning of your nervous system so that you can manage stress with greater ease. From weeks 3 – 5 we concentrate on the relationship between body and mood and in weeks 6 – 8 we focus specifically on the mind. No yoga experience is required.


In Progress: 01/02/2018, 08/02/2018, 15/02/2018, 22/02/2018, 01/03/2018, 08/03/2018, 15/03/2018, 22/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Expressive Art – Drop In – 15:45 – 17:45 (started on 13/06/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15A Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Over this period We will practice art as a means of expression. We will draw inspiration from artists such as Wassily Kandinsky and Hilma af Klint. We will pay particular attention to colour, texture, form and explore movement and sound in relationship to our work. We will look at our environment and use nature as a way of connecting to the here and now of our shared art experience.


In Progress: 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018, 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Evening Pilates (August) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 01/08/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Cook & Eat – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 01/08/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This six week course will help participants to gain (or regain) the core skills, knowledge and confidence to independently prepare simple, affordable and healthy meals. The sessions will combine practical activities with essential healthy eating advice and information covering topics such as store cupboard essentials, affordable shopping and basic kitchen equipment.


In Progress: 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Card Craft – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 08/08/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Craft birthday cards, congratulations cards, and cards for any occasion in this 3-week drop-in course. Let your creativity flow and gift loved ones cards that have been hand-crafted with care. All materials provided.


In Progress: 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Leathercraft and Accessories Design – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Design and make your own accessories using various design techniques and materials. This course offers a leathercraft skills and fashion design experience - create bags, belts, badges, and much much more! Absolute beginners can start and quickly learn to create organic and sophisticated shapes and garments to wear or sell your wares.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Poetry and Creative Writing – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Explore your imagination and bring your thoughts to life through creative writing and poetry performance. Develop your repertoire & literacy skills and improve your confidence to read & compose prose in these group sessions with a variety of activities.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Oil Painting – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your techniques in brush work, colour mixing and composition design. Use and interpret famous paintings into your own transcriptions. Journey through the history of Art in paintings as you learn about artists in group discussions. Be supported to increase your confidence and ability in this calm and fully resourced Art studio environment with artists on hard to advice and coach your skills.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Guitar Tuition Beginners – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Pick up a guitar and try your hand at a different song each week. Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and fingerpicking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Experienced Musicians Jam – Songwriting – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Enter in a fully equipped, ready to record studio. Use your existing skills to collaborate with like-minded musicians to develop your skills and ideas, get creative with this easy going jam.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Guitar Tuition Improvers – Group Course – 14:00 – 15:30 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and finger picking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018

Thursday 23 August

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Yoga For The Mind (August) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 09/08/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This Yoga class has a strong emphasis on the breath. This is a supportive session where you can move and learn at your own pace. Suitable for beginners and for people who are familiar with yoga techniques. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 09/08/2018, 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Stretch & Sing – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:30 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This 3 week course is a fun and exciting group of session designed to explore the link between the body, the voice and our Wellbeing. Practice some simple but effective stretches that warm up the body and aid flexibility. Next, learn a short song and sing it together as a group.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Ceramics and Claywork – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A fantastic opportunity to develop and create your own ceramic pieces. Learn how to work with your hands to create sculptures, ornaments, and designs using different forms of technique and clay. Further your skills by trying your throwing skills and experiment with the wheel to create pots, places and bowls.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Digital and Social Media Computing Skills – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Empower yourself as an artist, musician or writer by creating a web presence that defines and promotes your individual voice. Social media has given artists more control over their career than any point in history and this course is designed to explore the opportunities now available. Using platforms such as bandcamp, blogspot, Blurb, Wix, soundcloud, youtube and facebook. Release electronic books, music and use internet based services to manufacture hard copies.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Kit Drumming – Group Course – 15:00 – 16:00 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

1:1 Tuition to develop your technique and confidence to play in the studio with others, the tutor has a diverse set of skills to teach you various techniques and musical styles & rhythms.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018

Friday 24 August

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Event type: Recovery, Sewing For Recovery – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Tears in your clothes? Need a new wardrobe? Then come by and learn how to mend your clothes and make new garments.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Acupuncture – Drop In – 09:00 – 11:00 (started on 13/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Join us for our acupuncture drop in sessions which take place every fortnight. This may help you to feel more relaxed and able to deal with everyday challenges by alleviating stress and tension. Regular treatments may contribute to improved wellbeing so enjoy the drop ins, and be more at peace in those moments of relaxation!


In Progress: 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Talk – Drop In – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Like to Chat? Come along every week for an hours session over hot drinks and snacks. We will have a themed discussion each week. Please Note: The first Friday of each month the Mind User Group takes place instead of Time To Talk.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, The Soup Lounge – Drop In – 13:30 – 14:15 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come in for our free weekly soup from around the globe whilst listening to world music.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Textiles and Fashion – Group Course – 11:30 – 14:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Create textiles using a range of fashion garments and soft furnishings. Design, and tailor your own styles or creative ideas. Be inspired by others in the group. Learn the skills of applique, embroidery, printmaking and create something truly unique.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018, 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Songwriting – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

In this session you can learn how to construct and write music lyrics for your In this session you can learn how to construct and write music lyrics for your songs. You will have the opportunity to experiment with creating sounds and playing in a group as well as sharing creative ideas. Practical demonstrations will be given; course includes structure, lyrics, melody, harmony and rhythm.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018. 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Printmaking Techniques – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

In this course learners will explore the art of relief print, using reduction or multi block techniques to produce an edition of their own design incorporating 2-3 different colours. The result will be producing a box-set of finished work and developing at a pace which suits your skill level.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018. 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018

Monday 27 August

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Event type: Recovery, Walk ‘n’ Talk – Drop-in – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 18/06/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come along and explore Hackney with us! The walking group will last two hours. We will provide a coffee break in between at a local cafe. Each week we will change the route slightly.


In Progress: 18/06/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 23/07/2018, 30/07/2018, 06/08/2018, 13/08/2018, 20/08/2018, 27/08/2018, 03/09/2018

Tuesday 28 August

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Pilates (August) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 07/08/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 07/08/2018, 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Keyboard Tuition – Group Course – 17:00 – 18:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your keyboard skills and technique in this group class, musicians will have the opportunity to have 1:1 support and then rehearse what has been learnt and meet other people interested in learning Keyboard/piano.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Introduction to Music Production – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

The aim of this course is to create and record music, using music technology (Apple/ Logic) assisted by the tutor. You will develop existing skills or learning from scratch using state of the art equipment. learners will be encouraged to follow the learning method they prefer, make original pieces and keep CD recordings of their work at their own pace. You will meet other like-minded music creatives and learn skills adaptable for home recording or further courses.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Art Techniques & Materials – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A focused session exploring a variety of Art techniques, tools, and a range of Art Materials. Learn about how paints are made and the differences across mediums and learn about yourself as an Artist through exploration and playful activities.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Lifedrawing – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London E9 6DJ

This structured workshop replicates an art school environment in which new techniques are discussed & explored each week. Learners will be pushed to developed their techniques and challenged about their work- the session ends with an optional script and constructive feedback.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018

Wednesday 29 August

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Event type: Recovery, Expressive Art – Drop In – 15:45 – 17:45 (started on 13/06/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15A Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Over this period We will practice art as a means of expression. We will draw inspiration from artists such as Wassily Kandinsky and Hilma af Klint. We will pay particular attention to colour, texture, form and explore movement and sound in relationship to our work. We will look at our environment and use nature as a way of connecting to the here and now of our shared art experience.


In Progress: 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018, 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Evening Pilates (August) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 01/08/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Cook & Eat – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 01/08/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This six week course will help participants to gain (or regain) the core skills, knowledge and confidence to independently prepare simple, affordable and healthy meals. The sessions will combine practical activities with essential healthy eating advice and information covering topics such as store cupboard essentials, affordable shopping and basic kitchen equipment.


In Progress: 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Leathercraft and Accessories Design – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Design and make your own accessories using various design techniques and materials. This course offers a leathercraft skills and fashion design experience - create bags, belts, badges, and much much more! Absolute beginners can start and quickly learn to create organic and sophisticated shapes and garments to wear or sell your wares.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Poetry and Creative Writing – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Explore your imagination and bring your thoughts to life through creative writing and poetry performance. Develop your repertoire & literacy skills and improve your confidence to read & compose prose in these group sessions with a variety of activities.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Oil Painting – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your techniques in brush work, colour mixing and composition design. Use and interpret famous paintings into your own transcriptions. Journey through the history of Art in paintings as you learn about artists in group discussions. Be supported to increase your confidence and ability in this calm and fully resourced Art studio environment with artists on hard to advice and coach your skills.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Guitar Tuition Beginners – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Pick up a guitar and try your hand at a different song each week. Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and fingerpicking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Experienced Musicians Jam – Songwriting – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Enter in a fully equipped, ready to record studio. Use your existing skills to collaborate with like-minded musicians to develop your skills and ideas, get creative with this easy going jam.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Guitar Tuition Improvers – Group Course – 14:00 – 15:30 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and finger picking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018

Thursday 30 August

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Yoga For The Mind (August) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 09/08/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This Yoga class has a strong emphasis on the breath. This is a supportive session where you can move and learn at your own pace. Suitable for beginners and for people who are familiar with yoga techniques. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 09/08/2018, 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Jewellery Making with Polymer Clay – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 30/08/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Join us for some Jewellery making using Polymer clay as our medium. In this class we will cover all the basics of working with polymer clay to make beads and other shapes. Once it is cooked in the oven and it has hardened up, it can produce amazing results. You don't need to have any experiences or be creative, just the desire to trying something new.


In Progress: 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Stretch & Sing – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:30 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This 3 week course is a fun and exciting group of session designed to explore the link between the body, the voice and our Wellbeing. Practice some simple but effective stretches that warm up the body and aid flexibility. Next, learn a short song and sing it together as a group.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Ceramics and Claywork – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A fantastic opportunity to develop and create your own ceramic pieces. Learn how to work with your hands to create sculptures, ornaments, and designs using different forms of technique and clay. Further your skills by trying your throwing skills and experiment with the wheel to create pots, places and bowls.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Digital and Social Media Computing Skills – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Empower yourself as an artist, musician or writer by creating a web presence that defines and promotes your individual voice. Social media has given artists more control over their career than any point in history and this course is designed to explore the opportunities now available. Using platforms such as bandcamp, blogspot, Blurb, Wix, soundcloud, youtube and facebook. Release electronic books, music and use internet based services to manufacture hard copies.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Kit Drumming – Group Course – 15:00 – 16:00 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

1:1 Tuition to develop your technique and confidence to play in the studio with others, the tutor has a diverse set of skills to teach you various techniques and musical styles & rhythms.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018

Friday 31 August

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Event type: Recovery, Sewing For Recovery – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Tears in your clothes? Need a new wardrobe? Then come by and learn how to mend your clothes and make new garments.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Acupuncture – Drop In – 09:00 – 11:00 (started on 13/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Join us for our acupuncture drop in sessions which take place every fortnight. This may help you to feel more relaxed and able to deal with everyday challenges by alleviating stress and tension. Regular treatments may contribute to improved wellbeing so enjoy the drop ins, and be more at peace in those moments of relaxation!


In Progress: 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Talk – Drop In – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Like to Chat? Come along every week for an hours session over hot drinks and snacks. We will have a themed discussion each week. Please Note: The first Friday of each month the Mind User Group takes place instead of Time To Talk.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, The Soup Lounge – Drop In – 13:30 – 14:15 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come in for our free weekly soup from around the globe whilst listening to world music.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Textiles and Fashion – Group Course – 11:30 – 14:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Create textiles using a range of fashion garments and soft furnishings. Design, and tailor your own styles or creative ideas. Be inspired by others in the group. Learn the skills of applique, embroidery, printmaking and create something truly unique.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018, 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Songwriting – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

In this session you can learn how to construct and write music lyrics for your In this session you can learn how to construct and write music lyrics for your songs. You will have the opportunity to experiment with creating sounds and playing in a group as well as sharing creative ideas. Practical demonstrations will be given; course includes structure, lyrics, melody, harmony and rhythm.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018. 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Printmaking Techniques – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

In this course learners will explore the art of relief print, using reduction or multi block techniques to produce an edition of their own design incorporating 2-3 different colours. The result will be producing a box-set of finished work and developing at a pace which suits your skill level.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018. 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018

Monday 3 September

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Event type: Recovery, Walk ‘n’ Talk – Drop-in – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 18/06/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come along and explore Hackney with us! The walking group will last two hours. We will provide a coffee break in between at a local cafe. Each week we will change the route slightly.


In Progress: 18/06/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 09/07/2018, 16/07/2018, 23/07/2018, 30/07/2018, 06/08/2018, 13/08/2018, 20/08/2018, 27/08/2018, 03/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Gentle Yoga (September) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 03/09/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

A variety of stretches that will help to build your strength, flexibility and stamina. These calming sessions are specially designed to relax and de-stress you. The class is suitable for mixed abilities. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 03/09/2018, 10/09/2018, 17/09/2018, 24/09/2018

Tuesday 4 September

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Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness for Wellbeing – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 04/09/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8 - 10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

Please note this course is only open for the first 2 sessions, if you wish to join the group after these sessions please do get in touch and we can let you know about the next available course. Participants are asked to not miss more than two sessions during the 8 weeks, if at all possible, as otherwise it will be tough to keep up with and make the most of the course. The course will develop your innate capacity for present moment awareness and kindness for the benefit of your mental and physical wellbeing. You will be enhancing these capacities as well as learning new skills and ways to integrate these to your daily life. You will learn to recognise unhelpful patterns of the mind and begin to develop new ways of responding. The course supports the development of more helpful responses to our experience, including difficult mental, emotional or physical experiences, and begins to open possibilities for a kinder relationship to self. You will be invited to practice in your own time in the week in between sessions. Suitable for participants on the wellbeing pathway, including newcomers. The sessions include guided mindfulness practices such as the body scan, sitting and movement practices, mindful walking, reflection and learning through group dialogue.


In Progress: 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Relax – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 03/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

An Opportunity for clients to drop by for a calming massage or acupuncture by a professional masseuse and also to socialise with light refreshments with fellow service users and network staff.


In Progress: 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018, 31/07/2018, 07/08/2018, 14/07/2018, 21/07/2018, 28/07/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Pilates (September) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 04/09/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Keyboard Tuition – Group Course – 17:00 – 18:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your keyboard skills and technique in this group class, musicians will have the opportunity to have 1:1 support and then rehearse what has been learnt and meet other people interested in learning Keyboard/piano.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Introduction to Music Production – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

The aim of this course is to create and record music, using music technology (Apple/ Logic) assisted by the tutor. You will develop existing skills or learning from scratch using state of the art equipment. learners will be encouraged to follow the learning method they prefer, make original pieces and keep CD recordings of their work at their own pace. You will meet other like-minded music creatives and learn skills adaptable for home recording or further courses.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Art Techniques & Materials – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A focused session exploring a variety of Art techniques, tools, and a range of Art Materials. Learn about how paints are made and the differences across mediums and learn about yourself as an Artist through exploration and playful activities.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Lifedrawing – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London E9 6DJ

This structured workshop replicates an art school environment in which new techniques are discussed & explored each week. Learners will be pushed to developed their techniques and challenged about their work- the session ends with an optional script and constructive feedback.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018

Wednesday 5 September

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Event type: Recovery, Expressive Art – Drop In – 15:45 – 17:45 (started on 13/06/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks, Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15A Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Over this period We will practice art as a means of expression. We will draw inspiration from artists such as Wassily Kandinsky and Hilma af Klint. We will pay particular attention to colour, texture, form and explore movement and sound in relationship to our work. We will look at our environment and use nature as a way of connecting to the here and now of our shared art experience.


In Progress: 13/06/2018, 20/06/2018, 27/06/2018, 04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018, 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Evening Pilates (September) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 05/09/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Cook & Eat – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 01/08/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This six week course will help participants to gain (or regain) the core skills, knowledge and confidence to independently prepare simple, affordable and healthy meals. The sessions will combine practical activities with essential healthy eating advice and information covering topics such as store cupboard essentials, affordable shopping and basic kitchen equipment.


In Progress: 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018, 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Create It Yourself – Sewing – Home Decoration – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 05/09/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This 4 week course, open to beginners and those with an intermediate knowledge of using a sewing machine, will see you design, construct, create and decorate 2 types of bags for your own personal use. Learn how to use a sewing machine and to attach a zip or button to complete your design. The course will leave you with a huge sense of achievement and an item that you can keep & display in the home!


In Progress: 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Leathercraft and Accessories Design – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Design and make your own accessories using various design techniques and materials. This course offers a leathercraft skills and fashion design experience - create bags, belts, badges, and much much more! Absolute beginners can start and quickly learn to create organic and sophisticated shapes and garments to wear or sell your wares.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Poetry and Creative Writing – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Explore your imagination and bring your thoughts to life through creative writing and poetry performance. Develop your repertoire & literacy skills and improve your confidence to read & compose prose in these group sessions with a variety of activities.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Oil Painting – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your techniques in brush work, colour mixing and composition design. Use and interpret famous paintings into your own transcriptions. Journey through the history of Art in paintings as you learn about artists in group discussions. Be supported to increase your confidence and ability in this calm and fully resourced Art studio environment with artists on hard to advice and coach your skills.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Guitar Tuition Beginners – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Pick up a guitar and try your hand at a different song each week. Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and fingerpicking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Experienced Musicians Jam – Songwriting – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Enter in a fully equipped, ready to record studio. Use your existing skills to collaborate with like-minded musicians to develop your skills and ideas, get creative with this easy going jam.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Guitar Tuition Improvers – Group Course – 14:00 – 15:30 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and finger picking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018

Thursday 6 September

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Yoga For The Mind (September) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 06/09/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This Yoga class has a strong emphasis on the breath. This is a supportive session where you can move and learn at your own pace. Suitable for beginners and for people who are familiar with yoga techniques. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Jewellery Making with Polymer Clay – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 30/08/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Join us for some Jewellery making using Polymer clay as our medium. In this class we will cover all the basics of working with polymer clay to make beads and other shapes. Once it is cooked in the oven and it has hardened up, it can produce amazing results. You don't need to have any experiences or be creative, just the desire to trying something new.


In Progress: 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Ceramics and Claywork – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A fantastic opportunity to develop and create your own ceramic pieces. Learn how to work with your hands to create sculptures, ornaments, and designs using different forms of technique and clay. Further your skills by trying your throwing skills and experiment with the wheel to create pots, places and bowls.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Digital and Social Media Computing Skills – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Empower yourself as an artist, musician or writer by creating a web presence that defines and promotes your individual voice. Social media has given artists more control over their career than any point in history and this course is designed to explore the opportunities now available. Using platforms such as bandcamp, blogspot, Blurb, Wix, soundcloud, youtube and facebook. Release electronic books, music and use internet based services to manufacture hard copies.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Green Care – Landscape Gardens – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 06/09/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Come along to our beautiful horticulture site! Sessions will cover food growing, seed sowing and collection, plant propagation and much much more.


In Progress: 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 18/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Kit Drumming – Group Course – 15:00 – 16:00 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

1:1 Tuition to develop your technique and confidence to play in the studio with others, the tutor has a diverse set of skills to teach you various techniques and musical styles & rhythms.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018

Friday 7 September

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Event type: Recovery, Sewing For Recovery – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Tears in your clothes? Need a new wardrobe? Then come by and learn how to mend your clothes and make new garments.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Acupuncture – Drop In – 09:00 – 11:00 (started on 13/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Join us for our acupuncture drop in sessions which take place every fortnight. This may help you to feel more relaxed and able to deal with everyday challenges by alleviating stress and tension. Regular treatments may contribute to improved wellbeing so enjoy the drop ins, and be more at peace in those moments of relaxation!


In Progress: 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Talk – Drop In – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Like to Chat? Come along every week for an hours session over hot drinks and snacks. We will have a themed discussion each week. Please Note: The first Friday of each month the Mind User Group takes place instead of Time To Talk.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, The Soup Lounge – Drop In – 13:30 – 14:15 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come in for our free weekly soup from around the globe whilst listening to world music.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Self Hypnosis – Group Course – 11:00 – 13:00 (started on 07/09/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Learn a clear and simple process for getting into a deeply relaxed state through Self Hypnosis, using positive suggestions and visualizations to help achieve your goals. This course is aimed at people experiencing stress, anxiety and sleeping problems. You will get a chance to practice techniques to help you manage your problems. Dispels the myths surrounding hypnosis.


In Progress: 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Textiles and Fashion – Group Course – 11:30 – 14:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Create textiles using a range of fashion garments and soft furnishings. Design, and tailor your own styles or creative ideas. Be inspired by others in the group. Learn the skills of applique, embroidery, printmaking and create something truly unique.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018, 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Songwriting – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

In this session you can learn how to construct and write music lyrics for your In this session you can learn how to construct and write music lyrics for your songs. You will have the opportunity to experiment with creating sounds and playing in a group as well as sharing creative ideas. Practical demonstrations will be given; course includes structure, lyrics, melody, harmony and rhythm.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018. 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Printmaking Techniques – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

In this course learners will explore the art of relief print, using reduction or multi block techniques to produce an edition of their own design incorporating 2-3 different colours. The result will be producing a box-set of finished work and developing at a pace which suits your skill level.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018. 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018

Monday 10 September

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Gentle Yoga (September) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 03/09/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

A variety of stretches that will help to build your strength, flexibility and stamina. These calming sessions are specially designed to relax and de-stress you. The class is suitable for mixed abilities. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 03/09/2018, 10/09/2018, 17/09/2018, 24/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Understanding Anxiety – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:30 (started on 10/09/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

We all experience some form of anxiety in our day-to-day lives, but what do we really know about it? Anxiety Disorders are amongst the most commonly diagnosed by GPs but anxiety is also a feature of milder day to day worries. This workshop aims to increase our understanding of Anxiety by addressing the question, why do we feel anxious? We will look at how anxiety manifests in the body and in the mind and at ways to keep anxiety in check. There will be an opportunity to share experiences and hear about how other people cope.


In Progress: 10/09/2018

Tuesday 11 September

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Club Core Poetry and Music Wellbeing Event 2018 – Drop In – 18:30-21:30 (started on 09/01/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St. Barnabas Terrace, Homerton, E9 6DJ

Performance evening promoting positive mental health, new poetry and musical material can be tested in confidence with a friendly environment. As part of the ethos and membership support and showcase talent to one another and invited guest performances.


In Progress: 09/01/2017, 13/02/2018, 13/03/2018, 10/04/2018, 08/05/2018, 12/06/2018, 10/07/2018, 14/08/2018, 11/09/2018, 09/10/2018
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Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness for Wellbeing – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 04/09/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8 - 10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

Please note this course is only open for the first 2 sessions, if you wish to join the group after these sessions please do get in touch and we can let you know about the next available course. Participants are asked to not miss more than two sessions during the 8 weeks, if at all possible, as otherwise it will be tough to keep up with and make the most of the course. The course will develop your innate capacity for present moment awareness and kindness for the benefit of your mental and physical wellbeing. You will be enhancing these capacities as well as learning new skills and ways to integrate these to your daily life. You will learn to recognise unhelpful patterns of the mind and begin to develop new ways of responding. The course supports the development of more helpful responses to our experience, including difficult mental, emotional or physical experiences, and begins to open possibilities for a kinder relationship to self. You will be invited to practice in your own time in the week in between sessions. Suitable for participants on the wellbeing pathway, including newcomers. The sessions include guided mindfulness practices such as the body scan, sitting and movement practices, mindful walking, reflection and learning through group dialogue.


In Progress: 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Relax – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 03/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

An Opportunity for clients to drop by for a calming massage or acupuncture by a professional masseuse and also to socialise with light refreshments with fellow service users and network staff.


In Progress: 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018, 31/07/2018, 07/08/2018, 14/07/2018, 21/07/2018, 28/07/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Pilates (September) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 04/09/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Keyboard Tuition – Group Course – 17:00 – 18:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your keyboard skills and technique in this group class, musicians will have the opportunity to have 1:1 support and then rehearse what has been learnt and meet other people interested in learning Keyboard/piano.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Introduction to Music Production – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

The aim of this course is to create and record music, using music technology (Apple/ Logic) assisted by the tutor. You will develop existing skills or learning from scratch using state of the art equipment. learners will be encouraged to follow the learning method they prefer, make original pieces and keep CD recordings of their work at their own pace. You will meet other like-minded music creatives and learn skills adaptable for home recording or further courses.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Art Techniques & Materials – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A focused session exploring a variety of Art techniques, tools, and a range of Art Materials. Learn about how paints are made and the differences across mediums and learn about yourself as an Artist through exploration and playful activities.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Lifedrawing – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London E9 6DJ

This structured workshop replicates an art school environment in which new techniques are discussed & explored each week. Learners will be pushed to developed their techniques and challenged about their work- the session ends with an optional script and constructive feedback.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018

Wednesday 12 September

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Evening Pilates (September) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 05/09/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Create It Yourself – Sewing – Home Decoration – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 05/09/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This 4 week course, open to beginners and those with an intermediate knowledge of using a sewing machine, will see you design, construct, create and decorate 2 types of bags for your own personal use. Learn how to use a sewing machine and to attach a zip or button to complete your design. The course will leave you with a huge sense of achievement and an item that you can keep & display in the home!


In Progress: 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Leathercraft and Accessories Design – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Design and make your own accessories using various design techniques and materials. This course offers a leathercraft skills and fashion design experience - create bags, belts, badges, and much much more! Absolute beginners can start and quickly learn to create organic and sophisticated shapes and garments to wear or sell your wares.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Poetry and Creative Writing – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Explore your imagination and bring your thoughts to life through creative writing and poetry performance. Develop your repertoire & literacy skills and improve your confidence to read & compose prose in these group sessions with a variety of activities.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Oil Painting – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your techniques in brush work, colour mixing and composition design. Use and interpret famous paintings into your own transcriptions. Journey through the history of Art in paintings as you learn about artists in group discussions. Be supported to increase your confidence and ability in this calm and fully resourced Art studio environment with artists on hard to advice and coach your skills.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Guitar Tuition Beginners – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Pick up a guitar and try your hand at a different song each week. Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and fingerpicking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Experienced Musicians Jam – Songwriting – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Enter in a fully equipped, ready to record studio. Use your existing skills to collaborate with like-minded musicians to develop your skills and ideas, get creative with this easy going jam.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Guitar Tuition Improvers – Group Course – 14:00 – 15:30 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and finger picking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018

Thursday 13 September

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Yoga For The Mind (September) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 06/09/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This Yoga class has a strong emphasis on the breath. This is a supportive session where you can move and learn at your own pace. Suitable for beginners and for people who are familiar with yoga techniques. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Jewellery Making with Polymer Clay – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 30/08/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Join us for some Jewellery making using Polymer clay as our medium. In this class we will cover all the basics of working with polymer clay to make beads and other shapes. Once it is cooked in the oven and it has hardened up, it can produce amazing results. You don't need to have any experiences or be creative, just the desire to trying something new.


In Progress: 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Ceramics and Claywork – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A fantastic opportunity to develop and create your own ceramic pieces. Learn how to work with your hands to create sculptures, ornaments, and designs using different forms of technique and clay. Further your skills by trying your throwing skills and experiment with the wheel to create pots, places and bowls.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Digital and Social Media Computing Skills – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Empower yourself as an artist, musician or writer by creating a web presence that defines and promotes your individual voice. Social media has given artists more control over their career than any point in history and this course is designed to explore the opportunities now available. Using platforms such as bandcamp, blogspot, Blurb, Wix, soundcloud, youtube and facebook. Release electronic books, music and use internet based services to manufacture hard copies.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Green Care – Landscape Gardens – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 06/09/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Come along to our beautiful horticulture site! Sessions will cover food growing, seed sowing and collection, plant propagation and much much more.


In Progress: 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 18/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Kit Drumming – Group Course – 15:00 – 16:00 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

1:1 Tuition to develop your technique and confidence to play in the studio with others, the tutor has a diverse set of skills to teach you various techniques and musical styles & rhythms.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018

Friday 14 September

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Event type: Recovery, Sewing For Recovery – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Tears in your clothes? Need a new wardrobe? Then come by and learn how to mend your clothes and make new garments.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Acupuncture – Drop In – 09:00 – 11:00 (started on 13/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Join us for our acupuncture drop in sessions which take place every fortnight. This may help you to feel more relaxed and able to deal with everyday challenges by alleviating stress and tension. Regular treatments may contribute to improved wellbeing so enjoy the drop ins, and be more at peace in those moments of relaxation!


In Progress: 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Talk – Drop In – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Like to Chat? Come along every week for an hours session over hot drinks and snacks. We will have a themed discussion each week. Please Note: The first Friday of each month the Mind User Group takes place instead of Time To Talk.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, The Soup Lounge – Drop In – 13:30 – 14:15 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come in for our free weekly soup from around the globe whilst listening to world music.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Self Hypnosis – Group Course – 11:00 – 13:00 (started on 07/09/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Learn a clear and simple process for getting into a deeply relaxed state through Self Hypnosis, using positive suggestions and visualizations to help achieve your goals. This course is aimed at people experiencing stress, anxiety and sleeping problems. You will get a chance to practice techniques to help you manage your problems. Dispels the myths surrounding hypnosis.


In Progress: 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Textiles and Fashion – Group Course – 11:30 – 14:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Create textiles using a range of fashion garments and soft furnishings. Design, and tailor your own styles or creative ideas. Be inspired by others in the group. Learn the skills of applique, embroidery, printmaking and create something truly unique.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018, 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Songwriting – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

In this session you can learn how to construct and write music lyrics for your In this session you can learn how to construct and write music lyrics for your songs. You will have the opportunity to experiment with creating sounds and playing in a group as well as sharing creative ideas. Practical demonstrations will be given; course includes structure, lyrics, melody, harmony and rhythm.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018. 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Printmaking Techniques – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

In this course learners will explore the art of relief print, using reduction or multi block techniques to produce an edition of their own design incorporating 2-3 different colours. The result will be producing a box-set of finished work and developing at a pace which suits your skill level.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018. 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018

Monday 17 September

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Gentle Yoga (September) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 03/09/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

A variety of stretches that will help to build your strength, flexibility and stamina. These calming sessions are specially designed to relax and de-stress you. The class is suitable for mixed abilities. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 03/09/2018, 10/09/2018, 17/09/2018, 24/09/2018

Tuesday 18 September

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Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness for Wellbeing – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 04/09/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8 - 10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

Please note this course is only open for the first 2 sessions, if you wish to join the group after these sessions please do get in touch and we can let you know about the next available course. Participants are asked to not miss more than two sessions during the 8 weeks, if at all possible, as otherwise it will be tough to keep up with and make the most of the course. The course will develop your innate capacity for present moment awareness and kindness for the benefit of your mental and physical wellbeing. You will be enhancing these capacities as well as learning new skills and ways to integrate these to your daily life. You will learn to recognise unhelpful patterns of the mind and begin to develop new ways of responding. The course supports the development of more helpful responses to our experience, including difficult mental, emotional or physical experiences, and begins to open possibilities for a kinder relationship to self. You will be invited to practice in your own time in the week in between sessions. Suitable for participants on the wellbeing pathway, including newcomers. The sessions include guided mindfulness practices such as the body scan, sitting and movement practices, mindful walking, reflection and learning through group dialogue.


In Progress: 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Relax – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 03/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

An Opportunity for clients to drop by for a calming massage or acupuncture by a professional masseuse and also to socialise with light refreshments with fellow service users and network staff.


In Progress: 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018, 31/07/2018, 07/08/2018, 14/07/2018, 21/07/2018, 28/07/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Pilates (September) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 04/09/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Create It Yourself – Eye Pillows & Herbal Tea – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 18/09/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

WEEK 1: Make your own eye pillow An Eye Pillow is typically a small bag filled with flax seeds. It is placed over your eyes when you lie on your back applying light pressure on the eyeballs. It is a humble yet powerful healing tool, especially when it comes to balancing the nervous system. In this 2 hour workshop you will learn more about the benefits of using an eye pillow. It can be used anytime you feel anxious , stressed or perhaps to help you feel more grounding. It is also a natural sleeping aid. You will make your own eye pillow by choosing your own soft fabric and filling it with flax seeds and gorgeous dried Lavender. It is also a great accessory for all the Yoga practitioners out there! WEEK 2: Make your own Herbal Tea. Tea is a perfectly simple way to access the health benefits of herbs. The quiet ritual of preparing and sipping a cup of tea is a wonderfully relaxing and peaceful practice. Creating your own tea blends is easy and much less expensive than buying some of the pre-made bags at the store. In this 2 hour workshop, you will allow your senses to explore the various aroma and taste of different restorative herbs. To help you we have created a herb personality profile to help you find the herb that resonates the most with you. Create your own blend and take it home with you.


In Progress: 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Keyboard Tuition – Group Course – 17:00 – 18:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your keyboard skills and technique in this group class, musicians will have the opportunity to have 1:1 support and then rehearse what has been learnt and meet other people interested in learning Keyboard/piano.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Introduction to Music Production – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

The aim of this course is to create and record music, using music technology (Apple/ Logic) assisted by the tutor. You will develop existing skills or learning from scratch using state of the art equipment. learners will be encouraged to follow the learning method they prefer, make original pieces and keep CD recordings of their work at their own pace. You will meet other like-minded music creatives and learn skills adaptable for home recording or further courses.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Art Techniques & Materials – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A focused session exploring a variety of Art techniques, tools, and a range of Art Materials. Learn about how paints are made and the differences across mediums and learn about yourself as an Artist through exploration and playful activities.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Lifedrawing – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London E9 6DJ

This structured workshop replicates an art school environment in which new techniques are discussed & explored each week. Learners will be pushed to developed their techniques and challenged about their work- the session ends with an optional script and constructive feedback.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018

Wednesday 19 September

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Evening Pilates (September) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 05/09/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Create It Yourself – Sewing – Home Decoration – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 05/09/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This 4 week course, open to beginners and those with an intermediate knowledge of using a sewing machine, will see you design, construct, create and decorate 2 types of bags for your own personal use. Learn how to use a sewing machine and to attach a zip or button to complete your design. The course will leave you with a huge sense of achievement and an item that you can keep & display in the home!


In Progress: 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Leathercraft and Accessories Design – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Design and make your own accessories using various design techniques and materials. This course offers a leathercraft skills and fashion design experience - create bags, belts, badges, and much much more! Absolute beginners can start and quickly learn to create organic and sophisticated shapes and garments to wear or sell your wares.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Poetry and Creative Writing – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Explore your imagination and bring your thoughts to life through creative writing and poetry performance. Develop your repertoire & literacy skills and improve your confidence to read & compose prose in these group sessions with a variety of activities.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Oil Painting – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your techniques in brush work, colour mixing and composition design. Use and interpret famous paintings into your own transcriptions. Journey through the history of Art in paintings as you learn about artists in group discussions. Be supported to increase your confidence and ability in this calm and fully resourced Art studio environment with artists on hard to advice and coach your skills.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Guitar Tuition Beginners – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Pick up a guitar and try your hand at a different song each week. Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and fingerpicking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Experienced Musicians Jam – Songwriting – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Enter in a fully equipped, ready to record studio. Use your existing skills to collaborate with like-minded musicians to develop your skills and ideas, get creative with this easy going jam.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Guitar Tuition Improvers – Group Course – 14:00 – 15:30 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and finger picking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018

Thursday 20 September

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Yoga For The Mind (September) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 06/09/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This Yoga class has a strong emphasis on the breath. This is a supportive session where you can move and learn at your own pace. Suitable for beginners and for people who are familiar with yoga techniques. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Jewellery Making with Polymer Clay – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 30/08/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Join us for some Jewellery making using Polymer clay as our medium. In this class we will cover all the basics of working with polymer clay to make beads and other shapes. Once it is cooked in the oven and it has hardened up, it can produce amazing results. You don't need to have any experiences or be creative, just the desire to trying something new.


In Progress: 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Ceramics and Claywork – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A fantastic opportunity to develop and create your own ceramic pieces. Learn how to work with your hands to create sculptures, ornaments, and designs using different forms of technique and clay. Further your skills by trying your throwing skills and experiment with the wheel to create pots, places and bowls.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Digital and Social Media Computing Skills – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Empower yourself as an artist, musician or writer by creating a web presence that defines and promotes your individual voice. Social media has given artists more control over their career than any point in history and this course is designed to explore the opportunities now available. Using platforms such as bandcamp, blogspot, Blurb, Wix, soundcloud, youtube and facebook. Release electronic books, music and use internet based services to manufacture hard copies.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Green Care – Landscape Gardens – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 06/09/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Come along to our beautiful horticulture site! Sessions will cover food growing, seed sowing and collection, plant propagation and much much more.


In Progress: 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 18/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Kit Drumming – Group Course – 15:00 – 16:00 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

1:1 Tuition to develop your technique and confidence to play in the studio with others, the tutor has a diverse set of skills to teach you various techniques and musical styles & rhythms.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018

Friday 21 September

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Event type: Recovery, Sewing For Recovery – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Tears in your clothes? Need a new wardrobe? Then come by and learn how to mend your clothes and make new garments.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Acupuncture – Drop In – 09:00 – 11:00 (started on 13/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Join us for our acupuncture drop in sessions which take place every fortnight. This may help you to feel more relaxed and able to deal with everyday challenges by alleviating stress and tension. Regular treatments may contribute to improved wellbeing so enjoy the drop ins, and be more at peace in those moments of relaxation!


In Progress: 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Talk – Drop In – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Like to Chat? Come along every week for an hours session over hot drinks and snacks. We will have a themed discussion each week. Please Note: The first Friday of each month the Mind User Group takes place instead of Time To Talk.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, The Soup Lounge – Drop In – 13:30 – 14:15 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come in for our free weekly soup from around the globe whilst listening to world music.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Self Hypnosis – Group Course – 11:00 – 13:00 (started on 07/09/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Learn a clear and simple process for getting into a deeply relaxed state through Self Hypnosis, using positive suggestions and visualizations to help achieve your goals. This course is aimed at people experiencing stress, anxiety and sleeping problems. You will get a chance to practice techniques to help you manage your problems. Dispels the myths surrounding hypnosis.


In Progress: 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Textiles and Fashion – Group Course – 11:30 – 14:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Create textiles using a range of fashion garments and soft furnishings. Design, and tailor your own styles or creative ideas. Be inspired by others in the group. Learn the skills of applique, embroidery, printmaking and create something truly unique.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018, 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Songwriting – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

In this session you can learn how to construct and write music lyrics for your In this session you can learn how to construct and write music lyrics for your songs. You will have the opportunity to experiment with creating sounds and playing in a group as well as sharing creative ideas. Practical demonstrations will be given; course includes structure, lyrics, melody, harmony and rhythm.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018. 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Printmaking Techniques – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

In this course learners will explore the art of relief print, using reduction or multi block techniques to produce an edition of their own design incorporating 2-3 different colours. The result will be producing a box-set of finished work and developing at a pace which suits your skill level.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018. 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018

Monday 24 September

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Gentle Yoga (September) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 03/09/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

A variety of stretches that will help to build your strength, flexibility and stamina. These calming sessions are specially designed to relax and de-stress you. The class is suitable for mixed abilities. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 03/09/2018, 10/09/2018, 17/09/2018, 24/09/2018

Tuesday 25 September

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Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness for Wellbeing – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 04/09/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8 - 10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

Please note this course is only open for the first 2 sessions, if you wish to join the group after these sessions please do get in touch and we can let you know about the next available course. Participants are asked to not miss more than two sessions during the 8 weeks, if at all possible, as otherwise it will be tough to keep up with and make the most of the course. The course will develop your innate capacity for present moment awareness and kindness for the benefit of your mental and physical wellbeing. You will be enhancing these capacities as well as learning new skills and ways to integrate these to your daily life. You will learn to recognise unhelpful patterns of the mind and begin to develop new ways of responding. The course supports the development of more helpful responses to our experience, including difficult mental, emotional or physical experiences, and begins to open possibilities for a kinder relationship to self. You will be invited to practice in your own time in the week in between sessions. Suitable for participants on the wellbeing pathway, including newcomers. The sessions include guided mindfulness practices such as the body scan, sitting and movement practices, mindful walking, reflection and learning through group dialogue.


In Progress: 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Relax – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 03/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

An Opportunity for clients to drop by for a calming massage or acupuncture by a professional masseuse and also to socialise with light refreshments with fellow service users and network staff.


In Progress: 03/07/2018, 10/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 24/07/2018, 31/07/2018, 07/08/2018, 14/07/2018, 21/07/2018, 28/07/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Pilates (September) – Group Course – 10:30 – 11:30 (started on 04/09/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Create It Yourself – Eye Pillows & Herbal Tea – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 18/09/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

WEEK 1: Make your own eye pillow An Eye Pillow is typically a small bag filled with flax seeds. It is placed over your eyes when you lie on your back applying light pressure on the eyeballs. It is a humble yet powerful healing tool, especially when it comes to balancing the nervous system. In this 2 hour workshop you will learn more about the benefits of using an eye pillow. It can be used anytime you feel anxious , stressed or perhaps to help you feel more grounding. It is also a natural sleeping aid. You will make your own eye pillow by choosing your own soft fabric and filling it with flax seeds and gorgeous dried Lavender. It is also a great accessory for all the Yoga practitioners out there! WEEK 2: Make your own Herbal Tea. Tea is a perfectly simple way to access the health benefits of herbs. The quiet ritual of preparing and sipping a cup of tea is a wonderfully relaxing and peaceful practice. Creating your own tea blends is easy and much less expensive than buying some of the pre-made bags at the store. In this 2 hour workshop, you will allow your senses to explore the various aroma and taste of different restorative herbs. To help you we have created a herb personality profile to help you find the herb that resonates the most with you. Create your own blend and take it home with you.


In Progress: 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Keyboard Tuition – Group Course – 17:00 – 18:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your keyboard skills and technique in this group class, musicians will have the opportunity to have 1:1 support and then rehearse what has been learnt and meet other people interested in learning Keyboard/piano.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Introduction to Music Production – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

The aim of this course is to create and record music, using music technology (Apple/ Logic) assisted by the tutor. You will develop existing skills or learning from scratch using state of the art equipment. learners will be encouraged to follow the learning method they prefer, make original pieces and keep CD recordings of their work at their own pace. You will meet other like-minded music creatives and learn skills adaptable for home recording or further courses.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Art Techniques & Materials – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A focused session exploring a variety of Art techniques, tools, and a range of Art Materials. Learn about how paints are made and the differences across mediums and learn about yourself as an Artist through exploration and playful activities.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Lifedrawing – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London E9 6DJ

This structured workshop replicates an art school environment in which new techniques are discussed & explored each week. Learners will be pushed to developed their techniques and challenged about their work- the session ends with an optional script and constructive feedback.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018

Wednesday 26 September

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Shoreditch Trust Evening Pilates (September) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 05/09/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Pilates is a gentle exercise class that will help you improve your posture and strengthen your core muscle. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in your body in a balanced fashion. It requires concentration in finding a centre point to control your body through movement. Suitable for beginners.


In Progress: 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Create It Yourself – Sewing – Home Decoration – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 05/09/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This 4 week course, open to beginners and those with an intermediate knowledge of using a sewing machine, will see you design, construct, create and decorate 2 types of bags for your own personal use. Learn how to use a sewing machine and to attach a zip or button to complete your design. The course will leave you with a huge sense of achievement and an item that you can keep & display in the home!


In Progress: 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Leathercraft and Accessories Design – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Design and make your own accessories using various design techniques and materials. This course offers a leathercraft skills and fashion design experience - create bags, belts, badges, and much much more! Absolute beginners can start and quickly learn to create organic and sophisticated shapes and garments to wear or sell your wares.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Poetry and Creative Writing – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Explore your imagination and bring your thoughts to life through creative writing and poetry performance. Develop your repertoire & literacy skills and improve your confidence to read & compose prose in these group sessions with a variety of activities.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Oil Painting – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your techniques in brush work, colour mixing and composition design. Use and interpret famous paintings into your own transcriptions. Journey through the history of Art in paintings as you learn about artists in group discussions. Be supported to increase your confidence and ability in this calm and fully resourced Art studio environment with artists on hard to advice and coach your skills.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Guitar Tuition Beginners – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Pick up a guitar and try your hand at a different song each week. Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and fingerpicking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Experienced Musicians Jam – Songwriting – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Enter in a fully equipped, ready to record studio. Use your existing skills to collaborate with like-minded musicians to develop your skills and ideas, get creative with this easy going jam.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Guitar Tuition Improvers – Group Course – 14:00 – 15:30 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and finger picking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018

Thursday 27 September

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Yoga For The Mind (September) – Group Course – 18:00 – 19:00 (started on 06/09/2018)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

This Yoga class has a strong emphasis on the breath. This is a supportive session where you can move and learn at your own pace. Suitable for beginners and for people who are familiar with yoga techniques. Yoga mats are available for use during the class.


In Progress: 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Jewellery Making with Polymer Clay – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 30/08/2018)
Event Type: Daily Living,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Join us for some Jewellery making using Polymer clay as our medium. In this class we will cover all the basics of working with polymer clay to make beads and other shapes. Once it is cooked in the oven and it has hardened up, it can produce amazing results. You don't need to have any experiences or be creative, just the desire to trying something new.


In Progress: 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Ceramics and Claywork – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A fantastic opportunity to develop and create your own ceramic pieces. Learn how to work with your hands to create sculptures, ornaments, and designs using different forms of technique and clay. Further your skills by trying your throwing skills and experiment with the wheel to create pots, places and bowls.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Digital and Social Media Computing Skills – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Empower yourself as an artist, musician or writer by creating a web presence that defines and promotes your individual voice. Social media has given artists more control over their career than any point in history and this course is designed to explore the opportunities now available. Using platforms such as bandcamp, blogspot, Blurb, Wix, soundcloud, youtube and facebook. Release electronic books, music and use internet based services to manufacture hard copies.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Green Care – Landscape Gardens – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 06/09/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Come along to our beautiful horticulture site! Sessions will cover food growing, seed sowing and collection, plant propagation and much much more.


In Progress: 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 18/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Kit Drumming – Group Course – 15:00 – 16:00 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

1:1 Tuition to develop your technique and confidence to play in the studio with others, the tutor has a diverse set of skills to teach you various techniques and musical styles & rhythms.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018

Friday 28 September

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Event type: Recovery, Sewing For Recovery – Drop In – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Tears in your clothes? Need a new wardrobe? Then come by and learn how to mend your clothes and make new garments.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Acupuncture – Drop In – 09:00 – 11:00 (started on 13/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Join us for our acupuncture drop in sessions which take place every fortnight. This may help you to feel more relaxed and able to deal with everyday challenges by alleviating stress and tension. Regular treatments may contribute to improved wellbeing so enjoy the drop ins, and be more at peace in those moments of relaxation!


In Progress: 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Time To Talk – Drop In – 12:30 – 14:30 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Like to Chat? Come along every week for an hours session over hot drinks and snacks. We will have a themed discussion each week. Please Note: The first Friday of each month the Mind User Group takes place instead of Time To Talk.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, The Soup Lounge – Drop In – 13:30 – 14:15 (started on 06/07/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
City and Hackney Mind
15a Homerton Row, London, E9 6ED

Come in for our free weekly soup from around the globe whilst listening to world music.


In Progress: 06/07/2018, 13/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 27/07/2018, 03/08/2018, 10/08/2018, 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Self Hypnosis – Group Course – 11:00 – 13:00 (started on 07/09/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street, London, N1 6JP

Learn a clear and simple process for getting into a deeply relaxed state through Self Hypnosis, using positive suggestions and visualizations to help achieve your goals. This course is aimed at people experiencing stress, anxiety and sleeping problems. You will get a chance to practice techniques to help you manage your problems. Dispels the myths surrounding hypnosis.


In Progress: 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Textiles and Fashion – Group Course – 11:30 – 14:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Create textiles using a range of fashion garments and soft furnishings. Design, and tailor your own styles or creative ideas. Be inspired by others in the group. Learn the skills of applique, embroidery, printmaking and create something truly unique.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018, 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Songwriting – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

In this session you can learn how to construct and write music lyrics for your In this session you can learn how to construct and write music lyrics for your songs. You will have the opportunity to experiment with creating sounds and playing in a group as well as sharing creative ideas. Practical demonstrations will be given; course includes structure, lyrics, melody, harmony and rhythm.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018. 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Printmaking Techniques – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

In this course learners will explore the art of relief print, using reduction or multi block techniques to produce an edition of their own design incorporating 2-3 different colours. The result will be producing a box-set of finished work and developing at a pace which suits your skill level.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018. 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018

Tuesday 2 October

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Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness for Wellbeing – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 04/09/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8 - 10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

Please note this course is only open for the first 2 sessions, if you wish to join the group after these sessions please do get in touch and we can let you know about the next available course. Participants are asked to not miss more than two sessions during the 8 weeks, if at all possible, as otherwise it will be tough to keep up with and make the most of the course. The course will develop your innate capacity for present moment awareness and kindness for the benefit of your mental and physical wellbeing. You will be enhancing these capacities as well as learning new skills and ways to integrate these to your daily life. You will learn to recognise unhelpful patterns of the mind and begin to develop new ways of responding. The course supports the development of more helpful responses to our experience, including difficult mental, emotional or physical experiences, and begins to open possibilities for a kinder relationship to self. You will be invited to practice in your own time in the week in between sessions. Suitable for participants on the wellbeing pathway, including newcomers. The sessions include guided mindfulness practices such as the body scan, sitting and movement practices, mindful walking, reflection and learning through group dialogue.


In Progress: 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Keyboard Tuition – Group Course – 17:00 – 18:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your keyboard skills and technique in this group class, musicians will have the opportunity to have 1:1 support and then rehearse what has been learnt and meet other people interested in learning Keyboard/piano.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Introduction to Music Production – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

The aim of this course is to create and record music, using music technology (Apple/ Logic) assisted by the tutor. You will develop existing skills or learning from scratch using state of the art equipment. learners will be encouraged to follow the learning method they prefer, make original pieces and keep CD recordings of their work at their own pace. You will meet other like-minded music creatives and learn skills adaptable for home recording or further courses.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Art Techniques & Materials – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A focused session exploring a variety of Art techniques, tools, and a range of Art Materials. Learn about how paints are made and the differences across mediums and learn about yourself as an Artist through exploration and playful activities.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Lifedrawing – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London E9 6DJ

This structured workshop replicates an art school environment in which new techniques are discussed & explored each week. Learners will be pushed to developed their techniques and challenged about their work- the session ends with an optional script and constructive feedback.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018

Wednesday 3 October

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Leathercraft and Accessories Design – Group Course – 14:00 – 16:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Design and make your own accessories using various design techniques and materials. This course offers a leathercraft skills and fashion design experience - create bags, belts, badges, and much much more! Absolute beginners can start and quickly learn to create organic and sophisticated shapes and garments to wear or sell your wares.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Poetry and Creative Writing – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Explore your imagination and bring your thoughts to life through creative writing and poetry performance. Develop your repertoire & literacy skills and improve your confidence to read & compose prose in these group sessions with a variety of activities.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Oil Painting – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your techniques in brush work, colour mixing and composition design. Use and interpret famous paintings into your own transcriptions. Journey through the history of Art in paintings as you learn about artists in group discussions. Be supported to increase your confidence and ability in this calm and fully resourced Art studio environment with artists on hard to advice and coach your skills.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Guitar Tuition Beginners – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:00 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Pick up a guitar and try your hand at a different song each week. Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and fingerpicking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Experienced Musicians Jam – Songwriting – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Enter in a fully equipped, ready to record studio. Use your existing skills to collaborate with like-minded musicians to develop your skills and ideas, get creative with this easy going jam.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Guitar Tuition Improvers – Group Course – 14:00 – 15:30 (started on 15/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your technique as a guitarist, in this supportive group setting. Develop chords, tuning your guitar, open strings and finger picking patterns. Guitars are provided.


In Progress: 15/08/2018, 22/08/2018, 29/08/2018, 05/09/2018, 12/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 26/09/2018, 03/10/2018, 10/10/2018, 17/10/2018, 24/10/2018, 31/10/2018

Thursday 4 October

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Ceramics and Claywork – Group Course – 14:00 – 17:00 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A fantastic opportunity to develop and create your own ceramic pieces. Learn how to work with your hands to create sculptures, ornaments, and designs using different forms of technique and clay. Further your skills by trying your throwing skills and experiment with the wheel to create pots, places and bowls.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Digital and Social Media Computing Skills – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Empower yourself as an artist, musician or writer by creating a web presence that defines and promotes your individual voice. Social media has given artists more control over their career than any point in history and this course is designed to explore the opportunities now available. Using platforms such as bandcamp, blogspot, Blurb, Wix, soundcloud, youtube and facebook. Release electronic books, music and use internet based services to manufacture hard copies.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Green Care – Landscape Gardens – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 06/09/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Come along to our beautiful horticulture site! Sessions will cover food growing, seed sowing and collection, plant propagation and much much more.


In Progress: 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 18/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Kit Drumming – Group Course – 15:00 – 16:00 (started on 16/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

1:1 Tuition to develop your technique and confidence to play in the studio with others, the tutor has a diverse set of skills to teach you various techniques and musical styles & rhythms.


In Progress: 16/08/2018, 23/08/2018, 30/08/2018, 06/09/2018, 13/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 27/09/2018, 04/10/2018, 11/10/2018, 18/10/2018, 01/11/2018, 08/11/2018

Friday 5 October

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Textiles and Fashion – Group Course – 11:30 – 14:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Create textiles using a range of fashion garments and soft furnishings. Design, and tailor your own styles or creative ideas. Be inspired by others in the group. Learn the skills of applique, embroidery, printmaking and create something truly unique.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018, 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Songwriting – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

In this session you can learn how to construct and write music lyrics for your In this session you can learn how to construct and write music lyrics for your songs. You will have the opportunity to experiment with creating sounds and playing in a group as well as sharing creative ideas. Practical demonstrations will be given; course includes structure, lyrics, melody, harmony and rhythm.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018. 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Printmaking Techniques – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 17/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

In this course learners will explore the art of relief print, using reduction or multi block techniques to produce an edition of their own design incorporating 2-3 different colours. The result will be producing a box-set of finished work and developing at a pace which suits your skill level.


In Progress: 17/08/2018, 24/08/2018, 31/08/2018, 07/09/2018, 14/09/2018, 21/09/2018, 28/09/2018, 05/10/2018, 12/10/2018, 19/10/2018. 02/11/2018, 09/11/2018

Tuesday 9 October

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Club Core Poetry and Music Wellbeing Event 2018 – Drop In – 18:30-21:30 (started on 09/01/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St. Barnabas Terrace, Homerton, E9 6DJ

Performance evening promoting positive mental health, new poetry and musical material can be tested in confidence with a friendly environment. As part of the ethos and membership support and showcase talent to one another and invited guest performances.


In Progress: 09/01/2017, 13/02/2018, 13/03/2018, 10/04/2018, 08/05/2018, 12/06/2018, 10/07/2018, 14/08/2018, 11/09/2018, 09/10/2018
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Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness for Wellbeing – Group Course – 18:30 – 20:30 (started on 04/09/2018)
Event Type: Mental Health,
City and Hackney Mind
8 - 10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

Please note this course is only open for the first 2 sessions, if you wish to join the group after these sessions please do get in touch and we can let you know about the next available course. Participants are asked to not miss more than two sessions during the 8 weeks, if at all possible, as otherwise it will be tough to keep up with and make the most of the course. The course will develop your innate capacity for present moment awareness and kindness for the benefit of your mental and physical wellbeing. You will be enhancing these capacities as well as learning new skills and ways to integrate these to your daily life. You will learn to recognise unhelpful patterns of the mind and begin to develop new ways of responding. The course supports the development of more helpful responses to our experience, including difficult mental, emotional or physical experiences, and begins to open possibilities for a kinder relationship to self. You will be invited to practice in your own time in the week in between sessions. Suitable for participants on the wellbeing pathway, including newcomers. The sessions include guided mindfulness practices such as the body scan, sitting and movement practices, mindful walking, reflection and learning through group dialogue.


In Progress: 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Keyboard Tuition – Group Course – 17:00 – 18:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

Develop your keyboard skills and technique in this group class, musicians will have the opportunity to have 1:1 support and then rehearse what has been learnt and meet other people interested in learning Keyboard/piano.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Introduction to Music Production – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

The aim of this course is to create and record music, using music technology (Apple/ Logic) assisted by the tutor. You will develop existing skills or learning from scratch using state of the art equipment. learners will be encouraged to follow the learning method they prefer, make original pieces and keep CD recordings of their work at their own pace. You will meet other like-minded music creatives and learn skills adaptable for home recording or further courses.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Art Techniques & Materials – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 14/08/2018)
Event Type: Social Networks,
Core Arts
1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, E9 6DJ

A focused session exploring a variety of Art techniques, tools, and a range of Art Materials. Learn about how paints are made and the differences across mediums and learn about yourself as an Artist through exploration and playful activities.


In Progress: 14/08/2018, 21/08/2018, 28/08/2018, 04/09/2018, 11/09/2018, 18/09/2018, 25/09/2018, 02/10/2018, 09/10/2018, 16/10/2018, 23/10/2018, 30/10/2018