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Complete our empowering women course and get £200 shopping vouchers


Do you want to learn how to manage stress and look after your mental and physical wellbeing? This free, 15-day course will provide you with knowledge around mental health, healthy lifestyles, and mindfulness, plus a few added pamper treats thrown in!Participants must be in receipt of benefits to take part, and those who complete the course will receive a £200 Love2Shop high street voucher.Course runs from 10 June - 1 July, Monday – Friday, 9.30am - 2.30pm. Wednesdays will be home working for study or holistic therapies.

Email: getinvolved@southliverpoolhomes.co.uk  for more information.


 

Makers at the Mansion Summer Craft Market

Sun Jun 02 2024 at 11:00 am to 05:00 pm

Calderstones Mansion House, Calderstones Mansion House, Calderstones Rd


Join us this June at Makers at the Mansion Summer Craft Market for a fabulous day of shopping and supporting talented local artisans.


Discover unique handcrafted items from jewellery and ceramics to artwork and aromatherapy all in the beautiful surroundings of Calderstones Park. The event takes place inside and outside the Mansion House and features 40 fantastic makers.


Enjoy the summer vibes, tasty food and drinks, and great live music whilst soaking up the creative atmosphere. The mansion garden will have fun for all the family and everyone is welcome including your pooches!


Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to find one-of-a-kind gifts and support small businesses. See you there :-)


 

South Liverpool Homes

Get crafty and help us celebrate 25 years in South Liverpool


In October we’re marking 25 years of SLH in South Liverpool, and we want to bring the community along with us every step of the way.Among our anniversary plans is a community pebble hunt in Speke and Garston during the summer holidays.


We hope it will give families a fun, free holiday activity, exploring their communities and finding 50 specially decorated pebbles, that will commemorate our 25th birthday and celebrate our amazing places.


But we need your help to decorate our pebbles. We know we’ve got some amazing crafters out there, judging by previous creative courses we’ve held, so we’re kicking the project off with a crafting session at Garston Children’s Centre, Banks Road, Garston on 12 June.


The sessions are completely free, open to adults and children, and all equipment will be provided. You don’t need to be a pebble painting pro either. Just bring along your ideas about home, community and birthday vibes!


 

At The Bluecoat


John Robb’s The Art of Darkness (Manchester University Press) is the first comprehensive history of Goth music and culture, a 500+ page tome exploring the origins and legacy of this enduring scene. Drawing on his experience as a musician and journalist, Robb explores the style, music, clubs, politics and social conditions that typified the early years of goth culture. He also reaches back to key historic events and movements that frame gothic ideas - from the fall of Rome to European folk tales - and considers the current mainstream of goth influencers and culture. The Art of Darkness offers a first-hand account of the legendary gigs and clubs that made the scene happen, alongside interviews with The Banshees, The Cure, The Damned, Nick Cave, Southern Death Cult, Einstürzende Neubauten, Bauhaus, Killing Joke, Throbbing Gristle, Trent Reznor, Johnny Marr and many more.


We’re delighted to welcome John to the bookshop to discuss this landmark work with local legend Roger Hill, a freelance director, performer, writer, lecturer, storyteller and broadcaster. For more than 35 years Roger hosted the Popular Music Show on BBC Radio Merseyside, the UK's longest running alternative music programme. Roger has been a champion of culture and a regular fixture on the arts scene since his time at the Liverpool Everyman Theatre in the 1980s, working on notable projects with LIPA, Bluecoat and Tate.

Tickets: £5

 

South Liverpool Homes

Positive mindset through physical activity


If you haven’t heard of Mindset Matters yet, where have you been? Mindset Matters promote the benefits of improving mental health and wellbeing through physical activity.They free, fun, encouraging and inclusive classes from ProFlex Gym, Garston, 4 Wood Street, Garston, Liverpool L19 2LU.  

  • Mondays, 8pm-9pm Boxercise (funded by us)

  • Fridays, 7pm-8pm Boxercise (funded by Tesco Community Grant – thanks everyone for voting!)

All fitness levels are welcome. Just turn up on the day!


 

Tickets are free but you need to book. Use this link:

Welcome to the LGBTQIA+ Wellbeing in the City event! Following on from our Suicide Prevention in the City Event we have heard your feedback and we are now focusing on your wellbeing! Join us at The Brink for an event dedicated to promoting mental health and wellness within the LGBTQIA+ community. Connect with like-minded individuals, participate in networking, and learn about resources available to support your wellbeing. This in-person event is a safe space for everyone to come together and prioritise self-care. Let's celebrate diversity and resilience in the city! See you there!


 

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