Monday 13 May

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Beginners Ceramics – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 13/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

The course explores clay as a material and medium. Students will learn and develop the main pottery techniques of: coiling, pinching, press moulding 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/2019


In Progress: 13/05/2019, 20/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 03/06/2019, 10/06/2019, 17/06/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 08/07/2019, 15/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, My Story in Pictures – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 13/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Over the course we will learn how to create cartoons and comics by looking at how we can use text and image together. There will be an emphasis on the therapeutic role of writing and drawing. No drawing or writing skills necessary, only a willingness to experiment. Students will be encouraged and supported to try out new ideas and techniques. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 13/05/2019, 20/05/2019, 03/06/2019, 10/06/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 08/07/2019, 15/07/2019

Tuesday 14 May

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Sculptural Ceramics – Group Course – 17:30 – 19:30 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 28/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Chi Kung – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Chi Kung (Qi Gong) is an ancient Chinese holistic health practice usually translated as 'vital energy work'. It comprises of individual slow movement exercises, static postures and meditations. This six week course will focus on practices which are energising, emotionally uplifting and encourage the development of groundedness and balance. The sessions are suitable for all fitness levels. If unable to stand exercises can be done sitting down. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Men’s Group – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

An 8-week course which aims to offer men the opportunity to talk about their lives and explore what it means to be a man. This group is open to men who want to share their struggles, support others or exchange ideas. It’s likely we’ll talk about a wide range of issues, from the challenges we face in the everyday to finding out what kind of men we want to be and why. We’ll start from weekly experiences of the members and use the group dynamic as a basis for exploration of our manhood – how we relate to what goes on outside the group, those we care about, each other and our own sense of purpose, direction and fulfilment. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Painting, Acrylics and Watercolour – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

With Mindfulness we can become aware of unhelpful habits and actively learn to be and gentler and kinder towards ourselves. With regular practice Mindfulness can help us find more ease, balance, and joy in our lives! Over the weeks we will learn valuable skills and practices that you can apply to your everyday life. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019, 23/07/2019

Wednesday 15 May

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Intermediate Ceramics – Group Course – 11:30 – 13:30 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

This course explores different surface decoration techniques used in ceramics: slips, oxides, underglazes and glazes. We will also explore painting and printing onto clay and pattern making using resist techniques, sgrafitto and sprigging. At the end of the course you will have better understanding of the variety and potential of surface decoration techniques available to use at the different stages of making and a series of finished ceramic pieces.


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019, 26/06/2019, 03/07/2019, 10/07/2019, 17/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness and Self-Care – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

In this 8 week course, we will look at how Mindfulness plays an important part in genuine self-care. Many of us are stuck in habits of pushing, judging and blaming ourselves, and even our self-care efforts can get caught up in giving us a hard time! Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019, 26/06/2019, 03/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Grow Your Own Herbs – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Understanding plant life cycles The growing and harvesting calendar Propagating herbs from seeds and cuttings Seasonal tips on how to keep your plants healthy throughout the year How to harvest, process and store herbs Urban gardening and creative use of small spaces Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019

Thursday 16 May

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mixed Media Collage – Group Course – 13:00 – 15:00 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

You will experiment with drawing, printmaking and painting techniques, combined with found images, and textures. The 10 week course will playfully guide you how to create your own powerful images and explore the history of collage. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potters Wheel Evening Group – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

In this course you will learn how to improve your existing throwing skills in a relaxed atmosphere, coached by a professional practising ceramicist. Students will be able to 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Tai Chi – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

I practice and teach in a traditional style where all the forms are rooted in ancient Chinese Martial arts. However there is no physical contact with others in our practice. We learn how to increase our strength and eventually become more focused and in control of our body. The ultimate goal is to achieve unity of body and mind and learn to move in a balanced and effortless way. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potter’s Wheel Introducton – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:30 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019

Friday 17 May

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindful Fridays – Group Course – 10:00 – 11:30 (started on 17/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

A 10 week course that explores presence as a living and breathing dynamic. Using the body as a starting point, we will take time to rediscover its natural ways of moving and how we can constantly make choices to allow this. Rhythm, time and space will provide a platform on which to experiment and play so that we can feel their effects on our system. Working with the intention of learning how to stay in contact with ourselves and surroundings while in motion and being still.  Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 17/05/2019, 24/05/2019, 07/06/2019, 14/06/2019, 21/06/2019, 28/06/2019, 05/07/2019, 12/07/2019, 19/07/2019, 26/07/2019

Monday 20 May

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Beginners Ceramics – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 13/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

The course explores clay as a material and medium. Students will learn and develop the main pottery techniques of: coiling, pinching, press moulding 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/2019


In Progress: 13/05/2019, 20/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 03/06/2019, 10/06/2019, 17/06/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 08/07/2019, 15/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, My Story in Pictures – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 13/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Over the course we will learn how to create cartoons and comics by looking at how we can use text and image together. There will be an emphasis on the therapeutic role of writing and drawing. No drawing or writing skills necessary, only a willingness to experiment. Students will be encouraged and supported to try out new ideas and techniques. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 13/05/2019, 20/05/2019, 03/06/2019, 10/06/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 08/07/2019, 15/07/2019

Tuesday 21 May

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Sculptural Ceramics – Group Course – 17:30 – 19:30 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 28/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Chi Kung – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Chi Kung (Qi Gong) is an ancient Chinese holistic health practice usually translated as 'vital energy work'. It comprises of individual slow movement exercises, static postures and meditations. This six week course will focus on practices which are energising, emotionally uplifting and encourage the development of groundedness and balance. The sessions are suitable for all fitness levels. If unable to stand exercises can be done sitting down. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Men’s Group – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

An 8-week course which aims to offer men the opportunity to talk about their lives and explore what it means to be a man. This group is open to men who want to share their struggles, support others or exchange ideas. It’s likely we’ll talk about a wide range of issues, from the challenges we face in the everyday to finding out what kind of men we want to be and why. We’ll start from weekly experiences of the members and use the group dynamic as a basis for exploration of our manhood – how we relate to what goes on outside the group, those we care about, each other and our own sense of purpose, direction and fulfilment. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Painting, Acrylics and Watercolour – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

With Mindfulness we can become aware of unhelpful habits and actively learn to be and gentler and kinder towards ourselves. With regular practice Mindfulness can help us find more ease, balance, and joy in our lives! Over the weeks we will learn valuable skills and practices that you can apply to your everyday life. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019, 23/07/2019

Wednesday 22 May

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Intermediate Ceramics – Group Course – 11:30 – 13:30 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

This course explores different surface decoration techniques used in ceramics: slips, oxides, underglazes and glazes. We will also explore painting and printing onto clay and pattern making using resist techniques, sgrafitto and sprigging. At the end of the course you will have better understanding of the variety and potential of surface decoration techniques available to use at the different stages of making and a series of finished ceramic pieces.


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019, 26/06/2019, 03/07/2019, 10/07/2019, 17/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness and Self-Care – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

In this 8 week course, we will look at how Mindfulness plays an important part in genuine self-care. Many of us are stuck in habits of pushing, judging and blaming ourselves, and even our self-care efforts can get caught up in giving us a hard time! Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019, 26/06/2019, 03/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Grow Your Own Herbs – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Understanding plant life cycles The growing and harvesting calendar Propagating herbs from seeds and cuttings Seasonal tips on how to keep your plants healthy throughout the year How to harvest, process and store herbs Urban gardening and creative use of small spaces Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019

Thursday 23 May

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mixed Media Collage – Group Course – 13:00 – 15:00 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

You will experiment with drawing, printmaking and painting techniques, combined with found images, and textures. The 10 week course will playfully guide you how to create your own powerful images and explore the history of collage. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potters Wheel Evening Group – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

In this course you will learn how to improve your existing throwing skills in a relaxed atmosphere, coached by a professional practising ceramicist. Students will be able to 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Tai Chi – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

I practice and teach in a traditional style where all the forms are rooted in ancient Chinese Martial arts. However there is no physical contact with others in our practice. We learn how to increase our strength and eventually become more focused and in control of our body. The ultimate goal is to achieve unity of body and mind and learn to move in a balanced and effortless way. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potter’s Wheel Introducton – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:30 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019

Friday 24 May

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindful Fridays – Group Course – 10:00 – 11:30 (started on 17/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

A 10 week course that explores presence as a living and breathing dynamic. Using the body as a starting point, we will take time to rediscover its natural ways of moving and how we can constantly make choices to allow this. Rhythm, time and space will provide a platform on which to experiment and play so that we can feel their effects on our system. Working with the intention of learning how to stay in contact with ourselves and surroundings while in motion and being still.  Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 17/05/2019, 24/05/2019, 07/06/2019, 14/06/2019, 21/06/2019, 28/06/2019, 05/07/2019, 12/07/2019, 19/07/2019, 26/07/2019

Monday 27 May

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Beginners Ceramics – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 13/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

The course explores clay as a material and medium. Students will learn and develop the main pottery techniques of: coiling, pinching, press moulding 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/2019


In Progress: 13/05/2019, 20/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 03/06/2019, 10/06/2019, 17/06/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 08/07/2019, 15/07/2019

Tuesday 28 May

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Sculptural Ceramics – Group Course – 17:30 – 19:30 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 28/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019

Wednesday 29 May

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Intermediate Ceramics – Group Course – 11:30 – 13:30 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

This course explores different surface decoration techniques used in ceramics: slips, oxides, underglazes and glazes. We will also explore painting and printing onto clay and pattern making using resist techniques, sgrafitto and sprigging. At the end of the course you will have better understanding of the variety and potential of surface decoration techniques available to use at the different stages of making and a series of finished ceramic pieces.


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019, 26/06/2019, 03/07/2019, 10/07/2019, 17/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness and Self-Care – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

In this 8 week course, we will look at how Mindfulness plays an important part in genuine self-care. Many of us are stuck in habits of pushing, judging and blaming ourselves, and even our self-care efforts can get caught up in giving us a hard time! Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019, 26/06/2019, 03/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Grow Your Own Herbs – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Understanding plant life cycles The growing and harvesting calendar Propagating herbs from seeds and cuttings Seasonal tips on how to keep your plants healthy throughout the year How to harvest, process and store herbs Urban gardening and creative use of small spaces Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019

Monday 3 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Beginners Ceramics – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 13/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

The course explores clay as a material and medium. Students will learn and develop the main pottery techniques of: coiling, pinching, press moulding 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/2019


In Progress: 13/05/2019, 20/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 03/06/2019, 10/06/2019, 17/06/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 08/07/2019, 15/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, My Story in Pictures – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 13/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Over the course we will learn how to create cartoons and comics by looking at how we can use text and image together. There will be an emphasis on the therapeutic role of writing and drawing. No drawing or writing skills necessary, only a willingness to experiment. Students will be encouraged and supported to try out new ideas and techniques. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 13/05/2019, 20/05/2019, 03/06/2019, 10/06/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 08/07/2019, 15/07/2019

Tuesday 4 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Sculptural Ceramics – Group Course – 17:30 – 19:30 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 28/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Chi Kung – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Chi Kung (Qi Gong) is an ancient Chinese holistic health practice usually translated as 'vital energy work'. It comprises of individual slow movement exercises, static postures and meditations. This six week course will focus on practices which are energising, emotionally uplifting and encourage the development of groundedness and balance. The sessions are suitable for all fitness levels. If unable to stand exercises can be done sitting down. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Men’s Group – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

An 8-week course which aims to offer men the opportunity to talk about their lives and explore what it means to be a man. This group is open to men who want to share their struggles, support others or exchange ideas. It’s likely we’ll talk about a wide range of issues, from the challenges we face in the everyday to finding out what kind of men we want to be and why. We’ll start from weekly experiences of the members and use the group dynamic as a basis for exploration of our manhood – how we relate to what goes on outside the group, those we care about, each other and our own sense of purpose, direction and fulfilment. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Painting, Acrylics and Watercolour – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

With Mindfulness we can become aware of unhelpful habits and actively learn to be and gentler and kinder towards ourselves. With regular practice Mindfulness can help us find more ease, balance, and joy in our lives! Over the weeks we will learn valuable skills and practices that you can apply to your everyday life. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019, 23/07/2019

Wednesday 5 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Intermediate Ceramics – Group Course – 11:30 – 13:30 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

This course explores different surface decoration techniques used in ceramics: slips, oxides, underglazes and glazes. We will also explore painting and printing onto clay and pattern making using resist techniques, sgrafitto and sprigging. At the end of the course you will have better understanding of the variety and potential of surface decoration techniques available to use at the different stages of making and a series of finished ceramic pieces.


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019, 26/06/2019, 03/07/2019, 10/07/2019, 17/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness and Self-Care – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

In this 8 week course, we will look at how Mindfulness plays an important part in genuine self-care. Many of us are stuck in habits of pushing, judging and blaming ourselves, and even our self-care efforts can get caught up in giving us a hard time! Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019, 26/06/2019, 03/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Grow Your Own Herbs – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Understanding plant life cycles The growing and harvesting calendar Propagating herbs from seeds and cuttings Seasonal tips on how to keep your plants healthy throughout the year How to harvest, process and store herbs Urban gardening and creative use of small spaces Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019

Thursday 6 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mixed Media Collage – Group Course – 13:00 – 15:00 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

You will experiment with drawing, printmaking and painting techniques, combined with found images, and textures. The 10 week course will playfully guide you how to create your own powerful images and explore the history of collage. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potters Wheel Evening Group – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

In this course you will learn how to improve your existing throwing skills in a relaxed atmosphere, coached by a professional practising ceramicist. Students will be able to 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Tai Chi – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

I practice and teach in a traditional style where all the forms are rooted in ancient Chinese Martial arts. However there is no physical contact with others in our practice. We learn how to increase our strength and eventually become more focused and in control of our body. The ultimate goal is to achieve unity of body and mind and learn to move in a balanced and effortless way. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potter’s Wheel Introducton – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:30 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019

Friday 7 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindful Fridays – Group Course – 10:00 – 11:30 (started on 17/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

A 10 week course that explores presence as a living and breathing dynamic. Using the body as a starting point, we will take time to rediscover its natural ways of moving and how we can constantly make choices to allow this. Rhythm, time and space will provide a platform on which to experiment and play so that we can feel their effects on our system. Working with the intention of learning how to stay in contact with ourselves and surroundings while in motion and being still.  Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 17/05/2019, 24/05/2019, 07/06/2019, 14/06/2019, 21/06/2019, 28/06/2019, 05/07/2019, 12/07/2019, 19/07/2019, 26/07/2019

Monday 10 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Beginners Ceramics – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 13/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

The course explores clay as a material and medium. Students will learn and develop the main pottery techniques of: coiling, pinching, press moulding 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/2019


In Progress: 13/05/2019, 20/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 03/06/2019, 10/06/2019, 17/06/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 08/07/2019, 15/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, My Story in Pictures – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 13/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Over the course we will learn how to create cartoons and comics by looking at how we can use text and image together. There will be an emphasis on the therapeutic role of writing and drawing. No drawing or writing skills necessary, only a willingness to experiment. Students will be encouraged and supported to try out new ideas and techniques. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 13/05/2019, 20/05/2019, 03/06/2019, 10/06/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 08/07/2019, 15/07/2019

Tuesday 11 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Sculptural Ceramics – Group Course – 17:30 – 19:30 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 28/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Chi Kung – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Chi Kung (Qi Gong) is an ancient Chinese holistic health practice usually translated as 'vital energy work'. It comprises of individual slow movement exercises, static postures and meditations. This six week course will focus on practices which are energising, emotionally uplifting and encourage the development of groundedness and balance. The sessions are suitable for all fitness levels. If unable to stand exercises can be done sitting down. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Men’s Group – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

An 8-week course which aims to offer men the opportunity to talk about their lives and explore what it means to be a man. This group is open to men who want to share their struggles, support others or exchange ideas. It’s likely we’ll talk about a wide range of issues, from the challenges we face in the everyday to finding out what kind of men we want to be and why. We’ll start from weekly experiences of the members and use the group dynamic as a basis for exploration of our manhood – how we relate to what goes on outside the group, those we care about, each other and our own sense of purpose, direction and fulfilment. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Painting, Acrylics and Watercolour – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

With Mindfulness we can become aware of unhelpful habits and actively learn to be and gentler and kinder towards ourselves. With regular practice Mindfulness can help us find more ease, balance, and joy in our lives! Over the weeks we will learn valuable skills and practices that you can apply to your everyday life. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019, 23/07/2019

Wednesday 12 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Intermediate Ceramics – Group Course – 11:30 – 13:30 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

This course explores different surface decoration techniques used in ceramics: slips, oxides, underglazes and glazes. We will also explore painting and printing onto clay and pattern making using resist techniques, sgrafitto and sprigging. At the end of the course you will have better understanding of the variety and potential of surface decoration techniques available to use at the different stages of making and a series of finished ceramic pieces.


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019, 26/06/2019, 03/07/2019, 10/07/2019, 17/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness and Self-Care – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

In this 8 week course, we will look at how Mindfulness plays an important part in genuine self-care. Many of us are stuck in habits of pushing, judging and blaming ourselves, and even our self-care efforts can get caught up in giving us a hard time! Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019, 26/06/2019, 03/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Grow Your Own Herbs – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Understanding plant life cycles The growing and harvesting calendar Propagating herbs from seeds and cuttings Seasonal tips on how to keep your plants healthy throughout the year How to harvest, process and store herbs Urban gardening and creative use of small spaces Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019

Thursday 13 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mixed Media Collage – Group Course – 13:00 – 15:00 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

You will experiment with drawing, printmaking and painting techniques, combined with found images, and textures. The 10 week course will playfully guide you how to create your own powerful images and explore the history of collage. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potters Wheel Evening Group – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

In this course you will learn how to improve your existing throwing skills in a relaxed atmosphere, coached by a professional practising ceramicist. Students will be able to 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Tai Chi – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

I practice and teach in a traditional style where all the forms are rooted in ancient Chinese Martial arts. However there is no physical contact with others in our practice. We learn how to increase our strength and eventually become more focused and in control of our body. The ultimate goal is to achieve unity of body and mind and learn to move in a balanced and effortless way. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potter’s Wheel Introducton – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:30 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019

Friday 14 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindful Fridays – Group Course – 10:00 – 11:30 (started on 17/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

A 10 week course that explores presence as a living and breathing dynamic. Using the body as a starting point, we will take time to rediscover its natural ways of moving and how we can constantly make choices to allow this. Rhythm, time and space will provide a platform on which to experiment and play so that we can feel their effects on our system. Working with the intention of learning how to stay in contact with ourselves and surroundings while in motion and being still.  Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 17/05/2019, 24/05/2019, 07/06/2019, 14/06/2019, 21/06/2019, 28/06/2019, 05/07/2019, 12/07/2019, 19/07/2019, 26/07/2019

Monday 17 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Beginners Ceramics – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 13/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

The course explores clay as a material and medium. Students will learn and develop the main pottery techniques of: coiling, pinching, press moulding 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/2019


In Progress: 13/05/2019, 20/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 03/06/2019, 10/06/2019, 17/06/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 08/07/2019, 15/07/2019

Tuesday 18 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Sculptural Ceramics – Group Course – 17:30 – 19:30 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 28/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Chi Kung – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Chi Kung (Qi Gong) is an ancient Chinese holistic health practice usually translated as 'vital energy work'. It comprises of individual slow movement exercises, static postures and meditations. This six week course will focus on practices which are energising, emotionally uplifting and encourage the development of groundedness and balance. The sessions are suitable for all fitness levels. If unable to stand exercises can be done sitting down. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Men’s Group – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

An 8-week course which aims to offer men the opportunity to talk about their lives and explore what it means to be a man. This group is open to men who want to share their struggles, support others or exchange ideas. It’s likely we’ll talk about a wide range of issues, from the challenges we face in the everyday to finding out what kind of men we want to be and why. We’ll start from weekly experiences of the members and use the group dynamic as a basis for exploration of our manhood – how we relate to what goes on outside the group, those we care about, each other and our own sense of purpose, direction and fulfilment. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Painting, Acrylics and Watercolour – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

With Mindfulness we can become aware of unhelpful habits and actively learn to be and gentler and kinder towards ourselves. With regular practice Mindfulness can help us find more ease, balance, and joy in our lives! Over the weeks we will learn valuable skills and practices that you can apply to your everyday life. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019, 23/07/2019

Wednesday 19 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Intermediate Ceramics – Group Course – 11:30 – 13:30 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

This course explores different surface decoration techniques used in ceramics: slips, oxides, underglazes and glazes. We will also explore painting and printing onto clay and pattern making using resist techniques, sgrafitto and sprigging. At the end of the course you will have better understanding of the variety and potential of surface decoration techniques available to use at the different stages of making and a series of finished ceramic pieces.


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019, 26/06/2019, 03/07/2019, 10/07/2019, 17/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness and Self-Care – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

In this 8 week course, we will look at how Mindfulness plays an important part in genuine self-care. Many of us are stuck in habits of pushing, judging and blaming ourselves, and even our self-care efforts can get caught up in giving us a hard time! Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019, 26/06/2019, 03/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Grow Your Own Herbs – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Understanding plant life cycles The growing and harvesting calendar Propagating herbs from seeds and cuttings Seasonal tips on how to keep your plants healthy throughout the year How to harvest, process and store herbs Urban gardening and creative use of small spaces Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019

Thursday 20 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mixed Media Collage – Group Course – 13:00 – 15:00 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

You will experiment with drawing, printmaking and painting techniques, combined with found images, and textures. The 10 week course will playfully guide you how to create your own powerful images and explore the history of collage. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potters Wheel Evening Group – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

In this course you will learn how to improve your existing throwing skills in a relaxed atmosphere, coached by a professional practising ceramicist. Students will be able to 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Tai Chi – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

I practice and teach in a traditional style where all the forms are rooted in ancient Chinese Martial arts. However there is no physical contact with others in our practice. We learn how to increase our strength and eventually become more focused and in control of our body. The ultimate goal is to achieve unity of body and mind and learn to move in a balanced and effortless way. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potter’s Wheel Introducton – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:30 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019

Friday 21 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindful Fridays – Group Course – 10:00 – 11:30 (started on 17/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

A 10 week course that explores presence as a living and breathing dynamic. Using the body as a starting point, we will take time to rediscover its natural ways of moving and how we can constantly make choices to allow this. Rhythm, time and space will provide a platform on which to experiment and play so that we can feel their effects on our system. Working with the intention of learning how to stay in contact with ourselves and surroundings while in motion and being still.  Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 17/05/2019, 24/05/2019, 07/06/2019, 14/06/2019, 21/06/2019, 28/06/2019, 05/07/2019, 12/07/2019, 19/07/2019, 26/07/2019

Monday 24 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Beginners Ceramics – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 13/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

The course explores clay as a material and medium. Students will learn and develop the main pottery techniques of: coiling, pinching, press moulding 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/2019


In Progress: 13/05/2019, 20/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 03/06/2019, 10/06/2019, 17/06/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 08/07/2019, 15/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, My Story in Pictures – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 13/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Over the course we will learn how to create cartoons and comics by looking at how we can use text and image together. There will be an emphasis on the therapeutic role of writing and drawing. No drawing or writing skills necessary, only a willingness to experiment. Students will be encouraged and supported to try out new ideas and techniques. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 13/05/2019, 20/05/2019, 03/06/2019, 10/06/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 08/07/2019, 15/07/2019

Tuesday 25 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Sculptural Ceramics – Group Course – 17:30 – 19:30 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 28/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Chi Kung – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Chi Kung (Qi Gong) is an ancient Chinese holistic health practice usually translated as 'vital energy work'. It comprises of individual slow movement exercises, static postures and meditations. This six week course will focus on practices which are energising, emotionally uplifting and encourage the development of groundedness and balance. The sessions are suitable for all fitness levels. If unable to stand exercises can be done sitting down. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Men’s Group – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

An 8-week course which aims to offer men the opportunity to talk about their lives and explore what it means to be a man. This group is open to men who want to share their struggles, support others or exchange ideas. It’s likely we’ll talk about a wide range of issues, from the challenges we face in the everyday to finding out what kind of men we want to be and why. We’ll start from weekly experiences of the members and use the group dynamic as a basis for exploration of our manhood – how we relate to what goes on outside the group, those we care about, each other and our own sense of purpose, direction and fulfilment. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Painting, Acrylics and Watercolour – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

With Mindfulness we can become aware of unhelpful habits and actively learn to be and gentler and kinder towards ourselves. With regular practice Mindfulness can help us find more ease, balance, and joy in our lives! Over the weeks we will learn valuable skills and practices that you can apply to your everyday life. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019, 23/07/2019

Wednesday 26 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Intermediate Ceramics – Group Course – 11:30 – 13:30 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

This course explores different surface decoration techniques used in ceramics: slips, oxides, underglazes and glazes. We will also explore painting and printing onto clay and pattern making using resist techniques, sgrafitto and sprigging. At the end of the course you will have better understanding of the variety and potential of surface decoration techniques available to use at the different stages of making and a series of finished ceramic pieces.


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019, 26/06/2019, 03/07/2019, 10/07/2019, 17/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness and Self-Care – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

In this 8 week course, we will look at how Mindfulness plays an important part in genuine self-care. Many of us are stuck in habits of pushing, judging and blaming ourselves, and even our self-care efforts can get caught up in giving us a hard time! Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019, 26/06/2019, 03/07/2019

Thursday 27 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mixed Media Collage – Group Course – 13:00 – 15:00 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

You will experiment with drawing, printmaking and painting techniques, combined with found images, and textures. The 10 week course will playfully guide you how to create your own powerful images and explore the history of collage. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potters Wheel Evening Group – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

In this course you will learn how to improve your existing throwing skills in a relaxed atmosphere, coached by a professional practising ceramicist. Students will be able to 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Tai Chi – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

I practice and teach in a traditional style where all the forms are rooted in ancient Chinese Martial arts. However there is no physical contact with others in our practice. We learn how to increase our strength and eventually become more focused and in control of our body. The ultimate goal is to achieve unity of body and mind and learn to move in a balanced and effortless way. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potter’s Wheel Introducton – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:30 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019

Friday 28 June

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindful Fridays – Group Course – 10:00 – 11:30 (started on 17/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

A 10 week course that explores presence as a living and breathing dynamic. Using the body as a starting point, we will take time to rediscover its natural ways of moving and how we can constantly make choices to allow this. Rhythm, time and space will provide a platform on which to experiment and play so that we can feel their effects on our system. Working with the intention of learning how to stay in contact with ourselves and surroundings while in motion and being still.  Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 17/05/2019, 24/05/2019, 07/06/2019, 14/06/2019, 21/06/2019, 28/06/2019, 05/07/2019, 12/07/2019, 19/07/2019, 26/07/2019

Monday 1 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Beginners Ceramics – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 13/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

The course explores clay as a material and medium. Students will learn and develop the main pottery techniques of: coiling, pinching, press moulding 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/2019


In Progress: 13/05/2019, 20/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 03/06/2019, 10/06/2019, 17/06/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 08/07/2019, 15/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, My Story in Pictures – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 13/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Over the course we will learn how to create cartoons and comics by looking at how we can use text and image together. There will be an emphasis on the therapeutic role of writing and drawing. No drawing or writing skills necessary, only a willingness to experiment. Students will be encouraged and supported to try out new ideas and techniques. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 13/05/2019, 20/05/2019, 03/06/2019, 10/06/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 08/07/2019, 15/07/2019

Tuesday 2 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Sculptural Ceramics – Group Course – 17:30 – 19:30 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 28/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Chi Kung – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Chi Kung (Qi Gong) is an ancient Chinese holistic health practice usually translated as 'vital energy work'. It comprises of individual slow movement exercises, static postures and meditations. This six week course will focus on practices which are energising, emotionally uplifting and encourage the development of groundedness and balance. The sessions are suitable for all fitness levels. If unable to stand exercises can be done sitting down. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Men’s Group – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

An 8-week course which aims to offer men the opportunity to talk about their lives and explore what it means to be a man. This group is open to men who want to share their struggles, support others or exchange ideas. It’s likely we’ll talk about a wide range of issues, from the challenges we face in the everyday to finding out what kind of men we want to be and why. We’ll start from weekly experiences of the members and use the group dynamic as a basis for exploration of our manhood – how we relate to what goes on outside the group, those we care about, each other and our own sense of purpose, direction and fulfilment. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Painting, Acrylics and Watercolour – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

With Mindfulness we can become aware of unhelpful habits and actively learn to be and gentler and kinder towards ourselves. With regular practice Mindfulness can help us find more ease, balance, and joy in our lives! Over the weeks we will learn valuable skills and practices that you can apply to your everyday life. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019, 23/07/2019

Wednesday 3 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Intermediate Ceramics – Group Course – 11:30 – 13:30 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

This course explores different surface decoration techniques used in ceramics: slips, oxides, underglazes and glazes. We will also explore painting and printing onto clay and pattern making using resist techniques, sgrafitto and sprigging. At the end of the course you will have better understanding of the variety and potential of surface decoration techniques available to use at the different stages of making and a series of finished ceramic pieces.


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019, 26/06/2019, 03/07/2019, 10/07/2019, 17/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindfulness and Self-Care – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

In this 8 week course, we will look at how Mindfulness plays an important part in genuine self-care. Many of us are stuck in habits of pushing, judging and blaming ourselves, and even our self-care efforts can get caught up in giving us a hard time! Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019, 26/06/2019, 03/07/2019

Thursday 4 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mixed Media Collage – Group Course – 13:00 – 15:00 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

You will experiment with drawing, printmaking and painting techniques, combined with found images, and textures. The 10 week course will playfully guide you how to create your own powerful images and explore the history of collage. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potters Wheel Evening Group – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

In this course you will learn how to improve your existing throwing skills in a relaxed atmosphere, coached by a professional practising ceramicist. Students will be able to 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Tai Chi – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

I practice and teach in a traditional style where all the forms are rooted in ancient Chinese Martial arts. However there is no physical contact with others in our practice. We learn how to increase our strength and eventually become more focused and in control of our body. The ultimate goal is to achieve unity of body and mind and learn to move in a balanced and effortless way. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potter’s Wheel Introducton – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:30 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019

Friday 5 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindful Fridays – Group Course – 10:00 – 11:30 (started on 17/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

A 10 week course that explores presence as a living and breathing dynamic. Using the body as a starting point, we will take time to rediscover its natural ways of moving and how we can constantly make choices to allow this. Rhythm, time and space will provide a platform on which to experiment and play so that we can feel their effects on our system. Working with the intention of learning how to stay in contact with ourselves and surroundings while in motion and being still.  Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 17/05/2019, 24/05/2019, 07/06/2019, 14/06/2019, 21/06/2019, 28/06/2019, 05/07/2019, 12/07/2019, 19/07/2019, 26/07/2019

Monday 8 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Beginners Ceramics – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 13/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

The course explores clay as a material and medium. Students will learn and develop the main pottery techniques of: coiling, pinching, press moulding 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/2019


In Progress: 13/05/2019, 20/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 03/06/2019, 10/06/2019, 17/06/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 08/07/2019, 15/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, My Story in Pictures – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 13/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Over the course we will learn how to create cartoons and comics by looking at how we can use text and image together. There will be an emphasis on the therapeutic role of writing and drawing. No drawing or writing skills necessary, only a willingness to experiment. Students will be encouraged and supported to try out new ideas and techniques. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 13/05/2019, 20/05/2019, 03/06/2019, 10/06/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 08/07/2019, 15/07/2019

Tuesday 9 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Sculptural Ceramics – Group Course – 17:30 – 19:30 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 28/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Chi Kung – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Chi Kung (Qi Gong) is an ancient Chinese holistic health practice usually translated as 'vital energy work'. It comprises of individual slow movement exercises, static postures and meditations. This six week course will focus on practices which are energising, emotionally uplifting and encourage the development of groundedness and balance. The sessions are suitable for all fitness levels. If unable to stand exercises can be done sitting down. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Men’s Group – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

An 8-week course which aims to offer men the opportunity to talk about their lives and explore what it means to be a man. This group is open to men who want to share their struggles, support others or exchange ideas. It’s likely we’ll talk about a wide range of issues, from the challenges we face in the everyday to finding out what kind of men we want to be and why. We’ll start from weekly experiences of the members and use the group dynamic as a basis for exploration of our manhood – how we relate to what goes on outside the group, those we care about, each other and our own sense of purpose, direction and fulfilment. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Painting, Acrylics and Watercolour – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

With Mindfulness we can become aware of unhelpful habits and actively learn to be and gentler and kinder towards ourselves. With regular practice Mindfulness can help us find more ease, balance, and joy in our lives! Over the weeks we will learn valuable skills and practices that you can apply to your everyday life. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019, 23/07/2019

Wednesday 10 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Intermediate Ceramics – Group Course – 11:30 – 13:30 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

This course explores different surface decoration techniques used in ceramics: slips, oxides, underglazes and glazes. We will also explore painting and printing onto clay and pattern making using resist techniques, sgrafitto and sprigging. At the end of the course you will have better understanding of the variety and potential of surface decoration techniques available to use at the different stages of making and a series of finished ceramic pieces.


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019, 26/06/2019, 03/07/2019, 10/07/2019, 17/07/2019

Thursday 11 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mixed Media Collage – Group Course – 13:00 – 15:00 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

You will experiment with drawing, printmaking and painting techniques, combined with found images, and textures. The 10 week course will playfully guide you how to create your own powerful images and explore the history of collage. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potters Wheel Evening Group – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

In this course you will learn how to improve your existing throwing skills in a relaxed atmosphere, coached by a professional practising ceramicist. Students will be able to 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Tai Chi – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

I practice and teach in a traditional style where all the forms are rooted in ancient Chinese Martial arts. However there is no physical contact with others in our practice. We learn how to increase our strength and eventually become more focused and in control of our body. The ultimate goal is to achieve unity of body and mind and learn to move in a balanced and effortless way. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potter’s Wheel Introducton – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:30 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019

Friday 12 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindful Fridays – Group Course – 10:00 – 11:30 (started on 17/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

A 10 week course that explores presence as a living and breathing dynamic. Using the body as a starting point, we will take time to rediscover its natural ways of moving and how we can constantly make choices to allow this. Rhythm, time and space will provide a platform on which to experiment and play so that we can feel their effects on our system. Working with the intention of learning how to stay in contact with ourselves and surroundings while in motion and being still.  Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 17/05/2019, 24/05/2019, 07/06/2019, 14/06/2019, 21/06/2019, 28/06/2019, 05/07/2019, 12/07/2019, 19/07/2019, 26/07/2019

Monday 15 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Beginners Ceramics – Group Course – 10:30 – 12:30 (started on 13/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

The course explores clay as a material and medium. Students will learn and develop the main pottery techniques of: coiling, pinching, press moulding 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/2019


In Progress: 13/05/2019, 20/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 03/06/2019, 10/06/2019, 17/06/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 08/07/2019, 15/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, My Story in Pictures – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 13/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Over the course we will learn how to create cartoons and comics by looking at how we can use text and image together. There will be an emphasis on the therapeutic role of writing and drawing. No drawing or writing skills necessary, only a willingness to experiment. Students will be encouraged and supported to try out new ideas and techniques. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 13/05/2019, 20/05/2019, 03/06/2019, 10/06/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 08/07/2019, 15/07/2019

Tuesday 16 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Sculptural Ceramics – Group Course – 17:30 – 19:30 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 28/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Chi Kung – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

Chi Kung (Qi Gong) is an ancient Chinese holistic health practice usually translated as 'vital energy work'. It comprises of individual slow movement exercises, static postures and meditations. This six week course will focus on practices which are energising, emotionally uplifting and encourage the development of groundedness and balance. The sessions are suitable for all fitness levels. If unable to stand exercises can be done sitting down. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Painting, Acrylics and Watercolour – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

With Mindfulness we can become aware of unhelpful habits and actively learn to be and gentler and kinder towards ourselves. With regular practice Mindfulness can help us find more ease, balance, and joy in our lives! Over the weeks we will learn valuable skills and practices that you can apply to your everyday life. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019, 23/07/2019

Wednesday 17 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Intermediate Ceramics – Group Course – 11:30 – 13:30 (started on 15/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

This course explores different surface decoration techniques used in ceramics: slips, oxides, underglazes and glazes. We will also explore painting and printing onto clay and pattern making using resist techniques, sgrafitto and sprigging. At the end of the course you will have better understanding of the variety and potential of surface decoration techniques available to use at the different stages of making and a series of finished ceramic pieces.


In Progress: 15/05/2019, 22/05/2019, 29/05/2019, 05/06/2019, 12/06/2019, 19/06/2019, 26/06/2019, 03/07/2019, 10/07/2019, 17/07/2019

Thursday 18 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mixed Media Collage – Group Course – 13:00 – 15:00 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

You will experiment with drawing, printmaking and painting techniques, combined with found images, and textures. The 10 week course will playfully guide you how to create your own powerful images and explore the history of collage. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potters Wheel Evening Group – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

In this course you will learn how to improve your existing throwing skills in a relaxed atmosphere, coached by a professional practising ceramicist. Students will be able to 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Tai Chi – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

I practice and teach in a traditional style where all the forms are rooted in ancient Chinese Martial arts. However there is no physical contact with others in our practice. We learn how to increase our strength and eventually become more focused and in control of our body. The ultimate goal is to achieve unity of body and mind and learn to move in a balanced and effortless way. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potter’s Wheel Introducton – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:30 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019

Friday 19 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindful Fridays – Group Course – 10:00 – 11:30 (started on 17/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

A 10 week course that explores presence as a living and breathing dynamic. Using the body as a starting point, we will take time to rediscover its natural ways of moving and how we can constantly make choices to allow this. Rhythm, time and space will provide a platform on which to experiment and play so that we can feel their effects on our system. Working with the intention of learning how to stay in contact with ourselves and surroundings while in motion and being still.  Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 17/05/2019, 24/05/2019, 07/06/2019, 14/06/2019, 21/06/2019, 28/06/2019, 05/07/2019, 12/07/2019, 19/07/2019, 26/07/2019

Tuesday 23 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Painting, Acrylics and Watercolour – Group Course – 13:30 – 15:30 (started on 14/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

With Mindfulness we can become aware of unhelpful habits and actively learn to be and gentler and kinder towards ourselves. With regular practice Mindfulness can help us find more ease, balance, and joy in our lives! Over the weeks we will learn valuable skills and practices that you can apply to your everyday life. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 14/05/2019, 21/05/2019, 04/06/2019, 11/06/2019, 18/06/2019, 25/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 09/07/2019, 16/07/2019, 23/07/2019

Thursday 25 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mixed Media Collage – Group Course – 13:00 – 15:00 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

You will experiment with drawing, printmaking and painting techniques, combined with found images, and textures. The 10 week course will playfully guide you how to create your own powerful images and explore the history of collage. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potters Wheel Evening Group – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

In this course you will learn how to improve your existing throwing skills in a relaxed atmosphere, coached by a professional practising ceramicist. Students will be able to 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Tai Chi – Group Course – 18:15 – 19:45 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Physical Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

I practice and teach in a traditional style where all the forms are rooted in ancient Chinese Martial arts. However there is no physical contact with others in our practice. We learn how to increase our strength and eventually become more focused and in control of our body. The ultimate goal is to achieve unity of body and mind and learn to move in a balanced and effortless way. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019
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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Potter’s Wheel Introducton – Group Course – 15:30 – 17:30 (started on 16/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road 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. Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 16/05/2019, 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019

Friday 26 July

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Event type: Recovery, Event type: Wellbeing, Mindful Fridays – Group Course – 10:00 – 11:30 (started on 17/05/2019)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Centre for Better Health
1a Darnley Road E9 6QH

A 10 week course that explores presence as a living and breathing dynamic. Using the body as a starting point, we will take time to rediscover its natural ways of moving and how we can constantly make choices to allow this. Rhythm, time and space will provide a platform on which to experiment and play so that we can feel their effects on our system. Working with the intention of learning how to stay in contact with ourselves and surroundings while in motion and being still.  Enrolment start date: Monday 8/04/19


In Progress: 17/05/2019, 24/05/2019, 07/06/2019, 14/06/2019, 21/06/2019, 28/06/2019, 05/07/2019, 12/07/2019, 19/07/2019, 26/07/2019